May 26, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa, Plainedge, Farmingdale and Amityville approve school budgets; library budgets also okayed

Massapequa School District voters approved their school budget by a vote of 3,245 to 2,621, and school Superintendent Charles Sulc said this year’s financial plan represented the lowest school budget and tax increase in 11 years. More...

Memorial Day Parade in Massapequa Park

Sgt. Peter F. Colleran Post #7763 Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Post #1066 are once again jointly conducting the Memorial Day Parade and Service in the Massapequas. More...

Long Island National Cemetery annual Memorial Day Service

D’A ndre a Bros. TheLong I sland Nat ional Cem etery Memorial Organization Inc. invites the public to attend the annual Memorial Day Service, Sun., May 30, 1:30 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

PARP kicks off at West Elementary School

Students at John H. West Elementary School in the Plainedge School District kicked off this year’s PARP (Parents As Reading Partners) program on Mon., March 1 when a few special guests visited the building. On the day before Dr. More...

Massapequa Soccer Club Alumni Soccer Match May 28

TheMassapequa Soccer Club is organizing a first ever alumni soccer match for Berner alumni vs. Massapequa alumni., Memorial Day weekend., Fri., May 28, 6 p.m. at Burns Park. Alumni, family and interested individuals are welcome. More...

MHS hosts annual Under the Lights Track and Field Competition

On Fri., May 7, Massapequa High School hosted the second Under the Lights Track and Field Competition. More than 1,000 athletes representing 36 high schools in Nassau and Suffolk competed. More...

Library

It's Happenin' At Your Library

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

Obituaries

James A. Flynn, veteran, boater and Long Island restaurateur

Funeral services were held Sunday for James Aloysius Flynn of Brightwaters, Fire Island and Amelia Island, Florida who died on Thurs., May 20, 2010. Mr. Flynn, son of John A. and Katherine Flynn, was born 1916 in Brooklyn, N.Y. More...

Opinion

Memorial Day’s meaning

From most historical accounts, Waterloo, New York is the official birthplace of Memorial Day, a prideful thing for New Yorkers who traditionally commemorate the day with parades, potato salad and patriotism. More...

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Long Islanders commemorate Memorial Day

Thousands of flags placed on graves at National Cemetery; parades bring out thousands

Veterans organizations, Boy Scout troops and hundreds of other volunteers... More...

North Massapequa Fire Department now Safe Havens

The North Massapequa Fire District Board of Commissioners recently passed a board resolution to designate its two firehouses as official “Safe Havens” for abandoned newborns. More...

Arson blamed for fire at vacant house

Massapequa Fire Marshals have determined a fire that broke out at an abandoned house in Massapequa was intentially set. More...

Sweeney graduates from basic training

Army Pvt. William J. Sweeney has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Sweeney graduated in 1991 from Plainedge Senior High School, and from Pasco-Hernando Community College, Dade City, Florida. More...

 

People/Social

Free Food for seniors

TheCommodity Supplemental Food Program (C.S.F.P.) is offering free food for seniors age 60 or more who meet income guidelines. The program is funded by USDA, NYSDOH and administrated by Catholic Charities. More...

Amityville Woman’s Club holds it’s annual Philanthropies Luncheon in April

The Amityville Woman’s Club held its annual philanthropies luncheon on April 21 at the Southward Ho Country club. More than 120 women attended. Mary Ann Costa, president, welcomed everyone. More...

Massapequa Woman’s Club hosts Charity Fashion Show and Luncheon

The Woman’s Club of Massapequa held its Annual Charity Fashion Show and Luncheon at the Coral House in Baldwin, Wed., April 28 with fashions provided by Annie Sez of Massapequa. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Alf Wight. Chances are, you never heard of him. 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...

Blue Angels Air Show to be held Memorial Day Weekend

The United States Navy Blue Angels, the world’s oldest and most renowned flight demonstration squadron, will headline the Bethpage Federal Credit Union 2010 Air Show at Jones Beach on Sat., May 29, and Sunday, May 30, 10 a.m.. More...

YES Community Counseling Center Garage Sale June 5

YES Community Counseling Center, 75 Grand Ave., Massapequa, will be conducting its annual garage sale on Sat., June 5, 9 a.m.t o 3 p.m. More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?