April 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

TEA party steeps in Massapequa

Residents, public officials and supporters of the TEA party movement came out in droves April 15 to protest high taxes. More...

Eagle Scout honored

Matthew Tramantano of Farmingdale earned the rank of Eagle Scout and was honored at Thomas Episcopal Church Farmingdale, April 16. He is shown with N.C. Leg. More...

Plainedge School nurse honored

Plainedge’s Eastplain Elementary School nurse Arlene Krassner was selected as one of 20 school nurses, school nurse educators and school nurse coordinators from across the nation to participate in the Annual Indoor Air Quality Symposium in More...

Sister Loyola hands over reins of Outreach program as she retires

Sister Loyola Curtin remembers when a young man, obviously intoxicated, stepped into the parish outreach center of St. Rose of Lima Church, asking for money. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

2010 Massapequa Coast Little League Opener Parade

On Sat., April 10, the 2010 Massapequa Coast Little League (MCLL) had its annual Opening Day Parade and Picture Day for all the teams, Tball thru the Majors. Theyassembled in front of Birch Lane Elementary School at 8:30 a.m. More...

Massapequa Mud Dogs Defeat Westchester Power House

Massapequa Mud Dogs eighth-grade lacrosse team defeated Westchester power house John Jay by a score of 7-1 behind the defense led by Andrew “The Hammer” Nadjari. More...

Massapequa High School Rifle Team places 2nd in the State

Three members of the Massapequa High School – Main Campus Rifle Team, coached by Alexander Norden, captured second place in the New York State Public High School Athletics Association (NYSPHSAA) Rifle Championship. More...

Obituaries

Marie Maenza, MPK resident, McKenna school monitor

When people would ask how their marriage lasted 50 years, Richard Maenza had a stock answer. “If I had to do it all over again, I’d do it with the same woman because she was my life,” he’d say. More...

Opinion

Should raising children today be this difficult and complicated?

I went to a baby shower this weekend, and it was a beautiful affair. As the future mother opened each gift, I became more and more convinced, however, that I had been a terrible mother. More...

Teachers must help out their communities in these tough economic times

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There’s plenty of shame to go around when it comes to Russian orphans

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BREAKING NEWS: Massapequa firefighters pull woman from burning home

Six dogs also rescued

Massapequa firefighters made a dramatic rescue of a woman and her six dogs from a fire... More...

Massapequa School Board adopts 2010-2011 budget

3.5M in reserves helps bring in 2.48% tax levy increase

The Massapequa School District adopted a new budget for next year that calls for an estimated general fund expenditure of $178.2 million, an increase of 3.55 percent or $6.1 million over the current expenditures $172.07. More...

L.I.'s baseball history recognized

Thesun was shining, and a cool breeze waftedthrough the air. It was the perfect setting to think baseball and that’s exactly what was on everyone’s mind as they gathered in Babylon Village on Sunday to honor the Cuban Giants. More...

Maria Regina Math Bee winners

Maria Regina School in Seaford held its annual Math Bee for students in grades six, seven and eight. Twelve students took turns showing their mental arithmetic skills. More...

Local youth lend a helping hand in New Orleans

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...

 

People/Social

Plainedge students enjoy a night of international celebration

Plainedge Middle School’s and Plainedge High School’s International Nights, were conducted at each school this March in celebration of the different cultures the students are studying in their foreign language classes. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Step back and view the “big picture” of Babylon history. More...

Library

It's Happenin' At Your Library

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

Events & Calendar

Friday Night Rebooted at Congregation Beth-El

Congregation Beth-El has created a new Friday evening service with new melodies and a fresh attitude called Friday Night Rebooted. The service is led by Hazzan Jefffery Myers and the Friday Night Band. More...

NMFD asks residents to donate blood on May 4

North Massapequa Fire Department Chief Stephen J. Shirreffs is urging residents to participate in the Department’s semi-annual blood drive scheduled for Tues., May 4, 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

NYS approved boater safety course offered this spring

The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering an approved boater safety course at The Massapequa Public Library, 40 Harbor Ln., Massapequa Park. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF THE MASSAPEQUA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF OYSTER BAY AND NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified voters of the Massapequa Union Free School D More...