April 1, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

MPK Village and Fire Department in discussions to replace fuel tanks

Current site behind Village Hall a tight squeeze for some fire department equipment

The large, underground gasoline tanks behind Massapequa Park Village Hall are due for a state inspection early next year, and already the Village is preparing to replace them. More...

Amityville Library joins forces with Literacy Suffolk; budget hearing set for April 7th

Literacy Suffolk, Inc. and the Amityville Public Library congratulate western regional staff member, Elizabeth Kijek, on becoming a United States citizen. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

McKenna students win at Science Discovery Fair

McKenna Elementary School took home five awards from the Massapequa School District's Science Discovery Fair held recently. McKenna's sixth grade students Megan C., tied 3rd place; Jessica B. tied 2nd place; Stephen K. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

There is one absolute in dogdom: Never buy a puppy from a pet store. Don't even go in. Follow Dionne Warwick's advice and "Walk On By". Here are 10 reasons why: #1) No responsible breeder on earth sells puppies to stores. 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...

Obituaries

June Buckley Walz, Amityville grad and longtime 'Pequan

Longtime Massapequa and former Amityville resident June Buckley Walz, died Feb. 26, 2009. She was 81. She was born Feb. 2, 1928 in Brooklyn to Horace and Grace M. (Stalker) Buckley and raised on South Ireland Place in Amityville. More...

George C. Kane, longtime resident of Seaford and Massapequa

George C. Kane, a longtime resident of both Seaford and Massapequa before moving to North Ft. Myers, Florida in 1978, died Feb. 28, 2009. He was 83-years-old. Mr. Kane was a Veteran, having served as a U.S. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices Your right to know

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF THE FARMINGDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified voters of the Farmingdale Union Free School District of the Towns of Oyster Bay and Bab More...

Today's news, April 8

Legislator Dave Mejias was honored to recognize his former teacher from high school, ... More...

Plainedge varsity cheerleaders crowned Long Island champions

School spirit was at an all-time high this winter when the Plainedge High School varsity cheerleading team was crowned Long Island Champions in the medium varsity squad category by the Long Island Cheerleading Coaches Association (LICCA). More...

Soldier Eric Hammer visits Unqua Elementary School students

Shown is Massapequa resident and United States Army Soldier Eric Hammer, back center, with fifth-grade students in Lisa Gennardo's class at Massapequa's Unqua Elementary School. More...

 

People/Social

Assemblyman Saladino holds Veteran's information day

Assemblyman Joseph S. Saladino hosted his annual Veterans' Benefits Information Day event at the Westfield Sunrise Mall in Massapequa, on Sat., March 14. More...

St. David's Men's Club holds luncheon at the Corner Galley

St. David's Evangelical Lutheran Church's Men's Club held its March meeting March 10 at the Corner Galley Restaurant, Massapequa. Pastor David J. Meyers was the guest speaker. His topic was the upcoming church activities. More...

Legislator Mejias joins St. Kilian's CYO at the Races

Nassau County Legislator Dave Mejias (D-Farmingdale) joined the fun and supported the St. Kilian's Night at the Races fundraiser to benefit the CYO sports programs. The event was held at the Stuart Thomas Manor in Farmingdale. More...

Events & Calendar

Annual ASPIRE run set for April 4th

Runners are invited to participate in the 32nd annual edition of the Nationwide Insurance 10 Kilometer Run for ASPIRE, Long Island's oldest continuously-held 10 kilometer run. The run will be held Sat., April 4. More...

MHS reunion

Plans are being made for he 25 year reunion for Massapequa High School's Class of 1984. The reunion will take place on June 13 . The daytime event is at Wantagh Park and the evening event is at Mulcahy's in Wantagh. More...

Free Men's Fellowship Breakfast to be held April 4

TheFirst Baptist Church of Babylon would like to extend an open invitation to all "like-minded" men. Please join us on Saturday April 4 at 9 a.m. for our second annual Men's Fellowship Breakfast. There is no charge. More...

Opinion

MTA takes public for a ride

Editorial

A plan to financially shore up the poorly managed MTA and pass along the cost onto every wage earner in New York State is another example of a misguided and unfair tax policy that the public must protest and protest loudly. More...

Fuschillo calls for campaign against MTA payroll tax

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: Previously, I wrote to inform your readers about my opposition to the MTA's proposed payroll tax, which would require all Long Island employers to pay a one-third of one percent tax on all employee wages. More...

Schmitt: I work together with lawmakers but not at all costs

Dear Editor: So John P. More...