January 14, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Two views of MSD's financial picture

A petition signed by 250 residents calling on the Massapequa School Board to negotiate a two-year freeze on the salaries of teachers and administrators in an effort to rein in escalating school taxes, was presented to the board last week. More...

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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

Robert Schebe, WWII naval veteran

Robert E. Schebe, who ran a metal production business, died Nov. 30, 2008. He would have celebrated his 83rd birthday on Dec. 10. More...

Steven Vid, printer and former Massapequa resident

Treating people fairly and providing them with a service was the way Steven B. Vid ran his business, Merlin Printing, since 1963. More...

Former Massapequan Matteo Dorangricchia

Former Massapequa resident Matteo Carlo Dorangricchia, died Dec. 27, 2008 in Pensacola, Florida. He was 86 and had lived on Burns Lane in Massapequa for more than 40 years before retiring to Florida. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT : COUNTY OF NASSAU - COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP FOR THE BENEFIT OF HSBC BANK USA, NA , Plaintiff, AGAINST KEVIN KIRNON, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...

Sexual predators not welcome in MPK; Village considering stricter residency law

After a registered sex offender allegedly abused a 16-year-old boy at a business in Massapequa Park on Dec. 5, the Village Board has responded with plans to refuse residency for convicted child abusers in the future. More...

Folks In the news

Learning about the democratic process starts early at St. David's Christian Preschool. Mrs. Woll's kindergarten enrichment class began by reading Duck for President in which Duck decides that working on a farm is too hard. More...

Massapequa Park honors Massapequa resident

Mayor James Altadonna along with Deputy Mayor Joseph Pinto congratulates Gregory Gerner on his winning the Massapequa Coast Little League Sportsmanship Award. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"A Meow Mystery" Can we conjure the spirit of Robert Stack for an unsolved meow mystery? Marci, a 14 ½ year old indoor cat missing from her Deer Park home since last January waltzed up her own driveway almost a year to the day 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. THURSDAY, February 15 •Plainedge Bd. More...

MPK Garden Club meets January 21

Speaker Jonathan M. Lehrer Ph.D., assistant professor of ornamental horticulture at Farmingdale State College will conduct a presentation on new ornamentals for the coming season. The meeting will be held Wed., Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m. More...

TOBAY holds holiday lighting ceremony

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, shown fifth from right, Councilwoman Rose Marie Walker, eighth from left, standing, and Town Clerk Steve Labriola, fourth from right, attended the Massapequa Chamber of Commerce Annual Christmas Tree and Meno More...

Opinion

Locals limited in protecting public from convicted sex offenders

Editorial

A discussion underway in Massapequa Park Village concerning just how restrictive local municipalities can be in setting prohibitions on where convicted sexual predators can live within those local confines is a clear example of the frustration of p More...

Reader agrees that voters, not political parties, should fill vacancies

Public Commentary

To the Editor, I agree with your editorial regarding the need to have a special election to fill a vacant elected position rather than an appointment. More...

Shoppers need to step up and be held accountable

Dear Editor: Recently, one of the hot topics in the news has been: who if anyone was responsible for the death of the Wal-Mart employee who was trampled to death on Black Friday. The answer is and has been obvious. More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?