October 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Report: MPK Village financial picture sound and improving

Village honors championship Little League teams and Bocce tournament winners

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

PD's get funding for bulletproof vests

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced that they have secured $92,652 for Long Island law enforcement entities from the U.S. More...

Local PAL part of BP grant program

Recently the PAL staff and youth participants from the local chapters joined BP station owners at the Nassau County PAL center in Massapequa to receive the BP Fueling Communities grant donation. More...

Saladino & Cherlin running in 9th AD

Health care, women’s rights, leadership and bringing tax relief to Long Island are the major issues discussed by the candidates running in the 9th Assembly district. More...

Pvt. Marino graduates basic training

Army Pvt. Robert J. Marino has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, GA. Marino is the son of LeeAnn Gonzalez and stepson of Harvey Gonzalez, both of Boston Avenue, Massapequa. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

Our dogs’ lives are microcosms of our own. Fifteen years, if we are blessed with the “maximum” amount of time together, can go by in an eye blink. 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

Anthony Borriello, Massapequa Park resident, NYPD officer

by Carolyn James Anthony Borriello, a retired New York City Police Officer and National Guardsman, died Sept. 29, 2012. He was 79 years old and a resident of Massapequa Park for 45 years. More...

James C. Ossenfort, Massapequa resident, Sears employee

James C. Ossenfort, of Massapequa, died Sept. 22, 2012 at cold Spring Hills, Woodbury. He was 22 years old. Mr. Ossenfort was born Nov. 15, 1989 in West Islip to Kenneth J. and Barbara Price Ossenfort, the eldest of four children. More...

Frank William Brazinski

May 8, 1932 - August 11, 2012

Frank William Brazinski was the son of Sophia Caroline Pavidis, who was born in Lithuania and immigrated to the United States early last century. More...

Legals - Free Access

LEGAL AND PUBLIC NOTICES —Your Right To Know

NOTICE OFPOSTPONEMENT OFSALETHE BELOW SALEWAS ORIGINALLYSCHEDULED FOROCT. 2, 2012 AT 11:30A.M. More...

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF FORMATION, (Omni Home Inspections, LLC). Articlesof Organization filed withSecretary of State of NewYork (SSNY) on (8/28/12).Office location: (Nassau).SSNY designated for serviceof process. More...

Breaking News - 10/28/2012 7:06 PM

N.C. Exec. declares state of emergency - Free Access

Mandates evacuations for some residents

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today signed an Evacuation Order, effective 2:00 p.m. today, which requires a Mandatory Evacuation of all residents living in a flood or storm surge zone. More...

Breaking News - 10/26/2012 1:08 PM

Hurricane and storm information

Hurricane Sandy, which is currently a category 2 hurricane (winds in excess of 105 mph) is headed to Long Island and local officials are asking residents to be mindful of the threat that high winds and heavy rains pose to our area, including the poss More...

Fuschillo and Gordon, old political rivals, square off again in Senate race

For the third time, incumbent senator Charles Fuschillo faces political hopeful Carol Gordon in the run for the seat in the eighth Senate District. The two squared off in 2008 and 2010. More...

Police make arrests in Massapequa shooting

Nassau County Police Seventh Squad detectives report the details of two arrests for a robbery with a shooting that occurred in Massapequa on Sat., Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. More...

Educator Falcone running against King for Congress

In the Second Congressional race, where public school teacher and Democrat Vivianne Falcone is challenging incumbent Republican Peter King, the candidates agree that the economy and putting more Americans to work are priorities. More...

Two attorneys square off for Leg. Schmitt’s seat in 12th LD

Michael Venditto, the Republican candidate for the 12th LD, attended the Massapequa Park Village Board meeting last week taking the opportunity to introduce himself to those gathered to congratulate Championship Little Leaguers and Bocce tournament w More...

 

People/Social

Christina McHale to wed Christopher Sperandio

James McHale of Massapequa and Debbie DeCillis of Seaford are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina McHale of Massapequa, to Christopher Sperandio of Merrick, son of Fillipo Sperindio. Christina is a para-legal student. More...

Don’t let wedding costs break your bank

News USA: Between the thrilling proposal and the prewedding whirlwind - setting the date, finding the perfect wedding dress, planning the honeymoon - weddings should feel joyous and romantic. More...

Events & Calendar

Fallen Marine Corp. Gregory Buckley Jr. honored

In August, members of the Leathernecks Motorcycle Club of the Sunrise Marines attended the funeral of Corp. Gregory Buckley Jr., who was killed in Farah Province, Afghanistan by a “friendly” Afghan police trainee. More...

Blood drive at East Lake Elementary November 1

Long Island Blood Services will be offering a blood drive at East Lake Elementary School, 154 East Lake Ave., Massapequa Park, Thurs., Nov. 1, 3 to 8 p.m. They will also be holding a bone marrow donor drive. More...

Halloween fun at the American Airpower Museum October 27

A safe Halloween for children interested in historic aircraft and armor is being offered by the American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport, 1230 New Hwy., Farmingdale, South of Conklin Avenue, Sat., Oct. 27, 3 to 7 p.m. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Debates tell us more about our country than the candidates

Who won the debates? Who had the best comeback? Which candidate was the most aggressive? What impact did the nuances of body language and facial expressions have on the public? Will all of this change people’s minds and translate into votes? More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

From our online readers and contributors In response to a letter by Bernard Hennelly (A call for military to take offensive at the polls, Oct. 10 & 11 editions) Submitted by mdemarestc@gmail.com on Mon, 2012-10-15 14:40. More...