June 25, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News, Sat., June 28, 2008: Little League ends another season

Massapequa International Little League held an end-of-the-season All-Start weekend celebration and the 5-year-olds tee ball divisions recieved participation trophies and certificates. More...

Lightning strikes , damages BOCES School on Carmans Road; 100 firefighters battle blaze

More than 100 firefighters from Massapequa, Seaford and Amityville rushed to the Nassau County BOCES School on Carmans Road in Mas­sapequa park Sat., June 14 after the building was struck by lightning during a heavy storm. More...

Local folks in the News

Last month The Post received several letters from 6th grade Unqua students who were writing about making a positive change. Some of the kids, from Mrs. Fort's class, wrote about environmental and recycling issues while 11-year old Brianna G. More...

McKenna PTA presents Life-Membership Awards

At its Recognition and Reorganization Meeting, the McKenna PTA awarded Vicky Dumas, Jeff Ludwig and Geri Woll the New York State PTA Honorary Life membership award. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Part 18- "Search for Sensation": Time to fit the mysterious MacLevy into our local Westminster equation.

I'll skip writing the book, and go straight to the movie. I want Robert Downey Jr. cast as Pro­fessor MacLevy. More...

Library

POST LIBRARY

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and spe­cial events for the coming week: THURSDAY, June 26 •Alcoho lics Anonymous Meeting: 8 p.m., Simp­son Methodist Church, 30 Locust Ave., Amityville. Open meeting. More...

The N. Massapequa Fire Dept. Proudly Marches in Loyalty Day Parade

The North Massapequa Fire Department, lead by Chief Sean K. Abrams, center; First Assistant Chief Stephen J. Shirreffs, right, Second Assistant Chief Robert J. Schmidgall, not pictured, and Third Assis More...

Town of Oyster Bay Classic Car Cruise Nights every Friday

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto invites residents to attend the Town's Classic Car Cruise Nights, being held Friday nights this summer at the Massapequa Rail Road Station parking lot, Sunrise Highway in Mas­sapequa from 8 to 10 p.m. More...

Today's news, June 30, 2008

McKenna had its first Field Day Friday June 19... More...

Today's news, June 29, 2008: MPK Merchants present check to Fire Department

The Massapequa Merchants Association recently presented the Massapequa Fire Department with a check ... More...

Today's news, June 26, 2008: Two locals graduate from West Point

Cadets Michael Hanna and Roy Ragusa graduated from the United States Military Academy Sat., May 31. More...

Two soccer players make state team

Matt Malanowski, left, and Brendan Raab, right, players on the the Massapequa Celtics U11 boys A soccer team, were recently named to the New York State team, a wonderful achievement according to their longtime coach, Brian Kilmeade of Massapequa. More...

Village gears up for Summer kickoff

The Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park has planned July 4th and summer activities for the Vil­lage. On Sat., June 28, 8 to 10 p.m. the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 15 will host Irish Night in Brady Park. More...

They continue to serve...

Veterans volunteered to place flags at the headstones of all servicemen and women at National Cemetery at Pinelawn on Memorial Day. In photo by Cliff De Bear, a veteran walks through the decorated lines of headstones in the midday sun. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Thomas Cirocco is Principal for A Day

Thomas Cirocco, a sixth grader at Unqua Elementary School in the Massapequa Public School District, was able to experience what it's like to be principal of an elementary school for a day. More...

Eastplain Elementary shows off its orthography skills

Plainedge's Eastplain Elementary School held an annual Spelling Bee. Sixteen students participated in the event, which lasted 14 rounds. In the end, fourth grader Ryan Russo came out as the champion. More...

East Memorial enjoys pasta night and Noodle Man

Stanley D. Saltzman East Memorial School in the Farmingdale School District is preparing for their annual pasta night. The entire school will be listening to Noodle Man: The Pasta Superhero by April Pully Sayre. More...

Obituaries

Joan Carbone, loving Massapequa mother and grandmother

Longtime Massapequa resident and loving mother Joan Mary Carbone (nee Lang) died May 24, 2008. She would have been 75 years old on June 9. More...

Poll

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