December 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Long Islanders hit by Sandy get a little Southern comfort

Sandy J. Arabie, president of Arabie Trucking Services in Louisiana, remembers all too well the devastation and suffering that area of the country underwent when Hurricane Katrina struck. More...

F'dale Schools announce "Math in Focus" program

The Farmingdale School District has announced the integration of the Math in Focus program into its mathematics curriculum for the 2012-2013 school year. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Christmas is a time to reflect and rejoice. Looking back at 2012, there were many happy events in our tiny corner of the shelter rescue universe. Here are a few of the shining stars from the last year. More...

Library

At your library

Massapequa, 523 Central Avenue • 516-798-4607 Massapequa Park, 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770 www.massapequalibrary.org. More...

Events & Calendar

Sanitation collections modified for New Year’s observances

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella announced that the Town sanitation and S.O.R.T. recycling collection schedules will be modified for the New Year’s holiday. On Tues. Jan.1, there will be no sanitation or recycling collection. More...

Blood Drive Dec. 30

Presbyterian Community Church of Massapequa, 150 Pittsburgh Ave., Massapequa will hold its Winter Wishes Blood Drive, Sun., Dec. 30, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Walk-in donors are welcome or you can contact Joan Tischner at 516-819-0525. More...

Town ice rinks offer extended hours for the holiday season

All Oyster Bay Town ice rinks will offer extended sessions through Jan.1, 2013, according to Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone. Skaters can skate outdoors at Marjorie R. More...

Legals - Free Access

LEGAL NOTICE

INCORPORATEDVILLAGE OF MASSAPEQUA PARKNASSAU COUNTY,NEW YORKNOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant to theprovision of the State ofNew York, that a PublicHearing will be held bythe Zoning Board of Appeals in the IncorporatedVillage of MassapequaPark on Wednes More...

Public Notices

Notice is hereby given thata license, number pendingforRestaurant Wine & Beerhas been applied for by theundersigned to sell Restaurant Wine & Beer at retailin a restaurant under theAlcoholic Beverage ControlLaw at:Bicara Corp., 88 AtlanticAve More...

Photo

N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto honors Eagle Scout Iain Whalen for his dedicated service. More...

Help comes to WWII veteran and his wife

A Massapequa-based organization, Rebuilding Together Long Island, working together with National Grid, came to the assistance of the Avellinos of South Bay Avenue, Massapequa, a couple in their 90s who were left without heat and hot water following H More...

Hurricane wouldn't stop this baby from entering the world

Imagine going into labor a week early during a hurricane. While Hurricane Sandy was busy battering neighborhoods on Long Island Monday night, Oct. 29, there was one family in Bay Shore who didn’t have time to stock up on supplies. More...

Sign up for the Town of Oyster Bay Mall Walking Program

Residents can stay active this winter by signing up for the Town of Oyster Bay’s free Mall Walking Program. According to Town Councilwoman Elizabeth A. More...

 

People/Social

Maria Regina School raises money and collects food for hurricane relief

On Tues., Nov. 20, Maria Regina School, in Seaford, held a dress-down day to raise money and collect food for hurricane relief. More...

Mary P. Myton Literary Society meeting at the home of Sharyn Vetter

The October meeting of the Mary P. Myton Literary Society was held in the home of Sharyn Vetter, the president, who welcomed the members and guests. The treasurer gave her report. More...

Lumara Salon and Day Spa holds cut-a-thon

Lumara Salon and Day Spa, Broadway, Massapequa held a cuta thon on Sun., Nov. 25 to raise money for Hurricane Sandy victims. More...

Obituaries

Paul Adams, United States Air Force veteran and employee of LI Head Start

Paul M. Adams, Sr., a lifelong resident of Copiague, died Dec. 2, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bethpage. He was 71 years old. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

A call to arms in 2013

This is the time of year when many of us take a hard look at ourselves and come up with resolutions to address our shortcomings. It’s an annual rite of passage into the New Year and we usually begin in earnest. More...

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY

High discount rate is harmful to taxpayers and teachers

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