April 2, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Cause of death of 17-year old still a mystery

The family of Massapequa High School senior Kieran McCaffrey, as well as the community, is still waiting to hear how the teenager died. More...

Four felled by mysterious ailment in Massapequa

Four people were rushed to Nassau University Medical Center March 20 after being found by police in their homes suffering from breathing difficulties. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets . . .

Pit Bulls have no natural coat to withstand a life chained outdoors; some enter shelters, their Waldorf Astorias, as living skeletons with multiple gashes, mange, ears cropped hedge clipper style, and imbedded prong collars. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, April 3 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. Regular Meeting and Budget Discussion #4: 8 p.m.; Central Office Bd. Room, 4925 Merrick Rd., Massapequa. More...

LI Yoga workshop

The Long Island Yoga Association will hold a workshop, Saturday, Feb. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 407 Main St., Farmingdale. For more information call 631-261-1777 or visit www.longislandyogaassociation. More...

Town has pilot program to neuter feral cats

The Oyster Bay Town Board has approved a pilot Trap, Neuter and Return (TNR) program that will encompass the entire unincorporated Town, as well as the villages of Bayville, Farmingdale, Massapequa Park and Sea Cliff. More...

Opinion

Editorial

More action needed on illegal massage parlors

Our police departments throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties have been doing a good job of monitoring the opening of illegal massage parlors in our business communities, and in arresting the women there who are offering sex for a fee. More...

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Public Commentary

Guest Editorial: Conservatives call on Albany lawmakers to spend

When the Members of the Legislature return to Albany today they will be greeted with numerous radio advertisements and meetings calling on them to increase spending and reject any serious cuts to special - interest projects that feed on tax money. More...

LATEST NEWS, April 8, 2008: Flaherty goes public with charges against her by MSD

Suspended superintendent says district unable to substantiate claims

When the Massapequa School Board voted suddenly in June to suspend Dr. Maureen Flaherty, the community was shocked. More...

Today's news: April 3, 2008: MSD to appoint Charles Sulc as new superintendent

By Carolyn James The Massapequa School Board will be appointing Dr. Charles Sulc at its Superintendent of Schools at its regular board meeting tonight. Sulc, who has been serving as acting superintendent since the board suspended Superintendent Dr
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Amityville budget workshop focuses on staffing initiatives for 2008-09

The Amityville School Board held its third budget workshop Wed., March 19, reviewing proposals that include hiring of additional staff to address, in part, an anticipated increase of 64 students, and statemandated services. More...

Correction:

The Athletic Notebook that appeared in last week's edition, did not include information about Shane Strumwasser who went on after the quarterfinals to win his next two wrestlebacks, taking third place in the state at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester M More...

14-Year old arrested and charged with arson

Massapequa: A teenage boy was arrested after hurling a Molotov Cocktail behind Toys R Us and lighting the woods behind the store near Berner Middle School, on fire at 1:35 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

Local Students Make the Grade

•Molly Friedman, of Massapequa Park, was named to the dean's list at the State University New York College at Cortland for the fall 2007 semester. She is a 2007 graduate of Massapequa High School and the daughter of Janet and Howard Friedman. More...

Time to nominate Town of Oyster Bay Senior Citizen of the Year

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto announced that residents have an opportunity to recognize an exceptional senior living in the Town of Oyster Bay as the 2007 'Senior Citizen of the Year. More...

Sophia Anne born on February 2

Dean and Heather Highland, of East Yaphank, announce the birth of their daughter Sophia Anne, Feb. 2, 20087 at Good Samaritan Medical Center. She weighed six pounds, six and one half ounces and was 19 and one half inches long. More...

Obituaries

Marion Krause Walker, former Massapequan

A memorial service will be held April 6 for Marion Krause Walker, the loving mother of Amityville resident Kenneth Walker, a former Amityville School board member and a member of Amityville Kiwanis.Mrs. More...

Artie Roniger, Jr.: MHS Graduate of '74

Longtime Massapequa resident Arthur "Artie" Roniger Jr., who worked in the medical field, died March 2, 2008 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana after being ill for several years. He was 51 years old. More...

Irene Davis, member of American Legion Auxiliary

Longtime Copiague resident Irene Louise Davis, a past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post #1015 in Copiague, died March 4, 2008. She was 82. More...

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LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF THE FARMINGDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified voters of the Farmingdale Union Free School District of the Towns of Oyster Bay and Bab More...