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Lockhart makes record donation to Make-A-Wish

Three children will have their wishes granted thanks to the generosity of students and staff at Lockhart Elementary School in the Massapequa School District.  The school raised its largest amount ever for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, $13,803.20. More...

Plainedge senior Nicole Jacobsen showcases science research work

Plainedge High School senior Nicole Jacobsen recently presented her science research at the Materials Research Symposium in Boston, Massachusetts. More...

Local scholars...

The following students have graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University: Amanda Ramirez of Massapequa; Matthew Vecchione of Massapequa Park and Winston Whitfield of Massapequa.   More...

Obituaries

Angelo Vacca Jr., U.S. Army veteran and historian

Angelo Vacca Jr., a U.S. Army veteran and lifelong resident of Copiague, died Nov. 27, 2018. He was 83 years old. Mr. Vacca was born Feb. 7, 1935, the son of Mary and Angelo Vacca Sr. He had two siblings, the late Louis Vacca and Colina Carubia. More...

Opinion

Let’s put an end to “snap-your-fingers” legislation

Over the next few months, our school districts will be working to finalize their 2019-20 school budgets, trying as they always do to balance the need to bring our students strong, innovative educational programs with the plight of the taxpayer. More...

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Two largest counties in state—Suffolk and Erie—working to break of opioids

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

It’s critical to highlight the efforts counties of New York State are engaged in to combat the abuse of opioids. More...

Oyster Bay unveils new recycling regs

Residents being asked to sort plastics from cardboard; glass products, including bottles, no longer recyclable

Beginning this month, residents in the Town of Oyster Bay are being asked to change how and what they recycle as the town, and many other municipalities, respond to a volatile market for recyclable products.  More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, January 11   • On Fri., January 11 at 2 p.m., the library will have Book Discussion with Leader Harriet Klein. Book being discussed is Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. Plainedge, 1060 Hicksville Rd., 516-735-4133.  More...

 

People/Social

Local merchants take part in U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign

Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve arrived at the 7-Eleven store on Merrick Road in Massapequa December 19 to pick up items donated to the Corps Toys for Tots program.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Forget me not though we’re apart, For you carry me within your heart.” 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.  WEDNESDAY, January 9   More...

First half of town taxes due through Feb. 11

Town of Oyster Bay Tax Receiver James Stefanich reminds residents that the first half of the 2019 General Tax Levy is due on January 1st, but can be paid without penalty through Feb.11. Please be certain to sign your check, payable to James J. More...

Teen news at Massapequa Library

The month of November was filled with lots of community service programs at the library. The Teen department held a Book Art program when teens created winter-themed gift box decorations for the December Teen displays.  More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF NASSAU SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS AND NOTICE Index no. More...