August 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Tougher DWI law in effect this week

Those convicted will be required to install ignition interlock systems in their vehicles

On Sunday, the latest weapon against drunk drivers—a law requiring ignition interlock systems on vehicles owned by drivers convicted of drunk driving—goes into effect. More...

IN THE NEWS

MHS student wins photo contest

Alexa Castaldo, a student at Massapequa High School, was recently awarded the grand prize for Massapequa in Senator Kemp Hannon’s 2010 “Best In Town” photo competition. More...

NMFD takes part in Town's Salute to America program

The North Massapequa Fire Department provided logistical assistance to fly an impressive American flag above the stage of the Town of Oyster Bay’s recent “Salute to America” concert at John J. Burns Park in Massapequa. More...

Where do those inflatable rats come from anyway?

The inflatable rats displayed by unions to bring public awareness at construction and building sites where non union workers are employed are manufactured by several companies, including Big Sky Balloons and Searchlights, Plainfied, Illinois. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Why is it, sir, as we grow older and wiser, we become LESS valued?” ….an astute question asked in a book about the late German Shepherd, Nannie Millie. More...

Events & Calendar

YES Community Center “Taste of the Town” event scheduled for Sept. 23

Help YES Community Counseling Center to raise funds to continue its fight to increase awareness, prevent and treat drug use and abuse and promote healthy families and a safe community. More...

Senator Kemp Hannon holds Job Fair

During this tough economic climate, it’s no easy task to find an employer who is hiring. More...

LAWMAKERS AND SCOUTS:

LAWMAKERS AND SCOUTS: On Fri., June 11, Nassau County Legislator Joe Belesi and Nassau County Presiding Officer Peter Schmitt attended the Plainedge Association of Girl Scouts Annual Bridging Fly Up c More...

Today's Post, Aug. 25: Police shut down house of prostitution in Massapequa

Flushing woman charged; nieghbors shocked

By Jenna Fratello A man empties the trunk of his car following a two-week vacation. Next door a couple work on their garden and across the street a statue of the Blessed Mother sits on a front lawn. More...

Amityville Horror house draws bargain hunters, the curious

Moving sale held today

Sat., Aug. 21: A woman jogged and a couple walked along the tree-lined street. Another woman pushed a baby carriage while ... More...

How the systems work

An ignition interlock is a sophisticated system that tests for alcohol on a driver's breath. It is a device that requires a vehicle operator to blow into a small handheld alcohol sensor unit that is attached to a vehicle's dashboard. More...

Merchants fair is a big hit in Massapequa Park Village

Watch video of the event!

Thousands converged on Park Boulevard and Front Street in Massapequa Park for the annual Merchants’ Fair held Aug 7 and 8. More...

Massapequa School District asbestos contract raises controversy

A large, inflatable rat was perched on Merrick Road in front of Massapequa High School last month as workers renovated the high school cafeteria. More...

Four arrested for robbery in MPK

Four people were arrested in Massapequa and charged with robbery Wednesday August 11th. TheNassau County Seventh Squad reports the arrests at 1:16 a.m. and gave this account: More...

 

People/Social

MPK Merchant Fair 2010

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Members of Nazarene Church experience a “Thunder Sunday”

Recently, as members of the Massapequa Church of the Nazarene left Sunday service, they heard some strange sounds and went next door to the parsonage to find out what was going on. More...

Victoria DiMartino of MPK named to trophy list

Boston College sophomore Victoria DiMartino, of Massapequa Park was one of three named to the watch list for the 2010 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy Watch List as announced today. More...

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Linda Graver, lifelong resident of MPK

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 21 for Linda Graver, a lifelong resident of Massapequa Park who died July 14 following a brief illness. More...

Opinion

Supporters of Mosque at Ground Zero are espousing invalid argument

There is nothing wrong with disagreement and debate. In fact, Americans love a healthy discussion about controversial issues. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation of CILO Skin Care International LLC, a limited liability company. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on April 27, 2010. More...