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Globetrotters teach McKenna Bullying Prevention

The entire McKenna Elementary School student body, Massapequa, gathered together to meet “Handles” Franklin, one of the iconic Harlem Globetrotters, who took some time to score points off the court by conducting an assembly on The ABCs of More...

Massapequa Schools awake to a new "digital dawn"

A new digital dawn is shining on Berner Middle School. More...

Students make creative impact on the disabled

Farmingdale High School seniors Hailey Timco and Amber Sommers recently won the AHRC Nassau TShirt Contest by designing a creative concept around the organization’s logo. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR

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, February 12   More...

February fun planned at the Fire Island Lighthouse

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) has scheduled events for February.  More...

Opinion

Low point for New York Rising program

New York State, under its New York Rising program, has been purchasing storm-damaged homes in our communities.The program operates with state and federal HUD money.  More...

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State lawmaker says it’s time to address education reform

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Earlier this week, I was proud to join members of the Assembly Minority Conference to renew our calls that the state Legislature address much-needed reforms to our state’s education system, including the implementation of the Common Core standa More...

O’Mahony paces ‘Pequa in wrestling win over Syosset

Put the rest of Nassau County wrestlers that weigh in at 220 pounds on notice, Chase O’Mahony is back and looking as dominant as ever.  After missing a couple of weeks with a concussion, the top-ranked wrestler, at 220 pounds for the Chief More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, February 13   • On Fri., Feb. 13, 1 p.m., the Central Avenue Library will have Free Blood Pressure Readings courtesy of the Long Island Visiting Nurse Service.  • On Thurs. Feb. 13. More...

 

People/Social

Please meet the 2015 local scholars

•North Massapequa resident Eileen M. Walsh was named to the dean’s list at Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts for the fall 2014 semester.  More...

Jovhann Egalite of Mass. wins Miss Congeniality

Jovhann Egalite of Massapequa was awarded Miss Congeniality at the 2014 Miss Teen New York Pageant held Nov. 16 in Brooklyn. More...

Homecoming Farm’s fifth annual Spring Awakening to celebrate Thomas Berry

Homecoming Farm will be offering it’s fifth annual Spring Awakening on Sat., April 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Helen Butler Hall at Dominican Village, 565 Albany Ave., Amityville. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

It’s been eight years since I was first flabbergasted to learn that “Sensation,” the Pointer that has always been the symbol of Westminster Kennel Club (WKC), was buried in Babylon in 1887. More...

Hot Laps

The impending blizzard didn’t dampen the spirits of those attending the Riverhead Raceway Awards Luncheon at Joe’s Garage in Riverhead on Sun., Jan. 25.  More...

Obituaries

Alice Stratigos, resident of North Massapequa and Civil Air Patrol pilot during WWII

Alice Stratigos grew up in Freeport, the daughter of a Freeport police officer and Purple Heart recipient, Joe Malone. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE BIDDERS MASSAPEQUA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT Bids will be received, publicly opened and read aloud for GARBAGE & RUBBISH REMOVAL at 9:00 a.m. More...