December 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa girls soccer continues to reign

Massapequa girls soccer continues to reign.  No surprise here, but the Chiefs won their fourth straight Long Island Class AA championship with a 3-2 dispatching of Suffolk champ Northport on Fri., Nov. 4.  More...

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Schools/Sports

Berner Middle School fills 10 shopping carts worth of food for St. Rose of Lima Church

Students and staff at Berner Middle School in the Massapequa School Districtfilled 10 shopping carts worth of food, which will benefit those in need in the local community.The Student Council organized the school’s annual Thanksgiving food driv More...

Farmingdale School Distric celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Farmingdale School District’s Howitt Middle School recently celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month to teach students about the value of diversity. More...

Charles E. Schwarting Elementary School hosts Pajama Drive & book donation

First- and second-graders at Charles E. Schwarting Elementary School in the Plainedge School District participated in Scholastic’s eighth annual Pajama Drive prior to Thanksgiving. 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, December 15   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

TOB ‘Helping Through the Holidays’ food drive for local families

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph D. Muscarella announced that a special drive called Helping through the Holidays will be launched at all three of the Town’s ice skating facilities. More...

TOB announces opening of new Planning and Development Annex

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph G. Pinto announced that the Town of Oyster Bay has opened an annex of its Department of Planning and Development. The annex is situated at the Town Hall South Facility, 977 Hicksville Road, Massapequa.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice to Bidders Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by Amityville Union Free School District for the following items: STATIONERY, FORMS & ENVELOPE PRINTING Bid #2017-025 Sealed bids w More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, December 16   •On Fri., Dec. 16, at 3 p.m., the Central Avenue Library will have Drop-in Winter Craft. Children ages 4+ can stop by during craft time and do a quick and simple winter-themed craft. More...

 

People/Social

Residents urged to keep their holiday shopping dollars in the community

NYS Assemblyman Joseph Saladino joined with Town of Oyster Bay Councilman Joe Pinto, Nassau Legislator James Kennedy, Town of Oyster Bay Clerk Jim Altadonna, Jr. More...

MPK Village hosts Holiday Open House

Massapequa Park Village Hall was transformed into a Winter Wonderland for children of all ages on Dec. 4 and families gathered to share in the holiday spirit for Christmas and Chanukah. More...

Unqua students support our troops

Members of the Student Council and the Dear Troops Club at Unqua Elementary School in the Massapequa School District wrote letters and collected items for U.S. troops.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Birmingham Ballet or Bust!” is this travel log by my Edgar Afghan Poe as he journeyed to Alabama with Jasmine, his Afghan best gal; Aunt Annette and Mom for rehearsals leading to his debut in “The Muttcracker” last Friday. More...

All-Weather Drive-In Theater: Open All Year, Day and Night, Rain or Shine

The old Amityville Movie Theater located at 217 Broadway in the Village of Amityville had about 734, seats. More...

Obituaries

Mary A. Kenny, former Massapequa Park resident, St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church parishioner

Mary A. Kenny, a former resident of Massapequa Park and parishioner at St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church, Massapequa, died Nov. 9, 2016 in South Florida where she moved in 1990. More...

Opinion

Measures to protect children in criminal justice system are move in right direction

In New York State, youths who break the law are charged as adults if they are 16 years old.That means they face their crimes in adult courts and, if convicted, are incarcerated in prisons with adult criminals. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Writer needs lesson in American civics

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...