April 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Installation of antenna in MPK Village sparks debate

A group of Massapequa Park residents came to Village Hall and voiced their opposition to the proposed installation of a device for a distributed antenna system. More...

Massapequa woman prepares for the Ride to Conquer Cancer in honor of father

Erica Lang of Massapequa is preparing to cycle 150 miles in the Ride to Conquer Cancer. Lang is riding in honor of her father who lost his battle with colon cancer on Dec. 31, 2014.  More...

N.C.P.D. holds memorial for Officer Geoff Breitkopf

The Nassau County Police Department held a memorial service marking the fourth anniversary of the death of Officer Geoff Breitkopf who was killed in the line of duty. More...

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Schools/Sports

East Lake Elementary raises awareness with Walk for a Cause

The East Lake Elementary School physical education teachers kicked off the 2014-15 school year by coordinating a Walk for a Cause fitness challenge to raise awareness for any cause their students wished to support.  More...

Berner's "One School-One Book" promotes emotional learning

Alfred G. Berner Middle School has launched a One School-One Book initiative for the 2014-15 school year in an effort to integrate socialemotional learning into the culture at Alfred G. More...

Fairfield sixth-graders solve ratio problems

Massapequa’s Fairfield Elementary School sixth-graders in Sue Miller’s mathematics classes learned how to solve ratio problems using tape diagrams. They worked in triads and rotated to stations to solve various kinds of problems.   More...

Obituaries

Bruce Dahlgren Mac Corkindale, Massapequa resident, business owner and art lover

Bruce Mac Corkindale was a man who loved the arts and who traveled throughout the world to fuel his passion.  “He loved classical music and art and his favorite pastime was visiting museums,” said his wife of almost 41 years, Jane.&n More...

Opinion

A few small observations that have lifted our spirits…

EDITORIAL

At this writing, the New York Mets are undefeated and infirst place. Or so, we heard from an ever-optimistic, die-hard Met fan.  More...

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ATA wants parents to know their rights on state testing

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Breaking News - 4/14/2015 2:41 PM

Amityville Middle School evacuated after written threat found - Free Access

Incident resolved in less than an hour

Tues., April 14: The Amityville Middle School was evacuated earlier today after a threatening comment was found written on a desk in a classroom there. More...

Breaking News - 4/10/2015 12:24 PM

O'Bay's Planning Commissioner takes voluntary leave - Free Access

Democrats seeking internal town review of allegations

by Carolyn JamesFrederick Ippolito, the embattled Oyster Bay Commissioner of Planning and Development, has taken a voluntary leave of absence from his post, effective March 30, Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto announced today. More...

Massapequa Woman's Club celebrates 90 years

Massapequa Woman’s Club President Joan Landi McCarren is proud to announce a display depicting the 90th anniversary of the club is on display at the Central Avenue Library, 523 Central Avenue, Massapequa. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, April 10   •Spring Book Fair at the West Islip library during regular library hours. The library is located at 3 Higbie Ln., West Islip, 631-661-7080.  More...

 

People/Social

Rep. Pete King honors residents on Congressional nominations to the US Merchant Marine Academy

Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) congratulated Jack Feehan on receiving a Congressional nomination to the United States Merchant Marine Academy. More...

Michael Tarpinian makes Eagle Scout

Oyster Bay Town Councilmen Joseph D. Muscarella and Anthony D. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Pointers are not named after the Pointer Sisters nor Shepherds after the actress Cybil. Most dog breed names reflect the specific dog’s purpose (Pointer), place of origin (Newfoundland) or both (Chesapeake Bay Retriever). More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue • 516-798-4607  Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane • 516-799-0770  www.massapequalibrary.org  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, April 9   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

ToBay offering iPad and tablet classes for seniors

SeniorNet classes are being held just for Town of Oyster Bay seniors, according to Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph Muscarella. Registration for these classes begins April 15 at the William P. Bennett Hicksville Community Center, 28 W. More...

Celebrate National Volunteer Month by giving blood with Red Cross

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April and make a difference in the lives of patients in need. In this area, donors can give blood Wed., April 15, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation Swat Mosquito Control LLC filed with the Secretary of State of New York (2/27/15) Office location: Nassau. More...