September 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Camp Invention comes to Massapequa High School

Camp Invention, held at Massapequa High School, had a guest speaker Thurs., Aug. 14 when Raymond Damadian, who is responsible for the development of the MRI, visited the Camp kids to inspire curiosity about STEM innovation.  More...

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, September 19   •Shabbat LaNeshama 7:45 p.m. All are welcome at this service of gentle, soothing contemplative music. Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., Roslyn Heights, 516-621-6800, www.mysinai.org. More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa’s Grace Students analyze carbon footprints

Is your home green? What is the carbon footprint of your business? What can you do to make your workplace more eco-friendly? More...

Farmingdale SD honors contributions of retiree Elizabeth Garavuso

The Farmingdale School District honored the outstanding contributions made by Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Garavuso, principal of Northside Elementary School. Garavuso retired at the end of the 2013-2014 school year.  More...

Massapequa’s McKenna and Birch Lane schools raise money for autism awareness

In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, McKenna and Birch Lane elementary schools raised nearly $1,200, or $553 and $591 respectively, for Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to researching the causes, treatments and eventual cure for autism. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa 523 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, September 18  •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Get a rush of Vegas at the Twilight Cabaret Sept. 27

Want to spend a night in Las Vegas listening to great cabaret music…without traveling to Nevada? St. William’s 4th Annual Twilight Cabaret, Sat., Sept. 27, will bring that cabaret jazz-club evening to Seaford.  More...

Italian heritage night Sept. 24

Captain Kathy Mazza Lodge #2163A Order Sons of Italy in America will hold its night of Italian history and culture with Salvatore LaGumina, noted historian and author, who will discuss Italian heritage. The event will be held Wed., Sept. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Rich Clothing, LLC filed with the SSNY on 5/13/2014. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated for service of process. More...

East Lake homeowners bring flooding issues to MPK Village Board

A frustrated and angry group of homeowners came to Massapequa Park Village Hall about flooding that repeatedly occurs along East Lake Avenue. More...

Venditto and Denenberg battle records on taxes

N.C. Leg. More...

The rUNDEAD for Special Olympics returns

Zombies plus runners equals one fun fundraiser.  The rUNDEAD 5k is a special run put on by Special Olympics New York and will be hosted at Brady Park off Lakeshore Drive in Massapequa Park on Nov. 8.  More...

 

People/Social

Farmingdale students become "Wellness Warriors"

Fourth-grade students in the Farmingdale School District’s Woodward Parkway Elementary School recently launched a school-wide Wellness Warriors initiative with the assistance from music teacher and certified health coach Eric Hulse. More...

St. William the Abbot welcomes students back

Mrs. Hettler's kindergarten class at St. William the Abbot School in Seaford is hard at work during the first week of school. More...

Saladino and Venditto join officials to promote drug free awareness at Marjorie Post

In their ongoing effort to end the scourge of drug abuse on Long Island, Assemblyman Joseph Saladino, Leg. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

Brian Savoy was named the National Demolition Derby Champion for the second year in a row at Riverhead Raceway on Sept. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

The Buddy Program at Hempstead Town Shelter is a “quadruple win” (which is twice as good as a win/win) because it benefits the dogs, adopters, staff and volunteers.  More...

Obituaries

Sister Cora Marie Sprolle, teacher at Our Lady of Lourdes School, Massapequa Park

Sister Cora Marie Sprolle, O.P., taught in Catholic elementary schools in Amityville, Massapequa and Lindenhurst.  Sister Cora Marie Sprolle of the Sisters of St. Dominic in Amityville died Sept. 9, 2014. More...

Opinion

Public official in Suffolk makes a brave and difficult decision

EDITORIAL

Across the County line, Babylon Town Supervisor Richard Schaffer, who is also the Suffolk County Democratic leader, made a difficult decision to bring into the public purview issues involving Democratic Town Leader Bob Stricoff and questions about hi More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY

I am so very proud of our parks system and all we have to offer in our great County.This fall we have an action-packed lineup. More...