August 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Caught by police doing the right thing

Suffolk County PO Jeannette Morales with teenagers from the Brentwood area. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

On Aug.16, Dr. Richard E. Goldstein, chief medical officer of the renowned Animal Medical Center (AMC) in NYC, began a Shelter Summit with these words of wisdom: “Please don’t use the term “kennel cough” anymore. 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, August 27 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Join Massapequa Lions Club for informative lecture

The Massapequa Lions Club Speaker and Lecture Series at the Nautilus Diner, 5523 Merrick Rd., Massapequa Park, will meet next Wed., Sept. 2, 7 p.m. The featured guest speaker will be the Hon. Jeffrey Provato, mayor of the Village of Massapequa Park. More...

Senior volunteers needed

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program is looking for adults 55 and over to share their talents and skills and energy in their communities. RSVP places seniors at soup kitchens, hospitals, museums, nursing homes, schools, etc. More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

INDEX NO.: 006356/12Date Filed: 8/10/2015SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS AND NOTICEMORTGAGED PREMISES:11 OAKLEY ST., MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. More...

Massapequa Schools get financial upgrade; savings anticipated

The Massapequa School District was recently given an AA1 bond rating upgrade by Moody's Investors Service, and according to Deputy Superintendent of Massapequa Schools Alan Adcock, the district is "one tick away" from the finest investment rating Moo More...

Urgency builds to reform New York State’s juvenile justice system and keep kids out of jail

New York is one of only two states in the country that criminalize anti-social behavior of those they define as adults at the age of 16. North Carolina is the second, while the rest of the country considers those 18 and over as adults. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, August 28 • The Massapequa Mustangs Kickoff Extravaganza from 5 to 11 p.m. at John J. Burns Park, 4990 Merrick Rd., Massapequa Park. The Mustangs invites all families to come down and enjoy the day. More...

 

Schools/Sports

FOWL BALL

Coverage of the LI Ducks

The Long Island Ducks are ‘en fuego.’ After sputtering out of the gate to start the month, from Aug. 11 through 18, the Ducks have won seven of their last eight games, following an 8-7 victory over Somerset on Tuesday night. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa523 Central Avenue • 516-798-4607Massapequa Park40 Harbor Lane • 516-799-0770www.massapequalibrary.org More...

Obituaries

Jessie Saladino, volunteer and wife of late NYS Supreme Court justice

If there is one thing that the children of Jessie C. Saladino remember about their mother, it is her heart. More...

Opinion

Mercy of Pope Francis must be realistic

EDITORIAL

It is with tremendous anticipation that Catholics and others await the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis. More...

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Reader input: What do you love about your hometown? Let us know

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Recently, we invited readers to send us a short explanation of what they love about their hometown. The following is from Owen Brooks who talks about “The Friendly Village by the Bay,” Amityville. More...