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Plainedge students learn robotics

Plainedge School District held its annual Summer Robot Experience for its incoming fourth- through sixth-grade students. More...

Massapequa School District hosts annual student art show

Paintings, drawings and sculptures were on display in the gymnasium at Berner Middle School in the Massapequa School District for the annual student art show on June 5.  More...

Please meet the 2018 local scholars

•Stephen Koester of Massapequa Park is conducting research on the prevalence of ticks and tick-borne illnesses at Muhlenberg College.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607  Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770   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 30   More...

TOB to hold memorial ceremony for overdose awareness

The Town of Oyster Bay is partnering with Drug Free Long Island, Bikers Against Heroin and Nassau County in recognition of National Overdose Awareness Day on Fri., Aug 31. More...

Annual Dockside Family Festival on September 8 and 9 at Captree

The annual Dockside Family Festival will take place on Sat., Sept. 8 and Sun., Sep. 9 at Captree State Park in Babylon from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK - COUNTY OF NASSAU BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., V. NANCY BALL, AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE TO THE ESTATE OF GILBERT SKLAR; ET. More...

Massapequa school board hires firm for armed security services

The Massapequa School District Board of Education voted 4-0 to approve a resolution appointing Covert Investigations, Inc. for armed security guard services throughout the district. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, August 31   •On Fri., August 31 at 1 p.m., the Harbor Lane Library will have Let’s Talk. Join us for the library’s discussion group for senior citizens. All are welcome; no registration necessary. More...

 

People/Social

Bus Driver Geoffrey Roan takes top honors at NYS School Bus Safety Competition

Geoffrey Roan, a school bus driver with Educational Bus Transportation, recently took top honors at the 47th Annual New York State School Bus Safety Competition held in Rockland County, New York. More...

Sal Citrano, World War II veteran, recognized by Town of Oyster Bay

Sal Citrano, a resident of Farmingdale and a World War II veteran, was recognized by the Town of Oyster Bay.  The town proclaimed August 14, 2018 “Sal Citrano Day” in the Town of Oyster Bay.  More...

Local artists Elizabeth Heaton and Bill Shillalies earn honors at LI Biennial

Elizabeth Heaton, an artist from Amityville, and Bill Shillalies, an artist from Massapequa, have won Awards of Merit for their work in the Long Island Biennial. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Media Medley: Last week requests from annual dog and cat media events all came at the same time.  Don’t recall that ever happening before. Below are the requests:  More...

Opinion

America needs a wall to stop flood of drugs into the states

Dear Editor:  I believe the proposed wall between America and Mexico should be built forthwith.  Each day without a wall with Mexico is another day that brings reports of more deaths from opioid/heroin overdose deaths and more suicides of t More...

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Get them off to a healthy start with nutritious school lunches

It’s almost time for back-to-school! Packing the kids’ lunches for school means you have control over which foods they are eating. Parents can manage nutritious meals even when the kids are at school. More...