September 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, September 4   • The Harbor Lane library will have Yoga at 9 a.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Farmingdale Labyrinth Magazine achieves first class National Scholastic Press rating

Farmingdale High School’s Labyrinth Magazine recently achieved a fourth consecutive first class National Scholastic Press rating, as well as four marks of distinction in content.  More...

FOWL BALL

Coverage of the LI Ducks

August has been a fruitful month for the Long Island Ducks.  Long Island has 16 wins through their first 24 games in the month, and currently stand in a three-way tie for first place with Somerset and Bridgeport in the Liberty Division at 24-21 More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

John Howe, U.S. Navy veteran and Massapequa High School graduate

John Howe, a 46-year resident of Amityville and 15- year resident of Cherry Grove, Fire Island, lost a courageous battle with metastatic cancer on July 28 at the age of 73. More...

Opinion

Teachers mould the mind and spirit

EDITORIAL

Each year, as we consider writing a back-to-school editorial, the same idea moves to the forefront as paramount: Education, despite all of its discussion and debate about curriculum, teacher training and evaluations, Common Core, state funding, new l More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Babylon Village: My hometown - by Tom Stock

Recently, we invited readers to send us a short explanation of what they love about their hometown. The following is from Tom Stock of Babylon Village who talks about the pleasure of living in that community.  More...

Juveniles: Crime, punishment & opening the door to second chances

Communities ready for change as governor expected to relocate youths under 18 from state prisons

Despite tremendous hope, discussion and debate, the New York State legislature did not pass a measure this year that would have raised the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18.  More...

New York’s Training School for Boys

New York State has a history of innovative programs for its youth caught in the cycle of poverty, violence and the lack of educational opportunities. More...

 

People/Social

Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo set for September 13th

NYS Assemblyman Joseph Saladino will host his Annual Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo on Sun., Sept. 13, from 11a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Captree State Park Boat Basin. More...

Congratulations to local scholars

•Glen Cohen, of Massapequa Park, and Amanda Rosen, of Massapequa, have been named in the honors list at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey for the spring semester.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Since I’d want to call the adoption airlift “Operation: Turkish Taffy,” perhaps it was wise Long Island Golden Retriever Rescue (LIGRR) did not ask me for suggestions naming their upcoming mega-mission of bringing five of the estima 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, September 3   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Join the fun at UJA-Federation’s Summer’s Not Done Aqua Run

Everyone who enjoys running or swimming or both is invited to join in the fun at Tobay Beach on Sun., Sept. More...

Lottery applications now being accepted for Tobay Supervisor’s Golf Day

As a way of showing appreciation to all resident golfers, the Town of Oyster Bay Honorable Joseph Colby Golf Course will host a special appreciation day on Mon., Sept. 28, according to Town Supervisor John Venditto. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF Nassau, CitiMortgage, Inc., Plaintiff, vs. Jessica Payan; Karen Pitts; Wanda Lucas; Jennifer Lucas, ET AL., Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale duly filed o More...