April 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Weekend Events:

Friday, April 18 • Long Island Banjo Society meeting at 8 p.m. at VFW Hall 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. For info., call 516-889-2184. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Temple B’nai Torah earns 2013 Epstein Award for Madrichim Program

Temple B’nai Torah, Wantagh, received the 2013 Epstein Communicate Award for its Madrichim Program to inspire post-b’nei mitzvah students to remain engaged in congregational life and school. More...

Chris Mammone places first three times in All Round 10K Run

After a one-year hiatus, 31-year-old Chris Mammone of Massapequa, who was the first-place finisher overall in the 2010, 2012 and 2013 editions of the All Round Foods 10K Run for ASPIRE, returned to the winner’s circle at Mattlin Middle School i More...

Olympian Aidan Kelly meets with Assemblymen Saladino and Raia

West Islip’s Aidan Kelly, who recently returned from Sochi, Russia, competing as a member of the U.S. 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, April 17 More...

Help end Long Island’s blood shortage April 24

The Town of Oyster Bay semi-annual blood drive will take place on Thurs., April 24, according to Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella. More...

Macaronic Kid Egg Hunt set for April 19

The first annual Farmingdale Macaronic Kid Egg Hunt will be held Sat., April 19, 11 a.m., rain or shine. Ages from birth to two years old will begin at 11:15 a.m. and for ages three to eight begins at 11:30 a.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLICHEARING, BUDGETVOTE AND ELECTIONOF THE MASSAPEQUAUNION FREE SCHOOLDISTRICTTOWN OF OYSTER BAYAND NASSAU COUNTY,NEW YORKNOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified votersof the Massapequa UnionFree School District of t More...

Amityville and Farmingdale library budgets approved

Voters headed to the polls April 8 to vote on their library budgets and vote on the library board of trustees. In Amityville, voters approved the budget 100 to 36 and reelected Mary Beth Scarola to a five-year term on the board of trustees. More...

First alewives in more than a 100 years swim into Carlls River in Babylon

Project copies success of program in Carman's River

Each spring, for thousands of years, alewife, a fish closely related to the blueback herring, swam from the open ocean into the Great South Bay and the Carlls River to spawn. More...

 

People/Social

Local musical trio gives the song “Say Something” an acoustic twist fans love

Mikel James, 25, of Farmingdale, Carolyn Miller, 25, of Massapequa and David Wong, 27, of Huntington Station intertwined their musical talents to put together a cover of the song “Say Something,” by A Great Big World featuring Christina A More...

Gina Donato graduates Molloy

Gina Donato, the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Valvo of Massapequa Park and the daughter of Cathy and Frank Donato of Lindenhurst, recently graduated from Molloy College, Rockville Centre, with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. More...

Local scout earns Eagle Honor

N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto joined with colleagues in government on Jan. 17 at the Massapequa Park Village Hall to celebrate the Eagle Court of Honor for new Eagle Scout Luke F. Colle of Massapequa Park Troop 339. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Ticks. They’re back! Actually they never really left. The heinous hitchhikers are always lurking. More...

Hot Laps

Two weeks before Riverhead Raceway opens for practice, we have already learned something about the 2014 Riverhead Raceway season. Jeff Goodale will strap into his new modified for the new season. More...

Obituaries

Joan Mary Stadnik, Raynham Hall volunteer, seamstress

Joan Mary Stadnik, a longtime resident of Amityville, died March 2, 2014 at Manor Care Potomac, Potomac, MD. She was 93 years old. Mrs. Stadnik was born on March 20, 1920 in New York, to John and Mary (Wielgosz) Borek. More...

Opinion

Bellone’s right, LI needs transportation overhaul

Recently, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has been going around the County talking up a plan to help bring the County closer. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Election 2014: The war of words is just beginning

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

We saw quite a bit of showboating this week as the gender pay gap issue was thrust into the news. Both Democrats and Republicans continue shooting each other in the foot; nothing fatal yet. More...