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Breaking News - 11/2/2016 11:58 AM

Plainedge boys soccer run ends at county quarterfinal - Free Access

By Liam Henry   It was a great run, but it has come to end.  With a 4-0 defeat by the hands of top-seed Glen Cove, four-seed Plainedge boys soccer’s successful 2016 campaign came to an end in the Nassau Class A semifinals on More...

Saladino challenged by Brendan Cunningham in 9th AD

New York State Assemblyman Joe Saladino (R-9th District) is seeking reelection and is challenged by political newcomer Brendan J. Cunningham. Saladino ran for his first two-year seat in 2004. He has been reelected every two years since then. More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa theater students perform “The Brothers Grimm”

Cinderella, Snow White, Hansel and Gretel and other popular characters could recently be found on the Massapequa High School stage, as the theater department hosted a production of The Brothers Grimm. More...

MSD students making music for the first time

Fourth-grade student Cole Mitchell sat down for his first-ever music lesson with band teacher Jessica Wyman on Sept. 20 at McKenna Elementary School in the Massapequa School District. More...

Nature comes alive for Massapequa HS budding scientists

Expanding their learning environment beyond four walls, a group of Massapequa High School students recently turned nature into their classroom. 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, November 3   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

South Shore Audubon Society to host bird walk Nov. 13

Join the South Shore Audubon Society for a bird walk in the Massapequa Preserve from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sun., Nov. 13. Walk leaders and other birders and nature enthusiasts will be happy to share their knowledge and experience with you.  More...

YES to conduct reporters of child abuse classes

YES Community Counseling Center is approved by the New York State Department of Education to provide the state’s two-hour certification training for mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE BUSINESS MANAGER TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FROM INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT RESERVE ACCOUNT Resolution from Board Meeting Dated: October 19, 2016 The following resolution was offered b More...

Breaking News - 11/8/2016 1:19 PM

AND NOW THE PEOPLE SPEAK... - Free Access

Tues., Nov. 8: Voting today until 9 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 11/4/2016 2:21 PM

Officials ask for public's help to get sex offender legislation passed - Free Access

Current laws not strong enough, they say; download petition

A group of local, county and state officials held a press conference yesterday asking for the public’s support for the passage of legislation to further protect children and communities from convicted sex offenders. More...

Breaking News - 11/2/2016 11:58 AM

Plainedge boys soccer run ends at county quarterfinal - Free Access

By Liam Henry   It was a great run, but it has come to end.  With a 4-0 defeat by the hands of top-seed Glen Cove, four-seed Plainedge boys soccer’s successful 2016 campaign came to an end in the Nassau Class A semifinals on More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, November 4   More...

 

People/Social

Nicole Annunziata of Plainedge HS honored

Nicole Annunziata, a Plainedge High School Summa Cum Laude Class of 2016 graduate, was recently honored for her exceptional performance on the May 2016 AP Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio Exam.  More...

Friends of Preserve to meet

The Friends of the Massapequa Preserve invite the community to its Fall Public Meeting to be held Thurs., Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Massapequa Library, 40 Harbor La., Massapequa Park.  More...

Former Pequan publishes book set in Massaspequa

Janet Lee Berg, a former resident of Massapequa, released her debut novel, Rembrandt’s Shadow, a Holocaust-related war and love story partially set in the author’s old hometown.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

This “Pets” from 2010 about the safe way to introduce dogs is worth repeating: Too bad Emily Post never wrote a book about canine etiquette because there is a prim and proper way for two dogs to be introduced that will not irritate the se More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL: OUR ENDORSEMENTS, 2016

The following are our endorsements for State and Federal candidates within our readership area. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Reader: Kaepernick’s “fight” for equality in America should not be demeaned

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor: More...