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For over 25 years, the Lee Place Walkway has been one of the most heated school district issues for the residents of the Arlyn Oaks area of Massapequa. The Lee Place Walkway, running through Marjorie Post Park, is used by the Massapequa School District to calculate the distance to school for children attending Unqua School.
Nothing has distured the community of Massapequa more then the ongoing contract dispute between the Massapequa Federation of Teachers and the Massapequa Board of Education. These in-depth articles look at the issue from the start to the present.
Directly across from the administration wing of Massapequa High School is the vacant property of Whitewood Drive. Owned by developer Anthony Trinca, the Whitewood Drive property has been a major point of contention for the Village of Massapequa Park.
The Election of Steve Labriola
Steve Labriola, a lifelong Massapequa resident, replaced Phil Healey after over 25 years in the New York State Assembly. This site looks at some of the news stories involving Assemblyman Labriola, Massapequa's most hard working elected official.