October 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Improvements seen with flooding Eastlake Avenue in MPK

Recently, a little bit of rain fell on Massapequa Park. The good news is that for residents of Eastlake Avenue and the area around it, the streets and their homes did not flood. More...

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, October 24 • Come out and Play for ages 2-5 with an adult at the Farmingdale library, 116 Merritts Rd. 516-249-9090. Saturday, October 25 • IPod Holder Craft with Alice Azoulay at the Massapequa Harbor Lane library, 516-799-0770. More...

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Schools/Sports

Plainedge School District utilizes the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

All three elementary schools in the Plainedge School District will be utilizing the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program this year with students. More...

Lawrence D. Blake appointed assistant superintendent for business in Plainedge School District

Lawrence D. Blake has been appointed to the position of interim assistant superintendent for business and administration in the Plainedge School District. More...

Massapequa girls soccer team kicks off to a great start

The Massapequa girl’s soccer team is headed on the right path to another successful season. In the team’s first 11 games, Massapequa is 9-1- 1 overall. Their single loss was to Immaculate Heart Academy, which is not in their conference. More...

Events & Calendar

Fun “to die for” at the Special Olympics annual 5k Zombie Run, Nov. 8

On Sat., Nov. 8 the Special Olympics New York’s Second Annual 5k Zombie Run will be held at Brady Park in Massapequa Park.The race is a 5k run in which runners start off with aflag belt and threeflags representing their lifelines. More...

Ready your costume for the annual Halloween Costume Parade Oct. 26

The Knights of Columbus, Lady of the Island Council, together with the Village of Massapequa Park, will sponsor the annual Halloween Costume Parade Sun., Oct. 26, in Brady Park. More...

New York Blood Center blood drive Nov. 6

New York Blood Center will hold a blood drive, Thurs, Nov. 6, 2:45 to 8:45 p.m. at East Lake Elementary School, 154 East Lake Ave., Massapequa Park. The drive will take place in the school cafeteria. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF NASSAU BACHome Loans Servicing, LPfka Countrywide HomeLoans Servicing LP, Plaintiff, against Kevin Washington, Del Washington, etal., Defendant(s). More...

Iconis says MSD will present new security system this month

Superintendent of Massapequa Schools Lucille Iconis announced at the school board meeting earlier this month what the district will put forth in a resolution to address the two students who briefly went missing from the Unqua School last month. More...

P'edge adopts new report cards to align with Common Core

The Plainedge School District recently completed a yearlong process of revising its kindergarten through fifth-grade report cards to align with the Common Core State Standards. More...

Farmingdale schools sets tax levy

In late August, the Farmingdale School Board approved the authorization to set the tax levy, and at a meeting earlier this month, it was approved. More...

 

People/Social

Local students receive scholarships from Cumberland Farms

Cumberland Farms announced that 130 talented high school seniors from 11 states have been awarded Believe and Achieve Scholarships to help them attend college in the fall of 2014. Among the winners is a high school senior from Massapequa Park. More...

Massapequa Bocce Club competes in annual tournament fundraiser

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino joined Massapequa Kiwanis Club President Tony DeMayo and Kiwanis Club members at their annual Bocce Tournament fundraiser held at the bocce courts at John J. Burns Park. More...

Legislator Michael Venditto recently held blood drive at Farmingdale Library

On Mon., Aug. 25, N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto hosted a community blood drive in cooperation with Long Island Blood Services, at the Farmingdale Library. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

This column is devoted to ways I feel will make the Riverhead Raceway experience even better for the competitors, fans and, yes, even the officials. It is not an attempt to “bash” anyone. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

So much has been written about the bond between person and pet; but two online news stories from last week about elderly owners and their beloved pets solidify the notion that this connection can be almost mystical and the benefits mutual. More...

Obituaries

Carolann Salembier, longtime Massapequa Park resident and 31-year employee of the Village

Carolann Salembier, a longtime resident of Massapequa Park and 31-year employee of the Village, died Tues., Oct. 14 after an eight-month-long fight against cancer. Mrs. Salembier was born in Manhattan and attended Catholic grammar School in Queens. More...

Opinion

Put the blame where it belongs

It is absolutely appalling to watch as the Hempstead School District is trashed by officials and bureaucrats at the state and federal level for not moving quickly enough to incorporate more than 1,200 youngsters who came into that district as a resul More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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School bus safety is everyone’s concern

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Educational Bus Transportation, a leader in student transportation throughout Nassau County and western Suffolk County, is advocating for safety awareness during National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 20-24. More...