April 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Amity School Board works to put together new budget

At one of its first budget workshops, Amityville School District officials outlined its budget goals, which included maintaining all current programs, class size and increasing staff development for all grades. More...

MPK Village to hold budget hearing Monday, April 10th

The Village of Massapequa Park will be holding its annual budget hearing April 10, presenting a proposed spending plan calling for a 2 percent increase in the tax rate. More...

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Schools/Sports

Racing for Recovery: From Addict to Ironman authors guest speakers at next GLIRC meeting

The featured speakers at the Tuesday April 18, 8 p.m. meeting of the Greater Long Island Running Club (GLIRC) will be John Hanc and Todd Crandell, co-authors of the new book More...

Massapequa reaches quaterfinals of The Long Island Challenge

Following their first-round victory in The Long Island Challenge, the academic team from Massapequa High School is moving on to the Nassau County quarterfinal round, where their familiarity with global events, local history, popular culture, art, lit More...

St. Rose of Lima holds Father/Daughter Dance

Valentines of all ages from kindergarten through grade celebrated a special evening with their dads at the annual St. Rose of Lima School Father Daughter Dance. The Home School Association hosts this dance for the fathers and daughters of St. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: More...

MPK Garden Club to present floral design demonstration at next meeting

A floral design demonstration by Gail Klubnick of Tim%27s Florist will be the highlight of the April meeting of the Massapequa Park Garden Club. The demonstration and following raffle is open to the public. More...

MPK Merchants Association donates to Village

Mayor James Altadonna recently accepted a check from Carol Leff, president of Massapequa Park Merchants Association. More...

Move underway to consolidate central office services in Long Island's School Districts

Babylon Town Conservatives, long part of an effort to reduce taxes on Long Island, have set their sights on schools, saying they believe that millions can be saved by consolidating the administrative offices of the 125 school districts on Long Island More...

What are the costs?

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Two Farmingdale schools in lockdown after bank robbery

Two Farmingdale schools, that contain about 2,200 students, went into lockdown for the safety of students and teachers after a nearby bank was robbed. More...

Rumors about development at Southgate Shopping Center not true say owners

Several local residents, along with Massapequa Park Village officials, heard a rumor over the past several weeks that the Southgate Shopping Center in Massapequa Park was being sold to housing developers. More...

 

People/Social

Grace Episcopal honors volunteer firemen

The Reverend Sara Louise Krantz of Grace Episcopal Church, Massapequa, held a special Sunday service to honor and bless the volunteers of the Massapequa and More...

Lutheran Men's Club welcomes pastor

Interim Pastor of St. David%27s Evangelical Lutheran Church Annemarie Noto attended the March Lutheran Men%27s Club luncheon meeting held at the Corner Galley Restaurant. Pastor Noto assumed the full ministry of St. David%27s, March 1. More...

Oyster Bay parking permits available

Commuter parking permits for Town of Oyster Bay parking fields are now being issued by the Town Clerk%27s Office, according to Town Clerk Steve Labriola. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

"If you think dogs can%27t count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give him only two of them." More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 More...

Obituaries

Barbara Trant,

MSD employee, Amityville resident

For her own children or others, Barbara A. Trant believed in the power of education. For many years she was involved in her local Amityville schools and worked for the Massapequa School District as transportation supervisor. More...

Carolyn Dunfee, longtime resident, loved Massapequa Park Village

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Opinion

Editorial

Vandalism is no practical joke

A look at the police blotter every week shows that vandalism and criminal mischief continues to be a problem in our community. Recently the Peninsula Golf Club on Nassau Road in Harbor Green has been the target of such vandalism. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

A call to keep the spirit and intent of the Universal Service Fee law

Dear Editor: While every school district on Long Island struggles with putting together a budget with either no increase or very little increase, I have an idea where we can find some money: The Universal Service Fee More...