January 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

MPK Village Board passes local law allowing it to pierce tax cap; emergency measure only, says Mayor

The Village of Massapequa Park enacted a local law on Monday allowing it to exceed New York State's proposed two-percent tax cap, if necessary. More...

One car accident and rollover in Massapequa

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

Man arrested in Massapequa for endangering welfare of a child

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 as he drove west along Violet Street in Massapequa at 2:48 a.m., Jan. 8. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Plainedge Kindergarten registration is underway

Appointments are currently being scheduled for kindergarten registration for the 2012-2013 school year. Registration will run through March 31, 2012. More...

Ashley Gubista earns All-Region Volleyball Honors

Ashley Gubista, of Massapequa, a freshman at Richard Stockton College, Gallaway, New Jersey, was named All-New York Region Honorable Mention by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. More...

Massapequa Kindergarten registration begins

Kindergarten is an important time in your child’s life. It is the beginning of a journey designed to prepare your child for success and instill a lifelong love of learning. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Jin Jin,” the Afghan Hound extraordinaire, has gone from rescue to runway. Now she needs your VOTE! More...

Events & Calendar

Sensational SPACES

The Aldridge is surprisingly compact for a four bedroom home. Its footprint, measuring a mere 38 feet wide and 40 feet deep, allows it to fit on a small city lot. More...

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, January 19 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. Public Session: 8 p.m.; Central Office Bd. More...

Towers of Freedom fundraiser to be held at John J. Burns Park, February 18th

The Towers of Freedom 9/11 and Military Monument John J. Burns Park Annual Fundraiser will be held Sat., Feb. 18, 3 to 7 p.m. at Mulcahy’s of Wantagh, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice formation of USA Home Exteriors LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on 09/27/2011. Office located in Nassau. SSNY has been designated for service of process. More...

Man barricades himself in Massapequa home following family fight

A man barricaded himself in his Massapequa home following a verbal dispute with his wife on Sunday. More...

Plainedge Schools approve installation of surveillance cameras; one school board member opposes expenditure

After some discussion and the opposition of one school board member, the Plainedge School Board approved a resolution at last month’s meeting to install video camera surveillance equipment on school grounds. More...

North Massapequa firefighters battle car accident and blaze

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

Police arrest Georgia man for November robbery in Massapequa

Nassau County Police announced the arrest of a Georgia man in connection with a robbery that occurred in Massapequa on Nov. 1, 2011. More...

 

People/Social

“Four-Peat” by Massapequa’s Chris Mammone at the 19th annual Rob’s Run 5K Race

Chris Mammone of Massapequa scored first place overall for the fourth year in a row during Long Island Blood Services Rob’s Run 5K held Nov. 27. More...

“Moving in Mary’s Memory” at the Lustgarten Foundation 11th annual walk

Nancy Ticali, of North Massapequa, shown center, with Team Moving In Mary’s Memory at The Lustgarten Foundation’s 11th Annual Long Island Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk, where 100 percen More...

Mary P. Myton meets at Villa D’Avanza

The Christmas meeting of the Mary P. Myton Literary Society was held at the Villa D’Avanza Restaurant on Dec. 14. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane More...

Obituaries

Charles Sheridan, former resident of Nassau Shores, at 82

Charles Sheridan, formerly of Nassau Shores, Massapequa, died Jan. 1, 2012 at the age of 82. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

It’s time to educate yourself on your school budget

Each year at this time we remind our readers that the process of putting together the annual school budgets is getting underway. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY

It’s the oil companies that are hurting America

Dear Editor: So Merrill Matthews, of the Institute for Policy Innovation, claims that President Barack Obama is unfairly picking on Big Oil (President Obama’s attack on the oil companies is hurting America, Jan. 4, Massapequa Post) More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?