March 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Friends of Massapequa Preserve founder honored

Richard Schary, found of Friends of Massapequa Preserve is among a group of volunteers named to the 9th Long Island Volunteer Hall of Fame. More...

Massapequan is one half of new sports-radio talk show

It’s a new kind of sports show—one that throws listeners a curve. And, one of its hosts is a Massapequan who found just what he was looking for right here at home. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Positive character traits identify Plainedge Middle School hallways

Plainedge Middle School’s citizenship club has been working hard this winter to foster a deeper sense of character appreciation within the walls of the school through a fun and unique initiative. More...

St. William the Abbot pre-k students learn about ocean life and science

As part of the pre-k science curriculum, the children at St. William the Abbot School in Seaford learned about ocean life. “They learned that the ocean is teeming with life from the seashore to the ocean, “ said Ms. More...

Massapequa HS has Career Night for students

Massapequa High School students learned about different career options from local businesses representatives during the first annual Community Career Night at Massapequa High School-Main Campus. More...

Obituaries

Antoinette Arrighi, former North Massapequa resident, loving homemaker

Former North Massapequa resident and homemaker Antoinette Arrighi died Feb. 8, 2011 in Albany, New York. She was 88. Born Antoinette Casiglia on March 27, 1922, she later dedicated her life to caring for her children and home. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: Scanners are a scam on taxpayers

On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law the change that now allows Villages (not school, fire or other special districts) to use the old lever-type voting machines. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Response: Exhorbitant salaries are not limited to school districts

Dear Editor, If there is anything I have learned in my 76 years, is that when someone has to resort to misconstruing the statements of another person to support his convictions, I cannot believe that person. More...

Woman arrested at Sunrise Mall for robbery

Posted Mon., March 8, 2011 More...

Patricia Mary R. Coleman dies - Free Access

SERVICES SATURDAY & SUNDAY AT MASSAPEQUA FUNERAL HOME

Posted Fri., March 4- Patricia Mary R. Coleman, a 55-year resident of Massapequa Park, died today, March 4, 2011. She was 79 years old. More...

Three incumbents run unopposed in Massapequa Park Village elections

Mayor James Altadonna, and Trustees Harry Jacobson and Tina Schiaffino on ballot March 15th

Massapequa Park Village Mayor Jim Altadonna, Trustee Harry Jacobson and newcomer Trustee Tina Schiaffino are running unopposed in this year’s election scheduled for March 15. More...

Police seek public's help in finding robber

A man walked into Party City in Massapequa on Monday, passed a threatening note to a 25-yearold cashier and verbally demanded that she hand over money. More...

 

People/Social

John Venditto and Anthony Macagnone welcome home Army Reservists

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, Town Councilman Anthony Macagnone and Nassau County Legislator Rose Walker recently attended the welcome home ceremony for the 455th Engineer Detachment of the U.S. More...

Mary P. Myton Literary Society meets

The Mary P. Myton Literary society meeting took place in the auditorium of the Long Island Home in Amityville in January. The group was treated to a guest speaker from Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Susan Cullen. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The spirit of Sensation transcends time. In 1887 at the age of 13, “Sensation,” the Pointer destined to be the emblem for the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC), died in Babylon. More...

Events & Calendar

Bird walk scheduled for March 6

Join the South Audubon Society for a Bird the Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Ref- uge on Sun., March 6, 9:30 a.m. to noon. To reach the Refuge, take the Belt Parkway to Cross Bay Blvd., exit 17 South. More...

Plainedge Football holds annual awards dinner

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony Macagnone, shown left, recently had the honor of attending the Plainedge Football Annual Awards Dinner, held at Dave and Buster’s in Farmingdale. More...

Temple B’nai Torah sponsors Cub Pack 189

Temple B’nai Torah’s Brotherhood sponsors Cub Pack 189, which meets on Thursday evenings in the youth lounge, 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. The Pack does many projects and games, participates in community events and goes on overnight trips. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF THE FARMINGDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified voters of the Farmingdale Union Free School District of the Towns of Oyster Bay and Babyl More...

Poll

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