April 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Plainedge Schools present proposed budget; some cuts, some new spending included

Facing increased costs for fuel, benefits and health care and a reduction in State aid, the Plainedge School District is working on its budget for the coming year, said Superintendent of Schools Christine P'Simer. More...

Farmingdale Schools to spend less next year; despite that, reduced revenue pushes up levy

There's little doubt that Farmingdale's proposed school budget is an anomaly during these difficult financial times. The school district announced that it intends to bring in a 2011-12 budget that reduces spending by almost one percent. More...

Massapequa area runners score big in 34th 10K ASPIRE run

Local runners Chris Mammone of Massapequa, Michele Grieco of Massapequa, Angela Cruz of Massapequa and Ruth Maller of Massapequa Park, each of whom won awards at the 34th annual Nationwide Insurance 10 Kilometer Run for ASPIRE, held on the roads of P More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) conducts a National Pet Owners Survey every two years. More...

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

Obituaries

Janet Conley, former Massapequa resident and school teacher

Retired elementary school teacher Janet Dunsmore Conley loved teaching and tried to make everything special for her students. For example when they studied the Boston Tea Party, she had a class tea party. More...

Opinion

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The shock and fear of a killer among us

The discovery of up to ten bodies along Ocean Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk counties is a brutal reminder of the evil that lives within our world. More...

His pride speaks out and he gets response

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Klestinec Park rededicated

COMMUNITY COMES OUT TO HONOR AND REMEMBER
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Posted Tues., April 19- In late June, 1966, Cpl. Albert F.Klestinec Jr., who was serving in Viet Nam, wrote a letter home to his parents in Massapequa. “Keep yourselves in good health and try not to worry too much,” he wrote. More...

MPK Village releases new budget

THREE PERCENT TAX RATE INCREASE PROJECTED
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Latest casualty to economy: MPK's annual fireworks display

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...

Plainedge student named National Merit Scholar

The Plainedge School District announced that as a result of her continued exceptional scholastic achievement and academic promise, Plainedge High School senior Mariel Hathaway has been named a 2011 National Merit Scholarship Finalist. More...

Golf Classic to benefit special children

The Hagedorn Little Village School Jack Joel Center for Special Children will hold its 20th annual golf classic at the Sands Point Golf Club, 130 Middle Neck Rd., June 20. Sands Point, Mon., More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa’s Shana Goldberger to appear in exclusive N.Y. rock ballet

Massapequa resident and Adelphi University dance student Shana Goldberger will appear in The Who’s Tommy: A Rock Ballet as Tommy’s mother. More...

Hospital association offers $2,000 scholarship

The Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council (NSHC) announced that it will offer a $2,000 scholarship with optional internship for college juniors/seniors or post graduate students who are studying journalism, communication arts, or healthcare administration. More...

Amityville Woman’s Club holding philanthropies luncheon May 4th

The Amityville woman’s Club will be holding its philanthropies luncheon and fashion show on May 4. This year the Wounded Warrior Project, as well as a senior from Amityville High School, will be the recipients of the money raised. 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, April 14 •Town of Oyster Bay Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Bd. More...

MPK Village partners with Fuschillo to offer residents safe med disposal program

New York State Sen. Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is partnering with the Village of Massapequa Park and the Nassau County Police Department to help residents safely dispose of their expired or unused medications. More...

Dinner Dance to honor Fr. Heinlein to be held June 12

Our Lady of Lourdes CYO, Massapequa Park, will hold a formal black tie testimonial dinner/dance for Fr. Tony Heinlein, June 12, 1 to 5 p.m. at the Stewart Thomas Manor in South Farmingdale. More...

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF THE MASSAPEQUA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF OYSTER BAY AND NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified voters of the Massapequa Union Free School D More...

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