January 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Farmingdale students get fire safety lessons

Students at the Farmingdale School District's Saltzman East Memorial Elementary School celebrated the last day of "Fire Prevention Week" with a visit from the East Farmingdale Fire Department. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Jimmy Nealis invited to play Adidas M.L. Soccer

After leading Georgetown University to its best season in men’s soccer history, Massapequa native Jimmy Nealis, a dynamic left-back, now has an opportunity to demonstrate that his skills translate to the professional level. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

Don’t be too fast to judge a cat by its color, a new study warns. More...

On the Sidelines

The holiday season has officially come to an end, and with the New Year comes a brand new slate for high school athletes in 2013. More...

Events & Calendar

Oktoberfest January 10 at Our Lady of Lourdes

The Catholic Men’s Conference will hold its first Oktoberfest, Thurs., Jan. 10, 7 to 11 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes, 855 Carmans Rd., Massapequa. More...

Dave Pettigrew Live Jan. 19

Community United Methodist Church will host Dave Pettigrew Live in Concert, Sat., Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. The church is located at 100 Park Blvd., Massapequa, between Sunrise Highway and Merrick Road. A freewill offering will be taken. More...

Music Lover’s Expo Jan. 20

The Long Island Music Lover’s Expo will be held Sun., Jan 20, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Legion, Broadway and Veterans Boulevard, Massapequa by the Long Island Railroad. More...

Altadonna, Schiaffino, Pearl and Giannattasio seeking reelection in March

Massapequa Park Village Mayor James Altadonna announced last week that he is seeking reelection to a 7th term in March. More...

Eagle Scout brings community together to restore part of the preserve

Recently, Damien O’Donnell, a Life Scout in Troop 90 of Massapequa, chartered by the Massapequa Lions Club, completed his Eagle Scout project in the Massapequa Preserve. More...

 

People/Social

MPK senior center holds holiday lunch

The Village of Massapequa Park’s Senior Center held its annual holiday luncheon at the Riviera. More...

Residents reminded to put out Christmas trees on recycling days

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella reminds residents in Town of Oyster Bay Sanitation Collection Districts that Christmas trees should be put out as part of their yard waste recycling, on their regular S.O.R.T. collection day. More...

The Massapequa Park Church of the Nazarene celebrates Christmas with music

Members of the Massapequa Park Church of the Nazarene celebrated Christmas with a morning of music. 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

Melvin Wright, 92, World War II deep sea diver, marina owner

Melvin H. Wright, a resident of Massapequa for 40 years and a veteran, died Dec. 27, 2012. He was 92 years old. Mr. Wright was born Feb. 6, 1920 in Brooklyn to Joseph Harold and Gertrude (Weiss) Wright. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

No magic bullet for public safety

In 1927, a school board trustee blew up a school, killing about 40 people. Only about half of the dynamite he used went off. If the full amount had exploded, it is likely many more would have been killed. More...

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY

The hypocrisy in Washington outdone only by apathetic citizenry

Dear Editor: More...

Poll

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