December 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MPK Village dedicates POW-MIA Chair

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Thanks to the contribution of a Village resident, and the work of local veterans, Massapequa Park Village is now among a handful of communities throughout the country that will display and maintain a POW/MIA Chair of Honor. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, December 11   • On Fri., Dec. 11, 3:30 p.m., the Harbor Lane Library will have Video Game Café & Open Play. Hang out with your friends and enjoy an afternoon of playing video games. Snacks and Drinks provided. No fee. Ages 10+. More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa Schools pay tribute to veterans

In tributes streaming with patriotic songs, heartfelt speeches and standing ovations, students and staff in the Massapequa School District showed their gratitude for military veterans and active-duty soldiers, who later sat down with Berner Middle Sc More...

Plainedge High School pays tribute to veterans

The Plainedge High School Key Club, in conjunction with the Massapequa Kiwanis Club, honored military veterans and the men and women who are actively serving the country with a Field of Honor display at John H. More...

Veterans "Return to School"

Amityville Schools •

On Nov. 13, Amityville Memorial High School hosted a “Veterans Return to School Day,” where more than 20 veterans throughout Long Island were welcomed to the school to speak with students in their social studies classes. 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, December 10   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Receiver Stefanich reminds residents to file for property tax exemptions

Receiver of Taxes James Stefanich reminds Town of Oyster Bay residents that the tax exemption application period ends on Jan. 4, 16. More...

Seaford Community Band to host concert

The Seaford Community Band with conductor Keith Schmitt and the Seaford Community Jazz Band with conductor Karen Lisk will perform their Winter Concert on Sat., Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m. at Seaford High School, 1575 Seaman’s Neck Rd., Seaford. More...

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Public Notices

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU Index # 04-013689 Argent Mortgage Co., LLC, Plaintiff, Against Janet Lotito; John Lotito; et al., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosu More...

Town of Oyster Bay gets $2.1M from NY Rising for generators for MFD, MPK and Massapequa

The Town of Oyster Bay, through funding provided by the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program of the New York State Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, has secured a $2.1 million grant that will provide for the installation of perma More...

Massapequa Mustangs hold successful food drive

On Sat., Nov. 7, members of the Massapequa Mustangs Senior Travel Team set up tables to collect food for the local food pantries. More...

Water commissioners updated on vital issues

At a recent Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA) meeting, Massapequa Water District Superintendent Stan Carey, NSWCA’s representative to the Long Island Commission for Aquifer Protection (LICAP), updated members of NSWC More...

 

People/Social

Runners gather for annual Turkey Trot in MPK

Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato sounded the horn at the starting line of the YES Community Counseling Center’s Annual Massapequa Park Turkey Trot. More...

Kiwanis Club of Massapequa Field of Honor

Residents, members of the Kiwanis Club of Massapequa and school and public officials gathered at Massapequa High School and then Berner to dedicate the Kiwanis Club’s Field of Honor. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Maybe it was all those years of teaching elementary school, but certain pet situations remind me of folktales, fables and proverbs from children’s literature. This week’s cat rescue escapade has three morals. More...

Opinion

Communities find peace and support in gathering

What a wonderful weekend we had covering all of the events for the holidays. There were tree lightings, home tours, shopping nights, visits with Santa, contests, the first days of Chanukah and more. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Gesture of gratitude touches this veteran’s heart

Dear Editor  More...