May 19, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Town moves against gas station owners

The Town of Oyster Bay is moving to revoke the certificate of occupancy from a North Massapequa gasoline station saying the owners have allowed the business to become a nuisance in the community. More...

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Webelos from Pack 590 in Massapequa visited the Massapequa Post to learn about the newspaper business and earn their communications badge. More...

Former Fire Chief William Beato honored

Longtime Massapequa firefigther and former Chief of the Department William Beato, second from left, was honored by the department at its Annual Installation Dinner held recently. More...

Late school tax payers advised of last chance

Town of Oyster Bay Receiver of Taxes James J. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa HS hosts awareness week to Educate students on the Power of Positive Choices

In its ongoing effort to promote health and wellness and encourage positive decisionmaking among students, the Massapequa High School – Main Campus hosted its annual Awareness Week. More...

Making good choices at PHS

The unfortunate results of poor choices was the topic of conversation when Plainedge High School’s junior class attended an assembly program called Choices and Consequences. More...

McKenna Elementary gets a visit from Henry the Hand

The new year got off to a healthy start at McKenna Elementary with a visit from Henry the Hand Washing Champion. Students in kindergarten through grade three met Henry the Hand during physical educa- tion classes. More...

Library

It's Happenin' At Your Library

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Obituaries

James Smith: Good Sam Trustee, former Pres. of West Islip Lion’s Club

For his many years working with charitable, nonprofit organizations, West Babylon resident James J. Smith was honored by the Suffolk County Boy Scouts, the Museum of Stony Brook and Good Samaritan Hospital where he served as a Trustee. Mr. More...

Opinion

Ruling in; now New York should get busy and enact civil confinement law

Sometimes the Supreme Court gets it right. It did this week when it reversed a lower court ruling that said Congress overstepped its authority in allowing the indefinite detention of inmates considered “sexually dangerous.” More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Celebrate the true meaning of Memorial Day

Dear Editor: With Memorial Day fast approaching, I would like to express my thoughts on the “holiday.” There is not official greeting for this holiday and it is not “Happy Memorial Day.” This is a day of reflection and rem More...

Fire at abandoned house in Massapequa was arson, say investigators

Incendiary device started the blaze

A fire that broke out at an abandoned house on Erlwein Court and Merrick Road on Sun., May 16, has been determined to be arson, according to Fire Investigator Joseph Whittaker of the Nassau County Fire Marshall’s office. More...

MFD battles blaze at abandoned house

House destroyed and demolished, but no injuries

The Massapequa Fire Department battled a roaring blaze in an area filled with bamboo and other dense foliage Sun., May 16... More...

Community newspapers alive and well, despite public perception, says NYPA

In a twist on the famous Mark Twain quote, the reports about the demise of newspapers has been grossly exaggerated. More...

“Best In Town” Photo Contest deadline set for May 21st

Is photography a passion, hobby, or an elective class your son or daughter is taking? If you think they have an eye for what is the “Best in Town” then Senator Kemp Hannon is hoping they will participate in his upcoming photo contest. More...

State looking to return unclaimed funds

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington, 16th LD, Chairman of the Veterans & Seniors Committee, announced today that Michael Caplice, Long Island Regional Representative from the office of New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli will More...

 

People/Social

Medicine Cabinet Makeover: Stocking Up On What You Need

(NAPSA)-This year, Americans will suffer from approximately 1 billion colds. In order to be prepared and avoid lastminute trips to the pharmacy, it is important to have a well-stocked medicine cabinet. More...

ASK THE DOCTOR

Easing Upset Tummies

(NAPSA)-Doctors are taking a new look at an old remedy to help travel- ers, mothers-to-be, cancer patients and others with digestive distress. More...

St. Rose of Lima Girl Scouts reach out to sick kids

Girl Scout Troop 2419, a group of fifth graders from St. Rose of Lima Elementary School in Massapequa, recently made a donation to pediatric patients in the Child Life Program at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

And now a feline Public Service Announcement… Animal advocates (and people with common sense) need to unite so the Brookhaven Town Board does NOT pass a proposed feeding ban of feral cats on Town property. More...

Events & Calendar

Drug-Free Massapequa holding fundraiser May 25th

Drug Free Massapequa will hold its first annual Stop-NShop fundraiser night, Tues., May 25 at St. Rose of Lima auditorium, Bayview Avenue and Merrick Road, Massapequa. The doors open 7 p.m. and you can shop from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. More...

Rebuilding Together to meet June 2

The next meeting of Rebuilding Together, LI will be held Wed., June 2, 7:30 p.m. at the Farmingdale Public Library, 116 Merritts Rd., Farmingdale, 516-249-9090. More...

USS Elokomin AO-55 reunion planned

USS Elokomin (AO-55) of the U.S. Navy will hold a reunion Sept. 28 to Oct. 1 in Boston, Massachusetts. For information, contact Robert F. O’Sullivan, 25 Denny St., Dorchester, MA 02125. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Articles of Organization filed 4/5/10 for Stonebow LLC with NY Secretary of State (SSNY). Office located: Nassau County. SSNY designated for service of process & shall mail copy of such to the LLC, 9505 Persimmon Tree Rd., Potomac, MD 20854. More...

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