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MPK Village sets hearing to consider proliferation of bamboo

Proposed law could outlaw new plantings or require that bamboo be contained

The controversial issue of bamboo has crept its way into Massapequa Park. The Massapequa Park Village Board has scheduled a public hearing for June 13, to consider legislation that would place restrictions on bamboo.  More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa H.S. Ames Campus participates in Voices Guiding Choices Prevention Summit

Red Watch Band and Active Minds Club members from the Massapequa High School-Ames Campus participated in thefirst Voices Guiding Choices Prevention Summit at Adelphi University with the goal of learning optimal ways to integrate substance abuse preve More...

GM Burger Bar opens in Massapequa Park

Village of Massapequa Park Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato cut the ceremonial ribbon welcoming George Korten on the opening of GM Burger Bar in the Southgate Shopping Center, Massapequa Park.   More...

I-Memory Nail Salon opens in Southgate Shopping Center, Massapequa

Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato formally welcomed Yuki Chen and Yun Ming Chen, owners of I-Memory Nail Salon in the Southgate Shopping Center.   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, June 9   More...

Give blood, get Mets tickets

Assemblyman Tom McKevitt (R, C, I-East Meadow) is now accepting appointments for a community blood drive to be held Mon., June 13, 1:30 to 7:15 p.m. at the Farmingdale Public Library, 116 Merritts Rd., Farmingdale. Appointments are required.  More...

Gardening talk in Massapequa Park

Master gardener Susan King revealing secrets

The gardening secrets of Master Gardener Susan King will be revealed in her talk with the Massapequa Park Garden Club, Wed., June 15, 7:30 p.m.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Artisanal Leadership LLC. Articles of Organization were filed under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law, with the Secretary of State of New York on March 4, 2016. More...

Breaking News - 6/9/2016 11:24 AM

Drivers to be rerouted at Sunrise Highway and Rte. 110 today - Free Access

Traffic being diverted to temporary bridge

Thurs., June 9: Drivers and pedestrians are advised that beginning tonight, June 9, Route 110 northbound and southbound traffic over Sunrise Highway will be shifted onto the temporary bridges that were constructed over the past several weeks. More...

Breaking News - 6/8/2016 12:27 PM

Overdose prevention seminar set - Free Access

Nassau County Executive Edward P. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, June 10   •On Fri., June 10, at 4:15 p.m., the library will have Candy Science for grades 3-5. Explore science through fun, hands-on experiments with candy. Farmingdale, 116 Merritts Rd., 516-249-9090.  More...

 

People/Social

Farmingdale Village holds Memorial Day Parade

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone (left) recently attended the Village of Farmingdale’s Memorial Day Parade held at the Village Green in Farmingdale. More...

Leg. Kennedy joins Nassau County officials for children safety seat check in Massapequa

N.C. Leg. James D. Kennedy recently joined with Nassau County traffic educator Christopher Mistron to provide a child safety seat check at Marjorie Post Park in Massapequa. More...

MPK Village board honors NC Police Officer

Mayor Jeffrey J. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Yorkie911’s seventh annual fashion show -“Rescues Rock the Runway” - was a spectacular event. And this praise comes from someone who’s been a fan of canine couture and dressing Afghan Hounds for over 35 years. More...

Obituaries

William C. Dumper, veteran and former commander of the Captree Power Squadron

William C. Dumper, a 58-year resident of Amityville, died April 27, 2016. He was 85 years old, a U.S. Navy veteran and electrical engineer. More...

Opinion

For some high school seniors, the military is their next choice

EDITORIAL:

The Town of Babylon will be hosting a unique event to recognize those high school graduates who are heading into the military.  More...

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Proposed Medicare changes sacrifice cancer patients for cost savings

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) recently proposed a major change to the way Medicare pays for advanced cancer medicines. Unfortunately, the changes threaten cancer patients’ access to life-saving care.  More...