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Breaking News - 1/22/2016 5:43 PM

MPK Village issues weather alert - Free Access

SPECIAL WEATHER MESSAGE More...

Massapequa Park Village sets public hearing on banning hookah lounges and sale of marijuana by Ron Scaglia

Hoping to preserve a setting that Massapequa Park Mayor Jeffrey Pravato describes as "a family-oriented Village," Massapequa Park officials are considering a ban of "hookah" lounges and the sale of marijuana in the Village. More...

Tobay special youth hockey showcase begins Feb. 6

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Rep. Peter King shares insight with Massapequa HS’s AP Government and Politics classes

Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) spoke with Massapequa High School students in the Advanced Placement Government and Politics classes, offering insight into the most pressing issues facing our country today.  More...

Plainedge community hosts successful coat drive

Legislators Rose Marie Walker and Laura Schaefer were pleased to help out at the 25th Annual Plainedge Community Coat Drive on Sat., Dec. 5. The legislators pitched in to help load the bags into vehicles for distribution.  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 21   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

ToBay to host College Hockey Challenge

Thee Town of Oyster Bay will host its annual College Hockey Challenge, Sat., Jan. 23. According to Town Councilman Anthony D.  More...

“Distinguished Artists” concerts announced for January

The Town of Oyster Bay 2015-16 Distinguished Artists Concert series continues into the new year, as January features a number of performances at various libraries throughout the Town, Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia announced.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF NASSAU NOTICE OF SALE IN FORECLOSURE WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff v. CARLOS E, ENGLETON A/K/A CARLOS F SINGLETON, ST., PATRICIA A. ENGLETON et al.,  More...

Breaking News - 1/23/2016 11:17 AM

SNOW STORM: PSEG UPDATE - Free Access

PSEG Long Island is reporting that, as of 9:30 a.m., 1,065 of its 1.1 million customers across Long Island and the Rockaways are currently without power. More...

Breaking News - 1/23/2016 10:32 AM

STORM UPDATE - Free Access

Officials caution all but essential personnel to stay at home as worst of storm descends this afternoon

Nassau County is experiencing icy road conditions along with high winds, which is causing minor accidents and spin outs. Motorists are advised to stay off the roads.  More...

Breaking News - 1/21/2016 4:27 PM

Discrimination case against ASD dismissed - Free Access

NYSDHR says former employee falsified his resume

Former Amityville Principal Rodney Wilkins falsified his employment background on his application and resume to the Amityville School District. That, according to a decision by the New York State Division of Human Rights handed down last week. More...

MHS to host fundraiser basketball game Saturday-CANCELLED

Massapequans are being asked to get down to Massapequa High School, Sat., Jan. 23, from 1-3 p.m. to support the 5th Annual Coaches and Alumni vs. Cancer Basketball Game. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, January 22   More...

 

People/Social

Brandon Bologna of Massapequa earns rank of Eagle Scout

Brandon Bologna of Massapequa recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He was recognized for this achievement by N.C. Comptroller George Maragos.  Bologna is a member of Boy Scouts Troop #691 of Seaford-Massapequa. More...

Massapequa's Brian Kilmeade authors new book on Jefferson

Brian Kilmeade, cohost of “Fox & Friends” on Fox News and the national readio show “Kilmeade & Friends,” appeared at the Huntington Book Revue recently talking about his latest book, Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pi More...

Town to post minutes and resolutions of meetings on board website

The Town of Oyster Bay, with the start of the new year, will begin putting minutes and resolutions of Town Board meetings on its website, Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia announced.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa, 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607  Massapequa Park, 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770 www.massapequalibrary.org   More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Janet (Jan) Reichelt, former Massapequa Met Life employee

Dorothy Janet (Jan) Reichelt, a lifelong resident of Amityville, died suddenly Dec. 15, 2015. More...

Opinion

The loss of an ole-time reporter and friend

GUEST EDITORAL:

I lost a longtime friend this week. He was a former Newsday reporter who covered most of the major stories of the 50s, 60s and 70s, including the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Cruz: New Yawkers ain’t gonna fugetaboutut!

Okay, so Senator Ted Cruz doesn’t like New York values. Exactly what values are those values, Mr. Cruz?  More...