August 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa's newest Hall of Fame inductees

The Massapequa Hall of Fame had a very successful Golf Outing and Induction dinner honoring community members and graduates for outstanding service and success. More...

AMHS artists have work displayed

As an outgrowth of the district's Fine Arts program under the direction of Supervisor of Fine Arts Fran Fernandez, the Amityville Public School District is pleased to announce that two more of its students had their artwork selected for display in More...

DiMonda Bakery has recipe for success

Massapequa Park business celebrating 45 years in the community

The DiMonda Bakery on Park Boulevard in Massapequa Park has become an essential part of the Massapequa community. The DiMondas recently celebrated the 45th anniversary of the bakery. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

"Is Trevor your son?" the pharmacist inquired, when filling out a prescription written by my veterinarian. "No, he's my Afghan Hound," I replied with a chuckle. This conversation happened several years ago. More...

Library

Post LIBRARY

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •TheHarbor Lane Library offersthe following ongoing programs: aerobics and toning classes on Mondays, 7:30 p.m.; tournament Scrabble, Mondays, 11 a.m.; 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...

LI Crisis Center seeks volunteers

Long Island Crisis Center (LICC), the oldest 24-hour, seven-day-a-week crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline, is looking for volunteers for the upcoming Volunteer Counselor Training Program. More...

BHS Class of 1954 reunion Sept. 10

The Class of 1954 of Babylon High School is holding a 55th class reunion Thurs., Sept. 10 at the Venetian Yacht Club in Babylon. Classmates from other classes are also welcome. More...

Dad remembers daughter killed by drunk driver

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Red light cameras not the right ticket for Massapequa Park says County

The red light "gotcha" camera program came to Massapequa Park last week, but the County quickly put the brakes on it. After being installed only a few hours, the device at the light on Merrick Road and Park Boulevard was removed. More...

Loibl makes dean's list

Nicole Loibl from Massapequa, earned a place on Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences' Dean's List for the Spring 2009 semester. More...

FHS grad awarded leadership scholarship

Daniel Scura, of East Farmingdale, a member of the Farmingdale High School Class of 2009, was recently awarded the New York State Lottery's Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship. More...

Final phase of revitalization plan underway

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) and Massapequa Park Village Mayor James Altadonna viewed the progress of an ongoing community improvement project along Merrick Road between Whitewood Landing and Harbor Lane. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Navarette ties franchise home run record

Ducks third baseman Ray Navarrete hit the 63rd home run of his career as a Duck, tying the franchise record of Francisco Morales set in 2002. "I'm happy to be mentioned with Francisco," Navarrete said. More...

Massapequa Bowl fund-raiser to be held Saturday, August 15

The Young Survivors Network, Inc., a program for young women survivors of breast cancer will be holding a fund-raiser at Massapequa Bowl, 4235 Merrick Rd., Massapequa, Sat. Aug. 15, 6 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Massapequa artist is a finalist in Museum art competition

The Long Island Museum in Stony Brook announced that Mary Wood of Massapequa is a finalist in the museum's juried art competition, Works on Paper. Wood and other artists from across Long Island were invited to submit up to three works on paper. More...

Obituaries

Hugh Paterson:

Worked on NASA's 1st telescope

Longtime Massapequa Park resident Hugh Joseph Paterson died July 10, 2009. He was 80 and had served in the U.S. Navy. More...

Opinion

Vick broke the law; Robinson broke the color barrier

Shame on Rev. Jessie Jackson for comparing Michael Vick's effort to get back into the NFL to that of Jackie Robinson who fought to overcome an endemic racism in America to become the first black player in baseball. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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More on Social Security and Medicare editorial

Dear Editor, After reading your commentary of July 1, I was amused by the satirical manner you addressed your experience with the Social Security system. I believed it was a " tongue in cheek" article. More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?