April 8, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Library to hold budget vote and trustee elections

Voters in the Amityville Library District head to the polls to approve their Library budget and elect two candidates to the Library Board from noon to 9 p.m. at the Library on Tues., April 14. More...

Schmitt attend Sons of Italy installation of officers

Columbus Lodge No. 2143 of the Order Sons of Italy held its insallation of officers and Nassau County Legislator Peter J. Schmitt was on hand to congratulate the new officers. More...

Local athlete chooses to play and learn at Hofstra

Amityville defensive end Steven Medard attracted interest from college football programs all over the Northeast but when decision time came he decided playing just 15 miles from his home was the best option. More...

Special Sections

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, April 9 More...

Plainedge conducts survey on breakfast program

The Plainedge School District will be conducting a survey of parents and guardians of the students in kindergarten through fifth grade, who attend the Schwarting, East Plain or John H. More...

New York Blood Center asks the community to donate in April

New York Blood Center (NYBC) calls upon the community to please donate blood during the month of April, in recognition of World Hemophilia Day, and to help maintain your community blood supply. More...

Opinion

What price a sound economy?

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: To the Obama administration: Thisis not our America! No State shall ... pass any ... ex post facto Law, or Law impairing the Obligation of Contracts, (article I, section 10 of the constitution). More...

American Legion members continue to serve the public; they should be recognized

Dear Editor: As a member of American Legion Post 178, Grove, Oklahoma I support Commander Jack Hipp. I grew up in Massapequa Park as one of the original families when Brady, Cryan & Colleran developed the community. More...

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The Easter Bunny will be hoppin More...

MPK Postmaster Rae Cullotta retires

After a long and rewarding career in the postal service, Massapequa Park Postmaster Rae Cullotta has retired from the Massapequa Post Office. She has been with the U.S Postal Service for 28 years. More...

Woman dies after being hit by truck

Lorraine Laquidara was on her way to work at time of accident

A local woman who was struck by a vehicle as she walked to work on Monday, March 30, has died of her injuries. Lorraine Laquidara died on Friday, April 3 at Nassau University Medical Center from head injuries suffered after she was hit by a truck. More...

Fairfield students give a hand to the environment

Fairfield Elementary School PTA, in conjunction with King Kullen on Merrick Road, are proud to announce their participation in the sixteenth annual Earth Day Groceries Project! More...

Floral demonstration Wednesday

Spring has sprung and the Massapequa Park Garden Club is holding its annual spring floral demonstration Wed., April 15. More...

Mejias honors Plainedge resident

Nassau County Legislator Dave Mejias (D-Farmingdale) recently presented the 2009 Nassau County Woman Trailblazer Award to Catherine Flanagan of Plainedge. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Might the K-9 chemistry that attracts us to particular dogs…..a puppy love at first sight, so to speak, be rooted in our childhood experiences? Are we drawn toward certain dogs by some sort of deeply entrenched memory or subliminal pull? More...

Obituaries

Jane McEvilla: Red Hat Society founding member

Amityville born-and-raised Jane Coburn McEvilla died peacefully Feb. 26, 2009 surrounded by her family in her Vermont home. She was 66 years old. She was born Dec. 26, 1942 in Amityville and lived on Ketcham Avenue. She was a graduate of St. More...

Jackie Zider Chmiel at 80

Longtime Massapequa and Massapequa Park resident Jacqueline "Jackie" Stewart Harris Zider Chmiel died March 6, 2009. She was 80 and had lived in the area for more than 55 years. She was dedicated to her family, said her son. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices Your right to know

Resolution At a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Amityville Public Library, Town of Babylon, County of Suffolk and Town of Oyster Bay, County of Nassau, New York, held at the Amityville Library, corner of John Street and Oak Street, More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?