March 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

ASD responds to parents' concerns over Common Core

The Amityville School District has mailed a letter to students’ homes, advising parents and guardians of their rights regarding the New York State exams in English, language arts and math for grades three through eight, and the exams in science More...

Amityville and Farmingdale libraries to hold budget votes; elections

Voters will head to the polls over the next two weeks to approve their library budgets and elect library trustees. Following is information on each of these votes and elections. Amityville: More...

Report registration law violators

Parents and community members can report registrants who may be failing to comply with registration laws, employment or residency restriction laws, possible violations of probation or parole or offenders in positions of trust with children. More...

Massapequa Hotel at Massapequa, Long Island

Southside Signal, Dec. 27, 1912 Adolph Stabel, a track signalman of the Long Island Railroad, is hailed as a hero today in having saved a possible train wreck near Massapequa yesterday afternoon. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Karen Conkling among top finishers of 25K run

Karen Conkling of Massapequa was one of the leading finishers in the 250 Kilometer Run in the Caumsett 50K and 25K run held March 1 at Caumsett State Park. More...

Library

LIBRARY CHAT

Hello, Massapequa! By this time you should have received your Spring Newsletter from the Library. Please take some time to review all the offerings we have for you. We take pride in all the different programs we have for ALL our residents. More...

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa523 CentralAvenue516-798-4607 Massapequa Park40 Harbor Lane516-799-0770 More...

Obituaries

Camille Howe, longtime Massapequa resident, Massapequa School District speech pathologist

Camille Howe, a longtime resident of Massapequa and a speech pathologist with the Massapequa School District, died Feb. 17, 2015. She was 71 years old and had been diagnosed with cancer four months before her death. More...

Opinion

We need the state and federal cash to take Long Island out of its rut

The potholes on our roads and highways have gone from simply annoying to damaging—and now deadly.That is apparent to our local officials at the state, county and town levels who are trying to do something about it. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Feral cats and their caretakers need public support

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Local wrestlers shine at NYS championships

Imagine you are down 7-2 in the second period of the 195-pound County final, and you miraculously claw your way back and claim an improbable County title. What do you do for an encore? More...

Local resident Rich DiSilvio releases third book

Sometimes, says Rich DiSilvio, where the creative spark comes from is a mystery. “You even surprise yourself sometimes,” says the Massapequa author. “But you’re on a roll and you just keep going.” More...

Pravato, Schiaffino and Pearl reelected in MPK Village election March 18

A woman walked into Massapequa Park Village Hall, confusion on her face. It was Election Day and she approached the poll watchers sitting behind the table. “Is there an election today?” she asked. More...

Emergency management and strategy addressed at NSWCA Continuing Education Series

Patrick Beckley, Long Island’s regional director of Office of Emergency Management, recently addressed Long Island Water District commissioners serving on Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA) regarding the latest develo More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, March 27 • AARP Tax Aide from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Massapequa Park library, 40 Harbor Lane library, 516- 799-0770. • Lets Talk Senior Discussion Group at the Massapequa Park library, 40 Harbor Lane library, 516-799- 0770. More...

 

People/Social

Please meet the local scholars of 2015

•Samantha Mussorfiti, of Massapequa, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the Sate University of New York at Geneseo. More...

Local cubs ascend to scouts at initiation ceremony

Massapequa Cub Scout Pack 696 celebrated their most senior scouts, Webelos II, crossing over to join Boy Scout Troops 660 & 5. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Seeing a photo of the original Babylon Town Shelter on Edison Avenue in West Babylon and the 1955 Town Hall proposal to build this facility prompted memories of happenings at this long-gone building. 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, March 26 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Bring your children to the free egg hunt at Eisenhower Park, March 28

N.C. Executive Edward P. Mangano and K98.3 teamed up to kick off spring with a day of family fun at the free egg hunt in Eisenhower Park, Picnic Field 3X, Sat., March 28, 9 a.m. More...

Councilman Coschignano offers S.O.R.T. Program Brochure

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano advises residents that the Town has an informative, free brochure entitled How To Be a Good S.O.R.T., which gives a comprehensive overview of the Town’s curbside recycling program. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

FARMINGDALE UNIONFREE SCHOOL DISTRICT Farmingdale, NYNOTICE TO BIDDERSDescription:REEDS, MOUTHPIECES &SUPPLIES BIDSealed proposals will bereceived by the Board ofEducation, FarmingdaleUnion Free School District,Towns of Oyster Bay andBabylon, Nas More...