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Winter Weekend Events

Friday, January 4   •On Fri., January 4 at 4 p.m., the Central Avenue Library will have Children’s Open Build Lego. Kids will have fun in this 45-minute session of open build. Massapequa, 523 Central Avenue, 516-798-4607.  More...

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Schools/Sports

Superb spellers take the stage at McKenna

“Steward” was the winning word for fifth-grader Hailey Freire during the annual spelling bee at McKenna Elementary School in the Massapequa School District on Dec. 13.  More...

Nursery school students learn sign language

The students of the Presbyterian Community Nursery School in Massapequa learn American Sign Language once a week with ASL teacher Miss Mary as part of the nursery school’s integrated curriculum to engage students in an active hands-on love of l More...

An ancient history lesson at Fairfield

Fifth-graders have recently been learning about the Mayans at Fairfield Elementary School in the Massapequa School District as part of the social studies curriculum that focuses on ancient civilizations.  Using their Chromebooks, students read d 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, January 3   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Oyster Bay Town announces two free girls youth hockey clinics Jan. 17 and Feb. 7

Oyster Bay Town officials announced that the Town will run two free girls youth hockey clinics this winter as part of the Town’s Youth Ice Hockey program.  The clinics will take place at the Town’s Ice Skating Center in Bethpage, loc More...

NYS announces Winter Seal Walk dates at Jones Beach

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced that Jones Beach State Park will be offering a series of walks to see wintering seals January through March. More...

Newly elected Assemblyman Mike LiPetri prepares to take office

On Election Day, 2018, voters in New York’s 9th Assembly District decided to welcome a young and enthusiastic newcomer to politics­— Mike LiPetri of South Farmingdale. More...

MPK Village sets public hearing on telecommunications equipment

While wrapping ups its business for 2018, the Massapequa Park Village Board scheduled a public hearing for Jan. 14 to consider a new law that would regulate smaller cell phone equipment called distributed antenna systems. More...

 

People/Social

Grammy Award-winning musician Tim Kubart returns to his hometown

Grammy Award-winning musician Tim Kubart returned to his hometown elementary school— Woodward Parkway in Farmingdale— to give a very special performance to the K-1 student body on Fri., Dec. 14.  More...

Friends of the Massapequa Preserve recognized for their efforts

Approximately 40 volunteers joined the 19th annual Friends of the Massapequa Preserve fall meeting at the Bar Harbour Library.  The group honored four longtime Friends, who struggled to help make the preserve a better place and worked to ensure More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Tempus Fugit! About 15 years is the best we can expect a dog or cat to be with us. If we live until 75, we’ve spent 1/5 of our life with that pet; and if we survive to 90, the fraction drops to 1/6 of our lifetime. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

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 is hereby given that More...