December 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

American Legion Post 1066 holds Veteran's Day services

The American Legion Post 1066 held a Veteran's Day Service at Klestinic Park Nov. 11. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Rachel's Challenge comes to Seaford school

On Fri., Nov. More...

St. David's kindergarten program is 14

St. David's Evangelical Church's preschool for three- and four-year-old children opened for its 14th year on Sept. 8. Beginning this school year, St. David's has included a kindergarten enrichment class for five-year-old children. More...

Massapequa students make the grade in math

As New York State Assessment scores are reported from Albany, a recent Newsday study of 194 schools found that the Massapequa Public School District had five elementary schools that ranked in the top 21 schools out of 194 across Long Island for 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

William Peirce Thorn, 88, descendent of founding family of Massapequa

Longtime Amityville resident William Peirce Thorn died Nov. 23, 2008 at the age of 88. A memorial will be held Dec. 22, 2008 at Powell Funeral Home. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on Nov. More...

Amityville resident and nurse, Mary Gnecco

Longtime Amityville resident and dedicated registered nurse Mary C. Gnecco died Nov. 5, 2008. She was 102. "My mother was extremely healthy and always happy," said her daughter, Lorraine Legomsky when asked about her mom's long life. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices Your right to know

Notice of formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC): Name: CRK Carpentry LLC, Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 9/25/2008. Office Location: Nassau County. More...

Oyster Bay Town approves new 2009 budget; spending up 2.8 percent; tax rate up by 11 percent

The Oyster Bay Town Board recently approved its 2009 budget, which calls for a 2.8 percent increase in spending at a recent meeting and the resolution went through without a single question or comment from the public. More...

MPK Village exemption deadlines coming up

Village residents are reminded that December 31, 2008 (at noon) is the deadline to file an application for available tax exemptions for the 2009/2010 tax year. More...

 

People/Social

Kunda-Guzzo engagement

Andrea Kunda of Amityville and Nicholas Kunda of Massapequa and Una and John Guzzo of Massapequa announce the engagement of their children Lindsay Nicole and Peter Joseph. Lindsay graduated from Massapequa High School in 2000. More...

Police officers give blood, save lives

The Nassau County Police Academy and Long Island Blood Services held a blood drive on Fri, Oct. 10 in Massapequa Park. A total of 109 pints of blood were collected - an amount capable of saving well over 300 lives. More...

St. David's men's club holds luncheon meeting

The Men's Club of St. David's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Massapequa Park held its first meeting after the summer recess, Tues., Sept. 9. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The holidays accentuate the extremes of emotion. Happy events seem more joyous while sad news is even more depressing. 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...

Holiday drive for our troops

The Knights of Columbus #6911 Adopt- A-Battalion Committee in Massapequa Park is presently conducting a holiday drive to collect items which will be shipped to our troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. More...

Park Eye Center celebrates 50 years

The Park Eye Center, 1018 Park Blvd., is holding a ribbon cutting ceremony Sat., Dec. 13, to celebrate the center's 50th anniversary. The event is at 2:30 p.m. and the public is invited. More...

Opinion

An unusual tradition that brings new meaning to the holidays

Editorial

We have become known as the "keepers of the graves" in our family, a title we earned as a result of geography, and a willingness to spend a few hours, two or three times a year, caring for the sites where many of our relatives are buried. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Let's review Bush's record with objectivity

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: The media has made a big story out of President Bush's low approval rating. For the record, I would like your readers to know that many Presidents have had lower approval ratings when they are about to leave office. More...

Poll

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