February 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 3/2/2012 2:24 PM

Plainedge has NYS Wrestling Champ

Devils Dan Spurgeon has undefeated season

On Feb. 24 and 25 the Plainedge High School Red Devils wrestling team traveled to the Union Times Center in Albany to participate in the New York State Championship wrestling matches. Senior Dan Spurgeon won the 170 lb. More...

MPK Village to host July 4th Fireworks this year

Posted Mon., March 5, 2012- Looking towards balmier weather, the Village Board of Massapequa Park discussed its popular annual fireworks display at its last Village Board meeting. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday, March 2 •Last Hope Animal Rescue Bowl-a-Thon, 7:30 tyo 10:30 p.m., Farmingdale Bowl, 999 Conklin St., Farmingdale. More...

Massapequa Schools outline fiscal challenges facing the district for this year—and next

The Massapequa School Board recently presented its first look into the district’s 2012/2013 budget laying the blame for the estimated $4.5 to $5 million deficit squarely on the New York State’s new two-percent tax cap legislation. More...

Massapequa Vamps make quick stop at house fire, Melrose Avenue

Massapequa firefighters responded to a home at 49 Melrose Avenue, yesterday after receiving a call about a house fire shortly before 2 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Christopher Anglum, former Massapequa Park resident, Postal worker

Christopher Anglum grew up in Massapequa and Massapequa Park, attending local schools here as a special needs student. It was a community that he came to love, and that loved him in return, said his sister Monica Stankard of Massapequa. More...

Opinion

Marking time in Oscars and Grammys

EDITORIAL

I can remember when I knew every single actor and entertainer nominated for the Oscars. I had seen every motion picture and knew the characters’ names. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Saving Medicare: A Constitutional debate

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Both parties have succumbed to the temptation of getting elected by promising evermore goodies from the public coffers, irrespective of constitutional limits, and to the point that they have irresponsibly enslaved our children with 15.25 trillion dol More...

Breaking News - 3/8/2012 12:12 PM

Massapequa man arrested under Leandra's law

Father was driving drunk with two children in car, say police

Posted Thurs., March 8: Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives have arrested a Massapequa man for driving while intoxicated with his two young children in the vehicle. Police gave this account of the event. More...

Breaking News - 3/6/2012 2:06 PM

Trio robs Game Stop in Massapequa

Police Seeking public's help in solving crime

Posted Tues., March 6, 2012 Three masked bandits, one armed with a handgun, walked into Game Stop at 6150 Sunrise Highway Massapequa yesterday demanding cash. More...

This weekend's events

Friday, March 9 •Knight at the Races, VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague, Doors open 6:30 p.m. Cost $15 includes dinner and beer, wine and soda. 7 p.m. Call, 631-926-0117 More...

MPK youth on probation arrested this morning

Posted Sat., March 3, 2012- A Massapequa Park youth on probation with Nassau County was arrested at his home at 168 Atlantic Avenue at 8:30 this morning and charged with criminal possession of stolen property. More...

IN THE NEWS

Fifth and sixth graders in the Magnet program at Birch Lane and East Lake elementary schools turned their knowledge of trivia into funds for the United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Nassau County. More...

Two cars collide on Broadway and Pennsylvania Avenues

On Mon., Feb. 20, two people were injured in a two-car head-on collision at Broadway and Pennsylvania Avenues. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Psssst...Come closer. Here’s the truth about cats and dogs: Pets are good for the mental health of “everyday people,” not just individuals facing health challenges. More...

Events & Calendar

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, March 1 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. More...

C of C Networking night set for March 6

The Massapequa Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking night, Tues., March 6, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Bristal Assisted Living, 400 County Line Rd., Massapequa. Hors d’oeuvres, wine, coffee, tea and desserts will be served. More...

Programs offered to local seniors

County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced that programs are available for seniors in our area in the near future. At Our Lady of Lourdes School, 379 Linden St., Massapequa Park, three programs have been scheduled. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF SPECIAL DISTRICT MEETING, PUBLIC HEARING, AND BUDGET VOTE AND TRUSTEE ELECTION OF THE FARMINGDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified voters of the Farmingdale Union Free School Distric More...

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