January 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Vehicle overturns in one-car accident in Massapequa

Posted Mon., Jan. 9, 2011- The driver of a Ford SUV was injured in a single car accident about 7:30 a.m. Wed., Jan. 4 in Massapequa. More...

Saladino: New informational drug prevention brochure now available

An informational packet, designed to arm parents and educators with information on how to protect young people from drug addiction, is now being distributed through New York State Assemblyman Joseph Saladino (R-Massapequa.) The lawmaker announced pub More...

POLICE BLOTTER

The following incidents have been reported by the Nassau County Police Department’s Seventh and Eighth Precincts and other law enforcement agencies. BURGLARY More...

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Schools/Sports

Farmingdale’s Albany Avenue students start school with a bang

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East Lake Elementary students build phonics skills with the learning program Fundations

East Lake teachers in the Massapequa School District were coached on the uses of Fundations, a phonics and spelling program based on Wilson Reading System principles that help reduce reading and spelling failure. More...

Massapequa’s top student athletes sign on to play sports in college

Twelve Massapequa student athletes have signed Letters of Intent to continue playing in college the sports they’ve excelled at in high school. More...

Library

Massapequa Library

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

Obituaries

Ann M. Murray, resident of Massapequa Park

Ann M. Murray, a resident of Massapequa Park, died Dec. 27, 2011. She is the wife of the late Edward G. and mother of Brendan E. of Patchogue and Brian E. of Massapequa Park. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Sound sensitive television commercials are on their way

We may have to wait another year for it, but relief from high-volume commercials on the TV is on its way. More...

President Obama’s Attack on the oil companies is hurting America

A widely recognized economic principle is that when you subsidize something, you get more of it, and when you tax it, you get less. More...

Breaking News - 1/10/2012 6:02 PM

Police arrest Georgia man in connection with November robbery

Woman accosted at Dollar Store, Massapequa

Posted Tues., Jan. 10, 2012- Nassau County Police announce the arrest of a Georgia man in connection with a robbery that occurred in Massapequa on Nov. 1, 2011. More...

NMFD respond to car acciddent/fire on SS Parkway

Posted Mon., Jan. 9, 2012 On Sat., Jan. 7, two people were injured in a single-car accident about 4:30 a.m. on the eastbound Southern State Parkway ramp to southbound Hicksville Road Exit 29S. More...

Driver charged with possession of cocaine

Daughter in back seat of car at the time

Posted Mon., Jan. 9, 2011 A man, driving with his 8-year-old daughter in the back seat of his car, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, cocaine as he drove west along Violet Street in Massapequa at 2:48 a.m., yesterday. More...

Police seeking public's help in apprehending transients preying on elderly homeowners

A couple flimflammed their way into the home of an 81-year-old Massapequa Park resident’s home Tues., Dec. 27, stealing jewelry and other personal items. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa Chamber of Commerce presents Christmas Tree and Menorah lighting ceremony

Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, Councilman Joseph Muscarella and Councilman Joseph Pinto joined the Massapequa Chamber of Commerce for its annual Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting Ceremony at Klestinec Park, located on Broadway in Mass More...

Holiday sanitation and recycling schedules

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph G. Pinto reminds residents that Town sanitation and S.O.R.T. recycling collection schedules will be modified for the Mon., Jan. 16, observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. There will be no sanitation or S.O.R.T. More...

Local resident enrolls in the Army ROTC program in Lexington, Virginia

Army Cadet James W. Van Wie has enrolled in the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) program at Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia where he is a student. He is the son of James and Eileen Van Wie of North Massapequa. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

The New Year is a time to reflect. We continue to learn from our mistakes and successes. More...

PETS FOR ADOPTION

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Events & Calendar

Women’s Bible study continues Jan. 13

The Massapequa Park Church of the Nazarene will continue a women’s Bible study series on Fri., Jan. 13 at 7:15 p.m. The study is entitled The Inheritance by Beth Moore. All women are welcome. The church is located at 65 Roosevelt Ave. More...

Leads ups to Long Island Festival of Races

Run Nassau is a series of four races that is aimed at getting local runners of all ages and levels of ability tuned up for the Long Island Marathon Festival of Races on May 5 and 6. More...

Town offers free winter mall walking program

Residents can stay active this winter by signing up for the Town of Oyster Bay’s free Mall Walking Program. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Medicine Man Lacrosse LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on 08/26/2011. Office located in Nassau County. SSNY has been designated for service of process. More...