January 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Girl Scouts' drive helps support troops in Iraq

Girl Scout Troop 2244 successfully raised more than $300 on January 6, 2007 when the Westfield Mall in Massapequa hosted the Girl Scout Council Cookie Kick Off to promote a cookie sale for the wounded soldiers in Iraq. More...

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Schools/Sports

Farmingdale's Albany Avenue School off to a "Smooth Start"

Kindergarteners at the Albany Avenue School, Farmingdale, receive a lot of help during the first two weeks of school thanks to the Smooth Start Committee. More...

Massapequa McKenna Elementary school BBQ

John P. McKenna Elementary School, Massapequa held a back to school barbecue, Friday, September 16. Despite the rain the party went on. The McKenna PTA organized this event, with the help of Mrs. Castelli, principal and the custodial staff. More...

Farmingdale's pledge to America's school children

The Farmingdale Lobby Committee recently met to develop their legislative proposals for the 2007-2008 State Budget. More...

Obituaries

Leonard Sherman: former longtime Massapequan

Leonard Sherman, a former longtime Massapequa resident, died December 26, 2006 in Summit, New Jersey. He was 79 and had moved from his Croyden Avenue home in Massapequa last year. More...

Patricia Velting: beloved mother and grandmother

Mother and grandmother Patricia A. Velting died January 7, 2007. She was 59 years old and had lived on Bannon Place in Massapequa Park for nine years. Born in Queens, she moved to Baldwin and later relocated to Massapequa Park. More...

Joseph Scialo: thirty-year resident of Massapequa Park

Joseph C. Scialo, who worked as a delegate for Pan American and Delta airlines died January 2, 2007. He retired from the airlines after 30 years of service. The Massapequa Park resident was 73 years old. More...

Local folks in the news

John T. Duerr of Massapequa Park is the newest Eagle Scout of Troop 776 and was installed at an Eagle Court of Honor. Nassau County Legislator Peter J. More...

Students lobby MPK Village and get stop sign

The fifth graders at Birch Lane Elementary School in Massapequa Park got their wish-a stop sign at the intersection of Whitewood Drive and Nassau Street that they had asked the Massapequa Park Village Board to consider. More...

Correction

As a result of incorrect information provided by the Nassau County Police Department, an item in last week's police blotter column, "Women Busted for Prostitution in Massapequa," contained an error. More...

 

People/Social

Supervisor Venditto offers energy conservation tips

While energy prices have stabilized, and, in some cases, even dropped because of the mild winter, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto reminds residents that energy conservation is still very important and urges residents to incorporate energysa More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

In rescue- when it rains, it pours, and no breed is spared the flood waters. Animal hoarders are everywhere, and their "taste" is eclectic. Many are repeat offenders. 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...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, February 1 +Ladies Auxiliary of the Massapequa Fire Dept. Meeting: 8 p.m., Firehouse, Hicksville Rd. and Brooklyn Ave. More...

MPK Garden Club to meet

A round table discussion of houseplant care will be the highlight of the Massapequa Park Garden Club's February meeting. Club members will hold a back and forth discussion of flowering and foliage houseplants, succulents and dish gardens. More...

L.I. Yoga Workshop

Long Island Yoga Association will hold a workshop, Saturday, February 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 407 Main St., Farmingdale. For more information call 631-261- 1777, visit www.longislandyogaassociation.org. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Mac users left out in the cold by Cablevision

Cablevision had a little surprise for Macintosh users still working on the older Mac Systems below 10.0. During the New Year holiday, Cablevision did some technical work for Optimum online customers using the company for internet and email access. More...

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Public Commentary

Super Bowl offers a too-rare celebration of goal-achievement

As half the nation eagerly awaits the kickoff of the Super Bowl, the other half looks on in wonderment at what could be so enthralling about grown men running up and down a field carrying an oblong ball. More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?