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State passes measure to allow local assessment corrections on storm-ravaged properties; deadline to opt into program is December 6

Legislation introduced by Assemblyman Bob Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) and Sen. More...

Trees of Love lighting ceremony Dec. 14

On Sat., Dec. 14, 4 to 7 p.m., Last Hope Animal Rescue will be continuing a holiday tradition begun in 1998. It will host Trees of Love, a lighting ceremony, at the Last Hope Adoption Center, 3300 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa HS Varsity Soccer teams are New York State Champions!

It was a historic day for the Chiefs as both the boys and girls varsity soccer teams capped the season with state championship titles. More...

Obituaries

Grace McEvoy, former Massapequa resident and real estate agent

Grace McEvoy, a longtime resident of Massapequa who worked in real estate in the community for many years, died in North Carolina at the age of 86 years old. Mrs. McEvoy was raised in Valley Stream and graduated from Hempstead High School. More...

Opinion

Take a fresh look at the holiday season

EDITORIAL

Okay, the crazy season is now officially underway and there is so much to do that it’s hard to think about getting everything done in time for the holidays. More...

We asked...

...Just in case you were wondering about those bright yellow train cars along the Babylon LIRR branch over the past few weeks. Well, according to an MTA spokesman, they are part of resurfacing work on weekends along the Babylon Branch. More...

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MSD prepares transportation contingency plans - Free Access

Provider facing bankruptcy

Officials in the Massapequa School District are preparing contingency plans for their bussed students in the wake of layoffs and Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filed by Atlantic Express Transportation Corp. More...

Analysis of election: Not many changes

After all the discussion, debate and bitter exchanges about Town and County finances, bond ratings and taxes, the people made what one political analyst called “personal” decisions at the polls this year, sticking, in most cases, with inc More...

Stacy Fischer case settled; district wins right to fire former principal

After four years of hearings and legal wrangling, the Amityville School District won the right to terminate the employment of former Northwest School Principal Stacy Fischer. More...

No sanitation or S.O.R.T. collection November 28

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Pinto reminds residents that there will be no Town sanitation or S.O.R.T. recycling collection on Thurs., Nov. 28, in observance of Thanksgiving Day. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, November 29 •Temple B’nai Torah 2900 Jerusalem Ave., Wantagh at Oakfield Avenue service at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is asked to bring their Menorah and four candles. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa High School Class of ‘63 holds reunion

Massapequa High School, Class of 1963, held a 50th reunion in September. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Latest on the “Kitten Bowl”: On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 at noon, the Hallmark Channel will kick off the firstever “Kitten Bowl” to coincide with the other big game. More...

Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

FRIDAY, November 29 •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 behavioral problems of another person. More...

New York Blood Center’s Rob’s Run 5K, December 1

The 21st anniversary edition of New York Blood Center’s Rob’s Run, a five-kilometer cross-country race, will be held on Sun. Dec. 1, beginning promptly at 9:15 a.m. at Stillwell Woods Park in Syosset. More...

Senior citizen Gold Card program for Plainedge residents

As a thank-you for supporting its schools, the Plainedge School District has launched a senior citizen’s Gold Card program. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

AMENDMENTS TO THE CODE OF THE TOWN OF OYSTER BAY More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?