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New PSEG app helps families prepare emergency plans

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, has partnered with PSEG Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), to develop Let’s Get Ready! More...

Schools/Sports

Farmingdale Companions in Courage Foundation raises money during run

On Aug. 30, the Farmingdale Main Street Mile took place. It was the 10th anniversary of this one-mile race and one-quarter-mile fun run to benefit Companions in Courage Foundation (CiC), which was founded by former NY Islander Pat LaFontaine.  More...

We Are Athletes team earns honors at Bethpage Ocean to Sound Relay

Sister and brother Michele Grieco and Joe Grieco of Massapequa ran the second and seventh legs of the We Are Athletes team that earned first place honors in the Co-ed Open Division of the 29th annual Bethpage Ocean to Sound Relay on Sun., Sept. More...

Our local Lacrosse standouts...

Steven University, Owings Mills, Maryland has announced the Mustangs that have made the 2014 men’s lacrosse team. From this are Gregory Catalano of Farmingdale, Ryan Kirby of Massapequa Park and Brandon Savona of Massapequa Park.   More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607   More...

Obituaries

Nancy Joan Gardner Carruthers, former Amityville school bus dispatcher

Nancy Joan Gardner Carruthers, a longtime resident of Amityville, died at Tranquility House Hospice Kennesaw Mountain Hospice in Marietta, Georgia. She was 81 years old.  More...

Opinion

The Post’s endorsements, 2014

Next Tuesday is Election Day and with this edition, we end our coverage of local elections, which, we hope, has helped our readers to know the candidates better and make more informed choices. More...

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Massapequa girls volleyball team digging pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Massapequa is doing its part to raise money and alertness to the deadly disease.  On Mon., Oct. More...

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, October 31   • Senior Citizens of Farmingdale meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Farmingdale library, 116 Merritts Rd., 516-249-9090.  •Halloween Lunch Buddies for ages 3-5. More...

 

Election

Assemblyman Tom McKevitt faces challenge from Levittown resident and attorney Jonathan Clarke

Republican NY State Assemblyman Tom McKevitt is running for the 17th Assembly seat against Democrat Jonathan Clarke in the Nov. More...

Saladino running against “no-show” candidate Ed Buturla

New York State Assemblyman Republican Joseph Saladino is running for reelection in the 9th Assembly District Nov. 4 against Democrat Edward M. More...

Ethan Irwin takes on longtime incumbent and health care advocate Senator Kemp Hannon

Longtime New York State Sen. Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) faces opposition from Levittown resident and civil litigation attorney Ethan Irwin. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Are you ready for another Afghan Hound rescue saga? This time of year I edit the stories for the pinup pups that will be featured in next year’s Afghan Hound Club of America Rescue calendar. More...

Hot Laps

Although the 2014 Riverhead Raceway season is history, not all drivers put their cars in the garage until next spring.  My valuable assistant, Maria Gerdik, hit the road on a recent weekend.The destinations were Wall (N.J.) Stadium and Thompson 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 30   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

County Executive Mangano announces volunteer auxiliary police recruitment drive

To increase the ranks of the volunteer Nassau County Auxiliary Police, County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced a recruitment drive, Nov. 10 to 13, 5 to 9 p.m. at local police precincts and policing centers.  More...

TOBAY Leaf Collection Program starts Nov. 3

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris Coschignano announced that the Town’s Annual Leaf Collection Program is scheduled to get underway on Mon., Nov. 3 to Fri., Dec. 5.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF NASSAU BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing LP, Plaintiff, against Kevin Washington, Del Washington, et al., Defendant(s).  More...