May 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Weekend Events:

Friday, May 9 • Linda Rendina will offer ankle bracelet craft for teens and tweens at 4:15 p.m. at the Central Avenue Library, 523 Central Avenue, 516- 798-4607. More...

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Schools/Sports

Farmingdale Firehawks Football luncheon held at Carlyle on the Green

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone recently attended the Farmingdale Firehawks Football luncheon at Carlyle on the Green, Bethpage State Park, in Farmingdale. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

Rain aborted and/ or shortened all racing activity over last weekend. At Riverhead Raceway, rain delayed what would have been a five-hour session to approximately two, according to reports. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

At times the most desirable purebred dog in a public shelter is more vulnerable than an inconspicuous dog. Everyone who sees the Basset puppy or the Afghan Hound wants him. “Everyone” is not equipped to handle him. More...

Obituaries

Edward J. “Woody” Kennedy, former Town parks commissioner and U.S. Marine Corp veteran

Edward J. “Woody” Kennedy, 72, the former parks commissioner for the Town of Oyster Bay, died Thursday in his Massapequa home. Kennedy served as parks commissioner for 16 years under three different Town supervisors. More...

Opinion

Massapequa School controversy is a sign of a healthy community

EDITORIAL

There are two things we’d like to say to the community at the outset of this editorial about the current debate in Massapequa Schools concerning the proposal to move sixth graders into the middle school. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Lawmaker applauds moms for all the work they do

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

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Plainedge baseball no longer the underdog

Plainedge baseball seems to get a kick out of playing the underdog role. “Last year we were a 13-seed and the year before we were a 16-seed,” said second-year head coach Colin Fratrik. “Your goal is to just make the playoffs. More...

Fundraiser BB game held at MHS raises $3,400

Three was a lucky number for the Massapequa High School varsity basketball “family.” The Third Annual Alumni Basketball Game held in Massapequa High School’s gymnasium tripled its fundraising efforts by raising $3,400 for the Lustga More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa veterans remember America's heroes

Massapequa American Legion Post 1066 recently donated bicycles to Northport VA Hospital. Members of the Post went to the hospital to present the bikes on April 18. More...

Robert P. Holohan graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman Robert P. Holohan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Holohan is the son of Robert W. and Patricia Holohan of Massapequa and the grandson of Robert M. More...

Amityville School Board proposes "Beautify Amityville" day in memory of Superintendent John Williams

When Amityville School Board member Dr. Kathleen Corbett was trying to think of a proper way to memorialize Superintendent John Williams Ed.D., who died Feb. 4, 2014, she remembered the first time she met Dr. Williams. 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 8 More...

Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach May 24

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach are pleased to announce that VIP seating is now available in the Jones Beach Chalet. More...

Blood drive set for May 13

There will be a blood drive at Berner Middle School on Tues., May 13 from 3 to 8 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call Mrs. Glynn at 516-708-5700. One hour of your time can save three lives. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

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