January 30, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa Park Village preparing for 5G communications

The Massapequa Park Village Board held a public hearing to address new federal regulations regarding telecommunications equipment. More...

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Schools/Sports

Unqua students have a hands-on lesson in the food chain

Angelina Cracco and Cory D’Elia, students at Unqua Elementary School in the Massapequa School District, identified and sorted bones that they found in owl pellets. More...

Sixth-grader wins Berner geography bee

Twenty-three students squared off in the Berner Middle School auditorium on Jan. 14 to test their knowledge of national and world geography. After nine rounds, sixth-grader William Stebner emerged as the winner. More...

Troop 776 visits the Muttontown Preserve

Boy Scouts from Troop 776 in Massapequa hiked recently through the Muttontown preserve. Despite the frosty temperature, the scouts learned how to orienteer with a map, using makeshift sundials to find the cardinal directions. 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 31   More...

Suffolk Police exam scheduled for June 15

The Suffolk County police Department has scheduled its police exam for Sat., June 15. Registration deadline is Wednesday, April 3.  More...

Town of Oyster Bay "Try Hockey For Free" program February 17

The Town of Oyster Bay, in conjunction with the National Hockey League’s New York Rangers, will host a special “Try Hockey for Free Program” on Sun., February 17, from 9:30 a.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

PUBLIC NOTICE OF NASSAU COUNTY TREASURER’S SALE OF TAX LIENS ON REAL ESTATE Notice is hereby given that commencing on February 19th, 2019, will sell at public on-line auction the tax liens on certain real estate, u More...

Winter Weekend Events

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People/Social

World War II veteran William Geandomenico recounts life on battlefield to FHS History Club

The experiences of a World War II veteran were described in vivid first-person detail during a recent meeting of the Farmingdale History Club. More...

Eagle Scout recognized for flagpole, memorial project

Michael J. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The first feral cat TNR (Trap/ Neuter/Return) Clinic at the new Babylon Town Shelter in Amityville held on Sunday Jan. 27 was a joint effort of Last Hope and Babylon Shelter. It was a traveling show. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Arlene E. Syrett, Massapequa Park resident, and Open Door Thrift Shop volunteer

Mrs. Arlene E. Syrett, a Massapequa Park resident formerly of Amityville, died Jan. 6, 2019 at her home. She was 92 years old. Mrs. Syrett was born on May 2, 1926 one of three children of Seth Platt Purdy Sr. and Ethel (Noble) Purdy of Amityville. More...

Opinion

Fight underway to save local control of our towns, villages and counties

The Governor’s budget proposal for 2019-20 calls for the elimination of aid to municipalities based on what the state determines to be each municipality’s efforts in cutting costs. How hypocritical.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Message to schools and parents: don’t bow to PC; protect our kids from MS-13

How foolish must parents and administrators at a Huntington school district feel after banishing an anti-gang school resource officer, only to then see an assault on their students by MS-13 gang members?  More...