March 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Police seek help in apprehending man who robbed local convenience store

The Seventh Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred in Massapequa on Thurs., March 17, 2016 at 8 a.m.  More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa senior named finalist in National Merit Scholarship Program

Massapequa High School senior David Marques was selected as a finalist in the 61st Annual National Merit® Scholarship Program, an honor that places him among the top one percent of the nation’s brightest and most promising students. More...

Snowmen help teach Lockhart students the states of matter

Massapequa’s Lockhart Elementary School second-graders learned the states of matter: solid, liquid and gas, with a little help from a frosty friend. More...

Motivating win for Plainedge Middle School Robotics

The Plainedge Middle School’s Robotics team recently competed in the F.I.R.S.T. NYC/LI FIRST Tech Challenge Syosset Qualifier.  More...

Obituaries

Ernest Walbrecker, Massapequa Park resident, Jones Beach Power Squadron commander, veteran

Throughout his life, Ernest Walbrecker maintained a love of the water and boating. His father bought him his first boat when he was 15, and he owned a boat throughout the rest of his life until the time of his death on Feb. 21, 2016. More...

Opinion

Hatred in the name of God is heresy

Waking up Tuesday morning to the terrible news about the terrorist bombings in Brussels is a reminder of the fragility of life and the depth of hatred that continues to pervade our world today. More...

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GUEST EDITORAL: A salute to Nancy

Two days before Nancy Reagan died I visited the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Ca. As I walked up the path to the library, the same one we saw this past week, I was in awe of the magnificent mountains that surrounded this spot. More...

Massapequa girls hoops tops Farmingdale in Nassau ‘AA’ semis

Farmingdale-Massapequa.  Simply one of the best local derbys in all of Long Island athletics.  The rivalry was renewed on Sat., Feb. 20, when both schools’ girls basketball programs met up in the Nassau Class AA semifinals. More...

Library budget votes and trustee elections set for April 5

Voters will head to the polls Tues., April 5 to approve their library budgets and elect library trustees. Following is information on each of these votes and elections. AMITYVILLE:  More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, March 25   • On Fri., March 25, 2 p.m., the library will have Book Discussion: Defending Jacob by William Landy with leader Harriet Klein. Plainedge, 1060 Hicksville Rd., 516-735-4133.  Saturday, March 26   More...

 

People/Social

PINTO HELPS HIBERNIANS CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK'S DAY:

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph G. Pinto (front row second from left) recently attended the Ancient Order of Hibernians in America’s Annual St. More...

Taking the plunge for charity

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Michele M. More...

Blood Center opens in Massapequa

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph G. Pinto recently attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly opened New York Blood Donor Center in Massapequa. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Long Island Golden Retriever Rescue (LIGRR) wants your old shoes. Nope, the Goldens are not going to retrieve the shoes and use them as chew toys. 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, March 24   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Amityville Historical Society spring art show April 17

The Amityville Historical Society is sponsoring a spring art show, Sun., April 17 at the Lauder Museum, 170 Broadway, Amityville. The show will feature local artists and there will be an opening reception from 1 to 5 p.m. More...

Ready your poles for the Belmont Lake Spring Family Freshwater Fishing Festival

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) is pleased to announce that the Long Island Region, in cooperation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), will hold the annual Spring Fa More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Sinclair Strategic Partners, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on April 20, 2015. Office located in Nassau County. More...