August 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Bill for complete cleanup of Grumman plume now on governor's desk

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation would be required to create a report outlining a plan to hydraulically contain and remediate the Navy Grumman plume before it moves further south into the Massapequa water supply and out int More...

Police seek public's help in apprehending thief

Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying the pictured subject in connection with a grand larceny, which occurred in Massapequa, Thurs., April 24, 2014, at approximately 4:50 p.m. More...

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Schools/Sports

Farmingdale High School students raises cyberbulling awareness

Students from Farmingdale High School and the Farmingdale School District’s Howitt Middle School recently created an anti-cyberbullying awareness program to teach their peers about internet safety and the vices of bullying.The students were ins More...

Kathy Hart and Joe Williams honored at SCOPE Awards ceremony

Farmingdale School District Transportation Supervisor Joe Williams and Director of Information Services Kathy Hart were recently honored at the 13th Annual SCOPE School District Awards Ceremony in Holbrook. More...

MHS Varsity Lacrosse win NYS Class A Championship

N.C. Legislators Michael Venditto and Rose Walker recently joined together to honor the Massapequa High School’s varsity lacrosse team, winners of the New York State Class A State Championship.   More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607   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, August 14 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Clear your mind at the Meditation and Ethical Living retreat Aug. 30

A meditation retreat entitled Meditation and Ethical Living – Keys to Spiritual Growth will be offered Sat., Aug. 30, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Science of Spirituality Meditation Center, 79 County Line Rd., Amityville. More...

ToBay to host College Soccer Challenge and Youth Soccer Fest event August 17

Matchups of premier northeast college soccer teams will take place in the Town of Oyster Bay, Town Councilman Joe Pinto announced. The Town will host a College Soccer Challenge and Youth Soccer Festival Sun., Aug. More...

Legals - Free Access

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SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF NASSAU THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK TRUST COMPANY, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK N.A. More...

MFD fights Lois Place blaze

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Hats off to another great summer festival in Massapequa Park

The Massapequa Park summer festival was held beneath cloudy skies on Sat., Aug. 2, but on Sunday the clouds cleared up just in time to bring hundreds to Park Boulevard and Front Street for the annual event.  More...

Shootout for Soldiers event a success

24 hours, 1 game, 1 goal. Support our troops.  That is the motto for the Shootout for Soldiers event that took place on July 24 and 25 at Field of Dreams Park in Massapequa.  More...

WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, August 15   • Line Dancing with Sherry Palencia at Massapequa 40 Harbor Lane library 516-799-0770.  • The Massapequa 523 Central Avenue library will have a drop in Science class for ages 5-10. More...

 

People/Social

Kids Adopt A Shelter holds second fundraiser Fashion Show

Pictured above are Nassau County Legislator Michael Venditto and members of Kids Adopt A Shelter at the Massapequa Petco More...

Amatolli family welcomes twins

Christine and Mike Amatolli, of White Plains, New York, announced the birth of their twins, daughter Maya Marie and son Michael John “MJ,” who were born July 7, 2014. More...

Massapequa’s Hector Marmol has flawless 2014 season

Hector Marmol, of Massapequa, is a first baseman for the Monroe College Mustangs and has been awarded the prestigious NJCAA’s Division I Rawlings Gold Glove Award for his flawless 2014 season.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

About 20 years ago I called a retired K-9 police officer in Florida to talk to him about his Standard Schnauzer, a top explosives dog who had been re-trained to sniff out deadly melanoma in people. More...

Hot Laps

Consistency is the word that marked the action at Riverhead Raceway on Aug. 2, 2014.  The threat of rain was constant all day and night, but the racing gods were with the competitors and the program was completed.  More...

Obituaries

Morgan Michael Owens, Navy veteran, radio telegraph operator

Morgan Michael Owens, Sr., a resident of Newton, New Jersey (formerly of Massapequa), died July 9, 2014 in Newton. He was 88 years old.  Mr. Owens was born in Corona, New York on May 13, 1926 to Joseph and Anna (Cassen) Owens. More...

Opinion

Hatred has blinded the world to what is really happening in the Middle East

Israel is a half a world away, but the unfolding of a violent history there, over and over again, has taken its toll on the senses and the hearts of peace and freedom-loving people. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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The sound of music makes summer sweeter

We attended the outdoor concert in Babylon Village Aug. 1 and listened to the wonderful entertainment provided by Massapequa’s Tony Ventieri whose band, Piece of the Rock, put on a great performance. More...