June 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Man exposes himself to woman in Massapequa

Numerous Massapequa residents called the Massapequa Post on Mon., June 18 to report hearing low-flying helicopters during the early morning hours. More...

Phone notification a must for West Nile spraying

In the event of an outbreak of West Nile Virus, or other need for the application of pesticides to control mosquitoes, Nassau has now passed legislation mandating telephonic notification to affected residents 24 hours prior to ground or aerial sprayi More...

State HEAL grant helps Long Island children “breathe” easier

Governor Cuomo announced this week that $3.2 million in HEAL grant funding was awarded to Catholic Health Services (CHS) to develop programs to support children who are ventilator dependent. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

“Doxie dimples” can radiate super powers. A silly smile on an even sillier senior Dachshund has brought him good fortune during precarious times, and has saved his life on several occasions. 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

This week’s Calendar of Events

THURSDAY, June 28 •Scrabble: 12:15 to 3:15 p.m., Plainedge Public Library, 1060 Hicksville Rd., Massapequa. Call 516-827-9506. More...

Congregation Beth-El Shabbat outdoor program

Congregation Beth-El in Massapequa will celebrate the Shabbat outdoors every Friday evening, known as Out and About Shabbat. The services combine lively tunes with musical accompaniment. More...

Nassau and Suffolk BOCES offers summer classes to drama and art students from July 2 to 27

Nassau and Suffolk County students interested in the performing or visual arts can register now for the Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) Summer Arts Academy. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice is hereby given thata license, numberpending for Liquor, Wine,& Beer has been applied forby the undersigned to sellLiquor Wine & Beerat retail in a restaurant under the Alcoholic BeverageControl Law at:516 – Americana Kitchen &am More...

DEC holds meeting on plans for Bethpage

Hundreds attend; tell officials to clean up spill entirely
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The Bethpage High School auditorium was packed, standing room only, on Tue. More...

Local students take part in Moot Court program in Massapequa Park

On Wed., June 6, Moot Court Trials were performed by members of Mr. Bachman’s Massapequa High School’s Introduction to Law Class. Presiding at the trials was Village Justice Gerard E. More...

A birth and a rescue in the Preserve

Sun. June 10, a juvenile swan crashed into the power lines along the LIRR next to the Massapequa Preserve (near Brady Park). The injured swan fell into the underbrush next to the railroad tracks and behind the protective fence. More...

Venditto warns about danger of leaving children in cars

In 2011, 30 children across the United States died of hyperthermia after being left in a hot vehicle, according to Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, who issued his annual reminder to parents, grandparents and anyone involved in caring for you More...

 

People/Social

Schwarting School student wins Senator Kemp Hannon’s “There Ought to be a Law” contest

Sal Gallucci, a student at Plainedge’s Schwarting Elementary School, was recently awarded first place in Senator Kemp Hannon’s 2012 “There Ought to be a Law” Competition. More...

Senator Fushillo welcomes Massapequa Park Girl Scout to Senate Chambers

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently welcomed Massapequa Park Girl Scout Lauren Kerl to the Senate Chambers in Albany. More...

Maria Regina celebrates it’s 50th anniversary with a Time Capsule Ceremony

In honor of its 50th anniversary, Maria Regina School in Seaford held a Time Capsule Ceremony on Wed., June 6. Led by the Student Council, various items were placed in the capsule to give a snapshot of the school in 2012. More...

Obituaries

Florence Chiaramonte, Massapequa resident, homemaker

Florence (Silberman Shapiro) Chiaramonte, a resident of Massapequa for 55 years, died Feb. 27, 2012. A homemaker, wife and mother, she was described by her children as a woman who looked upon family as “everything.” More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Despite our greatest efforts, drunk drivers continue to kill

Brittney Walsh was a young woman who did everything right. She graduated with honors from Copiague High School. She was an outstanding athlete and a member of many of the school’s clubs. More...

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY

NYS Pension reform is something everyone can appreciate, even our teachers Dear Editor: More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?