May 4, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa woman gives first-hand account of quake in Japan

For most of her life, Julie Weiss loved to dance. Following her graduation from Massapequa High School, she attended Muhlenburg College and then established her own business, Wingspan Yoga of Massapequa. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Luckily most of our encounters with “mad dogs” and rabies come from books and movies- snarling Cujo, Old Yeller breaking from the shed, and Atticus Finch (aka Gregory Peck) shooting a rabid dog in To Kill A Mockingbird, a scene that many More...

Library

At The 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, May 5 •Ladies Auxiliary of the Massapequa Fire Dept. More...

Rockin’ at Ollie’s fundraiser May 22

On Sun., May 22, a charity concert entitled Students Rockin’ for a Reason will be held benefiting the Long Island 2 Day Walk To Fight Breast Cancer Inc. The event takes place at Ollie’s Point Bar and Grill, 140 Merrick Rd., Amityville. More...

Oyster Bay Offers brochure on storm water runoff pollution

While many people are familiar with the term “storm water runoff pollution,” many more are not, according to Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

No guilt over joy on the death of bin Laden

“The place of justice is a hallowed place,” said Sir Francis Bacon. And indeed we find ourselves in a better world, a more hallowed place this week as we live in a world without Osama bin Laden. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

The budget mess: A crisis in legitimacy

Reality has finally caught up with the ruling elite, and its members inside and outside government are in a panic. More...

Plainedge Schools tap Dr. Edward Salina for new Superintendent

Dr. Edward A. Salina, Jr., an administrator from the Roslyn School District has been appointed to replace Plainedge School Superintendent Christine P'Simer who was with the district for 26 years. She has served as superintendent since 2007. More...

Farmingdale Youth Council proposes new budget; increase marginal

The Farmingdale Youth Council, which provides activities and services to children and teens throughout the year, adopted a $609,345 budget for the coming year. More...

 

People/Social

Town Clerk Labriola offers brochure about his office

Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steve Labriola advises residents that the Town has developed an informative brochure about his office, which is available to residents at no cost. More...

Schools/Sports

MHS students participate in DWI awareness exercise

In an effort to raise students’ awareness about the importance of driving safely, and the deadly combination of drinking and driving, the Massapequa Fire and Nassau County Police departments held an educational drill at Massapequa High School A More...

Mustangs...

LOCAL CHAMPS!

Shown are the 2010 Suffolk PAL Champs. Mustangs are accepting registration for the 2011 season. To register go to www.mustangpride.com or call 516-798-7873 for further information. More...

YES Community Counseling golf tournament

YES Community Counseling Center announced that its 13th Golf Tournament will be held Mon., May 16, , at the Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course in Woodbury. More...

Obituaries

George Busking, North Massapequa resident, family patriarch, Carpenter

North Massapequa resident George Busking worked hard his whole life to care for his family. When he wasn’t working, he could be found fixing the family’s house or tuning his car. More...

Fay Valentino, former Massapequa resident, loving matriarch

Fay L. D’Agostino Valentino was a woman who loved life. She was diagnosed with cancer in 2000 and twice thereafter, but never complained, said her family. She wanted to enjoy life. Mrs. More...

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Public Notices -

NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING AND ANNUAL ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND PUBLIC HEARING PLAINEDGE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF OYSTER BAY COUNTY OF NASSAU, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the annual meeting of More...