May 2, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Car goes out of control in Massapequa

An early-morning motor vehicle crash awakened Mike Devlin and his neighbors on East Shore Drive in Massapequa April 12. More...

ASD Superintendent to retire

Calling his decision "bittersweet," Amityville School Superintendent Brian De Sorbe has announced his retirement. More...

Town of Oyster Bay named 'Tree City USA' for 19th consecutive year

For the 19th consecutive year, the Town of Oyster Bay has been named a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation, it was announced by Town Supervisor John Venditto. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

East Lake elementary students in Massapequa learn life lessons at Commerce Plaza

East Lake Elementary School students in the Massapequa Public Schools recently spent at day at Commerce Plaza, located in Plainedge Packard Middle School, where the lessons they are engaged in on a daily basis transcended the classroom, and came to More...

Albany Avenue students plant a memory for beloved teacher, Patricia Weisbrod

In memory of Patricia Weisbrod, a beloved special education teacher, the kindergarten students at Farmingdale's Albany Avenue School, planted sunflower seeds during their thematic unit on plants. Sunflowers were one of Weisbrod's favorite plants. More...

Fifth graders at Albany Avenue School conduct business at Commerce Plaza

Fifth-grade students at Farmingdale's Albany Avenue School spent a day as an adult in the business world. Commerce Plaza offered the students a hands-on learning experience of the business world. 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...

Obituaries

Vincent Scinta, 36-year Massapequan & Pilot

Longtime former Massapequa resident Vincent Edward Scinta, Jr. died April 7, 2007 in Sarasota, Florida. He was 82 years old. More...

Linda Scinta: 1969 Massapequa H.S. Graduate

Linda Carol Scinta, a world traveler who lived in Massapequa for more than 22 years, died on January 22, 2007. She was 55 and graduated Massapequa High School in 1969. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES- Your Right to Know!

Section 206 ASOF HOLDING LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC) filed with the Sec of State of NY (SSNY) on 8-31-06. More...

Massapequa Schools “Jump Rope for Heart”

Around the Massapequa Public School District, "Jump Rope for Heart" is always an action-packed event that students look forward to. More...

4% Increase in proposed Farmingdale School Budget

Buoyed by an increase in state aid and other new revenues, the Farmingdale School District is presenting a school budget for the coming year that reduces the tax levy, that portion of the budget paid for through real property taxes, 3.53 percent. More...

More state aid, careful budgeting helps ASD reduce tax impact of new programs, initiatives

The Amityville School Board has put together its new budget for the coming year, increasing spending by approximately 4.6 percent and working to improve the district's programs and infrastructure. The new budget is $69,632,739, up from $66,517,863. More...

Congressman King cuts through red tape

Congressman Peter King (R-Seaford) reminds residents that if you're having problems with federal agencies, he is available to help. More...

Free brochure on how to recycle grass clippings

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Angelo A. Delligatti invites residents to "Join the Mulcher Culture" and is offering an informative brochure by the same name, which describes how residents can recycle their lawns by not bagging grass. More...

Residents reminded about hours of operation for leaf blowers

Few things are more disruptive to the tranquility of an early morning or a lovely spring or summer evening than the distinctive "vroom" of a leaf blower. More...

 

People/Social

Nassau County Legislator Dave Mejias attends the community summit expo and health fair

Nassau County Legislator Dave Mejias (D-North Massapequa) was pleased to attend the Community Summit Expo and Health Fair at Farmingdale High School, on March 20. More...

Finally Spring has arrived... time to play

Teachers at St. David's Lutheran Church's Preschool, Massapequa Park, took advantage of a recent spring-like day and allowed the children to play on the assortment of outdoor playground slides and climbing games. More...

Students at Lockhart elementary in Massapequa "Clown Around"

The PTA, arts and education c o m m i t t e e brought in Cirque du Jour to Raymond J. Lockhart Elementary School in Massapequa. It was an entire week of "clowning around" for the students. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The poet Byron said it best: "The dew of compassion is a tear." A dedicated champion to all cats and to everyone who has ever adored one died last week. Dr. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, May 3 +Massapequa Bd. of Ed. Regular Meeting and Budget Hearing: 8 p.m.; Central Office Bd. Room, 4925 Merrick Rd., Massapequa. More...

Seaford High School to present Spring Concert May 19

The Seaford community Band, along with the Marion Male chorus, will perform their spring concert at Seaford High School, Saturday, May 19, 8 p.m. More...

Wine and Food Expo to be held May 10

The Farmingdale Rotary Club is holding a Wine and Food Expo, Thursday, May 10, 7 p.m. at the Huntington Hilton on Route 110 in Melville. More...

Opinion

School yourself on candidates running for your school board

In school districts throughout New York State, voters will be asked to vote not only on a proposed school budget but also for members of their school boards. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Guest opinion: The public cannot afford $100,000-plus-a-year judges

There was an editorial in a recent issue of the New York Law Journal, calling for the bar to organize to support judges in obtaining a long overdue pay raise. More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?