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Breaking News - 2/19/2016 2:07 PM

Police make major heroin bust in Massapequa - Free Access

Nassau and Suffolk County police, together with the DEA made the arrest two men in Massapequa yesterday, charging them with numerous drug offenses.   More...

Massapequa School board okays plan to move sixth graders

With a 3-2 vote, the Massapequa School District Board of Education approved the reconfiguration plan that will bring their sixth-grade students from elementary school to Berner Middle School. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 19   • On Fri., Feb. 19, 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. Farmingdale, 116 Merritts Rd., 516-249-9090.  More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

The Gold Rush of 1849: We got a little gold! - PART 2

On Jan. 26, 1849, the Long Islander (Huntington) newspaper reported that as the ship Brooklyn left the New York harbor for California, an Irishman hired as a servant took a half eagle coin from his pocket, and threw it among the crowd on the dock. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

By the time you read this “Pets,” the 140th Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Dog Show will be over. More...

Obituaries

Ruth Picinich, resident of Massapequa and founder and owner of nursery school and camp in East Meadow

For 61 years, Ruth Picinich cared for young children in her nursery school and summer day camp. More...

Breaking News - 2/18/2016 4:29 PM

Panera hiring - Free Access

On Tues., Feb. 23, Panera Bread will hold an open house to accept job applications 3 to 5 p.m. throughout its 42 locations.  Applicants have not only the chance to get a job but also to win a certificate for a free salad every month for a year. More...

Community meeting next week on ASD proposed bond vote

The Amityville Union Free School District Board of Education and administration invite all residents to attend a special community forum to discuss the proposed bond referendum. The forum is scheduled for Wed., Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

Councilman Joe Pinto meets with Massapequa Lions Club

Town of Oyster Bay Councilman Joe Pinto meets with the Massapequa Lions Club at the Nautilus Diner to discuss the programs and services the Town of Oyster Bay offer residents.  The Massapequa Lions meet the first Wednesday of every month at the More...

Pack 776 holds Pinewood Derby

Pack 776 hosted its annual Cub Scout Pinewood Derby on Fri., Jan. 29. The scouts are given a block of wood and have to design, paint and name their car. Jack Riley, a Webelos scout, took first place with his “Highway” car. 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, February 18   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Depression and anxiety screening February 26

A free and confidential depression and anxiety screening will be offered at South Oaks Hospital/ Northwell Health, Fri., Feb. 26, noon to 2 p.m. More...

TOBAY receiver of taxes reminds residents and property owners to avoid late fees

Oyster Bay Town Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich reminds residential property owners that it is essential and mandatory to notify his office upon satisfying their mortgage.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of R&D LARP, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Secy. of State (SSNY) on 08/20/2015. Location: Nassau County. More...