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Schools/Sports

Farmingdale HS Robotics Team triumphs at VEX robotics tournament

The Farmingdale School District recently celebrated the Farmingdale High School Robotics Team, ‘The Robodalers,’ who recently took home the championship trophy at the VEX Robotics Competition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technolog More...

Town of Oyster Bay recognizes 2017 Plainedge "Red Devils"

The Town of Oyster Bay recently recognized the 2016- 17 Plainedge High School “Red Devils” Cheerleading Team for winning the coveted Division II Small School Nassau County Championship and bringing tremendous pride to the Plainedge commun More...

Farmingdale boys hoops concludes season in County quarterfinals

When looking at the playoffs, not many 10-seeds get a win, nor do they usually win by 15 points. 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, March 9   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Saladino announces applications for annual Arts Council Scholarship

If you are a high school senior interested in pursuing an education in the performing, visual or literary arts, then you may be pleased to learn about the upcoming Annual Town of Oyster Bay Arts Council Scholarship Competition.  More...

Councilman Macagnone announces Town Soldier Collection Drive

The Town of Oyster Bay is participating in a 2017 Soldier Collection Drive in an effort to gather needed supplies to be sent to the men and women serving around the globe and is asking residents to help support the drive, according to Town Councilman More...

Legals - Free Access

LEGAL AND PUBLIC NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF ANNUAL ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual Election of the Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park will be held on the 21st day of March, 2017, between the hours of 6 AM and 9 More...

MPK Village board announces four new businesses are opening in the Park

Road assessment tabled after resident raises questions about cost

Four new businesses will soon be opening in Massapequa Park. PM Pediatrics will be opening a location on Sunrise Highway in a spot formerly occupied by Pet Supplies Plus. More...

Winter Weekend Events

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People/Social

Massapequa Park's Ashley Wade Foundation spreads love to children on Valentine's Day

Ashley Wade of Massapequa Park, founder of the Ashley Wade Foundation, dedicated to enriching the lives of children with severe illnesses at Long Island hospitals, recently received a helping hand from Homes By Mara Realty of Syosset. More...

"President's Award" goes to Myron Bellovin

Among the highlights of the annual dinner/ dance of the Greater Long Island Running Club was the presentation of the Club’s annual “President’s Award” to Myron Bellovin of North Massapequa. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Support IR1050 – the new Suffolk County Tether Law: Right here on Long Island, thousands of restrained dogs (chained or penned) endure tortured lives outdoors in filth with inadequate shelter and sustenance, 24/7, during all kinds of weather. More...

Obituaries

Jack O’Connor, former Massapequa Park VFW commander, at 82

Mr. O’Connor was born in Brooklyn in 1934 and attended public schools there. Following his graduation from high school and at the age of 17 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served three years during the Korean War. More...

Opinion

A message to the babies in Washington-grow up!

Is there not any way that our country’s leaders, at all levels and across party lines, can be pressured into acting like grownups? More...

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Passage of legislation urged to cover firefighters who get cancer

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The New York State Senate, by a unanimous vote, approved presumptive cancer coverage for volunteerfire- fighters today (Senate 1411), placing the onus squarely on the Assembly to do the same.The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York ap More...