October 22, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

New York spending is among highest in nation

This month the Business Council issued a release saying that the state's business tax climate is the second worst in the nation. New York ranked near the bottom in four of the five tax categories studied by the Tax Foundation. More...

America Votes 2008

Putting It All Together A Voter's Guide To The Candidates

State Candidates State 6th District Senate Senator Hannon has been representing the 6th district for 19 years and is the chair of its health and health budget committees. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Farmingdale's Albany Avenue Elementary school begins year with a smooth start

On Wed., Sept. 3, students began their first day of school. Kindergarteners at the Albany Avenue Elementary School, in the Farmingdale School District, received some help from the Albany Avenue PTA Smooth Start Committee. More...

Massapequa Schools host family math nights

Around the Massapequa Public School District, strong communication between school and home, in addition to parent involvement are big parts of the success experienced on many levels by district students. More...

Massapequa's Dioguardi scores big in Linguistics Olympiad

The Massapequa Public School District announced that senior Frankie Dioguardi is one of 120 students out of 740 nationwide to receive a top score in the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad (NACLO) held at Columbia University. 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

Jack LaPorte: resident of Massapequa

and Amityville resident Jack J. LaPorte died Sept. 26, 2008 at his Powell Court home in Amityville. He was 78. Born in Paris, France to Joseph A. and Suzanne (Ply), he was raised in New York City. More...

Howard Harnne: 'Pequan author & printer

Longtime Massapequa resident and professional printer Howard Harnne died Sept. 21, 2008. The well-known printer and author was 81 and had lived on Burton Lane for many years. More...

Opinion

Our endorsements, New York State

At the center of this year's elections in the New York State Legislature is the single-vote majority that the Republicans currently hold in the Senate. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Fiscal caution needed more than ever before

Dear Editor I read with interest Ms. Brown's letter on teacher salaries. I would like Ms. More...

Today's news, Oct. 28: Local runners win in Oyster Bay race

With 763 entrants and 678 runners and walkers crossing the finish line, the 2008 edition of the Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor More...

New York State candidates talk finances: Tough decisions in tough times

The economy's flagging, consumer credit is tight, investments are in the basement, and the cost of gasoline and almost everything else is out of sight. What's a state to do? More...

Former 'Pequan challenges Israel in 2nd CD

Incumbent Congressman Steve Israel—a four term Democrat in the House of Representatives, 2nd Congressional District—and businessman Frank Stalzer will duke it out on Election Day, November 4. More...

 

People/Social

Community United Methodist holds workshop in the park

Community United Methodist Church of Massapequa held its annual Worship in the Park on Sun., Sept. 14. Shown in the photo are Pastor Jeffrey Wells and the children who gathered to hear the sermon. More...

Pfc. Cody R. Amburgey deploys to Iraq

Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Cody R. More...

John Munroe is finalist in Astoria Federal's Education First essay contest

Astoria Federal Savings held its third annual essay contest for children, ages five to12, asking the students to complete the statement: "If I save a lot today, in the future I could... More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Cyrus: An Alternative Black Cat Tale for Halloween

There's power a-plenty in a purr. As little "Cyrus", a dime-a-dozen black kitten, lay in the road with two broken legs, he purred loudly, despite his pain. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Polydactyl tabby, 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...

Massapequa Philharmonic starts 26th season with violinist Rachel Lee

The Massapequa Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of its Principal Conductor, David Leibowitz, opens its 26th season of free CONCERTS with violinist, Rachel Lee, performing the Glazunov Violin Concerto in A-Minor on Sat., Oct. More...

Great Sounds of Jazz free concert offered Oct. 26

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Rose Marie Walker announced that the Town's Great Sounds of Jazz concert series, free to Town residents, will present the Bob Cantwell Jazz Quintet on Sun., Oct. 26. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF NASSAU - NEW CENTURY MORTGAGE CORPORATION , Plaintiff, AGAINST JEANNE M. BUCKING, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...

Poll

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?