August 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa runner wins Sands Point race

Veteran Massapequa runner Glenn Morse scored as the first fin­isher in the 60-64 age group in the Sands Point Preserve 5 Ki­lometer Sprint for the Feinstein Institute, held on the grounds of the Sands Point pre­serve Sat., August 15. More...

Massapequa Coast Little League 12-year olds win Long Island Championship

Eleven boys from Massapequa Coast Little League are the 12- year-old Little League Long Island Champions. Next up is a run for the New York State title. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball!

Ducks slipping in second half

Through August 17, the Ducks are in third place in the Atlantic League’s Liberty Division with a 14-19 record. Southern Maryland is in first at 20-13. With more than 30 games remaining, there is plenty of time to make a playoff run. More...

Pequa’s Drew Holland wins WKKL tournament

Drew Holland has won the grand championship for the 2008-2009 WKKL tournament season. Thetournament season, which began in Nov. of 2008 and ended in June of 2009, included events in New England, New York and Maryland. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

by Joanne Anderson Balto, the hero Husky who in January 1925 led the last life-saving leg of the six hundred mile diphtheria serum run from An­chorage to Nome, Alaska is im­mortalized in bronze in Central Park. More...

Obituaries

John H. Faldermeyer, U.S. Navy Veteran

Former Massapequa resident John H. (Jack) Faldermeyer died suddenly in Sun City, South Carolina. He was 71 years old. He retired from NYNEX and was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. More...

Opinion

Public debate is healthy

Editorial

Theletters that appear on our opinion page this week and that have appeared over the past few weeks dealing with the health-care debate are an indication of the diversity of views and passion surrounding the issue na­tionwide. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Readers speak out on health-care issue

Dear Editor: Your editorial about healthcare is very appropriate. I have a question about it; when did our government ever administer any plan without making a complete mess of it? More...

Massapequa School District terminates its purchasing agent Vincent D'Amico

The Massapequa Post has learned that Vincent D’Amico, the purchasing agent for the Massapequa School District has been terminated. More...

Juliet Remi wins essay contest

Juliet Remi, a student at Lockhart Elementary School in Massapequa, was recently awarded first prize in the 2009 There Ought to Be a Law competition, sponsored by Senator Kemp Hannon. More...

Plainedge Schools and Town finally broker a deal on Packard

by Tiffany Elliott

A controversial land swap deal between the Plainedge School District and the Town of Oyster Bay is now officially dead, but a new agreement by the Town and the district to join forces for development of the vacant Sylvia Packard Middle School has bee More...

 

People/Social

Rabbi Bellows joins Temple B’nai Torah

Rabbi Marci N. Bellows was hon­ored to join the Temple B’nai Torah community in the summer of 2009. A native of Skokie, Illinois, she earned a B.A. in psychology from Brandeis University. More...

Our Lady of Lourdes holds vacation Bible School

Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church, Massapequa Park, held Vacation Bi­ble School for the fourth year. Sev­enteen local children took part in the program which was held from July 6 to 10. More...

Garden Club enjoys Westbury Gardens

Massapequa’s Fort Neck Garden Club Presidents Dorothy Johnson and Pat Cordara, along with the members, enjoyed a day at Westbury Gardens. This is one of several local excursions the club engages in during the year. 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, 11 a.m.; Let&r More...

Events & Calendar

Long Island Musicians Pay Tribute to Harry Chapin, Aug. 31

In these tough economic times, hunger is an even greater problem than usual on Long Island, with local food pantries and soup kitchens struggling to keep up with the need. On Mon., Aug. More...

Seaford band seeking new musicians

The Seaford Community Band is seeking new musicians to join the band established in 1988 by Maestro Joe Manso. All band instrumentalists are sought: woodwinds, brass and percussion. Musicians should be comfortable with level 4 music. More...

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...

Poll

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