November 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

MWD to receive $2.6M grant to clean up wells at Maryland and Ocean Avenues

Long Island is receiving more than $36 million in state grants through the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (WIIA) and Intermunicipal Grant (IMG) programs, including over $2.6 million for Massapequa Water District. (MWD). More...

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Schools/Sports

Fairfield’s Red Ribbon Week

Viviana Bright, a third-grader at Fairfield Elementary School in the Massapequa School District, shared her Red Ribbon Week essay with her classmates. To mark the observance of the national drug awareness campaign from Oct. More...

Dion Kuinlan helps lead Plainedge to Nassau Conference III football title

When the Plainedge football team last won the Nassau Conference III title, Dion Kuinlan was just 12 years old. More...

Massapequa runners win awards at TOB Supervisor’s 5K Run

The rain and cold didn’t seem to bother the contingent of Massapequa runners who came away with awards at the October 13 Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor’s 5 Kilometer Run that once again kicked off Oyster Festival weekend in Oyster Bay.&nbs 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. FRIDAY, November 23 More...

Plainedge High School to host educational workshop on vaping

Plainedge High School will be hosting a special presentation, “Vaping: Keeping Your Kids Safe for the Community” on Monday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m.  More...

MTAC Prevention Breakfast to Address Opioid Epidemic

Massapequas’ HealthCare and Mental Health Practitioners are invited to a Prevention Breakfast held by Massapequa Takes Action Coalition on Tuesday, December 4 from 8 to 10 a.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC HEARING CALENDAR NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING BY THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 246, Article III, Section 246-18-E of the Code of the Town of Oyster Bay, notice i More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, November 23   •On Fri., November 23 at 2 p.m., the library will have Ice Is Nice. Join Mad Science and explore the science of ice with hands-on icy science experiments. More...

 

People/Social

Eagle Scout Daniel Hepworth of Troop 590 unveils two signs for 9/11 Military Memorial

Eagle Scout Daniel Hepworth of Massapequa Troop 590 recently held an unveiling ceremony of two signs he erected for his Eagle Scout project. The signage is located at the Towers of Freedom 9/11 Military Monument in John Burns Park.  More...

Massapequa and Amityville schools recognize local veterans

As part of its annual “Veterans Week” program, Edmund W. More...

Plainedge students create artwork during International Dot Day

To prepare for International Dot Day, students from each of the elementary schools in the Plainedge School District created artwork that utilized dots. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Over the river and through the woods to the National Dog Show we go.” Yes, we drove to Philadelphia to compile Best of Breed data and stories. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth John DeGruchy of Massapequa Park, AT&T linesman, veteran

Kenneth John DeGruchy of Massapequa Park died Oct. 22, 2018. He was 86 years old.  Mr. DeGruchy was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn on Nov. 14, 1931. He had two brothers, Marshall and William DeGruchy.  More...

Opinion

Happy Thanksgiving to the givers and the doers in our country who are there for all the others

We are living in turbulent times, facing many challenges and trying to stem the divides within our country, our communities, our families and ourselves. Life in 2018 is not easy.  Yet, we have much to be thankful for.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

VA­ and America—must not neglect catastrophically disabled veterans

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Imagine losing both your legs while serving your country only to be told the Department of Veterans Affairs can’t provide you the wheelchair you need. The VA’s not sure when one will become available. More...