January 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Towers of Freedom fundraiser held; project moving forward

The Towers of Freedom committee, which is working to erect a lasting monument in Massapequa to remember those lost on 9/11 as well as those who have made tremendous sacrifices since that time to protect the county, held a fundraiser recently. More...

Sisters of Greater Long Island celebrate 10th Anniversary

The Sisters of Greater Long Island, an African American Breast Cancer support group, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. The event was held at Captain Bill’s in Bay Shore. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Councilman Joseph G. Pinto congratulates finishers in the 19th annual Rob’s 5K Run

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph G. More...

Plainedge students participate in NYSSMA All-State Music Festival

Four high school student-musicians in the Plainedge School District participated in the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State Music Festival. More...

Five Hawks earn Empire 8 Football recognition

Oneonta, New York’s Hartwick College football players were honored as the Empire 8 announced its 2011 All-Conference Teams recently. 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.massapequalibrary.org. More...

Obituaries

Mary Luchsinger, Massapequa resident, worked in Massapequa School District

Mary Luchsinger, a Massapequa resident from 1957 to 1993, died Dec. 30, 2011. She was 83 years old and had worked for the Town of Oyster Bay for 33 years. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Altadonna is “caring” for his constituents

When New York State implemented the recommendations of the Berger Commission in 2006, it certainly did not have the residents of Massapequa and Massapequa Park in mind. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Americans are failing to honor the role of God in their lives and in their country

Dear Editor: I have a question for my fellow Americans. Have we become so complacent and arrogant that we no longer need God to comfort us in our grief or hardships? More...

Breaking News - 1/16/2012 4:37 PM

Brunswick Hospital Center building coming down

Psychiatric unit to get new name

Posted Mon., Jan. 16, 2012- by Carolyn James The psychiatric unit of Brunswick Hospital is getting a new name, and the hospital complex, a new look. More...

WEEKEND ROUNDUP

Posted Fri., Jan. 13, 2012- Here’s what’s on tap for this weekend: Fri., Jan. 13: Vegas Night, Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. Doors open 7 p.m. Food and drink available. Call, 631-586-3928. Sat., Jan. 14: More...

Farmingdale School officials outline impact of 2 percent State cap

Saying it was important for the public to understand the issues on the newly enacted New York State 2 percent tax cap, Farmingdale school officials made a presentation on the subject at the District’s Board of Education meeting Dec. 7. More...

 

People/Social

Local resident graduates from basic training

Army Pfc. Adam T. Baldinger has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. Baldinger is the son of Adrienne Baldinger of Massapequa and a 1999 graduate of Massapequa High School. More...

Local soldier returns home

Army National Guard Maj. Mark P. Z. Citarella has returned to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., after being deployed to Iraq serving in support of Operation New Dawn. More...

Carole Houghton weds Charles Hynek

Carole Houghton of Massapequa and Charles Hynek of Islip Terrace were wed on Feb. 18, 2011. The wedding reception, which was hosted by the bride’s parents, Richard and Patricia Houghton of Massapequa, took place at Oheka Castle in Huntington. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

I seriously doubt if Albert Einstein had pets in mind when he refined his Theory of Relativity, although there is a lot to be said about frame of reference and pet perspective when dealing with dogs and cats. More...

Events & Calendar

Donate blood at South Nassau Hospital on Jan. 12

In response to the ongoing critical blood shortage on Long Island, South Nassau Communities Hospital, One Healthy Way, Oceanside, will hold an emergency blood drive on Thurs., Jan. 12, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Councilman Joseph Muscarella attends blood drive

Town Councilman Joseph Muscarella recently attended the Town of Oyster Bay Blood Drive. At the blood drive, the Town honored Al Fischer a Korean War Veteran who has donated 332 pints of blood throughout his lifetime. More...

Bethel AME Church celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday

A birthday celebration honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held Mon., Jan. 16, 10 a.m. at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 20 Simmons St., Copiague. The theme will be “We lift as we climb.” Rev. Dr. Luis A. 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...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?