July 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

IN THE NEWS

Roberta Schieda (left) of Massapequa was named a Nurse Practitioner Association of Long Island (NPALI) 2010 Spring Scholarship recipient. Ms. Jeanne Martin (center) regional director of NPALI presented the $1,500 scholarship at the. More...

MSD switches principals; some parents angry

An announcement that a popular elementary school principal in Massapequa will not return in September has parents and students in an uproar. More...

POLICE BLOTTER

The following incidents have been reported by the Nassau County police departments Seventh and Eighth precincts, and other local police and fire agencies: Burglary More...

Pets Pets Pets

Oscar, an ordinary, black cat from Britain made medical history last month. He’s been dubbed the “bionic cat” because of his surgically implanted prosthetic back feet. More...

Last Hope fundraiser Flea Market

Last Hope Animal Rescue Flea Market to benefit homeless dogs/cats on Sunday July 11 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Last Hope Dog Center, 642 Route 109 Lindenhurst (behind Basic Pet Care). More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Golf Tourney August 13

The 33rd annual Doppy Open Golf Tournament will be held Fri., Aug. 13 at the Middle Island County Club, Middle Island, at noon, followed by a cocktail hour and dinner. More...

Massapequa Women’s Club presents two local students with scholarships

The Child Welfare Department of the Massapequa Women’s Club presented scholarships to two Massapequa High School seniors at their May General Meeting. Pictured are: Fran Bassett, Co-Chair More...

Maria Regina School celebrates 40th anniversary Earth Day

This year, Maria Regina School in Seaford celebrated the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. First, the school held two fundraisers to pay for the new compost machine the Maria Regina’s “Go Green” club purchased. More...

Opinion

Protect yourself and others as temperatures rise

The next few days are expected to be very hot and break records for July temperatures. It’s a good time to take some precautions to protect you and your family this summer. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

It’s time to send Washington’s big spenders packing, including President Obama

Dear Editor: More...

Police seek public's help solving bank robberies - Free Access

Serial robber being sought

Nassau County Police are looking for a man who they believe committed five bank robberies, including one at chase Bank, 4210 Sunrise Hwy., Massapequa on July 3. More...

Massapequans Celebrate Independence Day on Parade

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Hundreds marched in the annual Independence Parade in Massapequa Park July 4th. The event was attended by thousands after a fireworks display the night before. More...

Massapequa Park Village hosts Breakfast and Irish Night as summer kicks off

The smell and sound of sizzling bacon wafted through the air as coffee perked, scrambled eggs were cooked up and bagels and french toast completed Breakfast in the Park in Massapequa Park last weekend. More...

Neighbors and gasoline station owners at odds

A dispute between the owners of a North Massapequa gasoline station and their neighbor has escalated, drawing in the Town of Oyster Bay and bringing the dispute before the courts. More...

This Week’s events

THURSDAY, July 8 •Scrabble: 12:15 to 3:15 p.m., Plainedge Public Library, 1060 Hicksville Rd., Massapequa. For further info., call 827-9506. More...

Pets for Adoption

Buddy ~ Senior Shepherd More...

Blood Drive at GSH

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center invites the community to participate in a blood drive Tuesday, August 10, 10 am to 6 pm. Registration will be conducted in the main lobby of the hospital, located at 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. More...

 

People/Social

Planning Commission to conduct interviews

The Massapequa Park Planning Commission will interview candidates for a position on the Planning Commission. Submit your resume to Village Hall, 151 Front St., Massapequa Park. Questions may be referred to 798-0244, extension 30. More...

Oyster Bay Town Music under the Stars summer concert series continues

Michael Amante, Al Jardine’s Endless Summer Band and Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks are just some of the performers Oyster Bay Town residents will be able to enjoy during the second week of the 2010 Music Under the Stars concert s More...

Queen of the Rosary luncheon

Dominican Village, 565 Albany Ave., Amityville, is hosting an encore reunion luncheon for all graduates and faculty members of the former Queen of the Rosary Academy on Sun., Sept. 12, noon to 4 p.m. in the Helen Butler Hall. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Oscar, an ordinary, black cat from Britain made medical history last month. He’s been dubbed the “bionic cat” because of his surgically implanted prosthetic back feet. More...

Obituaries

Luis Pizzaro of E. Massapequa, Korean War veteran, jeweler and printer

by Tiffany Elliott Longtime East Massapequa resident Luis Pizarro died May 26, 2010 at Hospice Inn in Melville. He was 81. More...

Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary State lawmaker blasts New York’s outlandish budget

Once again this year, the process in Albany has turned its back on Long Island. A late budget; but much worse, a bad budget. This year’s budget process, completely controlled by leaders from New York City, has been the worst yet. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

Notice of formation of PCT HOLDINGS LLC. Articles of organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 5/4/2010. Office located in Nassau. SSNY has been designated for service process. More...

Poll

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