March 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, March 18   • On Fri., March 18, 10 a.m., the library will have PlayHooray! Program. For children ages six months to five years with accompanying adult. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Please meet the 2016 local scholars

•Brandi Celmer, of Massapequa Park, received a master of science in nursing – leadership and management from Western Governors University (WGU), Salt Lake City, Utah at the Feb. 6 commencement. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Henry” has come a long way from his old Kentucky home. (That’s if he ever had a home.) On Christmas Eve night 2014, Henry, a handsome Redbone Coonhound, was hit by a car in front of a firehouse in a small Kentucky town. 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, March 17   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

2016 residential parking permits to be mailed

New revised application expected to streamline process

Oyster Bay Town Clerk James Altadonna Jr. advises residents that the Town of Oyster Bay is in the process of mailing renewal applications for its 2016 residential parking permits.  More...

Next training session for child abuse reporting April 11

YES Community Counseling Center is approved by the New York State Department of Education to provide the state’s two-hour certification training for mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation of Wild Style LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 12/16/2015. More...

ASD voters okay $69.9M bond for capital improvements

Amityville School District residents headed to the polls Tues., March 8, and approved a $69.9 million bond for capital improvements that Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mary Kelly said “would help put Amityville Schools on the map.”  More...

Upcoming library budget hearings

Local libraries are gearing up for their annual budget votes and trustee elections, which are scheduled for Tues., April 5.  As part of that, they are holding the annual informational hearings.  The Amityville Library is holding its hearing More...

 

People/Social

100 years and counting

Erwin Siebler and Mae Wanamaker recently celebrated their 103rd and 104th birthdays, respectively. More...

Massapequa Student of the Quarter named

Matthew Burke from the Massapequa UFSD was named Student of the Quarter at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech. He was honored for his grades, attendance, work ethic and preparedness. More...

Massapequa Cares receives generous donation from Massapequa Kiwanis Club

A check was presented to Mayor Jeffrey Pravato and William Colfer, chairman of Massapequa Cares, by William VanWagner, on behalf of the Massapequa Kiwanis.The donation will be used to provide much-needed items to the veterans at the Northport Veteran More...

Obituaries

Valentino Graziano, Massapequa resident, carpenter

Valentino Graziano grew up in Italy and married Filomena Maffettone. The couple grew up in the same town.  Following their marriage, they immigrated to the United States, looking for a new life and greater opportunities for their family.  More...

Opinion

Firefighters launch program to save lives with use of homefire sprinklers

Almost 80 percent of all fire deaths nationwide are the result of home fires. On average, more than 100 New Yorkers die in house fires each year. More...

Cuomo’s efforts to protect LI’s drinking water is refreshing

EDITORIAL:

Recently, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo came to Long Island with news that he is taking a major and multi-pronged offensive to protect our underground drinking water. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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