November 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire levels home in Massapequa

On Sat., Nov. 12, Massapequa firefighters rushed to the scene of an early morning blaze at 13 Delta Road, Massapequa. More...

Plainedge School Board wrestles with science and athletic policies

The Plainedge School District tabled for further discussion a policy that allows exceptional Middle School athletes to earn spots on the High School Junior Varisty teams after completing a step-by-step process. More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa’s Barbara Mims named Art Educator of the Year

Barbara Mims, art coordinating chairperson, K-12 for the Massapequa School District was named a regional 2011 New York State Art Teacher’s Association (NYSATA) Educator of the Year. She received her award Nov. More...

Massapequa athletes score in Greenbelt Trail 25 Kilometer run

Local endurance athletes Brendan Mims of North Massapequa, Sherry Bellovin of North Massapequa, and Howard Kestenbaum of Massapequa Park finished the Nassau- Suffolk Greenbelt Trail 25 Kilometer Run. More...

Annual Runner’s Edge Long Island Women’s 5k run was held

The 28th annual Runner’s Edge Long Island Women’s 5 Kilometer Run was held recently. A large contingent of top finishers from the Massapequas was once again very prominent in the Run. 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...

Firefighters battle house fire Thanksgiving Day

No injuries reported

On Thanksgiving Day Massapequa firefighters responded to a Harmony Lane home just before 3 am for a reported house fire. Fire officials said heavy smoke was coming from the house when the fire department arrived on scene. More...

Coming up...

•Massapequa Park Village Tree Lighting, Sat., Nov. 26, 5 p.m., Park Boulevard and Front Street. Kick off the holiday season with savings at local shops and restaurants. More...

Meet new Massapequa Library Director Janis Schoen Sunday

Board schedules open house from 1-3 p.m.

Times have changed and so have local libraries said Janis A. Schoen, the new director for the Massapequa Public libraries. More...

Honoring our veterans

During Veterans Day week, Commander Richard Begandy of VFW Post 7763 Massapequa Park pays homage to the military for their service and sacrifice by spreading the word to “thank a veteran.&rdquo More...

 

People/Social

Louis Brust installed as Eagle Scout

Massapequa Troop 776 held an Eagle Court of Honor to install the latest Eagle Scout, Louis R. Brust. N.C. Leg. Peter J. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Our first annual Bully Breed Brigade was a huge success! Pit participants converged in Wantagh from all four corners of the universe, the Long Island universe, that is. More...

Events & Calendar

The Long Island Air Force Association presents a Pearl Harbor Memorial December 7

The Long Island Air Force Association presents a Pearl Harbor Memorial, hosted by Republic Airport and the American Airpower Museum, Republic Airport, 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale, Wed., Dec 7, beginning at 10:30 a.m. More...

MPK Village Meeting set

Massapequa Park Village will hold a regular board meeting Nov. 30, 8 p.m. at Village Hall, 151 Front St., Massapequa Park. for info., call 631-798-0244. More...

Congregation Beth-El offers mini course

Congregation Beth-El, of Massapequa, is offering a mini course entitled Articles of Faith, Tuesdays, Nov. 29, Dec. 6 and 13 as well as Jan. 9 and 16, 2012, 8:15 to 9:15 p.m. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

OWS protestors have trampled on the rights of other Americans

The right of Americans to speak freely, and “petition government for redress of grievances,” is based in our glorious Constitution. But as in the exercise of all rights, there is a measure of responsibility that has to be exercised. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

American opposition to immigrants is a sad fall from its historical beginnings

Arizona, Alabama, and Georgia have each enacted stringent laws aimed at curbing illegal immigration. Before saying more, let’s be clear about the alleged problem. What is an “illegal immigrant”? More...