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Massapequa Park celebrates summer and Independence Day in style

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Massapequa Park held its traditional beginningof summer and Independence Day events over the past two weeks, beginning with Irish Night and ending with Breakfast in Brady Park. More...

Fuschillo to host hurricane preparedness seminar July 27

With Long Island in the middle of hurricane season, New York State Sen. Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is inviting local residents to an emergency preparedness seminar on July 27. More...

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Hot Laps

Two months into the season, as June turns to July, many local South Shore drivers are making a run for division titles during the 2011 Riverhead Raceway season. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Is an 88 year old widow too old to adopt a cat? Before you answer, doesn’t it depend on the 88 year old? After all, age is only a number, whereas ageism can be a road block to the happiness of both a lonely senior citizen and a needy pet. More...

Obituaries

Louis Catapano, formerly of Massapequa Park, WWII Veteran

Amityville resident Louis L. Catapano died June 12, 2011 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home in Amityville. He was 90. He was born on May 6, 1921 in Brooklyn to Pasquale and Giuseppina (Digiurise) Catapano. During World War II, he served in the U.S. More...

Frances McCarthy, Our Lady of Lourdes Teacher

Retired Massapequa Park teacher and Girl Scout leader Frances R. McCarthy died on June 20, 2011 at the age of 90. She had taught at Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. School in Massapequa Park for 19 years before she retired in 1985. More...

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Public Notices -

Your right to know

SUMMONS AND NOTICE INDEX NO. 09-09933 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF SUFFOLK --------------X WILLIAM S. MIDGLEY, JR., Plaintiff, against CHARLES L. More...

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Help for Joplin MissourI tornado victims - Free Access

LOCAL COLLECTION UNDERWAY

The Massapequa Lions, Farmingdale Knights of Columbus and Boy Scout Troop 90 are collecting items for the Joplin Missouri Tornado Victims at the Cop Shop Friday, July 22 and Saturday July 23. More...

Farmers' Market brings Long Island's best to our area

AMITYVILLE MARKET OPEN FRIDAYS

The best of Long Island’s home grown fruits, vegetables and other fresh products come to Amityville Village every Friday between 2 and 7 p.m. More...

Local athlete Maria Varricchio in All-Star game

Local athlete Maria Varricchio was selected to play in this year's North-South College All-Star Lacrosse game. The Massapequa resident was excited about being chosen by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association. More...

Massapequa Schools signs four employee contracts; new concepts help keep costs down

The Massapequa School Board voted to approve contract settlements with three of its bargaining units, striking deals that broke new ground in labor negotiations. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Kiwanis Club to host Baldinger’s NFL/Kiwanis Football Clinic

The Kiwanis Club of Massapequa will host the 16th Annual Baldinger’s NFL/Kiwanis Football Clinic, Sat., July 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at John Burns Park, Merrick Road, Massapequa. More...

Library

Worlds of Wonder Await You At The Library

Massapequa, 523 Central Avenue Massapequa Park, Massapequa, 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 www.massapequalibrary.org. More...

Events & Calendar

Blood drive July 18

On Mon., July 18, the New York Blood Center will host a blood drive in Amityville The scholarship blood drive, which is being organized by Amityville resident and Chaminade High School student Matt Parker, will take place from 3 to 9 p.m. More...

Safe Boating Courses

Safe Boating Courses, free Vessel Safety Checks and More are offered from America’s Boating Club®, the United States Power Squadrons®. With 18 squadrons around Long Island, there’s one near you. More...

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. THURSDAY, July 14 •Town of Oyster Bay Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Bd. hearing room, 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Massapequa Park sign needs a little TLC

The berm and welcome sign to Massapequa Park along Sunrise Highway is looking a little peeked. More...

Towering reality for MPK Village

So, Massapequa Park is being asked again to consider approving the installation of new communication towers. And, again, the Village Board is raising its concerns about such plans. More...

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