March 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Massapequa athletes try for state finals

Massapequa athletes took part in the Nassau County Section 8 Championships at Hofstra qualifiers at Suffolk CC-Brentwood last month. Sopohomore Joe Caraciola came in 2nd with a long lump of 21-feet, 1.25 inches. He qualified for the State finals. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

The “Quinn plot” thickens. Quinn was a wonderful English Setter rescued from the city shelter. We knew him less than a month before his kidneys succumbed to untreated Lyme disease. More...

Pets for Adoption

“Bradley” ~ Pit mix. 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...

Bird Walk to be held March 21

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. The bird walk is free of charge. More...

Amityville Kiwanis offers scholarship

The Amityville Kiwanis Club is offering all high school seniors residing within the Amityville School District to apply for the Amityville Kiwanis Club Achievement Award. More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF THE FARMINGDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified voters of the Farmingdale Union Free School District of the Towns of Oyster Bay and Babyl More...

Former Massapequan to run in Boston Marathon for charity

Amy Lepre Brock, a 1994 Massapequa High School graduate, will run the prestigious Boston Marathon as a member of the Children’s Hospital Boston Miles for Miracles Team. More...

New recycling day for Massapequa Park Village

Attention Massapequa Park residents: Your recycling day is now Thursday. The Town of Oyster Bay changed its S.O.R.T. pick up from Wednesday to Thursday last month and tried to get the word out, but apparently not everyone got the message. More...

 

People/Social

Pythians Tumor Foundation

Mid Island Lodge No. 828 Knights of Pythias of Massapequa has provided funding for the Children’s Tumor Foundation as part of year-round altruistic endeavors. More...

St. William the Abbot Troop 690 volunteers

Recently, Boy Scouts from St. William the Abbot’s Troop 690 did their part to make the Seaford/ Massapequa commu- nity a little nicer. They do many volunteer projects each year but especially enjoy ones where they get some fresh air. More...

Drug Free Massapequa holds open house

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino recently attended Drug Free Massapequa’s open house event designed to promote a drugfree environment for the safety and health of the children and residents of Massapequa and surrounding communities. More...

Library

It's Happenin' at Your Library

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •The Harbor Lane Library will be showing the classic movie The Mad Miss Manton, Sat., March 20, 2 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Johnson, U.S. Navy WAVE and Massapequa Park pioneer

Dorothy Johnson, longtime Massapequa Park resident and community volunteer, died Feb. 18, 2010 of complications from pneumonia. She was 86. Mrs. Johnson grew up in Rockaway Beach, and moved to Massapequa Park with her husband, Walter, in 1954. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Our real power is in people

There we were, sitting in our homes without electricity and bemoaning our state. What would we do without television? How could we style our hair without a blow dryer. More...

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Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary

State of U.S. infrastructure is shameful

Dear Editor: That narrowly-averted “catastrophic failure” faced by the Queensboro Bridge in the late 1970s (The Story of this Country’s Bridges spans History, Feb. More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?