January 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa couple honored by the Diocese on their Golden Anniversary

As Valentine's Day approaches, many couples call to mind their love stories. Sal LaMendola knew he wanted to marry his girlfriend when he found himself missing her – although she lived just next door. More...

Students help deliver message about AIDS

Massapequa High School’s student peer educators, under the guidance of health education teacher Michael La Bella, delivered powerful lessons on the dangers of risky behavior to middle and high school students during AIDS Awareness Week. More...

Distinguished Artists concerts announced for February

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Rebecca M. More...

What you can do to counter teen Rx drug abuse

(NAPS)—Many parents used to fear that their children would abuse or become addicted to illegal “street drugs” like marijuana or cocaine. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Starting with the disclaimers “pet accidents happen” and “no dog is immune from getting lost”, the following is a dog lover’s nightmare. More...

Events & Calendar

Heather Pendergast Blood drive Feb. 4

The Second Annual Heather Pendergast Memorial Blood Drive, hosted by The Massapequa Fire Department will be held Fri., Feb. 4, from 3 to 9 p.m. at The West End Firehouse, 515 Hicksville Rd, Massapequa. More...

St. Rose Heart-To-Heart school auction Jan. 29

St. Rose Lima will hold its Annual Heart-to-Heart School Auction, Sat., Jan. 29, 7 p.m. More...

Women’s Bible study Feb. 4

The next women’s Bible study at the Massapequa Park Church of the Nazarene will be held on Friday, February 4 begining at 7:30 p.m. They will be studying Ephessians, chapter 5. All are welcome. More...

Legals - Free Access

LEGAL NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. L&L ASSOCIATES HOLDING CORP., Pltf. vs. DIANA M. BOSSERT, et al, Defts. Index #10-006715. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Sept. More...

LI Tea Party hosts meeting with Nassau County officials

AGENDA: STATE TAKEOVER OF NASSAU'S FINANCES

POSTED TUES., FEB. 1- More...

Massapequa Athletic Director presents proposal for expansion

SCHOOL BOARD CAUTIOUS IN CURRENT FINANCIAL ENVIRONMENT

POSTED MON., JAN. 31- More...

Town of Oyster Bay's Preschool gets a new and permanent home

The Town of Oyster Bay announced that their Massapequa preschool will be getting a new home in a “real” building. Since its inception in 2008, the school has been housed in a trailer at Marjorie Post Park in Massapequa. More...

James Kiernan of MPK graduates Officer Training

James M. Kiernan has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as Operation Warrior Forge, at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash. More...

POST Biz Beat

Promotional items for local businesses are printed at no charge as space permits. Readers and business owners can submit items for this column to us at acjnews@rcn.com or via U.S. Postal Service at 1045B Park Blvd., Massapequa Park, NY More...

Taking a balanced approach – Ingenious Ways To Shed Pounds

(NAPS)—If you’ve long felt you’ve had a slim chance of being slender, you may be glad to know you can take a balanced approach to your health and not have to give up all the good things in life. In fact, you may have to add a few. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Massapequa High School newspaper staff wins awards from Columbia Scholastic Press

Staff members of the Massapequa High School - Main Campus student newspaper, The Chief, were recognized for outstanding writing, cartooning and designing by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s 27th annual Gold Circle Awards program. More...

Plainedge Middle school students become involved in afterschool clubs

In addition to the educational offerings provided during the school day, Plainedge Middle School students also have the opportunity to explore their personal interests by becoming an involved member in a variety of afterschool clubs and activities. More...

St. William the Abbot school students had a phenomenal trip to Nature’s Classroom

On a Monday morning, 62 sixth-grade students from St. William the Abbot School in Seaford, three faculty members and several parents traveled to Andover, Con- necticut to attend Nature’s Classroom. More...

Obituaries

Thomas Brailey of Massapequa Park, retired FDNY firefighter

Longtime Massapequa Park resident and retired FDNY firefighter Thomas A. Brailey died Dec. 31, 2010. He was 92 and lived on Massapequa Avenue for 44 years. More...

Opinion

Editorial: Perhaps another course would have been better

The Village of Massapequa Park and NextG have reached an agreement that permits NextG to install its communication boxes on telephone poles throughout the Village, The agreement in part is a recognition on the part of the Village that it has little l More...

The price of volunteerism

Eric Devine, an Amityville Fire Department volunteer, was seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident in Massapequa Park as he was driving to the firehouse on Sunday. More...

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