September 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

NMFD celebrates 75th anniversary with community

The North Massapequa Fire Department recently cele­brated its 75th anniversary of dedicated service to the com­munity. More...

ToBay to host first Family Fall and Halloween Festival

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto invites residents and their families to the Town of Oyster Bay’s first Family Fall & Halloween Festival. The event will be held on Sat., Oct. 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Marjorie R. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

This is an equal opportunity, “bi-petual” appeal, seeking two separate homes for a special needs dog and a special needs cat. Neglect manifests itself in various ways. More...

Frank Buck Zoo in Massapequa

How many residents that live in the Massapequas know that during the 1930s and 1940s there was a zoo located on Sunrise Highway? More...

Reading glasses: stylish and more

(NU) - Over-the-counter reading glasses are safe, effective and affordable. More...

Obituaries

William S. Turner of Massapequa, engineer/technician

William S. Turner, a resident of Massapequa since 1951, died Sept. 4, 2009. He was 91 years old. Mr. Turn­er was on vacation in Brant Rock, Massachusetts at the time of his death. Raised on a farm in Petaluma, California, Mr. More...

MPK Village Mayor James Altadonna takes Nassau County to task over police services

Vandalism at Brady Park, criminal mischief to auto­mobiles parked along Park Boulevard and muggings near an elementary school may not seem like a major crime wave, but according to Massapequa Park Vil­lage James Altadonna, they are the kind of incid More...

Mejias to host hearing on NY Water rate hike plan

N.C. Leg. Dave Mejias is holding two meetings this weekend to give Massapequa residents served by New York Water a chance to speak on a proposal before the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC). More...

How much does a Village Police Department cost?

In his discussions about police protection, Massapequa Park Village Mayor James Altadonna discussed the possibility of establishing a Village Department within The Park. More...

2009 general tax collection closed

Oyster Bay Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich advises Town residents that the 2009 General Tax Collection Warrant has been closed and all related records have been turned over to the Nassau County Treasurer. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Div. 1 college baseball at John J. Burns Oct. 2

The Town of Oyster Bay will host the Supervisor’s Trophy Game, an NCAA Division 1 College Baseball Showdown, at John J. Burns Town Park on Merrick Road in Massapequa on Fri., Oct. 2, 7p.m., according to Town Supervisor John Venditto. More...

Fowl Ball!

Ducks win second-half championship

After a lengthy second half and shaky games in the Liberty Division over the last two months, the Ducks captured the division’s second-half championship and clinched a spot in the Atlantic League playoffs. 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

Craft vendors wanted

St. David’s Lutheran Church, Massapequa Park is looking for vendors for its craft fair to be held Sat. Nov. 7. The fair is for handmade crafts only. For information, call the office 516-799-7832. 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...

Distinguished Artists concerts set for this month

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Beth Faughnan announced that residents will be able to enjoy performances by the Homegrown String Band, on Sun. Oct. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Fall in love with autumn

If there was ever a time to live on Long Island and in New York State, it is autumn. At least that’s our opinion. There is no season more beautiful and up­lifting, even as the leaves fall from the trees. More...

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Public Commentary

As health care in America ails, reform is needed now says physician

Dear Editor: It has been my privilege as a primary care physician in Massapequa Park to get to know and touch the lives of thousands of patients in our community. I get to see the shortcomings of our current health care system on a daily basis. More...

Poll

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