April 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Town of Oyster Bay honors its 2016 Women of Distinction

The Town of Oyster Bay held its annual Women of Distinction award ceremonies March 22, honoring residents who have made a significant contribution in one of eight areas: the arts, business, community and civic affairs, education, government, health s More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Do the right thing, Islip Town Board. Islip remains the only Town in Nassau or Suffolk without a feral cat spay/neuter assistance program for residents. April is the start of kitten season. 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

Rita Langer, Massapequa resident, and NYC Civil Engineer, at 89

Rita Langer, one of the original homeowners on Ocean Avenue in Massapequa, was a woman with infinite stamina, the capacity to shop for hours and a deep abiding love for friends and family. She died Sat., April 2, 2016. She was 89 years old. More...

Opinion

Our police did their job and we can all be proud Long Islanders

EDITORIAL:

Last week we acknowledged the good work of the Nassau County Police Department in maintaining peace and order during the Trump rally in that County.This week, our shout out goes to the Suffolk County Police who faced the same challenge and came throu More...

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Candidates’ ages put more importance on their vice presidential pic

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor, Age certainly is something to consider in the 2016 presidential election. More...

New app to help police fight crime

Pilot program begins in Massapequa

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

Plainedge Schools unveil $91.5M budget; spending plan keeps within NYS cap

The Plainedge School Board unanimously approved a budget for the coming year of $91.5 million, a spending plan that is within the New York State tax cap, maintains all levels of educational services and includes some new initiatives. More...

CORRECTION:

A story in last week's edition listed the wrong date for the Massapequa and Plainedge library votes. The correct date is Tues., May 17, the same day as the school board budget votes and trustee elections.   More...

 

People/Social

Town’s childrens music program continues in April

The Town’s Children’s Magical Music & More program for 2016 continues with performances scheduled for this April. More...

Grants pave way for new and eco-friendly buses

Students in the Copiague, Massapequa, Amityville and Half Hollow Hills school districts who ride Educational Bus Transportation buses will soon enjoy a cleaner, healthier environment. More...

YES Counseling Center receives $15,000 grant for program to assist women

YES Community Counseling Center announced that a grant in the amount of $15,000 has been awarded through Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund. The grant will be used to support YES Wish Program (Women in Shared Healing). 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 21   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

South Shore Audubon Society to hold bird walk

Join the South Shore Audubon Society for a bird walk in the Massapequa Preserve Sun., May 1, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Walk leaders and other birders and nature enthusiasts will be happy to share their knowledge and experience with you.The bird walk is free. More...

Massapequa Park Garden Club hosting annua lfloral demo tonite

The Massapequa Park Garden Club will hold its annual floral demonstration and raffle on Wed., April 20, 7 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU MEDCOR HOLDING CO., Plaintiff -against- ROBERT S. PERDUE, et al Defendant(s). More...