April 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Plainedge schools review staffing projections for 2014-15 budget

At the March 13 meeting of the Plainedge Board of Education, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edward Salina laid out enrollment and subsequent staffing projections for the 2014-15 school year. More...

Leg. Venditto supports L.I. Cares Food Drive

N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto joined with Long Island Cares Executive Director Paule Pachter to promote and participate in the food drive to stock the Long Island Cares-Harry Chapin Food Bank. More...

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Schools/Sports

Mass. Mustangs announce football registration dates

The Massapequa Mustangs will be holding football registration for the 2014 season on the following days:  More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Golden Retrievers may hold the key to all canine cancers. Morris Animal Foundation’s “Golden Retriever Lifetime Study” is a groundbreaking effort to learn how to prevent cancer and other diseases. 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, April 10 More...

“Waste Not Want Not” at Farmingdale State College

Fourth educational field day to benefit the Sustainable Garden

On Sat., April 12, Farmingdale State College’s Department of Urban Horticulture and Design will host ‘Waste Not Want Not.’ This educational day runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. More...

First hazardous waste collection April 12

The first of eight 2014 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal (S.T.O.P.- Stop Throwing Out Pollutants), Electronic Waste (e-waste) and Drug Collection programs for Oyster Bay Town residents is scheduled for Sat., April 12 and will be held at the Old Bet More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

FARMINGDALE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT Farmingdale, NY NOTICE TO BIDDERS Description: FLEXIBLE SPENDING/ DEPENDENT CARE ACCOUNT ADMINISTRATOR Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Educatio More...

Farmingdale discusses Common Core and impact of tax cap

Once again, the issue of the Common Core curriculum and standards took center stage at a recent Farmingdale School Board meeting. More...

Michael Venditto announces candidacy for 8th Senate seat; to face Dave Denenberg in November

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An energetic and enthusiastic crowd assembled at Massapequa American Legion Post 1066 as New York Senate candidate and Nassau County Legislature from Massapequa Michael Venditto kicked off his campaign with a spirited rally on Sat., March 15. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, April 11   •Massapequa Mustangs registration online anytime at www.mustangpride.com, in person at the Mustang Equipment Building in the back of John Burns Park from 7 to 9 p.m.  •Free blood pressure readings will be given More...

 

People/Social

Ralph Mirando of N. Mass. named partner at UHY LLP

Ralph Mirando of North Massapequa has been named partner at UHY LLP, a certified public accounting firm. More...

Conklin House hosts one-man art show featuring Ed Bates

Edward Stephenson Bates, a self-taught artist with natural born talent and national acclaim, will be featured at the The Nathaniel Conklin House one-man art show Fri., April 25, 26 and 27. The Conklin House is at 280 Deer Park Ave., Babylon.  More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa523 Central Avenue516-798-4607 Massapequa Park40 Harbor Lane516-799-0770www.massapequalibrar y.org. More...

Obituaries

Lillian F. Ford, Massapequa resident, former medical employee

Mrs. Lillian F. Ford, a resident of Massapequa and a longtime former employee with the medical practice of Drs. Bures, Rosenmann and Wanerman when they were in Amityville, died March 6, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bethpage. More...

Opinion

Saladino speaks up for LI in the New York State Assembly

EDITORIAL

Kudos go out to Assemblyman Joe Saladino (9th District) who recently defended our local Long Island school districts on thefloor of the Assembly asking tough and pointed questions about the state’s school aid formula of Ways and Means Committee More...

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Reader response to editorial on emergency care facility

Dear Editor:  More...