August 28, 2013 RSS feed / 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, August 29 More...

Pulse oximetry screenings now mandatory in all NYS birthing facilities

A new law, just signed by the governor, will require all birthing facilities to screen newborn babies for congenital heart defects (CHDs) through a process called pulse oximetry screening, according to New York State Senator Kemp Hannon. More...

Temple B’nai Torah’s rain or shine picnic Aug. 30

Temple B’nai Torah, 2900 Jerusalem Ave., at Oakfield Avenue, Wantagh, is holding its annual rain or shine picnic on Fri., Aug. 30. Bring your favorite picnic meal, blanket or beach chairs at 6:30 p.m. and join in the celebration of Shabbat. More...

Town of Oyster Bay Important Phone Numbers brochure available

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Michele M. Johnson advises residents that the Town has available to residents an Important Phone Numbers brochure, offered free of charge. More...

Donate blood through NMFD’s blood drive September 2013

North Massapequa Fire Department will be hosting the organization’s semi-annual blood drive on Tues., Sept. 10, 2013 at the North Massapequa Fire Department’s Headquarters (1000 Broadway in North Massapequa, New York) from 3:30 p.m. More...

Saladino announces new office of the 9th Assembly District

Assemblyman Joseph S. Saladino recently announced the move of his district office to its new location at 512 Park Boulevard, Massapequa Park, NY 11762. More...

Farmingdale Nights of Columbus lottery for November

The Farmingdale Knights of Columbus will be holding a fundraiser lottery opportunity for the month of November. The tickets cost $10 and participants receive a three-digit number for the entire month of November. More...

Pet adoptions at Marine Dog Pets Supplies Aug. 30

The North Shore Animal League’s Mobile Unit will have an adoption event, Fri., Aug. 30, 2 to 7 p.m. offering dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. The unit will be at Marine Dog Pets Supplies, 1350 Hicksville Rd., Massapequa. More...

Boaters reminded speeding won’t be tolerated

While most boaters and personal watercraft riders operate their vessels in a responsible manner, speeding is a major problem. According to Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano, speeding will not be tolerated in Town waters. More...

S.T.O.P., electronic waste and drug collection day September 7

The sixth of eight 2013 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal (S.T.O.P.-Stop Throwing Out Pollutants), electronic waste (e-waste) and drug collection programs for Oyster Bay Town residents is scheduled for Sat., Sept. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Seniors enjoy September Tai Chi and art classes

Massapequa Park Senior Community Service Center at Our Lady of Lourdes School, 379 Linden St., Massapequa Park will hold Tai Chi classes, Tuesdays, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24, 12:30 p.m. with Denise Snyder. More...

Mommy & Me program starts September 11

The Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park will offer to its residents the Mommy & Me program at Brady Park, Lake Shore Drive and Front Street, Massapequa Park beginning Sept. 11. Classes will meet on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?