November 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Post 1066 Holds Flag Retiring Ceremony

As a tribute to soldiers currently serving, missing or who have been prisoners of war, more than three dozen people came out to September's annual flag retiring ceremony at the Massapequa American Legion Post. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

New playground for Farmingdale school district

Students at Northside Elementary School will begin the 2007-08 school year with a brand new Playsafe Playground. More...

P'edge seniors named 2008 Merit Scholarship winners

Plainedge High School Seniors Conor Duross, Kristen Ferguson, Lindsay Walker, Samantha Genduso and Michael Chin have been selected as Commended Students in the 2008 Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Boiler replacement at Farmingdale School

The Farmingdale School District has announced that the boiler at the Albany Avenue Elementary School will be replaced. More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue • 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane • 799-0770 •Both locations of the Library will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22. The Library will close 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21. More...

Events & Calendar

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, November 22 •Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting: 8 p.m., Simpson Methodist Church, 30 Locust Ave., Amityville. Open meeting. More...

Sleepy Hollow Run draws many supporters

The Farmingdale-based Carman Foundation, sponsored the Sleepy Hollow 5k charity run/walk held Oct. 28 through the Massapequa Preserve. More...

Massapequa Preserve to host bird walk Dec. 2

Massapequa Preserve will be the location for the South Shore Audubon Society Bird Walk on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Bring binoculars. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

22450 BRADDOCK AVE. REALTY LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC) filed with the Sec of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/3/07. NY Office location: NASSAU County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. More...

Babylon sues Republic Airport over new construction; Oyster Bay Councilman Tony Macagnone says ToBay officials have similar concerns

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Tony Macagnone said recently that he supports a lawsuit brought against Republic Airport by Babylon Town officials and that he intends to bring the issue up with the Oyster Bay Town Board. More...

MHS volleyball team continues to court success

Who would have known that a meaningful catchphrase on the back of those warm-up shirts for the Massapequa girls Volleyball team, "Believe and Achieve " would not only be the team's motto, but also inspire them to be winners. More...

 

People/Social

Honor ceremony held for Scout William Succoso

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, Councilwoman Rose Marie Walker and Town Clerk Steve Labriola recently attended the Court of Honor ceremony for Eagle Scout William Succoso, held at Massapequa Park Village Hall. More...

Michael J. Clifford graduates from Army ROTC

Michael J. Clifford has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash. More...

Brownie Troop 2528 enjoys autumn outing

Massapequa Park Brownie Troop 2528 enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon at White Post Farms on October 16. The girls were treated to a hay ride, pumpkin picking, and got to feed the animals. Photo courtesy of Mia Deternova. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Sadie is "Almost Home" now. Discarded by an owner, who just didn't want her any more, this trembling Cattle Dog mix hid in the back of her kennel every time a visitor walked by at a town shelter. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Pumpkin, Calico tabby and Jezebel, Shepherd mix. More...

Obituaries

Victor Beja: former Massapequan

Former North Massapequa and Bay Shore resident Victor Beja died October 16, 2007 in New York City. The 79-year-old ran his own appliance repair service business, serving Nassau County. More...

Donald Homan: retired NC Public Works Engineer

Massapequa resident Donald E. Homan died October 31, 2007. For more than 40 years he was a civil engineer for the Nassau County Public Works Division until his retirement in 1991. Born in Roosevelt, he was a member of the St. Rose of Lima R.C. More...

Opinion

Editorial

An open letter to Gov. Eliot Spitzer

Dear Governor: We were exceedingly pleased to hear that you have decided to pull your ill-conceived proposal to award the privilege of drivers licenses to those individuals who have entered this country and this state illegally. More...

Writer: PETA concerns for turkeys is misguided

Dear Editor: I read with both amusement and skepticism the Letter to the Editor from the Senior writer from the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). More...

Buy Americanmade chocolates

Dear Editor: Chocolate lovers take notice...we are going to ban Hershey chocolate because they are closing their Pennsylvania plant, moving and outsourcing their employees. We don't need to lose more American jobs. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?