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Mayor James Altadonna and the Board of Trustees hosted the Village of Massapequa Park’s Annual Tree & Menorah Lighting. More...

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Schools/Sports

Farmingdale Elementary brings Journeys into America

The Farmingdale School District’s Northside Elementary School and the school’s Parent Teacher Association recently brought “Journeys into America,” an interactive social studies program, to all fourth grade students. More...

Massapequa seniors semifinalists in National Merit® Scholarship Program

Weeks after five Massapequa High School seniors were named semifinalists in the National Merit® Scholarship Program, two more were recognized with Letters of Commendation for high achievement and scholarships based on their performance on the Prelimi More...

Plainedge H.S. students stand against drugs

Plainedge High School’s Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club hosted a series of Red Ribbon Week activities during the week of Oct. 22. More...

Events & Calendar

Holiday party for children at Tackapausha

A live animal program and crafts will be featured at the South Shore Audubon’s annual holiday party for children at the Tackapausha Museum, Sat., Dec. 8, 1 to 4 p.m. The animal presentation will be at 1:30 p.m. More...

Historical Society open house Dec. 9

The Historical Society of the Massapequas is holding a holiday open house at Old Grace Church, 4755 Merrick Rd., Massapequa, Sun., Dec. 9, 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Environmental speaker at Beth-El December 16

On Sun., Dec. 16 at 10:15 a.m., Andrew Manitt from Neighborhood Network, an active local environmental organization, will be speaking at Congregation Beth-El at 99 Jerusalem Ave. in Massapequa. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Schools made tough but right decisions

We support our local school boards, which have decided to make up the instructional days lost to Hurricane Sandy by eliminating all or part of the spring or winter breaks. More...

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Sandy helped show us of who we really More...

Breaking News - 12/8/2012 6:14 PM

MSD announces it will hold school during winter break

New schedule makes up for days lost due to Sandy

By Tiffany Elliott    You can blame it on Sandy.The Massapequa School Board announced Thursday that the traditional winter break will be eliminated this year to make up for the 6 days lost from that hurricane. More...

MPK Village Board expected to appoint Dan Pearl• INas newTHEtrusteeNEWS •

Massapequa Park Village Mayor James Altadonna announced that the Village Board would be appointing Daniel Pearl to step into the seat of the late Harry Jacobson. More...

Elections for Fire and Water district commissioners set for Tuesday

Voters will have a chance to head to the polls and vote for Fire and Water District commissioners on Tues., Dec. 11. North Massapequa Fire District More...

 

People/Social

Red Cup ‘Pequa Reunion raises $13K for alumni impacted by Hurricane Sandy

What started out as an impromptu 35th year class reunion on Nov. More...

Assemblyman Saladino launches Toys-for- Tots drive for Long Island storm victims

Assemblyman Joseph S. Saladino announced that he is once again teaming up with the United States Marine Corps to provide new toys and gifts for children and teenagers on Long Island. More...

Catholic Health Services provides storm assistance

Catholic Health Services (CHS), in collaboration with Nassau County Executive Edward P. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

Amid all the sadness of Sandy, many mitzvahs happened behind the scenes. In response to the hurricane, much of this kindness and generosity has been extended to people on behalf of their pets. The list below outlines only a few of the good deeds: More...

Library

At Your Library

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue • 516-798-4607 Massapequa Park, 40 Harbor Lane • 516-799-0770 www.massapequalibrary.org. More...

Obituaries

Pearl Rakofsky, former resident of Bristal Assisted Living in Massapequa

Pearl Rakofsky died Mon., Nov. 5, 2012 at Gurwin Jewish Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Commack. An original resident of the Bristal Assisted Living, Massapequa in 2006, she spent five years living there, until she moved to Gurwin last year. More...

Chris LaMarca, beloved AMHS music teacher

Funeral services were held Fri.Nov. 30 for Amityville School teacher John “Chris” LaMarca who died last week. A 1973 graduate of Amityville Memorial High School and resident of West Babylon, Mr. More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

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