April 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

LI delegation in Albany fights for more state aid

There's more money coming from Albany to Long Island's school districts as the New York State Legislature adopted its 2007-08 budget, on time last week. While Gov. More...

Two cars collide; three seriously injured

Two automobiles collided at Merrick Road and Ocean Avenue, Massapequa on 1:35 p.m., Wednesday, March 28. More...

Stefanich reminds residents how to avoid late tax payment penalties

Oyster Bay Town Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich reminds residential property owners that it is essential and mandatory to notify his office upon satisfying their mortgage. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

St. William the Abbot School Places in “Catholic Daughters of the Americas” Education Drive

The students at St. William the Abbot school recently entered the Catholic Daughters Essay Contest. The themes of the contest were The Beauty of God's Creation and Taking Time for Others. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"X marks the spot." Wish it were that easy to pinpoint the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) clubhouse that was in Babylon from 1884 to circa 1925 (when it burned down). More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue + 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane + 799-0770 +The work of local artist Armando M. Pisano will be on display for the month of April in the Downstairs Gallery of the Harbor Lane library. More...

Obituaries

Memorial set for Doretta Fredenberg, Ô75 MHS Graduate

A memorial mass will be held April 14, 2007 for former Massapequa Park native Doretta (Berton) Fredenberg who died February 20, 2007 at her home in California of gastric cancer. She was 49 years old and had grown up on Frances Lane with her sisters. More...

James Barrow: FBI's first African American Special Agent

St. Martin of Tours class of 1951 Alumni, James William Barrow died March 20, 2007 inT ampa, Florida. He proudly served as the first African-American Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigations for 35 years. More...

Santo Joseph Tavormina: Longtime Massapequa K of C

Santo Joseph Tavormina, a longtime Knights of Columbus member and Massapequa resident died peacefully at his home on March 10, 2007. He was 82-years-old and a Knight for many years. He served as a Private in the U.S. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES-

Your Right to Know!

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF THE MASSAPEQUA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF OYSTER BAY AND NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified voters of the Massapequa Union Free School More...

Work to begin on Sunrise Highway

After more than ten years in the planning, safety improvements along Sunrise Highway in Amityville and Massapequa are underway. More...

Residents look to slow down traffic on Park Boulevard

Long before a Hummer flipped over on Massapequa Avenue at Park Boulevard last week, endangering the lives of more than 7 people, residents had complained of the speeding along that thoroughfare. More...

Local libraries to hold budget and board of trustee votes

Local libraries will be holding their budget and board of trustee votes in the coming weeks. Following is a list of libraries together with pertinent information for voters. More...

ToBay offers brochure on home improvements and your assessment

The Town of Oyster Bay has an informative brochure to assist Town residents with home improvements, assessment and home improvement property tax exemptions, according to Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich. More...

 

People/Social

Kiwanis donates toys and clothing

The Kiwanis Club of Massapequa recently donated a large quantity of toys and clothing to the Brunswick Children's Psychiatric Hospital, many coming from the Toys for Tots Program. More...

Amity Woman's Club holds Mardi Gras style luncheon

The Amityville Woman's club held a luncheon meeting, Tuesday, February 13 at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club which featured a Valentine candy for each of the 50 guests. More...

MPK Garden Club to present floral design demonstration at next meeting

A floral design demonstration by Gail Klubnick of Tim's Florist will be the highlight of the April meeting of the Massapequa Park Garden Club. The demonstration and following raffle is open to the public. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, April 12 +Town of Oyster Bay Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Bd. hearing room, 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay. More...

Rummage sale April 20

The Massapequa Reformed Church, 302 Ocean Ave., Massapequa at Merrick Road, will be holding a rummage sale, Friday, April 20, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a $5 bag sale all day Saturday. More...

VFW presents check for Massapequa Cares

Mayor James Altadonna and the Board of Trustees were recently presented with a check from VFW Post 7763 for Massapequa Cares. Thanks to the generosity of the VFW, the funds will be used to purchase much needed items for the veterans. More...

Opinion

Editorial

State acts and our communities will be much safer for it

It's been a long, tough road, but a new law to be signed by Gov. Elliot Spitzer, will provide the best measure of protection against violent sexual predators for our children. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Reader says Town officials deserve no credit for its action

Dear Editor: I live directly next to Central Tile Ltd. and would like to respond to the Editorial from March 28, (Agreement on illegal building is reasonable). More...

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