February 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa athletes make college commitments

Fifteen student-athletes at Massapequa High School will go on to play for college teams, and they were recognized at a national letter of intent signing ceremony on Feb. 7. More...

Berner social studies teacher earns statewide honor

Amy Curry, a sixth-grade teacher at Berner Middle School in the Massapequa School District, has been chosen to receive the Outstanding Social Studies Elementary Classroom Teacher Award by the New York State Council for the Social Studies.  More...

Mall to host Massapequa School District student art show

Student artists in the Massapequa School District are being celebrated for their talents with an exhibit at the Westfield Sunrise Mall. The display features paintings, drawings and three-dimensional art representing the nine schools. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607  Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770   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 1 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Polar plunge for charity

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Councilwoman Michele Johnson announced that residents looking for an opportunity to enjoy an exhilarating afternoon of fun and a chance to support a great cause should circle Sun., March 18 on their cale More...

Last Hope St. Pat’s brunch

Last Hope Animal Rescue is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day brunch and auction Sun., March 11, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the provision of the State of New York, that a Public Hearing will be held by the Zoning Board of Appeals in the Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 8:00 PM&nb More...

RAC gives public update on redevelopment at Republic Airport

The Republic Airport Commission (RAC) recently issued an update on the status of an estimated $30 mil lion redevelopment project at Republic Airport in Farmingdale. The meeting was held Tues., Feb. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, March 2   •On Fri., March 2 at 4 p.m., the Central Avenue Library will have Lego Bricks Creative Play. Join us for a 45-minute session of building- we provide the bricks, you provide your creativity and imagination. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequan named “Student of the Quarter” at Nassau BOCES

Anthony Kariamis of Massapequa was named Student of the Quarter at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech Career and Technical Education High School. He was honored for his grades, attendance, work ethic and preparedness. More...

Local resident graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Tinadj C. Jeffries graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Jeffries is the son of Altina Jeffries of Massapequa and a 2016 graduate of St. More...

Please meet the 2018 local scholars

•The following students at the University of Alabama have been named to the Dean’s and President’s list: Kyle Mastrelli of Farmingdale was named to the dean’s list; Eireann Dillon of Massapequa was named to the president’ More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

A leash became part of a rite of passage. On Saturday I picked up Goliath, a Golden Retriever/Leonberger, from Town of Oyster Bay Shelter and brought him to Last Hope. More...

The Post War World of the 1920's - Part 2

The early years of the roaring 20s became known for probation, speakeasies and bootleggers (18th Amendment); women’s national right-to-vote (Amendment 18); Native Americans granted US citizenship (Snyder Act, 1924); as well as the Klan marching More...

Obituaries

Lori Ann Nocerino Sora, Amity Harbor resident, Copiague H.S. graduate, EMT, West Babylon Fire Department volunteer

Lori Ann Nocerino Sora was a young woman who believed in helping her community and her friends and family. More...

Opinion

Americans must start the conversation about gun ownership and its responsibilities now

Another school shooting has once again left families shattered, children dead and our country in mourning. I cannot begin to measure the amount of pain I would be in if I knew that either of my children were gunned down at school in cold blood. More...

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