October 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Troop 660 remembers every fallen 9/11 victim

On Sunday September 9, over the course of three hours, Boy Scouts from Troop 660 as part of ser­vice project carefully placed 2,974 individual American flags, blanketing the lawn of Massapequa Park Village Hall. More...

ToBay leaf collection schedule

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano, reminds residents that the Town’s 2009 Leaf Collection Program will take place during the month of November. Thespecial leaf collection program will begin on Mon., Nov. 2, and end on Mon., Nov. More...

Mangano brings lawsuit against the BOE; ballot issue now resolved

Ed Mangano, a Republican running for County Executive against Democrat Tom Suozzi on Nov. 3, brought a lawsuit against the Nassau County Board of Elections (BOE) last week charging that the BOE’s Democratic Commissioner William T. More...

Walker, Majid square off for run for seat in 17th LD

The seat in the 17th Legislative Dis­trict is currently held by Republican Ed Mangano, who is running this year for County Executive. More...

New Director of Guidance welcomed to FSD

The Farmingdale School District welcomed Marueen Moloughney as the new director of guidance. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Note: To mark Edgar Allan Poe’s 200th birthday, fans from around the world staged a grand funeral do-over in Baltimore this month to make up for the shabby burial the writer received in 1849. More...

A lake in Massapequa made just for Mary

Fifty years before the Brooklyn Water Works Res­ervoir was built to the west of Brady Park and north of the Long Island Railroad tracks, the man-made lake at the corner of Ocean Avenue and Merrick Road was un­der More...

Library

Post LIBRARY

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •The Library has announced that downloadable audiobooks are now available on the Library website. More...

Obituaries

‘Pequan Joan Montario: Massapequa resident, former Elks Lodge “Doe” President

Massapequa resident and former Elks Lodge “Doe” President Joan G. Montario died Sept. 20, 2009. She was 79. Mrs. More...

Opinion

Endorsements, 2009

Many of the popular quotes and statements about elections in our country perpetuate public apathy and take a jaded look at their value, effectiveness and relationship to America’s concept of freedom. More...

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In the News

Massapequa Homecoming this Saturday

The Massapequa High School Spirit Week and Home­coming tradition will continue this year with an array of events culminating with our annual pep rally, homecom­ing parade and football game on Sat., Oct. 24th. More...

The Rev. Joshua D. Walters selected as new Rector of Grace Church Massapequa

The Grace Church Vestry announced the selection of the Rev. Joshua D. Walters as the 7th rector of Grace Episcopal Church of Massapequa. Rev. Walters will officiate at his first service at Grace Church on Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. More...

Correction

CORRECTION: A story that appeared in last week’s edition, “Dave Mejias squares off against Joe Belesi,” contained an error. More...

Long Island sees slight increase in average price of single-family homes

Themedian price of a single-family home in Nassau and Suffolkcounties rose for the first time in more than a year, according to figures released by the New York State Association of Realtors. More...

Phys Ed is ACES in Massapequa

Around the Massapequa Public School District, one of the major goals of the physical education program is to teach students about lifelong fitness habits and encourage them to make safe and healthy choices. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Massapequa gymnast competes at New York State USAIGC Championships

Julianne Smith, of Massapequa, recently took part in two gymnastics championships. More...

Anchor Park in Massapequa named John Schroeder Field by officials

On Sat., June 6, the soccer field at Anchor Park in Massapequa was named John Schroeder Field in a ceremony conducted by officials from the Town of Oyster Bay. More...

Triathlon held at Runners Edge in Farmingdale

The Town of Oyster Bay Triathlon Clinic was held recently at Runners Edge in Farmingdale. 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. THURSDAY, October 22 •Plainedge Bd. of Ed. More...

Harvest Pet Fest benefit Nov. 5

TheFall “Harvest Pet Fest” Dinner to benefit the dogs and cats of Last Hope Inc. Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation will be held Thurs., Nov. 5, 6:30 to 1030 p.m. at Chateau La Mer, 845 South Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst. More...

Craft vendors wanted

Vendors are wanted for a holiday craft fair to be held Sat., Nov. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. David’s Lutheran Church, 20 Clark Blvd., Massapequa Park. Only vendors selling handcrafted items will be at the event. More...

Poll

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