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Today's News, May 20, 2008: Assemblyman Saladino recognizes Women of Distinction

The First Annual Women of Distinction Awards ceremony, hosted by Assemblyman Joseph Saladino, was held at the Farmingdale Library on Sunday, May 18th. More...

May 16: 2008: Massapequa School Board upholds Bennett petitions after controversial hearing

By Carolyn James In some ways it was pure theater; the drama of the accused squaring off against those in whose hands the question of his candidacy for the Massapequa School board hung in the balance. More...

Quick steps to help raise money

On Friday, April 25, 2008, Maria Regina School's Student Council and Parents Association co-sponsored their first Dance-A-Thon. Students from pre-k through eighth grade came out for an evening of dancing, food, and fun. More...

Make history in Brick of Fame Park

You can become part of history by becoming part of a Brick of Fame Park that is being installed at the Massapequa Chamber of Commerce's new gazebo in Klestinec Park. 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 15 •Town of Oyster Bay Planning Advisory Board Meeting: 7 p.m. Town Board hearing room, Town Hall East, 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay. For further info., call 624-6380. •Plainedge Bd. More...

S.T.O.P. and electronic waste collection scheduled May 18

The second of eight 2008 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal programs (S.T.O.P.-Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) and Electronic Waste Collection days for Oyster Bay Town residents is scheduled for Sun., May 18, according to Town Councilman Anthony D. More...

Local HAMS commemorate Armed Forces Day

The Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club will have an amateur radio station, W2GSB set up at The American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport, Farmingdale, Sat. May 17 and Sun. May 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES-

REVISED NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF THE MASSAPEQUA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF OYSTER BAY AND NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified voters of the Massapequa Union Fre More...

Today's news, May 22, 2008: Joe Pinto honored by Little League

Massapequa Park Village Deputy Mayor Joseph Pinto was presented with a commemorative baseball bat... More...

Today's news, May 21. 2008: Massapequa school udget passes; Perrino and Ryan win board seats in squeaker of a race

Massapequa School Board incumbent Christine Perrino won reelection handily with 1,765 votes last night, and first-time candidate Jane Ryan won the second seat on the board by a margin of one vote. She beat out Gary Bennett, 1,691 to 1,690. More...

Breaking News: AMHS Removed from “Schools in Need of Improvement” List

AMHS Removed from More...

Nassau County outlines plans for revitalization of Massapequa Preserve; work to begin this summer

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...

Student also runs for Massapequa School Board

In a story outlining the candidates running in the Massapequa School Board race Tues., May 20, the name of candidate Stephen Archipolo was omitted. More...

Amityville resident takes a swing at a unique record

Longtime Amityville resident, Bruce Mellish, stood on the green of the 2nd hole at Apple Mountain Golf Club near Saginaw, Michigan . More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Milk-Bone® celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. That's 700 in dog years. More...

Obituaries

Bobbie Anne Baratta: Woodward Parkway School employee

Longtime South Farmingdale resident and Farmingdale School District employee Bobbie Anne Baratta died April 2, 2008. She was 72 years old. For 34 years before her retirement she was manager of the cafeteria at Woodward Parkway School. More...

Opinion

Candidates earn our respect

Editorial

Every year as we wind up our extensive school board coverage for the 11 school districts we cover, we walk away from the process with a deeper and more profound appreciation for the citizens who choose to give up of their free time and run for thei More...

Perrino calls allegations politically motivated

Public commentary

Dear Editor: This letter is in response to your article "MSD Controversy over Instrument Repair Raises Debate" in which Mr. More...

Slavin calls for solutions to tax burdens in Masspequa

Dear Editor: The real problems of education on Long Island are: Unfunded mandates from Washington and Albany... •Solution, all unfunded mandates are optional and must be voted on, when they elect board members. More...