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Spring Weekend Events

Saturday, April 9   More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Last week when Brookhaven Town closed the questionable animal rescue, Friends of Freddie (FOF) in Middle Island, and ordered all 147 dogs and cats moved by April 1 at 5 p.m. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607   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, April 7   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Tobay free rabies vaccination clinic to be held April 9

The Town of Oyster Bay will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets on Sat., April 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to Town Councilwoman Michele M. More...

Deborah Strauss and Cantor Jeff Warschauer at Temple Sinai April 9

On Sat., April 9, 8 p.m., Temple Sinai will present internationally renowned klezmer musicians Deborah Strauss and Cantor Jeff Warschauer of Temple Sinai in theirfirst South Shore concert. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF MASSAPEQUA PARK NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the provision of the State of New York, that a Public Hearing will be held by the Zoning Board of Appeals in the Inc More...

Breaking News - 4/11/2016 4:49 PM

Pilot program for crime-tip APP unveiled in Massapequa - Free Access

Nassau County Police are making it possible for citizens to report drug-related and other crimes with the touch a finger. The police, in cooperation with Nassau’s Crime Stoppers, N.C. More...

MPK Village unveils new budget; hearing for Monday, April 11

No significant tax hike expected

The Massapequa Park Village Board will present the proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year at a public hearing to be held on April 11. The hearing will be held at 8 p.m. in Village Hall, prior to a regularly scheduled board meeting.  More...

 

People/Social

Kiwanian nominated for lt. gov.

N.C. Legislator and Hicksville Kiwanian Rose Marie Walker was on hand Mon., March 7 at Domenico’s of Levittown to hear and see Massapequa Kiwanian Ted Heim, Sr. accept the nomination to the post of lt. More...

MFD volunteers shave their heads for children

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation head shaving fundraiser was held at Johnny McGorey’s in Massapequa Park March 6. More...

Please meet some of our local scholars...

•Alanna Ticalli, a neuroscience major in the Colgate University class of 2016, Hamilton, New York, has earned the dean’s award for academic excellence for the fall 2015 semester. She is a graduate of Plainedge High School.  More...

Obituaries

Anton H. Christiansen, Massapequa resident, Massapequa High School graduate, veteran

Anton H. Christiansen, a resident of Massapequa, a veteran of the Vietnam War, and graduate of Massapequa High School Class of 1964, died Jan. More...

Opinion

National effort needed to battle drug abuse

EDITORIAL:

Between 2004 and 2013, opioid-related deaths on Long Island increased 300 percent, from 60 to 238. Most of these were young people addicted to the painkillers who had ventured down a dark and dangerous path. More...

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Washington’s commitment to science requires same commitment to education

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Washington just made a new commitment to science.The 2016 federal spending bill increases financing for the National Institutes of Health by almost $2 billion, a nearly seven percent increase. More...