September 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Rita Anne Swift named as new principal at Our Lady of Lourdes School

Our Lady of Lourdes School in Massapequa Park has named Rita Anne Swift, an experienced Catholic school educator and administrator, as its new principal. More...

Local Massapequa resident wins Tiger Schulman’s 90 day challenge

Tiger Schulmann’s Mixed Martial Arts (TSMMA) announced the results of this year’s Tiger Schulmann’s 90-Day Challenge. More...

Welcome Katharyn Helene

Katharyn Helene Malone, the daughter of Jennifer and Bret Malone of Seaford, was born on Memorial Day, May 25, 2009. She weighed in at 6 lbs., 12 oz. and was 19” long. Katharyn and her parents reside in Seaford. More...

Library

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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...

Bandwagon Fundraiser to be held at TOBAY Marina Sept. 19

On Sat., Sept. 19, noon to 9 p.m. a fundraiser will be held for DJ Ebbecke, of Massapequa Park at the TOBAY Beach Marina. Ebbecke, age 49, is suffering from cancer of the colon and liver. More...

Hazzan Jeffrey Myers Day celebrated at Temple Beth-El

Congregation Beth-El of Massapequa held a cantorial concert to celebrate the 18th year of Hazzan Jeffrey Myers serving at Congregation Beth-El as its Hazzan and educational director and his 25th year in the Cantorate. More...

Democrats challenge Belesi petitions for Tax Revolt line; case to court Friday

A legal fight is underway over the independent Taxpayers Revolt line filed by Joe Belesi, the Republican candidate in the 14th district, who squares off in November against Democrat incumbent Dave Mejias. More...

Plainedge students present historical play on the Civil War

The historical importance of Civil War was brought to life on the stage of Plainedge Middle School when the national touring theatre ArtsPower performed their play, Fourscore & Seven Years Ago, for the seventh-grade class. More...

 

9-11 Our Lost

Our Lost

We continue to mourn the loss of our residents, and those with ties to our community, who were killed in the terrorist attacks September 11, 2001, as well as those brave Americans who have lost their lives in defense of our country and in our nati More...

Schools/Sports

Ducks adding talent late in season; hold 2nd place

As the season draws to a close, and the playoffs are within reach – at least as a wild card candidate – the Ducks are stocking up on talent for the remaining weeks. More...

MHS lacrosse team wins Walker trophy

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Rose Marie Walker presents the John Walker trophy to the Massapequa High School lacrosse team at the annual “John Walker Cup” High School lacrosse game held at More...

Two Massapequa residents selected to the U.S. Soccer National Pool

Massapequa residents Joseph Swenson and Oliver Roberts were selected to the U.S. Soccer’s National Pool. The National Player Pool is composed of the best soccer players in the country. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

“If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and development.” —Aristotle More...

Obituaries

Margaret Powers: retired teacher, loving mother

Longtime North Massapequa resident and retired teacher Margaret Lourdes Powers died Aug. 22, 2009. She was 92. Born in Utica, New York, she resided in Oneonta and Northport before moving to N. Suffolk Ave. More...

Doris Kliegman, Massapequa Park resident

More than 60 years ago, Ed Kliegman answered a telephone call for his sister. It was from his sister’s friend, Doris Seldin who wanted to know if her friend would go to the beach with her that day. More...

Opinion

MPK Village should consider stronger planning reviews

Editorial

The Village of Massapequa Park has set a deadline of this month for Smokin’ Al’s to come into compliance with an efficient filtering system to reduce the amount of odors emanating from that restaurant. More...

DRAWING C ONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Health-care issue needs to become part of a rational debate

Dear Editor: Each man’s interests are expressed by his values, his desires, his goals and their actual achievement. Therational man’s values depend on the judgment of his mind. More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?