August 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Oyster Bay upgrades Town facilities; mulls new zoning changes

The Town of Oyster Bay is well on its way to making ToBay Beach a "destination" for families, as planned. Several improvements are underway or have been completed making the beach a more pleasant experience, said Town officials. More...

Good Samaritan Hospital volunteer honored for saving the life of friends mauled by bear

He doesn’t consider himself a hero, and said helping to save the life of four other students of the National Outdoor Leadership School in Alaska after they were attacked by a grizzly bear, was simply a case of applying what he had learned as a More...

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Schools/Sports

Little League Winners

Town Super visor John Venditto ( back row, far r ight) and Counci lman Joseph G. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

While searching for the Westminster Kennel Club in Babylon, it took several years to find out what caused the demise of the elusive Westminster clubhouse. More...

Hot Laps

At Riverhead Raceway on July 16, it was a night for veterans to show youngsters that they could still get the job done. More...

Obituaries

Matthew F. Dowd, former Massapequa resident, math teacher

As Elizabeth McLarney’s family explored her new home in 1996, her father, Matthew F. Dowd was no where to be found. “We were all saying ‘where’s Dad?’ and we looked all over for him,” said McLarney. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Back to the drawing board

The defeat of the proposal to borrow money to partner in the development of an entertainment hub at the Nassau Coliseum has been defeated. The people have spoken and we respect that. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Supporting our veterans is basic American ideal

Dear Editor, I hope all readers were inspired by your recent editorial entitled, “Let’s recommit ourselves to the ideals of equality and individual freedoms set down 235 years ago.” (July 6, 2011) I couldn’t agree more with yo More...

Festival in Massapequa Park

EVENT UNDERWAY TODAY AND TOMMOROW

SAT., AUGUST 6- The Massapequa Park Village Festival is underway today and tomorrow. The event kicked off with the Massapequa Mile run, sponsored by the Greater Long Island Running Club. More...

MHS senior takes part in medical forum

Massapequa High School incoming senior Joseph Nina recently participated in the highly competitive National Youth League Forum on Medicine, a 10-day program that introduces high-achieving students to the world of medicine. More...

Massapequa resident promoted to 1st Lieutenant

There is a hesitancy in the response when you ask Lt. Katherine Lisi a question. It comes, not from a lack of commitment, but rather from the distance between Lisi and the reporter. Lisi, a Massapequa native, is stationed in Afghanistan. More...

 

People/Social

Scouts Adopt- A- Spot in Massapequa Park

Cub Scouts from Pack 776 in Massapequa Park recently cleaned up and planted flowers by their Adopt A Spot by Astoria Bank on Park Boulevard, Massapequa Park, in an effort to beautify their village. More...

MFD Ex-Chief Tom Pendergast honored

Penny Pendergast and Massapequa Fire Deparetment Ex-Chief Tom Pendergast are shown accepting a Gold Award on behalf of The Heather Pendergast Memorial Blood Drive. More...

Library

At Your Library

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

Events & Calendar

Knights of Pythias visit children in Winthrop Hospital

Mid Island Lodge No. 828 Knights of Pythias once again visited the children in the Child Life Program of the Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola. The John Theissen Foundation for Children supplied the toys. More...

Massapequa Challenger baseball enjoys annual BBQ

Town Supervisor John Venditto (kneeling, far right) and Town Councilman Joseph D. More...

Swirls and Twirls launches fundraiser August 7

In celebration of National Kids Day on Sun., Aug. 7, Swirls and Twirls self-serve frozen yogurt shop, 5270 Sunrise Hwy., Massapequa Park, will launch a wristband fund-raiser to benefit CASK, the Creative Art Space for Kids Foundation More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICE PLEASE BE ADVISED, that the Board of Fire Commissioners of the North Massapequa Fire District in the Town of Oyster Bay, and County of Nassau, State of New York has cancelled its regular monthly open public meeting scheduled for Monday, More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?