March 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

State DOT denies MSD's request to make Sunrise Highway a safety zone

The New York State Department of Transportation has denied a request by the Massapequa School District to modify its safety zone criteria to include Sunrise Highway following an on-site visit to the community March 6. More...

Farmingdale Schools and Town talking about agreement to fix high school pool

The Farmingdale School District is discussing entering into an inter-municipal agreement with the Town of Oyster Bay to renovate the district’s pool. More...

Tackapausha Museum supporters and County discuss agreement to keep facility open

A press conference and rally held by the Friends of Tackapausha in front of the now-closed Tackapausha Museum in Seaford last month drew approximately 100 people who opposed what they believed was Nassau County’s plan to close the museum perman More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa HS Senior named Scholar-Artist by LI Arts Alliance

Massapequa High School senior John Mc- Donald has been named a Scholar–Artist by the Long Island Arts Alliance. More...

McKenna Elementary School winners of the third annual spelling bee are...

Daniel Hepworth, a sixth-grader at McKenna Elementary School in Massapequa, won the third annual spelling bee sponsored by the PTA on Jan. 12. More...

Maria Regina celebrates Technology Day

In October, seventh grade students from Maria Regina School in Seaford participated in Technology Day at Adventureland in Farmingdale. More...

Events & Calendar

Flea market vendors wanted

ISLAND,VendorsNYare wanted for the Temple -B’naiCOLORTorah of Wantagh summer flea market, to be held rain or shine, Sun., July 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Home improvement assistance available for senior citizens and physically challenged residents

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Ven- ditto reminds low- and moderate-income senior citizens and physically challenged homeowners that funding is available for much needed home repairs. More...

St. William craft fair to be held March 31

St. William the Abbot will hold a spring craft fair, Sat., March 31, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Msgr. Thomas G. Leavy Auditorium, St. William the Abbot School, 2001 Jackson Ave., Seaford. More...

Breaking News - 3/26/2012 1:11 PM

Fire erupts at home on Arlyn Drive West

MFD report no injuries

by Carolyn James Massapequa firefighters rushed to the scene of a house fire Saturday morning, March 24. Second Ass’t. More...

This weekend's events

Fri., March 30, 2012 •The Sound of Music, Amityville Memorial High School Drama Club, 250 Merrick Rd., Amityville, 7:30 p.m. Also Sat., March 31, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., April 1, 3 p.m. More...

MPK youngster’s artwork selected for national stamp

Michael Augello, the son of Louisa and Lenny Augello of Massapequa Park, was among only eight artists worldwide whose work was selected by the United Nations Postal Administration to become one of the stamps to be issued in April in recognition of Wo More...

 

People/Social

Unqua students enjoy PARP program

Town Supervisor John Venditto recently took time to visit with Ms. Scanio’s third grade class at Unqua Elementary School, in Massapequa, as part of their annual PARP (Parents as Reading Partners) reading program. More...

Ladies Workout Express raises money for Parkinson’s

Arline Shenker and her partner, Shelly O’Leary, of Ladies Workout Express, Massapequa, have a long history of supporting charitable causes. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

A star is born. Rather than From Here to Eternity, the movie marquee would read Timothy: From Amputee to Ambassadog. More...

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

Mary Beard Carey, longtime parishioner at Our Lady of Lourdes

Mary Beard Carey, a 59-year resident of Amityville, died at her daughters’ home in Head of the Harbor, St. James Feb. 22. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

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