May 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Police investigate threat called into to Unqua Elementary School

At approximately 10 a.m. April 23, Unqua Elementary school in Massapequa Park received a threat from an anonymous phone caller. According to Nina Zash, the district clerk, the threat resulted in an evacuation of the school by staff and students. More...

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Pets pets pets

Grants can transfuse lifeblood into animal rescue efforts and, at times, intertwine groups. On that note, Last Hope Animal Rescue, Inc. in Wantagh would like to send a double “thank you” to the Petco Foundation. More...

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

Obituaries

Elizabeth Aprile, former Farmingdale resident, Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church member

When he was on leave from the U.S. Air Force, Michael Aprile went to the Tuxedo Ballroom in Manhattan. He loved to dance and it seemed to be the perfect place to relax and have a good time. More...

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We have to act on the lessons we learned from Superstorm Sandy

This week marked the sixth-month anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, one of the most devastating storms to hit New York and Long Island in this century. Sandy was a reminder of the fragility of the place we call home. More...

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Verizon and Water District reach accord; Village approves new budget

Residents who have been concerned about a proposal to put up another cellular communications tower on Sunrise Highway in Massapequa Park Village can breathe a sigh of relief. More...

Scenario of deadly crash gives MHS students first-hand account of consequences of DWI - Free Access

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There was a “deadly” car collision at Massapequa High School; however it was really a “live” car collision and rescue demonstration designed to shock the junior and senior classes into thinking twice before getting behind the More...

Killer of Massapequa woman up for parole; family asks community support to keep him behind bars

On Nov. 3, 1983, Kathleen Habeeb, a 19-year-old Massapequa resident and graduate of Massapequa High School, was murdered. Vincent Day was arrested and convicted of that crime and is currently serving 20 years to life. More...

 

People/Social

Local resident Eric M. Zilg is proud to call himself a US Marine

Marine Corps Pfc. Eric M. Zilg, son of Eileen and Steve Zilg of Farmingdale, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. More...

Air Force Airman Matthew Ingordo graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Matthew G. Ingordo graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is a 2012 graduate of Farmingdale High School and the son of Derek Ingordo of Farmingdale and Gerard Ingordo of Sayville. More...

Local resident Sebastiano Lobello arrives in Singapore for a port visit

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Sebastiano A. Lobello, son of Lana and Michael Aronne of North Massapequa, and other sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN74) recently arrived in Singapore for a scheduled port visit. More...

Events & Calendar

U.S. Power Squadron offers Emergencies on Board program

U.S. Power Squadron, Jones Beach Squadron will offer a program on Emergencies on Board, Mon., May 6, 7 p.m. at the William Odol Center, Rider Avenue, Massapequa.the cost is $80. More...

Berner reunion planned

Massapequa’s Alfred G. Berner High School class of 1973 will hold its 40th reunion, Sat., June 8, 3 to 7 p.m. at the Beach Hut in Copiague’s Tanner Park. For information, go to www.facebook.com/BernerHigh73reunion. More...

Senator Fuschillo sponsors free car seat safety check May 4

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be sponsoring a free car seat safety check, Sat., May 4, 9 a.m. to noon at John Burns Park, 4990 Merrick Rd., Massapequa Park in the front west parking lot. More...

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NOTICE OF PUBLICHEARING, BUDGETVOTE AND ELECTIONOF THE MASSAPEQUAUNION FREE SCHOOLDISTRICTTOWN OF OYSTER BAYAND NASSAU COUNTY,NEW YORKNOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified votersof the Massapequa UnionFree School District of t More...