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Saladino and Venditto win handily; voters maintain status quo in state• INandTHEcountyNEWS •

The results Nov. 6, which gave New York State Assemblyman Joseph Saladino one of the largest margins of victory on Long Island, were nothing less than “beyond my wildest expectations,” said Saladino. More...

Massapequans remember their Veterans

A Veterans Day ceremony was held at Klestenic Park in Massapequa on Sunday under the direction of American Legion Post 1066. More...

The lawmaker & the astronaut

NYS Sen. Kemp Hannon, left, spoke at the Cradle of Aviation opening of the JetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium. He talked with Scott Carpenter, a member of the original Mercury astronauts. More...

On the Sidelines

•“What’s a Daler?” many faithful Massapequa fans chanted from the stands of Hofstra University, mocking the Chiefs’ opponents in the Nassau Conference I Semifinals. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Plainedge Eastplain Elementary School honors Patriot Day

All students and staff at Eastplain Elementary School in the Plainedge School District were asked to show their support for Patriot Day by wearing red, white and blue. More...

Lockhart Elementary in Massapequa “teaching tolerance”

Using posters and other free resources, a large, bi-fold display was created in the lobby of Lochkhart Elementary School highlighting tolerance and social change such as school integration in the 1960s and Cambodian genocide survivors who were adopte More...

Farmingdale School District wins NYSSMA Presidential Citation Award

The Farmingdale School District’s Music Department has won the prestigious New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Presidential Citation Award. More...

Library

At your library

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770 www.massapequalibrar y.org. More...

Obituaries

Mary Bain Sheard, former resident of Nassau Shores and Bar Harbor

Mary Bain Sheard, a former resident of Nassau Shores and Bar Harbor, Massapequa and a founder of Bain Heating and Piping in Amityville, died Nov. 3, 2012. She was 97 years old. More...

Opinion

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Make up school days lost to Sandy More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

The Massapequa Post newspaper invites readers to present their views, ideas and issues. More...

Breaking News - 11/29/2012 3:11 PM

Plainedge Schools opt to cancel February break to make up days lost to Hurricane Sandy

Set Dec. 3 for deadline for filing resume to fill school board vacancy

By Diana QureshiAt its dual working session and business meeting Nov. 20, the Plainedge School Board voted to make up for the school days lost to Hurricane Sandy utilizing the district’s February break and two additional days in May. More...

P'edge and Massapequa HS bands featured on MSG tomorrow

Plainedge and Massapequa high schools will be featured in MSG Varsity’s special “The Marching Bands” airing on Thanksgiving Day, Thurs., Nov. 22, on Optimum channel 14 from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

As power goes on, so do alarms, keeping Massapequa VAMPs busy

After working non-stop since Hurricane Sandy struck Oct. 29, responding to calls for rescue, fires and other emergencies, the Massapequa Fire Department was inundated with calls on Fri. and Sat., Nov. More...

ATA holds rally against NYS tax cap

The Amityville Teachers Association and Amityville administrators held a rally late last month to bring attention to the drawbacks of the New York State tax cap. More...

CORRECTION:

An previous article about the Oyster Bay Town budget (Nov. 14), stated that a hearing would be held Nov. 27. In fact, that was incorrect and the Town has already adopted its budget. We apologize for the error. More...

 

People/Social

Assemblyman Saladino visits Shoreville Park Civic Assoc.

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino joined Massapequa’s Shoreville Park Civic Association President Tony Manougian, Financial Secretary Resa Hauptman and Vice President Clem Quinlan at their meeting recently held at Fairfield School Massapequa. More...

Blessing of the Animals at TBT

On Saturday afternoon, Oct. 20, Temple B’nai Torah of Wantagh, Rabbi Marci Bellows and Cantor Steven Sher held a Blessing of the Animals. The date was chosen because the story of Noah was read during the Shabbat service. More...

HOMETOWN HERO NEWS

Local residents graduate from basic training

Army Pvt. Robert J. Marino graduated from the Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data Systems Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

Nassau County’s emergency pet plan evolved as Sandy unleashed her wrath. Rescuers realized that pets, too, would need more than an overnight haven. Hundreds would require long-term shelter and care. More...

Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. Readers should know that meetings are subject to change without notice. FRIDAY, November 23 More...

Local runners and walkers are invited to the 2012 Carter, Deluca, Farrell and Schmitt Ho Ho Ho Holiday Run

The Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt Holiday 5 Kilometer Run will be held Saturday morning, Dec. 15. The Greater Long Island Running Club will be celebrating the 25th anniversary edition of that event at the John F. More...

Small business emergency loans available to assist those affected by Hurricane Sandy

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (RMerrick) is informing residents that a new $10 million small business emergency loan fund has been created to provide financial assistance for businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

On October 15, 2012, articles of organization werefiled withthe N.Y. More...

Poll

Do you approve of the way the Obama administration is handling the Ebola crisis?