March 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pair charged with burglary and criminal mischief in MPK

Seventh Squad detectives reported the arrests of two Massapequa Park men on March 3, 2014 at 5:05 a.m. in Massapequa Park.  More...

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Schools/Sports

Unqua students make their own cave art

It seemed like the class was going back in time -- way back. Unqua Elementary School sixth graders from Amy Kanavy- Curry’s classes set about to make their own Paleolithic paintings, imitating prehistoric people who created cave art.  More...

Massapequa Alfred G. Berner Middle School students ace math exam

Success adds up for 12 eighthgrade students from Alfred G. Berner Middle School. They achieved the highest marks on the 2013 American Mathematics Contest 8 exam out of 243 students tested in their grade.  More...

Maria Regina Books Alive! program

Maria Regina School in Seaford had a Books Alive! presentation which entertained all of the classes. 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 13 More...

Homecoming Farm’s Spring Awakening March 22

On Sat., March 22, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Homecoming Farm will hold its Fourth Annual Spring Awakening. More...

Wine and chocolate Passover tasting event March 25

Congregation Beth-El will hold a Passover wine and chocolate tasting event Tues., March 25, 7:15 p.m. The Temple is located at 99 Jerusalem Ave., Massapequa. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Cindy Zabinski, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, PLLC. More...

Real estate sales up on LI; lots of moving parts as industry moves into Spring of 2014

Real estate data for 2013 for Nassau and Suffolk counties showed that contracted sales through the Multiple Listing Service hit an all-time high in 2013, with 35,078 transactions reported for Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties. More...

Elections Tuesday; Pravato, Spinosa and Begandy running unopposed

Massapequa Park Mayor Jeffrey Pravato, Deputy Mayor Teresa Spinosa and Trustee Richard Begandy will all be on the ballot when Village elections are held on Tues., March 18. More...

Kids of Distinction Scholarship Program announced for 2014

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, together with Kids Helping Kids by Kids Way, Inc. co-founders Robert A.J. Eslick and Philip M. More...

 

People/Social

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•Receiving part-time honors for the fall 2013 semester at the State University of New York at Canton are Mieko O. Wooten of Farmingdale and Jason Licata of Massapequa.  More...

Air Force Airman Jessica G. Walker graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman Jessica G. Walker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Walker is the daughter of Joe Walker of Massapequa Park and a 2012 graduate of Massapequa High School.  More...

Mass. resident Daniel Flinn becomes commander of U.S. Power Squadrons District 3 March 15

Daniel Flinn, of Massapequa, will become commander of the United States Power Squadrons, District 3 (Long Island) at the Melville Marriott on March 15. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

From a rescue perspective, I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607  Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane  516-799-0770   More...

Obituaries

Kathleen Diane Holmes Appell, Massapequa resident, active St. Rose of Lima Church parishioner

Kathleen Diane Holmes Appell, a longtime resident of Massapequa and active parishioner at St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church, Massapequa, died March 5, 2014 in the hospital. She was 72 years old.  More...

Opinion

Winter concert expanded, not limited civil rights

GUEST EDITORIAL

In response to the recent letter to the editor (Jan. 1 - “Political correctness is eroding our rights under the Constitution” by Leni Yeswoit), I disagree with the comments stated. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Governor’s failure to call a special election is an outrage

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor:  More...