August 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Hannon sponsoring STAR program workshop at Plainedge Library

If you live in and are the owner of a home, condominium or cooperative apartment (co-op), you may qualify for hundreds of dollars in property tax savings each year.  The program will take place on Thurs., Sept. More...

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Schools/Sports

FOWL BALL

Ducks stay hot with important win over Sugar Land

Another day…another win. That just seems to be the way it goes these days for the Long Island Ducks. More...

Massapequa athletes score in 2017 Heart & Sole 5-Kilometer Run

Glenn Morse of Massapequa and Sherry Bellovin of North Massapequa had award-winning performances in the 14th annual Heart & Sole 5-Kilometer Run held at Old Bethpage Village Restoration on Sun., July 16.  More...

Plainedge Roughnecks win Boys-Under-11 Arch Cup Gold

Behind a three-goal hat trick by Alexandros Katsaunis and two goals by Michael Iemma, the Plainedge Roughnecks defeated the Greater Long Beach Hurricanes, 5 to 3, in overtime to win the Boys-Under-11 Arch Cup Gold. More...

Obituaries

Richard L. Smith, veteran and graduate of AMHS

Richard L. Smith, a lifelong resident of Amityville, died July 2, 2017 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. He was 88 years old.  Mr. Smith was born in Amityville on April 30, 1939 to Edgar and Antoinette (Hartmann) Smith. More...

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Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE MASSAPEQUA WATER DISTRICT PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED RATE INCREASE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2017 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing will be held at the office of the Massapequa Water Di More...

Friends of Massapequa Library unveils "Book for Babies" program

Norman Cousins, an American political journalist, author and professor, once said that a library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas. The Friends of the Massapequa Library could not agree more. More...

Now residents can get online with free WiFi at Tobay Beach

The Town of Oyster Bay has launched free wireless internet access for residents and visitors at Tobay Beach. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, September 1   •On Fri., Sept. 1 at 1 p.m., the Harbor Lane Library will have Let’s Talk Senior Discussion Group. Massapequa Park, 40 Harbor Lane, 516-799-0770.  More...

 

People/Social

Saladino declares September “National Children’s Cancer Awareness Month”

Oyster Bay Town officials recently joined with Philip Renna, director of the Christina Renna Foundation, declaring September 2017 as “National Children’s Cancer Awareness Month” in the Town of Oyster Bay.  More...

Local Korean War veterans honored by Mayor Pravato

Paying tribute to those who so gallantly fought in the Korean War, Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato presented a wreath at the Korean War Memorial service. More...

Massapequa resident scores first in sprint

Michele Grieco, 28, of Massapequa, scored as the first woman overall in the Aug. 6 Lynn, Gartner, Dunne & Covello Sands Point Preserve Sprint. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

I fear my tombstone will read: “Here lies Joanne Anderson. She never finished registering Last Hope microchips.” I’m trying, but losing the race to keep up. 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 31   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Opinion

Let’s not topple human achievement

EDITORIAL

Sailing well beyond our solar system is Voyager, which was launched by NASA in 1977 with its Golden Record.The record includes photos, messages and other information humans on earth cast into the universe in the hope of connecting one day with other More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Former Massapequa School Board member refutes educational benefit of 6-8-grade configuration

Dear Editor: More...