July 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Girl Scout Corine Jackman is honored by New York State

Corine Jackman of Massapequa was recognized by New York State for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting. Corine is a member of Service Unit Number 19, Suffolk County. The announcement was made by New York State Sen. More...

Tim's Florist, a centerpiece in MPK Village, celebrates 40th anniversary

In 1969, Tim Jaccard of Wantagh saw his dream blossom when he opened Tim's Florist on Park Boulevard in Massapequa Park. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The following poem, "One by One," author unknown, is dedicated to the many senior dogs in shelters hoping for someone to notice them and to the fine people who do: One by One One by one, they pass by my cage Too old, too worn, too broken, 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, Monda 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...

NYS accepting applications for court officer training

The New York State Unified Court System is currently accepting applications for its Court Officer- Trainee Examination. More...

Vendors wanted

Vendors are wanted for the parking lot fair to be held Sat. Sept. 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 111 Nassau Ave., Islip. Thecost is $30 per space. For information, call Sharon at 631-884-1948. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of Formation of Loona Properties, LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 06/27/08. Office located in Nassau County. SSNY has been designated for service of process. More...

Today's news, July 28, 2009

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Special report:

Your library: at bat and scoring in this tough economic climate

When the economy is in a slump and jobs are hard to find, where're you gonna turn? Try your local library. Local library directors report that this is exactly what many residents are doing. More...

Owner of Smokin' Al's serves up solution; Village, residents wary

Controversial restaurant looking to expand on new filtration concept to reduce odors

"I go to take a shower and my towels smell like Smokin' Al's, thank you very much," shouted a woman dressed in a green blazer at the most recent Massapequa Park Village board meeting. More...

North Massapequa Seniors hold 35th anniversary luncheon

The North Massapequa Senior Club Senior Citizens Club held its 35th anniversary luncheon and honored Vice President Marianna DeMonte, fifth from left). More...

 

Schools/Sports

Community's pride: Our 2009 Scholars and Graduates

Families and friends of 595 MHS grads attend ceremonies at Hofstra University

It was a proud day for the Massapequa Public School District community as 595 graduates of the Class of 2009 celebrated the conclusion of high school and the beginning of the next phase of their lives. More...

Massapequan is Molloy College Valedictorian, Class of 2009

Michael Viola of Massapequa Park was named the Valedictorian of the 2009 graduating class at Molloy College. Majoring in history and minoring in political science, Viola also worked locally at the Massapequa Post and the Massapequa Library. More...

Plainedge Grads are "now ready for what lies ahead"

As the sounds of "Pomp and Circumstance" reverberated off the walls of Hofstra University's arena, the 272 members of Plainedge High School's graduating Class of 2009 proudly marched to their seats of distinction with wide smiles, while their famil More...

Obituaries

Edward Bain, former resident of Amityville and Massapequa

Edward Bain, a former resident of Massapequa and Amityville died on May 28 2009 from Alpha-One Trypson deficiency, a lung disease. He was 70 years old. Mr. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Make some time Friday for Wounded Warriors

On Friday, the Wounded Warrior Project comes to Babylon with its inspiring Soldier Ride through the Town of Babylon and down to the Town's beaches. Theevent kicks off with a ceremony in front of Babylon Town Hall at 9 a.m. More...

DRAWING C ONCLUSIONS

Full Story

More concerns on Smokin' Al's and questions about proposed solutions

Dear Editor: My husband and I have been involved since the first village hearing two years ago when Al Horowitz wanted to open his business, Smokin ' Al's. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?