April 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Two local youths lend a helping hand in New Orleans

Shocked at extent of devastation that continues there

Kevin Conwell and James Nelson of Massapequa, both juniors at Kellenberg Memorial High School, along with 13 other boys from Kellenberg and Chaminade High Schools, volunteered with the St. Bernard Project in New Orleans. More...

Small toxic spill in South Oaks Hospital brings out local first responders

A minor toxic spill in the laundry room of South Oaks Hospital Monday morning sent eight people to the hospital with minor respiratory problems. All were released later in the day. More...

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At its recent installation dinner, the Massapequa Park Republican Club (Park GOP) recognized Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano as Republican of the Year. More...

AMHS presents Once Upon a Mattress

The Amityville Memorial High School Drama Club presented Once Upon A Mattress last month, drawing enthusiastic crowds of residents, friends and family members. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Too bad Emily Post never wrote a book about canine etiquette. More...

Library

It's Happenin' At Your Library

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •Tonight, Wed., April 21, 7 p.m. the Cornell University Cooperative Extension will host Lawn Care and Our Environment at the Harbor Lane Library. 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, April 22 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. More...

Brochure on animal shelter available

If you’ve been thinking about adding a fourlegged friend to your family, the Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter has kittens, puppies, dogs and cats all waiting for a home, according to Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano. More...

Lions Club to hold garage sale April 25

The Massapequa Park Lions Club will be hosting a garage sale Sat., April 24, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a rain date of April 25. The sale will be held at 21 Herbert Ave., Massapequa, off Block Boulevard. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

LEGAL NOTICE FARMINGDALE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT Farmingdale, New York NOTICE TO BIDDERS Farmingdale Union Free School District has declared the following items as “surplus” and will accept sealed bids for the disposal of such. More...

Plainedge School District nurse receives honors

Arlene Krassner speaks at national sympsoium

Plainedge’s Eastplain Elementary School nurse Arlene Krassner was selected... More...

MFD volunteers at scene of major accident

One vehicle flips over twice

On Sunday, April 25, the Massapequa Fire Department responded to a report about an auto accident... More...

Farmingdale School Budget set to go up 3.27 percent; no cuts planned

If approved by voters, the proposed Farmingdale School District 2010/2011 budget calls for a 3.27 percent increase with no administrative or programs cuts. The $4-million increase is due to raises in salaries, benefits and contractual costs. More...

Local girls score big

The Suffolk County Women's Basketball Coaches Association Annual Awards Dinner was held at Villa Lombardi's in Holbrook on March 18. More...

John and Catherine Tuohy celebrate 60th anniversary

John and Catherine Tuohy of Philadelphia Avenue, Massapequa Park, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. They were married April 22, 1950. More...

 

People/Social

Assemblyman Saladino attends Cub Scout Blue and Gold Event

Participating in their annual Blue and Gold dinner, Assemblyman Joseph Saladino recently met with Cub Scout Pack 776 in Massapequa where he discussed his role in the New York State Legislature and the basics of the legislative process. More...

Presbyterian Community Church in Massapequa annual Blood Drive

On March 21, the Presbyterian Community Church of Massapequa, 150 Pittsburgh Ave. hosted its annual spring blood drive. Twenty four pints of precious blood were collected. More...

St. David’s Kids Hop for Muscular Dystrophy Assoc.

February was a busy month for the children who attend St. David’s Lutheran Church’s preschool in Massapequa Park. More...

Obituaries

TOBAY homeowners cleanups scheduled

The second of eight 2010 Homeowners Cleanup programs for Oyster Bay Town residents will take place on Sat., May 1, according to Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano. More...

Phyllis O’Donnell: Massapequa resident, loving homemaker

Sports enthusiast and loving homemaker Phyllis J. O’Donnell died April 7, 2010 surrounded by her loved ones. She was 78. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Theyheard something, said something and saved lives in Plainedge

The news reports about the incident in Plainedge High School where a student was planning a Columbine like incident is a chilling reminder that we must, in every community, maintain a vigilance against this kind of threat of violence. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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New EPA regulations will have a negative impact on Long Island’s real estate values

Dear Editor: More...

Poll

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