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Schools/Sports

Jenna Petrungaro receives Comptroller’s Achievement Award

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos congratulated Jenna Petrungaro of Massapequa High School on her receipt of the Comptroller’s Achievement Award for excellence in economics and finance. More...

Plainedge student Emma Volpe honored for outstanding achievement

Emma Volpe is one of 17 exceptional students to be honored recently with the George Farber Outstanding Student Award. More...

Ashley Markiewicz recieves perfect score on portfolio

Ashley Markiewicz, of Massapequa, received a perfect score on her portfolio by the New York State Art Teachers Association as part of a program called “ The Portfolio Project.” She is a junior at Massapequa High School and a visual arts s More...

Obituaries

Suzanne M. Labocetta, longtime Massapequan, avid bowler

Suzanne M. Labocetta is remembered as a woman with an “amazing and inspiring soul.” Born in Brooklyn, she lived in Massapequa since 1973 and died suddenly May 22, 2014 at the age of 69. More...

Opinion

About a lost wallet and newfound faith

EDITORIAL

I recently lost my wallet and within less than two hours I received a call from a Good Samaritan who said he found it on the side of the road and wanted to return it to me. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Nassau and Suffolk counties should seriously look into separating from the MTA

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Former Assembly Ways and Means Chairman Arthur “Jerry” Kremer recently penned an article bemoaning the fact that Long Island is significantly shortchanged when it comes to state and federal aid for our transportation and highways. More...

MPK residents appeal to mayor to address quality-of-life issues

"This is affecting our quality of life." More...

Weekend Events

Friday, July 4 •1864 Independence Day Celebration at 10 a.m., Old Bethpage Village Restoration, 1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage. For info., call 516-8400. More...

 

People/Social

Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato attends American Legion Post 1066 Flag Day Ceremony

Pictured are Jack Ryan, Ralph Cavalieri, Dennis Dietrich, First Vice Commander Anthony Santoro, VFW Post 7763 Commander Richard Begandy, Supervisor John Venditto, Nassau County Legislator Michael Venditto and Mayor Jeffrey Pravato. More...

Receiver Stefanich offers brochure about his office

Oyster Bay Town Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich advises residents that the Town has developed an informative brochure about his office, which is available to residents at no cost. More...

Sunrise Smoothies opens in Massapequa Park

N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto recently attended the Grand Opening Ribbon Cut- ting for Sunrise Smoothies located at 4786 Sunrise Hwy., Massapequa Park. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

The Riverhead Raceway action on June 21, 2014 featured a first-time winner and others who had not seen Victory Lane in quite some time. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

First week of summer vacation. “I’m bored” are the words that parents dread to hear as they secretly conspire to ship their kids back to school. 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, July 3 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Oyster Bay Music Under the Stars concert series begins its 2014 season

Award-winning country rock band Lonestar kicks off thefirst week of the 2014 Town of Oyster Bay Music Under the Stars concert series performing at John J. More...

Sisters of Greater LI hosting trip to see LI Ducks game

The Sisters of Greater Long Island are hosting a Night with the Long Island Ducks, Tues., Sept. 9.The game begins at 6:35 p.m. and tickets are $10. Parking is free. More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?