July 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Lawmakers, police and victims explore ways to combat MS13 violence

Congressman Peter King (R-NY 2nd) and Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (D-NY 4th) held a hearing on combating gang violence on Long Island, specifically targeting MS-13. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, July 28   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

FOWL BALL

Quack attack rally falls short in loss to Somerset

After concluding the nominal first half of the season at 39-38, the Long Island Ducks were looking to get back into the swing of things against Liberty Division-leader Somerset Patriots to start the second half. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Last Hope is having a July Jamboree. Cat and kitten adoption fees have been reduced to $50. You wouldn’t think such a promotion would spark a debate among feline advocates, but it does. More...

Along the Old Native American Footpaths

Bring 'Em Back Alive

Swans and monkeys attempted to take control of the area from Massapequa to Babylon around 1934 and 1935. More...

Obituaries

Tommy Greene Jr., former Massapequa Post Office employee

Thomas (Tommy) Greene Jr., a lifelong resident of Amityville and retired Post Office employee who worked in Amityville and Massapequa, died June 24, 2017 at his home in Silver Springs. More...

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NCPD TAKES PART IN NATIONAL NIGHT OUT - Free Access

Events scheduled for John Burns Park

N.C. Exec. Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder announced today that the Nassau County Police Department will be participating in the “34th Annual National Night Out” a unique crime/drug prevention event today. More...

Breaking News - 8/2/2017 4:47 PM

Extend hours at Town pools - Free Access

Supervisor cites high temperatures and humid weather as factor in Town's decision

With high temperatures and humidity expected throughout the month of August, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino today announced that hours of operation at Town pools have been extended to 8:30pm on Friday nights for the remainder of the More...

MPK Village and CSEA agree to new contract

The Village of Massapequa Park has reached an agreement with employees on a new contract that will extend through May 2020. The board approved the agreement with the Civil Service Employee Association at a recent meeting. More...

 

People/Social

Berner student Dennis O'Brien shows a love of language

Dennis O’Brien, an eighth-grader at Berner Middle School in the Massapequa School District, received the Philip A. Fulvi Love of Language Merit Award from the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers. More...

Lianne Farber leads in 34th annual Runner’s Edge 5K Run

Lianne Farber came home to Long Island from her training efforts with the NorCal Distance Project, and took first-place honors in the 34th annual Runner’s Edge Long Island Women’s 5 Kilometer run through the streets of Farmingdale on July More...

Please meet the 2017 local scholars

•Bryan Demers, of Massapequa, graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in post production, from Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts on May 14.  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, July 27 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Senator Brooks to hold Town Hall meeting at Merrick Library

Senator John E. Brooks invites residents to a Town Hall meeting on Thurs., July 27th, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Merrick Library, 2279 S. Merrick   More...

Adopt-A-Battalion BBQ for troops set for September

The Adopt-A-Battalion organization is holding a memorial barbecue to support American’s troops still fighting the global war on terrorism and to remember those who died in the terrorist attacks on 9/11.  More...