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'Pequan Lois Schmitt pens mystery novel

A zoo, with its exotic and often endangered animals, is a dangerous place so when the director of a Long Island zoo is murdered by snake venom, Kristy Farrell, a former English teacher turned wildlife reporter, goes into action. More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa students inducted into National Jr. Honor Society

Character, scholarship, leadership, citizenship and service were the traits exemplified by 325 eighthgraders who were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society on May 23 at Berner Middle School in the Massapequa School District. More...

Lockhart student wins “There Ought To Be a Law” contest

Gerard Enoksen, a student at Lockhart Elementary School, Massapequa, was recently awarded first place in Senator Kemp Hannon’s 2017 There Ought To Be a Law Competition. More...

Farmingdale Schools celebrate 100th anniversary of first graduating class

Farmingdale School District’s Superintendent John Lorentz, a Farmingdale native, recently reflected on his Farmingdale journey as the district gears up to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its first graduating class. More...

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Obituaries

Robert E. Watt, longtime Massapequa Park resident, retired member of FDNY

Over the years, Robert Watt built many rocking horses and step stools for the children of relatives and friends. More...

Opinion

Copiague School Board taught its graduating seniors a tough life lesson

Despite tremendous pressure from parents and students and even the threats of lawsuits, the Copiague School Board upheld its decision to deny students who took part in an illegal senior prank to attend graduation ceremonies. Good for them. More...

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Neglecting mental health services is bankrupting our healthcare system

President Trump and Republican Congressional leaders justifiably want to curb the alarming growth in government healthcare spending.Their proposed solution? Cut $880 billion in federal funds from Medicaid over the next 10 years. More...

Farmingdale seniors meet elementary teachers; inspire next generation of Dalers

The torch was passed on Mon., June 12 at each of the Farmingdale elementary schools as members of the graduating Class of 2017 revisited their former elementary schools to meet with their former teachers one last time, and spread words of encourageme More...

MPK Village officials deal with quality-of-life issues

At a recent meeting of the Massapequa Park Village Board, property maintenance issues were discussed, as residents brought several issues to the board. Mayor Jeffrey Pravato and Village officials said they would be addressing those concerns.  More...

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People/Social

Massapequa resident Brian Conboy retires as superintendent of Seaford Schools

It’s been defined as an “end of an era” for Seaford Schools. For more than half a century, Seaford Superintendent Brian L. More...

Massapequa Park Church of the Nazarene pastor delivers Senate invocation

State Senator John Brooks (SD-8) welcomed Reverend Thomas F. Boyd, of the Massapequa Park Church of the Nazarene, to the Senate Chamber, where he delivered the invocation on Tuesday afternoon, June 6. More...

Lynn Campbell of Massapequa named Citizen of the Year

Lynne Campbell, a resident of Massapequa and Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) Coordinator of volunteers, was congratulated by N.C. Exec. Edward P. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

“Location, Location, Location”. The familiar real estate slogan applies to homeless pets too. 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, June 29   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Councilman reminds residents of paper shredding dates

Town of Oyster Bay Councilman Joseph Muscarella reminds residents that there are four paper shredding dates available as part of the Town’s Homeowners Cleanup Program.  More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. L&L ASSOCIATES HOLDING CORP., Pltf. vs. DEBORAH D. WENGER A/K/A DEBORAH D. WENGER-MACELUCH, et al, Defts. Index #16-002188. More...