December 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Case against former ASD principal closed but at a high cost to taxpayers

The district proved by a “preponderance of the evidence that just cause existed” to fire former Amityville School District Principal Stacey K. Fischer, according to a copy of the hearing officer’s report filed in July 2013. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

“Home 4 the Holidays,” now in its 15th year, is the biggest pet adoption drive in the world. 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, December 26 More...

Senior citizen Gold Card program for Plainedge residents

As a thank you for supporting its schools, the Plainedge School District has launched a senior citizen’s Gold Card program. More...

United States Power Squadron offers safe boating classes

Safe Boating Courses, free Vessel Safety Checks and more are offered from America’s Boating Club®, the United States Power Squadrons®. With squadrons across Long Island, there’s one near you. More...

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NOTICE OF SALESUPREME COURT -COUNTY OF NASSAU5685-5693 MERRICKROAD LLC,Plaintiff(s),AgainstYONG JAE KIM, SUN OKKIM; et al,Defendant(s)Pursuant to a judgment offoreclosure and sale dulyentered 10/3/2013, I, theundersigned Referee willsell at public au More...

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Nassau Police solve MPK robbery; two charged in Dec. 8 incident - Free Access

Nassau County Police arrested two men, charging them with a robbery that occurred in Massapequa Park, Sun., Dec. 8. Dec. More...

Massapequa school board responds to public concerns and passes new "assertive" Common Core resolution

The Massapequa Board of Education passed a second resolution earlier this month urging New York State to reevaluate the role of standardized testing. More...

Normal sanitation and S.O.R.T. collections for Christmas and New Year's

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella announced that the Town sanitation and S.O.R.T. recycling collection will maintain normal schedules in observance of the New Year’s holiday. On Wed., Jan. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, December 27 •Tackapausha Museum 1 p.m. Cold Blooded covers how cold-blooded reptiles need to be warm to be active. Program is $5 per person. For information call 516-571-7443 or go to nassaucountyny. gov. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Berner Middle School joins Massapequa Kiwanis and Boys Scout Troop 5 to honor our veterans

N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto visited Massapequa’s Berner Middle School and joined with the Massapequa Kiwanis, Boys Scout Troop 5 and the Massapequa School District to honor our veterans with a Field of Honor. More...

St. John the Baptist D.H.S. student athletes sign letters of intent

St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School’s top student-athletes are selecting their colleges. The SJB community is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of many of its student-athletes. More...

Obituaries

Vincent Cardozo, master chef, 48, of Amityville and Mastic Beach

Vincent Paul Cardozo, the son of Paula and Vincent Cardozo of Amityville, died suddenly on Dec. 14, 2013, due to complications of pneumonia. He was 48 years old. More...

Opinion

The women behind the Three Wise Men

I often wondered what the wives of the Three Wise Men thought when they decided to make the long trip to see the New Born King. A few vocal comments from these women come to mind. More...

Obamacare demands more of America’s legal citizens than non-citizens

This statement was made by actor, speechwriter, author and all-around unique thinker Ben Stein and was forwarded to us by one of our readers. We think it deserves to be shared. More...

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