May 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

MWD officials off to Albany to press for complete cleanup of contaminated plume heading our way

Massapequa Water District officials, armed with more than 5,000 signatures from district residents, are heading to Albany on Monday to appeal to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the governor to change the DEC&rsqu More...

What is a charter school?

Charter schools are publicly funded and open to all students in New York State through a non-discriminatory admissions lottery. More...

Tobay Beach Dune Stabilization Project a success

The 24th Annual Dune Stabilization Project at Tobay Beach on Sat., March 24, was a resounding success, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto reports, attracting more than 1,200 volunteers. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

On May 9, “Ruby,” a black cat and “Blueberry,” a Chihuahua were honored guests at the fourth annual “Living Legends Luncheon” hosted by the Animal Medical Center (better known as “The AMC”). 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...

Events & Calendar

World War II enactment to be held May 19-20

A World War II enactment will be held at Old Bethpage Restoration Village, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage complete with living historians, tanks and artillery during the weekend of May 19 and 20. More...

Seaford 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...

STOP collection May 19th

The second of eight 2012 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal (S.T.O.P.-Stop Throwing Out Pollutants), Electronic Waste (e-waste) and Drug Collection programs for Oyster Bay Town residents is scheduled for Sat., May 19, 9 a.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

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NOTICE OF FORMATION,) Ring Ring, LLC.Articles of Organizationfiled with Secretary of Stateof New York (SSNY) on3/19/12. Office location:Nassau. SSNY designatedfor service of process. More...

Breaking News - 5/18/2012 10:30 PM

Four-year-old Amityville girl calls 911 to save brother's life

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by Carolyn James She's four years old today,and already a hero. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday, May 18 •BACCA presents California Suite 8 p.m. (Sunday 3 p.m.), at Performing Arts Center, 149 N. Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst. For info., call 631-587-3696. More...

Local effort to open charter school

A group of residents have organized a founding committee and are applying to the state for approval to open a charter school in Massapequa. More...

• IN THE NEWS •

Annual “Soldier Collection” Drive held

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People/Social

New Kiwanis Club of Farmingdale holds charter night dinner

The brand new Kiwanis Club of Farmingdale held their Charter Night Dinner Reception Wed., April 4, at Tre Scalini Restaurant on Main Street in Farmingdale NY. More...

St. William the Abbot offers area Middle School students opportunity to participate in sports

If you are looking for an opportunity for your seventh and eighth grade students to participate in a competitive sports league, then your local Catholic elementary school may be the place for you. More...

Lt. Brian Coleman visits St. Rose of Lima School

While home on leave, Lt. Brian Coleman visited St. Rose of Lima School in Massapequa to educate students about life in Afghanistan and the role of United States Marine Corps soldiers as peacekeepers. St. More...

Obituaries

Tom O’Neill, veteran and longtime Amityville School District treasurer

Tom O’Neill’s children remember a father who, somewhere along the way, became their best friend. More...

Opinion

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EDITORIAL Contaminated plume bearing down on Great South Bay; Governor must act quickly

The Town of Babylon is in the midst of putting together regulations that officials hope will protect and preserve the clam population and the Great South Bay’s fragile ecosystem. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

The public speaks at the polls—or sits More...

Poll

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