February 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Weekend Events:

Friday, February 28 • Baby, It’s Cold Outside 7-8:30 p.m. Warm up with soup and biscuits: presented by Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott. $5 fee at registration. North Babylon Library, 815 Deer Park Ave., 631- 669-4020. Sunday, March 2 More...

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Schools/Sports

Farmingdale HS student-athletes sign letters of intent to attend universities

Farmingdale High School recently held its College Signing Day ceremony as 13 male and female student-athletes signed their scholarship letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers at prestigious universities across the country. More...

Josephson helps Muhlenberg volleyball team to championship match

College sophomore Joanne Josephson, of Massapequa, helped Allentown, Pennsylvania’s Muhlenberg College volleyball team advance to the Centennial Conference championship match in 2013. More...

Obituaries

Remig C. Jahrsdoerfer, Massapequa Park resident, Our Lady of Lourdes Church parishioner and usher, WWII veteran

Remig C. Jahrsdoerfer served his country with the third Chemical Mortar Battalion, Patton’s 7th Army from 1942 to 1946. More...

Opinion

Agreement reached with SCPD; none with NCPD

EDITORIAL

As a result of numerous conversations and negotiations with the Suffolk County Police Department, we are happy to report that we have reached an agreement with regard to information for the weekly Police Blotter column. (See editorial Jan. More...

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School Boards wrestle with issues involving new veterans’ tax exemption

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Nearly seven in 10 school board members (69 percent) who responded to an informal poll by the New York State School Boards Association oppose adopting a proposed “alternative veterans’ exemption” that would provide a new property ta More...

Breaking News - 2/28/2014 11:56 AM

NCPD and County Exec. caution residents about phone scams - Free Access

County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter are urging citizens to be vigilant when receiving telephone solicitations requesting payment via Green Dot cards or Western Union. More...

Massapequa Park Village signs contract to redesign Village's website; local vendor chosen

As Massapequa Park Mayor Jeffrey Pravato said, the Village will be "moving into the 21st century." At a recent Village board meeting, it was announced that the Village will be entering into a contract with Bar Harbor Web Design of Massapequa Park to More...

 

People/Social

Post Scholars

•Carl Brescia, of Farmingdale, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 at Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts. More...

Troop 2246 makes packages for children in need

Massapequa’s St. Rose of Lima’s Brownie Troop 2246 spent an afternoon packing items they collected as part of Operation Christmas Child. More...

Massapequa Cub Scouts visit with Mayor Jeff Pravato

Massapequa Cub Scout Pack 696 met with Mayor Jeffrey Pravato of the Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park recently to fulfill part of their citizenship requirement. More...

Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

THURSDAY, February 27 •Scrabble: 12:15 to 3:15 p.m., Plainedge Public Library, 1060 Hicksville Rd., Massapequa. For further info., call 516-827- 9506. More...

Practice your swing for the opening of ToBay’s Golf Course

The Town of Oyster Bay’s Golf Course will soon be ready for another season of play. “Depending upon the weather, our outstanding facility is expected to be ready for play by March 18,” Councilman Macagnone said. More...

“Fences” at DHPAC begins March 6

The Dix Hills Performing Arts Center presents a Five Towns College production of August Wilson’s 1983 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Fences, Thursday through Saturday, March 6-8 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 9 at 2 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

INCORPORATEDVILLAGE OFMASSAPEQUA PARKNASSAU COUNTY,NEW YORKNOTICE OF SALEOF TAX LIENS FORUNPAID VILLAGETAXESNOTICE OF TAX LIENSALE OF VILLAGE OFMASSAPEQUA PARK,NEW YORK IS HEREBYGIVEN THAT, in pursuance of the provisions of theReal Property Tax Law o More...

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