March 18, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

MPK Village to hold budget hearing Monday

Massapequa Park Village is holding its annual budget hearing, Mon., March 23. More...

Julia Komorowski's art honored

First-grade Albany Avenue students in the Farmingdale School District drew pictures demonstrating their thoughts on the election in November. Julia Komorowski, a first grader in Mrs. More...

Massapequa Kiwanian Bill Moseley honored by Salvation Army

Massapequa Kiwanian William J. "Bill" Moseley recently received a Special Recognition Award from the Nassau County Chapter of the Salvation Army for his donation of time and talents to raise funds over 15 years. More...

Oyster Bay Councilman attends ribbon cutting ceremony at Associated Therapy Inc.

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella, shown right, standing, and Councilwoman Rose Marie Walker, center, standing, attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of Associated Therapy Inc. in North Massapequa. More...

Grand Opening of the NY Islanders Team Store at the Westfield Mall, Massapequa

Shown, left to right, Robert Barrett, president of Massapequa Chamber of Commerce; Joseph S. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Search for Sensation Continues: Babylon's canine claim to fame centers around Westminster's clubhouse and flagpole- both gone over 90 years. More...

Library

Post LIBRARY

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •Free income tax preparation will be available at the Massapequa Public Library courtesy of AARP Tax-Aide. 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, March 19 •Town of Oyster Bay Planning Advisory Board Meeting: 7 p.m. More...

Temple B'Nai Torah Sisterhood women's seder to be held March 31

The Sisterhood of Temple B'nai Torah of Wantagh will be holding a Women's Seder on Tues., March 31. Evelyn Maltman, director of the Open Door Institute for Reform Jewish Outreach, will lead this special Women's Seder. More...

Rebuilding Together meets April 1

The next meeting of Rebuilding Together, LI will be held Wed., April 1, 7:30 p.m. at Maria Regina Church, Jerusalem Avenue, west of Hicksville Road, Massapequa. More...

Commissioner of Education upholds MSD Trustee elections of 2008

Mills says Bennett's charges unfounded; Bennett vows appeal

The New York State Commissioner of Education, Richard P.Mills, has dismissed the challenge filed by Gary Bennett against the annual Massapequa school election for trustees in May 2008, saying that Bennett failed to prove his case. More...

Sweet music to their ears as Massapequa students are honored for achievement

TheMassapequa Board of Education recognized the fine accomplishments of some of its student musicians at a recent meeting. More...

Local Folks in the News

For the past 31 years, the American Cancer Society's Great American Smoke Out, has given tobacco users a day to reflect on their use of nicotine in hopes that they will begin a life as tobacco-free, healthy adults. More...

Reminder:

Reminder: Village elections in Massapequa Park today. Thepolls are open until 9 p.m. TheMayor and two trustees are seeking reelection unopposed. More...

MPK Village looks to curb tobacco ads

Massapequa Park Village is becoming part of operation butt out. More...

POLICE BLOTTER

The following incidents have been reported by the Nassau County police departments Seventh and Eighth precincts, and other local police and fire agencies: Burglary E. More...

Grand opening of Massapequa Perk

Members of the The Massapequa Chamber of Commerce and local dignitaries were on hand for the recent grand opening of Massapequa Perk, 117 Front St., Massapequa Park. More...

No doom and gloom for RAC Real Estate companies:

Local real estate group is growing and Long Islanders are benefiting

At a time when the real estate industry is facing a record number of foreclosures, falling home values, and the devastating effects of a global crisis in the mortgage industry, one local group of real estate companies is thriving thanks to a record More...

 

People/Social

Greater Long Island Dental Health Associates of Massapequa announces its new tool for patients

The Greater Long Island Dental Health Associates of Massapequa announced recently the addition to its practice of a revolutionary new tool the Cadent iTero™. More...

Local Insurance agent recognized

Robert Zabbia, President and owner of The Zabbia Insurance Agency, Inc. More...

McKenna Elementary fourth graders met author Robert Lommel Smith

Massapequa School District's McKenna Elementary fourth graders of Mrs Fusco's class met author Robert Kimmel Smith. He is a children's author and some of his books include Jelly Belly, Chocolate Fever, The War with Grandpa and Bobby Baseball. More...

Obituaries

Ed Wetzel, veteran, firefighter and St. Martin of Tours' Deacon

As a youngster growing up, Kathleen Wetzel Otranto and her siblings would often come home for dinner and find someone who had just gotten out of jail; someone released from rehab or someone out of a psychiatric hospital joining the family's dinner More...

Opinion

A week to celebrate open government

Editorial

John Stuart Mill, an English philosopher believed that freedom and democracy were ensured only by allowing for the open expression and ideas of everyone. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

A Reporters' Shield Law: The public's right to know hangs in the balance

Thomas Jefferson once said that "our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and it cannot be limited without being lost." Freedom of the press is a cornerstone of our democracy, and our Founding Fathers understood that an informed citizenry i More...

Poll

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