March 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Plainedge School Board goes over budget proposals

The Plainedge Board of Education covered a number of topics at its Feburary meeting, including the 2014-15 curriculum and other budgets. More...

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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...

Obituaries

Mildred Callahan, Massapequa Park resident, actress

Mildred Callahan, a longtime Massapequa Park resident who began a successful acting career in her 80s, died following a brief illness on March 4, 2014. She was 86 years old. More...

Opinion

New York State regs are chaotic and disruptive

It is disconcerting to hear that a proposal for a freestanding medical emergency center is not going to reach fruition. More...

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Not all political office vacancies are equal

Dear Editor, Recently, in several newspapers, including the Massapequa Post (Mr. Budnick 03/12/14), there has been criticism of Governor Cuomo for failing to hold special elections for vacant State Senate and Assembly seats. More...

Breaking News - 3/28/2014 4:45 PM

Police find grenade in package in South Farmingdale - Free Access

Nassau County police report the details of a suspicious package containing a hand grenade that was found today in South Farmingdale. More...

MPK Village schedules budget hearing

Massapequa Park has scheduled a public hearing regarding its budget for the upcoming fiscal year. That hearing will take place at Village Hall on Wed., April 16 at 8 p.m. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, March 28 • Jester puppet drop in craft will be offered for ages three to six at the Central Avanue Library. 523 Central Avenue, Massapequa 516-798-4607. •Long Island Banjo Society meeting at 8 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

IN THE NEWS

Farmingdale High School student Minhal Ahmed has been named as a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship competition. Minhal is one of 15,000 students across the country to receive this honor. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Move over, Morris. The orange cats at the country home of Winston Churchill have a better gig going. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa523 Central Avenue516-798-4607 Massapequa Park40 Harbor Lane516-799-0770 More...

Events & Calendar

Bird Walk set in Massapequa Preserve

Join the South Shore Audubon Society for a bird walk at the Massapequa Preserve, Sun, March 30, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Walk leaders and other birders and nature enthusiasts will be happy to share their knowledge and experience with you. More...

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 27 More...

North Massapequa Fire Department Semi-Annual Blood and Bone Marrow Drive April 8

The North Massapequa Fire Department will be hosting the organization’s Semi-Annual Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Registration, Tues., April 8, 3:30 to 8:30 p.m.at the North Massapequa Fire Department’s Headquarters, 1000 Broadway, North Ma More...

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Public Notices

Notice of formation of Trevi Associates LLC, a limitedliability company. Articlesof organization filed withthe Secretary of State ofNew York, (SSNY) on December 17, 2013. Office islocated in Nassau County.SSNY has been designatedas agent of the LLC. More...