November 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

MWD Commish Tom Hand joins in energy discussion with PSEG officials

Massapequa Water District Commissioners Thomas Hand and Raymond Averna, who are Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA) 1st vice president and 2nd vice president, respectively, were recently among Long Island commissioners servi More...

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Saturday, November 15   • FOOD DRIVE - players and cheerleaders of the Massapequa Mustangs Senior Travel Football team will hold a food collection drive between 1-4 pm. at the equipment building in the back of John J. Burns Park.  More...

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Schools/Sports

Open house for Town Pre-School Program

Town of Oyster Bay residents who are looking for a pre-school program for their children are invited to attend an open house at one of the Town’s two pre-schools, located in Woodbury at the Syosset-Woodbury Community Center and in Massapequa at More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Yet another Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) clue in the Babylon mystery explained! Now we know what happened to the former kennels, and the precise date they disappeared.  More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770  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, November 13 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Wildlife Through the Seasons display at South Shore Audubon Society meeting

Wildlife Through the Seasons: A Journey Through the Lens of a Nature Photographer will be presented by Lloyd Spitalnik at the South Shore Audubon Society Meeting, Tues., Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. at the Freeport Memorial Library, 144 W. Merrick Rd. More...

Kick up your feet for a cause November 21

A night of line dancing to benefit Last Hope’s Veterinary Fund will be held Fri., Nov. 21, 7 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC HEARING CALENDAR NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING BY THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 246, Article III, Section 246-18-E of the Code of the Town of Oyster Bay, notice is hereby given that More...

Venditto and Republicans win big on Long Island

Change occurs on all levels of government and in every one of life’s arenas. More...

MPK Village refinances bonds, saves taxpayers $100K

The Village of Massapequa Park has refinanced $2.7 million in bonds, saving taxpayers more than $100,000 over their lifetimes.  More...

Massapequa man gets new lease on life from "angel" from Idaho

Daniel Gold, a resident of Massapequa, was in desperate need of a kidney. The 69-year-old husband and father was on the list to receive a kidney from a deceased donor, but he was running out of time.  More...

 

People/Social

Jovhann Egalite of Massapequa competes for miss Teen New York Title

Jovhann Egalite, of Massapequa, was recently selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Teen New York pageant competition that will take place Sun., Nov. 16. More...

IN THE NEWS

Town of Oyster Bay Councilman Chris J. Coschignano (left) recently presented a citation and a recognition award to former Oyster Bay Town Councilman Louis G. More...

Massapequa H.S. student Jake Rosemblum improves lives of at-risk youth

Massapequa High School junior Jake Rosenblum is improving the lives of at-risk youth, one pair of sneakers at a time. More...

Obituaries

Sister Elizabeth Stringer, O.P., former teacher at St. John the Baptist High School in West Islip

Sister Elizabeth Stringer, O.P., who served in St. John the Baptist High School in West Islip from when the Diocese opened the high school in 1968, died Nov. 3, 2014, after a short illness. More...

Opinion

Shoppers, support your local merchants

We are heading to the biggest shopping season of the year and we remind our readers of the importance of “shopping locally.” Your local merchants are the same people you go to for sponsorship for the local athletic teams and food pantry d More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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The urgent need to preserve the Tomahawk Missile System

Congress recently rejected the White House’s attempt to kill off one of this country’s most storied missile technologies.  The Senate defense committee instead approved a 2015 draft bill adding nearly $80 million for production of To More...