September 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Castonguary of Massapequa tapped for COO post

Michael Castonguary, a resident of Massapequa and a member of the Massapequa School District’s finance committee, has been appointed chief operating officer of Anton Community Newspapers in Mineola. More...

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Pets pets pets

Our first attempt was a huge success, so we are doing it again. Hempstead Town Shelter and Last Hope Animal Rescue will be co-hosting the 2012 Bully Breed Brigade on Sat., Sept. 22 from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Library

At your library

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

Events & Calendar

Oyster Bay Holiday Concert ticket lottery applications available

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto announced that applications for the lottery to distribute tickets to the 2012 free Holiday Concerts are now available. More...

Merrick bird walk scheduled for Sept. 16

Join the South Shore Audubon Society for a bird walk at the Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve in Merrick Sun., Sept.16, 9:30 a.m. to noon. 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, September 13 More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

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...

As talks with CSEA break down, Town of Oyster Bay begins looking at layoffs

With a $13 million shortfall growing to a $26 million gap next year, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto said he is working to ensure that the Town’s financial picture is set right. More...

Massapequa teacher named Educator of Excellence

Jordan McCaw, a Massapequa High School English/ language arts teacher recently promoted to supervisor of secondary special education, was recognized by the Board of Education for winning a 2011 Educator of Excellence Award from the New York State Eng More...

Brunswick Hospital in Amityville is razed

The demolition of Brunswick Hospital Center in Amityville got underway Tues., Sept. 4. Crews came in and began razing the building, which once was a medical facility serving Amityville and surrounding communities. More...

 

People/Social

Field of Honor to benefit veterans

The Kiwanis Club of Farmingdale, along with the Key Club at Farmingdale High School, will erect a Field of Honor from Nov. 5 through Dec. 7 on the lawn at the Farmingdale Public Library, 116 Merritts Rd. More...

Jason Arnold of Massapequa Park honored with Eagle Scout Citation

Massapequa’s newest Eagle Scout was feted at an Eagle Court of Honor held for him by Troop 660. N.C. Leg. Presiding Officer Peter J. Schmitt was on hand to present special legislative recognition to mark the occasion. More...

Assemblyman Joe Saladino honors Eagle Scout Tyler Novet

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino presented Tyler Adam Novet, of Mass apequa, a Ne w York St ate Cit at ion commemorating his reaching Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Scouting. More...

Obituaries

Betty Cowan, longtime Massapequa Park resident and member of Community United Methodist Church

Elizabeth (Betty) Cowan, a longtime resident of Massapequa Park, died Aug. 18, 2012 following a brief illness. She was 89 years old. More...

Ruth E. Cromarty, former resident of Nassau Shores

Ruth E. Cromarty, 88, of Chapin, SC died September 3, 2012 at Lexington Extended Care, Lexington, SC. Born on Oct. 13, 1923 in Ellicott City, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Johannes and Gertrude Schulz, immigrants from Buchholz, Germany. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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EDITORIAL

Make your life a living symbol to honor those who died 9/11

The mournful sound of bagpipes filled the air at the site of the World Trade Center Tuesday morning. Helicopters hovered overhead, and a gripping silence made clear this was a holy place. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Saladino works to protect families, children and taxpayers

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