February 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

MSD to vote on grade changes this week

The Massapequa Board of Education will vote this week on moving forward with a controversial reconfiguration plan to relocate sixth-grade students to the Berner Middle School. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 12 • On Fri., Feb. 12, 4 p.m., the Central Avenue Library will have Heart Wreath for Teens. Join Alice Azoulay and create your own unique heart-shaped wreath just in time for Valentine’s Day. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

First-grade Tigers of Massapequa show their family pride

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Please meet the 2016 local scholars

• Corinne M. Lizzio, of Massapequa Park, was named to the dean’s list at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts for the spring semester. More...

Massapequa Senior Awards 2015

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Oh, no! He’s back. Monsieur Edgar (aka my “Edgar Afghan Poe”) insists on writing another dog advice column. It’s his consolation prize for not being asked to any big February events. More...

Obituaries

Alan A. Illicete, Massapequa resident, BOCES employee, veteran

Alan A. Illicete, a former longtime resident of Massapequa, and a resident of Copiague for 13 years, was a man with an eccentric and colorful personality who had a strong Catholic faith and brought fun and laughter to his family. Mr. More...

Opinion

Cell phones and Superbowl 50...

GUEST EDITORAL:

I lost my cell phone over the weekend. I knew it was within 100 feet of my home but could not find it. I was mystified by two things. First, how it could be so close and yet so far and how totally lost I was without it. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Writer: Amityville Schools need better student outcomes, not better buildings

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Fundraiser basketball game set for Feb. 27th

Due to inclement weather conditions, the 5th Annual Coaches and Alumni vs. Cancer Basketball Game has been rescheduled for Sat., Feb. 27, from 2-4 p.m. at Massapequa High School. More...

 

People/Social

Brandon S. Bologna reaches rank of Eagle Scout

Congratulations go out to Brandon S. Bologna of Boy Scout Troop 691, upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout on Jan. 10. This is the highest award that the Boy Scouts of America can bestow on someone. More...

Farmingdale educator joins the Nassau BOCES Doshi STEM Institute

Bruce Beck, of Farmingdale, was recently appointed to the faculty of the Nassau BOCES Doshi STEM Institute, Long Island’s first science-centered high school. More...

Rep. Pete King congratulates residents on Congressional nominations

•Massapequa Park resident Nicholas Vinberg (pictured above with Pete King) received a Congressional nomination to the United States Merchant Marine Academy. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa, 523 Central Avenue516-798-4607Massapequa Park40 Harbor Lane, 516-799-0770www.massapequalibrary.org 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, February 11 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Residents reminded of Seniors for Seniors pet adoption program

Senior residents living in the Town of Oyster Bay who are looking for a ‘furever’ friend should look no further than the Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter. According to Councilman Joseph G. More...

Second annual Suffolk County Marathon: Freedom Fest 2016 event announced

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Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice is hereby given that I shall on February 16, 2016, and the succeeding days, beginning at 10:00 o’ clock in the morning in the Legislative Chamber, First Floor, Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Avenue, More...