August 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

DOT assessment that expansion at Republic Airport will have no impact on environment draws fire from opponents of the plan

Residents lambasted a recent State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) assessment by the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) that concluded there are no significant impacts on the environment regarding an estimated $30 million rede More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa students create their own art

Inspired by the abstract expressionism artwork of Jackson Pollock, students in the Massapequa School District’s Summer Fine Arts program created splatter paint designs on old sneakers. More...

Woodward Parkway Elementary students paint portraits of our veterans

More than 400 Farmingdale School District students, five to 10 years old, at Woodward Parkway Elementary School recently met local United States Military veterans—some who served abroad during World War II. More...

Massapequa students get a chance to shine at Summer Fine Arts Camp

Young thespians are exploring musical theater as part of the Massapequa School District’s Summer Fine Arts Camp. The workshop is open to children and teens with all levels of acting ability and experience. More...

Obituaries

Edward and Harriet Armbruster, former Massapequa residents and teachers

Edward Armbruster, a former resident of Amityville and Massapequa and an Amityville High School graduate, Class of 1939, died July 20, 2017. His wife Harriet predeceased him Dec. 22, 2016. The couple was married for almost 73 years.  More...

Opinion

We can eclipse our differences by focusing on what is important

Did anyone see the eclipse on Monday? Hard to believe anyone could have missed it with all of the media coverage and hype. But it was a majestic event, and one that reminds us of the awe and wonder of the natural world. More...

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Congressman King’s opposition to Bannon in the White House was suspiciously timed

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor:  Peter King called for Steve Bannon to be fired from the Trump White House one day before it was officially announced. More...

Veterans and volunteers lauded at Stars Concert

The Town of Oyster Bay held its annual Salute to America event organized by the Music Under the Stars Concert Series at John J. Burns Park in Massapequa. The event commemorated citizens of the community who have both served and help veterans. More...

Summer Weekend Events

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People/Social

Please meet: Assemblywoman Christine Pellegrino

While many people question how Christine Pellegrino made the transition from educator to politician, the newly elected assemblywoman from the 9th District says that it was a natural progression for her. More...

Massapequa resident honored as “Woman of Distinction”

Sue Roessner, a resident of Massapequa, was the recipient of the 17th Assembly District’s Women of Distinction Award. She was honored Aug. 12 by Assemblyman Thomas McKevitt.  More...

Plainedge 9th grader honored

Sophia Greco of the Girl Scouts Association in Plainedge, and a ninth grader at Plainedge High School was recently recognized for her leadership and dedication to the community.  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, August 24   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Nassau 5K/10K walk for veterans

The Nassau County 5K/10K Walk and Run for Veterans 2017 will be held Sat., Aug. 26, 9 a.m. to noon at Eisenhower Park. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Law Office of Meghan McCarthy, Esq., PLLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Sec. of St. of New York (SSNY) on 7/5/2017. Office located in Nassau County. More...