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Breaking News - 5/15/2015 2:32 PM

Police seek help in identifying subject in video - Free Access

Wanted for grand larceny of laptop from car
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The Nassau County Police Department is investigating a grand larceny that occurred on Tues., May 12, at 12:37 am in North Massapequa. More...

Massapequa woman raises puppy to help someone lead independent life

Amityville resident Linda Hotchkiss recently took on the task of raising a puppy for Canine Companions for Independence. More...

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Schools/Sports

Voters head to the polls next week

SCHOOL BUDGET AND TRUSTEE ELECTION

School Board elections and budget votes are scheduled More...

Three seats open on Plainedge School Board; one challenge

In Plainedge, there are three seats open on the school board. Sisi Wong Townson and Eric Szillus are running unopposed. Incumbent Dennis Gustafson is seeking reelection and faces opposition from Kenneth Auer.  More...

Gail Kubit squares off against Ron Giachetti for spot on Massapequa Library Board

For the first time in the 20 years that she has served on the Massapequa Library Board, Trustee Gail Kubit faces opposition to her reelection bid. She squares off May 19 against first-time candidate Ronald Giachetti, a retired TWA aircraft mechanic. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

I’ve been researching Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) in Babylon almost nine years. Over that time more old sources, including the South Side Signal, which was the Babylon weekly newspaper from 1869 to 1920, have been digitized.  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, May 14   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Massapequa Park Lions Club meeting Monday, May 18

The members of the Massapequa Park Lions Club will host a meet and greet gathering on Mon., May 18, 7 p.m. at the Massapequa Park Library, 40 Harbor Ln., to introduce themselves to prospective members interested in joining.  More...

Free water vessel safety checks being offered

On May 16 and 17, the United States Power Squadrons and the US Coast Guard Auxiliary will jointly be performing vessel safety exams at marinas around Long Island to kick off National Safe Boating Week. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK – COUNTY OF NASSAU INDEX # 6855/14 FILED: 4/17/2015 SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS AND NOTICE Plaintiff designates Nassau County as the place of trial. Venue is based upon the More...

Breaking News - 5/19/2015 3:20 PM

NC Police Officer rescues baby duckling - Free Access

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This is a video that a Nassau County resident took. It shows N.C. More...

Breaking News - 5/19/2015 3:11 PM

Man exposes himself to teen in Massapequa - Free Access

Police seeking help in apprehending subject

The Seventh Squad is investigating an incident of public lewdness that occurred in Massapequa yesterday, May 18, 6:18 p.m.According to detectives, a 16-year-old female was walking west on North Richmond Avenue when she was approached by an unknown su More...

Breaking News - 5/14/2015 11:42 AM

Heated debate in Massapequa Park meeting about boat and trailer storage - Free Access

Board passes new legislation

By Ron Scaglia More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 15   • Free workshop The Golden Years 9:30 to 11 a.m. at AMVETS Post 88, 692 Broadway, Massapequa. Reservations required call 516-739-1700.  • Yoga at 9 a.m. More...

 

People/Social

Special delivery to Last Hope by way of Massapequa Library

Pamela Pattwell came to Last Hope Animal Rescue in Wantagh during December and again in March with bags of cat blankets and fluffy dog beds created by teens during her community service workshops at both branches of Massapequa Public Library. More...

Massapequa resident inducted into NYS Boxing Hall of Fame

Massapequa resident Bob Duffy was inducted into the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame on April 26, 2015. The presentation was held at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach. Duffy has been involved in boxing for most of his life.  More...

Senator Venditto plants trees to replace those lost in Sandy

New York State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) recently joined with our South Shore communities who lost so much during Superstorm Sandy for the Second Annual Adopt- A-House Adopt-a-Tree Event. 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

Jeanne Constance Pollard Glenn Wright, music teacher, at 62

Jeanne Constance Pollard Glenn Wright, a resident of Amityville, died March 18, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage. More...

Opinion

Flanagan “gets” Long Island

Congratulations to New York State Senator and now Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan on his new post. The Senate’s vote for Flanagan bodes well for Long Island, where the lawmaker makes his home in Huntington.  More...

Let’s not deflate the evils of cheating

Tom Brady, the Patriots’ quarterback, faces a four-game suspension for cheating.  There, we said it.  No, it’s not just “getting an edge on the competition.”  No, it’s not just “athletic enthusiasm.& More...

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