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Breaking News - 5/23/2013 8:18 PM

MPK Village Mayor Altadonna tapped for Town Clerk's post

After months of speculation and rumors, Massapequa Park Village Mayor James Altadonna has been nominated for the position of Oyster Bay Town Clerk. More...

Jenna Petrungaro and Megan Musachio chosen to attend prestigious summer legal seminar

IN THE NEWS

Jenna Petrungaro and Megan Musachio became the first Massapequa High School students chosen to attend the Mock Trial Summer Institute, an intensive, one-week seminar hosted by the New York Bar Association. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Healthy choices offered at Plainedge’s Schwarting Elementary

Fourth-grade students at Schwarting Elementary School in the Plainedge School District have been studying nutrition and healthy choices. More...

Farmingdale HS student announced as National Merit Semi-Finalist

Farmingdale High School announced that senior Kevin Hassett was recently named a 2013 National Merit Semi- Finalist. Approximately 1.5 million high school juniors nationwide entered the 2013 National Merit Scholarship competition. More...

McKenna Elementary students learn about fire safety from Massapequa FD

McKenna Elementary students in kindergarten and grades one, two and three learned about fire safety from the Massapequa Fire Department during fire safety month. More...

Events & Calendar

Massapequa’s Memorial Day Parade, May 27

American Legion Post #1066 and Sgt. Peter F. Colleran Post #7763, Veterans of Foreign Wars, are once again jointly conducting the Memorial Day Parade and service in the Massapequas. The date is Mon., May 27, 2013 and the starting time is 10 a.m. More...

Berner reunion planned

Massapequa’s Alfred G. Berner High School class of 1973 will hold its 40th reunion, Sat., June 8, 3 to 7 p.m. at the Beach Hut in Copiague’s Tanner Park. For information, go to www.facebook.com/Berner- High73reunion. More...

Massapequa Library participates in Chamber of Commerce Festival

The Massapequa Public Library participated in the Massapequa Chamber of Commerce Festival. The representatives from the library enjoyed meeting new friends and signing up new patrons. The library will take part in the upcoming Memorial Day Parade. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALESUPREME COURT –COUNTY OF NASSAUJOSEPH EHRENREICH,Plaintiff, -against-ERNEST G. More...

Breaking News - 5/31/2013 7:06 AM

Massapequa's Military Towers of Freedom rise - Free Access

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Breaking News - 5/24/2013 10:47 PM

Navy SEAL from Massapequa laid to rest - Free Access

Friday, May 24: Special Warfare Operator Third Class Jonathan Kaloust, 23, who died last week in a Humvee accident during training exercises was laid to rest today. More...

Massapequa remembers Peter Schmitt at dedication ceremony

As a resident, Peter Schmitt loved walking through the Massapequa Preserve. More...

FSD hires firm to conduct school security audit

The Farmingdale Board of Education approved a security audit to be performed by Intralogic Solutions Inc., of Nassau County (www.nyschoolssecurity.com). More...

 

People/Social

Tobay invites civics, chambers to be listed on Town’s website

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone reminds all civic organizations and Chambers of Commerce in the Town that they are welcome to be listed on, and linked to, the Town’s website, www.oysterbaytown.com. More...

Raising donations for veterans

Commander Richard Begandy and Senior Vice Commander Bill Colfer of VFW Post 7763 Massapequa Park distribute VFW Buddy Poppies during the month of May. More...

Commander Begandy of VFW Post 7763 helps cub scouts learn about flag etiquette

Commander Richard Begandy of VFW Post 7763 Massapequa Park conducted an American flag history and flag etiquette class for Cub Scout Den One Pack 691 on Feb. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

Nice news! Shelter dogs and cats are now Colorado’s official state pet. Last week Governor John Hickenlooper, accompanied by his own shelter rescue dog, Sky, signed the bill into law at Denver’s shelter. 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

Thomas Edmund Palau, former Massapequan and graduate of St. Rose of Lima and Massapequa schools

Thomas Edmund Palau, who grew up in Massapequa and attended St. Rose of Lima Elementary School and Massapequa High School, died April 17, 2013. He was 58 years old and died from complications from a fall he took in Dec. 2012. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

The legacy today’s graduates inherit

This month across the country we celebrate and commemorate two events, graduations and Memorial Day. One prompts us to look to the future, while the other at the past. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

The bravery of four chaplains

On Feb. 3, 1943, the United States Army Transport Dorchester – a converted luxury liner – was crossing the North Atlantic, transporting more than 900 troops to an American base in Greenland. More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?