August 20, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

ToBAY working to upgrade facilities in Massapequa with SEAFund $$$

Residents of Massapequa have likely seen some of the improvements already in the works as the Town of Oyster Bay undertakes major projects at local parks and other facilities throughout the area. More...

2007 District 31 Champs roll on with two more championships in '08

On Saturday, August 9, the Long Island Marlins, a 13U baseball team consisting of 9 of the 12 players from last year's Massapequa Coast Little League's District Champions, captured the 13U FABL/Boys of Summer Title at Citibank Park, home of the Lon More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa resident recipient of Excellence and Athletic Achievement in Tennis

Kerri Serkes, a resident of Massapequa and sophomore at SUNY New Paltz was the recipient of the 2008 State University of New York SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence and Athletic Achievement in Tennis. More...

Massapequa Celtics finish '08 season undefeated

Massapequa Celtics went undefeated finishing the season with a record of 7-0- 2. This is the Second Division Championship for the Celtics in two years. More...

News from the Long Island Fury...

The Fury currently leads the Women's Premier Soccer League with a 6-0-0 record and were the 2006 national champions. Their men's team, the Long Island Academy, are doing quite well too with a 5-0-1 record in the National Premier Soccer League. 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

Marie Spitz, worked as advertising rep at Record and Post newspapers

At the age of 75, Marie Spitz decided that she wanted to go back to work. She saw an ad in her local newspaper, interviewed for the position and was hired by the Amityville Record as an advertising representative. More...

Robert Greening, Charter Member of S. F'dale Fire Department

Longtime South Farmingdale resident Robert Greening died July 12, 2008. He was 86 years old and had been a volunteer firefighter for 47 years. Mr. Greening served in the U.S. Navy from 1940 to 1946 and was retired from Con Edison after 38 years. More...

'Pequan Robert Filete, WW II Navy veteran

Retired mechanic and former longtime Massapequa resident, Robert "Bob" E. Filete died on July 15, 2008 in Little River, South Carolina. He was 85. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

3CM PROPERTIES, LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC) filed with the Sec of State of NY on 12-21-07. NY Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. More...

Today's news, Aug. 28: MPK Sideskapes winners

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Today's news: Aug. 26: SFWD appoints new Commissioner

The South Farmingdale Water District (SFWD), has announced that Gary Brosnan has been named to the position of Water Commissioner. More...

Car hits brick wall on Clark Boulevard

Massapequa Fire and Rescue volunteers and Nassau County Police rushed to the scene of a motor vehicle accident, at approximately 11 a.m., Aug. 14 on Clark Boulevard, west of Park Boulevard and behind the strip of stores there on the south side. More...

 

People/Social

Former Massapequa High student graduates at Recruit Training Command

Navy Seaman Apprentice Michael A. Perez, a 2006 graduate of Massapequa High School, Massapequa, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

First grader at Maria Regina school wins annual recycling poster contest

Connor Wahlers, a first grade student at Maria Regina School in Seaford, was one of the winners of the Covanta Hempstead Company's eighteenth annual recycling poster contest. Shown with Connor is his teacher, Mrs. More...

Former Plainedge Senior graduates basic combat training at Fort Sill

Army Pvt. Matthew S. Rackett has graduated from Basic Combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma. The private is a 2003 graduate of Plainedge Senior High School, North Massapequa. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Riddle: Where do you have a party for a Chihuahua? Answer: At a Mexican restaurant, of course. "Pesos for Paco" is a benefit dinner at Don Ricardo's in Babylon Village on Thursday Sept. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Malibu, left and Scooter above More...

Events & Calendar

Post CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, August 21 •Scrabble: 12:15 to 3:15 p.m., Plainedge Public Library, 1060 Hicksville Rd., Massapequa. For further info., call 827-9506. More...

Temple Sinai invites first-timers to join congregation

Temple Sinai of Massapequa and Amityville announced that it is inviting all first-timers - area residents who have never attended Temple Sinai - to join its congregation without charge during the full year 2008-2009. More...

Stop World Hunger Tennis Tournament

Registration is underway for the 28th Annual Stop World Hunger Tennis Tournament. The tournament is open to tennis players who have not qualified to participate in this year's U.S. Open Tennis Tournament. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Let's not tap into phony studies and lower the drinking age

A group of college administrators have pressed for lowering the drinking age from 21 to 18. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Public Commentary

Taxpayers ask public to support cap on school tax increases

Dear Editor: On June 18, I went to to meet with Gov. David Paterson and civic leaders from across New York State. We were there to show support for the Governor's proposed four percent cap on property taxes. More...

Poll

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