August 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

New law gets tougher on convicted sexual offenders

Nassau County Legislator Joseph V. Belesi and the Majority members of the Nassau County Legislature passed a new law to help families protect their children from registered sex offenders. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Lassie came home, but that was a book and a movie. Teddy Bear is the real deal. After surviving nearly four years in a North Carolina swamp, Teddy Bear, an Irish Wolfhound mix was reunited this month with her jubilant owners. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 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. THURSDAY, August 26 More...

Belesi attends Chamber of Commerce installation

On June 24, Nassau County Legislator Joe Belesi attending the Massapequa Chamber of Commerce annual installation of the president, the executive board and the board of directors, hosted at The Manor East in Massapequa. 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...

Opinion

Editorial: Let’s help our kids have a successful school year

We are about ready to bid farewell to what has been a beautiful summer­— hot hazy and full of sunshine as summer should be. Next up: sending the kids off to school. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Anti-mosque sentiment is modern twist to an old form of discrimination

Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary

I must take exception to the letter published recently concerning the proposed building of a mosque near the 9/11 memorial site. More...

Massapequa School Board approves lower than anticipated tax levy

In other action, Sulc's contract revised; new PR firm hired

Some additional federal funding and cost savings in the last quarter of the fiscal year has allowed the Massapequa School District to apply additional funds to reduce the tax rate increase proposed in May. More...

Cars collide; trafficbacks up

Three cars collided on Sunrise Highway at Park Lane in Massapequa Park Village last Wednesday morning, backing up traffic along the highway for about a half hour. More...

 

People/Social

PAL Baseball Day at Allen Park in Farmingdale

On Sat. June 12, Nassau County Legislator Joe Belesi attended the Farmingdale PAL Baseball Day hosted at Allen Park in Farmingdale. Legislator Joe Belesi joined PAL members Dan Kornfield, Don Moloney and the Farmingdale Orioles team. More...

Filmakers lauded by King

Congressman Peter King recently met with local historical documentary filmmakers, director Anthony D’Oria of Selden and producer Billy Lozowski of the Village of Amityville. More...

Daughters of the American Revolution installs new officers

Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), met at the home of Mary Menkes of Massapequa for their annual busi- ness meeting and installation of new officers. More...

Obituaries

Ralph Bevilacqua: part owner in Peninsula Golf Club in Massapequa

Golf lover Ralph Bevilacqua, who was part owner of the Peninsula Golf Club in the Nassau Shores area of Massapequa, died July 25, 2010 in Florida after fighting lung cancer. More...

Rev. Father Robert Hyatt, local hospital Chaplain

Longtime hospital chaplain and local priest, Rev. Father Robert A. Hyatt died June 23, 2010. He was 78 and served in Massapequa Park and Amityville for many years. More...

Dorothy Strick, longtime parishoner of St. Rose of Lima Church in Massapequa

Former local resident and mother Dorothy E. Strick died Aug. 8, 2010 in West Palm Beach, Florida where she lived for the last 25 years. She was 86. “My mom was my best friend,” said her daughter Barbara of Amityville. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legal Notices —Your rigtht to Know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, TRUSTEE FOR “JPMAC 2005 WMC 1J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE ACQUISTION CORP 2005-WMC1”; Plaintiff(s) vs. RAYMOND W. More...

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