April 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

FSD asking voters to okay moving funds from reserves to complete capital projects

A second proposition on the school ballot next month will ask Farmingdale School District voters’ permission to take $5 million dollars from the District’s Capital Reserve Fund to reconstruct bathrooms at various schools throughout the di More...

F'dale library voters okay budget

Farmingdale Library voters approved a $3.93 million budget 250 to 47. The new spending plan was within the New York State tax cap.  Thomas Arrangio was reelected to the library board with 264 votes.   More...

Hannon hosting long-term care workshop

Senator Kemp Hannon will host a long-term care workshop Thurs., April 20, 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Plainview Old Bethpage Public Library, 999 Old Country Rd., Plainview.  More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Dogs are man’s best friend. Owning a dog may make us healthier too. This week’s “Pets” is a list of “flash facts” about dogs providing health benefits. More...

Events & Calendar

Calling all boys in grades 5-11 to scouting event

On Tues., May 2, 7 p.m., Wantagh Park, Eagle Fire Ring will be held. The event is for boys in fifth grade through 11th grade. If it rains, the event will be held at Fairfield Elementary cafeteria. More...

Bereavement support groups

Good Shepherd Hospice Bereavement Services are free and opened to anyone in the community who has experienced a loss through death.  Upcoming bereavement support groups, led by a bereavement specialist, include:  •Spousal/partner loss More...

Town of Oyster Bay invites residents to submit photographs

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia invites residents to get their cameras ready and to submit their favorite photos to the Town of Oyster Bay for use in future publications.   More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF NASSAU U.S. More...

Dedications and donations made at Military Towers of Freedom

The Towers of Freedom 9/11 Military Monument hosted a dedication at John Burns Park April 1.  More...

MSD presents $194M budget; stays within New York State tax cap

The Massapequa School Board unanimously adopted its 2017-18 school budget of $194,619,501 at a school board meeting on April 6. More...

Special election called to fill vacancy in 9th Assembly District; Saladino's seat

A special election in the 9th Assembly District has been set for May 23. Gov. Andrew Cuomo called the election following the resignation of Assemblyman Joe Saladino who stepped down to assume the post as Oyster Bay Town supervisor.  More...

MPK to hold public hearing on egress windows

A public hearing will be held this Mon., April 24, at Massapequa Park Village Hall to consider amending the Village Code to permit basement egress windows to extend five in front of homes only. The hearing begins at 8 p.m.  More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, April 21   •On Fri., April 21, at 2 p.m., the library will have The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper book discussion with Leader Harriet Klein. Plainedge, 1060 Hicksville Rd., 516-735-4133.  More...

 

People/Social

MSD student Kiera Conaghan takes part in art competition

Kiera Conaghan, a third-grader at Birch Lane Elementary School in the Massapequa School District, had her work displayed in the 2017 Art in the Heart competition hosted by the Long Island Art Teachers Association.  More...

Dedication & Donation Ceremony April 1, 2017

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Trustee Tina Schiaffino sworn in

Trustee Tina Schiaffino was sworn in during the Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park’s Annual Organization Night by Town Clerk James Altadonna, Jr.   More...

Obituaries

Joseph Toscano, former Massapequa resident and AMHS graduate, at 54

Joseph Toscano grew up in Massapequa at a time when children enjoyed open spaces, riding their bicycles and playing ball in sand lots. More...

Opinion

I purchased a renewed faith in people for a ten spot

Sometimes we can get caught up in the fear of being wrong or taken advantage of. And when we do, we can miss the chance to do the right thing. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Media outlets should not overlook good news in their coverage

Dear Editor: With all of the depressing news from the left wing media, it has come to the point of nothing less than depressing. More...