July 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Police arrest man taking photos of child at N. Massapequa ice-cream parlor

Subject has prior arrest record for sexual abuse

An off-duty Nassau County Police officer is being credited with apprehending a subject who police said was taking photos of an eight-year-old child at an ice cream shop in North Massapequa and was in possession of a stun gun. More...

YES Community counseling and other groups rally for County to restore funding

A rally to protest the loss of funding for the Nassau County Youth Board contracts was held Fri., July 6. More...

Local senior goes back to school and earns her college degree

Throughout her life, Irene Wool of Massapequa has marked many achievements. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

The GRADUATES 2012

Massapequa High School graduation

The Class of 2012 at Massapequa High School took part in the tradition that reaches back nearly 1,000 years, when they took part at commencement and stepped forward to reach their diplomas June 25, 2012. More...

The GRADUATES 2012

Farmingdale High School

The Farmingdale High School Class of 2012 held their commencement ceremony at Hofstra University on Tue., June 19. More...

Plainedge High School

On June 21, seniors of Plainedge High School proceeded through the stadium at Hofstra University and became graduates of the Plainedge School District. More...

Obituaries

Carol Pfeiffer, longtime Amityville resident, member of St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church

Carol A. Pfeiffer, a longtime resident of Amityville, died June 11, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bethpage. She was 70 years old. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE is hereby given thata license, Serial # Pendingfor beer & wine & liquorhas been applied for by theundersigned to sell beer &wine & liquor at retail inrestaurant known as TykuSushi & Lounge Inc. More...

Breaking News - 7/18/2012 3:45 PM

DEC announces education-based compliance program

Seeks improved air quality standards in targeted communities

By Monica DeLuca and Andrew Cosentino           Welcome to the kinder, gentler DEC.   More...

Man killed in car accident; driver flees the scene

Police ask for public's help in apprehending driver

UPDATE: Nassau Police have identified the victim of the hit and run on Monday as Donald Herring, 62 of Massapequa. More...

This weekend's coming events

Friday, July 13•The 42nd Infantry Division Band will perform at Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in East Meadow on Friday, July 13th. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m.  Admission is free. More...

Photo

Coach Tom Sheedy and the members of the Massapequa High School varsity baseball team helped in a fundraiser, Play Ball for a Cure, supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Long Island. More...

 

People/Social

Eagle Scout Joseph Groschke honored

Massapequa celebrated the Eagle Scout Court of Honor held for Eagle Scout Joseph Robert Groschke by Massapequa Boy Scout Troop 691. N.C. Leg. Peter J. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

Cats are clamoring for equal time. More...

Events & Calendar

Day Trader Meetup July 26

The Long Island Day- Trader Meetup Group will meet at the Plainview Old Bethpage Public Library, 999 Old Country Rd, Plainview, Thurs., July 26, 6:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., to discuss stock market investing and day / swing trading strategies. More...

Berner High School Class of ‘77 plans reunion for July

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...

Last Hope Animal Rescue comedy club fundraiser Aug. 2

Last Hope Animal Rescue will hold a comedy club fundraiser, Thurs., Aug. 2 at Governor’s Comedy Club, 90 Division Ave., Levittown. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Arrival is requested by 7 p.m. and showtime is at 8 p.m. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

EDITORIAL

Governor, listen up!

We continue to support the community and the officials, especially the Massapequa Water District officials, who are demanding that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) take appropriate action to eliminate the contaminated More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Graduates of 2012 recognize America as land of opportunity, not entitlement

Dear Editor: The administration, faculty, school board and citizens of Massapequa gave me the honor and privilege to be a recognized guest and participant of the graduation ceremonies of the Massapequa High School Class of 2012. More...