October 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, October 10   • The library will have Come Out and Play for ages 2-5 with an adult. Farmingdale Library, 116 Merritts Rd., 516- 249-9090.  • North Massapequa Fire Department Fire Safety Day from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. More...

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Hot Laps

Thefinal week of the 2014 Riverhead Raceway season featured a 40-lapper for the INEX Legend Division and Enduros.  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“New York Behind the Scenes” is a fascinating noncredit course at NYU, perfect for perpetual learners. 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, October 9 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Normal sanitation and S.O.R.T. recycling collections on Columbus Day

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone reminds residents that there will be normal sanitation and S.O.R.T. recycling collections on Columbus Day, Mon., Oct. 13.  More...

White Houseflorist designer to speak at Mass. Garden Club meeting

White Housefloral designer Frank Lazzaro will be the featured guest speaker at the Massapequa Park Garden Club’s Oct. 15 meeting. Lazzaro’s program, called a Floral Seminar and White House Tour, is open to the public at no charge.  More...

Opinion

One community makes greater effort to curb distracted drivers

Five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Readers responded to an online poll that asked if they believed the beheading of an American woman in Moore, Oklahoma Sept. 26 was an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged person acting alone.  More...

Pete King challenged by Patricia Maher

Voters on Long Island will have the opportunity to cast their vote for New York’s 2nd Congressional District Tues., Nov. 4. More...

Six Massapequa Schools recognized by NYS Education Department

Six out of nine schools in the Massapequa School District were named “Reward Schools” by New York State Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. in recognition of high student achievement or growth.  More...

 

People/Social

Carl Mistron celebrates his 100th

Carl Mistron of Farmingdale celebrated his 100th birthday recently. On Mon., Sept. 22, N.C. Legs. Rose Marie Walker and Michael Venditto presented Mistron with a Legislative Citation as a point of personal privilege in the Peter J. More...

Connor Goss off to Lafayette

Connor Goss of Massapequa has joined Lafayette College's Class of 2018, the highestquality academic and most diverse class in Lafayette's history. Connor is a graduate of Kellenberg Memorial High School.   More...

Honor your favorite veteran

On Nov. 5, the Post will run a special Salute to Our Veterans. We are asking readers to submit photos of their "favorite veteran" for publication in that edition. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607   More...

Obituaries

Bette B. Ludwig, Massapequa resident and mother of nine, at 87 years old

For most of her adult life, Bette Ludwig would “philosophize” spreading words of wit and wisdom to her children, grandchildren, friends and family.  More...

Olga Whalen, Amityvlle School teachers aide

Mrs. Olga Whalen, a resident of Amityville and a former teacher’s aide in the Amityville School District, died Aug. 6, 2014 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home, Amityville. She was 87 years old.  Mrs. Whalen was born on Nov. More...

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS FARMINGDALE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT Notice is hereby given that SEALED BIDS for: FARMINGDALE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT WINDOW REPLACEMENT AT WOODWARD PARKWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SED No. More...