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MPK Village board holds easy summer meeting

After dealing with the major issues of selecting a mayor and a trustee in recent weeks, the Massapequa Park Village board had a routine meeting in which the business attended to was—routine. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

No matter how many times we stress that a stray dog belongs in the LI municipal shelter in the Town where found, or at the very least the shelter be notified and the dog scanned for a microchip, to maximize the owner’s chance of recovering a be 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. THURSDAY, August 8 More...

S.T.O.P.’s Electronic Waste/Drug Collection Day scheduled for Aug. 10

The fifth of eight 2013 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal (S.T.O.P.-Stop Throwing Out Pollutants), Electronic Waste (e-waste) and Drug Collection programs for Oyster Bay Town residents is scheduled for Sat., Aug. More...

Saladino announces grants for child-care providers impacted by Sandy

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino recently announced the availability of $200 million in federal Social Services Block Grant funds to New York State for rebuilding, repairing and renovating child-care facilities. More...

Opinion

Important lessons for this year’s college-bound students

Over the next several weeks, hundreds of thousands of young men and women across the country will be preparing to make the rite of passage to adulthood—they will be heading off to college. More...

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FairTax code is best assurance of a strong US

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Winning the battle against the Asian long-horned beetle on Long Island

It’s August - time to begin to get the kids ready for back to school; time to schedule that late-summer getaway or your Labor Day barbecue. More...

How to fight back against the beetle

Here’s how you can help save local trees from the blight of the Asian long-horned beetle: •Look for the telltale signs of the beetle. More...

Locking your car is key to protecting it from thieves

The Nassau County Police Department wants you to keep your auto and its contents safe and secure. The police department has noticed a recent change in certain crimes relating to automobiles. More...

 

People/Social

Local is an art finalist

The Long Island Museum in Stony Brook is proud to announce that Mary Wood of Massapequa has been chosen as a finalist in the museum’s juried art competition, Let’s Go to the Beach, shown above. More...

U13 Boys Massapequa Sharks boast a high winning streak

The 2013 spring season in the Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL) has been a very successful one for the U13 Boys Massapequa Sharks of the Massapequa Soccer Club. More...

Two girl scouts join with Hope for Youth to serve the community

Girl scouts and best friends, Gabriella Valentine, 14, and Katelyn Christ,13, began a community service project in early 2012 to earn their Silver Star Award, which is the highest award a girl scout cadette can receive. More...

Obituaries

Thomas Carter, former Massapequan and N.C. corrections officer, at 54

When Thomas Carter met Vickie D’Andrea there was an immediate attraction and he gave her a lucky quarter. She carries that with her to this day as a source of comfort and to remember her husband who had a gift for life. Thomas A. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICENotice is hereby given thatthe fiscal affairs of the Massapequa Fire District for theperiod beginning on January 1, 2012 and ending onDecember 31, 2012, havebeen examined by an independent public accountant,Johnson & Meyer, CPAs,LLP a More...

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