February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Protestors conduct march in front of King's office

A river of protestors lined Park Boulevard on Fri., Feb., 3, holding signs and chanting one of their many battle cries: “No hate, no fear, refugees are welcome here!”  More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 17 •On Fri., Feb. 17, at 10 a.m., the library will have JumpBunch Kids – Basketball Fitness for ages 2-5 years only with accompanying adult. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Plainedge ice hockey edges Valley Stream in pivotal game

Plainedge ice hockey has some work to do.  Sitting outside of the playoffs, the Red Devils needed a pivotal victory over Valley Stream to keep their hopes of clinching a berth into the Nassau County Liberty Division playoffs alive.  On Wed. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

As I type in my hotel room with an incredible view of the Empire State Building lit in Westminster purple, the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is about to begin. NYC is overflowing with over 3,000 dogs bound for the show. More...

Obituaries

Franklin W. Dee, Pan American employee and runner

Franklin “Frankie” Dee, a longtime resident of North Babylon, died Jan. 24, 2007. He was 82 years old. More...

Opinion

Senate passes measure; Assembly should follow

A bill, co-sponsored by Long Island Senators John E. Brooks (8th-District) and Thomas D. Croci (3rd District), is calling for a reduction in the tax redemption period for abandoned buildings. More...

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Narcan: Together with education it helps families deal with the worst

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The use of Naloxone can save a life. Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is an opioid antagonist used in opioid overdoses to counteract the life-threatening depression of the respiratory system. It allows an overdose victim to breathe normally. More...

Mayor Jeff Pravato and Trustees Tina Schiaffino and Dan Pearl also running

Massapequa Park Village Justice Gerard Giannattasio is seeking reelection, and for the first time in a decade, he faces opposition. The elections are Tues., March 21. More...

Angry residents at Amityville School Board meeting demand change and responsiveness

More than 100 residents attended a recent Amityville School Board meeting, telling the administration and the board that they were not happy with many things in the district. More...

Report addresses shortage of educators from diverse backgrounds in US

A 2014 report by the Center for America Progress noted that schools across the country should begin a dialogue about how to diversify the teacher workforce to include highly effective teachers of all racial and ethnic backgrounds. More...

 

People/Social

P'edge students selected to participate in All-County Music Festival

More than 20 Plainedge High School students were selected to participate in the Nassau Music Educators Association All-County Music Festivals held in January.  More...

Leg. Gregory honors outgoing officers of East Farmingdale FD

S. C . Leg. Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory was on hand over at the East Farmingdale Fire Department’s annual Installation of Officers and Awards Ceremony.   More...

N.C. firemen take oaths

N.C. Fire Commissioner Joe Froehlich (Bethpage FD) administers oath of office to Sgts. 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, February 16   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Photograph Federation of LI event with speaker Lindsay Adler April 9

The Photograph Federation of Long Island and Suffolk County Community College Photo Club is hosting an event Sun., April 9, at Van Nostrand Theater, Sagtikos Arts and Science Building at S.C. More...

Hannon announces Sixth Annual Youth Leadership Award Contest

Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau) announced his Sixth Annual Youth Leadership Award Contest. The contest is open to high school sophomores and juniors in Senator Hannon’s Sixth Senatorial District.  More...

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Public Notices

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MASSAPEQUA POST MAP PUBLIC NOTICE OF COUNTY TREASURER’S SALE OF TAX LIENS ON REAL ESTATE Notice is hereby given that I shall on February 21, 2017, and the succeeding days, beginning at 10:00 o’ cloc More...