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Former St. John the Baptist High School teacher and coach arrested on child pornography charges

Suffolk County Police announced the arrest on Friday of a retired teacher from St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School in West Islip, charging him with possessing child pornography on his computer in Holbrook. Police gave this account: More...

Mall employee notes suspicious incident; acts appropriately

Following the recommendation that “if you see something, say something,” an employee of the Massapequa Mall alerted police to a suspicious woman on Mon., Jan. 7. More...

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Pets pets pets

We certainly have a smorgasbord of purebred dogs. The American Kennel Club (AKC) now recognizes 177 breeds. Most were developed outside the US. More...

Events & Calendar

Temple B’nai Torah Scout Family Shabbat February 1

Temple B’nai Torah, 2900 Jerusalem Ave. and Oakfield Avenue in Wantagh, will hold its annual Boy and Girl Scout Family Shabbat on Fri., Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Scouts are invited to attend in uniform with friends and family. More...

Free throw contest Feb. 10

The Knights of Columbus Council 6911, Massapequa Park, Our Lady of the Island will hold its basketball free throw contest Sun., Feb. 10, 2 to 3:45 p.m. at the Ames High School gymnasium, 198 Baltimore Ave., Massapequa, east of Broadway. More...

Unqua Blood Drive

The Unqua PTA is conducting a blood drive in conjunction with Long Island Blood Services, Thurs., Jan. 24, 3:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Unqua Elementary School, 350 Unqua Rd., Massapequa. All walk-ins are welcomed. More...

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PUBLIC HEARING CALENDAR NOTICE OF PUBLICMEETING BY THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to the provisionsof Chapter 246, ArticleIII, Section 246-18-E of theCode of the Town of OysterBay, notice is hereby giventhat the Zoning Board ofAppeals has sched More...

Massapequa HOF presents check to YES

Massapequa Hall of Fame President Mike Hanna is shown presenting a check in the amount of $2000 to YES Community Counseling Center Executive Director Jamie Bogenshutz of Massapequa. More...

Massapequa Park Village settles contract with CSEA workers; three year pact calls for 3.5% pay hike

Massapequa Park Village CSEA employees ratified a new three-year contract last week that gives them a 3.5 percent salary increase in each year. The contract runs from June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2014. More...

IN THE NEWS

In acknowledgement of the New York State School Boards Association’s School Board Recognition Week, Dr. Edward Salina Jr., superintendent of schools for the Plainedge School District, honored the Plainedge Board of Education at the Dec. More...

Iain Whalen of Massapequa earns Eagle Scout

N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto honored Massapequa resident and Eagle Scout Iain Whalen of Troop 690 for his dedicated service. Pictured is Iain's mother Julianne Whalen, Eagle Scout Whalen, N.C. Leg. More...

 

People/Social

Long Island Air Force Association presents A Pearl Harbor Memorial Ceremony

Hosted by Republic Airport and The American Air Power Museum

The Long Island Air Force Association held a Pearl Harbor Memorial Ceremony hosted by Republic Airport and the American Air Power Museum. The event was held Fri., Dec. 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

Donald Cox, veteran, master carpenter and longtime Massapequa resident

Donald Terrence Cox, a longtime resident of Massapequa, a veteran and master carpenter, died Jan. 9, 2013 at his home in Gildersleeve Park, Amityville. He was 80 years old. Mr. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Forming a Village police force may not be the way to go

A significant undertaking of Massapequa Park Village Mayor James Altadonna and his administration in the near future is to review and assess police services for residents and to come up with a plan or proposal that will ensure that The Park is adequa More...

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Initiatives are great, but ideas have to be funded Dear Editor: Governor Cuomo deserves high marks for putting forth solid proposals that will help raise student achievement. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?