July 4, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Suffolk edges out Nassau in Baseball All-Star Game

You'd expect the pitching staff of an all-star team to be flawless. For Suffolk County, those aspirations were true in this year's HIP Grand Slam Challenge at Citibank Part in Central Islip. For Nassau County, things didn't go so well. More...

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Schools/Sports

Hagedorn Little Village School holds successful fundraiser show

The Hagedorn Little Village School for special children held its twelfth annual fashion show and Chinese auction at the Sand Castle in Franklin Square on April 26. More...

DAR holds annual board meeting

Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at the home of Jeannette Krauszer of Amityville for their annual board meeting, fingertip luncheon and regular meeting. More...

Guts & Glory

Paul Murphy and Una Broderick led a brigade of 208 runners across the finish line at the Town of Oyster Bay's Marjorie Post Park on April 28, as the Greater Long Island Running Club combined with the Long Island Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Fou More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, July 5 +Ladies Auxiliary of the Massapequa Fire Dept. Meeting: 8 p.m., Firehouse, Hicksville Rd. and Brooklyn Ave. More...

100-Family garage sale to be held July 8

Temple Sinai, 270 Clock Blvd., Massapequa (south of Merrick Road) will be having its 100-family garage sale, Sunday, July 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 2 to 4 p.m. there is a $5 per bag sale. More...

No recycling in Tobay in observance of Independence Day

The Town S.O.R.T. recycling collection schedule will be modified in observance of the Wednesday, July 4, Independence Day holiday. On July 4th, there will be no S.O.R.T. collection. Residents who normally receive S.O.R.T. More...

Hearing set on proposed building moratorium for the Massapequas

The Town of Oyster Bay Board will be considering a six-month building moratorium in parts of Massapequa designed to give theTown time to review its zoning code and enact changes that are in accordance with the Town's vision for the future. More...

MPK Celebration

MPK Celebration: July 3, 6:30 p.m. at new location: Mansfield Park (Walker Street). BBQ, fireworks and more. More...

Elks Host Youth Awards Dinner

The Elks #2162 Lodge announced its Massapequa Student of the Year, Mia Esposito, and Seaford Student of the Year Jessica Nersesian recently. More...

 

People/Social

Hagedorn Little Village School holds successful fundraiser show

The Hagedorn Little Village School for special children held its twelfth annual fashion show and Chinese auction at the Sand Castle in Franklin Square on April 26. More...

DAR holds annual board meeting

Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at the home of Jeannette Krauszer of Amityville for their annual board meeting, fingertip luncheon and regular meeting. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

There's a Native American saying: "God made the earth, the sky and the water, the moon and the sun. He made man and bird and beast. But He didn't make the dog. More...

Library

It's happening at your local library this week

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

Lee Kanner: Distinguished Journalist & Copy Editor

Longtime Massapequa resident and newspaperman, S. Lee Kanner, died June 18, 2007 at Long Beach Medical Center after a long illness. He was 91 years old and had a 41-year distinguished career as a journalist. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Independence Day is a time for renewal

Throughout history, American patriots sacrificed tremendously to keep the spirit and hope of The Great Experiment alive. More...

Public Commentary

Fairness Doctrine is unfair and violates free speech

Senator John Kerry joined other Democratic lawmakers in calling for the return of the Fairness Doctrine, which demands that television and radio broadcasters give a balanced presentation of all sides of controversial issues. More...

Public Commentary

Legacy of our forefathers is honor

"Honor: A History" is a book written by James Bowman that describes the loss of honor from the lexicon of 21st century American society. The author states, "Honor is stark and unrelenting" and "Americans do not like stark choices". More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?