April 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

The story of the SS Massapequa

Thought readers might like to know that a ship given the name of their community long before the Long Island Railroad named South Oyster Bay Massapequa, was part of the American relief effort in World War I.  More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, April 24   • Let’s Talk Senior Discussion Group at the Massapequa Park library, 40 Harbor Lane, 516-799-0770.  • Little Cubs Story Time at the Massapequa library 10:30 a.m., 523 Central Avenue, 516-798-4607. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa Lions Club sponsoring annual scholarship to H.S. graduates

The Massapequa Park Lions Club will be sponsoring its annual scholarship for graduated seniors. The applicant must be a high school senior residing in Massapequa or Massapequa Park.  More...

Susan Wells of Plainedge Middle School awarded Distinguished Teacher of 2015

Susan Wells of Plainedge Middle School has been named a Distinguished Teacher of 2015 by the Harvard Club of Long Island.  More...

McKenna Elementary students hit the dance floor for a hoedown

Dressing the part with cowboy hats, plaid shirts and bandanas, Massapequa’s McKenna Elementary School students put on a square dancing show in front of hundreds of parents and friends at the Third Annual All American Hoedown.  More...

Obituaries

Ernest Mario Serra, designer of Firefighters Bell Tower in Massapequa Park, dies at 93

Ernest Mario Serra died Feb. 22, 2015 at 93 years old. He was a globetrotting architect who left behind a series of architectural creations both abroad and at home. More...

Opinion

Other questions linger in Ippolito case

The decision by Oyster Bay Commissioner of Planning and Development Frederick Ippolito to step down as a federal case against him for tax evasion proceeds was both in his best interests and those of the public and Town. More...

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The mute swan is not the enemy

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor:  Last year the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) proposed to eradicate the mute swan in New York State.The public outcry was so overwhelming that the DEC tabled their program to study it further.  More...

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MILL opens 2015 season - Free Access

Former all-star player throws out ceremonial pitch

Rob Nelson, who was on the Massapequa International Little League Senior team that won the baseball World Series in 1964, threw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Massapequa International Little  League’s opening game this season.Nelson is t More...

Massapequa boys lacrosse team downs Nassau power Garden City

Could this be a down season for Massapequa boys lacrosse?  Losing a team that sent six players to Division I NCAA programs last year is a huge amount of loss, but then again you have to remember that there are 11 returning players that have comm More...

Runners getting ready for Suffolk's inaugural marathon

More locals have signed up for the first Suffolk County marathon. Michael McLaughlin and Jennifer Ghaly, both of Massapequa Park have signed up for the run, the first of its kind in Suffolk. The event is Scheduled for September. 13.  More...

 

People/Social

In the News

Cub scouts from Dens 7 and 8 took a tour of the offices of the Massapequa Post newspaper, learning about freedom of the press and how a local newspaper is put together each week. 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

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   More...

Free screenings and raising awareness at L.I. Screening Day for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

On Sat., May 2, the Long Island Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Collaborative of the Postpartum Resource Center of New York, will hold the inaugural Long Island Screening Day for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Awareness event.   More...

Woman’s Club to hold annual spring luncheon April 29

The child welfare department of the Massapequa Woman’s Club is sponsoring its annual spring luncheon Wed., April 29, noon to 4 p.m. at the Coral House in Baldwin. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING AND ANNUAL ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND PUBLIC HEARING PLAINEDGE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF OYSTER BAY COUNTY OF NASSAU,  More...