July 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Celtics make incredable comeback

The sports world is filled with stories of unparalleled success, of teams that turn their records around from time to time and of athletes that battle adversity to overcome daunting odds. More...

MHS senior wins golf tourney

Massapequa High School - Main Campus Senior Kevin Goldstein won the Nassau County Golf Championship, which took place at Eisenhower Park, with a two-day score of 151. More...

Massapequa Park residents get together and enjoy Independence Day weekend

Even after an all-day celebration of the Fourth of July with barbeques and parties, the residents of Massapequa Park made it out for Breakfast at Brady Park July 5th. The annual event was held from 8 to 10 a.m. More...

MPK Village Justice Gerard Giannattasio brings court to kids

On Wednesday, June 10, 2009 Moot Court Trials were performed by members of Mr. Bachman's Massapequa High School's Introduction to Law Class. Presiding at the trials was Village Justice Gerard E. Giannattasio. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Thisweek's "Pets" makes several unrelated (and somewhat "unusual") requests. I have yet to findthe pet thread that ties them together. Here goes: #1) First and foremost, hoping for a doting indoor home for a sweet 3-legged kitten. 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, Mon 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...

Oyster Bay schedules first Homeowners Clean up for Saturday; more to follow throughout the year

The fourth of eight 2009 Homeown­ers Cleanup programs for Oyster Bay Town will take place this Saturday, July 18, according to Town Council­woman Beth Faughnan. More...

Mike James Day July 25

The 5th Annual Mike James Day is right around the corner. It will take place Sat., July 25, at Bolden Mack Courts, North Ami­tyville, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Support our brave American warriors

On Friday, July 24, the Wounded Warrior proj­ect comes to our area. Large numbers of wound­ed veterans will take part in a bike ride through Babylon, Massapequa and Seaford, and will head down to Overlook Beach. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Public Commentary

Silence of our Congressmen on credit card debacle is astounding

Dear Editor: When a company like Chase is permitted to arbitrarily raise their minimum monthly credit card payment from 2- to 5-percent with no remedy for their borrowers, forcing thousands, perhaps tens of thousands of Americans into default as a More...

Breaking news: Home invasion in Massapequa

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Today's news, July 21, 2009: Plainedge student donates to Locks of Love

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Scouts make the news

Members of the Tiger Scouts from Pack 696 Birch Lane School and St. More...

In the Ne ws

Local grads...

Diana M. Boyle of Massapequa, and Caitlin B. Meehan both graduated from Quinnipiac University. Both women received master's of arts degrees in teaching. See inside for more graduation and scholar honors this week. More...

Local players make 2009 Lacrosse World Cup

There are some striking names and towns on Team Ireland's roster for the 2009 World Cup of Lacrosse. Half of the 18 girls are from countries other than Ireland, including five from Long Island. More...

Korean War ceremonies

Richard Begandy, Commander of the Peter F. Colleran VFW Post 7763, announced that the VFW Post will pay tribute to those who so gallantly fought in the Korean War. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Named to dean's list

Nicholas Charles Cala of Massapequa, junior, Marga­ret Jessica Ewen of Massapequa, a sophomore; Elizabeth Marie Surace, of North Massapequa, a sophomore and Mary Katherin Caner of North Massapeuqa, a junior, were all named to the dean's list at More...

St. Rose holds School Board Fund-raiser

Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steve Labriola, fourth left, was on hand for the St. Rose of Lima School Board Fund-raiser at John J. Burns Park in Massapequa. More...

St. Williams' students focus on safety

Thestudents at St. William the Abbot School in Seaford have been working on a special project in art class with their teacher, Mrs. Sansonetti. Posters are being developed by students ages eight to 11 to address alcohol or drug abuse. More...

Obituaries

George Quinn, Veteran, and Massapequan business owner

By Joanna Fantozzi

George Quinn, a resident of Massapequa for 56 years, and a parishioner at Maria Regina R.C. Church, died on June 23, 2009 at the age of 89. Mr. Quinn was a founding member of the Maria Regina Church, and volunteered there for many years. More...

Edna Laibach, OLL parishioner and homemaker

Edna Laibach, a Massapequa Park resident for 60 years, died on June 3, 2009 at the age of 82. Mrs. Lai­bach was an active parishioner of the Our Lady of Lourdes Church, and led a bowling group that met on Tuesday mornings. More...

Johnston, community-minded and family-oriented Massapequan

Flora Johnston, a resident of Massapequa for 55 years, died on June 23 2009 at the age of 87. Mrs. Johnston devoted her life to her home and family. She was a mother to many according to her daughter Carolyn Fields, also of Massapequa. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO BIDDERS PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, State of New York invites Sealed Proposals with respect to the award of: TOBAY Beach Water Supply System Improvements TOBAY Beach CONTRACT NO. DP07-951 BID NO. More...

Poll

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