August 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Aug. 31 through Sept. 3 at the Air Power MuseumAirpower Museum at Republic Wings, Wheels and Trucks More...

PJs and books

Once again St. Rose of Lima School Class 1-105 collected pajamas and books for a special project. The class collected more than 35 pairs of pajamas and about 25 books. More...

FSD presents updates for coming year

Farmingdale School District officials, Drs. Barbara Horsley and Joan Ripley, presented a few updates on the school district’s instructional plan to the Farmingdale community at the district’s organizational meeting last month. More...

3-alarm blaze in S. Farmingdale

Early Wedsesday morning, Aug. 15, firefighters from South Farmingdale, Farmingdale and North Massapequa responded to a home on Beverly Road, South Farmingdale after a fire broke out there shortly before 6 a.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•Leonard Messina, of Farmingda l e, earned national recognition as a member of the State University of New York at Delhi culinary team, which won the American Culinary Federation’s National Students Championship, July 15 in Orlando, Florid More...

Tae Kwon Do Nationals Gold Champion trains in Massapequa

John Lantino of Levittown, age 13, a student of Master ClintonOh at the Ultimate Champions Tae Kwon Do School in Massapequa, brought home a gold medal recently. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

Might as well name every female rescue dog “Bella”. The Twilight craze and the on/off screen chemistry between the characters “Bella” and “Edward” must have something to do with this. More...

Events & Calendar

Town bluefish tournament Sept. 9

If hours of fishing followed by a tailgate party with hot dogs, beverages, snacks, raffles, awards and prizes sounds like a perfect day to you, then you’ll want to sign up for the 27th Annual Town of Oyster Bay Bluefish Tournament, scheduled fo More...

O’Bay Labor Day sanitation schedule

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella reminds residents that Town sanitation and S.O.R.T. recycling collection schedules will be modified for Mon., Sept. 3, Labor Day holiday. More...

Bring canned food and skate for free Sept. 2

United Skates Roller Skating Rink, 1276 Hicksville Rd., Seaford will host a special event, Sun., Sept. 2, noon to 2:30 p.m. and 3 to 5:30 p.m. and Mon., Sept. 3, 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation of G. J.Construction Services NYLLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretaryof State of New York SSNYon June 6, 2012. The officeis located in Nassau County.SSNY has been designatedfor service of process. More...

Breaking News - 9/4/2012 3:25 PM

Brunswick Hospital building comes tumbling down

The demolition of Brunswick Hospital Center in Amityville got underway this morning. Crews came in and began razing the building, which once was a medical facility serving Amityville and surrounding communities. More...

Breaking News - 9/3/2012 10:53 AM

Truck hits poles, tree and slams into building in Amityville

Traffic tied up for hours; alternate routes recommended

When Amityville P.O. More...

Steel for Towers of Freedom to be blessed in community ceremony scheduled for Sept. 9th

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One of the steel beams, representing the two World Trade Center Towers and to be incorporated into the Towers of Freedom Memorial being built in Massapequa, will be blessed at a Mass at St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church Sun., Sept. 9. More...

Block party in Village reignites neighbor dispute; leads to flurry of Village summonses

Massapequa Park residents who were charged with violations of Village codes in connection with a semi-annual block party they held this year will have a chance to clear their names when the Village court sets a trial date for the case. More...

Police seek public's help in solving burglary in N. Massapequa

The Nassau County Police Department’s Second Squad is investigating a Burglary that occurred in North Massapequa on Monday, August 27, 2012 between 3:30 A.M. and 4:40 A.M. More...

 

People/Social

VFW Post 7277 elects new officers

VFW Post 7277 recently elected the new officers for 2012/2013. The Post is located at 191 Veteran’s Blvd., Massapequa. More...

Jason Arnold earns Eagle Scout award

Massapequa’s newest Eagle Scout Jason Arnold was feted at an Eagle Court of Honor held for him by Troop 660. N.C. Leg. Presiding Officer Peter J. More...

Roseann Vainder receives 2012 Women of Distinction Award

Roseann Vainder, director of the Village of Massapequa Park’s Senior Center and Mommy and Me Program received Assemblyman Joseph S. Saladino’s 2012 Women of Distinction Award. 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

Roger Monfett, longtime Massapequa resident, veteran and avid fisherman

Roger J. Monfett, a veteran and avid fisherman well known along the Great South Bay, died Aug. 3, 2012. He was a longtime resident of Massapequa and 88 years old. Mr. Monfett was born in Montreal, Canada to Edward and Antoinette (Rochefort) Monfett. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

The NCAA got it wrong

The decision by the NCAA to strip the Penn State football team of its records, and make the team ineligible for the Big Ten Title this year extends the number of victims of Jerry Sandusky, and is patently unfair. More...

Summer’s Swan Song

Full Story

Resident calls up Village on issue of cell tower in Massapequa Park

Dear Editor: This letter is in response to the Village decision on the cell tower published on Aug. 22 in The Massapequa Post and Aug. 15 in Newsday. More...

Poll

Do you approve of the way the Obama administration is handling the Ebola crisis?