July 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, July 29   •On Fri., July 29, at 10 a.m., the library will have Tot Camp. In this outdoor tot camp, your child will have an opportunity to explore with various sensory and craft activities. More...

Mosquito warning issued during summer - prevention advice

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Please meet the 2016 local scholars

•Lauren Roseann Kerl, of Massapequa Park, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont.  More...

FOWL BALL

Ducks stay hot with sweep of Somerset

Prior to the July 13 Atlantic League All-Star Game, the Ducks were as hot as the summer days.  Winners of four of their last five heading into the All-Star break, the Ducks were looking to maintain their hot streak against rival Somerset. More...

Massapequa H.S. senior athletes sign Letters of Intent to play sports at the collegiate level

During a brief ceremony in front of family and coaches, 13 more Massapequa High School senior athletes have signed Letters of Intent to play sports at the collegiate level, bringing the number to 39 students so far this school year.  More...

Obituaries

Lawrence H. Vanderberg, longtime Massapequa resident, pilot

Lawrence H. Vanderberg, a longtime captain for Pan American Airways and 51-year resident of Massapequa, died on May 19, 2016. He was 96.  More...

Opinion

Political divisiveness is not unique in America today

EDITORIAL:

With the end of the Republican National Convention and the beginning of the Democratic National Convention this week, a lot of people have politics on their minds. More...

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY: The enduring pain of a sound political whomping

Parents sending children to summer camp usually hope their kids will learn about sports, nature and friendship. But camp is also a hotbed of electoral politics. My brush with the machinations of summer-camp democracy came in 1975. More...

Massapequan authors novel set in Civil War

Four teenagers living a quiet life in South Carolina are unwillingly swept into the ‘war between the states’ and learn about life during the bloodiest conflict in American history in a novel by Massapequa resident Pat Macchia. More...

Pravato: 'Country needs to come together'

Before a recent Massapequa Park Village Board meeting, a moment of silence was held in memory of the slain Dallas police officers. More...

TOB cautions residents about the dangers of Asian beetles

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Michele M. Johnson is asking residents to keep an eye out for the presence of destructive Asian long-horned beetles. More...

 

People/Social

Reanna Sacks of Massapequa receives Gold Award for girl scouting

N.C. Executive Edward P. More...

Nicole Lee and Lauren Marsiello are SUNY New Paltz swim team scholars

SUNY New Paltz was one of 130 women’s swimming teams across NCAA Division III to be named a College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team for the fall of 2015. More...

Sergeant Javier Lewis of Massapequa reenlists

Sergeant Javier Lewis, of Massapequa, has reenlisted to continue service with the Forward Support Company, 204th Engineer Battalion.   Major General Anthony P. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Hordes of hoarders! Lately it seems our local news features the discovery of another animal hoarding house each week. Both Nassau and Suffolk have had their share of cases, but the Town of Hempstead appears the center of activity right now. 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, July 28   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Massapequa Philharmonic Orchestra announces David Bernard as music director

The Massapequa Philharmonic Orchestra announced that David Bernard will be its music director starting with the 2016-2017 season. More...

YES seeking volunteer golf enthusiasts for Barclays event in August

YES Community Counseling Center is seeking golf enthusiasts and community-minded individuals to volunteer at the upcoming Barclays golf event, which will be conducted at the Bethpage Golf Course from Aug. 23 to 28. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of SUMMA DESIGN ASSOCIATES, LLC. Articles of organization filed with the Secretary of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 4/13/16. More...