August 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Police arrest two for robbing assaualting man in MPK

Nassau County police arrested two subjects on Saturday, charging them with the robbery and assault of a 21-year-old victim in the vicinity of Roosevelt Avenue and Monroe Street in Massapequa Park at 1:35 a.m. Police gave this account: More...

IN THE NEWS

Massapequans finish Triathlon

Marcia and Max Goldberg, who ran in the NYC Triathlon and were featured in last week's paper finised the race. Marcia finished with a time of 3.38.53 and Max with a time of 2:41:30. The event was held the weekend of Aug. 6-7. More...

Police charge man in Massapequa burglary

The Seventh Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for Burglary that occurred on Monday, Aug. 8 at 2:45 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa School "historian" retires

If Jerry Seinfeld ever decided to skip his social studies class, Donald Nobile was probably the first to know. More...

Massapequa student wins Hannon’s “There Ought to Be a law” contest

Lia Capuana, a student at Lockhart Elementary School, Massaepqua, was recently awarded first place in Senator Kemp Hannon’s 2011 “There Ought to Be a Law” competition. More...

Farmingdale United Girls soccer team wins Open Cup Victory

Farmingdale United, a Girls-Under-14 soccer team had a 2-1 victory over the Hotspurs to become State Open Cup champs on June 4. It was the third State Cup championship for Farmingdale. The squad defeated the Manhattan Hotspurs in LaGrange, New York. 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...

Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

THURSDAY, August 18 •Town of Oyster Bay Planning Advisory Board Meeting: 7 p.m. Town Board hearing room, Town Hall East, 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay. For further info., call 624-6380. More...

Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) volunteers needed

Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) urgently needs volunteers to join its efforts to stop bullying and cyber-bullying among schoolage children. More...

Office for the Aging meets

The Advisory Council to the Nassau County Office for the Aging invites the public to attend its regular meeting, Fri., Sept. 9, 10 a.m. at 60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniondale. For more info. and directions, call 227-8934. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

LEGAL NOTICE TAXI FRANCHISE SOLICITATION FOR PROPOSALS Prospective Franchisees are invited to obtain a copy of the detailed performance specifications as it relates to the solicitation of proposals to provide a Taxi Franchise within the boundaries of More...

Breaking News - 8/19/2011 12:05 PM

Amityville School Principal sentencing postponed

Steven Lindenfeld, the assistant principal at Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School in Amityville, who was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Feb. 12, 2010, was scheduled to appear before N.C. More...

Police arrest Levittown man for selling drugs in Massapequa

Incidents occurred in February

Nassau County Police have arrested a Levittown man charging him with criminal sale of a controlled substance in connection with an incident that occurred on Feb. 7 and 21 of this year in North Massapequa. More...

Assemblyman Joe Saladino announces new task force to help combat drug epidemic

Law enforcement officials have reported an alarming increase in the abuse of heroin and prescription drugs among teenagers and young adults here on Long Island. More...

Tobay Pirates: Still lovin' the game!

It’s been many years since Joe Meraglia and his friends have been chased off a neighborhood ballfield, but that’s just what happened to the 60-somethings during a recent heat wave. More...

 

People/Social

Local residents graduate from basic training

Air Force Airman Erin N. Owens graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Massapequa Lions’ member recognized by the New York State Assembly

Tiziano Thomas Dossena, a Massapequa Lions member, was recently introduced to the New York State Assembly by the Assemblyman Joseph Saladino, president of the NYS Italian American Legislators, and recognized by the Assembly Speaker, Peter Rivera, who More...

Massapequa High School students hold Moot Court

On Wed., June 8, Moot Court Trials were performed by members of Mr. Bachman’s Massapqua High School introduction to law class. Presiding at the trials was Village Justice Gerard E. Giannattasio. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Owney’s profile is on a Forever stamp. The tribute is only fitting. Such a deserving dog has been dead for 114 years. This Terrier type was both a mascot and martyr for the US Postal Service. For years, he accompanied mail by rail and ship. More...

Hot Laps

All the races on the August 6, 2011 Riverhead Raceway program were extremely competitive with the championship contenders vying for the win. More...

Obituaries

Betty Bennett, Massapequa High School teacher

Faithful Massapequa church member and beloved family matriarch, Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Bennett died peacefully at hospice on Aug. 11, 2011. More...

Correction:

In an obituary for Don Farley, a longtime superintendent of the Massapequa Water District contained an error. The date of his burial at Calverton Nation Cemetery will be Sept. 16, 2011. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Town’s plan for affordable housing is good for everyone

The Town of Oyster Bay is considering a new zoning classification for mixed-use communities, a change that would see senior citizen housing alongside that for first-time homebuyers. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Fuschillo applauds Governor for signing MTA’s no-smoking law

Gov. Andrew M Cuomo signed a law this week to prohibit smoking on MTA operated outdoor train ticketing, boarding or platform areas, including the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and Metro-North. More...