September 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

MSD welcomes new administrators

In preparation for the new school year, Massapequa School District promoted three staff members to existing administrative posts and filled two administrative positions. More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa resident wins Soccer State Championship

Massapequa resident Reanna Marino had a successful year playing soccer. She won the State Championship with St. Anthony’s High School last fall and the State Open Cup with the Massapequa Force on June 3. More...

Massapequa runners in Sands Point sprint for the Feinstein Institute

Chelsea Hroch of North Massapequa, Norman Hershkowitz of North Massapequa and Howard Kestenbaum of Massapequa had award-winning performances in the Sands Point Sprint for the Feinstein Institute, a five-kilometer race held on the grounds of the Sands More...

Massapequa High School Chiefs and the Massapequa Mustangs football players are blessed

At the 8 a.m. Mass on Sept. 8 at St. Rose of Lima R.C. 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

Marguerite A. Barrett, Massapequa resident, retired Massapequa school teacher

Marguerite A. Barrett, a retired school teacher and 57- year resident of Nassau Shores in Massapequa, died Aug. 20, 2012. She was a month shy of 92 years old. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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EDITORIAL

MPK is making the right call

Sometimes angst and debate turns out to be a good thing. More...

What happened to those impatiens this year?

There was word this week from our master gardners that answers the question of why so many impatiens plants withered and died this summer. More...

Massapequa community blesses steel for Towers of Freedom Military Monument

Commemorates 9/11 with groundbreaking ceremony
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Massapequans gathered Sun., Sept. 9 for the blessing of the steel for the new Towers of Freedom Military Monument to be built at John J. Burns Park. More...

MPK Village mayor negotiating to remove cellular tower from in front of Village Hall

Move comes as Village works to provide another tower site along Sunrise Highway that is further away from homes

Massapequa Park Village Mayor James Altadonna announced this week that he is working with Nassau Towers of East Islip to relocate the cellular communications in front of Village Hall to a new location along Sunrise Highway. More...

Massapequa Library's Book Buddies

Young Adult Librarian Peter Cirona and Librarian Susan Bazzicalupo held this year’s Book Buddies program at the Westfield Mall, Massapequa. This event brings together teens with young children for an hour of reading together. More...

 

People/Social

Cantor Steven Sher presents Samantha Kaiden with award

Cantor Steven Sher presented Samantha Kaiden with the 2012 Cantor’s Award in recognition of her years of commitment to the youth and teen choirs of Temple B’nai Torah, Wantagh. More...

Massapequa seniors enjoy platform tennis

Massapequa seniors enjoy their platform tennis year-round at Burns Park, as long as the temperature is above 20 degrees. To check them out, they are at Burns Park, Merrick Road, Massapequa, Tuesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. More...

Assemblyman Saladino wins big: captures GOP line for reelection bid

New York State Assemblyman Joseph Saladino won a major victory by handily defeating his opponent Rich Young in the GOP primary for the ninth Assembly District on Sept. 13. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

Prelude to the 2012 Bully Breed Brigade: “Goliath” (a.k.a. “Sigmund,” now “Siggi”) is the last dog you’d expect to see sitting at a table in a Starbucks or enjoying himself at the beach. More...

Events & Calendar

VFW Sox Hop November 3

Massapequa VFW Post 7277 will hold a Sox Hop, Sat., Nov. 3, 8 p.m. to midnight at the Post, 191 Veterans Blvd., Massapequa. There will be door prizes, raffles, 50/50, buffet, open bar, coffee and cake. The cost is $30 per person. More...

Bird walk Sept. 23

Join the South Shore Audubon Society for a bird walk at the Massapequa Preserve Sun., Sept. 23, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Walk leaders and other birders and nature enthusiasts will be happy to share their knowledge and experience with you. More...

Retire worn flags properly

American Veterans Co-Op Foundation will properly dispose of flags according to federal laws. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation of HatzConsulting Services LLC,Articles of Org. filed withNY Secy. of State (SSNY)on 07/23/2012. More...

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Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?