June 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Bethpage Plume: MWD officials hope for best but prepare for the worst

The threat of the Bethpage plume reaching the Massapequa Water District and contaminating its water is forcing the district to take action. More...

Residents, beware of Asian long-horned Beetle

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella is asking residents to keep an eye out for the presence of destructive Asian longhorned beetles. More...

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Schools/Sports

Farmingdale honors it High School Wall of Fame Committee alumni

The Farmingdale School District and Farmingdale High School Wall of Fame Committee recently honored distinguished and talented Farmingdale High School alumni during its 2014 Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Mon., April 28 at Farmingdale High School More...

Massapequa boys lacrosse heads to County final

Farmingdale…Massapequa.  It is tough to find a rivalry more heated than the Dalers and the Chiefs. Throw on the line a spot in the County, and there is true potential for making history.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

As anticipation mounts about whether California Chrome can capture the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes this Saturday, let’s not forget that August Belmont Sr., patriarch of the prominent Babylon family, is the namesake of both the event and More...

Hot Laps

On Memorial Day weekend, it was obvious that the drivers had parties on their mind with the speed with which the program ended.  More...

Obituaries

Thomas McGuckin, North Massapequa resident, NYC detective

Thomas McGuckin, a retired New York City detective and resident of North Massapequa, died April 14, 2014 following a lung transplant. He was 73 years old .  More...

Opinion

Share the excitement of the end of yet another school year

The school year is winding down, youngsters are taking theirfinal tests, graduates are ready to look to the future, whether it is heading off to college or to a new job, and summer is on its way.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Writer remembers D-Day and those who fought

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor:  As news headlines report the Veteran’s Affairs scandal, we remember the veterans from World War II.  On this 70th anniversary of D-Day June 6, 1944, when the allied invasion of military troops began in the early morning More...

MPK Village Board approves new stop sign

Adhering to the request of residents in the area, the Massapequa Park Village Board unanimously voted to install a four-way stop sign at the intersection of Rockne Avenue and Linden Street. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, June 6   • Long Island Banjo Society meeting at 8 p.m. VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission. Listen, sing and dance to banjo music. Beginners, advanced and professionals are invited to play along. More...

 

People/Social

Saladino and Nassau Libraries honor best-selling American history author and TV morning show host Brian Kilmeade

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino presented Brian Kilmeade, the best-selling author of George Washington’s Secret Six:The Spy Ring that Saved the Ameri- can Revolution, with an official New York State Assembly citation at a Library Directors event wh More...

Seaford school teacher Lauren Gibbons published in Voices from the Middle

Lauren Gibbons, seventh- and eighth-grade English language arts teacher at Seaford’s St. More...

Please meet the 2014 local scholars

•Vincent Alibrandi of Massapequa Park and Kelly Curren of Massapequa have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester at Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  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, June 5 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Fortune telling, Chinese auction and more at Last Hope Animal Rescue’s Psychic Night fundraiser

Last Hope Animal Rescue is holding a Psychic Night fundraiser, Sat., June 28 with Psychic Medium Gina Simone. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and readings begin at 7:30 p.m.  More...

Free workshop for families dealing with autism, June 26

ABA & Beyond - How Family Dynamics May Contribute to “Typical” Behavioral Challenges will be offered by the Family Service League and the Family Center for Autism. This free workshop is for parents of children on the autism spectrum. More...

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Public Notices

MASSAPEQUA PUBLIC SCHOOLS BUSINESS OFFICE 4925 MERRICK ROAD MASSAPEQUA, NEW YORK 11758-6297 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE MASSAPEQUA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTI More...