August 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Butler bounced from Massapequa School Board, he’s challenging move

The Massapequa School Board recently took legal action against Trustee Brian Butler by unanimously voting to remove him from the board for vacating his office for allegedly refusing to serve, according to a resolution passed on June 28. More...

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Schools/Sports

A fondness for the flag at Birch Lane

Students at Birch Lane Elementary School in the Massapequa School District learned about the evolution of the American flag during the annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14.  More...

Pravato addresses scholarship honorees

Pictured are Courtney Kremier, Anna LaSala, Jessica Barbieri, Nicole Ragno, Brendon Franko, Julia Vella, Diana Smith, Samantha Iannone, Connor Reynolds, Alexia DeVito, Lauren Del- liBova, James Fitzpatrick, Catherine Guerrieri, Joseph Cangemi, Kather More...

Fifth-graders find solutions with inventions

Magnet students at Fairfield Elementary School in Massapequa joined the likes of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison and other famous inventors as they participated in the Invention Convention.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607  Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770   More...

Obituaries

Florence Iwinski Robinson, Massapequa Park resident, East Lake Elementary and Berner H.S. volunteer

Florence Robinson, who was known for her fierce love of music, people and chocolate, died Aug. 6, 2018, in Keene, New Hampshire. She moved there in 2012 from Massapequa Park where she lived since 1949.  Born in Brooklyn, on Feb. More...

Opinion

An alternative to incarceration for the drug addicted makes dollars and sense

When an individual is sent to prison, it is an acknowledgement of failure on two counts: that of the individual and the state.  The individual, for many reasons, failed to lead a lawful and honorable life, and society failed in its role in provi More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Guitars, baseball, singing and doing what inspires and brings joy to your life

I started out thumping on a mandolin and then a guitar when I was child. My brother had a mandolin and so I learned a few chords and then eventually learned a few chords on a guitar. More...

Michael LiPetri challenges Pellegrino for seat in 9th AD

Michael LiPetri of South Farmingdale is running on the Republican line against Democratic Assemblywoman Christine Pellegrino in the 9th Assembly District. The election is Tues., Nov. 6. More...

Weekend Events

Friday, August 17   •On Fri., August 17 at 4:30 p.m., the Harbor Lane Library will have Tween Language & Culture Club. Explore different cultures and learn the basics of a new language every month! More...

 

People/Social

Berner teacher named Ames campus administrator

Danielle Kennedy, an educator in the Massapequa School District for the last 18 years, has been named the executive assistant to the principal at Massapequa High School’s Ames Campus, which houses ninth grade. More...

Local athletes are LI champions

The Massapequa Coast 11U Williamsport baseball team won District 31 and Section 4 Championships for the second year in a row. More...

St. Jude walk set for September

This September, thousands of individuals nationwide will join together in the battle against childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases by participating in the Long Island St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Can the amount of space shelter cats have in their cages determine the likelihood of whether or not they contract an upper respiratory infection (URI)? A recent study says “YES.”  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 16  •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Lumiere Ballet presents Swan Lake at Tanner Park on August 25 and 26

Lumiere Ballet celebrates 10 years in Tanner Park with its newest production, Swan Lake and other works. The ballet will be presented on August 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, thanks to funding from Suffolk County. More...

Singers and dancers wanted for production ‘The Greatest Show’ at LI Cabaret Theatre

The Long Island Cabaret Theatre, on behalf of Director Gary Dana and Musical Director Sid Cherry, is seeking singers and dancers for a new all-live production entitled The Greatest Show! More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC HEARING CALENDAR NOTICE 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 that More...