April 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa School Board gives a "thumbs down" to controversial sixth-grade move

Following more than three hours of discussion and debate, including an in-depth presentation by Superintendent of Schools Lucille Iconis, the Massapequa School Board voted not to accept the Advisory Task Force on Facilities recommendation to realign More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, May 2   •Long Island Banjo Society meeting at 8 p.m. VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. For information call 516-889-2184.  Saturday, May 3   More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

The first practice probably had less cars than anticipated, but the Easter holiday probably held driver participation and fan attendance down. Those drivers that did attend seemed to have their cars ready for the new season.  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Time for the blunt, annual reminder: Heartworm is horrible! Symptoms remain hidden until severe. Treatment is costly and dangerous. 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, May 1 More...

UCP to hold Golf Classic May 19

United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Suffolk will present its 25th Annual Golf Classic, sponsored by Arch Insurance Group, on Mon., May 19 at Glen Head Country Club in Glen Head.  More...

Temple B’nai Torah presents Adventures in Music May 5

Cantor Steven Sher presents Adventures in Music at Temple B’nai Torah made possible by the generosity of Ed Kliegman and the Kliegman Fund. A light lunch will be served.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

REVISED NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION AMITYVILLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWNS OF BABYLON, SUFFOLK COUNTY AND OYSTER BAY, NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIV More...

Local blood drive set - Free Access

There will be a blood drive at Berner Middle School on Tuesday, May 13th from 3:00 to 8:00.  Walk ins are welcome. For more information call Mrs. Glynn at (516) 708-5700.  One hour of you time can save three lives.  More...

Massapequa Park Village to adopt new budget this week

New spending plan calls for tax increase of 1.3 percent

The Massapequa Park Village Board presented its budget for the upcoming 2014-15 fiscal year at a recently held public hearing and is scheduled to approve it this week.  The budget calls for a tax increase of 1.3 percent, which Mayor Jeffrey Prav More...

All safe following search after bomb scare call at Amityville High School

Amityville Village and Suffolk County Police evacuated the Amityville Memorial High School Thurs., April 24, after receiving a call in which an individual said there was a bomb in the school.  Police immediately responded to the school and did a More...

 

People/Social

Venditto attends Classic Oldies Show

N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto recently attended a Classic Oldies Show honoring the Columbus Lodge Order of Sons of Italy in America, the Knights of Columbus and the Massapequa Chamber of Commerce for all the community service that they provide. More...

Nassau Fire District Association dinner graced by our leaders

Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto and N.C. Leg. More...

Library

LIBRARY NEWS

Massapequa • www.massapequalibrary.org.  •On Thurs., May 1, 1 p.m., the Harbor Lane Library will hold its biannual Writing Our Stories Literary Tea. More...

Obituaries

William A. Eldard, longtime educator and former assistant superintendent of schools in Massapequa

William A. Eldard, a longtime educator and former assistant superintendent of schools in Massapequa, died in Kennebunk, Maine on March 30, 2014. He was 89 years old.  More...

Opinion

When people care for the environment, the environment responds resoundingly

The strength and resiliency of our environment is a source of hope and inspiration. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Space Advisory Committee in Massapequa should be a well for many ideas

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor:  The situation in the Massapequa School District is and will be in continuous change for several years. To make definitive commitments on school configurations is a difficult one. More...