August 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa mother and son participate in annual Nautica NYC Triathlon

A mother-son duo from Massapequa took part in the 11th Annual Nautica NYC Triathlon held this weekend. More...

Massapequa remembers its Korean war veterans

Fifty-eight years after the Korean War ceasefire, local Veterans of Foreign War Post wants to make sure that the sacrifices are not forgotten. Peter F. Colleran VFW Post 7763 conducted a ceremony on Sun. More...

Two arrested after robbing Massapequa gasoline station

Two men were arrested after a robbery that occurred in Massapequa yesterday, shortly after 12 p.m. The Nassau County Robbery Squad gave this account: More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Continued from last week’s Pets: Close Encounters During the MacLevy Prequel to his Stay at the Westminster Kennel Club in Babylon: Long before the Casey Anthony case mesmerized forensic file fans, Roland B. 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, August 11 •Town of Oyster Bay Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Bd. More...

Barefoot Black Tie Dinner Dance Aug. 13

The Fire Island lighthouse will be holding its 25th Annual “Barefoot Black Tie Dinner Dance” on Sat. August 13, 6:30 – 11 pm. Enjoy a catered dinner and dance to the sounds of the live band, Tradewinds. Open bar and silent auction. More...

Supervisor Venditto meets with Integrated Medical Foundation

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto recently visited with Rhonda Samuel, executive director of Integrated Medical Foundation, at a recent Town of Oyster Bay Music Under the Stars event to announ More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT : NASSAU COUNTY Aurora Loan Services, LLC; Plaintiff(s) vs. More...

And the floods came...

Thunder, lightning and torrential rains came down over the weekend causing local flooding. In photo, the Kiwanis Bridge is overcome by the high water levels and a brave soul walks through the preserve at the height of the storm. More...

Assemblyman Saladino establishes aniti-drug task force

PARENTS WHO LOST CHILDREN TO DRUG ABUSE LAUD MOVE

New York State Assemblyman Joseph Saladino has formed a new task force to address the issue of drug use and addiction among teenagers and young adults. More...

Mangano honors Girl Scout Brooke Dutka of Massapequa

Nassau County Executive Edward P. More...

Kessler promoted to principal of the Carman Road School

Steven Kessler has been promoted to principal of the Carman Road School, part of the Board of Cooperative Services of Nassau County (Nassau BOCES). More...

 

Schools/Sports

Give Back to School program at Westfield Sunrise Mall through September 12

Westfield shopping centers and the Westfield Family program have announced the start of its Give Back to School Program. Westfield will donate $57,500 to the program, including $2,500 to one school in the Westfield Sunrise area. More...

Artwork “Blooms” at Plainedge Middle School

With the notion that artwork can be made from anything, and a desire to create recycled art, Plainedge Middle School’s art club members banded together to create a cascading waterfall and colorful flowers using discarded plastic water bottles. More...

Birch Lane Elementary kindergartners celebrate Earth Day with planting and singing

In celebration of Earth Day, Massapequa’s Birch Lane Elementary School kindergarten teachers planted the seeds of environmental awareness in their young students with engaging activities and lessons aimed to make the earth a greener place. More...

Obituaries

Don Farley, Massapequa resident, Massapequa Water District Superintendent

Longtime Massapequa Water District Superintendent Donald F. Farley served at that post for 30 years until his retirement in 2001. He died July 13, 2011 after a long illness in Westhampton Beach at age 74. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Hats off to MPK Village for a great festival

The Massapequa Park Village Festival was once again a splendid event, drawing hundreds of people to the Village on both Saturday and Sunday. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Massapequa School Board and Bennett reach consensus; other views expressed

Dear Editor: I was disappointed to read the letter from Tony Mignone, “First Amendment Rights Apply to Everyone.” Indeed this is true, but as I applaud Mr. More...

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