April 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Rose Cheerleaders win 1st place in competition

The St. Rose of Lima Cheerleaders went to their first National competition on April 4th held at the Rittacio Center in Tom's River New Jersey. More...

MPK Village officials pass residency law for convicted sexual predators

The Massapequa Park Village board passed a law which will prohibit sex offenders from living within one mile of schools. Thelaw was approved at a board meeting on March 23. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

April 15th the tax day that conjures up so much anxiety is upon us. Oh, by the way-time's up; the deadline is here. Astute readers are probably wondering how I'm going to work income tax into a pet column. 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. More...

MPK hosts Earth Day

On Sat., April 25, the Village of Massapequa Park will hold its annual Earth Day Celebration. Several hundred volunteers will donate their time and energies to "clean up" Massapequa Park. More...

MASSAPEQUA SCHOOL BOARD BUZZ

The following is a summary of actions taken by the Massapequa Board of Education at its regularly scheduled meeting on April 2. •Recognized NYS Soccer players of the year, James Nealis and Kim DeCesare. More...

Opinion

Don't dis Mother Nature

Editorial

We began doing something this week that we rarely do—complain about the weather. More...

Protecting kids from sex predators: Communities can't do it all alone

The Village of Massapequa Park recently passed a law enhancing the state and county's laws regarding where convicted violent sexual predators and pedophiles can live. More...

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MPK treasurer JoAnn Aiello retires; Chris Briggs named new appointee

After almost a decade, the Village of Massapequa Park will have a new treasurer. Chris Briggs was appointed deputy treasurer on February 10 at the Massapequa Park Village board meeting. More...

Photo

The Easter Bunny was hoppin' along Park Boulevard last week, courtesy of the Massapequa Park Merchants Association. In photo, Easter Bunny (aka Ashley Osterbery) is assisted in handing out sweet treats by Amanda Briggs. More...

MPK Garden Club hosting floral demonstration tonight

Spring has sprung and the Massapequa Park Garden Club is holding its annual spring floral demonstration tonight. More...

St. David's hosting annual Crop Walk against hunger

The Massapequa Crop Walk will be held Sun., April 26 at Marjorie Post Park, Unqua Road and Merrick Road, Massapequa. Sign-in will be at 12:45 p.m. and the walk will begin at 1 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

Basement Ladies donate to YES

On a regular basis, close to a dozen women meet under the watchful eye of their mentor, Patti Files Rodriguez, to learn techniques of scrapbooking and other crafting projects. More...

Saverio Belfiore of Massapequa joins H2M Group

H2M, a multi-disciplined architectural, planning, environmental & Engineering service firm, announced that Saverio Belfiore, CSI has passed the New York Registered Architects exam and is now a licensed architect. More...

Local resident JoAnn C. O'Hagen honored by Adelphi University at President's Gala

Adelphi University held its ninth annual President's Gala, an evening to benefit student scholarships, in March, at the Garden City Hotel, Garde City. The event honored three alumni for their commitment to the community and to the University. More...

Obituaries

Marian Krauss, animal lover and longtime Massapequan

Longtime Massapequan Marian I. Krauss died unexpectedly March 2, 2009. She was 72. For almost 30 years, she dedicated her time at the Bronx Zoo as a docent, teaching people about the animals. More...

Gail Frisone, worked for Town of Oyster Bay

Amityville resident and former Town of Oyster Bay employee Gail Frisone died March 23, 2009 at North Shore University Hospital in Plainview. She was 66. She was born Feb. 13, 1943 in Queens to Anthony and Marguerite (Schroeck) Caccavale. More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF NASSAU - DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR FREMONT HOME LOAN TRUST SERIES 2006-3 , Plaintiff, AGAINST PAUL RIEDEL, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...

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