January 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

T.O.B. offers residents a brochure explaining snow removal procedures

According to Councilman Chris J. More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa Coast Little League celebrates teams at their annual awards dinner

On Nov. 4, the Massapequa Coast Little League held their annual awards dinner to honor players, coaches and teams for their on-field achievements during the 2013 season. More...

Massapequa girls volleyball team showered with awards after tough season

It was an exciting and well-deserved evening for the Massapequa girls volleyball varsity team and coach. The Nassau County Volleyball Coaches Association Awards Dinner was held at the Long Island Marriott. 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, January 2 More...

SUFFOLK SPCA OFFERS $500 REWARD FOR INFORMATION

The Suffolk County SPCA is offering a $500 reward for information on the whereabouts of a small dog named Bailey. Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk SPCA said that the agency is looking for Bailey, a five-year-old male cream-colored miniature Poodle. More...

Sen. Fuschillo secures funds for Massapequa Public Library

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that he has secured $5,000 in state funding for technology improvements at the Massapequa Public Library. The Library is using the state funds to purchase up-to-date laptop computers. More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice is hereby given thata license, number pendingfor Liquor Wine & Beerhas been applied for by theundersigned to sell LiquorWine & Beer at retail in arestaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage ControlLaw at: Olives & GrapesFood Corp, 2232 More...

MPK Village meets with PSEG officials as transition moves forward

Massapequa Park Deputy Mayor Teresa Spinosa recently met with officials from PSEG Long Island LLC, the organization that will manage LIPA’s electric transmission and distribution system beginning on New Year’s Day. More...

College Board names Farmingdale School District to Annual AP District Honor Roll

The Farmingdale School District announced it has been named to the College Board’s Fourth Annual AP District Honor Roll. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, January 3 More...

 

People/Social

Unqua Elementary fourth-graders make holiday gingerbread houses

Fourth-graders from Melissa Bruno’s class at Unqua Elementary School took a short break from their busy daily schedules to build gingerbread houses with their parents. The children created their own designs using various types of candy. More...

Local St. John's High School 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...

Columnists - Free Access

LIBRARY CHAT

Hello Massapequa! We hope that you are having a wonderful holiday season filled with great food and happy family memories. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

These 12 dogs (and cats) of Christmas wrap up the year. Their stories are just a few of the “happily ever afters” of 2013. Some have been featured in “Pets” previously; some tales are new: More...

Obituaries

Edward L. Phippard, Massapequa resident, member of the St. Vincent of Paul Society, U.S. Army veteran

Edward L. Phippard of Massapequa died suddenly Nov. 7, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bethpage. He was 86 years old and a parishioner at St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church, Amityville where he was a member of the St. Vincent De Paul Society. More...

Opinion

State Ed must look at tenure regs if it is serious about educational excellence

An article that appeared in the Dec. 25 edition outlined the four-year saga of the Amityville School District, which sought to legally fire a tenured principal it charged with numerous incidents of professional wrongdoing. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Political correctness is eroding our rights under the Constitution

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor: Political correctness is being used to divide us as a nation and undermine American values and principles. More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?