June 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Correction

The names of Alec and Alana Slatky of Massapequa Park, which were listed in a front page story in last week's edition (MPK Village sets hearing to consider proliferation of bamboo), were misspelled. We apologize for the error.   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lockhart Elementary School in Massapequa makes a wish come true

Raymond J. Lockhart Elementary School made a child’s wish come true by raising nearly $5,100 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. More...

Farmingdale school collects donations for “Birthday Boxes” for disadvantaged kids

Farmingdale School District’s Howitt Middle School students in Kathleen Gatti’s and William Marzillier’s sixth-grade classes recently collected donations for Birthday Boxes for disadvantaged children in Nassau County.  More...

Plainedge students making games in Makerspace

Fourth- and fifth-grade students in the Plainedge School District have been immersed in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics-building (STEAM) activities. 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 16   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

TOB to begin new cardboard recycling drop-off program

The Town of Oyster Bay will begin hosting a weekly cardboard recycling drop-off program at three convenient Town locations. Under this new program, spearheaded and organized by Town Councilmembers Rebecca M. Alesia and Anthony D. More...

Lifeguards wanted at TOB pools

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph D. Muscarella announced that registration is continuing for individuals interested in working as a lifeguard for the 2016 summer season at Town of Oyster Bay pools. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

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...

Community effort underway to combat heroin and opioid abuse

The stories were heart wrenching, and the pain lined faces and broke the voices of the speakers: parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters and those who spoke about lives governed, moment to moment by the need for drugs and alcohol.  More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, June 17   •On Fri., June 17, at 3-4:30 p.m., the Central Avenue Library will have Drop-in Father’s Day Craft. More...

 

People/Social

Patty Ann and Billy Neely celebrate Golden Anniversary

There was a full house at Broad Channel’s St. Virgilius Church on Saturday morning, May 21, 1966. More...

Massapequa HS student reflects on music awards

From the time he was three years old, it was apparent to those around him that Matthew Greene, now a Massapequa High School senior, had a gift for listening to music and then playing it back on the piano with seamless ease. More...

Local financial advisor qualifies for recognition

Joseph Liana, of Massapequa, a financial/private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial, has qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program and will be honored for this achievement in 2016. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Suffragist Rosalia Gardner Jones, known as “General Jones” - Part 1

New York State is beginning to plan its Women’s Suffrage Centennial to be celebrated statewide in 2017. It will be 100 years since New York State signed women suffrage into law. More...

Opinion

We need comprehensive anti-drug laws now

EDITORIAL:

A Senate report on heroin and opioid addiction underscores what many families on Long Island and in New York State unfortunately already know: these drugs, when used illegally, kill.  In 2014, 28,647 people died of opioid overdoses, even as our More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Today’s job seekers just want an opportunity in a crowded job market

Another view:

Dear Editor:  More...