March 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug Doc of Massapequa to face trial and jail time for selling Rx drugs

A Nassau County judge decided that Massapequa drug doctor, Dr. Saji Francis, pretended he had a drug habit in order to get into a treatment program and avoid jail. More...

Bird Walk set for March 21st

Join the South Shore Audubon Society Bird Walk on Sun., March 21, 9:30 a.m. to noon in Point Lookout Town Park and Lido Beach Passive Nature Area. Thebird walk is free of charge. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Dogs, cats and even horses are innocent victims of the economic downturn too. Yet Pet Peeves, Inc. “the voice of Long Island animals” continues to speak up for them. More...

Pets for Adoption

Shown, right, Senior Shepherd mix, “Cookie” ~ Her owner was deployed. More...

Library

It's Happenin' At Your Library

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •The Contemporary Book Discussion Group will meet Sat., March 13, 1 p.m. to discuss Just Take My Heart by Mary Higgins Clark. More...

Obituaries

Walter Dibbins: loving educator, longtime L.I. Weather Observers member

Former college professor and avid weather observer Walter N. Dibbins of Massapequa died Feb. 1, 2010. He was 86. Mr. Dibbins was a 30-year member of the Long Island Weather Observers Club who had helped the groundhog see his shadow this year. More...

Opinion

TheCensus: fillit out and mail it back for your community

By mid-March, residents will be receiving their 2010 Census forms and we’d like to impress upon our readers the importance of filling out the form and returning it in a timely manner. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

The business of government should be open

Dear Editor: On Feb. 25, while walking to the informal meeting called the Health Care Reform Summit, a reporter asked President Obama a few quick questions. After answering, he added, “I always have a plan.” More...

Christopher Napolitano named to Hall of Fame

Christopher Napolitano, of North Massapequa, was recently honored by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame with their Scholar Athlete Award. More...

Farmingdale College to close its pool as cost-cutting measure

Local swimming teams left high and dry as coaches scramble for alternate sites

Within two years, Farmingdale State College’s pool, which is used by many local swim clubs and school teams, will be closed. More...

Community newspapers reach out to their readers

Association of local newspapers begins educational campaign

The New York Press Association, which represents local newspapers throughout the State, has hired Korey Kay & Partners of Manhattan to develop and implement an integrated marketing campaign emphasizing the importance and vitality of community newspa More...

Massapequan to play role in Steel Magnolias at Adelphi

Jessica Gray of Massapequa, will be playing the part of Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie in Adelphi University’s production of Steel Magnolias through March 14. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Flecker makes dean's list

Melissa Flecker, a resident of Massapequa, has been named to the dean's list at the University of Delaware. She is the daughter of Jeanne and Harry Flecker and is studying Elementary Education. More...

Massapequa's St. William the Abbott students made soldiers to honor veterans

Ms. Cromarty’s first grade class at St. William the Abbot School in Seaford made soldiers to honor our veterans. The students discussed family members that were veterans and shared stories of honor and pride from the past. More...

Plainedge High School tenth-grade students participate in Job Shadow Day program

Plainedge High School tenth-grade students had the opportunity to learn firsthand what it was like to work in a variety of professions when they participated in this year’s Job Shadow Day program, which was held on Feb. 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...

Bonsai root pruning workshop to be offered March 12

TheBonsai Society of Greater New York, Inc. will host a root-pruning workshop, on Fri., March 12, 8 p.m. at the Farmingdale College greenhouse. Resident bonsai artist Vincent Russo Jr. More...

Last Hope Animal Rescue to hold St. Pat’s dinner March 14

Last Hope Animal Rescue’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner and auction will be held Sun. March 14, 1 to 5 p.m. at the Milleridge Cottage at Milleridge Inn, 585 North Broadway, Jericho. There will be a live auction and raffle baskets. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SPECIAL DISTRICT MEETING ON March 16, 2010 AMITYVILLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TOWNS OF BABYLON, SUFFOLK COUNTY AND OYSTER BAY, NASSAU COUNTY, STATE OF NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a resolution of the Board of Educati More...

Poll

Do you approve of the way the Obama administration is handling the Ebola crisis?