April 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

POLICE BLOTTER

The following incidents have been reported by the Nassau County police departments Seventh and Eighth precincts, and other local police and fire agencies: Stolen Autos Massapequa: A 1991 Buick was stolen from Veterans Boulevard between 10 More...

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Schools/Sports

Howitt Middle School students "Pay it Forward" to children in Africa

Students in Ms. Hecht's home and careers class at Farmingdale's Howitt Middle School recently hand-crafted "Hug Me Teddy Bears" for children in Ghana, Africa. More...

High Honors for Musician

Michael McCoy was selected for one of the highest achievements in the country for a high school musician. McCoy, a high school senior, was selected to participate in the MENC (Music Educators National Conference) All Eastern Honors Band. More...

Spirit of Giving Continues at Birch Lane

Although the holidays are long gone, the spirit of giving is still going strong at Birch Lane Elementary School in the Massapequa School District. 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, Monda More...

Obituaries

Barbara Koster: former longtime Amityville resident

Barbara (Bunnell) Koster, who grew up in Amityville in one of the area's founding families, died February 19, 2007 at York Hospital, Pennsylvania after a valiant battle with cancer. More...

Opinion

New pedestrian signs are most welcome

Thank you to the Village of Massapequa Park for replacing those dull pedestrian warning signs along Park Boulevard. In a recent editorial, we pointed out that the signs were not visible at night. More...

Tough road ahead should be well worth worth it

Work is underway along Sunrise Highway, the beginning of a major project that was more than a decade and a half in the making. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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MPK Village passes a “no-tax-increase” budget

There will be no tax rate increase for Massapequa Park Village residents this year, thanks to a budget that Mayor Jim Altadonna Jr., said kept the municipality "living within our means." "This budget was well planned and conservative while allowing More...

Local folks in the news

“Reading under the Stars” at Saltzman School

Students of Farmingdale's Saltzman East Memorial School celebrated PARP with a "Reading Under the Stars" event. On the evening of March 13th, students and their families gathered in the library for the event. More...

 

People/Social

Pequans in the NEWS

Bar Harbor Library holds Harbingers of Spring workshop

Spring was ushered in a little early at the Bar Harbor Library in Massapequa Park, with a hands-on workshop called Harbingers of Spring. The workshop was led by artist Beth S. Goldberg Tuesday, March 13. More...

Scholars in the News

+Kristin Manzolillo, of Massapequa, was named to the dean's lit at Tufts University, Medford/ Somerville, Massachusetts for the fall 2006 semester. More...

It's a boy!!!

Trudy and Edward J. Komperda III of Greene, New York, announce the birth of their son, John Henry, on March 6, 2007. He was seven pounds, three ounces and 19 and one half inches long. He joins his three-year-old big brother, Edward J. IV. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Duke is a model prisoner, a victim of mistaken identity and one helluva dog according to all who really know him. More...

Events & Calendar

First S.T.O.P. and Electronic Waste Collection Day scheduled for April 21

The first of eight Household Hazardous Waste Disposal programs (S.T.O.P.-Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) and Electronic Waste Collection days for Oyster Bay Town residents only is scheduled for Saturday, April 21, according to Town Councilman Anthony More...

MPK Homemaker's Council holds March meeting

The Homemaker's Council - Massapequa Park Day Chapter held its March meeting in St. David's Lutheran Church's F e l l o w - ship Hall on March 2. D r . Sally Ann Drucker, PhD. More...

MPK Cub Scout Pack 339 holds Blue and Gold Dinner

Pack 339 of Massapequa Park recently attended the Scouts' Blue and Gold Dinner. Eighteen second year Webelos graduated from Cub Scouts and became Boy Scouts. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES- Your Right to Know!

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF NASSAU - NEW CENTURY MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, AGAINST JEANNE M. BUCKING, ET. AL., Defendant(s). More...

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