August 31, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Hearing Tuesday on proposal to borrow funds for Massapequa Water District improvements

The Massapequa Water District is asking the Town of Oyster Bay to borrow an estimated $12M to update equipment and have cash on hand for constructing a facility in the event that Grumman’s pollution plume infiltrates the local water supply. More...

IN THE NEWS

Scout collecting bikes for Pedals for Progress

Tyler Novet, a boy scout from Troop 5 of Massapequa is working on his Eagle Scout project. More...

Two arrested for robbing, assaulting 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...

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Hot Laps

On Sat., Aug. 13, it was time for some veterans to make long-awaited returns to Victory Lane. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Should I stay or should I go?” The lyrics of this song by The Clash haunt many as Hurricane Irene barrels down upon us. 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, September 1 •Ladies Auxiliary of the Massapequa Fire Dept. More...

Town of Babylon offers historic trolley bus tours

The Town of Babylon History Museum will offer onehour trolley bus tours along the historic trolley route of the Babylon Railroad Co., which operated between the villages of Babylon and Amityville from 1910 to 1920. Tours will be held Sundays, Sept. More...

Seaford Senior programs offered

The Seaford Senior Community Service Center, at St. Michael’s Church, 2197 Jackson Ave., Seaford has two programs set up for the fall and funded by the Nassau County Office for the Aging. On Wednesdays, Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1 p.m. More...

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Public Notices

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU OPTION ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION Plaintiff, AGAINST JEANNINE SIMPSON, and ROBERT G. GRIMMER, et al. More...

Police seek three who robbed 7-Eleven on Broadway, Massapequa

Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at the 7-Eleven store on Broadway in Massapequa, and they are asking the public for help in solving the crime. More...

Man charged with illegal drug sale in North Massapequa

Nassau County Police have arrested a Levittown man and charged him with the 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...

TOBay bond rating goes down; Democrats say cause is poor management by the GOP

The Town of Oyster Bay’s bond rating took a hit recently from Standard and Poor’s (S&P) credit service company. More...

Irene Comes and Goes

As it turned out, it was its size more than its power that made Hurricane Irene such a force to be reckoned with here on Long Island. More...

MHS athletes to hold Towers of Freedom Fundraiser Aug. 31st

Sponsor an athlete and help build monument

The Towers of Freedom Military Monument committee is holding a Punt, Pass Kickball, sponsor a kid fundraiser Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m. at the Field of Dreams, Massapequa. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story September 20 at Temple B’nai Torah

Temple B’nai Torah Brotherhood of Wantagh, 2900 Jerusalem Ave., will present former New York Yankee Public relations director and best-selling author Marty Appel and a screening of Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story on Tues., Sept. 20. More...

Mims/Gebbia win Doppy Open Golf Tournament

The 34th annual Doppy Open Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Tobay Beach lifeguards, was held recently at the Middle Island Country Club. More...

Library

At the Library

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

Obituaries

Mary Schapiro, SUNY Farmingdale librarian

Longtime Babylon resident and Farmingdale State College Librarian Mary Susan Hall Schapiro died surrounded by family at her Wilton, Con- necticut home on Aug. 16, 2011 after a long illness. She was 88. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Let’s hear it for the Heroes of the Storm

We’ve gone through an earthquake and a hurricane in one week here on Long Island. Some have flooding; others are still without electricity. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Ready for another great school year in Amityville

Welcome to the 2011-2012 school year! More...