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Four seek three seats on Farmingdale school board

When Farmingdale School District residents defeated two bond proposals to complete capital repairs on the district's aging buildings, the school board sat down and worked on a "pay as you go" program to address the problem. More...

Correction:

An article that appeared in the April 15 edition, NC Young Republicans to host Tea Party April 25, contained comments from the organization's 2nd Vice President, Matthew Terranova and John Brogigan. More...

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Schools/Sports

Four running for two seats on Massapequa School Board

Three of the four candidates running for two open at-large spots on the Massapequa School District's Board of Education had a formal question and answer session with the community Wednesday, May 6 at Massapequa High School. More...

Amityville Schools reduce staff, enhance ESL with 3.8% budget increase

With enrollment steady, but a realignment needed to free up space for students in the high school, an economic downturn underway and a dismal projec­tion for state aid, the Amityville School District knew this budget process was going to be tou More...

Division III college lacrosse game held at John J. Burns Town Park

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Ven­ditto third from right, back row; Coun­cilman Anthony D. Macagnone, fourth from right, back row and Councilwoman Rose Marie Walker, fourth from left, More...

Library

Post LIBRARY

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •The Harbor Lane Library offers the fol­lowing ongoing programs: aerobics and ton­ing classes on Mondays, 7:30 p.m.; tourna­ment Scrabble, 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...

TOBAY boat basin fees held at 2006 level

Fees for Town of Oyster Bay resident boaters who use Tobay Boat Basin have been held at the 2006 level, Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone announced. More...

Second S.T.O.P. and electronic waste collection day May 17

The second of eight 2009 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal programs (S.T.O.P.-Stop Throwing Out Pollut­ants) and Electronic Waste Collection days for Oyster Bay Town residents is scheduled for Sun., May 17, according to Town Councilman Anthony More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF THE MASSAPEQUA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF OYSTER BAY AND NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hear­ing of the qualified voters of the Massapequa Union Free S More...

In the News

Last year, the students of Maria Regina School in Seaford collected supplies and sent them to several soldiers stationed in Iraq. More...

Massapequa's Annual Loyalty Day Parade cancelled due to lack of interest

Locals were surprised and disappointed to hear that Massapequa's 51st annual Loyalty Day Parade was cancelled this month due to a lack of participation. More...

Farmingdale Summit Council meets tomorrow night

The next meeting of the Farmingdale Community Summit Council will be held tomorrow, Thurs., May 14, 7 p.m. at the Farmingdale Public Library, 116 Merritts Rd. More...

 

People/Social

Natalie Ciappa Not My Child Fund-raiser organizers honored

Oyster Bay Town Councilman An­thony D. More...

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met at the Giordano home

Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter Na More...

Massapequa Hall of Fame

Each year the Massapequa Hall of Fame honors Massapequa High School Alumni who have gone on to achieve success in their fields as well as local residents, recognizing them for their community service, dedication and contributions. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets

"Give me a head with hair, long beautiful hair. More...

Obituaries

Harry Kinney Jr., former Massapequan and American Legion Commander

Former North Massapequa resident Harry D. Kin­ney, Jr. died March 25, 2009 at St. Lucie Hospice House in Fort Pierce, Florida. He was 89. He was born in Queens to Harry D. and Ethelyn (Lynch) Kinney and served in the U. S. More...

Charles Bueltman, WWII U.S. Navy pilot, Captain in the U.S.Marine corps

A memorial service will be held May 23 for former resident Charles Gustave Bueltman who died March 30, 2009 in Birmingham, Alabama. He was 83. He was born July 21, 1926 in Farmingdale to Gustave Theodore and Dorothy Amelia Walters Bueltman. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Graduations are a cause for good wishes and community celebration

We are in the midst of celebrating the graduation of hundreds of thousands of college graduates and sending them out into a world that is filled with difficulties as well as opportunities, challenges as well as harmony, and certainty in an uncertai More...

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Public Commentary

Photo shows signs displayed at a recent anti-tax Tea Party rally held in Mass­apequa. Organizers held similar rallies nationwide beginning tax day, April 15. More...