May 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Accident on Sunrise Highway Monday

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Farmingdale forms new chapter of Kiwanis

The brand new Kiwanis Club of Farmingdale held their Charter Night Dinner Reception Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Tre Scalini Restaurant. More...

Five vie for two seats on Massapequa School Board

Five candidates representing a variety of opposing views and philosophies are running for the Massapequa School Board in a large election scheduled for Tues., May 15. More...

MPK resident Taylor Dunn wins NYS scholarship award

Massapequa Park resident Taylor Dunn received a $500 New York State Scholarship for Academic Excellence. This program provides scholarship assistance to outstanding New York State high school graduates. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville School Board approves $78.2M budget; levy within state cap guidelines

The 2012-2013 Amityville School District budget was adopted in a unanimous decision by the school board Wed., April 18. More...

Farewell Packard Middle School: hello Plainedge Park and center

Plainedge School District officials and board members joined Supervisor John Venditto and Town of Oyster Bay officials on Sat., March 24 for the opening of the Plainedge Community Center and Park. More...

Events & Calendar

Free car seat safety check at Burns Park May 19

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (RMerrick) will be sponsoring a free car seat safety check on Sat., May 19, 9 a.m. to noon at John Burns Park, 4990 Merrick Rd., Massapequa Park in the front west parking lot. More...

Armed Forces Day spring concert May 19

The Seaford Community Jazz Band and Seaford Community Concert Band will hold an Armed Forces Day spring concert, Sat., May 19, 8 p.m. The event will be held at Seaford High School, 1575 Seamans Neck Rd., Seaford. Donations will be appreciated. More...

South Shore Audubon bird walk set for May 6

Join the South Shore Audubon Society for a bird walk at the Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve in Merrick, Sun., May 6, 9:30 a.m. to noon. More...

Opinion

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EDITORIAL

Support those who fight for America­— get out and vote!

On May 15, residents will head to the polls to vote on their annual school budget and to select candidates for the school district’s board of trustees. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

NHTSA campaign “One text or call could wreck it all” to counter districted driving

Did you know that “distracted driving” was the 2009 word of the year according to Webster’s New World College Dictionary? But, unfortunately, this is no passing fad. More...

Breaking News - 5/6/2012 6:26 PM

Rally today in Massapequa

Community seeks to have Sunrise Highway established as Child Safety Zone
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Breaking News - 5/4/2012 5:25 PM

Trio attempts to rob girl in Massapequa

Police seeking public's help

Nassau County Police are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred in Massapequa yesterday at approximately 3:20 p.m. And they are asking for the public’s help in trying to solve the crime. More...

Vehicle hits three cars and flips in Massapequa

No serious injuries reported

Three people suffered non-life threatening injuries in an accident on Merrick Road between Cartwright Boulevard and Park Boulevard in Massapequa Sun., May 6. More...

THIS WEEKEND'S EVENTS

Friday., May 4, 2012 •NYC P.O. Peter Figoski Memorial Little League Scholarship Fund Night, 7:30 p.m. Babylon vs. Southampton, Locust South. Sponsored by Babylon Lions Club. More...

Natalie Gramegna and Allison Latini honored for volunteerism

Natalie Gramegna and Allison Latini, students at Massapequa High School, have been honored for exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award. More...

 

People/Social

Plainedge HS brings Broadway to LI with production of Aida

A stunning performance of Aida, with music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice, took center stage at Plainedge High School as students from the drama club and orchestra performed last month. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

The poignant tale of an articulate spider who tricks silly humans to save the life of her porcine pal still delights readers of all ages. Some 200,000 copies are sold every year, and the novel has been translated into 35 languages. 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. •A Mother’s Day craft with Nancy McCormack will be offered for teens and tweens, Fri., May 4, 4:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Frank J. Rapczyk, Massapequa resident, WWII Navy veteran

Frank J. Rapczyk, Jr., a resident of Massapequa, died April 6, 2012 at his home. He was 85 years old. More...

Rosemary L. Phippard, East Massapequa resident, worked as legal secretary for Nassau County

Rosemary L. Phippard, a resident of East Massapequa, died peacefully at her home on March 26, 2012. She was 86 years old. Mrs. Phippard was born on March 20, 1926 in Queens, New York to Conrad and Mary (O’Connor) Hock. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

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FARMINGDALE UNIONFREE SCHOOL DISTRICT Farmingdale, NYNOTICE TO BIDDERSBid DescriptionGLASS AND SCREEN REPAIR BIDSealed proposals will bereceived by the Board ofEducation, FarmingdaleUnion Free School District,Towns of Oyster Bay andBabylon, Nassau an More...

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