August 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

O'Bay Town goes green; proposes new regulations on bamboo

The Town of Oyster Bay announced the completion of its natural gas facility, which will produce two benefits: a cleaner environment and more jobs, according to Town Supervisor John Venditto. More...

Me et Massapequa's American Idols

Massapequa Berner Middle School students Jackie Mangone and Frank Sacino were winners of the district’s “Massapequa Idol” contest held in May. Jackie will be heading to ninth grade in the fall and Frank into the eighth grade. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa Braves baseball team wins Mid-Atlantic Showdown

The 17/18u Braves team, from Massapequa, won the Mid-Atlantic Showdown at BBH (Baseball Heaven) recently by beating a very strong Technique Tigers team from Bridgeport, CT. More...

Plainedge Pumas defeat the Lindenhurst Liberty 2 to 1

The Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) announced that the Plainedge Pumas won the Girls-Under-13 Arch Capital Group Challenge Cup. More...

Maria Michta goes to London Olympics

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino and Nassau Legislator Rose Walker met Maria Michta at the 29th annual Runners Edge 5K Woman’s Run sponsored by the Greater Long Island Runners Club and held recently at Farmingdale High School. More...

Library

At Your Library

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

Obituaries

William F. Canavan Jr., former Massapequa resident, Massapequa Public Library employee

William F. Canavan Jr., a former Massapequa resident and employee of the Massapequa Public Library, died in Lake Worth, Florida June 22, 2012. He was 77 years old. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Oyster Bay should enact legislation limiting the unwanted proliferation of bamboo

The Town of Oyster Bay is considering, and rightfully so, restrictions on the proliferation of bamboo. Anyone who has ever had this type of perennial evergreen in or near their property knows its pervasive nature. More...

GUEST OPINION

Learning cannot begin until children’s essential needs are met

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Education has reported that the number of homeless students in America has topped one million while another new report estimates that 23 percent of children in the U.S. More...

Resident tapped for VP of patient care services at SNCH

Massapequan Joanne Newcombe, RN, MPA, BC-NE, has been named vice president of patient care services at South Nassau Communities Hospital. More...

Mangano weighs in on toxic plume saying DEC must do more to protect residents

Nassau County Exec. More...

Farmingdale Schools honor principal and employee on their retirements

The Farmingdale School District recently honored the contributions of Dr. Eve Dieringer, principal of Saltzman East Memorial Elementary School, and Josephine Murray, district personnel administrator and Board of Education district clerk. More...

 

People/Social

Heather DDeFlorio to wed James Asciolla

Susan and Joe DeFlorio of Massapequa announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather, to James Asciolla, son of James and Rosie Asciolla of Manhattan. More...

Farmingdale H.S. recognizes the class of 1962 and commemorates the facility’s 50th anniversary

Farmingdale High School recently welcomed 80 members from the class of 1962 to celebrate the class’s 50th anniversary as well as to commemorate the building’s 50th anniversary. More...

McKenna Senior Citizen Club holds annual installation dinner

The McKenna Senior Citizen Club, Massapequa Park, held its annual installation of officers ceremonies at Captain Bill’s Restaurant in Bay Shore and N.C. Leg. Petre J. Schmitt was on hand to serve as the installing officer. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

You’ve heard of “Take Your Daughter/Dog/Dinosaur to Work” weeks. Now Petfinder is asking everyone to join in celebrating “Take Your Cat to the Vet” week from Aug. More...

Events & Calendar

Senator Hannon to host job fair August 16

If you’re looking for a job, or want to make a career-changing move, please join Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau) for a Jobs Fair Thurs., Aug. 16 at East Meadow High School, 101 Carman Ave., East Meadow, from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Hope Runs Here 5K Run/Walk Aug. 18

On Sat., Aug. 18 at 8:30 a.m., the second annual Hope Runs Here 5K Breast Cancer Run/ Walk will take place. The race will begin and end at Westfield Sunrise, One Sunrise Mall in Massapequa by Sears. Use Hemlock Street entrance. Park near Wal-Mart. More...

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. Readers should know that meetings are subject to change without notice. THURSDAY, August 9 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. public session: 8 p.m.; Central Office Bd. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation of adomestic Limited Liability Company (LLC) undersection 203 of the LimitedLiability Company Law forThe Whole Move located inMassapequa, NY. Articlesof Organization were filedwith the Secretary of Stateof NY on 5/22/2012. More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?