July 2, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Churches say Town's preschool program competes unfairly

Some report drop in enrollment for program that funds their charitable and religious efforts

Local church leaders were a bit concerned when the glossy signs went up in the Massapequa area announcing a new Town of Oyster Bay preschool. More...

Berner Gymnastic Team completes undefeated season

The Massapequa Berner Middle School gymnastics team went undefeated this season, their first. Shown in an end-of-the season photo are, top row, Jessica Romano, Kayla Regan, Tina Di Tom­maso, Lauren Quinn, Stefanie Mirabella, and Katie Cooke. More...

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Schools/Sports

May Crowning held at St. William the Abbot

The May Crowning was held at St. William the Abbot school. Second graders who have just made their communion are invited to wear their commu­nion outfits. More...

St. Rose of Lima holds Parade-Walk fundraiser

Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steve Labriola, sec­ond from right, back row, attended the St. Rose of Lima Parade-Walk to John J. Burns Park for their "Going Green" annual fundraiser. More...

Jaclyn Stiklickas and Elena Leone are LIPA poster contest winners

Jaclyn Stiklickas, right, and Elena Leone, left, are each shown with LIPA president & CEO Kevin Law. They are some of LIPA's annual Safety Poster Contest winners. Jaclyn and Elena are in Mrs. More...

Library

POST LIBRARY

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •Senior Connections Information and Referral Ser­vice will be at the Central Avenue Library, Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Stephen F. Siemsen , Massapequa resident

Stephen F. Siemsen, a resident of Massapequa for 12 years, died on June 2, 2008 at the age of 55. He was the beloved husband of Jane Siemsen, father of Christopher, son of Herman and Theresa Siemsen and brother of Hilary. More...

Robert W. Stuart, longtime member of Simpson Church

Longtime Massapequa Park resident and loving family man Robert Wal­ter Stuart died on June 13, 2008. The 86-year old had adopted many rescued dogs over the years, which he loved to walk in the Massapequa Preserve. More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF NASSAU - NEW CENTURY MORT­GAGE CORP. C/O EMC MORTGAGE CORPORA­TION, Plaintiff, AGAINST RONALD K. DAVIS, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...

Today's news, July 8, 2008: Six friends enjoy the Fourth

Niahm McCarthy, Ava McCarthy, Sarah Spinelli, Bridget Rosenfeld, Jacqueline Spinelli and Kelly Rosenfeld,... More...

Today's news, July 5, 2008: Jack Hipp recignized for service

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto and Councilwoman Rose Marie Walker... More...

Local folks in the News

Two locals graduate from West Point

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

Massapequa Hall of Fame announces its M.H.S. 2008 Scholarship Winners

Mike Hanna, president of the Massapequa Hall of Fame, announced that the organization will award 12 Scholarships to members of the MHS Graduating Class of 2008. More...

 

People/Social

He's Wild about the Fourth of July

Here's Connor Patrick Wild, son of Lisa and Vincent Christie Wild and grandson of Joan and Vincent Wild of Amity Harbor and Joanne and David Christie of Farm­ingdale, showing his patriotism this Fourth of July. More...

New board for the Plainedge Auxiliary of United Cerebral Palsy

On June 2, a new board was sworn in for the Plainedge Auxiliary of United Cerebral Palsy, Nassau. More...

MHS students hold Moot CourtThe

On Tues, June 10, a Moot Court Trial was performed by members of Daniel Bachman's Massapequa High School's introduction to law class. Presiding at the trial was Village Justice Gerard E. Giannattasio. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"Broadway Barks" is a brilliant rescue idea now in its tenth year. To paraphrase George M. Cohan: "Give my regards to Broadway; remember placing scores of pets... More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meet More...

Women's 5K Run to be held July 19

Applications are available and online registration is now open for the 2008 Ar­row Exterminating Company Long Island Women's 5 Kilometer Run. More...

St. David's offers Sign Language classesCelebrateWishing

St. David's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 20 Clark Blvd., Massapequa Park, will be offering American Sign Language (ASL) classes for Beginner and Beginner 2 levels. Classes will be held in the church's Fellowship Hall. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Celebrate responsibly

The Fourth of July is about patriotism, pride and love of country. Celebrate it with friends and family in a responsible way. More...

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Public commentary

Bennett says MSD is facing hard times because of excessive spending Dear Editor: I see that Massapequa School District Business Adminis More...

Poll

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