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Massapequa schools hire new transportation company

The Massapequa Board of Education authorized Board President Gary T. Bennett to sign a State Education Department Assignment of Contract form assigning the transportation contracts of Raybern Bus Company to Educational Bus, Inc. More...

Massapequa School Board asks community to take part in budget process

As the Massapequa School District prepares to unveil its proposed 2014-2015 school budget to the community, residents are urged to attend the upcoming public budget discussion meetings to raise questions or concerns, and become better informed about More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Such a New York story; “Billy” (Ch MACH Merewood NY State of Mind), a remarkable 11-year-old Bearded Collie from Staten Island, is named after the Piano Man. Both dog and namesake will be performing at Madison Square Garden soon. More...

Hot Laps

Even though the Riverhead Raceway season concluded in September, the drivers remained busy at other tracks.  For example, Figure-8 pilot Roger Maynor took his Barrasso & Sons Mason Supply Figure-8 car to Citrus Speedway in Florida and finish More...

Obituaries

Mattie Callis, Amityville resident, Parkview Nursing Home employee

Mattie Callis, a resident of Amityville, died Dec. 5, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage. She was 89 years old.  More...

Opinion

Cuomo should call special election

It’s been weeks since Chuck Fuschillo lefi the Senate to take a job with a not-for-profit organization and, since that time, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not said a word about calling a special election tofill his seat.  More...

Attention readers:

What do you think about this issue of Internet gambling, one side of which is expressed in a commentary below? More...

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Amityville School Superintendent John R. Williams dies - Free Access

In February 2008, interim Superintendent John Williams, Ed.D., was appointed Superintendent of the Amityville School District. He replaced Dr. Brian Desorbe. More...

Two arrested in Massapequa for prostitution - Free Access

Another illegal massage parlor in Massapequa closed down

Two women from Brentwood were arrested in Massapequa and charged with prostitution after undercover officers went to a massage parlor located in an office at 707 Broadway and were offered a sexual act in exchange for money. More...

MPK mayor pitches in and takes the wheel of a plow during snowstorm

When Jeffrey Pravato became the mayor of Massapequa Park, he knew that he would be called upon to fill a variety of roles in the Village. Recently, he assumed one that took him a bit by surprise —snowplow operator. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, February 7   •Banjo Society meeting at 8 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission. More...

 

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IN THE NEWS

At a recent Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners Association (NSWCA) meeting sponsored by the Plainview Water District, the Association elected a new board for the 2014 term, which runs from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31. More...

Post Scholars

•Michael Neglia, of Farmingdale, has been named a Dean’s Business Scholar by the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University, Hempstead.  More...

John Venditto honors student scholarship winners

Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto recently attended the annual Columbus Lodge #2143 in Farmingdale, Order of Sons of Italy in America scholarship award ceremony, where, on behalf of the entire Town Board, he congratulated the students recei 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, February 6 More...

T.O.B. annual Winter Classic

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto announced that the LI Blues will host the Fourth Annual Winter Classic at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center, 1001 Stewart Ave., Bethpage on Sat., Feb. 8.  More...

Bingo Fundraiser Feb. 9

Temple B’nai Torah, 2900 Jerusalem Ave., Wantagh and the PTA for the Susanna E. Heiman Religious School are sponsoring a family Bingo fundraiser, Sun., Feb. 9, 11:30 a.m. Admission is $4 at the door and includes three Bingo cards. More...

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LEGAL NOTICES

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE TO BIDDERS ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed Bids for the New Playground Surfacing (Colleran Park) will be received by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Massapequa Park until 10: More...