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Birch Lane students say Pledge of Allegience

Four students from Mr. Mulcahy’s sixth-grade class had the honor of saying the Pledge of Allegiance on the first day of the school year at Birch Lane Elementary School, Massapequa. More...

Maria Regina students take trip to Safety Town

Students from Miss Meehan’s thirdgrade class at Maria Regina School, Seaford, went on a field trip to Safety Town. They learned how to be safe pedestrians, cyclists and drivers. More...

Northside students enjoy anual in Field Day

Hundreds of students at the Farmingdale School District’s Northside Elementary School recently participated in Field Day, a day-long outdoor extravaganza designed to encourage physical education, teamwork and healthy living habits. 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, November 21 More...

Volunteers Needed

In preparation for the Thanksgiving holiday, Mid-Island Collision in Rockville Centre has purchased more than $120,000 in non-perishable groceries to provide over 12,000 Thanksgiving meals to Long Island’s needy. More...

No better place to get in the spirit than at the Candlelight Carol Sing

The Parish of Saint William the Abbot in Seaford will hold its second Candlelight Carol Sing, Wed., Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, November 22 • North Amityville Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary holiday shopping Bingo at the North Amityville Fire Company heqdquarters, 601 North Broadway, North Amityville. Door open at 6:30 p.m. and calling starts at 7 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

IN THE NEWS

MASSAPEQUA'S MERIT SCHOLARS: Five Massapequa High School seniors were recognized with Letters of Commendation from the National Merit® Scholarship Program for high achievement and scholarship based on their performance on the Preliminary SAT/National More...

Volunteers needed to visit the blind

The Suffolk County office of Helen Keller Services for the Blind is seeking volunteers for the Suffolk County area to spend one to two hours per week visiting blind or legally blind elderly adults who are homebound. More...

TOBAY reminds residents about taxes

Oyster bay Town Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich advises Town of Oyster Bay property owners who missed paying their 2013 General taxes by the Aug. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show is like cranberry sauce. It’s become a new Thanksgiving Day tradition. More...

Obituaries

Diana Giaco, South Farmingdale resident and former Farmingdale Library employee, at 86

For more than 25 years, Diana Giaco worked at the Farmingdale Library. She was an avid reader, loved to dance, and was active in many local clubs and senior citizen organizations, maintaining numerous friendships with people along the way. More...

Opinion

Common Core deserves better

There is a tremendous distinction between an idea and its execution. Like a great recipe, an idea requires a well-thought-out plan of implementation and a step-bystep approach that follows a clear set of guidelines. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

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Let’s work together in Massapequa to protect our educational system

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor: 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?