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Massapequa School Board's "majority 3" votes to bring legal challenge against commissioner's stay; judge allows it to stand

A New York State judge declined to intervene in a decision by New York State Commissioner of Education Mary Ellen Elia who issued a stay last week that essentially allowed the Massapequa School District’s sixth-grade middle school plan to move More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, August 18   • On Fri., Aug. 18 at 3:30 p.m., the Central Avenue Library will have Open Build Lego for grades 2-6. Join us for 45 minutes of open build with LEGOs. Massapequa, 523 Central Avenue, 516-798-4607.  More...

Kiwanis and protection in sports

To protect your children before they start to play sports in school, have them fully screened by a doctor (including a cardiovascular screening).  The offer is courtesy of the North Amityville Kiwanis, which meets every second and fourth Tuesday More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Seven Farmingdale School students win Pupil Transportation poster contest

Seven Farmingdale School District students were recently announced as winners in the New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT) Nassau County Chapter poster contest. More...

Woodward Parkway Elementary hosts school-wide Kids’ Choice Art Show

The Farmingdale School District’s Woodward Parkway Elementary School students, grades kindergarten to five, recently welcomed parents, families, veterans, teachers, staff and community members to the school-wide Kids’ Choice Art Show, whi More...

Math-a-Thon held at Farmingdale Howitt Middle School

The Farmingdale School District recently kicked off its 16th Annual Math-a-Thon for the students at Howitt Middle School. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607   More...

Obituaries

Jules Teck, former North Massapequa resident, veteran of World War II and Daily News employee

Jules Teck, 98, a longtime resident of North Massapequa died March 26, 2017.  Born to George and Hannah Teck in Hudson, New York Dec. More...

Opinion

Events in MSD concern resident and former board member

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DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Change underway to make the G.I. Bill of Rights meaningful to a new generation of veterans

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

America can never repay the debt we owe to our country’s veterans.These are the men and women who answered their nation’s call to defend all of us. Throughout my years in Congress I have fought hard to support our veterans. More...

Breaking News - 8/18/2017 11:28 AM

Police asking for public's help in apprehending shoplifter - Free Access

Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying an individual wanted in connection with a Grand Larceny that occurred in Massapequa in July. Police gave this account: More...

Breaking News - 8/16/2017 2:20 PM

Legislator Kennedy encourages residents to take part in Clear the Shelter Day - Free Access

Event Saturday, Aug. 19th

“All About Spay Neuter” will once again be participating in Clear the Shelter Day on Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Clarification

A story that appeared in last week's edition "Commissioner overturns school board's decision on the 6th grade plan," stated that Massapequa School Superintendent Lucille Iconis sent a memo to the commissioner asking that she intervene and overturn th More...

Massapequa School District makes administrative changes

Several administrators and teachers in the Massapequa School District will serve in new roles for the 2017-18 school year following appointments announced at the Aug. 3 Board of Education meeting. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa scholars recognized for academic achievements

•Massapequa native Griffin Haas graduated from Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York with a degree in television-radio from Ithaca’s College of Communication  More...

Another great Massapequa Park Village Street Fair

The Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park hosted its Annual Street Fair on Park Boulevard Sun., Aug. 6. More...

Building and battling robots at Massapequa at four-day camp

The Massapequa School District not only offers a robust robotics program during the school year, but it also gives students the opportunity to explore the moving machines during the summer. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

We’re into the “dog days of summer.” It’s a great time of year to share with our canine friends even though kids (and teachers) are counting vacation days left until school starts. 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 17   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.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...

“All About Spay” for your pets

“All About Spay/Neuter” will once again be participating in Clear the Shelter Day on Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC HEARING CALENDARNOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING BY THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 246, Article III, Section 246-18-E of the Code of the Town of Oyster Bay, notice is hereby given&n More...