February 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Free tax preparation

Tax return preparation at both branches of the Massapequa Public Library will be done by appointment. Please call 516-798-4607 or 516-799-0770 in order to register for this service. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Saturday, February 11   •On Sat., Feb. 11, at 2 p.m., the Harbor Lane Library will have Chocolate Extravaganza for grades 6-12. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with everything CHOCOLATE! More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Farmingdale HS students work with professional to create 3D works

Farmingdale High School students recently worked with Artist-in-Residence Cliff Mendelsson to create ceramics, sculptures and 3D designs. More...

STEAM lesson features survival scenarios

Combines science, tech, engineering, art and math

What would you do if you were stranded on a deserted island?That’s the scenariofifth-graders in the Massapequa School District were asked to envision, as they took part in an enrichment activity that had them come up with creative ideas to surv More...

McKenna Elementary School donates nonperishable items

Students at McKenna Elementary School in the Massapequa School District contributed to the Thanksgiving food drive by donating nonperishable items, which will go to assist local families in need.   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 9   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Mass. Philharmonic presents family concert February 12

Massapequa Philharmonic, under the direction of its music director David Bernard, will present a family concert entitled Opera Goes Pop exploring the magical world of opera, featuring music by Mozart, Rossini, Bernstein and John Williams. More...

Hate crimes prevention and crime victim services workshops now available

There will be a hate crimes prevention and crime victim services workshop for community members and organizations representing or servicing protected classes.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of Formation of ( LaBrun Inspections LLC) a limited liability company. Articles of organization filed with the Secretary of the State of New York (SSNY) on 10-12-2016 office located in Nassau County. More...

Brooks outlines priorities at his first press conference; reducing taxes top of his list

Newly elected NYS Sen. More...

O'Bay gets bonding upgrade; Joe Pinto defends board

Town of Oyster Bay taxpayers got a bit of a break recently when Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the Town’s bond rating. More...

 

People/Social

Isabella Tommolino wins Reading Club contest

Isabella Tommolino, a second-grader at East Lake Elementary School in the Massapequa School District, was one of 11 students selected nationwide to have her artwork displayed on the Scholastic website.  More...

Massapequa native and veteran authors book of war poems

Massapequa native and Marine veteran Christopher Pascale released his debut book, War Poems: A Marine’s Tour 2003-2008, in November 2016. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

I miss Gary Larson and his Far Side cartoons. One favorite is the comic below: “What we say to dogs/ what they hear” which suggests dogs only decipher their own name when we speak to them. More...

Obituaries

Anne Habeeb of Massapequa, mother of murdered child

Throughout her life, Anne Habeeb endured personal tragedies. She lost two daughters—Eileen, from a brain hemorrhage, and Christine to a congenital heart defect—and a third, Kathy, who was murdered. More...

Opinion

Lawmakers in discussion over age of criminal responsibility—that’s great

This year, the New York State legislature is finally discussing raising the age of criminal responsibility in earnest. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

One woman’s march on Washington is a reminder of the past and a hope for the future

Having grown up in Amityville, Long Island, I made the decision to participate in the historic Women’s March on Washington DC on Sat., Jan. 21, 2017 with Long Islanders. More...