May 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Safe boating courses underway

Safe boating courses, free vessel safety checks and more are available from America’s Boating Club®, the United States Power Squadrons®. With squadrons across Long Island, there’s one near you. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Animal abandonment is a crime. More...

Local Women of Color Social Movement

As we begin to walk south on the west side of Albany Ave, let’s talk a little about the area’s involvement in the Women of Color Social Club Movement. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Joan A. Corcoran, Massapequa resident, St. Martin of Tours R.C. church member, nurse

Mrs. Joan A. Corcoran was a woman who had the patience and a passion for working with the handicapped. More...

Opinion

Rushing through new educational mandates hurts students and education

GUEST EDITORIAL

As a veteran educator, I fully support New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch’s stance to delay the implementation of the new teacher and principal evaluations.  More...

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Ideas don’t kill; bullets do

EDITORIAL

The quick and brave action of a Garland Texas police officer and a security guard helped divert an attack on people at an event in an indoor arena, the Curtis Culwell Center there. More...

Oyster Bay Town Homeowners Cleanup Programs May 16 and June 13

The second of eight Oyster Bay Town Homeowners Cleanup Program date for 2015 will take place on Sat., May 16, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. according to Town Councilman Joseph G. Pinto.  More...

Massapequa Park Village among best places to raise a family, report finds

Massapequa Park Village Mayor Jeff Pravato wasn’t at all surprised when he heard that the Village was among the best places to raise a young family in New York State. More...

Lady Dalers participate in Gains for Brains Lacrosse Showcase, Saturday, April 18th

Twelve girls lacrosse teams from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut competed on Sat., April 18 in the inaugural Gains for Brains Lacrosse Showcase at Cold Spring Harbor High School.  The Farmingdale Lady Dalers were one of the elite 12 program More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 8   •Families Anonymous Self Help Program at 8 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church, Merrick Rd., and Bayview Ave., Massapequa. More...

 

People/Social

N. Massapequa Fire Department dedicates rescue truck in memory of Commissioner John Erickson

Engine Co. #3 of the North Massapequa Fire Department dedicated the new heavy-duty rescue truck to the memory of Commissioner John Erickson who passed away last year. More...

Plainedge HS's new hockey team recognizes Superintendent Ed Salina

Plainedge School Superintendent Dr. Edward Salina Jr. was presented with a Plainedge Red Devils hockey jersey at a recent school board meeting. The Plainedge hockey program was launched this year with both a middle school and high school team. More...

Officials recognize Cub Scout Pack 776 at Blue and Gold ceremony

Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato recently attended the Blue & Gold Ceremony for Cub Scout Pack 776. 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, May 7   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Learn CPR and basic life-saving skills at South Nassau Community Hospital

South Nassau Community Hospital will be offering CPR and Basic Life Support courses during the months of May and June.  Basic Life Support will be offered for $90, Sat., May 16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Enjoy a night of music May 9

The Seaford Community Band with conductor Keith Schmidt andThe Seaford Community Jazz Band with conductor Karen Lisk will perform Sat., May 9, 7:30 p.m. at Seaford High School, 1575 Seamans Neck Rd., Seaford.The suggested donation is $10.   More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

Annual Fire InspectionLEGAL NOTICENotice is hereby given thatthe annual fire inspection for2015 of the two (2) Libraries,Bus Garage, Pump House,three (3) Field Houses, Shed,Batting Cage, Press Box,Storage Building, and theeleven (11) School Buildings More...