August 10, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page


Senator Kemp Hannon (R-6th S.D.) recently congratulated Amanda Midgley of Massapequa, the winner from St. Bernard's School, of Senator Hannon's 2005 "There Ought To Be A Law" contest. More...


A story in the Aug. 4 edition, "GOP challenges Assembly Democrats on enacting laws to protect children from sexual predators," contained an incorrect phone number for NYS Assemblyman Joseph Saladino (R-Massapequa). More...

Special Sections


Fowl Ball!

Weekly report on the
Ducks heating up, set sights on first-place Nashua

What started off as another tough week for the Long Island Ducks could end up being the turning point of their season. More...

ToBay homeowners cleanup dates set

The fifth of eight Homeowners Cleanup programs for Oyster Bay Town residents will take place on Saturday, August 13, according to Town Councilwoman Mary A. McCaffery. More...


Hugh Diamond of Massapequa, fisherman and family-man

More often than not, Hugh Diamond could be found on the water doing what he loved More...

Josephine Clum, avid volunteer and former Pequan

Josephine Clum loved life and people, according to her family. She was an avid volunteer and a member of many clubs. She made many friends in her 82 years of life. More...

Rose Dorothy Brandine, former Farmingdale art teacher

Long Island area teacher Rose Dorothy Brandine enjoyed passing down her love of the fine arts to her students. She taught in the Farmingdale and Elmont school districts and in her spare time created her own masterpieces. More...

Amityville School board continues to wrestle with budget

Despite a decision made two weeks ago to accept the Superintendent More...


The Massapequa Chamber of Commerce installed officers and Board of Directors recently at the Stuart Thomas Manor in Farmingdale. In the picture are David L. More...

Plainedge School Charity

Golf outing set for August 29th

The Plainedge Charity Golf outing will be held Monday, Aug. 29 at Mill Pond Country Club, Medford. The cost is $165 and family and friends can get together for a low key day of golf, food and drink. More...

Massapequa School Board taps New Jersey administrator for superintendent's post

Dr. Maureen Flaherty believes it is important to educate the community as to how and why a school administration is doing things. More...



Registration underway for 25th Annual Stop World Hunger Tennis Tournament

Registration is now underway for the 25th Annual Stop World Hunger Tennis Tournament. More...


At the Library...

523 Central Avenue
Massapequa Park
40 Harbor Lane
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Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, August 11
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Blood Drive to be held

Long Island Blood Services will be offering a blood drive at the Bar Harbour building of the Massapequa Public Library, 40 Harbor Ln., Massapequa Park, August 31, 2:30 to 7:45 p.m. More...

Margarita and Pina Colada Night to be held August 9th

During the month of August, Shabbat services at Congregation Beth-El, Massapequa, are held outdoors on Friday evenings, 7 p.m. and are festive. A Margarita and Pina Colada Night, beginning at 6 p.m. More...


Amity School Board must move forward decisively and independently

Watching the Amityville School Board rehash the issue of reading teachers at its last school board meeting was painful, particularly after the board had, at its prior meeting, displayed a long hoped-for spark of independence and productivity, as well More...

FPL Energy supports Wind Park project

With respect to your recent editorial dated July 29, 2005, we at FPL Energy agree that public involvement in the regulatory process is very important. More...

Longtime PSD board member responds to previous letter

I would like to take this opportunity to respond to Mrs. Miller More...


Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?