July 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

FSD and community work out details of new security plan

The Farmingdale School District is working to improve security at the Farmingdale High School after residents raised concerns about loitering and littering in the school’s parking lot during the late-afternoon and evening hours. More...

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Schools/Sports

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•Massapequa Park resident Kathleen Zarnitz was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts. More...

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Pets

“The one best place to bury a good pet is in the heart of the master.” Ben Hur Lampman Babylon Town Shelter may well be the only municipal facility to have a room designed to ease the emotional pain owners feel when the decision to euthan More...

Library

At Your Library

Massapequa, 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607 Massapequa Park, 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770 www.massapequalibrary.org. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - By Kevin Eastwood

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EDITORIAL

Taxpayers were the victims in the NCPD scandal

Tara Obenauer, the Massapequa woman in the middle of a Nassau County Police scandal who fraternized with a police officer while he was on duty is now suing the County saying she has “suffered severe . . . More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

A look back at an event in history that helped to define humanity

by Ayn Rand Excerpted from “Apollo 11,” The Objectivist, September, 1969 More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN, that pursuant tothe Code of the Town ofOyster Bay, Chapter 241,“Waterways”, Section 241-33, “Processing of Applications”, the Town Boardis in receipt of an application for a permit to erect, More...

Breaking News - 7/25/2012 4:57 PM

MPK Village to hold hearing on new cellular tower

Meeting on proposal set for next month

Massapequa Park Village has called an informational meeting to outline plans for the installation of a cellular communications tower. The meeting will be held at Village Hall, Mon., Aug. 13, 8 p.m. More...

Local pitcher Tyler George of Massapequa throws elusive "no-hitter"

Of all the individual achievements in sports, from scoring a hat trick to bowling a 300, pitching a perfect game has always been considered among the rarest and most impressive. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa Park Celebrates July 4th

Massapequa Park’s annual Fourth of July holiday weekend events went off without a hitch and with a lot of celebration as locals enjoyed dancing to Irish music at Brady Park on Friday night, June 30; Breakfast in the Park., Sun., July 1; Firewor More...

Birch Lane Elementary School honors 21 students for their efforts to help feed LI pets

Twenty-one elementary students were honored recently for their contributions to Massapequa’s Birch Lane Elementary Pet Food Drive, which collected 1,340 pounds of pet food and supplies for Long Island Cares’ Pet Pantry. More...

TOB and Fairfield schools celebrate America

Town Supervisor John Venditto, Town Clerk Steve Labriola and Councilman Joseph Pinto joined with Fairfield Elementary School in Massapequa at its annual Memorial Day celebration. More...

Events & Calendar

Music Under the Stars

Tonight, July 18, a double bill featuring Satisfaction, the International Rolling Stone Show and Almost Queen will perform at Ellsworth Park, Motor Ave., Farmingdale beginning 8 p.m. More...

VFW tribute to the Korean War veterans July 29

Richard Begandy, Commander of the Peter F. Colleran VFW Post 7763, announced that the VFW Post will pay tribute to those who fought in the Korean War. More...

St. Rose of Lima class of 1975 reunion July 21

St. Rose of Lima School, Massapequa, class of 1975 will hold its 37th year reunion, Sat., July 21, 9 p.m. The event will be held at Singleton’s Classic American Grille, 150 Hicksville Rd., Bethpage, which can be reached at 516-731-7065. More...

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