April 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Long Islander to ride in 2009 Police Unity Tour

From May 9th to May 12th Amityville Village Police Officer and Fire Department volunteer Brian Scott will be participating in the Police Unity Tour, a benefit bicycle ride from Ground Zero in Manhattan to Washington D.C. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Local Kids in the News...

students commended by National Merit Scholarship Corporation

The Massapequa Public School District announced that five Mass­apequa High School - Main Campus students have been named Com­mended Students by the Nation­al Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). More...

Farmingdale announces All State NYSSMA students

Farmingdale students were re­cently selected for the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All State December conference in Rochester. More...

Plainedge school district learns about fire safety

Third-grade students at Eastplain Elementary School in the Plainedge School District learned that fire safety should be a year-long process when members of the North Massapequa Fire Department visited the school to educate the students on the preca More...

Events & Calendar

Loyalty Day parade May 3

Town Supervisor John Venditto encourages all residents to celebrate the freedoms we cherish in America by attending the 51st annual Loyalty Day Parade on Sunday, May 3, at 1:00 p.m., rain or shine. More...

Informational meeting for senior citizens April 23

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District)announced that he will be holding an infor­mational meeting for senior citizens about protect­ing themselves and their loved ones from abuse and mistreatment at care facilities. More...

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 23 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING AND ANNUAL ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND PUBLIC HEARING PLAINEDGE UNION FREE SCHOOL DIS­TRICT TOWN OF OYSTER BAY COUNTY OF NASSAU, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIV­EN that the annua More...

Mayor Altadonna looks to new challenges as he begins new term

Massapequa Park Village Mayor James Altadonna will serve his fifth term. He was sworn in - along with a slew of other Village workers - at the annual Installa­tion Organization Meeting at Village Hall on April 6. More...

Massapequans host Boston-style TEA party

Filled with the spirit of 1773, about 2,000 people gathered in Massapequa protest­ing extravagant spending by the federal government and calling for a common- sense approach to taxation with a Long Is­land TEA (Taxes Enough Already) party. More...

 

People/Social

St. John's Dancers know what it takes to get to Carnegie Hall

The St. John the Baptist Dance Company performed at the world fa­mous Carnegie Hall on Sun., Feb. 1. More...

Massapequa resident and SUNY Maritime College NROTC student honored

Massapequa resident and Officer Candidate (O/C) Robert Fedele, a U.S. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"Wellness" is the word. Although not as slick as the "grease" Olivia Newton-John has been singing about all these years, "wellness" is the word, and the tie that connects these Town of Babylon happenings, all planned to help pets. More...

Library

Post LIBRARY

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •Tonight, Wed/, April 22, 6 p.m. the Harbor Lane Library will host a Heart Saver CPR workshop. Contact the Li­brary for details. More...

Obituaries

Arthur Primm, Sr., Nassau County police officer

Longtime Massapequa Park resident Arthur R. Primm, Sr. died March 3, 2009. He was 80. For more than 50 years, he lived on Grand Boulevard. More...

Opinion

Editorial

CitiField, making memories and recalling history

We had the opportunity of at­tending a Mets game at CitiField last week, the first game the Mets won in their new stadium. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Not all change is for the better, says writer

Dear Editor: A heartfelt thank you to Christopher Noel Martinez for a well articulated letter on April 8, 2009. His last paragraph was very touching and brought tears to my eyes. His kind of spirit is the American dream come true! More...

Poll

Do you approve of the way the Obama administration is handling the Ebola crisis?