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Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, October 3 •DIY Play Dough for ages 3-5 with an adult. Farmingdale library 116 Merritts Rd., 516-249-9090. Saturday, October 4 •Massapequa Reformed Church Fair and Auction from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

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Schools/Sports

Two teachers from Massapequa School District make history

For the first time in Massapequa School District history, two teachers were invited to evaluate and score College Board Advanced   Placement (AP) Exams. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

Championship Night on Sat., Sept. 20, 2014 at Riverhead Raceway led to heartbreak for some, joy for others.  When the dust settled in a competitive Modified race, Howie Brode of East Islip flashed the dominance he showed early in the season. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Some people fear heights, spiders or snakes. When it comes to dogs, I fear hemangiosarcomas because they are such hidden and deadly cancers. More...

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SPECIAL DISTRICT MEETING MASSAPEQUA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, IN THE COUNTY OF NASSAU, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a resolution of the Board of Education of the Massapequa Union Free Scho More...

Obituaries

Kelly Covello, graduate of St. Agnes H.S. (now Kellenberg H.S.), Massapequa resident

Kelly Covello was a woman who enjoyed life, gathering around her lifelong friends and nurturing her children and her family. More...

Two locals selecled All County

St. More...

Schumer joins fight to get U. S. Navy and DOJ to pay up for costs of SFWD treatment facility

U.S. Senator Charles E. More...

Street dedicated in memory of Massapequan Joe Basile

The Town of Oyster Bay dedicated a street on a beautiful Saturday afternoon to the former president of the Chamber of Commerce of the Massapequas Joseph Basile. More...

MSD reviews security protocol with parents and community

Sup't Iconis assures public that safety a priority after incident two weeks ago

Superintendent of Massapequa Schools Lucille Iconis said the district was taking a recent incident in which two Unqua Elementary students left the building seriously, adding that “thankfully, both children were found and they were returned to t More...

 

People/Social

FIT student from Massapequa receives SUNY Chancellor’s Award

Jaime Duncan, a 2014 graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), has received a Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence from the State University of New York (SUNY) system, of which FIT is a part.  More...

Honoring our veterans for their service

New York State Senate candidate, Legislator Michael Venditto, thanked veterans for their service while attending Farmingdale’s Annual Memorial Day Parade. More...

Plainedge Auxiliary president awarded UCPN Volunteer Award

Rinda Palya, right, of Bottles on Broadway Massapequa was presented the Plainedge of UCPN Volunteer of the Year Award by Plainedge Auxiliary President Iris Alesssi, left. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607   Massapequa Park  40 Harbor Lane  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, October 2 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Hazardous Waste Disposal Day for Oyster Bay Town residents Oct. 11

The seventh of eight 2014 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal (S.T.O.P.-Stop Throwing Out Pollutants), Electronic Waste (e-waste) and Drug Collection programs for Oyster Bay Town residents is scheduled for Sat., Oct. More...

Raynor Family Reunion Oct. 4

The Raynor Family Association Annual Reunion, Round-Up XXIII for descendents of 1634 Thurston and Edward Raynor, will be held Sat., Oct. 4 at Old First Presbyterian church, 125 Main St., Huntington.  A 9:30 a.m. More...

Opinion

Denenberg fiasco hurts integrity of the political process

The announcement that Nassau County Democratic lawmaker and 8th Senatorial District candidate Dave Denenberg is under investigation for allegedly bilking clients from a law firm in which he worked, and forging the name of a federal judge on court pap More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY

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