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Assemblyman Saladino announces Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo at Captree Park

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino announced the Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo at the Captree State Park Boat Basin, Sat., Sept. 10, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  More...

Nassau-Suffolk County drug task force shuts down major fentanyl-heroin ring

A major fentanyl-heroin distribution network with ties to Massapequa and Babylon, and connected with numerous overdoses in those communities over the past two years, has been shut down.  Nassau and Suffolk Police, and other law enforcement offic More...

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Schools/Sports

Please meet the 2016 local scholars

•Named to the dean’s list at MCPHS (Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences) for the spring semester are Massapequa Park residents Katelynd Keating, Jessica Ships and Briana Wick.  More...

Massapequa students stay active this summer at sports camps

The athletic fields and gymnasiums in the Massapequa School District are full of activity this summer, with more than 1,000 students participating in sports camps which run through July.  More...

DeLuca, McPartland and Tierney named to All-American lax squads

On July 1, US Lacrosse announced their boys and girls high school All-Americans and All-Academic team.  In a field of 700 boys and 800 girls players, Long Island was once again heavily recognized as a powerhouse for talent. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Let the games begin! “The Kitten Summer Games,” that is. Soon they’ll be as well known as the international games in Rio. This Fri., Aug. 5 at 8 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Grace Ricci, longtime Massapequa Park resident, at 91

Grace L. Ricci, a resident of Massapequa Park for 62 years, died July 8, 2016. More...

Opinion

Health officials around the world should be alarmed by conditions in Rio

The living and sanitary conditions for the athletes in Rio are a major source of concern, posing a serious health risk that the athletes will contract a serious disease, and that includes a concern for the support staff and visitors as well who are f More...

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Red-light cameras, guns and due process in America

Dear Editor, There is a lot of talk and gesturing regarding the no-fly and terrorist watch lists. Those opposing preventing American citizens from purchasing weapons are being challenged. More...

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Massapequa Park Village holds annual Sidewalk Sale
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On August 6 and 7, Massapequa Park Village held its ever-popular Sidewalk Sale on Park Boulevard, drawing crowds of people who enjoyed wonderful food from local restaurants and vendors, music, dance performances, rides and more. Watch upcoming e More...

New entrance for Bar Harbour Library

Massapequa Public Library began constructing a new entrance from the rear parking lot at its Bar Harbour Building on Thursday, in hopes of improving library access.  More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, August 5   •On Fri., Aug. 5, at 3:30 p.m., the Central Avenue Library will have Drop-in Craft. Join us at your convenience during the hour. No registration needed, come if you can. Massapequa, 523 Central Avenue, 516-798-4607.  More...

 

People/Social

Farmingdale State appoints new project director Erica Jayne

Erica Jayne Friedman, PhD, a resident of Lindenhurst, has joined the professional staff at Farmingdale State College as assistant project director in the First in the World Research-Aligned Mentorship program.  More...

Cub Scout Pack 590 participates in flag removal

On Sat., June 4, Cub Scout Pack 590 from Massapequa took part in removing the flags from the veterans' graves at the Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale. More...

TOB officials attend “Shootout for Soldiers” 24-hour lax benefit game

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto and Councilman Joseph G. Pinto recently attended Shootout for Soldiers 24-hour lacrosse game benefit held at the Town of Oyster Bay’s Field of Dreams in Mas sapequa. 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, August 4   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Last Hope Animal Rescue wine tasting in September

Last Hope Animal Rescue will hold a wine tasting on the grounds of the Walt Whitman House, Fri., Sept. 9, 7 to 10 p.m. at 246 Old Whitman Road, West Hills in Huntington. Bring some friends and relax.  More...

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PUBLIC HEARING CALENDAR NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING BY THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 246, Article III, Section 246-18-E of the Code of the Town of Oyster Bay, notice is hereby given that More...