July 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Verizon Wireless makes another bid to MPK Village for more cell towers

Can you make hear me now? Verizon Wireless wants to make sure its customers in Massapequa Park will as of September 2012. Can you hear us now? More...

Scouts plant hope

Pack 590 Cub Scouts donated and planted a tree for Earth Day this year at Massapequa’s Lockhart Elementary School’s Discovery Garden. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Long before the Mouseketeers and Aristocats of Disney fame, there were The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Crisco, both penned by Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870). More...

Events & Calendar

Pequa Physical and Aquatic Therapy opens for business

Massapequa Chamber Past President Joe Basile, Recording Secretary Howard Ritzer, New York State Assemblyman Joseph Soladino, Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Pinto, owner John Douglas, Chamber President Phyllis Doria, Chamber Member John Lepre, Past Pr More...

Rosanne's Jewelers of Massapequa Park has a "charming" winner

Joanne Aiello of Massapequa knows how to tell a “charming” story. More...

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, July 7 •Ladies Auxiliary of the Massapequa Fire Dept. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NASSAU COUNTY. L&L ASSOCIATES HOLDING CORP. D/B/A LLL PARTNERS, Pltf. vs. BARBARA KERN, et al, Defts. Index #09-003937. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Dec. More...

Breaking News - 7/9/2011 1:58 PM

Woman attacked with meat cleaver

HUSBAND CHARGED

By Carolyn James A woman working at her establishment in Amityville Village was struck in the head and face with a meat cleaver in a dispute with her husband Thursday. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious wounds and is recovering. More...

Breaking News - 7/8/2011 12:01 PM

Bennett sworn in to Massapequa School Board; controversy surfaces early

By Carolyn James Within less than two hours of being sworn in, newly elected Massapequa School Board Trustee Gary Bennett caused a flurry of controversy at the district’s organizational school board meeting last night after asking—and bei More...

Music Under the Stars

The Town of Oyster Bay presents New York Rat Pack and Friends at Ellsworth W. Allen Town Park, Motor Avenue, Farmingdale, July 11, 8 p.m. More...

MSD's full-day Kindergarten program gives young students a reading edge

A survey of the kindergarten program in Massapequa Schools showed a marked improvement in reading readiness since the district introduced a full-day program last year. More...

Plainedge dancer high steps it into world-famous Rockettes summer program

Ever since she was a child, Kaitlyn Bornkamp dreamed of becoming a dancer and joining the world-class Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Meet our Scholars and graduates

•Caitlin Irwin, of Massapequa, received a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and psychology from Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania. More...

Library

Worlds of Wonder Await You at the Library

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

Obituaries

Judith Bates, former ‘Pequan, loving mother and grandmother

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for former Massapequan Judith “Judy” Pennell Bates who died June 15, 2011. The Mass is being said at St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church, Massapequa on Mon., July 20 at 10 a.m. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Let’s recommit ourselves to the ideals of equality and individual freedoms set down 235 years ago

Two hundred and thirty five years ago, British citizens living in the colonies could no longer endure what they perceived as the tyrannical dictates of Mother Country. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Retiree wants to ensure that Medicare is protected

Dear Editor: More...