March 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Youth shot dead by police; officer killed in apparent friendly fire incident

The lawns are well manicured. The buzz of a leaf blower hums in the background. St. Patrick’s Day decorations– green clovers and leprechauns– hang in the windows. More...

Woman arrested for robbery and assault at Westfield Mall

A 22-year-old Amityville woman was arrested and charged Sun., March 7, with robbery, at the Sunrise Massapequa Mall. Nassau County Seventh Squad detectives gave this account: More...

All smiles in Plainedge after 100 days of school

Plainedge School District’s elementary schools recently celebrated the 100th day of school by conducting a variety of hands-on mathematical exercises. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The search for Sensation Continues: It’s a good thing dogs can’t read. Celebrity canines have never been able to escape poison pen criticism. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Massapequa, 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park, 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 www.massapequalibrary.org. More...

Events & Calendar

This week’s 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, March 17 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. More...

Sen. Fuschillo invites residents to his job resource expo March 18

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that he will be holding a Job Resource Expo to help individuals looking for jobs better prepare themselves to find employment. More...

L.I. Music Lovers’ Festival takes place March 20

The Long Island Music Lover’s Expo will be held Sun., March 20, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice is hereby given that a license, number Pending for Beer, Wine, Liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell same at retail in a Restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at, Ten Pin Productions Inc., 1066 Broadway, Woodmere More...

"Annie" comes to Amityville Memorial High School

PERFORMANCES FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Posted Mon., March 21- More...

Write-in challenge against MPK Mayor James Altadonna fails

MAYOR, AND TRUSTEES JACOBSON AND SCHIAFFINO REELECTED

POSTED FRI., MARCH 18- by Carolyn James More...

Scouts visit Post newspaper

Tiger Cubs from Cub Scout’s Pack 590 visited the Massapequa Post newspaper to learn all about the inner workings of a newspaper. Seen are (from left to right) Vito Marcellino, Angelo Marcellino, Michael DeLuca and Joseph Casalotti (back row). More...

St. Rose religious-ed students practice the art of caring for the less fortunate

Students in Christine Delmage and Laura Tammaro’s St. More...

 

People/Social

Oyster Bay Councilman Chris J. Coschignano reminds residents not to feed wild fowl on Town property

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano reminds residents that feeding migratory waterfowl on Town property is banned. More...

Schools/Sports

Plainedge students compete in L.I. School Ethics Bowl

Under the leadership of teacher and coach Doug Abrams, five Plainedge High School students, Corey Polant, Kelly James, Brittany Kashinsky, Lisa Dillon and Matt Massaia, recently competed as a team in the Second Annual Long Island High School Ethics B More...

Lockhart students raise $4,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Students at the Raymond J. More...

Obituaries

William Beacham, former Massapequa Park resident, Massapequa Park electrician

Area resident and business owner William J. Beacham died March 3, 2011 at the Apex Rehabilitation and Care Center in Huntington. The Amityville resident was 86. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: We need more than answers when tragedies strike

We have been struck by several tragedies in the past two weeks, a harsh reminder of the fragility of life. There have been earthquakes, tsunamis, a deadly bus accident and the deaths of police officers, one here on Long Island. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Editor’s Note: The cartoon in last week’s edition was by William Warren of Liberty Features. It was not by our regular cartoonist, Kevin Eastwood. More...

Reader appreciated editorial on school budgets...

Dear Editor: More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?