April 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Health care, utilities drive up MSD budget

The Massapequa School District is proposing a $167.5 million budget for the coming year, an increase of 6.98 percent from the current budget of $156.6. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The Metropolitan Dog Club paints such a colorful pooch palette- creating a pet trust, investigating animal cruelty, investing in dog fine art, toasting Uno the Westminster winning Beagle at Grand Central- the speakers' topics span the spectrum of d More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, May 1 •Ladies Auxiliary of the Massapequa Fire Dept. Meeting: 7 p.m., Firehouse, Hicksville Rd. and Brooklyn Ave. More...

A benefit evening of fine foods and wine

Response of Suffolk County and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention join together to host In Good Taste, an evening of fine foods, wine and dessert from across Long Island. Mon., May 12th at the Carltun in Eisenhower Park, East Meadow. More...

Free concert to be held May 4

Community United Methodist Church (CUMC) will echo with the sounds of spirituals, Broadway show tunes, and classical solos and duets as three accomplished and artists offer an afternoon of musical fare. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES- Your Right To Know

INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF MASSAPEQUA PARK NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE OF SALE OF TAX LIENS FOR UNPAID VILLAGE TAXES NOTICE OF TAX LIEN SALE OF VILLAGE OF MASSAPEQUA PARK, NEW YORK IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, in pursuance of the provisions of the Real Pr More...

Today's News: May 7, 2008

Massapequa Preserve Project set to move forward

By Tiffany Elliott A project to return the Massapequa Preserve to its natural state is due to begin, almost a year later than originally planned due, primarily to financial constraints. The county is expecting to start the work early this summer. More...

Farmingdale Schools look to reduce impact of new spending by using some of its reserves

Tax levy to be the lowest in years, say administrators

The Farmingdale School District is looking for an increase in its spending this year of 4.01 percent. More...

All aflutter over the arrival of spring

One little sparrow worked very, very hard, fixing up his home with twigs and branches. The final result seems to have met the approval of his spring bride in photo at far right in this series of photos taken by Cliff De Bear. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Photo

IT'S ONE FOR THE CHIEFS: The Massapequa Lax team defeated Calhoun High School April 18, 12-4. In photo, the Chief's Hurst is shown taking a shot and scoring of three points he had in the game. Photo by Jeff Wilson More...

St. Rose of Lima Cheerleaders make dramatic show in competitions

The St. Rose of Lima Cheerleaders had a dynamite season placing in four of the competitions they competed in this year. More...

Obituaries

Maureen Dillon: longtime Massapequa High School employee

Longtime Massapequa Park resident and mother of six, Maureen Dillon, died April 4, 208. She was 72. Born in Brooklyn, she lived in Massapequa Park for 51 years and cared for her family and home. More...

Opinion

Public commentary

MSD finance committee member says Bennett charges against the district are unfair

To The Editor, I am writing in response to Mr. Bennett's editorial in the Massapequa Post entitled "Massapequans need to get involved in school budget discussions - now" which I found to be insulting. More...

Editorial

Government at all levels need to spend less

The message from Washington is that we are not in a recession. The political spin on the economic condition the country seems stalled in, is that it is a "slowdown. More...

Massapequa's school board is doing responsible job

Dear Editor: Wake up Massapequans before you get sucked into the empty promises that are being made to you by the next round of school board hopefuls. They tell you that if you elect t hem, they can and will change things. More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?