May 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Get your car beach stickers for the summer season

Town of Oyster Bay Councilman Joe Pinto reminds residents that seasonal beach stickers are now available for purchase, so that Town residents may get their beach stickers ahead of time and avoid the rush during the Memorial Day weekend, when some Tow More...

Incumbent Trustee Mark Epps faces challenge from Carolyn Dodd for seat on Amityville School Board

Amityville School Board Trustee Mark Epps is running for reelection and faces opposition from former teacher and ATA president Carolyn Dodd. The two square off in an election that also includes incumbent Trustees Lisa Johnson and Ronald A. More...

Weekend Events:

Saturday, May 17   •Town of Oyster Bay will be offering Summer Ice Hockey Instructional Program for ages three to six at the indoor Twon of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center in Bethpagefrom 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa School Board lauds 25 years of work with Make-a-Wish

Recently the Massapequa School Board marked Lockhart Elementary School’s 25 years of charitable service to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. More...

Grace scouts celebrate Scout Sunday

Scouts from Grace Day School, Massapequa joined scouts across the country in honor of Scout Sunday over the weekend. They participated in the mass service at Grace Episcopal Church in Massapequa.   More...

Maria Regina School students impress all with math skills

Seaford’s Maria Regina Math Bee was held recently. Mrs. McNamara, the math teacher, stands with winner Joseph Harrington and runner up Jenna Marullo. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770  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 15 •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Registration for Summer Ice Hockey for kids aged three to six, May 17 & 20

The Town of Oyster Bay will, once again, be offering a Summer Ice Hockey Instructional Program for ages three to six (born 2007-2010) at the indoor Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center in Bethpage, according to Town Councilman Chris J. More...

Community Jazz on May 17

The Armed Forces Day spring concert will be performed by the Seaford Community Jazz Band and Seaford Community Band, Sat., May 17, 7:30 p.m. at Seaford High School, 1575 Seaman’s Neck Rd., Seaford. Donations will be appreciated.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF NASSAU Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Plaintiff, against Hrvoje Sipina, Defendant(s). More...

School Budget and Trustee election results, 2014

Following are the unofficial results of school budget votes and Trustee elections, More...

New law requires carbon monoxide detectors in all new and existing commercial buildings in Nassau

N.C. Leg. Rose Marie Walker and the Nassau County Legislature recently announced the approval of a new lifesaving law that requires carbon monoxide detectors in all new and existing commercial buildings within Nassau County. More...

Four running for two seats in Massapequa

Candidates for the Massapequa School Board outlined their backgrounds and positions at a Meet the Candidates Night April 30. Running for reelection to three-year terms are Jane Ryan and Gary Bennett. More...

Two incumbent trustees and one newcomer vie for two seats on Plainedge School Board

Three candidates are seeking two seats on the Plainedge School Board: incumbents Catherine Flanagan and Debra Grieci face opposition from Mandy Breslow. More...

 

People/Social

Local athlete has breakout season at Rochester

Massapequa athlete Kathryn Maisch, a 1st All-League choice and member of the women’s lacrosse team at the University of Rochester, was named as honorable mention All-Liberty League after the 2014 season. More...

AMITYVILLE

Voters head to the polls Tues., May 20 to vote on their school budget and elect school board trustees. In some districts, additional propositions are also on the ballot.   More...

FARMINGDALE

The district is proposing a budget of $156.5 million, an increase of 2.03 percent or $3.1 million. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

It opened in early April, but May 7 was the official ribbon-cutting at Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists (CRES), a horse hospital for specialty services and critical care located at the backstretch of historic Belmont Racetrack. More...

Hot Laps

Opening night at Riverhead Raceway seemed like a family affair.  In the Nascar Modifieds, Shawn Solomito won both of the twin 30 features. However Vincent Biondolillo was the first of the clan to shine. In qualifying, he drew the pole. More...

Obituaries

Gilbert Frederick Goller, Massapequa resident, geologist and United States Army veteran

Gilbert Frederick Goller, a resident of Massapequa from the late 1960s to the 1990s, died March 29, 2014. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was 81 years old.  More...

Opinion

Voting is a civic obligation

EDITORIAL

Next week voters will have an opportunity to cast their votes on local school district budgets for the coming year and to select the individuals who will represent them on the school board. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Decision allowing prayer at municipal meetings is an affront to democracy

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor,  Whether someone or group of people are in a “situation” that they are uncomfortable with or offended by “words,” is not what truly is the problem.  More...