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Massapequa Schools abuzz with activity at Summer Recreation program

The Summer Recreation program in the Massapequa School District gave students an opportunity to spend some time with their friends and stay active during the break. More...

Farmingdale resident turns 100

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph D. Muscarella recently presented a Town citation to longtime Farmingdale resident Marie Rossetti in recognition of her 100th birthday. Rossetti said the key to her longevity is having love in her heart for others. More...

Massapequa Coast 10u wins summer tournament

The 2016 Massapequa Coats 10u Williamsport travel team began its summer tournament by defeating North Bellmore-North Merrick 7-1 to win the District 31 championship. 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, September 8   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

TOB's sixth S.T.O.P and e-waste collection day on Sept. 10

The sixth 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal (S.T.O.P.-Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) and e-waste (electronic waste) collection dates for Oyster Bay Town residents is scheduled for Sat., Sept. 10. More...

Hannon program on drug interaction set for Sept. 8

“Normal aging changes the speed and ways in which the body metabolizes, responds to diseases and may necessitate the taking of more than one drug at a time,” said NYS Sen. Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau). More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Robin Hood Coffee & Tea Company L.L.C, a limited liability company. Articles of Org. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, September 9   •On Fri., Sept. 9, at 10 a.m., the library will have Teddy Bear Picnic. Bring your favorite teddy bear and join us in our reading garden for a special picnic filled with stories, songs and snacks! More...

 

People/Social

Please meet the 2016 local scholars

•At the May commencement of the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, the following local residents received bachelor’s degrees: From Massapequa are Nicolette Amodeo, Chelsea Rose Desmet Sabatino, Brittney L.  More...

Sons of Italy Award Scholarships

Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato had the pleasure of attending the Annual Sons of Italy Scholarship Awards Ceremony.  More...

Massapequa Water District receives update on Cybersecurity measures for water supply

At a recent Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA) meeting, of which Massapequa Water District Commissioner Raymond Averna Bader serves as president, Long Island water district commissioner NSWCA members received a comprehensiv More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

I have a bone to pick with the popular rescue slogan “Adopt; Don’t Shop.” This saying is short-sighted. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607 More...

Obituaries

John Barbato, Sr., Massapequa resident, maintenance engineer for Four Seasons and United States Army veteran

John Barbato, Sr., a resident of Massapequa, died July 7, 2016 at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital. He was 87 years old. Mr. Barbato was born on June 16, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York to Joseph Peter and Angelina (Scarpa) Barbato.  More...

Opinion

America must remember 9/11

EDITORIAL

Fifteen years ago, in the days following 9/11, I interviewed more than 30 families who had lost a loved in the terrorist attacks.The interviews were difficult, but the families were generous with their time and their stories, even as they endured an More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Drugs, this social scourge that leads from a few moments of paradise to a prolonged and unbearable hell

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Clearly advertising campaigns against drug use, targeting young people and adolescents, have no ef- ficacy.They not only have no impact but stimulate the consumption of narcotics. More...