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Berner Middle School takes part in annual poster contest

To promote the Massapequa School District’s upcoming World Language Festival, more than 100 students at Berner Middle School took part in the annual poster contest, and three winners were chosen. More...

Unqua Elementary School students read the book “Super Fox” by Fay Robinson

Jessica Tortorella, a reading teacher at Unqua Elementary School in the Massapequa School District, worked with students Alex Collins and Giuliana Guerriero on reading comprehension and fluency with the book “Super Fox” by Fay Robinson. More...

Math Olympiads at Eastplain Elementary School practices for upcoming contests

The fifth-grade Math Olympiads at Eastplain Elementary School in the Plainedge School District have been practicing for their upcoming contests. 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, February 1   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Saladino and Hand announce lifeguard employment opportunities

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Councilman Thomas P. Hand announced that the Town is accepting applications from qualified, certified individuals interested in working at Town pools and/or beaches this upcoming summer season.  More...

TOB to host girls softball team tournament

The Town of Oyster Bay will host a Girls Softball Team Tournament for players ages 10 to 12 on Sat., April 7 and Sun., April 8 at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF MASSAPEQUA PARK NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the provision of the State of New York, that a Public Hearing will be held by the Zoning Board of Appeals in the Inc More...

MPK Village officials considering purchasing sweeper

Massapequa Park may be getting a new—make that a previously owned—street sweeper. A public hearing has been set for Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. to discuss the purchase of the equipment. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 2   •On Fri., Feb. 2 at 4 p.m., the Harbor Lane Library will have Lego Club Open Build. Join us for a 45 session of open building with Lego bricks. Your child will use their creativity in this relaxed and open setting. More...

 

People/Social

MTAC collaboration to prevent opioid misuse for young people

Since 1997, the Massapequa Takes Action Coalition (MTAC) has been working to ensure Massapequa’s children, teens and young adults grow up healthy and make safe choices during adolescence.  More...

Massapequa community approves two propositions for bond referendum

On Jan. 23, voters in the Massapequa School District approved two propositions for a bond referendum. Proposition #1 was approved 821 to 549, and Proposition #2 was approved 804 to 564. More...

Farmingdale lax team pays visit to 4-year-old undergoing brain cancer treatment

The Farmingdale girls’ lacrosse teams paid a surprise birthday visit to Bella Inzerillo, a four-yearold Farmingdale girl who is undergoing treatment for brain cancer. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Oh, no! Is kitten season on Long Island becoming longer, or worse, year round? The photo below of two kittens is worrisome. Is our typical kitten season becoming a pattern of the past? More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa523 Central Avenue516-798-4607 Massapequa Park40 Harbor Lane516-799-0770 More...

Obituaries

Marguerite Snider, Massapequa resident and award-winning artist, at the age of 85

Throughout her life, Marguerite Snider found beauty in the things around her. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and sharing her passion for art with others.  Marguerite A. More...

Opinion

Our readers open their hearts, and their closets, to children in need

We had a tremendous response from many of our beloved, loyal readers, to our A Case for Caring program. We collected 45 gently used suitcases, backpacks and carry bags, all of which will be donated to social services agencies. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Federal government’s plan for offshore drilling would be devastating to Long Island

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

I am deeply concerned regarding the Department of Interior’s Draft Proposed Plan to permit offshore drilling leases along the Atlantic Coast and other protected areas of the outer continental shelf despite mounting opposition from states, coast More...