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A one-man war effort to support America's troops

It all began when Hyman Strachman was watching television in his Massapequa home. More...

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Grace extends after-school program to community

Grace: Above & Beyond is a safe after-school environment where a child can develop his/her individual skills and gifts, get homework support or just run, jump and play. More...

Birch Lane School in Massapequa holds annual sixth-grade Volleyball Jamboree

As part of its spring semester, the physical education department at the Birch Lane Elementary School in Massapequa held its annual sixth- grade Volleyball Jamboree. Sixth- graders throughout Massapequa gathered together for the event. More...

Ladies of the Massapequa U15 Crush soccer team triumph this season

The Massapequa Soccer Club girls U15 Crush soccer team won first place in its region for NY Club Soccer League, National Premier Leagues and making it to the National Champions Cup. 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 15 More...

Homeowners Cleanup Aug. 17

The fifth of eight 2013 Homeowners Cleanup programs for Oyster Bay Town residents will take place on Sat., Aug. 17 according to Town Councilwoman Michele Johnson. More...

Donate blood August 21

The Sons of Italy and the Massapequa Chamber of Commerce are hosting a community blood drive, Wed., Aug. 21, 2 to 8 p.m. at the Sons of Italy #2143 Columbus Lodge, 2143 Boundary Ave., Farmingdale. A photo or signature ID is required. More...

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NOTICE OF SALESUPREME COURTCOUNTY OF NASSAUU.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, ASTRUSTEE FOR MERRILLLYNCH MORTGAGE INVESTORS TRUST 2010-NP1, Plaintiff -against-NESLY MARSEIL, ET AL.,Defendant(s). More...

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Campaign against drunk driving kicks off August 16 - Free Access

Officials hold press conference announcing initiative to save lives

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. More...

Rain doesn't dampen spirit of MPK annual street festival

Last weekend, Massapequa Park residents gathered in their hometown for the annual Massapequa Park Village street fair. Sat., Aug. 3 and Sun., Aug. 4 brought out various street vendors, musical acts, good food and hometown spirit. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, August 16 • Families Anonymous Self-Help Program: 8 p.m. St. Rose of Lima RC Church, Merrick Rd., and Bayview Ave., Massapequa. Program is for family and friends concerned about drug, alcohol or behaviorial problems of another person. More...

 

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Last month Nestlé Purina Pet Care Company announced it had completed the purchase of Petfinder, the largest online pet adoption website, from Discovery Communications. This is an interesting change of ownership for both Purina and Petfinder. More...

Hot Laps

Youth was served and had their time to shine at Riverhead Raceway on Aug. 3. The NASCAR Modifieds staged Twin 30’s. More...

Obituaries

Irma Louise Poppe Fleming, longtime resident of Amityville and Amityville High School graduate, Class of 1938

Irma Louise Poppe Fleming, a longtime resident of Amityville and a graduate of AMHS Class of 1938, died July 14, 2013. She was 92 years old. She was the daughter of Frederick G. and Laura F. More...

Opinion

Recent test scores reflect change in standards not student performance

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by Lucille F. Iconis,superintendentMassapequa School District More...

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