October 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

MPK Trustee Jerry Laricchiuta steps down

No decision on a replacement yet

Massapequa Park Village Jerry Laricchiuta stepped down last night after serving on the board since 2009.. More...

Local fire officials take part in Legislative meeting

The Long Island Fire Districts’ Legislative Committee held a breakfast meeting with local politicians on Sat., Oct 9. The meeting was held at the East Farmingdale Fire District Headquarters to discuss volunteer fire service legislation. More...

Massapequa women at higher risk of breast cancer, statistics show

According to a recent New York State Department of Health document, Massapequa shows a somewhat higher than expected rate of breast cancer. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Where do you hold a gigantic pet breed convention in New York City? At the Javits Center, of course. More...

Events & Calendar

Calendar of 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, October 21 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. More...

Massapequa artist Thomas Moran named finalist in songwriting contest

Massapequa artist Thomas Moran was named as a finalist in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. More...

Craft Vendors needed

Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 855 Carmans Rd., Massapequa Park, will hold its annual holiday and gift craft fair, Sat., Nov. 27, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the school auditorium. Reservations are now being accepted. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. JOHN MAZZUKA, JAX VENTURES LLC, STEVEN PRINCE, LUDIDA PR INC., HOWARD GETZ, DR. More...

North Massapequa woman arrested under new DWI Leandra's law

Two injured in accident

Two people, an adult and a 12-year-old child, were taken to the hospital last night after being involved in a motor vehicle accident in which the driver of one of the vehicles was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated... More...

Update: bus driver in Monday's accident dies

Piters Calixte, 56, of Westbury, who was driving the school bus that collided with an oil tanker on October 25 on Sunrise Highway in Amityville, died of his injuries this morning at Stony Brook University Medical Center. More...

American Legion hosts dignified retiring of flag ceremony

Under bright, crisp autumn skies, the veterans of American Legion Post 1066 of Massapequa held the 10th Annual Flag Retiring Ceremony. The event was held Oct. 2 in the Veterans Memorial Garden at the Post. More...

Amityville Schools set tax levy for 2010

The Amityville School Board approved its tax levy for this year at $49.9 million. Of that, $34.2 million is to come from real property owners in Babylon and $15.7 million from Oyster Bay. More...

Massapequa Park resident tapped as Post Commander

Longtime Massapequa Park resident and U.S. Army veteran Richard Maenza was recently elected Commander of Massapequa's American Veterans Post 88. He has been a member for more than 18 years and has held many posts within the organization. More...

 

People/Social

Footwear For TheCure

(NAPSA)-The fashion industry is taking a step toward finding a cure for breast cancer-offering a great deal on shoes to raise money for breast cancer research. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

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

Obituaries

Anthony Russo, North Massapequa resident

North Massapequa resident Anthony S. “Russ” Russo died Sept. 16, 2010. He had lived on North Virginia Avenue. Mr. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: Technology is no excuse to ignore personal responsibility and human decency

I would like to applaud the Beacon for your editorial, “Technology isn’t cruel, people are” which addressed the issue of the Rutgers student who committed suicide after his roommate had posted videos of him online. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Readers’ Voices: Constitutional question vital

Dear Editor, I am appalled at the course our Constitution may take should the U.S. Supreme Court rule that the torment, ridicule and inflaming of hatred be permitted at a private church funeral of a fallen U.S. Marine. More...

Poll

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