February 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

MSD moves forward to bring students Common Core Standards

The Massapequa School Board introduced a Common Core Learning Standards, and although only parts of the program have been implemented, there is already evidence of its success, said school officials. More...

Man barricades self in home; incident ends peacefully

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

Identity theft

With identity theft ranking as the number-one consumer fraud complaint, affecting nine million people nationwide, Senator Fuschillo is reminding residents about steps they can take to protect themselves from identity thieves and scams. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Plainedge School District has new assistant superintendent

The Plainedge School District has a new assistant superintendent for curriculum and Instruction this school year: Todd Winch. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

It’s time for an episode of “Dogdom’s Queen for a Day.” Our applause meter will determine which pooch’s hard luck story conjures the most sympathy. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Harold R. Bausch, Amityville resident, WWII veteran

Harold R. Bausch, a longtime resident of Amityville, died Dec. 18. 2011 at his home after a long illness. He was 94 years old. More...

Opinion

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EDITORIAL

Just two of our observations

•Is it any wonder the American voting public becomes apathetic? The nonsense during these Republican primaries is a sure fire way of getting us all to yawn, roll over and skip the elections all together. More...

American voters need to wake up and learn the lessons of history

Dear Editor: As a nation, we are in a lot of trouble. Ask yourself if you think government officials should lie to you. The answer is NO. Unfortunately they are lying to us and have been for a very long time! More...

Early morning break in to Massapequa home; no injuries reported

Posted Sun., Feb. 5, 2012: Nassau County Police are investigating the break in to a home early this morning in which six people were held at gunpoint. Police gave this account. More...

Massapequa Schools earn distinction award

Massapequa School District received the prestigious School of Distinction Award from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) for the fourth consecutive year. More...

MPK Village approves NextG agreement; pulls parking sensors

Following more than a year of discussion and review, the Village of Massapequa Park finalized an agreement this week with NextG Networks that will allow the communications company to install cellular communication antennas at nine different locations More...

 

People/Social

Over the Hill Gang Softball Team Charity Event

Town Councilwoman Rebecca Alesia recently attended the Over the Hill Senior Softball Team Charity Event at Allen Park in Farmingdale where local seniors played a softball game to raise money for recipient Justin Hipp. More...

Lockhart Elementary School makes a wish come true

Determined to make a difference in the lives of others, students at Raymond J. Lockhart Elementary School raised $3,400 for the Make - A- Wish Foundation. More...

Massapequa’s Birch Lane Elementary “elves” brightens holidays for others

Birch Lane Elementary School students, staff and parents brightened the holidays of less fortunate children by donating 1,600 new toys to the annual toy drive led by John Coyne’s fifth-grade class. More...

Events & Calendar

Town of Oyster Bay invites civic organizations and chambers of commerce to be listed on website

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto reminded all civic organizations and chambers of commerce in the Town that they are welcome to be listed on, and linked to, the Town’s website. More...

Town of Oyster Bay requesting donations for Soldier Collection Drive

The Town of Oyster Bay is participating in a Soldier Collection Drive in an effort to gather needed supplies to be sent to the men and women serving overseas. More...

UCP membership meeting Feb. 6

Plainedge Auxiliary of United Cerebral Palsy will be holding its membership meeting, Mon., Feb. 6, 8:l5 p.m. at the North Massapequa Community Center, 2l4 N. Albany Ave., Massapequa. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE OF COUNTY TREASURER’S SALE OF TAX LIENS ON REAL ESTATE Notice is hereby given that I shall on the 21st day of February, 2012 through the 24th day of February, 2012, beginning at 10:00 o’clock in the morning each day, in the 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?