January 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

A call for two more cell towers in MPK Village

Massapequa Park Village has two calls on hold. The Village is currently entertaining applications from two different cell phone companies. More...

THE POSt IN tHE pASt...

TheMassapequa Post- Dec. 19, 1968 Hong Kong Epidemic Strikes More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

“Quinn” an emaciated English Setter found wandering by Animal Care & Control in the Bronx the day after Christmas wins “Best In Shelter”. Hands down. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ A t Your Library

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane More...

Obituaries

Francoise Jaycox: business owner and longtime resident of Massapequa Park

Former Massapequa Park resident, Francoise Jaycox, who operated a business selling and repairing cash registers, died Jan. 3, 2010. She was 82 years old and the mother of five. More...

Opinion

Residents should get involved in school budget process now

School district’s are in the midst of putting together their 2010-2011 school budgets. As we do every year, we are reminding readers and members of the community that now is the time to get involved in the process. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Gary Bennett responds to criticism of his position on school budgets

Dear Editor: I would like to respond to Kathy Sullivan’s letter. (Bennett’s criticism of MSD stems from his failures to win a school board seat, not reality, Jan. More...

MPK athlete named Soccer Player of the Year

Vicki DiMartino, of Massapequa Park, a freshman at Boston College, has been named New England Soccer News Women's College Player of the Year. More...

New website provides help to Long Island's uninsured

Uninsured Long Islanders now have access to an improved, user-friendly bilingual website to help them enroll in Medicaid, Family Health Plus, and Child Health Plus, the public insurance programs offered by the NY State. More...

Beware of phishing scams during busy tax season

If an operator calls claiming to be from the IRS and asks for your social security number, beware. Neither the IRS, nor any reputable credit or taxing agency makes requests for this information over the telephone or via the Internet. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Massapequa HS runner takes 3,200-meter race at NCCC meet

Andrew Valenski, captain of the Massapequa High School track team, is shown crossing the finish line, winning the 3,200-meter race at Nassau County Community College Jan. 6. More...

El Dia de los Muertos

Plainedge Spanish class celebrates Spanish heritage month

As an extension of their classroom lessons, students in Aurora O’Brien’s Spanish IV class at Plainedge High School experienced Spanish culture when they celebrated Spanish 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 21 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. More...

A Billy Joel Experience

YES Community Counseling Center, a nonprofit community-based organization is holding a fundraising concert with the Billy Joel Tribute Band, Big Shot, Thurs., Feb. 11. Doors open 7:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 8:15 p.m. More...

UCPN Polar Bear Plunge to take place March 7

TheSixth Annual Polar Bear Plunge to benefit the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County, Inc. (UCPN) will be held Sun., March 7 at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay. More...