November 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Farmingdale Pre-K program off to good start

This fall, Farmingdale School District, partnered with Dowling College, in providing a prekindergarten program in the district. It has gotten off to a good start, without a hitch. More...

Students celebrate birthday of National Anthem

On September 14, the birthday of the National A n t h e m , fourth, fifth and sixth graders from RJ Lockhart Elementary School in Massapequa joined the rest of the country in singing More...

Oyster Bay Town Board approves 2007 budget

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto announced that the Town Board has approved his proposed $208,957,655 2007 preliminary Town budget. More...

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Schools/Sports

Farmingdale Pre-K program off to good start

This fall, Farmingdale School District, partnered with Dowling College, in providing a prekindergarten program in the district. It has gotten off to a good start, without a hitch. More...

The Massapequa Breakers - Unbreakable

The Massapequa Breakers, a Girls Under 10 soccer team from the Massapequa Soccer Club, recently participated in the 2006 Parsippany Pride Invitational Tournament Columbus Day Weekend. More...

Massapequa native Adam LoGiudice, senior at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute student athlete

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student athlete Adam LoGiudice has been selected for two Liberty League weekly football awards, the league has announced. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Dog is my co-pilot. Heaven, help me. Rescue folk, like me, transport shelter dogs that they barely know to vets, kennels, and foster homes. You can't gauge canine car manners 'til you start your engine. Sometimes you're in for the ride of your life. More...

Obituaries

Mabel Weeks, 90, longtime member of Massapequa Reformed Church

Mabel Weeks, a longtime West Babylon resident, helped run a family boat transfer business in addition to caring for her family. She was 90 years old when she died October 19, 2006 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. More...

Opinion

One town's search for more ways to protect children should be adopted Island-wide

The New York State Legislature continues to remarkably defy the imperatives placed upon it by the public to protect their communities against recidivist pedophiles. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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U.S. troops deserve our support

Dear Editor: Regarding your editorial of November 1 stating your general support of the War in Iraq and the Bush administration, I find that this is the same position expressed by most of the people I know. More...

ToBay's budget passes; spending up 7%

When Town Supervisor John Venditto introduced the 2007 Town budget, he said that although taxes may be high, he thinks residents are getting what they pay for. More...

Massapequa Red Thunder squeezes out another win

The Massapequa Red Thunder was able to squeeze out a 2-1 victory over the Oceanside Warriors this weekend. On a very wind day, the first goal of the game came off the leg of Nick Vinberg. More...

MPK Village gives more power to Zoning Board

Massapequa Park Village residents will be able to seek relief from the Village's fence codes under a new law approved by the Massapequa Park Village Board. More...

Saladino offers free software to protect children from internet predators

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino has made available a CD-Rom to parents for use in protecting children from sexual predators on the Internet. More...

Knights of Pythias presents funding to Our Lady of Mercy Breast Cancer Center

Mid Island Lodge No. 828 Knights of Pythias met with Town of Oyster Bay officials to present funding to Our Lady of Mercy Breast Cancer Center as part of the group's altruistic endeavors. More...

 

People/Social

Vietnam veteran from Massapequa Park honored

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. More...

Wedding bells ring!!

Diane Reusch and John Delissio were married Sunday, October 15 at the Gazebo on Montauk Highway in Babylon Village. A reception followed at the adjacent Masonic Lodge Hall. Diane is the president of the Massapequa Road Runners. More...

Student of the month in No. Massapequa

Thomas Walsh, a North Massapequa resident and sixth grader at Long Island Lutheran Middle and High School, was named September Student of the Month. 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...

Brighter stop signs to be erected in Massapequa

STOP signs in certain areas of Massapequa will soon be more highly visible thanks to a $25,000 grant obtained by State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, according to Town Supervisor John Venditto. More...

LIBI hails Senate plan for workforce housing on LI

A plan by the Nassau-Suffolk delegation in the State Senate to provide more workforce housing in the region was hailed today by leaders of the Long Island Builders Institute as "a home run that will help keep young people on Long Island." More...