June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Republic Airport Commission meeting rescheduled - Free Access

The Republic Airport Commission meeting, originally scheduled for Monday, June 19, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 20, 7 p.m., at 7150 Republic Airport, Conference Room 201 of the Main Terminal Building. More...

Summer fun coming to Massapequa Park

Summer is on the way and plans are going forward for Massapequa Park’s annual celebrations. More...

6th-grade reconfiguration now on track for rescinding by Massapequa BOE July 13

Community divided on issue

Reaction to the election of incoming Massapequa Board of Education Trustee Brian Butler, and the fate of the sixth-grade reconfiguration plan, scheduled for this September, was the focus of the June 1 board meeting at which Superintendent Lucille Ico More...

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Schools/Sports

Senior Noah Flaum nationally ranked Chess Club player

Massapequa High School senior Noah Flaum knows chess like few others. The nationally ranked player and member of the Chess Club put on a display when he played a dozen games at once in the cafeteria after school on May 15.  More...

Massapequa School District bids fond farewell to retirees

The Massapequa School District Board of Education and administrators honored retiring staff members at a reception prior to the May 18 meeting. More...

Matt Musalo comes up aces for Massapequa tennis

Massapequa High School senior Matthew Musalo, a member of the boys varsity tennis team, earned All- County honors in singles on May 21 at the Nassau County High School Tennis Championships . More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa. 523 Central Avenue516-798-4607Massapequa Park, 40 Harbor Lane516-799-0770www.massapequalibrary.org More...

Obituaries

Services June 25 for Frank T. Spero, Massapequa Park resident, letter carrier and veteran

A memorial service for Frank Spero, a longtime resident of Massapequa Park, will be held June 25, 1 to 5 p.m. at the Massapequa Funeral Home, North Chapel, Park and Clark boulevards, Massapequa Park.   Mr. More...

Opinion

Summer, a time to recapture the many joys of childhood

It’s that time of year. Teachers know it well. Parents see it too. Children smell summer in the air. They are getting anxious about the days of freedom to come. They are antsy, having a hard time focusing on schoolwork. More...

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Plea to Congressman King on Paris Climate Agreement

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MSD's 6th grade plan to move forward in the fall - Free Access

Board approves public advisory referendum on the question for 2018

The Massapequa School Board approved a compromise resolution June 16 concerning the 6th grade reconfiguration. The vote authorizes the plan, which will put the district’s 6th graders into Berner Middle School in September, to move forward. More...

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Supervisor Saladino celebrates Flag Day with Massapequa students - Free Access

Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino recently attended the Albany Avenue Elementary School Flag Day Celebration in North Massapequa. More...

Massapequa Chamber Fair: Cloudy skies but bright spirits

Hundreds of people came out to the 5th Annual Street Fair sponsored by the Massapequa Chamber of Commerce Sun., June 4. Though the sky was cloudy and even a few raindrops fell on the fair, it was a great time for a community celebration.  More...

Hannon hosting anti-scam seminar

NYS Sen. Kemp Hannon is hosing a Senior Scam Prevention Forum, Thurs., June 15.  More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, June 16   •On Fri., June 16, at 2 p.m., the library will have Book Discussion with Leader Harriet Klein. The Flight of the Sparrow: a novel of early America by Amy Belding Brown. Plainedge, 1060 Hicksville Rd., 516-735-4133. More...

 

People/Social

Destiny Galluccio, Sal Anthony Lavoratore, Devon Majano and Justin Weinschreider named Students of the Quarter at Nassau BOCES

Destiny Galluccio, Sal Anthony Lavoratore, Devon Majano and Justin Weinschreider from the Massapequa School District were named Students of the Quarter at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech. More...

Veteran of World War II Ralph Cavaliere of Massapequa

Ralph Cavaliere was just an Italian boy in Queens who wanted to fly. His family came to the United States when he was three years old. More...

Country western line and square dancing for summer

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation-Long Island Region is pleased to announce that they will be hosting Country Western Line Dancing and Square Dancing for the 2017 summer season. All ages are welcome. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

With mosquitoes buzzing again, it’s time for your annual reminder about how insidious heartworm disease is in dogs, and how prevention is worth its weight in gold. 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, June 15   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

2017 Sandcastle Contest at Hither Hills Park

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced the 2017 Sandcastle Contest will be held at Hither Hills State Park each Thursday beginning June 29 through Aug. 31. More...

Rotary Club to hold annual installation

The Rotary Club of the Massapequas will hold its charter celebration and installation of officers dinner, Tues., June 27, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Peninsula Golf Club and Café, 50 Nassau Rd., Massapequa. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF SALE SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF NASSAU FIFTH THIRD MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff against JASON SEMINARIO, KATHY SEMINARIO, et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of F More...