October 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

MPK Village history featured at Lauder Museum in Amityville

The Amityville Lauder Museum is featuring a display commemorating the 75th anniversary of Massapequa Park Village. More...

Amityville Rotary Applefest this Saturday

Once again, the Amityville Rotary Club is hosting its annual Apple Festival. This year's event is Saturday, October 7, 10 a.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

Ducks swept by rival Bluefish; first round ouster ends solid overall season

It is tough to label the entire season a failure based on two bad games, but the quick exit from the playoffs by the Long Island Ducks has to be, at the very least, considered a big disappointment. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The law of supply and demand hurts cats. Kittens are adorable creatures, but far too many are born outdoors with no prenatal care. Mother Nature has stacked the odds against them too. Millions are unwanted. More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 The Harbor Lane Library offers programs on an ongoing basis including aerobics and toning classes, Mondays, 7:30 p.m.; Tournament Scrabble, Mondays, 11 a.m..; Let's Talk, a discussion group for seniors, More...

Obituaries

Charles Lagattuta: K of C member and Nassau County Supreme Court Clerk

Longtime Massapequa Park resident and local volunteer Charles J. Lagattuta was a devoted family man who loved his life and had a great sense of humor, according to his family. He died September 8, 2006 at St. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Some observations...

Thanks to the Village of Massapequa Park for putting up a bike rack on Park Boulevard in front of Ralph's Ices. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Views on the consolidation of administrative overhead along with the merging of school districts

Dear Editor: Anyone interest in reducing school property taxes and controlling the costs of government will embrace the recommendations I gave to Suffolk County legislators Lou D'Amaro and Bill Lindsay. More...

Local folks in the news

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino, right, was recently the honoree of The Fisherman Magazine at a convention held at the Huntington Hilton. More...

McKenna student semi-finalist in classroom makeover contest

A McKenna fourth grader's essay on his speech teacher has helped his school into the semi-finals for a colorful classroom makeover. More...

 

People/Social

Leg. Mejias presents Girl Scout Gold and Silver Awards

Nassau County Legislator David Mejias (D-North Massapequa) was cordially invited by the Plainedge Association of Girl Scouts to present seven local members with Girl Scouts' two highest honors, the Gold and Silver Awards. More...

Massapequa resident celebrates 100th birthday

The Massapequa Post 1066 American legion Auxiliary recently celebrated the 100th birthday of one of its members, Mary E. Kern. Kern, born June 30, 1906 in Elizabeth, North Carolina. She moved to Massapequa in 1951. More...

Kids Day held at 7-11

On Tuesday, August 15, Kids Day was held at the 7-Eleven, Merrick Road, East Massapequa. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

ToBay Supervisor's 5k run to kick off Oyster Festival

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto announced that on Saturday, October 14, the Town of Oyster Bay will host the Supervisor's 5K Run, the official kick-off to the annual Oyster Festival in the hamlet of Oyster Bay. More...

Poet Wanda Phipps to speak at Farmingdale State

Farmingdale State's Visiting Writers Program is delighted to invite the Long Island community to see and hear Wanda Phipps read her poetry and speak about her art on Thursday, October 12, 11 am in Ward Hall More...

Poll

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