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Woman charged with bilking Massapequa woman out of $600 - Free Access

The Nassau County Seventh Squad detectives report the arrest of a Long Beach woman for Petit Larceny. Police said the incident occurred  Aug. 5, in Massapequa Park.  More...

Town Board no longer considering piercing tax cap

The Town of Oyster Bay has scrapped plans to consider piercing the New York State cap. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa Mustangs open 2016 season

Results: Sat., Sept 10, 6:30 p.m. at Burns  The Massapequa Mustangs Senior travel team opened up their season Sat., Sept. 10 against the Rosedale Jets. More...

No Hawk down for Mustang 12s 2016 opener

9-10-16- The summer is essentially over, the beach chairs are being packed away and the kids are back at school. It can only mean one thing…football is back. And back it was on Sept. More...

Sports notes...

Around the South Shore (Weekend of 9/16):  Suffolk Division 1: Lindenhurst’s defense continued to dominate as they now have allowed only six points in their first two games. 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 29   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Annual AMVETS flag retirement in Massapequa

AMVETS Post 88 will hold its Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony at Tobay Beach, Sat., Oct. 1, 10 a.m. Arrive by 9:30 so everyone can be placed. Any organizations and scout troops are welcome to display their colors. More...

NMFD to host Fire Prevention Open House and annual Rag-A-Muffin Parade

The North Massapequa Fire Department (NMFD) will be hosting its Annual Fire Prevention Open House, Sun., Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its headquarters, 1000 Broadway. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Wild Style, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 12/16/2015. Office location: Nassau County. More...

MPK officials speak out against protest by 49er Colin Kaepernick

NFL players refusing to stand during the National Anthem prior to games has become a much-discussed national topic. More...

Fall Weekend Events

Saturday, October 1   More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa author Dina Santorelli to appear at Book Review in Huntington

Massapequa Park resident and author Dina Santorelli will be appearing at the Book Review in Huntington Sat., Oct. 15, where she will talk about her new book, Baby Bailino, the sequel to her first novel, Baby Grand, a top-rated mystery/thriller.  More...

MFD unveils new pumpers

Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato joined other Village, State, County and Federal officials at the Massapequa Fire Department’s Wetdown Ceremony celebrating the addition of three new pumpers to the department’s fleet.   More...

Massapequa High School Students travel to Germany

Massapequa High School’s German language students traveled to Munich, Salzburg and Vienna to not only enhance their skills in the German language but also to experience the German culture and learn how to travel independently.  Massapequa More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

My dogs are back from the Afghan Hound National Specialty in Rhode Island. Sounds easy, but this is such an accomplishment for my unseasoned travelers. Edgar Afghan Poe participated in the Parade of Rescues. More...

Obituaries

Dotty Coleman, teacher, advocate for children and tireless volunteer

Dotty Coleman would often wake up at 5:30 a.m. and head out to the home of a working mother in her community. She’d go there to make sure that the children got up on time to catch the bus to school. And her work did not stop there.  More...

Opinion

A miracle hits our table thanks to our wonderful Long Island farmers

EDITORIAL

We take too many things in life for granted. That leads us, more than not, to interpret the miracles that pass us by as commonplace. It is only because of their abundance— not their scarcity—that we don’t see them as miracles. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Comments on editorial: Lessons we learned “that day”

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor:  Thank you for the editorial—the voice of reason, and character. In this divisive political atmosphere it has disheartened me sooooo much and made me ill. More...