September 2, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Young Massapequans spend their summer helping St. Rose Food Pantry

When Kelsey Kranz, Emily Korber and Elisa Robiglio of Massapequa saw a plea in their church bulletin for food for the needy, they decided to give up a few of their leisure summer hours to help out. The three young women, students at St. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Maria Regina welcomes students back to school

The summer has flown by and Maria Regina School is happy to say that it is ready to welcome a new school year! More...

Eastplain Elementary campaigns for healthy hearts

Students at Eastplain El­ementary School in the Plainedge School District are working toward mak­ing their hearts healthier. More...

Unqua School community raises environmental awareness

To teach students the importance of protecting the environment and to commemorate Earth Day, the Unqua Elementary School community in the Massapequa Public School District hosted “Walk to School” day, during which students and their paren More...

Library

Post LIBRARY

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •To honor the memory of those who lost their lives on Sept. More...

Obituaries

Michael Albertini, former Massapequan and Navy veteran, at 52

Michael Albertini was a man who was not easy to forget. Those who knew and loved him described him as a person who embraced living and enjoyed life to the fullest. More...

Court throws out Commissioner's decision against Gary Bennett

Supreme Court orders State Education Department to once again consider his claims against Massapequa School District

A New York State Supreme Court Judge has thrown out a decision by former New York State Commissioner of Educa­tion Richard Mills, ordering the Commissioner to reconsider a complaint filed against the Massapequa School District by Gary Bennett. More...

Assault featured on YouTube did not take place in the Preserve, says Friends of the Preserve prez

Schary knew immediately that the attack shown on television and on YouTube did not occur in the Massapequa Preserve as the news accounts reported. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa Park 5th grader donates hair to Pantene for women

Jaime Clougher, of Massapequa Park, a fifth grade student at East Lake Elementary School donated eight inches of hair to Pan­tene Beautiful Lengths which makes wigs for women. More...

Knight of Pythias was recognized as part of Pythian Recognition Day

Mid Island Lodge 828 of the Knight of Pythias was recognized as part of Pythian Recognition Day in front of a large crowd that attends concerts at Burns Park in Mas­sapequa. The organization’s Grand Chan­cellor, The Hon. More...

Air Force Sgt. Ryan C. Parrish deployed overseas

Air Force Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Parrish has deployed overseas in support of Op­erations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Operation Enduring Freedom is the official name given to anti-terrorism mili­tary operations involving U.S. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Alex, black Pit Bull” Part 2: Call it Kismet. The Aug. 20th “Pets” sought a home for Alex, a special Pit Bull, with a saga almost too sad to be true. 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...

Groundbreaking ceremony for Veterans Memorial held

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Veterans Memorial in Massapequa Park was held recently. Shown at the groundbreaking, left to right, are Oys­ter Bay Town Councilman Joseph G. More...

TOB to hold free rabies clinic

The Town of Oyster Bay will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets on Sat., Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to Town Councilman Joe Muscarella. More...

Poll

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