January 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa School Board to consider hiring former superintendent to help in negotiations

The Massapequa School Board will be holding a meeting tomorrow, Thurs., Jan. 15. The meeting was postponed from last week.  More...

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Schools/Sports

David Schector commended for PSAT performance

Massapequa High School senior David Schector was recognized by the National Merit® Scholarship Program with a Letter of Commendation for high achievement based on his performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT More...

Farmingdale H.S. inducts two seniors into the National Merit Scholarship Program

Farmingdal e High School recently announced that seniors Julia R. Piraino and Griffin S. Rhein have been named semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  More...

Plainedge students take part in art project mural

Every student at Schwarting Elementary School in the Plainedge School District took part in an arts in education project to design a school mural.  The mural was outlined by the PTA in conjunction with collaborators from the company The Art Spot More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Events & Calendar

Sanitation reminders for Oyster Bay Town residents

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano reminds residents that there are some important rules to remember when it comes to putting out the garbage.   More...

Oyster Bay Town Clerk brochure now available

Oyster Bay Town Clerk James Altadonna Jr. advises residents that the Town has available an informative brochure about his office and the duties therein, which is available to residents both in print and online.  More...

Receiver Stefanich: Residents may pay taxes online

Town of Oyster Bay Receiver of Taxes James J. More...

Opinion

Grumman plume is a Long Island problem that must be addressed at regional level

The precious water we enjoy here on Long Island for drinking, bathing, swimming,fishing, boating, clamming, kayaking, sailing, water skiing and other activities knows no municipal boundaries, county lines nor regional preferences. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Positive steps, but more work is needed on Grumman Plume

The recent signing by Governor Cuomo of a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Saladino to hydraulically contain the Navy/Grumman Groundwater plume is a significant step in properly addressing this environmental threat to our public water supply.This bill r More...

Police quickly resolve issue that led to lockdown at Massapequa High School

Results of a police investigation that led to the lockdown of Massapequa High School and the cancellation of the school board meeting has determined that there was no danger to the public, according to a Nassau County Police spokesman.  More...

Lisa Anselmo of Massapequa promoted at Cablevision

Lisa Anselmo, vice president, corporate communications at Cablevision, has been promoted and will report to Charles Schueler, Cablevision’s executive vice president of media and community relations. In this position, Ms. More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, January 16   •Central Avenue Library Massapequa Knitting 101 Craft with Alice Azoulay. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa supports cub scouts fundraising efforts

Massapequa cub scouts of Pack 696 launched a fundraising campaign for the end of 2014 by having their popcorn sale at IGA on Park Boulevard over the past few weeks. More...

South Oaks Hospital wins “People’s Choice Award” at annual Chefs Auction

The Annual March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction held Oct. More...

Fr. Walter installed as rector at Grace Episcopal Church

The voices of the Grace Church adult and youth choirs and Trinity-St. John’s choir echoed throughout Grace Church in Massapequa recently as Bishop Lawrence Provinzano presided over the institution of the Rev. Dr. Walter V. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Get ready for “Kitten Bowl II”: Last Hope wants to welcome you back to the second annual kitty kickoff of the NFFL (National Feline Football League) by inviting you to two parties. It’s is going to be “purrfect”! More...

Hot Laps

Riverhead Raceway was well represented at the NASCAR Champions Weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina on Dec. 12- 14, 2014.  More...

Obituaries

John Vigorito, Sr., owner and operator of Security Dodge in Amityville

John Vigorito, Sr., a longtime resident of Amityville and the owner and operator of Security Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep in Amityville, died Nov. 19, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre. He was 90 years old.   More...

Stephanie Genova, Massapequa Park resident, TOBAY preschool director

Lenny Genova, the deputy Town supervisor and Town attorney in Oyster Bay, said he knew immediately the first time he saw Stephanie Cecere that she was special.  More...

Stella A. Beshlian

age 87, of Hamilton Ohio, died peacefully on January 7, 2015.

Stella was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband Maurice F. Beshlian Jr on August 6th, 1996. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice is hereby given that a license, number 1283352, for beer, wine and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell wine and beer at retail in a restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control   More...