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Pets, Pets, Pets

“Do you want sardines or pink salmon for breakfast?”  Thus was the menu query when baiting humane traps to get the Mama cat and three kittens residing in the 95-year-old man’s shed. More...

LIBRARY CHAT

Hello Massapequa! The Library Board of Trustees, Administration and Staff thank you for passing our budget with your vote of confidence. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770  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, June 26 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

YES Community Counseling Center class July 12

YES Community Counseling Center is approved by the New York State Department of Education to provide the state’s two-hour certification training for mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect. More...

Free workshop for families dealing with autism, June 26

ABA & Beyond - How Family Dynamics May Contribute to “Typical” Behavioral Challenges will be offered by the Family Service League and the Family Center for Autism. This free workshop is for parents of children on the autism spectrum. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation, Lyra’s Laundry, LLC Articles of Organization have been filed with Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/9/2014. Office Location: Nassau. SSNY designated for service of process. More...

Massapequa Park readies for annual summer events

The last Massapequa Park Village Board meeting of the spring had a seasonal feel to it as the board attended to matters in preparation for the summer. More...

WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, June 27   •Banjo Society meeting 8 p.m. VFW Hall 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission. Listen, sing and dance to banjo music. Beginners advanced and professionals are invited to play along. For info., call 516-889-2184.  More...

 

People/Social

Irish Night, Breakfast at Brady, 5K Run and Parade on tap in Massapequa Park

The Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park is proud to announce the Independence Day activities taking place in its Village.  More...

Schools/Sports

Farmingdale girls lacrosse earns ninth straight Nassau Class A title

To call them a dynasty might be an understatement.  When you win the Nassau Class A girls lacrosse championship nine straight times, other teams are clearly playing for the right to be County runner-up.  This is exactly what top-seeded Far More...

Massapequa Alliance beats Smithtown Flames 4-2

by Randy Vogt  The Massapequa Alliance defeated the Smithtown Flames, 4-2, on June 7 at the Peter Collins Soc- cer Park in Plainview. More...

Plainedge Tennis team has undefeated 2014 season

The Plainedge High School varsity tennis team had an undefeated 2014 season. The team, coached by Lorraine Amato, was led by senior Zach Chang, who has been undefeated at first singles for the past two years. More...

Obituaries

Dominick Thomas Giarratano, Massapequa resident, pharmacy owner

Dominick Thomas Giarratano, who lived in Massapequa and owned and operated pharmacies in Lindenhurst and Copiague, died May 27, 2014.  Mr. Giarratano was born in Brooklyn and graduated from Elmont High School. More...

Opinion

If Sandy taught us anything, it is the importance of being prepared; let’s do it!

GUEST EDITORIAL

Superstorm Sandy brought fear into our homes and hearts. Some Long Islanders, as well as others, are still suffering from the effects of Sandy and other recent natural disasters. Fear can be used as a positive tool at times, however.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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