May 17, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Senior dogs are the golden oldies; the polished gems of the buried treasure in our town shelters. Most people walk right by them because puppies and young adults are more appealing. More...

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

Ducks Winning Streak Ends At Six, Figueroa Is First Player on Path to Majors

Mother Nature could not stop the Ducks this week but Long Island's baseball team did not have as much luck with Mother's Day. The team resumed play last Wednesday after two days off and proceeded to string together four straight victories. More...

Events & Calendar

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

Concert and teen community fair May 21

High School senior/Senior Girl Scout Lauren Horn of the Plainedge Association of Girl Scouts will be presenting her Senior Gold Award Project entitled Music Heals, an all-ages benefit concert and teen "help" community fair benefiting children in cris More...

ToBay announces beach openings beginning May 27

Town of Oyster Bay residents who just can't wait for the official start of summer to get out on the beach can start a little bit early. More...

Former Pequan and Veteran Chris Pascale authors book

A lifelong dream of becoming a published writer began when 24-year old Chris Pascale was only nine, living in Massapequa Park. More...

MPK Mayor James Altadonna elected First VP of NCVOA

At its April 11 annual meeting, the Nassau County Village Officials Association (NCVOA) elected James Altadonna, mayor of the Village of Massapequa Park, as first vice president for 20062007. More...

 

People/Social

MHS graduate to appear on new NBC show

Keith Patterson (Massapequa High School Class of 2000) will be appearing in a very special episode of More...

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Rose Marie Walker and Councilwoman Beth Faughnan are shown as they attended the Pinewood Derby races at Lockhart Elementary School, Massapequa. More...

Library

At the Library...

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

Obituaries

Richard Bedell, Detective with the Nassau County Police Dept.

Longtime Massapequan Richard Bedell worked for 37 years as a Detective in the Nassau County Police Department until his retirement. For many years he stayed active in the Retired Detectives and the Nassau Police Benevolent Associations. More...

John A., Pollock beloved husband and father

John A. Pollock, of Middle Island and formerly of Massapequa Park, died April 16, 2006. More...

Opinion

Editorial

The President and the Washington elite are out of touch with Americans

The fact that we continue to be discussing the problem of illegal immigration and the vulnerability at our borders almost five years after 9/11 is testament to the lack of will and intestinal fortitude of our elected officials in Washington, includin More...

Public Commentary

Feeding our birds and geese could be a health hazard

Dear Editor: I previously wrote to this paper to report the problem of bird droppings at the Massapequa park train station. I recently read an article in the local newspaper about efforts underway to try to alleviate the problem. More...

Correction:

Our apologies to LIPA for an editorial last week that identified that authority as being responsible for the property at Clark Boulevard and Park Lane. More...