July 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Former Massapequa Post writer Dina Sanortelli authors new book

Massapequa Park resident Dina Santorelli’s debut novel, Baby Grand, is now available as an eBook for Amazon Kindle and Kindle apps. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Schwarting Avenue ES students jump rope their hearts out

Schwarting Avenue Elementary School in Plainedge School District jumped all over heart disease by participating in the school’s annual Jump Rope for Heart. More...

Farmingdale student musicians perform in Long Island String Festival

The Farmingdale School District is proud to announce that seven students were selected to participate in this year’s Long Island String Festival. More...

Birch Lane students show school spirit by wearing crazy hats

Birch Lane School participated in Spirit Week by wearing crazy hats for one of the days. The children were allowed to be creative and show up to class wearing any sort of hat they wanted to. 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. More...

Obituaries

Herbert Pluschau, former Massapequa School Superintendent

After working as a teacher, basketball coach and school superintendent in Massapequa, Herbert J. Pluschau spent his retirement years continuing to promote the community he had come to love as a volunteer with the Massapequa Hall of Fame. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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EDITORIAL

Cheering from the sidelines is sometimes as important as being in the race

I decided two weeks ago to go into Manhattan and watch my two grandchildren as my daughter ran a marathon in Central Park. It was a chance to accomplish several things. First, and foremost, I got to see my grandchildren. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Measure to teach CPR in high school is a life saver

Dear Editor: It is difficult to express my disappointment that the Assembly did not pass our CPR in Schools bill (S2491/A3980) to ensure that all students learn CPR before graduating from high school. More...

Massapequa School Board remembers former School Superintendent Herb Pluschau; rehires three teachers for the coming school year

A bright spot amid discussions of the passing of a respected former school superintendent and talks of filing a lawsuit against the state was the announcement that three teachers who were laid off have been rehired. More...

Plainedge School Board decides to keep Zinke's seat open­— for time being

The Board of Education discussed its options in filling the recently vacated seat of Board of Education Trustee Patricia Zinke who stepped down June 1 and decided, for the time being at least, that the seat would remain vacant until next year’s More...

Massapequa man charged under Leandra's Law for DWI

Suffolk County Police arrested a Massapequa man for driving while intoxicated after an Amityville police officer saw that two children were riding in the bed of the truck. More...

 

People/Social

Suffolk County Dog Obedience Club visits Hagedorn Little Village School

The Suffolk County Dog Obedience Training Club based in Huntington and affiliated with the American Kennel Club, presented a two-day program of basic obedience and tricks to the children with developmental disabilities attending The Hagedorn Little V More...

Amityville Woman’s Club holds annual Philanthropies Luncheon

The Amityville Woman’s Club held its annual Philanthropies Luncheon on April 18 at the Southward Ho Country Club. The theme this year was From the Silver Screen to the Small Screen. More than 100 women attended. More...

Local leaders work to curb the misuse of prescription drugs

In celebration of the passing of the I-STOP legislation, a press conference was hosted by the NYS Attorney General’s office at the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD). More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

Summer is road trip time so this week’s “Pets” will suggest some U. S. sight-seeing destinations destined to delight dog lovers. First, a word of advice from my teacher days. More...

Events & Calendar

Berner High School Class of 1977 reunion planned for July 14

The Berner High School Class of 1977 is planning a 35th year reunion weekend starting Fri., July 13 with a Pub Crawl in Massapequa Park on Park Boulevard and Sat., July 14 with a picnic in Brady Park. More...

Classic Car Cruise Nights at Massapequa train station

The Long Island Rail Road Station parking lot on Sunrise Highway, Massapequa will offer the Town of Oyster Bay’s Classic Car Cruise Nights, Fridays, July 6 through Aug. 24, 7 to 10 p.m. according to Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone. More...

This week’s Calendar of Events

THURSDAY, July 5 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. Public Session: 8 p.m.; Central Office Bd. Room, 4925 Merrick Rd., Massapequa. For further info., call 308-5000. •Ladies Auxiliary of the Massapequa Fire Dept. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO BIDDERSSealed Proposals invitedby the Massapequa WaterDistrict (MWD) will bereceived by the Boardof Commissioners, ofthe Massapequa WaterDistrict, in the DistrictOffice, 84 Grand Avenue,Massapequa, New York onWednesday, August 1, 2012until More...

Public Notices

Notice is hereby given thata license, numberpending forLiquor, Wine, & Beer hasbeen applied for by the undersigned to sell Liquor, Wine, &Beer at retail in a restaurant under theAlcoholic Beverage ControlLaw at: S & L Food ServiceInc.,331 More...