April 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MPK Budget in works

Massapequa Park Village anticipates passing along a small tax rate increase that will be within the New York State tax cap, according to Mayor Jeff Pravato who discussed the budget this week.  “Despite the snow, we are in pretty good shape More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Home checks are an integral part of most rescue groups’ adoption process. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607   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 16   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Oyster Bay Town commissioner takes leave as federal tax evasion case against him proceeds

Frederick 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.  “Commissioner Ippolito c More...

Remember Heather Pendergast by giving blood, April 17

Join the Massapequa Fire Department in remembrance of Heather Pendergast with a blood drive to be held Fri., April 17, 3 to 9 p.m. at the Massapequa Fire Department, 515 Hicksville Rd., Massapequa.  More...

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Notice is hereby given that a license, number 1285043, for beer, wine and liquor has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wine and liquor at retail in a restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage  More...

Pravato gives "State of the Village" address

Promising to repave or restore more roads than ever before in the coming year, replacing the playground at Brady Park and moving the Village forward in other ways, Massapequa Park Village Mayor Jeff Pravato gave a “State of the Village” a More...

Farmingdale School District unveils proposed budget

The Farmingdale School District is proposing a budget for the coming year of $157,357,708, an increase of approximately a half percent over last year’s budget.  The proposed spending plan is within the New York State tax cap with an estima More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, April 17   • Remember Heather Pendergast by giving blood at the Massapequa Fire Department, 515 Hicksville Rd., Massapequa. More...

 

People/Social

Pl'edge teacher recognized

Jonathan Mosenson, a teacher in the Plainedge Middle School, was presented with the Long Island Family and Consumer Science (LIFACS) Professionals’ Distinguished Service Award.  More...

What realtors expect for the spring home selling season

Prices for single-family homes in Nassau and Suffolk County rose for the month of February this year compared to last year, while the available residential inventory went down for both counties, according to figures released by Multiple Listing Servi More...

Unclutter your home for spring

Research by UCLA-affiliated anthropologists found that most American families are overwhelmed by clutter, and can’t even find room to park their cars in the garage because of all the “stuff ” they’ve stuffed in there. More...

Obituaries

Former Massapequan and democratic leader Gus Coletti

Gus Coletti, a longtime resident of Oak Beach and a staunch civic leader for his community, died March 17, 2015.  More...

Opinion

Hubble Space Telescope, she is us

For as many mysteries as she has revealed looking into the depths of our universe, the Hubble Space Telescope has held on to one greater secret—it is the mystery of how an inanimate object managed to capture the hearts and minds of its creators More...

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