February 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Town Youth Services offers new workshops for spring 2013 season

The Town of Oyster Bay’s Cultural and Performing Arts (CAPA) Division of the Department of Community and Youth Services announced that new workshops will be offered for the Spring 2013 season, and registration is now open through March 1. More...

Police rescue fawn from icy waters off Fire Island

Quick action by two Suffolk County police officers, assisted by a family of deer, helped save the life of a fawn caught in the icy waters off Davis Park Marina in Fire Island Thursday. More...

Here’s to your Health and Well Being! Study shows NYS children eating healthier

State Health Commissioner Nirav R. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

It might rain on your parade, but winter storm Nemo isn’t going to ruin America’s Dog Show. The show must go on, despite snow, wind gusts and canceled flights. More...

Events & Calendar

Plainedge kindergarten registration March 11-15

Kindergarten registration for the 2013-2014 school year will be from March 11 to March 15, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the District Office, 241 Wyngate Dr., North Massapequa. Children must be five years of age on or before Dec. More...

Lion’s Club sponsors scholarship for Massapequa seniors

The Massapequa Park Lions Club will be sponsoring its annual scholarship for graduating seniors. The applicant must be a high school senior residing in Massapequa or Massapequa Park. More...

Farmingdale State College offers small business workshops Feb. 14

The NYS Small Business Development Center at Farmingdale State College will hold workshops in February. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices-Your Right to Know

PUBLIC NOTICE OFCOUNTY TREASURER’SSALE OF TAX LIENS ONREAL ESTATENotice is hereby given that Ishall on February 19, 2013,and thesucceeding days, beginning at10:00 o’ clock in the morning inthe Legislative Chamber, FirstFloor, Theodore Roo More...

Public Notices

Your right to know

LEGAL NOTICENOTICE OF SPECIALDISTRICT MEETING,PUBLICHEARING, AND BUDGET VOTE AND TRUSTEE ELECTIONOF THE FARMINGDALEPUBLIC LIBRARYNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearingof the qualified voters of theFarmingdale Union FreeSchool District of the T More...

O'Bay Town Clerk Steve Labriola stepping down to take county post

Town of Oyster Bay Clerk Steve Labriola, a former New York State assemblyman, is expected to announce that he is stepping down from his Town post by the end of the week. More...

Residents ask Amity school board to review and upgrade security

Several residents spoke at last week’s Amityville School Board meeting saying they were concerned with the district’s security and communication methods. More...

Amazing Animal Photo Contest

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently announced his Amazing Animal Photo Contest for residents of the 8th Senate District. Photographs of any animal or animals can be entered. More...

Marianne Voight wins Kidsday Art Contest

Birch Lane Elementary School fifth-grader Marianne Voight was selected as a winner in Kidsday’s 34th Annual Art Contest. Her artwork won in the animal drawing category for children ages 10-12. More...

Farmingdale soccer raises $39,000 for Hurricane Sandy victims

The Seventh Annual Ray Fettig Turkey Bowl, in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, focused all its energy on raising money and supplies to help families in need as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Over the weekend of Nov. More...

 

People/Social

St. Rose students study polar regions

Massapequa’s St. Rose of Lima kindergarten students recently studied the polar regions as part of their science lesson. They created an “igloo” using recycled milk cartons collected by the primary grade students. More...

Vendors wanted

Vendors are wanted for St. Paul’s Craft Fair / Car Show to be held Sat., May 11. The rain date is May 18 at St. Paul’s Reformed Church, 158 Phelps Lane, North Babylon. More...

The Blizzard of ‘13

Looks like Kermit was barely holding on following the Blizzard of 2013. We asked our readers how they made out in Nemo. More...

Obituaries

Frank Joseph Holub, former principal of Fairfield Elementary School in Massapequa

Frank Joseph Holub, a veteran and educator, died Fri., Jan. 25, 2013 at his home for the past nine years—The Fountains of Melbourne, Florida. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS GUEST EDITORIAL

It wasn’t supposed to be this way

by Thomas F. Barraga More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Reader: Editorial about Hillary Clinton was off base More...

Poll

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