January 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Plainedge athletes show community that character counts

At a recent Plainedge School Board meeting, the high school football team was recognized not only for its success on thetheld, but also for its maturity and character off thefield. More...

MSD's Chris Crowley earns Foreign Language Study Award

Massapequa High School graduate Chris Crowley, class of 2012, is one of the district’s foreign language program success stories. During his high school career, Chris studied French, Chinese and Italian. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Joanne Josephson of Massapequa helps the volleyball team to a winning 2012 season

Freshman Joanne Josephson of Massapequa helped the volleyball team at Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania to a winning season in 2012. 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

William Shave, former Amityville Village trustee and condo prez

by Carolyn James When New York State mandated that every municipality have an emergency management plan, then Amityville Mayor Emil Pavlik turned to Trustee Bill Shave and asked him to handle the job. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Moon struck on Christmas night

We were heading home Christmas night. Looking up at the clear sky, the moon was dazzling. Then we noticed a bright, beautiful light hugging the moon. It wasn’t twinkling, so it wasn’t a star. It had to be a planet. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School should begin national discussion on guns and school safety

Dear Editor: Medicines don’t cure illnesses, doctors do. Water hoses don’t put out fires, firefighters do. Guns don’t kill people­— people do. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Breaking News - 1/9/2013 1:49 PM

Mall closed for bomb squad investigation

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Catholic Health Services names president and CEO

the Board of Directors of Catholic Health Services (CHS) of Long Island announced that it has named CHS Board of Directors Chairman Richard J.J. Sullivan, Jr., CHS president and CEO. He succeeds Lawrence McManus. Mr. More...

F'dale School Board speaks up against new school budget cuts

The Farmingdale School District recently adopted a resolution to join the New York State School Boards Association’s (NYSSBA) efforts to prevent congressional budget sequestration scheduled to take effect this week. More...

Massapequa Chamber Holiday Lighting

the Massapequa Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Tree and Menorah Lighting celebration for the holidays. More...

 

People/Social

Our Lady of Consolation honors Cathy Donnelly for living the mission

On July 26, Cathy Donnelly, LPN at Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center in West Islip, was presented with the Catholic Health Services (CHS) Living the Mission Award for exemplifying the CHS mission values of respect, justic More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

From the “you can’t make this stuff up” file, the following exchange recorded by Chris Elton, Babylon Town Shelter director, the morning after Christmas is typical of the lies and fabrications from the public that municipal shelters More...

Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

the following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. Readers should know that meetings are subject to change without notice. THURSDAY, January 3 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. Public Session: 8 p.m.; Central Office Bd. More...

Science of Spirituality meditation workshop begins January 8

the Science of Spirituality Meditation Center will hold a six-part meditation workshop series entitled Creating a Spiritually Rich Lifethrough Meditation with speaker Bhrigu Pankaj Prashar.the workshop is scheduled for Tuesdays, Jan. More...

Temple B’nai Torah Shabbat Jan. 11

Temple B’nai Torah, 2900 Jerusalem Ave., Wantagh at Oaktheld Avenue, invites the community to celebrate Shabbat, Fri., January 11, with three special Shabbat experiences.the evening begins at 5:30 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

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Poll

Do you approve of the way the Obama administration is handling the Ebola crisis?