January 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

ATA wins grievance; school board to appeal decision

A New York State Arbitor has ruled that the Amityville School District must compensate the district's sixth-grade teachers for an additional class of instruction they taught since the 2002-03 school year when the district and the Amityville Teachers More...

Residents cautioned about removing wood from Asian Longhorned beetle quarantine area

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Angelo A. Delligatti cautions residents who live in the Asian Longhorned Beetle Quarantine Area about selling or taking tree material out of the quarantine area for use as firewood. More...

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Schools/Sports

Santa and Mrs. Claus visit Hagedorn School

The holiday season for the children who attend the HagedornLittle V illage School in Seaford/North Massapequa began with a Thanksgiving lunch. The weeks that follow Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa take on the holiday excitement. More...

Plainedge High School holds holiday concert

Plainedge High School students showed off their eclectic musical talents at the Holiday Winter Concert on December 21. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Poster Pets of the Week

On-line Videos Featuring Home Care for Cats: The Cornell Feline Health Center has developed a series of six live action videos to help owners provide basic home care for their cats. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, January 11 ' +Town of Oyster Bay Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Bd. hearing room, 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay. More...

Magic Show “Wows” Locals

A handful of local, talented magicians came out December 11 to entertain families while helping to fill the food pantry at St. Rose of Lima for the holidays. More...

Sanitation collection modified for Martin Luther King Day

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris Coschignano reminds residents that the Town sanitation collection schedule will be modified for the Monday, January 15, observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. "On Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Nassau Police plan to use water tower for new Public Safety Radio System

The Nassau County Police Department hosted a meeting December 20, outlining for residents its plan to use of the Massapequa Water District's tower at May Place, Massapequa Park, as a site for its new Public Safety Radio System. More...

Birch Lane Fifth Graders Demand Stop Sign

After sending a barrage of letters to Massapequa Park Mayor James Altadonna, Jr., asking for the installation of a stop sign near their school, students from Birch Lane Elementary School in Massapequa Park were invited to an informal meeting to disc More...

Dix Hills home burglary on video; police seek public's help in apprehending thief

Suffolk County Second Squad Detectives and Crime Stoppers are asking the public's help in locating and identifying a subject caught on home video surveillance as he steals money, jewelry and watches from a local home. More...

 

People/Social

Birds eye view of Massapequa Preserve

Enjoying the 44 degree morning, members of the South Shore Audobon Society walk through the Massapequa Preserve. More...

St. Rose of Lima holds annual Christmas gift collection

St. Rose of Lima Parish in Massapequa recently completed their annual Christmas gift collection program. Through this effort, parish members served as "Advent Angels" by donating gifts to the less fortunate. More...

Leg. Schmitt joins Tall Oaks seniors at holiday luncheon

Nassau County legislator Peter J. Schmitt joined with members of the Tall Oaks Senior citizens Club at their annual holiday luncheon recently. More...

Library

At the Library...

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

Obituaries

Tyna Collins: Former ÔPequan & World Traveler

Former Massapequa resident Tyna Collins, who loved to be active and dance, died December 12, 2006 at The Knolls of Oxford in Ohio. She was 80 years old and had lived inMassapequa until 2004. More...

Opinion

Judging partisan politics on Long Island and in DC

If Republicans and Democrats at all levels of government have one thing in common it is that they drink from a common pool of complaints. More...

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Senate passes over bills proposed by AARP

Dear Editor: This is in response to a letter from State Senator Owen H. Johnson which appeared in your January 3 issue. More...

Poll

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