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Massapequa HS donates locks of hair for cancer patients

Amid clusters of pink balloons and a sea of cheering students and faculty, a group of 47 teachers and students from Massapequa High School-Ames Campus set a new record for the school. More...

Lockhart's fifth-graders get work experience at Commerce Plaza

Fifth-grade students from Massapequa’s Raymond J. Lockhart Elementary School got down to business at Commerce Plaza in Levittown. More...

Berner seventh-graders learn about social media

After presenting to parents the pros and cons of using social media last fall, Massapequa High School’s Student Advisory Council took its Power Point presentation to Alfred G. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa523 CentralAvenue516-798-4607 Massapequa Park40 Harbor Lane516-799-0770 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, August 28 •Amityville Rotary Weekly Meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Registration underway for Stop World Hunger Tennis Tournament

Registration is now underway for the 34th Annual Stop World Hunger Tennis Tournament. The tournament is open to recreational tennis players from across Long Island. More...

Take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge fundraiser to find a cure for ALS

The Ice Bucket Challenge is a fundraiser for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Now there will be a night out to help the cause, Sat., Nov. 1, 7 to 11 p.m. at the American Legion Hall at 66 Veterans Blvd., Massapequa. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Rich Clothing, LLCfiled with the SSNY on5/13/2014. Office location:Nassau County. SSNY designated for service of process. More...

TOBAY officials hold hearing on piercing New York State tax cap

Move is precautionary measure only, they say

The Oyster Bay Town Board held a public hearing Tues., Aug. 12 to consider piercing the New York State tax cap levy for the coming fiscal year. More...

Town partners with Oyster Bay Historic Preservation Roundtable on future of Mill Pond House

Representatives of the Town of Oyster Bay and the Oyster Bay Historic Preservation Roundtable have announced a preliminary agreement towards the preservation of the Mill Pond House, a Town landmark on West Shore Drive in Oyster Bay. More...

State comptroller completes audit of SFWD; no accounting recommendations needed

The New York State Comptrollers Office has completed an audit of the South Farmingdale Water District (SFWD). More...

 

People/Social

G&G Delicatessen opens on Park Boulevard in Massapequa Park

Congressman Pete King (R-Seaford) commends Bert Baldenko and Mike Gerace on the grand opening of G&G Delicatessen on Park Boulevard in Massapequa Park. More...

Japanese restaurant Sunakkuba opens in Massapequa Park

Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato welcomed Alan Widianto and Mei Tso on the opening of their new restaurant Sunakkuba on Merrick Road in the Village of Massapequa Park. More...

Plainedge Athletic Complex rededicated

In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy destroyed the entrance sign to the Edward Byrne Memorial Athletic Field at Plainedge High School. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

On and off the track, it was a busy evening at Riverhead Raceway on Aug. 16, 2014. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Last week “Inky,” an indoor cat, went missing while his Levittown family was out of state on vacation and relatives were pet-sitting. More...

Obituaries

Sister Prague Maria Fortier, taught elementary education at St. Killian’s Parish in Farmingdale

Sister Prague Maria Fortier, of the Order of Dominican Sisters in Amityville and a former teacher in St. Martin of Tours School, died Aug. 10, 2014 after a brief illness. More...

Opinion

Help your local back-to-school program

It’s almost back to school time and parents and students are out purchasing clothes and school supplies. But for some families, this is a strain on an already strained budget and this economy has only made things worse. More...

Silence is golden

A letter from a reader this week raises an issue that concerns many – the use of motorized lawn mowers and leaf blowers throughout our communities. More...

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