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NMFD vamps battle house fire

NO INJURIES REPORTED

Posted May 13- A house fire at 524 Atlanta Ave, North Massapequa broke out during the early-morning hours yesterday. More...

Old rivals square off for three seats on the Massapequa School Board

In 2008, Massapequa had a hotly contested school board election for two seats on the board. In that election, current Massapequa School Board President Christine Lupetin-Perrino garnered the most votes and was re-elected to the board. More...

Massapequa Park celebrates Earth Day

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph Muscarella (3rd from left) and Town Councilman Joe Pinto (5th from left) recently joined with their colleagues in local government, Nassau County Legislator Peter Sc More...

Other local school board races...

In the Plainedge and Farmingdale School districts, all the incumbents are seeking reelection and there are no contests. In Farmingdale, Trustees Steve Wilson and John Capobianco are running for three year terms. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Scholars in the News

•Danielle Fritsche, of Farmingdale received a bachelor’s of business administration in hotel and resort management from- New York college of Technology at Delhi in the fall, 2010. More...

LOCAL SCHOOL vote Tuesday, May 17th

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What does it all mean?

What is the tax rate? More...

Obituaries

Winifred Jarowski, former Massapequa Park resident, teacher, at 97 years of age

Longtime Massapequa Park resident and dedicated Girl Scout volunteer Winifred “Win” Theresa Ospeck Jarowski died March 23, 2011 in her sleep after a long illness. She was 97. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Now it’s your decision on Tuesday

For more than three months, we have been monitoring, observing and reporting on the budget process in the 11 school districts that we cover. The work for the school board members and administrators has been particularly tough this year. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Social Security and Medicare are endangered programs

Dear Editor: More...

Breaking News - 5/15/2011 10:01 AM

N.C. Police charge three with breaking into North Massapequa Sunoco

Posted Sun., May 15- Nassau County police arrested a three men shortly after midnight yesterday morning, charging them with breaking into a Sunoco gasoline station in Massapequa. More...

Police deFeet shoe robber at mall

Posted Tues., May 17- You can call him the soul man. The Seventh Squad arrested a Hempstead man yesterday charging him with stealing shoes at the Westfield Sunrise Mall March 29. Police gave this account: More...

MPK Village honors Massapequa Cares volunteers

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Posted Mon., May 16- The Village of Massapequa Park Village recently honored the volunteers who participated in the 2011 Massapequa Cares event, which provides help and assistance to veterans at the Northport VA Hospital. More...

Massapequa Park Village to construct 9/11 Memorial

DISCUSSIONS ABOUT LOCATION UNDERWAY

Posted Fri., May 13- Massapequa Park officials are considering options for a memorial to the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks. More...

Fundraiser for Wounded Warriors at Marjorie Post being held Sat., May 21st

A fundraiser to benefit America's troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan will be held in Marjorie Post Park located on Merrick Road and Unqua Road in Massapequa. More...

MHS ASL students recognized by MPK

Five Massapequa High School American Sign Language (ASL) students and their teacher Melanie Smith were recognized by Massapequa Park Mayor James Altadonna, Jr. More...

 

People/Social

Hearing set on multifamily communities

The Oyster Bay Town Board has scheduled a public hearing for Tuesday, May 17, to consider the creation of a new zoning classification, it was announced by Town Supervisor John Venditto. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

My column below is a “Basset Blast from the Past”, first published in the Beacon on September 6, 1984. At that time my pal Leslie Hill and I were volunteers for the now-extinct League for Animal Protection South Shore Chapter (LAP). 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 12 •Town of Oyster Bay Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Bd. More...

Oyster Bay early sale of beach stickers set for May 14

For Oyster Bay Town resident beach devotees who want to purchase seasonal beach stickers early and avoid the rush, the Town’s Parks Department will be selling stickers on Sat., May 14, at Tobay Beach, John J. More...

Surfrider Foundation Club to host Greenfest May 14

Massapequa High School Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation Club will host its fourth annual Greenfest, Sat., May 14th, 1 to 4 p.m. at John J. Burns Park, Merrick Road, Massapequa. The event is for all ages. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION AMITYVILLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWNS OF BABYLON, SUFFOLK COUNTY AND OYSTER BAY, NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a budget hearing before the qualified voters of the Amityvi More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?