February 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa School District works on new e-mail policy

After receiving criticism from the community about its email policy, the Massapequa School District is putting together revisions to its policies to improve how board members communicate with the public via e-mail. More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa Fairfield kindergarten students explore engineering

Kindergartners got an introduction to the engineering design process at Fairfield Elementary School in the Massapequa School District. More...

Hockey scholars at Schwarting Elementary in Plainedge

Students at Charles E. Schwarting Elementary School in the Plainedge School District have been utilizing an online program called FutureGoals, which provides students with science, technology, engineer and math education. More...

Travel reflection earns Ames student recognition

Massapequa High School Ames Campus Principal Jordan McCaw and Executive Assistant to the Principal Tania Willman congratulated ninthgrader Emily Greene on being named a finalist in the Nassau Region PTA Reflections Contest. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa, 523 Central Avenue516-798-4607Massapequa Park, 40 Harbor Lane516-799-0770 More...

Obituaries

Mary M. Turner, 62-year Massapequa resident, former teacher and world traveler, at 101 years old

Mary Margaret Turner, a resident since 1955, died Dec. 24, 2017 in her home in Massapequa. She was 101 years old.  More...

Opinion

Spread the love this Valentine’s Day

For most of us, Valentine’s Day celebrates romantic relationships, spouses, boyfriends and girlfriends, etc. More...

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Help on the horizon for lower drug costs for seniors, but effort needs your support

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services just proposed a rule that could dramatically lower seniors’ out-of-pocket drug spending. More...

Massapequa Schools receive favorable financial rating

The Office of the New York State Comptroller and Moody’s Investors Service reported a strong financial outlook for Massapequa Public Schools in a report released late last month.  More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 9   •On Fri., Feb. 9 at 1:30 p.m., the Central Avenue Library will have Valentine Special. A Time for Kids is here with a story, craft, songs and activities about the holiday. More...

 

People/Social

John Piropato, Massapequa School District director, to be awarded Athletic Administrator of the Year Award

John Piropato, the director of health, physical education, athletics and recreation for the Massapequa School District, has been selected to receive the Athletic Administrator of the Year Award for Chapter 8. More...

Vincent Di Prima presented with TOB citation

Vincent Di Prima was presented with a citation as the Town of Oyster Bay’s Employee of the Month. More...

Legislator Kennedy joins in for pinewood derby

N.C. Leg. Kennedy (R-Massapequa) participated in the Pinewood Derby, one of the most popular activities in cub scouting. Massapequa Cub Scout Pack 590 hosted this annual event at Lockhart Elementary School on Jan. 20. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

You may know David Frei as the “Voice of Westminster” for 27 years, or the guy at the other end of the leash with “UNO,” the everpopular 2008 Westminster Best In Show Beagle. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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 8   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Free tax help by Bethpage Federal Credit Union

Bethpage Federal Credit will help low-to-moderate- income households on Long Island prepare their tax returns at no cost by offering the IRS’s free tax preparation service, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). More...

Howard Jones Solo at Boulton Center for Performing Arts

The Boulton Center for the Performing Arts at 37 West Main St., Bay Shore is presenting Howard Jones Solo. The songs and the stories are an intimate trip through Howard’s 30-year music career. More...

Legals - Free Access

LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed Proposals for water service materials, meter setters, valve boxes, curb boxes, meter pits, and meter box covers will be received by the Board of Commissioners of the MASSAPEQUA WATER DISTRIC More...