August 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Meet the new 7th Precinct Inspector Jim O'Leary

As a young boy growing up in the Bronx and Nassau County, Jim O'Leary watched his father go to work every day, serving the public as a New York City Police Officer. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball!

Ducks take series from rivals despite sloppy defense, Leek returns home Taiwan stint

Heading into play this past weekend, there was only one team in the Atlantic League that the Long Island Ducks had not won a series against this season: the Bridgeport Bluefish. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

It's so hard to be a homeless cat. Last summer an Ohio State University study found that the outlook for dogs in that state's shelters had improved considerably yet conditions had deteriorated for cats. More...

Massapequa Park Village Merchants Association

Where commerce and community work hand-in-hand

We hope you are all enjoying a wonderful summer. Please don't forget about our great annual Street Fair sponsored by the Massapequa Park Merchants Association in conjunction with the Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park. More...

Events & Calendar

Massapequa Senior Club holds annual Installation luncheon

Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steve Labriola recently attended the Massapequa Senior Club's Annual Installation Luncheon. More...

Town of Oyster Bay honors 2007 Women of Distinction

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, together with members of the Town Board, honored eight extraordinary recipients at the ninth annual Town of Oyster Bay "Women of Distinction" Awards Ceremony, held at Town Hall March 27. More...

MPK summer festival to be held August 11/12

The annual summer festival, sponsored by the Massapequa Park Merchants Association, is being held Saturday and Sunday, August 11 and 12, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. along Park Boulevard. More...

Local folks in the news

North Massapequa Senior Citizens held their annual Installation of Officers luncheon and Nassau County Legislator Peter J. Schmitt was on hand. More...

Third championship for St. Rose Flyers

For the third time in four years, the St. Rose Flyers CYO Volleyball team won the LI CYO championship. More...

 

People/Social

Michael P. Cracco receives award as the Insurance Professional of the Year

Michael P. Cracco, the president of Completely Covered Insurance Agency, Inc. in Massapequa, was awarded the "Insurance Professional of the Year" by the New York Young Insurance Professionals. More...

A winning ride for Jack Stolfiof Massapequa

Jack Stolfi, of Massapequa, won first place for this year's Fire Safety Poster and Essay Contest sponsored by the Massapequa Fire Department. Jack also won first place for the Massapequa School District for his submission. More...

Congratulations Air Force Airman 1st Class Paul Caruso Jr.

Air Force Airman 1st Class Paul Caruso Jr. has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 More...

Obituaries

Gerard Ingram: Former South Farmingdale F.D. Volunteer and Veteran

"My father loved to spend time with his family whether it meant cooking you an omelet with vegetables grown from his own organic garden or sailing on the Great South Bay and gathering mussels and clams for dinner," said Gerard Ingram's son, Kevin. More...

Arlene Montgomery of MPK, loving mother and grandmother

Massapequa Park resident Arlene Montgomery (nee Alger) died July 27, 2007. She was 94 and had just moved to the area in September 2006 after being a longtime resident of both Inwood and Cedarhurst. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Congress continues to sell out American citizens

Many of the Americans who oppose what is happening in Washington with regard to illegal immigration enjoyed a major success last month when the immigration reform bill collapsed under the pressure of law-abiding Americans who made it known in no un More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Attacks against Arlene Martin are sour grapes

Dear Editor: It was with utter disbelief that I read Gary T. Bennett's letter to the Editor in your July 18, 2007 edition. In May 2006, I wrote a letter to the Editor correcting the false statements in Mr. More...

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