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Three locals selected in 2018 Major League Baseball draft

When you think about Long Islanders playing in Major League Baseball, who first comes to mind?  You’ve got Hall of Famers Craig Biggio (Kings Park) and Carl Yastrzemski (Bridgehampton), former doit all player Frank Catalanotto (Smithtown E More...

Massapequan throws a punch at PD

A Massapequa resident has found a way to fight back against Parkinson’s disease (PD) through a program known as Rock Steady Boxing. More...

FOWL BALL

Fisher pitches gem as Ducks edge Sugar Land

The Ducks have been getting inconsistent performances from their pitching staff over the course of the last week, so they were really looking for a big performance from Jake Fisher.  On June 18, that is exactly what Fisher gave to the Flock.&nbs More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa, 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607   Massapequa Park, 40 Harbor Lane  516-799-0770  More...

Obituaries

Margaret Wilcox, wife of former Massapequa Park Trustee and graduate of Amityville Memorial H.S.

Margaret Wilcox, a lifelong resident of Massapequa Park who was one of the original parishioners of St. Rose R. C. Church died May 15, 2018 surrounded by friends and family. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

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 th More...

Massapequa School Board moves forward with plan for armed guards

Armed guards will be providing security in the Massapequa School District as the school board voted June 21 by a vote of 3-1 to allocate the funding for those services. Trustee Joseph LaBella voted in opposition, and Trustee Brian Butler was absent. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, July 6   •Senior Fitness Classes: Fridays July 6, 13, 20, 27 and Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 11a.m.-12 p.m. A series of gentle exercises geared towards increasing range of motion and flexibility. $20 fee. Bring 1-3 lb. More...

 

People/Social

2018 Massapequa Hall of Fame

Each year the Massapequa Hall of Fame honors Massapequa High School Alumni who have gone on to achieve success in their fields as well as local residents, recognizing them for their community service, dedication and contributions. More...

Jayden Loccisano is a winner in Sen. Hannon's “There Ought To Be A Law” competition

Jayden Loccisano, a student at Charles E. Schwarting Elementary School, was recently awarded first place in Senator Kemp Hannon’s 2018 “There Ought To Be A Law” Competition. More...

P'dge Orchestra & Chamber makes music golden

In May, the Plainedge High Schools’ Orchestra and Chamber group performed at the NYSSMA major’s festival at Hofstra University. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Fourth of July brings an annual appreciation for the Founding Fathers, particularly Washington and Jefferson. It appears Washington was more of a dog lover than Jefferson. Judge for yourself.  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 5   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Massapequa H.S. class of 1978 holding 40th reunion Aug. 18

Massapequa High School class of 1978 will hold it’s 40th year reunion, Sat., Aug. 18 at the Melville Marriott. 1350 Walt Whitman Rd., Melville. More...

Opinion

Let’s remember what our Founding Fathers accomplished through the art of compromise

On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress met in the Pennsylvania State House and announced that the 13 Colonies regarded themselves as independent and sovereign states no longer subject to British Rule. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Readers: Cartoon about America’s policy toward immigrant children was insensitive

Dear Editor:  This letter is in response to the cartoon ‘Drawing Conclusions’ by Kevin Eastwood, (published in the June 27 edition of the Massapequa Post, Amityville Record and Babylon Beacon.)  More...