April 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Plainedge discusses staffing and enrollment for new budget year

As Plainedge, and school districts throughout New York State, experiences a decline in student enrollment, the school board discussed its staffing options for the coming year at its board meeting March 19. Superintendent of Schools Dr. More...

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The Town of Babylon will be building a new animal shelter at a new location. How often do I get to type such a great lead? Well, this is the second time in 30 years. More...

Library

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Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770 www.massapequalibrar y.org. More...

Events & Calendar

Beth-El presents author Marion Blumenthal Lazan April 17

The Sisterhood of Congregation Beth-El of Massapequa will present author and lecturer Marion Blumenthal Lazan who will discuss her award-winning holocaust memoir, Four Perfect Pebbles. More...

Holocaust Remembrance Day April 7

Temple B’nai Torah, Congregation Beth Tikvah and Congregation Beth-El will come together for Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Sun., April 7, 7 p.m. at Temple B’nai Torah, 2900 Jerusalem Ave. at Oakfield Avenue, Wantagh. More...

History of the houses of the South Shore presentation April 21

The Historical Society of the Massapequas, 4755 Merrick Rd., Massapequa, Old Grace Church will be holding a short general meeting, Sun., April 21, 2 p.m. Afterwards, Christopher M. More...

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LEGAL NOTICENOTICE TO BIDDERSADVERTISEMENT FORBIDSSealed Bids for the 2013ROAD REQUIREMENTSCONSTRUCTION in theVillage of MassapequaPark, will be received bythe Board of Trustees of theVillage of Massapequa Parkuntil 10:00 A.M. More...

MPK Village presents preliminary budget

A proposed spending plan for Massapequa Park Village for the 2013-14 year will raise taxes on a home assessed in the Village at $5,000 by approximately $21 a year. More...

MSD to present board with details on teacher cuts

Massapequa School administrators will be presenting information to the Massapequa School Board this week outlining its proposal to lay off 35 teachers. More...

IN THE NEWS

SCOUTS VISIT MASSAPEQUA POST: St. William the Abbot Bear Scouts visited the Massapequa Post and Amityville Record on March 10 to learn how their hometown newspaper is created and printed. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Sal Nastasi of Massapequa Park wins award in 10-mile run

Massapequa Park’s Sal Nastasi, age 32, took first place honors in the 30- 34 age group in the Jan. 19 Sayville Running Company 10-Mile Run to the Blue Point Brewery. More...

Brianna Day named assistant lacrosse coach at Old Westbury

The SUNY College at Old Westbury director of athletics Lenore Walsh and women’s lacrosse head coach Lauren Schneider announced the hiring of Brianna Day of North Massapequa, as the program’s first assistant coach for the inaugural 2013 se More...

Having a ball with St. Rose CYO

St. Rose CYO held its annual breakfast recently in the church gym. More...

Obituaries

Harriet Elizabeth West Ketcham, former Amityville resident and school teacher

Harriet Elizabeth West Ketcham, formerly of Amityville, died March 7, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. She was 94 years old. More...

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Your government has not been honest about Medicare; now you will pay the price

Proposed cuts to the Medicare Advantage reimbursement rates on top of cuts under President Obama’s health care law that are to become effective over the next few years are on the horizon. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

When it comes to the economy, history is a good teacher

Dear Editor, While I definitely agree that well-paid workers become active consumers, current state and county governments are reducing the public work force and their benefits. More...