March 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

New enrichment program in P'edge set for okay

The Plainedge School Board is expected to approve a plan to accelerate its K-5 enrichment program following input from residents at its March 7th meeting who said the district was not doing enough to address the needs of its gifted and talented stude More...

Fire Girls defeat HBC

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Massapequa Gladiators place in tournament

The Massapequa Gladiators boys undereight soccer team, led by coach Christopher Schmidt, took second place in the East Meadow indoor soccer tournament, which took place on February 23. More...

Library

Universal Pre-Kindergarten announcement...

The Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program in the Farmingdale School District has been a huge success this year, thanks to the students, parents, staff, administration and colleagues at Dowling College. More...

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

Catherine Gaus, formerly of Massapequa and North Babylon

Catherine M. Gaus, who lived in Massapequa and North Babylon, died March 11, 2007 in Kingston, New York. She was 77 years old and owned the Simpson-Gaus Funeral Home in Kingston, New York. More...

Thelma Tejada: beloved Amityville matriarch

Loving grandmother, mother, wife and longtime Amityville resident Thelma A. Tejada died March 5, 2007 at New Island Hospital in Bethpage. She was 77 years old. More...

Attention funeral directors and families

Obituary notices are printed without charge, as space permits. Family members and funeral directors may submit obituary notices to us at 1045B Park Blvd., Massapequa Park, NY 11762, or may call (516) 798-5100. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES-

SURROGATES COURT - NASSAU COUNTY PROBATE CITATION THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK By the Grace of God Free and Independent File No 344987 TO - ATTORNEY GENERAL, STATE OF NEW YORK, ANNA SCHUYLER FREISLICH, MINNIE C. More...

St. David's holds Hop-a-Thon

Three- and four-year-old children who attend St. David's Lutheran Church's Preschool in Massapequa Park took part in a nationwide Hop-a-Thon to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy Research. More...

Hearing on MPK Village budget set for this week

Massapequa Park Village presented a $6,239,310 budget for 2007-08 year this week. The tentative budget is an increase in spending of $273,437 over the current budget, or 4.6 percent. More...

 

People/Social

Fort Neck Garden Club centerpiece workshop

On February 7 members of the Fort Neck Garden Club arranged 21 Valentine centerpieces for the Parkview Nursing Home. An arrangement was placed on each table in the facility's dining room. More...

Fundraiser in memory of April Arcuri to be held April 5

A fund raiser in the name of April Arcuri, Baldwin woman who died in a tragic car accident in 2006 at the age of 21, will be held Thursday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Westbury Manor. More...

Still time to nominate Town of Oyster Bay Senior Citizen of the Year

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto announced that residents still have an opportunity to recognize an exceptional senior living in the Town of Oyster Bay as the 2007 Senior Citizen of the Year. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Poster The canine nose knows. A search dog found the missing Boy Scout in a Carolina woods last week. We use our best friends' super sensitive snouts to sniff out bombs, food contraband, drugs, certain cancers, and now pirated DVDs. More...

Events & Calendar

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

CALENDAR The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, March 29 +Town of Oyster Bay Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Bd. hearing room, 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay. More...

Receiver Stefanich offers brochure about his office

Oyster Bay Town Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich advises residents that the Town has developed an informative brochure about his office, which is available to residents at no cost. More...

St. David to host annual Square Dance April 21st

On Saturday, April 21, St. David's Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold its annual square dance in the Fellowship Hall, lower level, 20 Clark Blvd., Massapequa. All are welcome. More...

Opinion

Agreement on illegal building is reasonable

A front page story this week outlines the controversy over a North Massapequa building that was constructed in violation of the plans and approvals the owners had obtained from the Town of Oyster Bay. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Construction of new Motor Vehicle office is driving residents away

Dear Editor: Several weeks ago I wrote about the construction of a State Motor Vehicle Office in the Carman's Mill Mall. Those few lines can now serve as an introduction as to what happened after the construction started. More...