September 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Village readying site for Veteran's Memorial

The Village of Massapequa Park held a groundbreaking ceremony for a Veteran's Monument that is being built at Park Boulevard and Sunrise Highway. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

by Joanne Anderson

Many good things happen behind the scenes at Long Is­land municipal shelters. Too often the public only hears from the critics, or the self-pro­claimed crusaders who pretend to spend time there. 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...

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...

Young Boaters' Classes

Jones Beach Power Squadron offers its Young Boater’s class for free and America’s Boating class for a fee of $60 for materials. Registration will be held Wed., Sept. 16, 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Town of Oyster Bay’s Marjorie R. More...

LIRR conducting Long Island commuter food drive

LIRR customers can donate canned goods and other non-perishable items to aid needy on Long Island. More...

Opinion

It's back to business

This week marks the annual rite of heading back to school. It also marks the unofficial end of summer and the beginning of that time of year when we have to rejoin the routine of daily living. More...

An anniversary and enduring sadness

Thisweek also marks the 8th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. It seems both so long ago and so recent; the horror is mostly gone, replaced now with an enduring sadness and a constant reminder of life’s fragility. More...

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Local athlete competes in Disney sports event

Ariel Gordon, a senior at Amityville High School competed in the 2009 AAU National Championships at Disney Wide World of Sports in Florida Ariel, a talented athlete, has many achievements. More...

9/11 Memorial ceremonies

TOWN OF OYSTER BAY: Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto invites all residents to attend the Town’s September 11th memorial ceremony on Thursday, September 10, at the Town’s 9/11 Memorial at Tobay Beach. More...

Plainedge welcomes new teachers

This fall, seven new teachers will join the Plainedge School District faculty and work in one of the district’s five schools. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa Fire Department holds its annual installation of officers

The Massapequa Fire Department held its annual installation of officers and Nas­sau County Legislator Peter J. Schmitt was on hand to congratulate Chief Thomas Fitzsimmons on his second term as chief of the department. More...

Columbus Lodge of the Order Sons of Italy in America held their annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Columbus Lodge #2143 of the Order Sons of Italy in America held its annual scholarship awards ceremony recently. Nassau County Legislator Peter J. More...

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph G. Pinto attends Farmingdale Young at Heart Senior Club installation

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph G. Pinto was on hand for the Young at Heart Senior Club of Farmingdale installation luncheon held recently. More...

Obituaries

Longtime Massapequan John “Jack” Faldermeyer

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...

Stanley Kollen, Massapequa Park Dentist and Oral Surgeon

Stanley L. Kollen was born of immigrant parents and was raised in the Bronx. More...

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Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?