February 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

House fire on Quail Run keeps Massapequa Vamps busy; third residential fire in weeks

The Massapequa Fire Department reported another house fire this week at 37 Quail Run in East Massapequa, down the street from Berner Middle School. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Plaque honoring Farmingdale Board of Education members unveiled

The Farmingdale School District unveiled a plaque on Wednesday, November 1, honoring Board of Education members. The plaque, dedicated to former Board Member Trustee Dr. Philip J. More...

Massapequa student earns national recognition

Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) have released the names of approximately 16,000 students nationwide who have been named semifinalists in the 52nd Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Saltzman Elementary School awarded literacy grant from Scholastic Books

Kathleen Neagles' kindergarten class at Saltzman East Memorial Elementary School in Farmingdale was awarded a literacy grant from Scholastic Children's Books, a book publishing company that offers a range of products to primary and secondary schools 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

Dr. Florence Felberbaum: longtime Amityville M.D.

Former dedicated Amityville physician Florence Dumanis Felberbaum died in her sleep January 1, 2007 at her home in Boca Raton, Florida. She was 95 years old and had practiced in the south shore community for 38 years. More...

Florence Kahres: active 53-year Massapequa Park resident

Longtime Massapequa Park resident and beloved matriarch Florence C. Kahres died January 26, 2007 at the Reading Hospital & Medical Center in Reading, Pennsylvania. She was 86 years old and had devoted her life to caring for her family. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Oyster Bay has taken the high road

A story that appears in this week's paper, and another that appeared last week, outlines the Town of Oyster Bay's efforts to crack down on unscrupulous, defiant and neglectful landlords. More...

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Public Commentary

Hometown newspapers keep readers coming back for more

Each morning my local county newspaper shows up late. Speaking with the delivery man and calling the office hasn't changed things. So, rather than canceling the 20,089 daily circulation paper I continue reading the local news with my coffee ... More...

Condemnation of Broadway Property Moves Forward

At a recent Town of Oyster Bay Board meeting, the only "opposition" to condemning property at 103 Broadway in Massapequa was from a local man who said he wanted to buy it and maintain it as an automotive center, albeit a cleaned up version of what i More...

Local Students Clean-up in INTEL Competition

Three talented area students made it into the semifinals of the INTEL Science Talent Search for 2007, considered by some to be the junior Nobel Prize. More...

ToBay leads the way in Next Generation Housing

Twenty-eight individuals and families got one step closer to their dream of owning a home on January 10, when a lottery drawing for the first 28 units of "Next Generation" housing in the Town of Oyster Bay was held, according to Town Supervisor John More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa Elks hold annual Cerebral Palsy Christmas Party

The Massapequa Elks #2162 had its Annual Cerebral Palsy Christmas Party on December 9. More...

Massapequa resident receives NCC Presidential Award

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino, a member of the New York State Assembly Education Committee, left, honors Massapequa resident Elisabeta Pop, center, upon receiving Nassau Community College's Presidential Award. More...

Farmingdale resident and teacher receives national award

For the second time this year, long-time Farmingdale resident and retired teacher Margarita Duncan Tomko has been recognized for her efforts on behalf of educators as she receives the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the AFT Women's Rights More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Mighty microchip: a transponder, tiny as a grain of rice with a longer lifespan than any dog or cat. Implanted between the shoulders, a microchip, though not a GPS, offers another level of ID protection for your pet. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, February 15 +Town of Oyster Bay Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Bd. hearing room, 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay. More...

FBHS seeks pre- 1950 tools

The spring 2007 exhibit of the Farmingdale- Bethpage Historical Society will feature pre-1950 tools. Any items used in managing a household, an occupation or a hobby would be appreciated. More...

Support Massapequa Cares March 31

On March 31, the Village of Massapequa Park and the Greater Massapequa Day committee will stage another event for the veterans at Northport Veterans Hospital. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?