March 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

L.I. educator tapped for state panel on Common Core standards

One Long Island school superintendent has been chosen to be on a panel established by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to speed up recommended improvements to the rollout of Common Core Standards. More...

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Schools/Sports

Arts in Education at Birch Lane brings Story Time Theatre to life

The Arts in Education program at Birch Lane Elementary School brought in the Story Time Theatre by Elise May. More...

Launching literacy and character education at Schwarting Elementary

Schwarting Elementary School in the Plainedge School District recently hosted a special assembly for the entire student population. More...

Farmingdale’s Woodward Parkway students learn about Iroquois Tribe

Farmingdale School District’s Woodward Parkway Elementary School fourth-grade students recently participated in an activity that combined English-language arts and social studies skills. 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, March 6 More...

Town announces March Distinguished Artists concerts

The Town of Oyster Bay 2013-2014 Distinguished Artists Concert series continues in March with a number of performances at various libraries throughout the Town, Councilman Chris Coschignano announced. More...

Shabbat Sababa worship service March 8

Temple B’nai Torah, 2900 Jerusalem Ave., Wantagh will hold a special community family Junior Congregation worship service called Shabbat Sababa, Sat., March 8, 10 a.m. in the youth lounge on the lower level. More...

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Public Notices

INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF MASSAPEQUAPARKNASSAU COUNTY, NEWYORKNOTICE OF SALE OF TAXLIENS FORUNPAID VILLAGE TAXES NOTICE OF TAX LIENSALE OF VILLAGE OFMASSAPEQUA PARK,NEW YORK IS HEREBYGIVEN THAT, in pursuance of the provisions of theReal Property Tax La More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, March 7 • A Dazzling Dragonfly Craft from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Plainedge Library 1060 Hicksville Rd., Massapequa, 516-735- 2510. •Long Island Banjo Society meeting at 8 p.m. VFW Hall 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. For info. More...

 

People/Social

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•James Angus Gunn, of Farmingdale, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska. More...

Grace Church recently holds 169th annual meeting

Fr. Walter V. Hillebrand, Grace Episcopal Church priest-in-charge, congratulated John Caracappa of Wantagh, outgoing church warden, and new wardens Barbara Picken and Ken Cynar, both of Massapequa. More...

MHS Varsity Cheerleaders are National Champs

The journey to Nationals started at a National Cheerleader Association (NCA) camp this past summer where the Massapequa Varsity team earned a bid to compete at their High School National Competition. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Disclaimer: No real dogs or cats were shot or abandoned in the writing of this installment of “Pets.” Before the results of the recent Oscars ceremony become statistics in the cinema record books, I’d like to examine two pivotal sce More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa523 Central Avenue516-798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770 www.massapequalibrar y.org. More...

Obituaries

Milford J. Devine, Sr., Amityville resident, WWII army veteran

Milford J. Devine, Sr., a lifelong resident of Amityville, died Feb. 9, 2014 at Daleview Nursing Home, Farmingdale. He was 91 years old. More...

Opinion

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EDITORIAL

School administrators and board members are currently working on putting together the new budget for next year, and they are obviously facing some difficult choices. More...

Amityville Warriors are champs

It was sad to learn that the Amityville varsity basketball team was forced to forfeit the Suffolk County Class A title as a result of an ineligible player that was added to the team for two games and the proper paperwork was not filed. More...

“BEARLY” NOTICING THE SNOW & COLD

Someone likes the snow. More...

Poll

Do you approve of the way the Obama administration is handling the Ebola crisis?