January 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Amity school board looking at two finalists for supt.'s post

The Amityville School Board announced this week that trustees are close to making a decision on a new Superintendent of Schools. More...

Massapequa HS mourns loss of senior from bacterial meningitis

The Massapequa community is mouring the loss of a 17-year-old Massapequa High School senior, Michael Gruber, who died Thursday, Jan. 24 from meningococcal meningitis. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . . .

Progress in the Search for Sensation: Sunday April 22nd, 1923… Do you happen to recall what you were doing that day? Sure wish someone did. More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 For the month of February paintings and sketches by The Tiny Artist Children's Art under the direction of artist/designer Isabelle Rapacciullo will be on dis More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, January 31 •Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting: 8 p.m., Simpson Methodist Church, 30 Locust Ave., Amityville. Open meeting. More...

Coats for Kids Program collects 1,900 coats

For 15 years, Joan Geagen, her family and friends have been collecting and distributing coats to those in need. Joined by the Knights of Pythias in 1996, this program has grown. On Dec. More...

Town Clerk Labriola welcomes Valentine's Day Weddings

Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steven L. Labriola invites couples who would like to be married on Valentine's Day to contact his office to arrange for a civil ceremony. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Reduced BOCES funding is wrong step for state

We have begun the annual dance in New York State that sets the tempo of school funding for the coming year. This year's numbers, announced by G. Eliot Spitzer, sound, at first beat, to be optimistic. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Massapequa Preserve is a “jewel” that must be protected

Dear Editor: I read with great concern the article by Tiffany Elliot (January 2, 2008) about the Town of Oyster Bay gaining ownership of the Massapequa Preserve. More...

Local vamps fight two house blazes

Local firefighters battled two separate blazes within a week of each other that destroyed two homes in Massapequa. In one instance, a firefigher was injured, but is recovering. On Mon., Jan. More...

Massapequa student earns Congressional Nomination

Congressman Pete King (R-Seaford) congratulates Tara Brennan of Massapequa for earning a Congressional Nomination to the U.S. Military Academy. Brennan will be graduating from St. Anthony's High School. More...

Seaver signs original art for local fundraiser

The Massapequa Community Fund is one of several charities to receive proceeds from the sale of signed prints of Tom Seaver. The prints are the work of Dan Minogue of Massapequa, whose wife Eileen is one of the organizers of the Massapequa Fund. More...

 

People/Social

Aidan Hunter Haug arrives...

Aidan Hunter Haug, the son of Katie and Kevin Haug of Seaford, was born at 6:04 a.m., Dec. 1, 2007. He weighed in at six pounds, two ounces and was 19-inches long. More...

New appointment

Tiscione and Cannata named first-year associates

William M. Savino, managing partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, Uniondale, has announced the addition of five first year associates to the firm, two of whom are local residents, Michael C. Cannata of Massapequa and Frank P. Tiscione of North Massapequa. More...

DAR meeting held in Amityville home

Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, attended their annual Christmas meeting at the home of Peg Crichton of Amityville. More...

Obituaries

Amityville's Lou Luba, Massapequa PhysEd teacher and coach

Ludwig F. "Lou" Luba, who taught physical education for 30 years in the Massapequa School District, died Dec. 9, 2007 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. He was 78. More...

Jack Gallo: Beloved Plainedge teacher and Suffolk volunteer

Big hearted Jack Gallo will be remembered as always helping others. The longtime West Islip resident died December 29, 2007 at the age of 74. As a teacher, he worked miracles with troubled students and as a volunteer he helped needy families. More...

Roger Gentile, 54, N.C. Detective and former 'Pequan

Retired Nassau County Detective and longtime Massapequa Park resident, Roger P. Gentile died in Holtsville after a long-term illness on December 28, 2007. He was 54 years old. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES- Your Right To Know

PUBLIC NOTICE OF COUNTY TREASURER'S SALE OF TAX LIENS ON REAL ESTATE IN THE TOWN OF OYSTER BAY Notice is hereby given that I shall on the 19th day of February, 2008, and the succeeding days, beginning at 10:00 o'clock in the forenoon in the Legisl More...

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