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Today's News: May 14, 2008

Star in your Own Home Renovation TV Show

Home & Garden Television (HGTV) is looking for locals who are undergoing renovations for the second season of their show More...

Six running for two seats on the Massapequa School Board

Seventh candidate, John Lynott, pulls his name from the race

In what has become a hotly contested race on the Massapequa School Board, six people are running for two seats, each bringing a different and passionate perspective to the campaign. More...

Plainedge voters being asked to approve $71.8M budget

Spending plan calls for some new initiatives

The restoration of certain co-curricular programs and a move to a 9-day period at the Plainedge High School are all part of the school district's proposed spending package this year. More...

Special Sections

Events & Calendar

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, May 8 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. Public Session & Budget Hearing: 8 p.m.; Central Office Bd. Room, 4925 Merrick Rd., Massapequa. More...

Triathlon Clinic to be held May 15

Everyone who is considering competing in a triathlon this year is invited to attend the free Runner's Edge- TOBAY Triathlon Clinic, to be held Thurs., May 15, 6:30 p.m. More...

F'dale Hawks Association holds Annual Awards Dinner

Town of Oyster Bay Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone attended the Farmingdale Hawks Midget Football Association Cheerleaders Annual Awards Dinner at the Stuart Thomas Manor in Farmingdale. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES- Your Right To Know

NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING AND ANNUAL ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND PUBLIC HEARING PLAINEDGE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF OYSTER BAY COUNTY OF NASSAU, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the annual meeting More...

Breaking News: May 14, 2008

Massapequa School Board to hold hearing on question raised about candidate Gary Bennett's residency

The Massapequa School Board is holding a special meeting tomorrow night, Thurs., May 15, 7 p.m., to determine if school board candidate Gary Bennett should have his candidacy declared invalid. More...

Today's News: May 14, 2008

Blue Angels To Use Republic Airport As Base For Memorial Day Weekend Air Show

As part of the Memorial Day weekend air show slated for Jones Beach, Republic Airport, Farmingdale, will be hosting the United States Navy's precision demonstration team, the Blue Angels. More...

Town officials attend Village organizational meet

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Angelo A. Delligatti, center, left, attended the Village of Massapequa Park Annual Village and Organizational Meeting and swearing in ceremony. More...

MSD controversy over instrument repair raises debate

The owner of Atlantic Instruments, drawn into a controversy in the Massapequa School District involving the former Superintendent of Schools, Dr. More...

AFDNC joins forces to fight consolidation

The Association of Fire Districts of Nassau County have received the support of State Senators and Assemblymen from both Nassau and Suffolk Counties in their opposition to the possible consolidation of fire districts. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . . .

Life is the pits for far too many Pit Bulls. ASPCA statistics show that the Pit Bull and its permutations are more likely to be abused than any other breed; also more apt to be emaciated or chained. More...

Obituaries

George Eisenberg, Massapequa resident and Republic airport employee

George Eisenberg was a great storyteller. His children remember growing up in Massapequa and spending hours with him by the pool at Marjorie Post Park. More...

Opinion

Editorial

The social status of cell phone minutes

Late one night, as I was watching TV with my husband, he turned to me and said, "Oh, by the way, you went over on your minutes this month." Over on my minutes, I thought. What is he talking about? More...

Public commentary

Former colleague of school board candidate defends his fiscal policies

Dear Editor, I read with disbelief a letter in your paper from a Mr. McLeod in regards to Gary Bennett, insulting his financial intellect. I can tell this man, that as a person who has known Mr. More...

Bennett responds to criticisms from fellow budget committee member

Dear Editor, I would like to apologize for Mr. McLeod's letter in last week's issue. I do know how your paper dislikes being used for personal attacks. More...

Poll

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