February 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

NCPD anonymous drug analysis program

The Nassau County Police Department has an Anonymous Drug Analysis Program available to parents/guardians in Nassau County who believe their child may be in possession of drugs. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa athletes score in Oyster Bay town supervisor's 5 K run

John Daly of North Massapequa took 21st place overall and first in the 50-54 age group to lead a large contingent of runners from the Massapequas and Amityville in the 26th annual Oyster Bay Town Supervisor’s Oyster Festival 5 Kilometer Run, h More...

Throwing Strikes and winning awards

Plainedge High School’s 2009 varsity softball team, which was coached by Jason McGowan and assistant coach Tara Kalberer, has been named a 2008-2009 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Academic Team. More...

Plainedge takes second place in magazine contest

Members of the 2008-2009 Plainedge High School Ventures Magazine and their faculty advisor, Kim D’Angelo, received second-place honors in the Annual American Scholastic Press Association magazine competition. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ A t Your Library

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 More...

Obituaries

Bernice “Bessie” Deane, Massapequa resident and homemaker

Longtime Massapequa homemaker Bernice “Bessie” Deane died Dec. 24, 2009 in West Islip. She was 105 years old and dedicated her life to caring for her home and family. More...

Opinion

Relieving the tax burden on LI is everyone’s job

N.C. Leg. and Presiding Officer Peter Schmitt decided, after a tremendous public outcry, to rescind the salary increases the legislature approved last week. More...

Be a hero today; donate blood

Every year about this time, the supply of blood that is vitally needed to save lives, runs low. More...

Bennett stirs controversy, comment

Dear Editor: It’s wonderful that Kathy Sullivan was and is so pleased with the Massapequa Schools. I have been a resident and had three children graduate from elementary, middle and high school in this town. More...

Massapequa Park considering cellular tower application

Can you hear me now? Perhaps not. Verizon is scrambling to fill a future coverage gap in cell phone service along Sunrise Highway in Massapequa Park when its cell phone antennas are scheduled to be removed from the Massapequa Water Tower in 2012. More...

Making a run for Massapequa

Massapequa High School runner Kim Gentry is shown on the track at the Friendship Games held at Nassau Coummunity College last month. Photo by Jeff Wilson More...

 

People/Social

A local Soldier thanks Unqua students

Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth Johnston paid a special visit to Unqua Elementary School in Massapequa. More...

Edward Nabet retires from the Massapequa Water District

Edward Nabet retired from the Massapequa Water District after 18 years of service to the people of the District. Nassau County Legislator Peter J. Schmitt was on hand to present a special Legislative Citation which proclaimed Dec. More...

McKenna Elementary School special assembly honoring Veteran’s Day

McKenna Elementary School in Massapequa Park held a special assembly honoring Veterans Day. Members of the sixth-grade class did short readings explaining the importance of the day and its significance to all Americans. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Sorry, I can’t let “sleeping dogs lie.” The lone tombstone in front of the LI State Parks Commission headquarters at Belmont Lake reads: “In Memory Of My Faithful Dog Robin- Mar. 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. More...

Adult education events at Temple B’nai Torah

As part of the adult education events at Temple B’nai Torah, Rabbi Bellows will present Passover: It Ain’t Just Matzo, Wed., March 3, 7:30 p.m. Make your Seder more than a meal. More...

McKenna Troop 2359 holds Operation Christmas Child

Massapequa’s McKenna Elementary Brownie Troop 2359 is sending presents and wellwishes to children in need as part of Operation Christmas Child. The collection was hosted by St. More...