November 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Police arrest two charging them in car break ins in Bethpage

Asking public's help in getting proceeds back to victims

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Plainedge HS Key Club puts up Field of Honor

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COMING UP...

•HOMEOWNERS CLEAN UP, SUN., NOV. 13-Residents can bring unwanted, non hazardous rubbis to the Oyster Bay town Solid Waste Disposal complex, Bethpage-Sweet Hollow Rd., Old Bethpage between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. More...

Massapequa Fire Department hosts annual Fire Prevention Open House

On Sun., Oct. 16, the Massapequa Fire Department held its annual Fire Prevention Open House. The department displayed various vehicles and did exhibitions of firefighting and rescue operations. More...

Woman accosted and robbed at local store in Massapequa

A woman shopping at the Dollar Store, 5510 Sunrise Hwy., was accosted by two subjects who forcibly removed her handbag. That incident occurred shortly after 9 a.m., and police are asking for the public’s help in apprehending the thieves. More...

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Schools/Sports

Plainedge HS students become mock crime-scene investigators

Plainedge High School’s CSI Forensics Team once again competed in the annual CSI Challenge at Stony Brook University in June with the help of high school teacher and coach Maureen Chiolo. More...

Massapequa pupils replenish St. Rose of Lima parish pantry

For the fourth consecutive year, students from Massapequa School District’s alternative high school organized a food drive for St. Rose of Lima’s pantry to benefit those in need in the community. More...

Unqua Elementary students jump rope to raise $30K for heart health

Raising thousands for the American Heart Association was as easy as a hop, skip and a jump for Unqua Elementary School students this September. More...

Library

Worlds of Wonder Await You At The Library

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770 www.massapequalibrar y.org. More...

Obituaries

Nita Heimer Ireland, former longtime resident of Amityville, at 82

Nita Heimer Ireland, who grew up in Amityville and graduated from Amityville Memorial High School died, at San Simeon by the Sound in Greenport on Oct. 29, 2011 after a short illness. She was 82 years old. More...

Opinion

Another view on the tax and entitlement debate

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We need to preserve the Tackapausha Museum

Dear Editor: Tackapausha Museum, along with the Preserve, is an important part of the surrounding communities of Seaford and Massapequa. The museum has been in operation since 1947. More...

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WI firefighter Al Waters dies

Funeral services tomorrow

Funeral services for Al Waters, a 53-year member of the West Islip Fire Department will be held at Chapey Funeral Home tomorrow, 7-9:30 p.m. and Fri., 2 to 4:30 p.m. and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mr. Waters died this week. He was 74 years old. More...

Hatcher Cuts Through Mt. Sinai to Lead Warriors to the Finals

Game against John Glenn tomorrow

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Massapequa Mustangs honored for Superbowl win

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Students hold Tower of Freedom Fundraiser

Posted Sun., Nov. 13- They may have only been toddlers during the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but 7th and 8th graders at Berner Middle School put their best foot forward to raise $5200 for the construction of a memorial at John J. Burns Park. More...

New treatment facility on tap for Farmingdale Water District

The South Farmingdale Water District gave tours of its new water treatment facility recently, ensuring a continued supply of quality water for the area even as a contaminated underground plume from the Grumman facility moves toward the area. More...

Rosemary Brady King dies in San Diego; daughter of MPK Village founder Michael Brady

When Rosemary Brady was growing up in Massapequa Park Village, the area was a new bedroom community for Manhattan and offered wide, open spaces, suburban homes and access to beautiful beaches and New York City via the Long Island Railroad. More...

 

People/Social

Diana Hadjiyane and Shannon Sullivan are local winners of Astoria Federal’s essay contest

In recognition of Financial Literacy Month, Astoria Federal Savings held its sixth annual essay contest for children, ages five to 12, asking them to complete the statement: “If I save a lot today, in the future I could…” A record More...

Amityville Artists Circle hosts photography exhibit and gala

The Amityville Artists Circle hosted a gala opening party on Aug. 5, at the Circle Gallery celebrating the exhibition of members’ photography. On display, there were a wide variety of subject matters from l ands c ap e s to pets. More...

Lions Club honors John Valerie

The Massapequa Park Lions Club recently awarded its annual scholarship at a general meeting at Runyon’s Restaurant in Seaford. John Valerie was the Massapequa High School student who received the award. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

This Sunday, November 13, the daytime Bully Breed Brigade and the evening LI premiere of the documentary Beyond the Myth, detailing breed discrimination will do more than heighten Pit Bull awareness. More...

Events & Calendar

Town Clerk Labriola unveils guide to Civil War records

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto announced that Town Historian John Hammond will be the featured speaker at the meeting of the Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society, Sun., Nov.13, 2 p.m. More...

Final 2011 Homeowners Cleanup scheduled for November 13

The eighth and final 2011 Homeowners Cleanup Program for Oyster Bay Town residents will take place on Sun., Nov. 13, according to Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano. More...

Kiwanis Club installs officers

The Kiwanis Club of Massapequa held its 63rd Installaton of Officers. N.C. Leg. Peter J. Schmitt, a past president of the Kiwanis Club, was on hand to present legislative recognition to outgoing President Ted Heim. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT, NASSAU COUNTY, VNB NEW YORK CORP., Plaintiff, v. 5000 SUNRISE HIGHWAY, INC., THE CURTAIN STORE, INC., LORI PERDUE, JOHN J. GRUNERT, NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE, Defendants, Index No. 10-020254. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?