January 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Folks In the NEWS

91st birthday celebration for Dora Aloi

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella, shown right, attended a birthday celebration at the Huntington Hills Rehab and Nursing Center in Melville, for Dora Aloi, seated left, who recently celebrated her 91st birthday and 70th wedding anniversary More...

Pequan named to All-Region team at SUNY New Paltz

James Altadonna, a Massapequa Park resident and student at SUNY New Paltz, has been named to the Northeast All-Region Third-Team. Altadonna is one of 12 players in the SUNYAC to be named to the All-Region Team and one of three freshman honored. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"When shall we three meet again?" Macbeth (Act 1, Scene 1) … also a quote from the "Case of the Curious Collie." My search for the Babylon grave of Westminster Kennel Club's emblematic Pointer, Sensation, goes off on another tangent. 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

Bellmore K of C Night At The Races Jan. 30

The Bellmore Knights of Columbus, 2333 Bellmore Ave., will present a Night at the Races, Fri., Jan 30. Post time is 7:30 p.m. Admission of $20 per person includes a roast beef dinner and unlimited wine, beer and soda. More...

Pequa posts 2009 - 2010 Calendar on Web

The Massapequa Public School District has posted next year's school calendar to the district website (www.msd.k12.ny.us). More...

Sen. Fuschillo reminds residents deadline to file a grievance is March 2

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) is reminding Nassau County residents that they have the right to file a grievance if they believe their property has been over-assessed by the Nassau County Department of Assessment. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT. NASSAU COUNTY. MOREQUITY, INC., Pltf. vs. MIKHAEL ABDUL, et al, Defts. Index #3037/08. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Oct. More...

MPK Village Mayor Jim Altadonna announces his bid for reelection

Incumbents Trustee Harry Jacobson and Judge Gerard Giannattasio also seek reelection; Trustee Joe Pinto not running as Oyster Bay Town post calls

Mayor James Altadonna Jr., announced this week that he is seeking reelection to another 2-year term. More...

Schumer comes to aid of SFWD and presses U.S. Navy and DOJ for promised funding

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer stood shoulder to shoulder with officials from the South Farmingdale Water District demanding that the U.S. More...

A Hoppin' Good Time held at McKenna Elementary school

Massapequa's McKenna Elementary School celebrated their 50th anniversary on October 3, 2008 by holding an old fashioned sock hop. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa High School junior plays the Snow Queen in Nutcracker

Massapequa High School junior, Shana Goldberger, was again featured as the Snow Queen in Seiskaya Ballet's production of the Nutcracker at Stony Brook University's Staller Center for the Arts Dec. 13 to 21. More...

Legislator Mejias and annual Marine Corps Toys for Tots

Legislator Dave Mejias (D-Farmingdale) is pictured with US Marine Corps Reserve Gunnery Sgt. Alexander Mesa in the lobby of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, Mineola during the annual Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign. More...

Fairfield Elementary students enjoy a magical musical morning

Massapequa's Fairfield Elementary School students enjoyed an early Halloween treat while listening to a quintet from the Long Island Philharmonic perform their Witches and Wizards: A Magical Musical Morning program. More...

Obituaries

Alexander Giordano, longtime Massapequan and '74 Berner graduate

Amityville resident Alexander S. Giordano died suddenly Dec. 14, 2008 at New Island Hospital in Bethpage. He was 52. He was born Sept. 7, 1956 in Bethpage to Alexander S. and Diana (Tranquilli) Giordano. He lived on Franklin Ave. More...

Opinion

A case of kindness

Editorial

Thank you to the many readers who responded to the ad in our newspapers for their used suitcases. More than 100 carrying bags and suitcases arrived at our offices and have been delivered to the Department of Social Services. More...

Historic inauguration adds to the amazing American process of transference of power

There is something magical about the way in which power is transferred at the highest levels in this country. Whether Barack Obama is the candidate you voted for or not, there is reason to rejoice this week. More...

Funding needed now to fight drug abuse

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: For the past several months, the papers have published numerous articles related to the heroin problem that has affected our community. More...

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