June 3, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

In the News

Fabian Ortega has been named the Valedictorian and James Benner has been named the Salutatorian of the Farmingdale High School Class of 2009. Ortega was born in Peru and moved to the United States five years ago. More...

NMFD installs first female officer

Second Lt. Debra Nocerino (right) is the first female officer elected in the North Massapequa Fire Department. Debra has been a member of Ladder Co. No 1 for over 7 years and previously has served as Engineer of Ladder Truck #661. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Dogs are known for their loyalty. Some of the most faithful pooch­es in history have been immortalized in stone, verse or film. 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, Mondays 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. THURSDAY, June 4 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. More...

Business Development courses offered at Farmingdale College

Farmingdale State College Small Business Development Center will be offering two courses in the near future. On Tues., June 9, 6 to 9 p.m. the Fundamentals of Record Keeping will be offered. Thefee is $15. More...

Work on filtration tanks continues to progress

The stream flow and drainage pond dredging proj­ect going on in the Massapequa Preserve is moving along as scheduled according to officials working at one of the filtration sites. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation of ICOMMERCE DESIGNS LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 3/23/2009. Officeloca­tion: Nassau County. SSNY has been designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...

Today's news, June 9, 2009

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Park to open in Massapequa

Work is underway on Massapequa's newest beauti­fication project, Triangle Park at Hicksville Road and Broadway. The site is the former home of an automo­tive service station that was condemned by the Town in 2007. More...

MHS wins 2nd Place in safe driving contest

Massapequa High School's "Live Long and Prosper" team isn't your average group of "teen text offenders" - who may drive while distracted-but the teens are the 2nd place winners of the national Act Out Loud: Raising Voices for Safe Teen Driving con More...

 

Schools/Sports

Chiefs win Class AA Quarter finals

On Fri., May 22, Massapequa Chiefs baseball team defeated Calhoun, 16-8 to sweep the best out of three series in the Class AA Quarter finals. Shown above is Ryan Scaris­brick, winning pitcher on the mound. More...

Fowl Ball!

Season heats up for Ducks

One month into season, Ducks in the quack of things With a 15-13 record as of May 25, the Ducks were in second place in the Atlantic League's Liberty Division, behind Southern Maryland. More...

St. Rose CYO Swim Team celebrated the end of their successful swim season

On Sun. April 5, the St. Rose CYO swim team celebrated the end of its suc­cessful swim season with an awards ceremony and pasta dinner party. More...

Obituaries

Wm. McComiskey, WWII Veteran and first VP of Massapequa Soccer Club

William "Pat" McComiskey a former longtime resident of Massapequa and a founder and first president of the Mas­sapequa Soccer Club, died in Hudson, Florida May 4, 2009. He was born Nov. 26, 1915 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Swine flu gives school officials tough choices

The decision of whether to close a school or keep it open when a community is hit by a health problem such as the recent swine flu is always difficult. Many factors come into play for those making those decisions. More...

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Public Commentary

Fuschillo opposes new law sealing criminal records

To the Editor: The state budget passed last month includes a new law that will put our children, the elderly and other vulnerable New Yorkers at great risk. More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?