September 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual Rag-A-Muffin Costume Parade to be held

The North Massapequa Fire Department, in conjunction with participating local merchants and organizations, is hosting its 32nd Annual Children's Rag-A-Muffin Costume Parade, Sunday, October 29, beginning at noon. There will be no rain date. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Dogs shouldn't play favorites. I'm not jealous, but when I watch my dogs fuss over my husband, I wonder: "What am I... chopped liver?" Their answer would probably be a qualified YES. More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

Simpson's Spectacular Fall Fair to be held September 9

Simpson United Methodist Church, 30 Locust Ave., Amityville, cordially invites you to Simpson's Spectacular Fall Fair. The fair will be held Saturday, September 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

New Island Hospital to host free prostate cancer health lecture

New Island Hospital, Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage is presenting a free community health lecture on the topic of prostate cancer presented by Deepak Kapoor M.D. a urologist on staff at New Island Hospital. More...

TOBay accepts receipt of Stop & Shop EIS

The Town of Oyster Bay accepted the environmental study responding to all comments made during the environmental scoping process for an application by a Super Stop & Shop to construct and operate a supermarket at 50 Motor Parkway, Farmingdale. More...

Babylon officials fan flames of opposition to LIPA windfarm

Saying a proposal to put up 40, 400-foot windmills off of Babylon's ocean beaches would "industrialize Long Island's shoreline, and potentially cause far-reaching environmental consequences," Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone is pressing for a co More...

9/11 services set for Monday

Americans across the country will be gathering on Monday, September 11 in memory of those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks five years ago, even as the families of those victims continue to struggle to rebuild their lives and to somehow l More...

 

Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

Rain causes chaotic week for Ducks; mistakes costly in tough Labor Day Loss

Through the first four months of this Atlantic League season, the Long Island Ducks had only one game postponed because of rain. More...

Graduate of MHS helps Philadelphia Barrage claim championship

Matt Zash, a former All-America midfield at Duke, scored one goal and scooped up six ground balls to help the Philadelphia Barrage claim the 2006 Major League Lacrosse championship with a 23-12 victory over Denver on Sunday, August 27 in Carson, Cali More...

Allen Park in Farmingdale hosts the ToBay games

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Rose Marie Walker, back row, center, recently attended the Tobay games, held at Allen Park in Farmingdale. At the event, whose participants include More...

Obituaries

Frederick Ships, 78, longtime MSD groundsman

For more than 40 years, Massapequa resident Frederick H. Ships was a dedicated and praised worker for the Massapequa School District. He started his career as a custodian and retired a much-respected groundsman for all the schools in the district. More...

Opinion

We honor their legacy with strength and determination

We found ourselves this week recalling the many- too many-men and women from our area who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks September 11 five years ago. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

We invite your letters, ideas, input and guest editorials. This is, after all, your community newspaper and works best with community participation. More...

America must protect freedom and respond to terrorism with ultimate force

The site of the former World Trade Center where 2,749 innocent people died by passenger filled missiles on September 11, 2001 still haunts our souls. Some of our bravest police and firemen gave all that day. More...