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Schools/Sports

Plainedge’s Davien Kuinlan wins 76th Thorp Award and Dylan Burns named to All-Long Island team

Talk about him as a quarterback, talk about him as the best runner in Nassau County, just don’t forget to talk about his offensive line.  More...

Challenger Baseball Jamboree gives disabled kids a chance to play

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, Councilman Joseph G. Pinto and Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia recently attended John J. Burns Park in Massapequa where the Town of Oyster Bay was hosting the 2015 Challenger Baseball Jamboree.  More...

Massapequa girls basketball looking for fans

Massapequa girls varsity basketball officially kicked off its 2015-16 season .The team is led by senior Melanie Hingher. You can show your support for the team by coming to the upcoming home games at Massapequa High School. 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 31   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Plainedge School District kindergarten registration for 2016-17 set for Feb. 8 to 12

Kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year will be from Feb. 8 to 12, 2016, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Plainedge School District Board Room, 241 Wyngate Drive, North Massapequa. No appointments are necessary for that week. More...

Opinion

Your newspaper, your home, your year

We close 2015 with fond memories of many of the stories, people and events that we covered. Some were difficult, some were sad, some were poignant, but all were part of what we consider to be our job to keep our readers informed and empowered.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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GUEST COMMENTARY: A very tough job by Lee H. Hamilton

You know who I feel sorry for? Today’s politicians. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Happy New Year 2016!  Saturday, January 2   More...

 

People/Social

Nassau County Police Medic Association joins Santa and Mrs. Claus visiting sick children in local hospitals

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano (center) and the Nassau County Police Medic Association joined Santa and Mrs. Claus on their sleigh visiting sick children in local hospitals and children with special needs at a local school.  More...

Plainedge School District kindergarten registration for 2016-17 set for Feb. 8 to 12

Kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year will be from Feb. 8 to 12, 2016, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Plainedge School District Board Room, 241 Wyngate Drive, North Massapequa. No appointments are necessary for that week. More...

South Nassau Communities Hospital Home Care earns spot in prestigious HomeCare Elite™ listing

For the 10th consecutive year, South Nassau Communities Hospital Home Care has earned a spot in the prestigious HomeCare Elite™ listing of the top 25% of home health care providers in the United States. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Whaling Part II - Free Access

Going whaling around the world to exotic places like the South Sea paradise of the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) was a young man’s game! More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Tempus Fugit! About 15 years is the best we can expect a dog or cat to be with us. If we live until 75, we’ve spent 1/5 of our life with that pet; and if we survive to 90, the fraction drops to 1/6 of our lifetime. More...

Obituaries

Mark Mellinger, Massapequa Park resident, Community United Methodist Church trustee, veteran

Mark Mellinger was born in New Holland, Pennsylvania— Dutch country. His mother was a Mennonite so faith filled his life and set the course for the man he was to become.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice is hereby given that a license, number 1291258, for beer, wine and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine and liquor at retail in a restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law&nb More...