November 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

FSD reaching out to get STAR info. to residents

The Farmingdale Board of Education and school administrators are working to meet with different organizations in the district to get the word out about STAR, a new middle class tax rebate program offered by the state. More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa Force soccer team makes the NYS Olympic Development team

Five players from the M a s s a p e q uForce, Club girls under 14 team, tried out for and made the Eastern New York State Olympic Development Team. Coaches for the team are Bill Cikos and Frank Marino. More...

Long Island Braves win tournament

The nine-year-old Long Island Braves from Massapequa clenched the baseball championship defeating Merrick this Labor Day weekend at the Baseball Heaven Tournament in Yaphank. The boys played with heart and never gave up. More...

Massapequa students earn All-State Honors

T w o Massapequa High School - Main Campus students achieved success on the tennis court during the Nassau County Girls Tennis Tournament at Oceanside High School. 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, 1 More...

Events & Calendar

Pack 691 works toward earning citizenship badge

Congressman Peter T. King (R-Seaford) recently met with members of Massapequa Cub Scout Pack 691 to discuss various governmental issues as part of the Pack's requirement for earning their Citizenship Badge. More...

Temple Sinai offers workshop for interfaith families

On Sunday, Nov. 18, 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. Temple Sinai of Massapequa will be offering a workshop for interfaith families. The month of December presents interfaith families with joy and at times, confusion. More...

Women's Club to hold holiday fundraiser

The Child Welfare Division of the Massapequa Woman's Club will be holding its annual holiday fundraiser brunch on Sunday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southward Ho Country Club, Bay Shore. There will be entertainment and raffles. More...

Opinion

We missed you at the polls Nov. 6

"Democracy is not a fragile flower; still, it needs cultivating." That quote from President Ronald Reagan points to the necessity of ongoing public interest and participation to preserve the Democratic process we enjoy in this country. More...

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More time to file for middle class STAR exemption

Homeowners take note. if you have not filed for your Middle Class STAR rebate, you have until December 31 to do so. The earlier deadline of Nov. 30 has been extended as a result of a law passed by state lawmakers and signed by Gov. Eliot Spitzer. More...

Venditto team wins big in Town of Oyster Bay

Outcome of still-undecided Mejias race holds key to county's majority

After the polls closed on Nov. 6 and the votes were counted, there were few surprises in the local elections that drew a only a small percentage of voters. More...

Painted sidewalk political sign angers MPK officials

Village officials were angry two weeks ago when they found a huge spray-painted campaign sign on the sidewalk under the Massapequa Park Long Island Railroad train station. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa Garden Club wins Hofstra Flower Show trophy

The Massapequa Garden Club received the first place trophy in the Club Challenge competition at the Hofstra Flower Show, September 29 and 30. More...

Massapequa firefighters honored in Albany

On Wednesday, October 24, members of the New York State Assembly honored firefighters from many Nassau County communities with an Outstanding Firefighter Award. Among the firefighters receiving this award was Massapequa Firefighter William Post. More...

Local “kid” gardener grows a mighty pumpkin

Shown in the photo is nine-year-old Anthony Brangaitis of Massapequa. After spending the summer tending to his backyard garden, he harvested this 53-pound pumpkin, weighing only two pounds less than Anthony himself. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

The Westminster Kennel Club clubhouse in Babylon burned down less than 100 years ago. Election Day marked 1 year (and now 8 pet columns) in my ongoing pursuit of precisely when and where. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

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Obituaries

Jay Price: Phannemiller's Pharmacy proprietor

North Massapequa's Jay Price, who ran Phannemiller's Pharmacy on Broadway in Amityville for more than 30 years, died October 15, 2007 after a long battle with cancer and CIDP, a neurological disease. He was 76 years old. More...

'Pequan Louis Percella, Army Veteran

Loving father and family man, Louis V. Percella died October 10, 2007. He had lived in Massapequa for the last six years. Born and raised in Brooklyn, he lived in Uniondale for many years before relocating to Massapequa in 2001. More...

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Massapequa Post SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES INC., ASSET BACKED PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-R1 UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS FEB More...

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