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Schools/Sports

Massapequa girls volleyball digs pink for charity

The Chiefs are at it again.  With a quick 3-0 victory over Plainview JFK, the Massapequa girls volleyball team has improved to 14-0 in Nassau AA-I as of Monday, October 19.  Jamie Smith had 12 kills, while Gabriella Azzariti has 15 assists More...

Massapequa football upsets Syosset in quarterfinals

Massapequa football team was looking for a game-changer against the former class of Nassau Conference I, Syosset. Casey Kimmel was the one who stepped up and made the difference. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Just got back from compiling the Best of Breed information at the National Dog Show in Philadelphia for the dog show broadcast you can watch on NBC Thanksgiving Day, right after the Macy’s parade. 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, November 19   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Last Hope to host flea market and jewelry sale, December 5

A flea market/jewelry sale supporting Last Hope Animal Rescue will be held Sat., Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Church of the Advent, (Winthrop Hall), 555 Advent St., Westbury. More...

YES offers training for mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect

YES Community Counseling Center is approved by the New York State Department of Education to provide the state’s two-hour certification training for mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE TO BIDDERS The Board of Education of the Plainedge Union Free School District, Town of Oyster Bay, North Massapequa, New York, in accordance with Section 103 of Article 5-A of the General Municipal Law, hereby inv More...

Grade change plan in MSD faces some opposition at East Lake meeting

The resurgence of a Massapequa School District plan to move the sixth grade to Berner Middle School, creating a grade six-to-eight learning environment, met with some opposition at a community meeting held at East Lake Elementary School two weeks ago More...

Rosanne's Jewelry store in MPK set to close doors in Janauary

Rosanne’s Jewelry store on Park Boulevard in Massapequa Park has counted down the days until Christmas for more than 40 years. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa Coast Little League Pirates are 2015 World Series Champs

N.C. Leg. James D. Kennedy, along with other elected officials, presented Certificates of Achievement to the Massapequa Coast Little League Pirates team that won the 2015 Double A Division World Series Championship title.  More...

American Legion Post 1066 holds Memorial Garden and Flag Retirement Ceremony

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, Councilman Joseph D. Muscarella, Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone, Councilwoman Rebecca   More...

Knights of Columbus Council honor SK Gerald Woods

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph G. More...

Obituaries

Helen M. Benedict, Massapequa Park resident, and former deli clerk at the A&P in Massapequa

Helen M. Benedict, a 50-year resident of Massapequa Park, died Oct. 2, 2015 at Nassau University Medical Center in Uniondale. She was 87 years old.  Mrs. Benedict was born on March 23, 1928 in The Bronx, to Lawrence and Mary (Ferguson) Ruthman. More...

Opinion

History has taught us a lesson on terrorism; we should learn it

EDITORIAL

Our patience and tolerance of those who would kill and maim innocent people in the name of God has been worn thin, and while we appreciate the caution of our politicians at every level and across the globe, we believe it is time for a concerted effor More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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It’s time to give families—and workers—the day off on thanksgiving

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

by Steve Levy  Years ago, just about everything other than gas stations and bakeries were closed on Thanksgiving. More...