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Recent arrests point to increased police vigilance, says Mayor Altadonna; 7th Precinct inspector says it’s solid police work and business as usual

Massapequa Park Village mayor says he doesn’t know if it is the result of coincidence or a renewed effort, but the work of Nassau County Police during the first part of this year, which has resulted in arrests stemming from drug and other crimi More...

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Ducks visit Plainedge

Students at Eastplain Elementary School in the Plainedge School District recently participated in TD Bank’s Take a Duck to Class Essay Contest. More...

Inspirational athlete speaks to Farmingdale students

Recently, students from the Farmingdale School District’s Albany Avenue School had the opportunity to meet award-winning Long Island soccer player Dennis Oehler and listen to him speak about hi More...

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“When blackness was a virtue and the road was full of mud… “Come in,” she said, “I’ll give you shelter from the storm.” Lyrics by Bob Dylan More...

Events & Calendar

Join St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving event to raise funds for cancer research March 9

On Sat., March 9, 1 p.m., volunteers will shave their heads to help conquer childrens’ cancer. The event will be held at Johnny McGorey’s, 131 Front St., Massapequa Park. The head shavings will begin at 2 p.m. More...

Blood drive March 7

Long Island Blood Services will hold a blood drive, Thurs., March 7, 3 to 7:30 p.m. at the Massapequa Public Library, 40 Harbor Ln., Massapequa Park. More...

Lion’s Club sponsors scholarship for Massapequa seniors

The Massapequa Park Lion’s Club will be sponsoring its annual scholarship for graduating seniors. The applicant must be a high school senior residing in Massapequa or Massapequa Park. More...

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Enacting term limits is a responsibility of citizens at the voting booth

Statistics show that approximately 70 percent of those Americans eligible to vote are registered, but the number of those who actually get to the polls in each election is less than half of that. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

To Kevin Eastwood: You gotta believe!

Dear Editor: Although the Drawing Conclusions cartoon in the Feb. 27 issue was cute and funny, we Met fans shouldn’t concede anything with regard to how we are going to do this year. More...

Breaking News - 3/14/2013 4:47 PM

MPK Village Board votes to opt out of 2 percent tax cap

Sandy blamed for havoc on budget

by Carolyn JamesThe Massapequa Park Village Board passed a resolution to allow the Village to approve a budget for next year that would pass along a tax levy increase higher than the 2 percent set down by the state. More...

Breaking News - 3/13/2013 3:41 PM

Water District cautions residents about phony sales pitch - Free Access

The South Farmingdale Water District (SFWD) today issued a statement to all residents to be aware of fraudulent and false advertising activities within the community.  Door-to-door water filtration salesman are currently advertising themselves a More...

Daylight Saving Time

Spring Ahead Push clocks forward one hour 2 a.m. Sunday More...

MPK Village officials thank the Massapequa Moms

Massapequa Park Village officials took time last week to thank mothers. The Village recognized the Massapequa Moms, a local group formed almost two years ago that has reached out and become one of the most active service groups in the Massapequas. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Massapequa High School students participate in Moot Court Trials

On Mon., Feb. 4, Moot Court Trials were performed by members of Daniel Bachman’s Massapequa High School’s Introduction to Law Class. Presiding at the trials was Village Justice Gerard E. Giannattasio. More...

Sen. Fuschillo meets with Massapequa Cub Scouts

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently welcomed Cub Scouts from Pack 696 to his Massapequa office. More...

Plainedge Junior Girl Scout Troops visit Daleview Care Center

Two Plainedge Junior Girl Scout Troops visited Daleview Care Center in Farmingdale on Dec.14. Cadette Troop 3237 and Junior Troop 3422 got together to sing Christmas carols for the seniors staying there. More...

Obituaries

Miriam Uhlan, Massapequa resident, established the Cultural Arts Workshop

When Miriam Uhlan moved to Massapequa from New York City, she wanted to bring with her the arts and cultural scene she had enjoyed as a resident of Manhattan. More...

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FARMINGDALE UNIONFREE SCHOOL DISTRICT Farmingdale, NYNOTICE TO BIDDERSRequest for Proposal Description: PSYCHIATRIC SERVICESSealed proposals will be received by the Board of Education, Farmingdale UnionFree School District, Townsof Oyster Bay and Bab More...

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INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF MASSAPEQUAPARKNASSAU COUNTY, NEWYORKNOTICE OF SALE OF TAXLIENS FORUNPAID VILLAGE TAXES NOTICE OF TAX LIENSALE OF VILLAGE OFMASSAPEQUA PARK,NEW YORK IS HEREBYGIVEN THAT, in pursuance of the provisions of theReal Property Tax La More...