March 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

In The News

Massapequa resident James Haney, III of Rason Asphalt, (right) greets Presiding Officer of the Nassau County Legislature Peter Schmitt following the Legislator’s remarks before the Long Island More...

Town residents reminded about online tax payments

Oyster Bay Town Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich reminds residents that his office is providing Town taxpayers with online access to their real property tax bills and accepting online payments. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

You won’t find the following in a travel brochure: An estimated 200,000 stray dogs roam the streets and beaches of Puerto Rico where dogs are too often regarded as pariahs, not family. Island Dog, Inc. More...

Events & Calendar

First S.T.O.P. and electronic waste collection day April 2

The first of eight 2011 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal programs (S.T.O.P.-Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) and Electronic Waste Collection days for Oyster Bay Town residents is scheduled for Sat., April 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Albany Avenue Fun Run April 3

The Albany Avenue Shared Decisions Team and PTA, Massapequa, will present Albany Avenue’s Second Annual 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run, Sun., April 3. The one-mile Fun Run will be held 8:25 a.m. and the 5K will begin at 9 a.m. More...

ASPIRE 10K Run to be held April 3

The Wiszowaty Agency in Mass- apequa Park will host the Nationwide 10 Kilometer Run on Sun., April 3, 9 a.m. This is the 34th annual Nationwide Insurance 10 Kilometer Run which is Long Island’s oldest annual 10K run. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: Unions have helped bring equality to America

In Memphis in 1968, black sanitation workers worked in dangerous, inhumane conditions under abusive white supervisors for little pay. More...

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More reader anger over editorial cartoon

Dear Editor: I was greatly offended by the tasteless cartoon in the March 9 edition of your paper. More...

MPK Village cancels July 4th fireworks

MAYOR AND BOARD SAY FINANCIAL SITUATION TO BLAME

Posted Tues., March 29- The annual Massapequa Park fireworks display has become the latest casualty of a struggling economy. Citing budgetary concerns, the village has decided against holding the annual event this year. More...

Police investigate abandoned backpack along Park Boulevard, Massapequa - Free Access

STORES EVACUATED AS POLICE ACTIVITY IS UNDERWAY

Posted Sat., March 26-A strange backpack left unattended in front of a store on Park Boulevard in Massapequa Park, generated significant police activity early this evening. More...

Massapequa Schools approve $12M energy-saving project

The Massapequa School District approved a $12 million Energy Performance Contract to complete a variety of energy-saving upgrades at no additional costs to taxpayers. More...

Altadonna, Jacobson and Schiaffino elected in in MPK Village

Last minute write-in challenge against Mayor Altadonna fails

Despite a last-minute write-incampaign effort against Massapequa Park Village Mayor James Altadonna, he was reelected last week for another two years. Also reelected for another two years in the uncontested race was Trustee Harry Jacobson. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa Lions Club to hold anniversary celebration

On Sun., March 6, The Massapequa Lions Club received a certificate of achievement for 60 years of community service from District Governor Edward Lieberman at the Mid- Winter Convention. More...

DFM to hold event Saturday, March 26

Drug Free Massapequa will hold a spring outdoor event, Sat., March 26, noon to 4 p.m. at Burns Park, Merrick Road, Massapequa. The cost is $5 per child and includes a t-shirt and seven different events. More...

Big Time Rush visits Westfield Sunrise Mall for Autograph signing

An estimated 2,000 teens and tweens attended a Big Time Rush autograph signing at Westfield Sunrise Mall in Massapequa, Sat., Feb.19 in Macy’s Court. More...

Obituaries

Christine Ade, Massapequa resident, 9-11 first responder

Massapequa resident and New York City Police Officer Christine Ade, a first responder at the site of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center September 11, 2001, died Feb. 1, 2011 of an illness related to her work there. She was 44. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

Notice of Formation of PB&J Ice Cream LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/4/11. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...

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