October 8, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Grace Day school comes back strong after rebuilding

Local dignitaries, faculty and students gathered recently for the official ribbon cutting and blessing of the new Grace Day School playground. The event was attended by such notables as The Right Reverend Johncy Itty, Former Bishop of Oregon, N. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

by Joanne Anderson "Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Because animals don't vote." Paul Harvey But you do. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Dewars left, and Cocker Spaniel, right More...

Events & Calendar

Post CALENDAR

The following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. Readers should know that meetings are subject to change without notice. More...

Blood Drive

Long Island Blood Services will be offering a blood drive at East Lake Elementary School., 154 East Lake Ave., Massapequa Park, Thurs., Nov. 6, 3 to 8 p.m. The drive will be held in the school's cafeteria. More...

Fort Neck Garden Club hosts event at Massapequa Library

The Fort Neck Garden Club of Massapequa extends an invitation to all for an afternoon of refreshments and desserts, Wed., Nov. 5, 1 p.m. at the Massapequa Public Library, 40 Harbor Ln., Massapequa Park. More...

Peter King faces 25-year-old challenger, Graham Long

Rep. Peter King, Long Island's only Republican congressman, is seeking his eighth term in the House of Representatives and the political pundits think the outcome of this election should be no different than the other seven. More...

Folks In the NEWS

Looking forward to a brand-new school year, Monsignor James Lisante welcomed back teachers at Our Lady of Lourdes School. Monsignor Lisante is the new pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church in Massapequa Park,. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Massapequa Mets make their mark at Cooperstown

The Massapequa Mets left their mark in the celebrated Cooperstown Dreams Park Baseball Tournament during the week of August 16th. More...

Plainedge Devils beat Wantagh on homecoming weekend

Plainedge High School students and faculty, led by the high school marching band, kickline, colorguard and cheerleaders, celebrated their homecoming weekend as they marched from Schwarting Elementary School to the high school football field during More...

Library

Post LIBRARY

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •The Harbor Lane Library offers programs on an ongoing basis including aerobics and toning classes, Mondays, 7:30 p.m.; Tournament Scrabble, Mondays, 1 More...

Obituaries

'Pequan James Chadwick, 74

Loving Massapequa family man James J. Chadwick Sr. died Sept. 17, 2008 after an illness. He was 74 years old. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Bring fire safety to your home and family

Although the number of deaths and injuries caused by fires in the home has declined gradually over the past decades, many residential firerelated deaths could have been prevented and continue to pose a significant public health problem. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Our teachers in Massapequa should not bear brunt of the economic fallout

Dear Editor: The tough economic times can create a lot of fearful and anxious citizens. I know, I am also worried. But I believe we, as a community, are smarter than to simply "react" and start the blame game or attack each other. More...

Poll

Do you approve of the way the Obama administration is handling the Ebola crisis?