November 12, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

SFWD offering free water bottles

The South Farmingdale Water District (SFWD) is stepping up promotion of their public service program of providing its residents with free water bottles to fill up with tap water. More...

FBHS hosting Historical Society exhibit

The Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society's newest exhibit at the Farmingdale Public Library, 116 Merritts Rd. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

'Pequa Schools to receive grant for energy and solar powered initiatives

Massapequa Public Schools announced that it has been approved by the NYS Senate Finance Committee to receive a grant from NYS Senator Charles Fuschillo for the installation of Environmentally-Friendly Solar Technology. The Oct. More...

Students at Maria Regina in Seaford collect fruit for Island Harvest

The students from Maria Regina School, in Seaford, recently collected fruit for Island Harvest. Island Harvest is Long Island's largest food rescue organization. More...

Plainedge Bobcats football league presented with a grant

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino and Sen. Kemp Hannon present a $2,000 New York State grant that Assemblyman Saladino secured for the Plainedge Bobcats Football League. 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...

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...

Bird Walks at Jones Beach Nov. 16 and 23

The South Shore Audubon Society will conduct bird walks at the West End of Jones Beach on Sundays, Nov. 16 and 23. No two bird walks are the same You can join in for one or both of the walks which will begin at 9:30 a.m. More...

Kiwanis Club holds 60th Annual Installation

The Kiwanis Club of Massapequa recently held its 60th Annual Installation of Officers and Directors at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club. Each Oct. More...

Opinion

Editorial

American Dream becomes a reality with Obama win

The historic election of President-elect Barack Obama has moved this country into a new era­­- a time in which the forces of racism, hatred and a divided America have little or no support from the general will of its citizens. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Government bailouts weaken capitalism and economy

Everywhere today politicians are blaring that they must save America's financial institutions, alleging catastrophic risk to the economy were any to fail. More...

Long Islanders help elect Barack Obama

On Long Island, voters helped elect Barack Obama on Election day, Nov. 4. Unofficial tallies showed that in Suffolk County, 318,920 voters voted for Obama to McCain's 289,236. In Nassau, the vote was 316,523 for Obama and 272,756 for McCain. More...

Lady Chiefs get come-from-behind win

Massapequa girls soccer team rallied from a 1-0 near defeat to a 2-1 win on Sat., Nov. 1. More...

Tradition continues at Old Grace Church

The Old Grace Church, built in 1844, has been the scene of town meetings, celebrations, festivals, worship and burials. More...

 

People/Social

Susan Piccolo honored

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone, shown right, attended the Massapequa Elks Testimonial Dinner honoring past Exalted Ruler Susan Piccolo, center. More...

Unqua holds back-toschool BBQ

Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steve Labriola, second from left, attended the Unqua Elementary School Back to School Barbecue in Massapequa. More...

Pullan and Zagorsky families announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey K. Pullan, of Massapequa Park, and Mr. And Mrs. Edward John Zagorsky Jr., of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, announce the engagement of their children Lauryn Ashley Pullan and Edward John Zagorsky III. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

It's a "Battle of the Beasts" this coming weekend with several simultaneous pet events including two Adoptathons, a special needs animal fundraiser auction; a bowling benefit for the disaster planning animal response teams; and pet photos with Sant More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Lady, Cocker Spaniel More...

Obituaries

Loving Massapequa Homemaker Dorothy Sessa

Longtime Massapequa resident Dorothy R. Sessa died Oct. 13, 2008. She was 80 years old and was described by her family as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. More...

Theo Hesse: World War II Veteran & Loving Patriarch

Theodore A. Hesse, who spent many years living in both Massapequa Park and West Babylon, died Oct. 15, 2008. He was 88. Born in Brooklyn, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Mr. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of CCF Partners, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on June 27th, 2007. Office located in Nassau County. SSNY has been designated for service of process. More...

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Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?