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Seaford Concert Band to present tribute performance

The Seaford Community Concert Band and Jazz Band will be performing a tribute concert to Maestro Joe Manso on Sat., May 14, 7:30 p.m. at the Seaford High School.  More...

Plainedge boys lax makes strides toward playoffs

Plainedge boys varsity lacrosse has had the ultimate up-and-down season.  However, it seems as if they may have taken the next step towards earning a spot in the Nassau County playoffs.  Behind a stellar defensive effort, the Red Devils edg More...

SCHOOL BUDGET AND TRUSTEE ELECTION

Vote being held Tuesday, May 17th

School district budget votes and trustee elections are scheduled for next week, Tues., May 17. The following outlines information about each district’s proposals.  AMITYVILLE   More...

Tim Taylor and Mark David vie for one seat on Massapequa School Board

Massapequa School District Trustee Tim Taylor is running for reelection and faces a challenge this year from first-time candidate Mark David. The seat is for three years.  More...

Longtime Massapequa Library trustee faces opposition

Longtime Massapequa Library Board Trustee Catherine Reilly is running for reelection. More...

Three candidates seeking two seats on Farmingdale School Board

In the Farmingdale School District, three candidates are seeking two seats on the board. Running are Michael Goldberg, the incumbent, and Suzanne D’Amico and John Brienza, first-time candidates. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Plainedge boys lax makes strides toward playoffs

Plainedge boys varsity lacrosse has had the ultimate up-and-down season.  However, it seems as if they may have taken the next step towards earning a spot in the Nassau County playoffs.  Behind a stellar defensive effort, the Red Devils edg More...

FOWL BALL

Clutch hitting lifts Ducks to sweep against Southern Maryland

Returning to Long Island for their first homestand, the Long Island Ducks were looking to get their season on the right foot against Southern Maryland.  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, May 12   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

NYPD detective to be honored in Plainedge

New York City Police Department Detective 1st Grade Brian Moore, who died in the line of duty on May 4, 2015 while serving the residents of New York City, will have a special dedication ceremony held in his memory at the Town of Oyster Bay’s Pl More...

Distinguished Artists Concerts to conclude in May

The Town of Oyster Bay 2016 Distinguished Artists Concert series concludes this May with a number of performances at various libraries throughout the Town, Councilman Joseph G. Pinto announced. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE TO BIDDERS The Board of Education of the Plainedge Union Free School District, Town of Oyster Bay, North Massapequa, New York, in accordance with Section 103 of Article 5-A of the General Municipal Law, hereby inv More...

Massapequa Kiwanis Club hosts anti-drug summit

The Massapequa Kiwanis recently held a drug initiative presentation at the high school, where various speakers and members addressed an increasingly concerned community about the issue of drug abuse.  More...

Ralph Cavaliere named Legionnnaire of the Year

On behalf of Mayor Jeffrey P. More...

IN THE NEWS

Morgan Roessler, of Massapeqa, was one of four SUNY New Paltz student-athletes named to the 2015 Volleyball All-SUNYAC teams.  More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 13   More...

In Plainedge, Paris unopposed; Pascarella squares off against Karageorges for three-year seat

In Plainedge, incumbent School Board Trustee Raymond Paris is seeking reelection to a three-year term. More...

Farmingdale Youth Council proposes $596K budget

The Farmingdale Youth Council is proposing a budget of $593,845 for the coming year. More...

 

People/Social

Ralph Cavaliere named Legionnnaire of the Year

On behalf of Mayor Jeffrey P. More...

Seaford Concert Band to present tribute performance

The Seaford Community Concert Band and Jazz Band will be performing a tribute concert to Maestro Joe Manso on Sat., May 14, 7:30 p.m. at the Seaford High School.  More...

IN THE NEWS

Morgan Roessler, of Massapeqa, was one of four SUNY New Paltz student-athletes named to the 2015 Volleyball All-SUNYAC teams.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

A memorial plaque at the base of a tree on the north side of Argyle Lake in Babylon Village reads: I was not. I was. I am not. More...

Obituaries

Isabel A. Driscoll, Massapequa resident, and active member of soccer organizations

When Joseph Driscoll returned home for the Korean War, he saw Isabel Byrne in church one Sunday morning. Struck by the young woman, it took him a few days to work up the courage to ask her out, but the rest, as they say, is history. More...

Opinion

You’ve got the information, now remember to get out and vote

EDITORIAL:

In this week’s edition, we have worked to provide our readers with the information they need as they head to the polls May 17 to vote for their school district budgets and board of trustees.  More...

O’Bay officials need to wake up and wrestle with challenges facing the Town

A front-page story in last week’s edition outlined the numerous challenges facing the Town of Oyster Bay, specifically tax increases, debt and allegations of corruption.  More...

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