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Schools/Sports

Farmingdale HS robotics team wins 1st place at VEX robotics competition

The Farmingdale School District recently celebrated the Farmingdale High School Robotics Team, The Robodalers, which recently took first place at the opening VEX event in Carle Place on Long Island. More...

Amityville UFSD transportation apps for parochial or non-public schools

Applications are available at the Amityville UFSD for transportation to a parochial or non-public school for the 2017-18 school year. More...

Staying drug free in Massapequa Schools

Ninth-graders at Massapequa High School’s Ames Campus learned about the harmful effects of various substances during a presentation, Drugs and the Adolescent Brain, on Feb. 3. The speaker was Dr. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa • 516-798-4607  Massapequa Park • 516-799-0770 www.massapequalibrary.org  •The Harbor Lane Library will offer “Brain Aerobics” – Scrabble game, Mondays at 11 a.m. 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, March 23   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Volunteers and teachers calling

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Young People's Cultural Arts Workshop of Massapequa is planning a reunion for everyone who has been an adult volunteer or teacher in its programs during the last half century. More...

Parents for Megan’s Law Helpline available

Parents for Megan’s Law Helpline staff help community members access valuable sex offender registration and sexual abuse prevention information to help protect themselves and their children.  More...

Opinion

Reader objects to cartoon; offers another “conclusion”

Dear Editor:  I am writing to express my concern about the editorial cartoon printed in the March 8 & 9 editions of your newspapers.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Bloated budgets put America’s troops at risk

GUEST COMMENTARY:

How much does the Department of Defense waste on overhead and outside contractors? Pentagon officials recently paid an outside consultingfirm tofind out. More...

MPK Village to hold budget hearing April 17; addresses parking issues

The Village of Massapequa Park will hold a public hearing on Mon., April 17 to discuss the proposed budget for 2017-18. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, March 24   •On Fri., March 24, at 2 p.m., the library will have Book Discussion of The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict with leader Harriet Klein. Plainedge, 1060 Hicksville Rd., 516-735-4133.  More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa Unqua students support men and women in blue

Unqua Elementary School in the Massapequa School District marked Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on Jan. 9 with a variety of activities, including visits from police officers. More...

Dr. Adele Pecora named new superintendent of Seaford School District

The Board of Education of the Seaford School District has named Dr. Adele Pecora to the position of superintendent of schools, effective July 1, 2017. Dr. More...

Massapequa HS students use art to save the manatees

Art students at Massapequa High School are doing their part to protect an endangered species. Their designs are featured on shirts that are being sold to support the nonprofit Save the Manatee Club. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

On Thurs., March 28, Suffolk County Legislature is scheduled to vote in Hauppauge on IR1050, an amendment which will add “teeth” to the existing County animal abuse law. More...

Obituaries

Gene Bryson, Massapequa resident and 68-year fire department member

Gene/Corky Bryson, 88, a longtime resident of Massapequa and 68-year member of the Massapequa Fire Department, died on March 3, 2017 at home, surrounded by family.  His passing was honored by uniformed members of the department at the door of th More...

Patricia Cotter, former library teacher at St. Martin of Tours School

Patricia Cotter helped spur children’s imaginations and taught them how to learn as a librarian at St. Martin of Tours School in Amityville. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Articles of organization filed with the Secretary of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 12/28/16. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...