April 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

MSD approves new budget with reduction in tax levy

New spending plan includes some educational enhancements

The Massapequa School Board of Education unanimously adopted its 2016-17 budget of $189.7 million at a school board meeting earlier this month. More...

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Schools/Sports

Farmingdale students visit Albany with Assemblyman McKevitt

New York State Assemblyman Tom McKevitt welcomed students from Farmingdale High School to Albany recently. More...

Massapequa girls’ varsity soccer awarded citation

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino and New York State Sen. More...

Covering the Cosmos

Cosmos dominate Jacksonville on Star Wars Night

It was Star Wars Night at Hofstra University’s Shuart Stadium, and the force was definitely with the New York Cosmos. More...

Obituaries

Tom Dornhofer, 1966 AMHS gradulate, marine engineer, at 67

Thomas B. Dornhofer, a former resident of Amityville, alumni of St. Martin of Tours School and graduate of Amityville Memorial High School, Class of 1966, died unexpectedly of a heart attack Feb. 1, 2016. He was 67 years old. More...

Opinion

Time to demand accountability for Bethpage plume

GUEST EDITORIAL

This past week, Newsday (April 21, Meeting Focus: What to do with Bethpage plume water) detailed a meeting that was held in Bethpage hosted by the Navy, in which state officials and others were in attendance. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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A call to action to save our democracy

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

It is great to see the level of interest many people have taken in the New York State primary this week but it is irrelevant if our system of democracy is failing. Why is it failing? More...

MPK Village Board approves new budget

Taxes in Massapequa Park are going up slightly. So are services, thanks to savings in some areas of the newly approved budget. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa resident selected for service at Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Jaclyn Urzia, a 16-year-old Massapequa resident, was selected to represent her school, St. Dominic’s High School, and the state of New York, in Boston this year. More...

Coach Hartranft honored for reaching milestone

Public officials recently visited Farmingdale High School where Head Coach of Farmingdale High School Lacrosse Bob Hartranft (second from right) was being honored for reaching an incredible milestone of 700 wins as head coach. More...

189 years of service to NMFD

In its 82-year history, the North Massapequa Fire Department has had only three active firefighters serving 60 years or more: Ex-Chief Fred Penna, 69 years (shown middle); Ex-Commissioner Jackson Pok More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

We were asked to rescue two cats left behind in an apartment more than a month after their owner took her own life. Of course, this was quite upsetting. 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, April 28 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Eighth annual Heather Pendergast Blood Drive set for Fri., April 29

The eighth annual Heather Pendergast Memorial Blood Drive will be held Fri., April 29, 3 to 9 p.m. at the the Massapequa Fire Department, 515 Hicksville Rd., Massapequa. Join the Massapequa Fire Department in remembrance of Heather. More...

Massapequa Philharmonic to complete 2015-16 season on May 7

The Massapequa Philharmonic, under the direction of David Bernard, will complete its 2015-16 season with a concert featuring spectacular Russian music including Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances, Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALESupreme CourtCounty Of NassauWells Fargo Bank,NA,, PlaintiffAGAINSTBrian Hogan, et al.,Defendant(s)Pursuant to a Judgment ofForeclosure and Sale dulydated November 17, 2015and entered on December29, 2015, I, the undersignedReferee, will More...