November 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman robbed at Westfield Mall in Massapequa

Police seeking public's help in apprehending thieves

The Nassau County Police are asking the public for assistance in apprehending two men who robbed a 25-year-old woman in the parking lot of WalMart in Massapequa earlier today... More...

Massapequa High School girls varsity volleyball team raises more than $10,000 for breast cancer research

|width=250|height=182|link=node|align=right]The Massapequa High School girls varsity volleyball team raised more than $10,000 for breast cancer research and paid tribute to cancer victims during its recent Dig Pinkmatch and fundraising event. More...

Massapequa Schools expand Expert21 scholastic program

The Massapequa School District announced today that it has expanded its sixth-grade core reading English/ language arts program, Expert21, into all six elementary schools. More...

Birch Lane music students perform for runners

The jazz band from Birch Lane Elementary School, Massapequa, played music to inspire runners at Bethpage State Park on Sept.19. Therun was in honor and memory of Navy Seal Lt. Michael P. Murphy. Therun was organized by St. Joseph’s Hospital. More...

North Massapequa woman arrested in DWI accident; two people injured

Two people, an adult and a 12-year-old child, were taken to the hospital Wednesday, Oct. 27 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...

Gasoline fire in Massapequa Park on Halloween “a horror,” say firefighters

“We certainly had our hands full.” That’s how Massapequa Fire Chief Pete Anglim described the scene at the Gulf Gasoline station fire at Park Lane and Sunrise Highway on Sunday, Oct. 31. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

There are lots of “trolls” among us. Take a look at the “Three Billy Goats Gruff” below. This Poodle trio, abandoned outside an animal hospital, was severely matted, scared and malnourished. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

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Obituaries

Kay Meinert: Amityville Nurse, former MPK resident

Former Massapequa Park resident Katherine “Kay” Meinert died Sept. 26, 2010 at Hamilton Arms Nursing Center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She was 79. More...

Amity Women’s Club Prez: Adrienne Miller

Longtime Amityville resident Adrienne A. Miller, who was both president of the Amityville Women’s Club and the Junior League, died Oct. 15, 2010 after a brief battle with cancer at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx. She was 69. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: Another “thank you” in order

Two serious accidents and fires, one in Amityville and the other in Massapequa, took place within the past two weeks. At both, the response, professionalism and commitment of our local firefighters was outstanding and must be recognized here. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

We should take a lesson from America’s Greatest Generation

Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary

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Holiday Houses: Will they go up in MPK this year?

Old issue threatens holiday tradition

Posted Weds., Nov. 10-Massapequa Park Village is hoping to resolve an issue with the Massapequa Park Merchants Association concerning the placement of the decorative holiday houses that are put up along Park Boulevard every year. More...

Police seek public's help in apprehending rapist

Subject wanted for having sex with minor

Posted, Tues., Nov. 9-Suffolk County First Squad Detectives and Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating an unknown male who had sex with a minor. More...

New voting machines raise concern among voters

Many say privacy and "secret ballot" at risk

For the most part, the new voting machines presented no more trouble than the old ones—except that people said they felt they had lost some of the benefits of a truly secret ballot... More...

MPK Trustee Jerry Laricchiuta steps down; appointment expected

Massapequa Park Village Trustee Jerry Laricchiuta has stepped down. The announcement was made at the Village Board meeting Oct. 25. More...

Edward Ryan honored for academic excellence

Edward Ryan, a student from Massapequa Park, was honored Oct. 17 at a statewide awards ceremony for gifted children held by The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). More...

Town budget on tap for okay this week

The Town of Oyster Bay is scheduled to consider approval of its 2010/2011 budget at the next regular Town Board meeting scheduled for Tues., Nov. 9. More...

Clarification

A story that ran in the Oct. 20 edition of the Massapequa Post, "Massapequa Park resident tapped as Post Commander" should have specified that veterans in good standing and those who volunteer at the Veterans Hospital can join the AmVets. More...

Final 2010 Homemaker’s cleanup scheduled for November 7th

The eighth and final 2010 Homeowners Cleanup programs for Oyster Bay Town residents will take place on Sun., Nov. 7, according to Town Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Scholars in the News

•Jessica Morgan , of Massapequa, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Brown college, Twin Cities, Minnesota. She is pursuing a degree in game design and development. She is the daughter of Anita Kean Moran. More...

Lockhart Elementary faculty to vs. MagicMasters

The Harlem MagicMasters will play basketball against the RJ Lockhart Elementary School faculty, Wed., Nov. 10, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Massapequa High School gym. More...

Town of Oyster Bay played host to the Supervisor’s Challenge Soccer Showdown

The Town of Oyster Bay played host to the Supervisor’s Challenge, an NCAA Division I College Soccer Showdown, at John J. Burns Town Park on Aug. 24. The contest, featuring NCAA powers St. 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, November 4 •Ladies Auxiliary of the Massapequa Fire Dept. More...

Town of Oyster Bay youth hockey registration

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto announced that registration for the Town of Oyster Bay Youth Ice Hockey Program will take place on Wed., Nov. 10, 5 to 9 p.m. More...

Great Sounds of Jazz Concert scheduled for Nov. 7

The Town of Oyster Bay Great Sounds of Jazz series will feature the Diane Hoffman Group on Sun., Nov. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF NASSAU PONCE DE LEON FEDERAL BANK, Plaintiff against JOHN DELLIS, et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on November 6, 2009. More...

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