October 14, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Mejias and Suozzi take Aqua Water to task on rate hike

Lawmakers say Massapequans disenfranchised from hearings by PSC

Nassau County Exec. Tom Suozzi stood on the front lawn of a home in East Massapequa flanked by N.C. Leg. Dave Mejias. More...

Golf for Grace Outing coming Mon., October 26th

Grace Day School of Massapequa will host a fall golf outing on Monday October 26th at the Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course in Woodbury. Tee off is 11:00 a.m. and cocktails and dinner will begin at 4:30pm. More...

Peter Schmitt sees opposition from John Rennhack—again

Nassau County Legislature

In the words of Yogi Berra, “It’s déja vu all over again” in the 12th District in Nassau County where Democrat John Rennhack tries to unseat incumbent Republican Peter Schmitt—for the third time. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Search for Sensation Continues: The Chicago Field article below describes the April 1880 Opening of the Westminster Kennel in Babylon. More...

Events & Calendar

Massapequa Reformed Church to host Rummage Sale next month

The Massapequa Reformed Church, Ocean Avenue and Merrick Road, Massapequa, will hold its fall rummage sale, Fri., Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sat. Nov. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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...

Explore a career in law enforcement

TheNassau County Police Explorer Post 7000 will hold an open house, Thurs., Oct. 15, 7 to 9 p.m. at St. David’s Lutheran Church, 20 Clark Blvd., Massapequa Park. More...

Candidates discuss development and taxes

Town of Oyster Bay

Development and taxes are on the mind of both incumbents and candidates running for the Town of Oyster Bay Board. Both the Democratic and Republican candidates are in agreement that these issues need to be addressed. More...

In the News

Chamber picks up book tab for local college students

For the third year in a row, the Massapequa Merchants Association presented scholarships to local students who had worked for a merchant this year. The $100 check was presented to 14 students to help defray their textbook costs for college. More...

Police, school handling student who made threats

Nassau County Police are investigating a threatening incident that took place in Massapequa last week. Police and other sources gave this account: On Mon., Oct. More...

Dave Mejias squares off against Joe Belesi

Nassau County Legislature

Political rivals Dave Mejias and Joe Belesi square off again this year in a race for a seat in the Nassau County Legislature’s 14th District. More...

Tom Suozzi and Ed Mangano offer two views of County assessments

County Executive

Despite a recent report by Nassau County’s Tax As­sessor that called Nassau County’s method of levying taxes on homes and other real property “fair and ac­curate,” More...

 

Schools/Sports

Suffolk County High Schools become co-producers of television and online services through MSG Varsity

Cablevision launches the ultimate destination for “Everything High School.” Thisnew initiative gives students valuable real life skills. Beginning in September, Cablevision is bringing MSG Varsity to SuffolkCounty. More...

Library

Post LIBRARY

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Obituaries

J. Schlosser: Massapequa Preschool Director

Judith Schlosser, who ran The Little Shining Star Preschool in Massapequa, died Aug. 31, 2009. She was the owner, operator and director of the preschool on Nearwater Avenue in Massapequa for more than 20 years and was a longtime Massapequa resident. More...

Bereavement group to be held Thursday evenings

A bereavement group for adults who have had a sig­nificant loss – spouse/partner, adult loss of parent, etc. will be held in the Parish Center of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, North Ocean Avenue, Patchogue on Thursday from 6:30-8:00 PM. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Protect your right to vote—get to the polls

Every year at this time, as we are immersed in the myriad issues, ideas, debates and platforms of candidates running for office in November. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Americans are calling for a return to the tenets of their Founding Fathers

Dear Editor When after time and human events a government charged with the responsibility of serving the governed, transforms itself to a government that serves itself, at the expense of its citizens, shall force, its citizens to begin the process More...

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