February 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Athletics and Academics lauded at FSD meeting

At a recent Farmingdale school board meeting, Garner Bass, head of the Social Studies department, presented an award to Farmingdale teacher Steve Kramer and his Contemporary Global Issues students, which includes Erica Board, Johnny Galanoudis, Joh More...

Six P'edge seniors enter Intel Science contest; Jon Sole named one of the nation's semi-finalists

Six Plainedge seniors presented their papers to the Intel Science Talent Search. Jon Sole was chosen to be one of three hundred semi-finalists from a pool of thousands nationwide. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . . .

Twenty five years ago this week our first "Pets" column appeared in the Beacon. In 1983 three new members of the League for Animal Protection South Shore (LAP) were asked to collaborate to promote shelter animals. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, February 28 •Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting: 8 p.m., Simpson Methodist Church, 30 Locust Ave., Amityville. Open meeting. More...

Local named senior Vice President at Gold Coast Bank

Stephen Krolikowski, of Massapequa, of Gold Coast Bank has been named as proposed senior vice president/chief lending officer, bringing decades of senior banking experience to Gold Coast Bank. More...

Girl Scouts hold successful Blood Drive

Two Girl Scouts from Massapequa GETS Troop 2384, Marissa Accordino and Joan Stanton, achieved great success with its Jan. 4 blood drive. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES- Your Right To Know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF NASSAU - WELLS FARGO, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004- 3, Plaintiff, AGAINST SUSAN LEWIS, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...

MSD signs new, one-year contracts with its central administrative staff

The Massapequa School Board voted on a revision to the district's bylaws for central office administrators, increasing the amount of the employee's contributions for health care and approving salary raises. More...

Girl Scouts help families in need

Massapequa Junior Girl Scout Troop #2468 recently helped Island Harvest by collecting food at the Seaford Pathmark. More...

Town to hold Blood Drive Thurs., March 6th

The Town of Oyster Bay is holding its semi-annual blood drive Thursday, March 6. Blood banks need to be prepared 365 days a year. Donating is quick and easy and is an entirely safe procedure. More...

Taylor to host meeting on school taxes Mar. 5

Massapequa School Board Trustee TimT aylor and Gary Bennett a resident and member of the school budget and finance committee are holding a a school tax rally and seminar at Marjorie Post Park, Wednesday, March 5, 7:30pm in the community center. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa Park Village Merchants Association

Where commerce and community work hand-in-hand

Thanks to everyone who entered our annual Valentine's Jelly Bean Counting Contest. Each of our three winners will receive a $50 gift certificate to the member store of their choice. Congratulations to Gabrielle, Jeff and Gabriel. More...

Nominations being accepted for 2008 'Kids Of Distinction' program

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, together with Kids Helping Kids by Kids Way, Inc. Co-Founders Robert A.J. Eslick and Philip M. Eslick, announce that their co-sponsored "Kids of Distinction" program is returning for 2008. More...

Obituaries

'Pequan Patrick Doherty at 82

Longtime Massapequa resident Patrick J. Doherty died suddenly Jan. 8, 2008. He would have been 83 years old in June. For more than 56 years he lived on Franklin Avenue and later on Michigan Avenue. More...

Ernest Begun, retired N.C. Social Worker

Longtime former Massapequa Park resident and loving father and husband Ernest Begun died January 21, 2008 at Cary, North Carolina where he moved in 2006. He was 92 years old. More...

John Bergaglio, Sr. at 94

Amityville-born John J. Bergaglio, Sr. who spent his career in construction, died January 22, 2008 at SunBridge Care in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. He was 94 years old. He was born Nov. More...

Opinion

Editorial

We should never become complacent about crime

There are many protracted problems in society that become almost a way of life, and the hope of addressing them and alleviating their noxious impacts on the lives of people is dim and distant. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Massapequans need to get involved in school budget discussionsÑnow

Dear Editor, I have been involved in Massapequa Schools Budget and Finance Committee for some time and have always stood alone against the cult-like members who refuse to see the forest through the trees. 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?