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Complicated contraptions teach problem solving

Engineer and inventor Rube Goldberg, known for his wacky and complicated machines, inspired fifth-graders at Unqua Elementary School in the Massapequa School District to build their own Rube Goldberg contraptions.  More...

Northside Elementary School kicks off PARP program

Northside Elementary School kicked off its Pick A Reading Partner (PARP) program at a school-wide assembly on Monday, January 14, 2019. This year’s theme is Reading Gives You The Wings to Fly.  More...

Massapequa runners score in 31st annual Steel Equities/Gold Coast Studio’s Ho Ho Ho 5 Kilometer Run

Congratulations to Melissa Galeotafiore and Monica Enright, Massapequa residents who both won awards in the 31st annual Steel Equities/ Gold Coast Studios Ho Ho Ho Holiday Run, held through the streets of Bethpage on Saturday morning, December 15, 20 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 24   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

TOB, Drug Free LI, and LI Coalition Against Bullying Partner to host Massapequa Wing Fest

The Town of Oyster Bay will partner with Drug Free Long Island to host a special Massapequa Wing Fest called “Words With Wings” in the Community Center at Marjorie Post Park, in Massapequa on Saturday, January 26, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Jones Beach Nature Center announces schedule

The Jones Beach Nature Center will offer a number of programs in the coming months. Advanced reservations are required. To register, please call 516- 780-3295. There will be a fee of $4 per person; children under 3 are free. More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF NASSAU Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Trustee, for Carrington Mortgage Loan Trust, Series 2006-NC3 Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Plaintiff AGAINST Lia Roge More...

Betty Mc Caffrey retires from Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church after 46 years

By Jake Pellegrino   Betty McCaffrey, a longtime employee of Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church in Massapequa Park, retired on November 30, after working there for 46 years.  More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, January 25 •On Fri., January 25 at 10 and 11 a.m., the library will have Alphabet Soup. We’ll be reading the story Soup Day by Melissa Iwai and creating some soupthemed crafts as well as tasting some yummy soup! More...

 

People/Social

Frank Flood welcomed into NSWCA

Frank Flood of Massapequa was recently welcomed into the Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ (NSWCA), along with other newly reelected or elected officials of water districts whose terms began January 1 and end Dec. More...

Town of Oyster Bay Supports Toys for Tots Collection

The Town of Oyster Bay announced the success of the Town of Oyster Bay’s Toys for Tots Collection Drive and commended the United States Marines Corps for its continued service to our nation’s children.   More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Have you ever wondered why cats are so fascinated by cardboard boxes? Scientists have looked into this mystery and come up with two primary reasons. Boxes provide shelter from stress and keep cats warm.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Paul (Gil) Kicherer, 7th generation Massapequan, veteran and member of Historical Society, at 97

Paul (Gil) Kicherer was a man who had a quick smile and a kind word for whomever he met. And, he had a deep and abiding love for the Massapequa community that was home to his family for seven generations.  More...

Opinion

Brave police action bring scary incident to best outcome

A Suffolk County Police Officer, responding to a call from a Gentleman’s Club in Farmingdale, looked down the barrel of a gun held by a man who had already fired the weapon. More...

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Li Petri calls on County Executive Curran to rescind ban on ICE officials from local jails

Dear Editor: More...