October 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Meet the 2012 Harbour Green Shore Club swimmers

The Harbour Green Shore Club Swim Team, Massapequa, had a great 2012 summer swim season. More...

On the Sidelines

Local teams off to a good start

The 2012 High School Fall Season is well under way, and it has been smooth sailing thus far for all three local Varsity football teams. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Get set, ready and go to Massapequa's 2012 Homecoming on Oct. 13

Get out and show your community pride at Homecoming on Oct. 13 as the Massapequa Chiefs face the Hempstead Tigers at Massapequa High School. More...

Three Massapequa women win in Summer AquaRun

On Sept. More...

Events & Calendar

Haunted Halloween at the Mysterious Museum

Haunted Halloween at the Mysterious Museum will be offered Sat., Oct. 20, 1 to 3 p.m., at the Tackapausha Museum and Preserve, 2225 Washington Ave., Seaford. The program is for all ages and the price is $5 per person. More...

Tax Exemption Workshop October 19

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), in partnership with County Executive Ed Mangano and Mayor James Altadonna, will be sponsoring a Property Tax Exemption Workshop, Fri., Oct., 19, 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Community Methodist Harvest Fair and Pumpkin sale October 20

UMW Harvest Fair and Pumpkin Sale at the Community United Methodist Church, 100 Park Blvd, Massapequa, will be held on Sat., Oct. 20, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

PUBLIC HEARING CALENDAR NOTICE OF PUBLICMEETING BY THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to the provisionsof Chapter 246, ArticleIII, Section 246-18-E of theCode of the Town of OysterBay, notice is hereby giventhat the Zoning Board ofAppeals has sched More...

Massapequa Park Village finances sound, says auditor

By Carolyn JamesThe financial picture for Massapequa Park Village improved during 2012, with the Village expecting to end the year with a surplus of $66,293, according to the Village’s recent audit filed by Skinnon and Faber, CPA of Islandia. More...

Timothy Erkins graduates Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman Timothy W. Erkens graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Massapequa's 'Music Man' dies; funeral services held this week

A reporter was interviewing Peter Schmitt at a local diner the first time he ran for the Nassau County Legislature in 1995. More...

THIS WEEKEND'S UPCOMING EVENTS

Fri., October 12, 2012 •Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, Children’s Hour, 7:30 p.m. 305 North Service Rd., Dix Hills. For tickets and info., call box office at 631-656-2148. Also Saturday, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, 2 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

POST Biz Beat

Promotional items for local businesses are printed at no charge as space permits. Readers and business owners can submit items for this column to us at acjnews@rcn.com or via U.S. Postal Service at 85 Broadway Suite A, Amityville, NY 11701. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

Your cat will thank you for reading this column, especially if you try some of the recipes. Everyone likes to pamper their pets, yet most folks don’t consider making homemade treats for their cats. 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

Jeannette Mallon, Massapequa resident, avid reader and gardener

Jeannette Mallon got her first computer when she was 75 years old. Last November, at the age of 93, she told her daughter she had to buy a new one. “She said that the one she had was too slow,” said her daughter Maureen Bjerke. Mrs. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Remembering Peter Schmitt

The Massapequa community and Nassau County mourn the death of a great political leader, decent man, friend and neighbor Peter J. Schmitt who died Oct. 3. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Subscribers can post comments on letters to the editor and articles on the Massapequa Post website: www.massapequapost.com. Subscribers and nonsubscribers can also write us a letter. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

A call for America’s military to take offensive at the polls

Dear Editor: More than 1,000 American soldiers have lost their lives in Afghanistan in the last 27 months. This is more than the combined total of the nine years before. More...

Poll

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