July 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

P'edge schools swear in board members; select new bank for energy contract

The Plainedge School Board met last week, swearing in its newly reelected members and giving the oaths of office to school officials. More...

WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, July 18 •Computer kindergarten for Grownups from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This is slow-paced for first-time computer users. Lindenhurst library, One Lee Ave., 957-7755. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

THE GRADUATES

Farmingdale High School

The Farmingdale School District held its commencement ceremony for the Farmingdale High School Class of 2014 at Hofstra University’s David S. Mack Sports & Exhibition Complex on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. More...

The Graduates

Plainedge High School

Parents, siblings, extended family, friends and peers gathered at Hofstra University on June 26 to honor the Class of 2014 during Plainedge High School’s commencementceremony.Theceremony was laced with special performances and speeches from the More...

THE GRADUATES

Massapequa High School

On a day as bright as their futures, 646 Massapequa High School students transitioned from seniors to graduates as they walked across the stage at Hofstra University’s David S. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770 www.massapequalibrar y.org More...

Obituaries

Lorraine Newman-Brooks, singer and owner of hair salon in Massapequa

After a career as a singer and a colorful life that crossed paths with such historical notables as Charles Lindbergh and Norman Rockwell, Lorraine Newman Brooks moved to Massapequa where she opened a beauty salon, became involved in several local org More...

Opinion

“Old Headlines from the MASSAPEQUA POST”

May 12, 1960

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To raise sales tax $$$ you need to raise consumer confidence

Both Nassau and Suffolk counties reported this week that the amount of sales tax generated to date this year is far short of what their budget projections were. More...

A quick but fruitless effort to evade the law

After reading a police report of an arrest last week, two things came to my mind. First, you can’t make this stuff up. Second, the subject, Jason Quick, was anything but. More...

Two charged in July 3rd Farmingdale robbery

The Nassau County Police Department’s Second Squad arrested two subjects in connection with a robbery that took place July 3 in Farmingdale. More...

 

People/Social

Alexa Smoller’s hurricane preparedness project displayed at PSEG Long Isand forum

New York State Senate candidate, Leg. Michael Venditto, welcomed Girl Scout Alexa Smoller to his PSEG Long Island forum. At the forum, a representative from PSEG Long Island spoke to the audience and answered questions about the utility company. More...

Alexander Schmidt receives Eagle Court of Honor

N.C. Legs. Michael Venditto and Rose Marie Walker recently attended the Eagle Court of Honor for New Eagle Scout Alexander Schmidt, Troop 261 Farmingdale, hosted at the Farmingdale Public Library. More...

Two Lockhart students tie for first in “Ought To Be A Law” competition

Kyle Benkert and Connor Kelly, students at Massapequa’s Lockhart Elementary School, were recently awarded a first place tie in Senator Kemp Hannon’s 2014 “There Ought To Be A Law” competition. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

There were plenty of fireworks and competitive action before the scheduled pyrotechnics display at Riverhead Raceway July 5, 2014. 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, July 17 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

VFW to pay tribute to those who fought in Korean War July 27

Richard Begandy, commander of the Peter F. Colleran VFW Post 7763, announced that the VFW Post will pay tribute to those who so gallantly fought in the Korean War. More...

Kids Adopt a Shelter to hold Pet Adoption Fashion Show July 19

Kids Adopt a Shelter’s Second Annual Pet Adoption Fashion Show will be held Sat., July 19, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Massapequa Petco, 5500 Sunrise Hwy., Massapequa. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT –COUNTY OF NASSAUWELLS FARGO BANK,N.A., Plaintiff againstBARBARA DOUGLAS, etal Defendant(s).Pursuant to a Judgment ofForeclosure and Sale entered on May 29, 2014.I, the undersigned Refereewill sell at public auction inthe Calendar More...

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