February 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

Plainedge hockey succeeding after hiatus

You wouldn’t believe it if you saw from how well they are playing this year, but Plainedge is playing organized ice hockey for the first time in 17 years. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Note: The following piece “Billy: NY State of Mind Beardie” first appeared here on 2/6/14. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR

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, February 5   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Last Hope hosting LOL Comedy Night Feb. 26

Last Hope Animal Rescue’s LOL Comedy Night will be held at Governor’s Comedy Club, 90 Division Ave., Levittown, Thurs., Feb. 26. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and there is first-come, first-serve seating. Arrive by 7 p.m. More...

Temple B’nai Torah hosting Tot Shabbat

A Tot Shabbat will be held at Temple B’nai Torah, a reform congregation.  More...

Opinion

Manufacturers of herbal supplements should be held accountable for lying to consumers

EDITORIAL

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is asking that major retailers to stop selling in their store brand herbal supplements after studies done by the state showed that 79 percent of the products tested did not have any of the plant mater More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Blood supply low; public asked to give the gift of life

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urgently asking blood donors to roll up their sleeves and help rebuild our community’s blood supply. More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, February 6   More...

 

People/Social

Eagle Scout Anthony P. Tesoriero honored

Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony in honor of Anthony P. Tesoriero recently held at the Village of Massapequa Park.   More...

Local student wins first place in Disney engineering competition

John McDonald, a graduate of Massapequa High School, Class of 2012, and his team of fellow Ringling College of Art+Design students recently were awarded first place at the Walt Disney Imaginations Design Competition for their unique two-tiered rail s More...

Councilman Macagnone reminds residents of Seniors to Seniors Pet Adoption Program

Senior residents living in the Town of Oyster Bay who are looking for a pet can go to the Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter. According to Councilman Anthony D. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Joseph W. Hager, electrician’s apprentice, St. Mary’s Episcopal church member

Joseph W. Hager, a resident of Amityville, died suddenly at his home on Sun., Dec. 14, 2014. He was 26 years old.  Joseph was born on Dec. 12, 1988 to David and Michele (Caridi) Hager in Manhasset, New York. More...

Arthur James Searby, WWII veteran and former principal in Massapequa

Arthur James Searby, a former resident of Islip and Massapequa Park and a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, died Dec. 29, 2014 on Carolina Shores, North Carolina. He was 91 years old.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF FORMATION Urgent Lice Care LLC, Articles of Organization Filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/1/14. More...