December 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Two vie for Water Commish seat in Massapequa WD

Massapequa residents will have the opportunity to elect a water district commissioner on Tues., Dec. 11. Incumbent Joseph Tricarico has been challenged by former commissioner Frank Flood. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, December 7   •On Fri., December 7 at 3:45 p.m., the library will have Winter Ceramics. Please make sure that your child wears a smock or old shirt to protect clothing. Plainedge, 1060 Hicksville Rd., 516-735-4133. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Berner students learn about generosity during annual food drive

After filling an entire pickup truck with food, a group of 18 students from Berner Middle School in the Massapequa School District learned how their generosity benefits other people.  More...

Massapequa welcomes new teachers for 2018/19 school year

The Massapequa School District formally welcomed more than 20 educators at its two-day new teacher orientation in August in the Teacher Learning Center at McKenna Elementary School.  More...

Massapequa names literacy supervisor

Cindy Gervasi, an experienced reading specialist and educator, has joined the Massapequa School District as the supervisor of literacy. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607  Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770   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, December 6   More...

Santa’s mailboxes arrive in TOB offices

Children can send their holiday lists directly to Old St. Nick at the North Pole through a special network of Santa’s Mailboxes, which arrived in Town facilities from the North Pole. More...

Winter recreational programs announced for Town of Oyster Bay

As the days get shorter and the winter season approaches, Oyster Bay Town invites residents to take part in Co-Ed Recreational Programs for badminton, basketball and volleyball, which will all be held at the Town of Oyster Bay Hicksville Athletic beg More...

State mandates cancer coverage for fire department volunteers; local departments­must pick up the tab in next year's budgets

Impacting on the annual budgets for volunteer fire departments is the cost of the new state-mandated cancer coverage passed this year. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa Philharmonic to hold annual holiday concert

The Massapequa Philharmonic, under the direction of music director David Bernard, will ring in the holidays with its annual holiday concert on December 9 at 3 p.m. featuring festive music and dance. More...

Massapequa Park sounds horn for Turkey Trot

Massapequa Park Village Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato sounded the horn at the starting line of the YES Community Counseling Center’s Annual Massapequa Park Turkey Trot. All proceeds from this 5K run/walk benefits YES Community Counseling Center. More...

Grace church celebrates fall harvest for Habitat for Humanity

Hardworking volunteers helped make this year’s Grace Church Harvest Fair a big success. Each year, this festive event features a farmer’s market with Long Island produce, homemade bakery items and an assortment of comfort foods.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

How many dogs have premieres scheduled in NYC, Los Angeles and on Long Island of a television show featuring their good work? Well, Dagger DogVinci the Lab that paints and sells his masterpieces to help other pets in need does. More...

Opinion

State lawmakers should have to pay for their “good” ideas

If someone purchased a gift for you, gave it to you and also handed you the bill, you would probably be upset. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Bush Decency and America’s Christmas list

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Christmas is coming and wish lists vary. Here are ideas from which most can benefit.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Town of Oyster Bay PUBLIC HEARING CALENDAR NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING BY THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 246, Article III, Section 246-18-E of the Code of the Town of Oyster Bay, notice is More...