January 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Now accepting applicants for Herb Grayson Memorial Scholarship

The Greater Long Island Running Club is now accepting applications for the 30th annual Herb Grayson Memorial Scholarship Award. More...

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Schools/Sports

School of Distinction Award goes to Massapequa School District

The Massapequa School District received the prestigious School of Distinction Award from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) for the fifth time in the past six years. More...

Kindergarten registration begins Feb. 24 for Plainedge schools

Kindergarten registration for the Plainedge School District’s 2014-2015 school year will be from Feb. 24-28, 2014 at the District Office located at 241 Wyngate Drive, N. Massapequa, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No appointments are necessary. More...

Bon voyage to the Massapequa Mustangs senior travel team

The Massapequa Mustang senior travel Team (13 year olds) walked out on Joe Gillespie Field in John J. Burns Park, for the last time as Mustangs. All these boys will be playing high school football next year. More...

Events & Calendar

Long Island’s blood shortage at a critical low

In response to the ongoing critical blood shortage on Long Island, South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside will hold an emergency blood drive on Thurs., Jan. 16, 7 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. More...

U.S. Power Squadrons offers boating courses

Safe boating courses, free vesselsafetychecksandmore are offered from America’s Boating Club®, the United States Power Squadrons®. With squadrons across Long Island, there’s one near you. More...

Watch kids from kindergarten to 12th grade perform at TOBAC 2014 Talent Competition

The Town of Oyster Bay and the Town of Oyster Bay Arts Council will hold the 2014 Talent Competition Sat., March 1, at the Seymour Weiner Theatre at the LI High School for the Arts, 239 Cold Spring Road, in Syosset, Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALESUPREME COURTCOUNTY OF Nassau,Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, N.A. as Trusteefor Delta Funding HomeEquity Loan Trust 1999-3,Plaintiff, vs. More...

Farmingdale School Board continues to review Common Core and testing

Raises lunch prices at MS and HS

Farmingdale School Board Trustee Kathy Lively attended a PTA convention with PTA president Karen Benson and one topic of discussion was standardized testing, an issue that has raised considerable concern and controversy since it was enacted under the More...

Receiver Stefanich announces 2014 general tax bills mailed

Oyster Bay Town residents are reminded that the first half of the 2014 General Tax Levy was due on Jan. 1, but can be paid without penalty through Feb. 10.. Be certain to sign your check, payable to James J. Stefanich, receiver of taxes. More...

Weekend Events:

Saturday, January 18 More...

 

People/Social

Rob Saunders honored for 12 years of service and dedication

The United Jewish Appeal-Federation of New York and Temple B’nai Torah of Wantagh honored Rob Saunders Sun., Oct. 20 at a brunch and reception. More...

Massapequa scouts hold successful wreath sale

Brave cub scouts from Pack 696 lined up to advertise for their annual Christmas wreath sale on Sunrise Highway near the Sunrise Mall in Massapequa. They had great courage to stand against temperatures in the 20s with a wind chill of 11ºF. More...

Massapequan Wende Gennardo honored

Wende Gennardo of Massapequa received the 2013 president’s award from Plainedge Auxiliary of United Cerebral Palsy President Iris Allessi of Massapequa. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Sensational Babylon Westminster News: On Feb. 12, a 19th century oil painting by J. M. More...

Obituaries

William Hozdara, veteran and longtime resident of North Massapequa, at 90

William Hozdara, a veteran and resident of North Massapequa since 1956, died Dec. 25, 2013. He was 90 years old. More...

Opinion

We’re fighting to keep police information available to the public

EDITORIAL

Regular readers of the Massapequa Post, Babylon Beacon and Amityville Record may have noticed a reduction in the number of police incidents reported each week in the Police Blotter columns. More...

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The musings of a low-home South Shore dweller

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

As a result of Hurricane Sandy, there are lots of homes still being repaired in my neighborhood, south of Merrick Road in Amityville. More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?