January 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber of Commerce refurbished Fiorenza Park

Members of the Chamber of Commerce of the Massapequas recently met to refurbish the Jerry Fiorenza Garden, which is located in front of the Massapequa Post Office on Killian Road. More...

LI Soldier rescues dog in Iraq; brings him home

Apparently man’s best friend is just that, regardless of what area of the world you findyourself in. More...

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Schools/Sports

Kiwanis Builders Club started at Berner Middle School

The Kiwanis Club of the Massapequas announced that it has sponsored a Kiwanis Builders Club within the Alfred. Berner Middle School in Massapequa. More...

Information about college tuition assistance programs available at Sen. Fuschillo’s office

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced that his office has free information available about college tuition assistance programs. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Teddy” a small Newfoundland mix, spent at least four months living in the woods where Southern State meets Bethpage Parkway. A group of dedicated people were determined to bring him to safety. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ A t Your Library

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue • 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane • 799-0770 •The Harbor Lane Library will host a seminar on Understanding Swine Flu and Pandemics by Dr. Cynthia Paulis on Thurs., Jan 14, 7 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Frank Campson, decorated WWII veteran

Former Massapequan, Frank M. Campson, died Dec. 12, 2009. He lived on Forest Avenue for many years. Mr. Campson received two Purple Hearts for his service in the U.S. Marines during World War II. More...

Opinion

Views of the news

Simon Cowell, the force behind the popular show, American Idol, once said “Not everybody is perfect, and I don’t think we should be looking for perfect people.” It was Simon Cowell, and several other “imperfect people&rdq More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

We told them it would come to this

The Library of Congress missed a chance to right its wrong and reinstate Col. Morris Davis to his post at the Library’s Congressional Research Service (CRS) in December. Col. More...

Massapequa Schools to hold drug prevention forum tonight

Plans to use drug-sniffing dogs to be unveiled

Tues., Jan. 19: The Massapequa School District will begin a narcotics-detection program using drug-sniffing dogs in its secondary school buildings as part of its substance abuse prevention program. More...

MHS Lady Chiefs defeat Mepham HS

The Massapequa Lady Chiefs defeated Mepham High School 58-29 in a basketball game Sat., Jan. 16. Lady Chiefs played hard, taking advantage of their opponents’ injuries. Left, Senior Guard and Co-Captain Nikki Daly, #10, scored nine points. More...

Couple engages in memories of the past as they look to the future

Ten years ago, James (Jimmy) Dolan asked Courtney Treacy to dance at her Sweet Sixteen party, which was held at LaGrange Inn in West Islip. More...

Sexual assault in Field of Dreams under investigation

The Amityville Village and Nassau County Police departments worked together to apprehend and arrest a subject involved in a sexual assault that took place at the Field of Dreams at Old Sunrise Hwy., Massapequa Dec. 8. More...

Massapequa FD puts out blaze at home on Clocks Boulevard

Massapequa firefighters quickly extinguished a fire that erupted at a home on Clocks Boulevard shortly before 1 p.m., Jan. 5. More...

 

People/Social

MPK Seniors “Brady Bunch” hold holiday party

Massapequa Park Seniors, known as the “Brady Bunch,” held their annual holiday party recently. Nassau County Legislator Peter J. Schmitt was among the public officials who attended to extend good wishes for the season. More...

Historical Society holds Harvest Fair

The Historical Society of the Massapequas held its annual Harvest Fair on the grounds of the Old Grace Church on Merrick Road, which is the home of the Historical Society. Nassau County Leg. Peter J. More...

Labriola speaks to Sons of Italy

Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steve Labriola recently spoke to members of the Order of Sons of Italy in America at the Ann Bambino Lodge in Massapequa Park in honor of Italian Heritage Month. More...

Events & Calendar

This Week’s events

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, January 14 More...

Dahlias 101 offered Jan. 21

The Long Island Dahlia Society will hold a Dahlias 101 class Thurs., Jan. 21, 7 p.m. at the HG Williams Community Center on Ritter Ave., Massapequa. There will be refreshments after the class and admission is free. All are welcome. More...

Music Lover’s Expo Jan. 17

The Long Island Music Lover’s Expo will be held Sun., Jan. 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Broadway and Veterans Boulevard by the LIRR, Massapequa. Admission is $5 and there is ample free parking. More...