December 31, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Man charged with sex offense with minor in Massapequa

A 74-year-old registered sex offender, whose wife owns a local delicatessen in Massapequa Park, was arrested Dec. More...

Two men found dead in Massapequa; cases under investigation

Nassau County Police are investigating the death of two men whose bodies were found in Massapequa Dec. 11 and Dec. 14. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"More powerful than a locomotive. Able to eat tall couches in a single bound-"No, not Superman, but Marley, the demolitions expert disguised as a rambunctious yellow Lab, has stepped out of John Grogan's popular novel, Marley & Me, More...

Library

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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

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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 Homemakers Council making a difference

Thanks to the generosity of the Homemakers Council of Nassau County, Massapequa Evening Chapter local families were able to receive Thanksgiving dinners on their tables. More...

Amityville Women's Club held their monthly meeting at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club

The monthly meeting of The Amityville Woman's Club was held Nov. 11 at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club. President Mary Ann Cost welcomed everyone noting that it was Veteran's Day and that the group was having its Thanksgiving meal. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices Your right to know

Notice of Formation of 747 NO. BROADWAY LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York ("SSNY") on 05/30/2001. NY location: Nassau County. More...

No changes in Water and Fire District races; budgets status quo

Residents of local fire and water districts voted for the status quo Dec. 9, returning incumbent commissioners to their seats. In the Massapequa Fire District, incumbent Commissioner Thomas McCarthy is keeping his seat for five more years. More...

Village's annual holiday open house brings joy to local children

Mayor James Altadonna and the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park again hosted the Village's Annual Holiday Open House for several hundred children. There were cartoon characters, clowns and balloons for all. More...

Temple B'nai Torah Square Dance

On March 7, 2009, there will be a square dance at Temple B'nai Torah, 2900 Jerusalem Ave., Wantagh. It is jointly sponsored by the Sisterhood, Brotherhood, Chai Club and Couple's Club. The dance starts at 7:15 p.m. with a chuck wagon dinner. More...

 

People/Social

McKenna elementary in Massapequa celebrates its 50th birthday

Students, staff, parents and the community at large took time out to "shake, rattle and roll" at a 50th Anniversary Sock Hop specially planned to celebrate the half-century birthday of McKenna Elementary School in the Massapequa Public School Distric More...

Plainedge School District Board of Education honored

At the second Plainedge School District Board of Education meeting in October, members of the administration, staff, and community applauded the seven-member Board for their dedication and commitment to the students and Plainedge community. More...

Raymond J. Lockhart students are World Record Readers

Raymond J. Lockhart Elementary students in the Massapequa Public School District set a reading goal and joined with students from schools across the United States to break a record for the most readings of the classic children's book More...

Obituaries

North Massapequa resident Joan Beck

North Massapequa resident Joan M. Beck died Nov. 14, 2008. She was 86 and was a three-time cancer survivor. Mrs. More...

Opinion

A few thoughts for the New Year.

Editorial

First, if you will be out celebrating the New Year, please don't drink and drive. Ensure that you have a reliable designated driver, call a cab or stay put until your alcohol levels are within the legal limits. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Veto of park fee increases holds the line for taxpayers, says lawmaker

Dear Editor: As costs and expenses continue to escalate, local governments must do all they can to avoid onerous tax and fee increases. With this in mind, I was pleased that several of my legislative colleagues joined me in sustaining S.C. Exec. More...

Poll

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