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Schools/Sports

Grace Day School students learn about Native American culture

The Grace Day School Early Childhood Pre-K students were all ears listening as a representative from the Long island Center for Arts & Science spoke at Native American culture. More...

Mustangs present season-end awards

The Massapequa Mustangs presented special awards in the fall. Mike Ragusa presented Rocco Dionisio Jr., with a 25-year plaque and a 20-year plaque to John Kopp. More...

Dalers earn Nassau 1 football title

The Farmingdale Dalers earned the Nassau I football title. Head coach is Buddy Krumenacker; assistant coaches are Joe Schwarz, Matt Gentile and Mike Bush. More...

Obituaries

June Checkovich, Amityville Memorial High School graduate, secretary

June Checkovich, a 1939 graduate of Amityville Memorial High School and graduate of Katharine Gibbs School of Business, died Dec. 20, 2015 at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut following a brief illness. She was 93 years old. More...

Opinion

Facing a populist surge, a candidate finds unity to win the White House

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Partisan gridlock in Washington, the two parties at each other’s throats. The economy wracked by disruptive new technologies and jostled by rising foreign competition. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Massapequa athletes and coach honored to be named among All-Island teams

Massapequa not only has been a powerhouse for producing on the field and in the classroom, but the Chiefs have been successful at collecting the hardware as well.  Recently, 12 players and one coach have been honored as members of either the fir More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, January 15 • On Fri., Jan. 15, 10 a.m., the library will have Friday Fun. We’ll have a variety of stations set up for you to explore, plus crafts and fun activities. More...

 

People/Social

John Hirt reelected water commissioner in SFWD

John Hirt, commissioner of the South Farmingdale Water District, was among 21 water districts in Nassau and Suffolk Counties elected or reelected to office.  Hirt was reelected to a three-year term, beginning Jan. 1.  More...

American Legion Massapequa Post 1066 Annual Boys/Girls State Recognition Night

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto and Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone recently attended the Massapequa American Legion Post #1066 for the organization’s Annual Boys State/Girls State Recognition Night.  More...

Lauren Knudsen appointed Hauppauge SD director of mathematics and student data

Massapequa resident Lauren Knudsen was welcomed to the Hauppauge School District as the new director of mathematics and student data for Hauppauge School District.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The August Belmont family had a huge impact on the dog world. August, Jr. bred and showed dogs, particularly Smooth Fox Terriers and Setters. From 1888-1915 he was the fourth president of the American Kennel Club (AKC). 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, January 14   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

YES Counseling offering parent workshops

YES Community Counseling Center will be conducting an Active Parenting program for parents of teens (ages 12 to 18) at the Massapequa office, 75 Grand Ave., Massapequa beginning Wed., Jan. 20, 7 to 8:30 p.m. for six weeks. More...

Last Hope Catch of the Day fundraiser January 31

This year marks the 13th anniversary of Last Hope’s Fixa Feral Program which started in 2003 and has provided the public with financial assistance to spay and neuter feral cats in their Long Island neighborhoods. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICE PLEASE BE ADVISED, that the Board of Fire Commissioners of the North Massapequa Fire District shall hold its regular monthly open public meetings on the first Monday of each month in 2016 commencing at More...