October 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa Chiefs match up with arch rivals, the Dalers

Well into the high school football season, the local teams projected to be among the top teams in the County have not disappointed. More...

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People/Social

Looking for volunteers to present in-school programs on child welfare

Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS), Long Island’s leading organization dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect, is looking for concerned adults to volunteer to train and present our acclaimed in-school programs on bullying, Internet More...

Grants available for small business owners effected by Sandy

For business which sustained structural damage, lost equipment, inventory or supplies during Hurricane Sandy, a grant is now available, which is not a Small Business Development loan. More...

Get your thrills and chills at Darkness Rising

Town of Oyster Bay Councilman Joe Pinto, Town Clerk James Altadonna Jr. and N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto visited Darkness Rising, a haunted house in the heart of Massapequa. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

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

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Give school board’s more busing discretion

Laws are designed to ensure and protect the public and to set a standard within a civilized society. Most of the time, they accomplish that. Sometimes, however, they don’t make sense and fly in the face of common sense. More...

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY

The government shutdown and the refuge of the school meal programs

For many kids, school food provides the main source of nutrition they receive on a daily basis. More...

Breaking News - 10/30/2013 12:30 PM

Drug Free Massapequa hosting two events Sunday - Free Access

Drug Free Massapequa, (Drug Free Long Island,) is holding a Halloween Walk, Sun., Oct. 27 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Marjorie Post Park. The cost is $3 per child. The organization is also collecting food and pantry items for local families in need.   More...

MPK Village looks for safer alternatives to emergency gate for high school field

An alternate entrance gate for the football field at Massapequa High School is likely to be replaced by a chain link fence according to Massapequa Park Village Board officials who discussed the issue at a recent Village Board meeting. More...

Weekend Events:

Saturday, October 26 •Mah Jongg workshop will be held beginning Saturday Oct. 26. The program consists of three one and one half hour lessons. $5 fee. Massapequa library 616-798-4607. More...

Event Friday honoring the late Peter Schmitt

Just slightly more than one year ago, Nassau County, and especially Massapequa, was shocked by the sudden and untimely passing of Legislator Peter Schmitt. More...

 

Election

Two political rivals vie for Oyster Bay Town supervisor’s seat

Incumbent Supervisor John Venditto, Republican and John Capobianco, Democrat on ballot November 5

John Capobianco recognizes that he is up against a formidable candidate as he faces longtime incumbent Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto in November. More...

Two political foes square off again for County executive

It’s being called the political equivalent of Ali- Frazer II with the usual forecasters seeing the Nassau County executive race a re-run of the 2009 election, one ending Nov. 5 in another draw. Sound familiar? More...

Former MPK Village mayor and attorney for Town clerk’s post

Former Massapequa Park Village Mayor James Altadonna, who was appointed to the position as Oyster Bay Town clerk this year, is running for his first four-year term. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

Here are the 2013 annual Perricone Riverhead Raceway Awards. 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. More...

Entertainment and pets for adoption at the Paws 2 Love Pet Adoption Fest

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Rebecca M. More...

Gala event salutes Superstorm Sandy Pet Heroes

The heroes who helped cats and dogs survive Superstorm Sandy will be honored by Pet Safe Coalition at a gala event, Fri., Oct. 25, 7 to 11 p.m., at the Holiday Inn, 215 Sunnyside Blvd., Plainview, at the L.I.E., Exit 46. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OFFORMATIONOF LIMITEDLIABILITY COMPANYNAME: KPM HOLDINGS,LLCArticles of Organizationwere filed with the Secretaryof State of New York (SSNY)on 8/12/13. Office location:Nassau County. More...