June 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Temple Sinai of Massapequa hosts Andrew Gross, political advisor for the Israel Consulate of NY

In celebration of Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel Independence Day, Temple Sinai of Massapequa hosted a representative of the Israel Consulate. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

The color dilemma

Most of us have been there, done that—perusing paint chips for days on end, selecting a few colors, applying them to the walls and hating the results. More...

Quality counts

If you have been gardening for years, you probably have a shed or garage full of all the right tools. If you are just starting, you may need some tools, and to get your money’s worth, you should shop smart. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work.” - Anatole France (1844-1924) 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 12 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.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...

Escape the heat with ice skating

Town of Oyster Bay residents are invited to “Learn to Skate” this summer by registering for skating lessons at the Town of Oyster Bay’s Ice Skating Center, 1001 Stewart Ave., Bethpage, according to Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation, Lyra’sLaundry, LLC Articles ofOrganization have beenfiled with Secretary of Stateof NY (SSNY) on 5/9/2014.Office Location: Nassau.SSNY designated for service of process. More...

Hundreds attend dedication of Massapequa's Towers of Freedom

As the Ceremonial Honor Guard made its way through the Freedom Memorial Plaza at John J. Burns Park on May 24, a young girl floated through the nearby playground, skipping along, high on the colorful play set. More...

Nassau County lawmakers work to come together on issue of transparency

Prompted by a resolution filed by the Nassau County Democratic minority, which itself was prompted by the work of a local citizen, the Nassau County Legislature adopted a new policy requiring that an online archive of taped legislative meetings and t More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, June 13 • Massapequa Mustangs football registration from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. To learn about the Massapequa Mustangs please visit our website at www.mustangpride.com or call us at 516-798-7873. More...

 

People/Social

Please meet the 2014 local scholars

•Katherine Anderson, of Massapequa Park, received a bachelor of science on May 18 at commencement of Dominican College of Blauvelt, Orangement, New York. More...

Senator Hannon salutes “youth leadership” award winner Liam O’Connor

Senator Kemp Hannon congratulates Liam O’Connor, of Plainedge High School, who was recently named a winner of Hannon’s “ Youth Leadership” Award. More...

Child Safety Seat Check at Marjorie R. Post in Massapequa

N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto, along with N.C. traffic educator Christopher Mistron, recently held a Child Safety Seat Check at Marjorie R. More...

Obituaries

Peter Urso, North Massapequa resident, member of the AMVETS and American Legion in Massapequa, veteran

by Carolyn James Peter Urso, a resident of North Massapequa for 31 years, died May 31, 2014. He was 77 years old. More...

Opinion

We need to put the federal tuition assistance loan program to the test

Cadillac college educations being provided by the Federal government in the form of student loans to many who cannot afford them are driving up the cost of higher education and placing a heavy burden on young people. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

New York’s governor may be guilty of bribery

GUEST EDITORIAL

Late last month, the far-left Working Families Party (WFP) nearly dumped Andrew Cuomo in favor of an insurgent liberal candidate at their party convention, but Cuomo saved himself with a last-minute pact brokered by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?