February 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa Vamps battle house fire in freezing temperatures

Massapequa firefighters battled a blaze on Bayview Avenue on Valentine’s Day, pulling a family dog from the smoke filled home safely.  Two firefighters sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene.  More...

Police make major drug bust in Massapequa

Nassau and Suffolk County police, together with the DEA, made the arrest of two men in Massapequa charging them with numerous drug offenses. Major Case Bureau detectives from the Narcotics Vice Bureau reported the arrests of two men on Thurs., Feb. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Pie ran off and we are still looking for her!” On Sun., Feb. 14th when the temps dropped to zero and the wind whipped, this text from the pet sitter shattered our pre- Westminster world. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Copiague, 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 Registration required   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, February 25   More...

Bethpage’s 25th anniversary of St. Patty’s Day Parade, marching March 6

A St. Patrick’s Parade will be held Sun., March 6, 2 p.m. in downtown Bethpage, honoring 2016 Grand Marshal Katherine Brenton. It is the 25th anniversary of the Bethpage parade.  More...

Good Shepherd Hospice offering bereavement to those who’ve lost

Good Shepherd Hospice Bereavement Services are opened to anyone in the community who has experienced a loss through death at no charge.  Upcoming bereavement support groups, led by a bereavement specialist, include:  •loss of adult chi More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU Index No.: 04-013689 Argent Mortgage Co., LLC, Plaintiff(s), Against   More...

MPK Village outlaws sale of marijuana and hookah lounges

The sale of marijuana, even for medicinal purposes, is now prohibited in the Village of Massapequa Park. More...

Cuomo issues order for more testing of plume

Hopes for a complete cleanup raised

The New York State Department of Conservation is conducting a new, forensic analysis on the toxic plume from the Northrop Grumman, U.S. Navy plant in Bethpage in the hope of identifying more accurately who is responsible for that contamination. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 26   • On Fri., Feb. 26, 2 p.m., the library will have Book Discussion with Leader Harriet Klein. The book being discussed is The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. Plainedge, 1060 Hicksville Rd., 516-735-4133.  More...

Margaret Jorgensen, Massapequa Park resident, retired Brunswick Hospital employee in Amityville

Margaret Jorgensen, a longtime resident of Massapequa Park and a retired employee for Brunswick Hospital in Amityville, died Jan. 23, 2016. She was 90 years old.  Mrs. More...

 

People/Social

South Farmingdale Water District implementing district wide meter upgrade

New technology will allow South Farmingdale Water District, which covers South Farmingdale, North Massapequa and parts of Bethpage, Seaford and Massapequa Park, the ability to more accurately record the water meter readings of every household and bus More...

Webelos II from Pack 776 complete craftsman badge at Central Tile in Massapequa

Webelos II from Pack 776 completed their craftsman badge Sat., Jan. 30 at Central Tile, 1129 N Broadway, Massapequa. More...

Officials welcome New York Blood Donor Center to Massapequa

Recently, Town of Oyster Bay Councilman Joseph Pinto joined NYS Senator Michael Venditto and N.C. Leg. More...

Opinion

Become part of your school district’s budget discussions

EDITORAL:

Every year about this time we remind readers that their school district’s are in the midst of preparing their annual budgets for the coming year. We suggest, as we do again now, that residents keep informed and updated on this process. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Move to Berner Middle School is a positive one for Massapequa’s students

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor: More...