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Summer Weekend Events

Friday, June 23   • On Fri., June 23, 6:30 p.m., the Central Avenue Library will have Teen Window Painting Party. More...

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Schools/Sports

MSD sixth-grade reconfiguration plan moves forward—for now

In a vote that came shortly after midnight June 16, the Massapequa School Board approved a compromise resolution to allow the sixth-grade reconfiguration plan to move forward in September. More...

“Driver of the Year” award to Massapequan

Deanna Jankowski, a school bus driver with Educational Bus Transportation and a resident of Massapequa Park, has received the “Driver of the Year” award from the Nassau Chapter of the New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT). More...

FOWL BALL

Red-hot Ducks top Bridgeport to cap short homestand

“I really think that everyone is really starting to find their groove.” Long Island Ducks first baseman Marc Krauss hit it right on the head. 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...

Opinion

On the road to building public confidence

Has anyone noticed the great job our New York State Department of Transportation workers have done on the interchanges of Sunrise Highway at Wellwood Avenue and Route 110? More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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The Paris Climate Agreement, not climate change, is the threat; Trump’s pull-out was right

A consortium of medical societies is echoing former President Obama’s dire warning that climate change is the biggest threat facing the world and public health.   More...

MPK resident establishes "patriotism" scholarship

First recipients are seniors Christopher Hadsall and Danielle Stauder of MHS

For Christopher Haesall, a senior at Massapequa High School, the Great Experiment is really a miracle. Haesall, who is heading off to Georgetown in September, said the formation of America came about against all odds. More...

Brooks proposes measure to halt illegal dumping

NYS Sen. John Brooks held a press conference announcing a new anti-pollution measure he is introducing in the Senate. More...

 

People/Social

Mayor honors Eagle Scout

Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony in honor of Jack Georgis and had the pleasure of presenting him with a citation acknowledging his accomplishment.   More...

N. Massapequa FD partners with YES Center

Recognizing the increasingly negative impact the local opioid epidemic has had on the community, the North Massapequa Fire District recently partnered with YES Community Counseling Center to present the public with an informative seminar on the topic More...

Annual Amityville Rotary Gift of Life Gala • June 8, 2017

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Losing a pet is a traumatic, adrenalin-packed ordeal. Panic really sets in when an inside cat escapes because the cat is unfamiliar with the outside world. 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, June 22   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Senator Hannon to host Stroke Awareness program

“Did you know that approximately 80 percent of all strokes can be prevented?” said Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau).  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

Index No.: 14-001654. Date Filed: 05/31/17. SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS WITH NOTICE MORTGAGED PREMISES: 27 OAKLEY AVENUE, MASSAPEQUA, NEW YORK 11758. SBL #: 66 – 116 – 35-38. Plaintiff designates NASSAU Co More...