May 28, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Patriotism in the Park

Massapequans were out in force to support marchers in the annual Memorial Day Parade. Go online for more photos or watch next week's edition. More...

Massapequan Brian Kilmeade to speak at Briarcliffe Commencement

Brian Kilmeade, co-host of the Fox News Channel (FNC) top-rated weekday morning show, Fox & Friends, and host of Brian and the Judge on Fox News Radio, More...

Special Sections

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, May 29, 2008 •Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting: 8 p.m., Simpson Methodist Church, 30 Locust Ave., Amityville. Open meeting. More...

Amity schools announce Summer Food Service Program

The Amityville School District announces its participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Meals will be provided to all children 18 years and under without charge. More...

N.C. Police Academy to host much needed blood drive

Nassau County Police Commissioner Lawrence W. Mulvey is once again asking residents to donate blood on Monday, June 2, at the Nassau County Police Academy Blood Drive. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES- Your Right To Know

IDS PATENT HOLDING, LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC) filed with the Sec of State of NY on 3-6-08. NY Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. More...

Today's news, June 5, 2008: Amityville Schools to see major changes in Central Office

Amityville Schools to see major changes in Central Office By Carolyn James Over the next several weeks, the Amityville School District will be interviewing candidates for several positions in central office, as many of the top administ More...

Massapequa school budget passes; Perrino and Ryan elected to board

Massapequa School Board incumbent Christine Perrino won reelection handily with 1,765 votes Tuesday 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...

Merchants award scholarships to local students

Nine local high school students received $100 scholarship awards from the Massapequa Merchants Association. More...

Scouts visit Massapequa Water District

The Wolfs from cub scout pack 590 in Massapequa visited the new learning center at the Massapequa Water District last month. The boys were thrilled to see wells in action, taste the "raw" water and learn about water conservation. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

To animal lovers, pets are pure poetry in motion. Walt Whitman's work didn't glorify dogs or cats; however, in Stanza 32 of "Song of Myself" (published in 1855) Long Island's most celebrated poet does praise the simplicity of all animals: More...

Obituaries

Pequan Patricia Nelson, at 77

Longtime loving Massapequa wife, mother and grandmother Patricia A. Nelson died at home May 7, 2008 of Lou Gehrig's disease. The 77-year old matriarch spent her life caring for others, according to her family. More...

Opinion

One-vote margin is questionable

Editorial

A margin of victory of one-vote in an election that had thousands headed to the polls is simply not the kind of plurality that generates confidence in the electorate. More...

Superintendent Flaherty outlines more charges, and defends her position

Public commentary

Dear Editor: It is appropriate to follow-up on the release of charges and accompanying specifications used to break my employment contract so community members can form an educated opinion and engage in informed decision-making in the upcoming el More...

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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?