May 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa School Board tightens policy on electioneering

The Massapequa Board of Education voted 3-1 to establish a 50-foot limit from the main entrance of district buildings for electioneering throughout the year. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 5   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa School District has been named one of the Best Communities for Music Education

For the ninth consecutive year, the Massapequa School District has been named one of the Best Communities for Music Education from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation. More...

The Nassau County Firefighter Museum welcomes Grace Early Pre-K students

Chief John V. Murray, of the Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center in Garden City, welcomed Grace Early Childhood Pre-k students. Murray has been instructing the students for over seven years. More...

Massapequa students shine on 2017 National German Exam

Forty World Language students from the Massapequa School District have been recognized for their out- standing performance on the 2017 National German Exam for High School Students. 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 4   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Annual Suffolk County 5K Marathon set for October 29

S.C. Exec. Steve Bellone announced that the expanded Catholic Health Services third annual Suffolk County Marathon will take place on Sun., Oct. 29, starting and ending in Patchogue. More...

Dahlia exhibition sale

The Long Island Dahlia Society will hold a sale of exhibition-grade dahlia tubers and plants on Thurs., May 18 at 7 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF MASSAPEQUA PARK NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the provision of the State of New York, that a Public Hearing will be held by the Zoning Board of Appeals in th More...

Massapequa Park Village approves budget; no new taxes

Massapequa Park officials have presented a budget proposal with no tax increase. As previously reported in the Massapequa Post, Village Mayor Jeffrey Pravato has stated that officials were working to keep taxes flat for the upcoming 2017-18 budget. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa Water District Commissioner Averna receives award

At a recent Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA) meeting sponsored by Hicksville Water District Commissioners Nicholas Brigandi, William Schuckmann and Karl Schweitzer, outgoing NSWCA President Raymond J.  More...

Honorary citation presented to Pauline Bove by the Sons of Italy

It was an honor for N.C. Legislators James D. Kennedy and Rose Marie Walker to present Pauline Bove, of Massapequa Park, with an honorary citation as the past president of the Farmingdale Sons of Italy Columbus Lodge 2143, Ladies Auxiliary.   More...

Hannon salutes Capitelli

Senator Kemp Hannon congratulates Jacqui Capitelli of Plainedge High School who was recently named a winner of Hannon’s “Best In Town” photography contest. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Local puts life story into poetry

Onofrio “Pete” Gisonda of Massapequa released his debut book, For Pete’s Sake…Go Figure, a memoir of short stories from throughout his life .  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Have your dogs ever scammed you? Have you or your other pets ever been the victim of their premeditated stunts? Over the years my dogs have resorted to guile to get what they want. More...

Opinion

Saturday morning warriors

I had the wonderful opportunity of bringing my six-year-old grandson to his baseball game this weekend. He broke baseball’s two major rules: There is no crying and you don’t pick wildflowers in the outfield.  More...

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Habeeb family asking for community support

Dear Editor: On May 5, my sister Maureen, my husband and I will be going to the parole board hearing for the eighth time and fighting to keep Vincent Day in jail. More...