October 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Elizabeth Della Rocca wins essay contest

Elizabeth Della Rocca of Massapequa was recently honored by Astoria Federal Savings Bank in recognition of Financial Literacy Month. More...

Photo

The Massapequa Coast Little League started the season on Sat., Sept. 8. The team photographed is managed by Coach Andy Fascano, Asst. Coach Rob and Asst. Coach Frank. More...

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Schools/Sports

First day back to school at Birch Lane Elementary School was a great day

The first day at Birch Lane Elementary school in Massapequa was a great day. The children were so excited to see friends and teachers and get back into the routine of school. Pictured is Mrs. Becker (principal) and Mrs. More...

Residents reminded to clean up after their dogs

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone reminds residents of the importance of cleaning up after their dog. More...

Good Sam offers lectures

Good Samaritan Hospital recently announced its new lecture series, “Good Sam University.” The format features monthly lectures in three categories: “Growing Pains,” offering information and insights on children’s health More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

The following excerpt is from a Purebred Rescue Primer that I wrote for a magazine in 2009. More...

Obituaries

Nicholas D. Mazur, Massapequa resident, Grace Episcopal church member

Nicholas D. Mazur, a longtime resident of Massapequa, who won several awards for his work with ABC, died Aug. 21, 2012 at his home. He was 89 years old. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Amityville’s success is incentive to move even further forward

The Amityville School District opened its doors this September to some great news. As reported last week, the district, for the first time in a decade, has all of its school buildings off the state’s academic “watch” list. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Like it or not, society must deal rationally with sex offenders

Dear Editor: Regarding the editorial dated Aug. 22, “Laws restricting where sexual offenders can live must be enforceable,” and as a former resident, I offer a response. More...

Breaking News - 10/9/2012 9:35 AM

Foot spa in MPK is front for prostitution

A foot spa on Front Street in Massapequa Park was operating illegally and was a actually front for prostitution, according to the  Nassau County Narcotics/Vice Bureau whose officers arrested five people there yesterday afternoon. More...

MPK Man arrested for making threatening comments at St. Martin's School

By Carolyn JamesSt. Martin of Tours School in Amityville went into lockdown following an incident involving a school lunch aide there last week. Police and other sources gave this account: More...

Animal advocate group in•MassapequaIN THE NEWS • looking for a permanent home

Pets 4 Luv tries to rescue and find homes for animals, now they need a home. More...

Two charged in South Farmingdale robbery

The N.C. Second Squad reports the arrests of a Farmingdale man and Bayshore woman for a robbery that occurred in South Farmingdale on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 8:30 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

Nancy Deutsch Piano Studio celebrates its 40th anniversary

On June 20 and 21, the Nancy Deutsch Piano Studio celebrated its 40th anniversary of student piano recitals at the Bar Harbour Library, Massapequa Park. More...

Michele Pirozzi weds James Hansel

Michele Pirozzi, formerly of Massapequa, and James Hansel were married April 28, 2012 at the home of Deb and Dick Lockridge in Scottsdale, Arizona. The reception was held at the Lockridge home as well. They honey- mooned on Kuai, Hawaii. More...

Massapequa native releases debut pop/soul CD worldwide

Massapequa native and Massapequa High School graduate Cara Samantha an- nounced the release of her debut CD, Out the Door (EP), available on iTunes, CDbaby and worldwide as of Aug. 4. Out the Door is a blend of pop and soul. More...

Events & Calendar

NMFD to host 38th Annual Rag-A-Muffin Parade and Fire Prevention Open House

The North Massapequa Fire Department (NMFD), in conjunction with participating local merchants and organizations, will be hosting its 38th Annual Children’s Rag-AMuffin Costume Parade on Sun., Oct. 28, noon, with no rain date. More...

New wrestling room dedicated to Al Bevilacqua

The Friends of Massapequa Wrestling, Inc. announced the dedication and naming of the newly renovated high school wrestling room after legendary coach Al Bevilacqua. More...

Meditation workshop series by Andrew Vidich Oct. 9, 16 and 23

A workshop entitled Meditation, the Ultimate Peaceful Experience will be held Tuesdays, Oct. 9, 16 and 23, 7:30 to 9 p.m. with speaker Andrew Vidich, PhD. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICETAXI FRANCHISE SOLICITATION FOR PROPOSALS Prospective Franchisees areinvited to obtain a copy ofthe detailed performancespecifications as it relates tothe solicitation of proposalsto provide a Taxi Franchisewithin the boundaries ofthe Vil More...

Poll

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