February 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Hearing set next week on new Senate and Assembly district maps

Controversy surrounding proposed changes to Saladino's district

Massapequa and Massapequa Park are to be split into two separate Assembly districts under a reapportionment plan that will be outlined at a public hearing tomorrow, Thurs., Feb. 9. More...

Six held at bay in Massapequa home by two armed gunmen

Nassau County police are investigating the break-in to a home on Sunday, Feb. 5 in which six people were held at gunpoint. Police gave this account. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lockhart Elementary School children held their annual Veteran’s Day Celebration

Massapequa’s Raymond J. Lockhart Elementary School children held their annual Veteran’s Day celebration and Peter J. Schmitt, the Nassau County Legislature’s presiding officer was on hand. More...

Historical Perspectives Exhibition opens at Farmingdale College February 9

Farmingdale State College Centennial Exhibition: Historical Perspectives will run from Thurs., Feb. 9 through Fri., March 9 at the Memorial Gallery in Nathan Hale Hall, Farmingdale State College (FSC), 2350 Broadhollow Rd. (Route 110), Farmingdale. More...

Events & Calendar

Mass. Park Planning Commission seeks help

The Village of Massapequa Park’s Planning Commission is seeking resumes of qualified individuals to serve on the Village Planning Commission. Interest parties may fax a resume to 516-798-6106. More...

Program on Wild Parrots of LI February 14

The Wild Parrots of Long Island will be the program at the South Shore Audubon Society, Tues., Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. at the Freeport Memorial Library, 144 W. Merrick Rd., at South Ocean Avenue. 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, February 9 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 February 21, 2012, and the succeeding days, beginning at 10:00 o’ clock in the morning in the Legislative Chamber, First Floor, Th More...

Trio arrested after menacing and attempting to rob youth of smartphone

Posted Thurs., Feb. 16, 2012- More...

Driver in single-car accident charged with DWI

A single car traveling on Merrick Road went off the road, hit a tree and knocked it down, causing the vehicle to flip on to its roof. That incident occurred Sat., Jan. 28, at 3:50 a.m., at Biltmore Boulevard. More...

County estimates higher sales tax revenues in 2012

The Nassau County comptroller’s office is estimating that the Town of Oyster Bay will receive approximately $14 million in sales revenues for 2012. More...

Police charge two men for Massapequa burglary

Nassau County Police Seventh Squad detectives report the arrests of two Amityville men for a Burglary that occurred on Wed., Jan. 25, 2012 at 10:18 a.m. in Massapequa. More...

 

People/Social

Seafords Maria Regina first graders meet fire fighter Eric Brown

There was no fire, but firefighter Eric Brown stepped into the first-grade class at Maria Regina School in Seaford wearing his fireman hat and jacket. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

If an old dog could pen his last wishes it may read something like the following, which comes from an email being circulated by the PETCO Foundation: “Before humans die, they write their last will and testament and give their home and all they More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Doris R. Roth, former Massapequan and employee of East Meadow Public Library

Funeral services were held Feb. 3, 2012 for Doris R. Roth, 80, of Madison, Connecticut, formerly of Massapequa. Mrs. Rost was born in Brooklyn, the daughter of Anna (nee Anderson) and William Short. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Hearing on new districts set

A hearing to gather comments and input from the public concerning the proposed changes to the New York State Senate and Assembly district maps will be held this week. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

The fight on the economic front is not over yet

Too many American’s didn’t get a raise this year, and I don’t think Members of Congress should either. That’s why I supported and helped pass legislation to freeze Congressional salaries for the fourth year in a row. More...

Poll

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