February 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa School Board raises concern over proposal to expand athletic program

After listening to a request by the Massapequa School District’s Athletic Director John Piropato to enhance coaching staff and athletic teams in the district – a request that was supported by Superintendent of Schools Charles Sulc – More...

State program helps Massapequa Park residents find unclaimed cash

There’s no other way to describe it except to say it was found money. That’s how Ralph Catapano Jr. felt after he ran his father’s name through the New York State Comptroller’s Office website of unclaimed funds. More...

Numerous incidents of violence reported at Westfield Sunrise Mall in Massapequa

Police investigating; mall security on alert

Police are investigating an incident that occurred at the Westfield Sunrise Mall in Massapequa Jan. 15. A woman was held up in the parking lot at 6:30 p.m. by two subjects with a gun. More...

Town offers brochure on preparing for snowstorm

The Town of Oyster Bay has an informative brochure that explains snow removal procedures, offers some very important safety tips and lists things residents can do to help in the overall process. More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa HS Girls cross country team wins Nassau County Championship

The 2010 Massapequa High School girls cross country team recently won the Nassau County Championship. In doing so, the Lady Chiefs, for the first time in School history, won the League Division, Conference and County titles all in the same year. More...

Lee Henderson of Massapequa HS honored as Varsity scholar of the week from News 12 LI

Lee Henderson, a student at Massapequa High School, has been honored as the News 12 Long Island/MSG Varsity Scholar Athlete of the Week, an award that recognizes significant achievements both in the classroom and on the playing field. More...

Farmingdale soccer club hold annual dinner

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino joins other elected officials at the Farmingdale Soccer Club annual dinner held recently at Abolutely Mario, 10 Allen Blvd., Farmingdale. More...

Obituaries

Edward Gunthorpe, former Massapequa resident, teacher and WWII army veteran

Edward Gunthorpe, an above-par physical education teacher at Lindenhurst High School and founder of the golf team there, died on January 4. He was 90 years old. More...

Opinion

Editorial: Budget process at all levels must be open and honest

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has brought to light a budget flaw that is nothing more than a shell game to dupe the public. More...

SNOW ALERT FROM YOUR FIRE DEPARTMENT

Fire officials have sent a shout out to residents asking that they take a few minutes to check that the fire hydrants in front of their home are cleared. If not, please remove snow and ice from around the hydrants. More...

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NMFD's Kevin Frank Sworn in as District Prez

Local Folks Make the News

Kevin Frank, Treasurer of North Massapequa Fire District, is sworn in as President of the Association of Fire Districts of Nassau County at the January meeting of the association. Administering the oath of office is Commissioner Frank A. More...

F'dale volunteers honored

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony Macagnone (right) recently attended Farmingdale Baseball’s 6th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, held at Verdi’s of Westbury to thank all those who made this past season a success. More...

Scouts bring holiday cheer to MPK Village

Tiger Scouts from Cub Pack 5 in Massapequa were out Christmas Caroling Dec. 22 and stopped by the Massapequa Post newspaper. More...

Morgan Maxwell meets Town Clerk

Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steve Labriola, left, recently met with Morgan Maxwell, right, a Senior Girl Scout from Troop 2028 of Massapequa, and current Massapequa High School student who is working towards her Gold Award. More...

 

People/Social

Schmitt honors Pearl Harbor veterans

The Presiding Officer of the Nassau County Legislature Peter J. Schmitt joined with officers and members of the AMVETS Post 88 from Massapequa at Long Island National Cemetery to memorialize the 69th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. More...

Seventh Annual Polar Bear Plunge March 6

The Seventh Annual Polar Bear Plunge to benefit the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County, Inc. (ucpn) will be held Sun., March 6 at Theodore Roosevelt Park in Oyster Bay. The festivities begin 1 p.m. and the swim begins at 2 p.m. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

First, the good news about the Oyster Bay Border Collies: The word is that soon, possibly this week, the three Geese Peace dogs previously forced to live at the Town shelter will be going home with their handlers. More...

Events & Calendar

Tax help at Massapequa Library

Beginning Feb., AARP volunteers will be on hand to complete your tax returns on a first come, first served basis. Tax preparers will be at the Massapequa Public Library, 523 Central Ave., Massapequa on Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

Vendors needed for annual Craft Fair & Duck Race

Vendors are wanted for the 16th annual Deborah Hospital Foundation Craft Fair/Duck Race, to be held Sat., June 4, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Babylon Town Hall Park, 200 East Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst. More...

Bird Walk at Jones Beach West End

The South Shore Audubon Society will hold a bird walk at the west end of Jones Beach State Park, Sun., Feb. 6, 9:30 a.m. Jones Beach is the winter home of many birds. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. L&L ASSOCIATES HOLDING CORP. D/B/A LLL PARTNERS, Pltf. vs. BARBARA KERN, et al, Defts. Index #09-003937. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Dec. More...

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