May 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Taylor mounts write-in campaign after missing petition deadline; Perrino to challenge him

When Massapequa residents head to the polls to vote on their annual school budget May 21, there will be no candidates’ names on the ballot. Instead, residents will have to write in their selection to fill one seat on the board. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

St. Rose of Lima school utilizes video game as part of physical fitness

This winter, the students of Massapequa’s St. Rose of Lima School utilized the Nintendo Wii as part of their physical education program. More...

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•Deanna Crusco of Farmingdale and William Romeo of Massapequa were named to the dean’s list at Villanova, Pennsylvania for the fall 2012 semester. More...

Sen. Fuschillo congratulates Farmingdale H.S. science student

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (RMerrick) recently congratulated Farmingdale High School Senior Nakul Gupta on being chosen as a national semi-finalist in the 2013 Intel Science Talent Search. More...

Library

Library News

Massapequa523 Central Avenue, Massapequa More...

Obituaries

Ella Karsten Eldard, former Massapequa elementary teacher, Massapequa Park resident

Ella Karsten Eldard, a former Massapequa elementary teacher and resident of Massapequa Park from 1954 through 1985, died Tues., April 9, 2013 at her residence in Kennebunk, Maine. She was 85 and endured a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

We need a statewide law limiting sale of energy drinks

EDITORIAL

A front-page story in this week’s edition outlines the issues involving the sale of energy drinks to minors. More...

It’s time to rethink the work of our federal and state education departments

Submitted online in response to story that appeared April 17 & 18, “New State mandate to force districts to spend millions on computers.” Dear Editor: More...

Effort underway to pass statewide measure prohibiting sale of energy drinks to minors

Suffolk County Leg. William R. More...

MSD approves budget; hearing tomorrow

IN THE NEWS

The Massapequa Board of Education unanimously adopted the district's 2013-14 budget for $185,809,130 representing a 1.49 percent increase over last year's $183,073,234 budget. More...

 

People/Social

Nick Haskell, Brian Sayrafe and John Ragno receive military appointments by Congressman King

Nick Haskell, a graduate of Chaminade High School, will be attending the United States Air Force Academy “where he will begin his incredible journey of proudly and courageously serving his country” and being a part of the proud Air Force More...

Local resident hired as event planning VP

Adam Panetta, a resident of Massapequa, was recently hired as the executive vice president for the newly established Dream Event Planning Company of Baldwin. More...

MPK resident gets some help to enable her to stay in her home

Claire Coleman, age 86, can’t imagine living anywhere except in her Massapequa Park home. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Part of the excitement verifying the site of the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) clubhouse and the 1887 grave of Sensation, WKC logo Pointer in Babylon is hunting for artifacts dating from the WKC (1880-1904) era. 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, May 9 More...

Armed Forces Day Spring Concert May 18

The Seaford Community Jazz Band and the Seaford Community Concert Band will perform their Armed Forces Day Spring Concert, Sat., May 18, 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held at Seaford High School, 1575 Seamans Neck Rd., Seaford. More...

Project Hope and YES offer Hurricane Sandy counseling

Project Hope and YES Community Counseling Center will be offering six-week groups for individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The groups are for children and parents. Adult and senior groups are also available. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING AND ANNUAL ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND PUBLIC HEARING PLAINEDGE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF OYSTER BAY COUNTY OF NASSAU, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the annual meeting of More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?