December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Police looking for man who assaulted and robbed mall employees

Nassau County Police canine and aviation units scoured the area near the Sunrise Westfield Mall Thursday night after two employees there were assaulted and robbed. Police gave this account: More...

Plainedge schools cancel winter break to make up six lost days

At its dual working session and business meeting Nov. 20, the Plainedge School Board voted to make up for the school days lost to Hurricane Sandy utilizing the district’s February break and two additional days in May. More...

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Pets pets pets

All- stitched- up- butnot ready-to-go, two Last Hope dogs shared turkey scraps on Thanksgiving Day while convalescing from orthopedic surgery. Their cages were near each other in the recovery room at NY Veterinary Specialty Center. More...

On the Sidelines

With the remnant s of Thanksgiving dinner still in their stomachs, the Farmingdale Dalers took the field at Hofstra University on Nov. 23rd in the Nassau Conference I title game against Baldwin. More...

Obituaries

Loretta Pendergast Stevens, raised in Massapequa, nurse

Throughout her life, Loretta Pendergast Stevens raised her family and made many sacrifices to make sure her children had everything they needed. More...

Dorothy “Butch” Grace Ramo, former Massapequa Park resident

A funeral Mass will be held on Dec. 15 at St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church, Massapequa for Mrs. Dorothy “Butch” Grace Ramo (Debono), a former resident of Massapequa Park who died Nov. 7, 2012. The Mass is at 10 a.m. More...

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Notice is hereby given thata license, number pendingforLiquor, Wine, & Beer hasbeen applied for by the undersigned to sell Liquor, Wine, &Beer at retail in a restaurantunder theAlcoholic Beverage Control Law at: MJ RestaurantCorp,2232 Jericho More...

Massapequa Schools cancel winter break due to lost days

You can blame it on Sandy. The Massapequa School Board announced last week that the traditional winter break will be eliminated this year to make up for the six days lost from Hurricane Sandy. More...

F'dale schools discuss Sandy; cancel winter break to make up days

Superintendent John Lorentz began the Farmingdale school board meeting Nov. 14 with a quick report on the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, including how the district will address the loss of school days. More...

Massapequa Park Village hosts Holiday Open House; big turnout

Mayor James Altadonna, Jr. and the Board of Trustees hosted the Village’s Annual Holiday Open House for several hundred children. More...

 

People/Social

Verizon Telecom Pioneers honor volunteers

The Verizon Telecom Pioneers Paumanok Chapter #85 held its general assembly on Oct. 26, 2012 in Bethpage. 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...

Events & Calendar

Make a Child Smile Christmas Toy Drive is underway

Farmingdale Knights of Columbus Council #2204 is holding its 2012 Make a Child Smile Christmas Toy Drive. The Council will collect unwrapped toys for children and families in need this holiday season through Sat., Dec. 22. More...

Seaford concert December 15

The Seaford Community Jazz Band and the Seaford Community Concert Band will perform Sat., Dec. 15, 8 p.m. at Seaford High School, 1575 Seamans Neck Rd., Seaford. Donations are greatly appreciated. More...

Jesse Reyes graduates basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base

Air Force Airman Jesse A. Reyes graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Reyes is the son of Millagros Olivo of Massapequa and Raymond Reyes of the Bronx. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Where has human empathy gone?

The death at her own hand of Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse from London who was pranked by an Australian radio station and then put on a national stage for ridicule, is the most brutal reminder to us of just how warped some people’s sense of humo More...

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Online readers respond to Kotz commentary

George Henry Kotz’s comments neglect to mention that the president chose “May Day” as the day on which Osama Bin Laden met his fate. More...

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