April 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Union employees close to agreement with Amityville School District

However, reductions in work force remain a concern, says union official

The Amityville School District and its United Public Service Employees Union ( UPSEU) are close to a tentative agreement on a new contract. But the union’s officials are concerned. More...

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Schools/Sports

Chiefs Win!

The Massapequa Chiefs varsity lacrosse team defeated Hicksville 12-3 on the Comets home field in the seventh annual Walker Cup Game. More...

Students read to dogs at Miles Middle School

Edmund W. Miles Middle School (EWMMS) hosted a Dog Tales Literacy Night on Wed., April 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•Thomas Cassaro, of Massapequa, was named to the dean’s list of Emory College, Atlanta, Georgia for the fall 2011 semester. He is the son of Dr. Richard and Teresa Cassaro. 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. •The movie Crazy, Stupid, Love will be shown Thurs., April 26, 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Harbor Lane Library. More...

Obituaries

Victoria (Vicki) Gulbin, Massapequa resident and Berner High School graduate

A funeral service for Victoria (Vicki) Gulbin, (nee Smith), a 1980 graduate of Berner High School, will be held Mon., April 30 at the Massapequa Funeral Home, South Chapel, Merrick Road between 4 and 8 p.m. More...

Caroline M. Forman, member of VFW and American Legion, served in the U.S. Coast Guard

Caroline M. Forman, a resident of Amityville for more than 60 years, died March 19 in the Long Island State Veteran’s Home in Stony Brook. She was 88. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICENOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to theCode of the Town of OysterBay, Chapter 241, “Waterways”, Section 241-33, “Processing of Applications”, theTown Board is in receipt ofan application for a permitto erect, More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday, April 27 •Long Island Banjo Society meets 8 p.m., VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission; listen, sing and dance to banjo music. For info., call 516-889-2184. More...

Massapequa Park and local veterans honor Gold Star Mother

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When Jason Santora’s grandmother died in 2010, he was serving in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army. His father Gary contacted the American Red Cross who notified Jason. More...

 

People/Social

Sen. Fuschillo reminds residents about state sales tax exemption for clothing and footwear

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is reminding residents about a tax cut taking effect that will help them keep more of their hardearned money. More...

Massapequan Lisa Ricciardi earns financial certification

Massapequa resident Lisa M. Ricciardi, a founding partner at Garden City-based Armao, Costa & Ricciardi, CPAs, P.C., has been granted the designation of Certified Construction Auditor (CCA) by the National Association of Construction More...

Town of Oyster Bay blood drive will save many lives

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph Muscarella recently attended the bi-annual Town Blood Drive, held at multiple Town facilities throughout the Town of Oyster Bay. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

DogTV is a new breed of programming, an all-canine cable channel, designed to keep your dog relaxed, entertained and stimulated while you are away. Macaulay Culkin would approve. More...

Events & Calendar

Town residents reminded about hours of operation for leaf blowers

Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steve Labriola issued his annual reminder regarding the hours of operation for leaf blowers. More...

Senior Center programs offered

County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced the May 2012 activities for Nassau County’s Network of Senior Centers. There is a suggested contribution for all Senior Center programs. More...

Vendors needed

Vendors are needed for a craft fair and car show at St. Paul’s Reformed Church, 158 Phelps Ln., North Babylon on May 19. The rain date will be May 26. For information, email stpaulsfair@verizon.net or call Cheryl at 631-884-6803. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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EDITORIAL

Thank you Sgt. Jason Santora

There are no words, no ceremonies, no platitudes that can heal the heart of a mother whose child has died and when that child was a soldier who gave of his or her life making the ultimate sacrifice, the pain seems so much more unbearable. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Local group urges residents to get out and More...

Poll

Do you approve of the way the Obama administration is handling the Ebola crisis?