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Massapequa Park Tree & Menorah Lighting

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Certain aspects of feline anatomy are marvels of design, and more useful than you’d think. Have you ever looked closely at a cat’s tongue and seen the tiny, sharp spikes? Have you ever watched or felt a cat flex and retract his claws? More...

Events & Calendar

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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, December 8   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

St. Rose invites residents for Advent Lessons and Carols

St. Rose of Lima Parish, 2 Bayview Ave., Massapequa, invites the public to Advent Lessons and Carols to be held Fri., Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m. The event will feature the Parish Choir, Youth Chorale and Bell Choir with orchestra. More...

Women of Distinction award nomination forums available

Oyster Bay Town Councilwomen Rebecca M. Alesia and Michele M. Johnson announced that the Town is accepting nomination forms for the annual Women of Distinction awards program  More...

Opinion

Try to slow down and show up this Christmas

Every year about this time, I get that frantic feeling. Christmas is looming ahead and the “to do” list is much longer than the time in which to complete it. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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A republic we have kept—so far!

Dear Editor:  How misguided. The two essayists in your Nov. 24 edition suggest that the United States of America is a true democracy.  We are in essence a representative republic.  More...

Grand kickoff for the holidays in MPK

For many families, the annual Tree and Menorah Lighting celebration in Massapequa Park is a family tradition. It’s a way to get together with friends and neighbors and kick off the holidays. And, this year's was no different.  More...

Fire and Water District commissioners' races Tuesday

Nassau and Suffolk counties will be holding elections for fire and water district commissioners on Tues., Dec. 13.  More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, December 9 •On Fri., Dec. 9, at 2 p.m., the Harbor Lane Library will have Eddie Costello’s Antique Appraisal. More...

 

People/Social

Residents asked to: "See something, say/text something"

In light of recent events in the Massapequa Preserve, Nassau County Legislator James D. Kennedy met with police officers from the 7th precinct, as well as community residents, to discuss safety and security concerns. More...

Annual Massapequa Park Turkey Trot

Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato sounded the horn at the starting line of the YES Community Counseling Center’s Annual Massapequa Park Turkey Trot. More...

Babylon resident Hermine “Mimi” Ray celebrates 100th birthday

Babylon resident Hermine “Mimi” Ray celebrated her 100th birthday with friends and family at the Venetian Yacht Club. Mimi Ray was born in Manhattan on Sept. 22, 1916. She was raised in Brooklyn, until marrying John Clayton Ray in 1939. More...

Obituaries

Dr. Norman E. Klein, local podiatrist

Dr. Norman E. Klein, a longtime resident of Amityville who practiced podiatry from his office on Broadway, was laid to rest with full military honors on Nov. 17, 2016 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. More...

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Public Notices

Notice of Formation of THE SPECIALIZED LEARNING AGENCY LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/15/16. Office location: Nassau County. More...