September 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 9/4/2014 6:19 PM

NMFD rushes to multiple car fire

Thurs., Sept. 4, 2014: The North Massapequa Fire Department responded to the parking lot of the Marshalls department store on Hicksville road for multiple cars on fire today. More...

MSD sets date for bond vote

The Massapequa Board of Education recently voted unanimously to put a proposed $35 million bond to fund recommendations made by the district’s building and grounds committee to a special election held on Tues., Oct. More...

When the sound of music leads to lawsuits

Two local restaurants are among nine named in a lawsuit brought by The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lighthouse project sparks creativity in Birch Lane fourth-grade students

Massapequa’s Birch Lane Elementary School students in Carmela Emmerich’s fourth-grade Magnet class for academically gifted students researched New York State lighthouses and used recycled materials to create miniature replicas.  More...

Four Massapequa students earn leadership awards from Senator Kemp Hannon

Four Massapequa High School students were honored for their achievements in academics, athletics, community service or school leadership with a 2014 Youth Leadership Award from Senator Kemp Hannon.  More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607   More...

Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

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. FRIDAY, September 5 More...

Last Hope Animal Rescue fall fundraiser Sept. 26

Tickets are now on sale for fall supermarket Bingo. All the proceeds benefit Last Hope’s Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation efforts. The event will be held Fri., Sept. 26, at Levittown Hall, 201 Levittown Pkwy, Hicksville. Doors open at 6 p.m. More...

Water consumers: Be on lookout for phony water district reps

The South Farmingdale Water District (SFWD), which serves South Farmingdale, North Massapequa as well as parts of Bethpage and Seaford, is urging all consumers to use caution in the event that someone claiming to be a water district employee appears More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Rich Clothing, LLC filed with the SSNY on 5/13/2014. Office location: Nassau County. SSNY designated for service of process. More...

Breaking News - 9/10/2014 9:43 AM

Informational scouting program set for next week - Free Access

Boy Scout leaders and Boy Scouts will be providing information about local scouting programs and activities Sept. 15 and 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Massapequa Park Public Library, 40 Harbor La. and at the Massapequa Public Library, 523 Central Ave. More...

Breaking News - 9/9/2014 4:19 PM

MPK Village officials honor Little Leaguers

Massapequa Park Village Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato and the Board of Trustees welcomed the Massapequa Coast Little League 12 Year Old Williamsport Tournament Team at a recent Board Meeting.  The team won the 2014 District 31 Championship. More...

Venditto and Denenberg off and running for 8th Senate seat

If you are having an event on the South Shore of Long Island, you can depend on at least two people showing up: N.C. Legislators Dave Denenberg and Michael Venditto.   More...

Report on tap for possible takeover of New York Water

A report completed by the Water Authority of Southeastern Nassau County (WASENC) on the question of a takeover of New York American Water (NYAW) shows that it would take at least 31 years to recoup costs of a potential purchase price of $80 million, More...

Summer WEEKEND EVENTS

Saturday, September 6   More...

 

People/Social

Assemblyman Saladino honors district office summer interns

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino honored his district office summer interns. Assemblyman Saladino said, “Their hard work and dedication surely did not go unnoticed.  More...

Congregation Beth-El of Massapequa hands out “Supplies for Success”

Congregation Beth-El of Massapequa handed out school supplies to go into backpacks for “Supplies for Success,” a UJA-Federation program that distributes school supplies for disadvantaged children on Long Island. More...

Local students named to dean’s list

•Massapequa residents Michael Kryger and Dana Murano were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York.  •Melissa Gaetano, of Massapequa Park, graduated from the University of New Hav More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead  More...

Hot Laps

One of the largest crowds in memoryflocked to the Route 58 oval to celebrate “I Love America Night” at Riverhead Raceway on Aug. 23.  More...

Obituaries

Eileen H. Botjer of Amityville, homemaker and wife of Studebaker dealership owner on Merrick Road

Eileen H. Botjer, who was born in Brooklyn, raised in Oceanside and lived in Amityville since 1947, died June 22, 2014. She was a member of the United Methodist Church here, and of the Junior League and Woman’s Club.  More...

Opinion

Drugs bring terror to our communities

The depth and breath of the organizations that peddle drugs to our children and those addicted in our communities never ceases to amaze us. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Kudos to the MPK Village Public Works Department

Dear Editor:  Have you noticed how beautiful and flourishing those hanging flower baskets are along the business districts of Park Boulevard and Merrick Road? More...