November 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Plainedge outlines a plan to appoint a new school board member

The Plainedge School Board discussed and outlined a plan to appoint a new board member to the board seat left open by former board member Patricia Zincke who recently resigned. More...

Explanation of Annual Professional Performance Review on tap at Farmingdale School Board meeting

Some parents attending the Farmingdale School Board meeting in October expressed concern with the district’s new teacher evaluation system (APPR) and its potential impact on classroom learning. More...

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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

George McAndrews, veteran, police officer and longtime resident of Massapequa Park

George P. McAndrews, a well-known fixture along Park Boulevard in Massapequa Park, died Tues. Oct. 30, 2012. He was 82 years old. Mr. McAndrews, a veteran of the U.S. More...

Robert G. Robinson, former police officer and MPK resident

Robert G. Robinson, 89, of Keene, NH and formerly of Massapequa Park, New York, died Sat., Oct. 27, 2012 at the Cheshire Medical Center / Dartmouth Hitchcock, Keene, New Hampshire. He was surrounded by family when he passed away. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation ofPSIR CONSULTING LLC.Articles of Organizationfiled with the Secretary ofState of New York (SSNY)on September 12, 2012.The office is located inNassau County. SSNY hasbeen designated for service of process. More...

Insurance claim help available at Village Hall

Massapequa Park Village Mayor James Altadonna has arranged with Gov. More...

New Oyster Bay budget built on savings in salary and benefits

Next public hearing set for November 15

The Town of Oyster Bay has announced that it will tow the line on taxes because of millions of dollars in savings realized through an early employee retirement incentive and potential layoffs. More...

East Massapequa home leveled in fire following hurricane

The Massapequa Fire Department rushed to the scene of a house fire Fri., Nov. 2. When they arrived at the home at 16 Denise Street in East Massapequa, volunteers found the two-story home fully engulfed in flames. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

September 2010- Suffolk County Police Department call to Babylon Town Shelter: “There’s a dog obstructing a homicide investigation.” Thinking there was a Pit Bull at the scene, the shelter director dispatched an animal control offic More...

Events & Calendar

Help to protect and restore the Massapequa Preserve

Friends of the Massapequa Preserve invites the community to its fall public meeting to be held Thurs., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. at the Massapequa Public Library, 40 Harbor Ln., Massapequa Park. More...

Town of Oyster Bay receives $30,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

The Town of Oyster Bay has been awarded a $30,000 grant by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation under its Long Island Sound Futures Fund 2012, regarding on-site wastewater systems issues, it was announced by Town Supervisor John Venditto. More...

Tackapausha presents LI Red Fox and Coyotes

The Tackapausha Museum and Preserve will offer a presentation of The Fox and the Hound (Living with Red Fox and Coyotes on Long Island), Sat., Nov. 24, 4:30 to 6 p.m. The event is for all ages and costs $5 per person. More...

Opinion

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

A storm of human compassion helps guide us through

The stories of those hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy and of those officials, volunteers, police, firefighters, friends and neighbors who have reached out to help are an inspiration to all of us during these trying times. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Did someone do something special for you during the storm; did you witness an act of kindness or heroism? Do you have a story of faith and hope to share with our readers. More...

Anger over attacks on Americans in Libya; President failed

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Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?