November 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Town of Oyster Bay offers brochure on program for the handicapped

The Group Activities Program (GAP) is a social and therapeutic recreation program developed to meet the needs of Town of Oyster Bay residents who are mentally challenged, developmentally disabled, learning disabled or autistic. More...

Massapequa language teachers awarded at State conference

Massapequa educators Janice Kincaid and William Anderson were honored before 325 of their colleagues during the 97th Annual Conference of the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers (NYSAFLT). More...

POST Biz Beat

Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato welcomed Michael and Eric Kaczmarski, the new owners of Village Wines & Spirits at 1009 Park Boulevard, Massapequa Park. They can be reached at 516-541-94653. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

How do you say good-bye to the most wonderful dog you’ve ever known? In September my 11-year-old athletic Afghan Hound “Halle” was diagnosed suddenly with an aggressive cancer called cardiac hemangiosarcoma. More...

Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

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, November 20 More...

Free self-defense for women every Wednesday

The American Black Belt Academy, 4875 Merrick Rd., Massapequa Park, is giving free self defense classes for women every Wednesday, 8 p.m. More...

Lutheran churches collect food and money for Uniondale pantry

Seaford’s Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and two other area churches participated in a dedicated day of service celebrated by Lutheran churches nationwide and collected more than 7,000 items of food and $1,000 from generous shoppers at four local More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF NASSAU Bank ofAmerica, NA, Successorby Merger to Countrywide Bank, FSB, Plaintiff,against Rosemarie Delage,et al., Defendant(s). More...

Community meeting tonight on plans to renovate school fields

MSD considering inter-municipal agreement with Town of Oyster Bay

The Massapequa School District will be holding a community meeting tonight on a proposal to enter into an agreement with the Town of Oyster Bay to renovate the fields at Berner Middle School and the Carman Road School. More...

Annual Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving Day

The fourth annual Massapequa Turkey Trot, a fun outdoor activity for the family and a fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), will, once again, be held Thanksgiving morning. More...

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, November 21 •NY Banjo Society meeting at 8 p.m. VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission For info., call 516-799- 4049. More...

Massapequa diner owner acts as extra in TV show

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino and one of the Nautilus Diner owners Stella Efstathiou recently acted as extras in the filming of an episode of the TV show Madam Secretary at the Nautilus Diner in Massapequa. More...

 

Schools/Sports

• MASSAPEQUA HOMECOMING •

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2014 — It was magic from the start and it continued throughout the Homecoming game, Sept. 20, as the Massapequa Chiefs swiftly took the lead against Valley Stream Central and carried it to the end, winning 61-0. More...

• FARMINGDALE HOMECOMING •

Farmingdale High School recently held its week-long Homecoming festivities the week of Oct. 20, which concluded with a pep rally and the varsity Dalers football team playing in the annual Homecoming game Fri., Oct. More...

• PLAINEDGE HOMECOMING •

Thanks to the omnipresent Plainedge pride, the Plainedge High School Red Devils varsity football team led a stunning 29-0 shutout against Bethpage in their homecoming game on Oct. 25. More...

Opinion

Thoughts on why newspapers still count

•A drop of ink makes people think! •Newspapers are “lean in” media that readers give their undivided attention to. •Newspapers are, by far, the medium in which advertising is wanted and welcomed. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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We should give workers a break on Thanksgiving

Years ago, just about everything other than gas stations and bakeries was closed onThanksgiving.This allowed for this purely American holiday to be one of the few days when Americans celebrated together with some type of family gathering. More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?