March 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Farmingdale and Amityville Library votes set for April 5th

On April 5, Farmingdale residents will vote of the library’s proposed budget for 2011-2012. The proposed budget calls for an increase of less than one percent in the tax levy. More...

Enjoy The Benefits Of Breakfast-For Dinner

(NAPSA)-The next time you’re wondering what’s for supper-and you’re the one who has to make it-you may want to wake up to the tasty idea of having breakfast for dinner. All too often, breakfast is eaten on the run in the morning. More...

National survey sheds light on top concerns of Alzheimer’s Disease caregivers

(NAPSA)-A national survey of 524 non-professional Alzheimer’s disease (AD) caregivers found that, over time, memory loss and confusion, which are cognitive symptoms, in addition to personal safety are their greatest concerns related to their lo More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Plainedge HS cheerleaders place third during National Competition

At its first national showing, the Plainedge High School varsity cheerleading squad, coached by Kerri Boye, captured a third-place win in the Super Varsity category at the UCA’s 2011 National High School Cheerleading Championship this February. More...

Town of Oyster Bay holds Massapequa Boys Under 12 Soccer Fundraiser

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony Macagnone and Town Councilman Joseph G. Pinto recently joined with N.C. Leg. More...

Students from Birch Lane Elementary spend time bowling with their moms

Students from the Birch Lane Elementary School, Massapequa, spent time with their moms bowling on Sat. March 12. In between bowling, names were being called over the loud speaker for all the raffle winners. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

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

Obituaries

Karen White, Massapequa Park resident, former Tim’s Florist employee

Family matriarch and devoted friend Karen (Ritter) White, who lived most of her life in Massapequa Park, died from a fall in her home on March 4, 2011. She was 65 and often said that she never met a stranger. More...

Valerie Dickens, former resident and animal lover

Thomas Dickens and Valerie Volkmann met on a blind date. Dickens showed up late for the date, and then spent the entire evening calling her by the wrong first name. 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...

Police charge 3 youths with breaking into cars

INVESTIGATION STILL UNDERWAY

Posted Wed., April 6- Three Massapequa-area youths were arrested Mon., April 4 and charged with stealing thousands of dollars of personal property from parked cars along local streets. More...

MPK Village officials looking at 2-3 percent tax increase

PENSION AND BENEFIT COSTS DRIVING UP SPENDING IN COMING YEAR

Posted Fri, April 1- Massapequa Park Village will conduct a public hearing on Monday April 11, 2011 to consider the tentative budget for 2011-12. More...

Massapequa School District looks at tax increase of under 2 percent

Massapequa School District taxpayers can expect to see taxes go up by slightly less than two percent under the proposed school budget, which is still under review and discussion. More...

Scouts visit Massapequa Post newspaper

Boys from Pack 776, Massapequa recently toured the offices of the Massapequa Post newspaper fulfilling one of the requirements for their badges. More...

The real cost of an indoor tan

Despite a link between indoor tanning bed use and an increased risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, 2.3 million teenagers visit tanning salons every year. More...

New Initiative Aims To Save More Lives From Sudden Cardiac Arrest

(NAPSA)-The nation’s leading emergency and resuscitation experts are working together to improve survival rates for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). The Problem More...

 

People/Social

Town of Oyster Bay officials congratulate newly elected Fire Officers

County Executive Ed Mangano congratulates the newly elected officers of the Association of Fire Districts of Nassau County at their annual installation dinner/ meeting, Fri., March 4. More...

Local resident Anthony Amato returns from Mercy Ships trip to Africa

Massapequa Park native, Antonio Amato will return from the trip of a lifetime. Amato served as a PACU Nurse in the pediatric ward of the world’s largest private hospital ship, the Africa Mercy. More...

Happy 90th Birthday to longtime Massapequa resident Eileen Murray-Czizik

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, shown right, recently attended the 90th birthday celebration of longtime North Massapequa resident and WWII Veteran Eileen Murray Czizik, center, pictured with her son, Jim Czizik, left. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

I am a fan of “rotating the stock” at an animal shelter to improve a pet’s chances of being noticed and ultimately getting adopted, but this marketing gimmick isn’t as easy as it sounds for cats. 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 31 More...

Warbird aviation takes off again from Mitchell Field

The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) in conjunction with the Cradle of Aviation Museum announces that the Sixth Annual Warbird Weekend on Sat., April 2 and Sun. April 3, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the museum. More...

Spring art show opens April 1

Amityville Artists Circle members have put together an exhibit of original artwork to welcome spring. The first show of 2011 will open, Fri., April 1 with a gala party, 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Opinion

Drawing Conclusions

Full Story

Mangano needs to redefine his administration

While the fiscal outlook for Nassau County looks rather bleak, N.C. Exec. Ed Mangano still has the opportunity to snatch defeat from the mouth of this voracious and dismal economy. But it’s going to take some guts. More...

Positive reaction over editorial cartoon

Readers Commentary

Dear Editor: My sister forwarded a copy of the William Warren cartoon published March 2nd. I enjoyed it so much that I am going to subscribe to your paper! More...

Poll

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