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Schools/Sports

Massapequa boys VB tops Long Beach for County Title

It wasn’t looking good for the Massapequa boys volleyball squad. More...

Massapequa girls volleyball concludes season

Streaks come to an end. It’s a fact of life in sports.  This was the case when Massapequa’s girls volleyball program saw their streak of County titles snapped at 17.  More...

Hempstead Tigers end Mustang Seniors championship run

11-12-17 More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Houdini is a feline magician- a lifesaving, feline magician; although her next magic trick- a disappearing act- lasted a bit too long. Even Christmas miracles have a time limit. More...

Obituaries

John James Donnison Jr., former Massapequa resident, at 71

John James Donnison Jr., was a man who many described as quiet, unassuming and committed to the community of Amityville Village where he lived with his wife Joan. More...

Opinion

About Christmas, skateboards and the healing power of laughter

It was a busy Saturday, with too much to do and too little time in which to do it—the typical close-to-Christmas weekend.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Reader: Column was a nice break from the angst of other issues intruding in our lives today

Dear Editor:  Thank you so much for running the computer piece in the Dec. 7 edition of the Letter to the Editor. In these days of intense world affairs and homeland disunity, it was good to read a piece that made me smile.  More...

Winter Weekend Events

Saturday, December 16 More...

 

People/Social

Legislator Walker pitches in at Pythians community coat drive

The 27th Annual Knights of Pythias Coat for Kids Drive was held at John H. West Elementary School, Plainedge. Leg. Rose Marie Walker pitched in to help load the bags into vehicles for distribution.  More...

Congressman Pete King guest speaker at Deployment Ceremony in Farmingdale

Congressman Pete King (R-Seaford) was recently the guest speaker at the farewell ceremony for members of the 310th MP Battalion being deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. More...

First camping trip for Troop 776

Massapequa’s Troop 776 had its first camping trip of the 2017-18 season.  They went canoeing and camped at Ten Mile River Scout Camp.   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, December 14   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Last Hope Animal Rescue “Trees of Love” lighting

On Sat., Dec. 16, 4 to 7 p.m., Last Hope Animal Rescue will be continuing a holiday tradition begun in 1998. More...

Saladino announces free Holiday on Ice performance for December 16

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino announced a free Holiday on Ice show will take place on Sat., Dec. 16, starting at 4:30 p.m., at the Town’s Ice Skating Center - located in Bethpage Community Park, 1000 Stewart Avenue. More...

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Public Notices

FARMINGDALE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT Farmingdale, NY NOTICE TO BIDDERS DESCRIPTION: ATHLETIC FIELD RECONSTRUCTION AT WELDON E. More...