September 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Weekend Events

Friday, September 15   •On Fri., Sept. 15 at 1 p.m., the Harbor Lane Library will have Property Tax Exemptions Workshop sponsored by County executive Ed Mangano. There will be help available filling out your tax exemption forms. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Pulling the right strings

Massapequa High School sophomore James Kelly, a student assistant in the Summer Fine Arts program, gave incoming sixth-grader Tristan Ehrhardt a one-onone violin lesson as part of the Advanced Orchestra class. More...

Setting sail for kindergarten in Plainedge

The Sail into Kindergarten program in Plainedge School District serves as an orientation for incoming kindergarten students and their families. More...

First day back a success for Massapequa School students

The yellow buses rolled up to the nine schools of the Massapequa School District on Sept. 6, and out stepped thousands of students eager to begin the new year. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue• 516-798-4607 Massapequa Park, 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770 www.massapequalibrary.org   More...

Obituaries

Irene Garvey, Prioress at Dominican Sisters of Amityville later at Queen of the Rosary Motherhouse, Amityville

On the morning of Aug. 30, 2017, Sister, and former Prioress, Irene Garvey died. She has served more than 70 years with the Dominican Sisters of Amityville and served as its Prioress.  More...

Opinion

We will never forget, nor will we ever give up

Starkly beautiful and profoundly moving, the 9/11 ceremonies held this week were a reflection of the deep feelings of grief that the event on Sept. 11, 2001 had on our lives. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

It’s time to protect the pensions that millions of Americans were promised

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

by Dr. Glenn Mollette Stories of struggling government pension funding have abounded the last few months. More...

Kennedy leads drive to put surveillance cameras in Preserve

N.C. Leg. Rosemarie Walker, MPK Mayor Jeff Pravato and police announce move to ensure safety

Surveillance cameras linked to the Nassau County Police Department are being installed throughout the Peter J. Schmitt Massapequa Preserve to collect more data about crimes committed within the Preserve. More...

Town lauds work of Massapequans for Morgan Center for children with cancer

A group of local caring mothers known as Team YOLO was honored by new Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Councilwoman Michele M. Johnson prior to the Aug. More...

 

People/Social

Congressman King and other reps tour Amityville health center

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Mangano recognizes International Overdose Awareness Day

N.C. Exec. Edward P. Mangano recognized International Overdose Awareness Day, a global event held on Aug. 31 each year, aimed at raising awareness to the fact that the tragedy of overdose deaths is preventable. More...

Good Samaritans and first responders honored by Oyster Bay Town for life-saving efforts

New Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and new Councilman Tom Hand recognized the outstanding and lifesaving actions of FDNY Uniformed Fire Officers Association President Jake Lemonda of New Hyde Park, along with his wife Ann and daughter Eli More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Often cats and kittens travel a dangerous, bumpy road on their way to rescue. Here are a few with powerful background stories. All are either from Last Hope in Wantagh or Babylon Shelter/Last Hope cats: 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, September 14   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Kiwanis of Amityville “Food Truck Rally” September 17

The Kiwanis Club of Amityville is hosting a “Food Truck Rally” fundraiser for Nick Sicoli and the Orellana-Rodriguez families on Sept. 17 from 2 to 6 p.m. More...

Narconon screenings available

Narconon wants to educate families on the new escalated risk Fentanyl has added to opiate abuse. Fentanyl has been found to be 50 to 100 times more potent than heroin and has a greatly increased chance of overdose. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

FARMINGDALE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT Farmingdale, NY NOTICE TO BIDDERS DESCRIPTION: NEW MAINTENANCE BUILDING AT FARMINGDALE HIGH SCHOOL CONTRACT G- GENERAL CONSTRUCTION WORK Sealed proposa More...