January 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Homecoming Farm offers the best fare of the season

It was a feast filled with the best Mother Earth could offer. In late November, the Sisters of St. Dominic in Amityville took the opportunity to show off some of the wide variety of vegetables and herbs that were grown in their Homecoming Farm. More...

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Massapequa H.S. Mock Trial Team try their hand at Harvard

For the first time in its history, the Massapequa High School Mock Trial Team was invited to hone its skills at Harvard University’s High School Training Seminar. More...

Woodward Parkway School collects food items in “I Can Run” food drive

Farmingdale School District’s Woodward Parkway Elementary School students recently participated in an interactive “I Can Run” food drive. More...

Scouts visit Congressman Peter King

Massapequa Park, NY – Congressman Pete King (R-Seaford) recently met with Cub Scout Pack 776 of Massapequa Park to help them earn their citizenship badge. More...

Obituaries

Sister Barbara Anne Mullen, O.P. (Sister Gilbert Marie), Sister of St. Dominic, Amityville

Sister Barbara Anne Mullen, who served in the religious life for 58 years, died on Thurs., Jan. 16, 2014. Sister was 76 years of age and was a Sister of St. Dominic, Amityville. Sister Mullen was born on Oct. More...

Opinion

Say it isn’t so, Mr. President and Mr. Governor

Both President Barack Obama and New York State Governor Mario Cuomo were reported making statements this week that are offensive and irresponsible. More...

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Fuschillo’s exit from Albany is Long Island’s loss

Dear Editor: At New Year’s I was upset, saddened and distressed to learn of the resignation of Hon. Charles J. Fuschillo as our state senator on Long Island’s south shore. It is a great and grievous loss to us all. More...

Plainedge BOE takes stand against Common Core testing; public applauds move by the district

At the Thurs., Jan. 16 meeting of the Plainedge School Board, district parents applauded board members for taking one of the strongest stands against Common Core on Long Island. More...

Father Nelson appointed NMFD spiritual advisor

The North Massapequa Fire District has appointed Father Frank Nelson of Maria Regina RC Church in Seaford as its spiritual advisor. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, January 31 • Job expo for veterans from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.The event will be held at Farmingdale State College, 2350 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale, Roosevelt Hall. Saturday, February 1 More...

 

People/Social

Dog Obedience Training Club educates on dog work and play

The Suffolk County Dog Obedience Training Club, based in Huntington and affiliated with the American Kennel Club, presented a two-day program of basic obedience and tricks to children with developmental disabilities attending The Hagedorn Little Vill More...

Police Officer Andrew Huksloot from Massapequa a hero

N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto honored N.C. Police Officer Andrew Huksloot, a Massapequa resident, at the Sept. 23 legislative meeting. On July 4, Huksloot rescued a Nassau County resident from a burning car. For his heroic action, he was honored. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Move over, Con Ed. The Long Island Papillon Power Authority is about to electrify the Piers during the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Masters Agility Championship on Feb. 8. 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 30 More...

Food drive for Island Harvest, Saturday, February 1

Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory is sponsoring a food drive for Island Harvest, Sat., Feb. 1, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Stop & Shop, 351 Merrick Rd., Amityville. More...

Audubon Society bird walk Feb. 2

The South Shore Audubon Society will have a bird walk at Massapequa Lake, Sun., Feb. 2, 9:30 a.m. to noon. The walk leaders and other birders and nature enthusiasts will be happy to share their knowledge and experience with you. More...

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