August 24, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

ATA continues to press school board for more teachers

Once again, the Amityville Teachers Association (ATA) asked the Amityville School Board to keep the elementary program in the district "intact" by maintaining smaller classes and the district More...


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Ducks fly through another solid week

The Long Island Ducks continue to play their most consistent ball of the season, moving to within a game and a half of first place in the Atlantic League 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 25
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Massapequa Post Offices APC service available

Customers visiting the Massapequa Post Office, 80 Killian Rd. and the North Massapequa Post Office, 1290 Hicksville Rd. can now experience the Postal Service More...


Andrew Evans, Owner of Massapequa-area Garden Center by Tiffany Elliott

Andrew G. "Pat" Evans, a longtime Amityville and Massapequa area resident, died July 19, 2005. He was 85 years old. A professional landscaper, he owned A. More...

Rose Dorothy Brandine,

Farmingdale School

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...

Village settles longstanding lawsuit

MPK agrees to pay homeowner $135K for wrongful prosecution

The Village of Massapequa Park entered into an agreement with a homeowner who sued the Village for taking a lawsuit out against him in April, 1999 for putting up a boat lift in a canal behind his home. More...

Brunswick Hospital Center to close medical and emergency units

Nursing, psychiatric and rehabilitation units to remain open

The hallways at the hospital were eerily quiet last week, confirming the diagnosis handed down to employees the day before. More...

Peter Schmitt Faces Challenge from

Craig Heller in 12th Legislative District

"I run a very constituent-friendly office," says N.C. Leg. Peter Schmitt when asked for some of his proudest accomplishments while in office. "Being responsive to community members is what it More...



Local resident awarded scholarship from Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center, Rockville Centre, congratulates Kelly Regan of Massapequa for receiving the Sister Mary Grace Memorial Scholarship in Health Care, sponsored by the Council of Leagues of Mercy Medical Center. More...

Massapequa resident Jim O’Connor inducted into Technology’s Athletics Hall of Fame

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Massapequa Junior lifeguard competitors develop safety and environmental skills for a lifetime

Samantha Lotito, of Massapequa, shown left, helps her teammate get ready at a recent tournament, competing on behalf of the Jones Beach Lifeguard Corp - Junior Lifeguard Program sponsored by FPL Energy. More...


LIPA should move to NYS State review for wind park

Since a front page story in all of our editions outlined a proposal for a Wind Park off of Babylon More...


DRAWING CONCLUSIONS-by Kevin Eastwood More...

Public Commentary

Residents need to be provided with more
information when considering major projects

Regarding the proposed construction of the Long Island Offshore Wind Park on the south shore of Long Island, I recently became aware that over 800 public notice packages of scheduled "Open Houses" were mailed to residents by the Army Corps More...