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MPK Village Board votes to change rules on corner homes

The Massapequa Park Village Board approved a proposal to reduce the triangle-shaped area that must be kept clear at intersections from 35 to 25 feet. The move came after a public hearing on the issue.  More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa students are getting acquainted at Lockhart Elementary School

Although students in Katelyn Mulvey’s class at Lockhart Elementary School in the Massapequa School District have been together for two years, they wanted to get to know each other a little better.  More...

Kindergarten students celebrate the color spectrum at Fairfield Elementary School

Kindergarten students at Fairfield Elementary School in the Massapequa School District have recently been learning about colors. More...

Farmingdale Elementary students learn with 21st century teaching tools

Farmingdale School District’s Woodward Parkway Elementary School fifth-grade students in Mrs. Squicciarini’s class recently learned how to use Google Classroom to manage their assignments with distraction-free, 21st century technology. 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, October 13 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Amityville Teachers’ Association Breast Cancer Walk October 16

The Amityville Teachers’ Association is hosting its annual Breast Cancer Walk at the Amityville Beach on Sun., Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon. All are welcome; $5 donation. For info., call Kathleen Thorn at 631-598-4739. More...

TOB announces 2016-17 Distinguished Artists Concert Series

The Town of Oyster Bay 2016-2017 Distinguished Artists Concert kicks off the fall season with a wide variety of performances scheduled at various libraries throughout the Town, Councilman Joseph G. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to the Code of the Town of Oyster Bay, Chapter 241, “Waterways”, Section 241-33, “Processing of Applications”, the Town Board is in receipt of an app More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, October 14   •On Fri., Oct. 14, at 2:30 p.m., the Harbor Lane Library will have Willing Hearts Helpful Hands, dementia care for families workshop. Massapequa Park, 40 Harbor Lane, 516-799-0770.  More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa UFSD names new ELA curriculum associate

The Massapequa School District announced the appointment of a new curriculum associate for English Language Arts, Mary O’Meara, who returns to the district where she began her educational career. She takes over the position Oct. 13.  More...

Massapequa Park's Brady Park Bocce Tournament players recognized

Mayor Jeffrey Pravato welcomes the many participants to the Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park’s Annual Bocce Tournament held at Brady Park. More...

Mock Trial team at Massapequa High School learns about the U.S. judicial system

Students from the Mock Trial team at Massapequa High School recently learned first hand about the United States judicial system during a program. Federal Court Judge Joseph F. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Raised in the Shadow of the Three Amityville Asylums for Nervous Invalids – PART 1

Coming of age during the New York State Women’s Suffrage Movement influenced the lives of local women like Grace Bonheur (Louden) Burns, of Amityville. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Fall is a great time for festivals and fundraising. Pet rescue folks know this too. This “Pets” will profile four LI organizations with upcoming events this autumn. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth J. Marsala, Sr., AHS graduate & former USAF Major, USAF Aircraft maintenance officer

Kenneth J. Marsala, Sr., Major, USAF (retired), of Waldorf, Maryland, died peacefully in his sleep Aug. 20 at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital. More...

Opinion

We laud the work of Reclaim NY

EDITORIAL

A statewide project, undertaken by the not-for-profit group Reclaim New York, has unveiled a database available to the public that provides information on every dollar spent by the 3,400 government entities in the state. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Taxpayers in for rough ride as reform fails to follow tax cap initiative

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

New York State Comptroller and former Long Island school board member Thomas DiNapoli recently warned that New York State school districts cannot count on Albany to provide enough additional aid to make up for lack of local revenue.  More...