June 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Plainedge announces pending changes in website, curriculum and report cards

Beginning July 1, the Plainedge School District website will have a new and improved look. The change was announced at the district’s school meeting last month. More...

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Schools/Sports

Sal Nastasi of Massapequa Park to be featured speaker at June 18 Running Club meeting

The featured speaker at the Tues., June 18, 8 p.m. open meeting of the Greater Long Island Running Club will be elite runner Sal Nastasi of Massapequa Park. More...

Eastplain students make recycled art

Third-graders in Jen Andes’ class at Eastplain Elementary School in the Plainedge School District recently read Megan McDonald’s A Mr. Rubbish Mood, a story about a girl who likes to recycle. Ms. More...

St. Rose of Lima students study artists and make their own masterpieces

The first-grade students at St. Rose of Lima School, Massapequa, studied Leonardo DaVinci by copying his work. Students in Mrs. Sarro’s art class are shown with their take on his famous painting of the Mona Lisa. More...

Events & Calendar

R.J. Palacio’s Wonder as the chosen work for “One Town, One Book”

‘One Town, One Book,’ the wellestablished national program that seeks to challenge communities to read the same book and discuss reactions with friends and families, will return to the Town of Oyster Bay in the coming summer months. More...

Reunion planned for crew of USS Elokomin AO-55

A reunion is planned for Tues., Sept. 24 to Fri., Sept. 27 for the USS Elokomin AO-55 of the U.S. Navy. The reunion will be held in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. For further information, call 617-288- 3755 or email theeloman@verizon.net. More...

St. David’s Church flapjack breakfast June 22

St. David’s Church of Massapequa Park will hold a flapjack breakfast fundraiser, Sun., June 22, 8 a.m. to noon at Applebee’s, 2660 Sunrise Hwy., Bellmore. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation ofBREAKING DAD, LLC.Articles of organizationfiled with the Secretaryof State of N.Y. (SSNY)on 3/28/13. Office location: Nassau County.SSNY has been designatedas agent of the LLC uponwhom process againstit may be served. More...

Farmingdale Girl Scouts ask school district to "reuse and recycle"

As part of their project “Journey, it’s your planet, love it!” members of Girl Scout Troop #3290 made a presentation at the Farmingdale School District’s board meeting on April 10, asking that the district become more environm More...

IN THE NEWS

NMFD 50-year member honorees

Four members of North Massapequa Fire Department were honored for more than 50 years of active service by FASNY and the NY State Fire Police Association. More...

Altadonna expected to be appointed to Town this week

The Town of Oyster Bay is expected to make two appointments this week, including naming Massapequa Park Village Mayor James Altadonna as acting Town clerk. More...

 

People/Social

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...

Massapequa Fire Department receives Terry Farrell Memorial Award

On Wed., May 8, the Massapequa Fire Department received the Terry Farrell Memorial Award at the Long Island Blood Services Group Donor Recognition Dinner held at the Crest Hollow in Woodbury. More...

Mayor Altadonna attends recent Blue & Gold ceremony for Pack 776

Mayor James Altadonna recently attended the Blue and Gold ceremony for Cub Scout Pack 776. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

A pony, a parrot and a pack of pups inside the NYS Capitol? 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

Funeral services being held for James Kovacsik, “Coach K,” a resident of Massapequa Park

Funeral services are being held today and tomorrow at the Massapequa Funeral Home North Chapel for James Kovacsik, known affectionately in the Massapequa School District as “Coach K.” More...

Opinion

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GUEST EDITORIAL

We couldn’t have said it better: Even today, we’d rave about newspapers...

I can understand why newspapers are not viewed as trendy today. After all, they were really the iPods of 1690. More...

Poll

Do you approve of the way the Obama administration is handling the Ebola crisis?