December 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

MSD approves State's Tax Freeze Program

The Massapequa School District has been approved for the New York State Tax Freeze Program, which was introduced by New York State Government Andrew Cuomo last year and gives residents a rebate check on their school taxes.  More...

Career Day at Massapequa High School ignites students' ambitions

Demonstrations of 3-D printing technology, microelectronics, emergency medical care and dozens of other fields piqued the interest of more than 900 Massapequa High School students who gained firsthand knowledge about different careers at the 6th Annu More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa H.S. to hold cancer basketball benefit January 3

Massapequa High School will hold the fourth Annual Coaches and Alumni vs. Cancer Basketball Game, Sat., Jan. 3, 1 to 3 p.m.  More...

Plainedge kindergarten registration February 9-13

Plainedge Schools kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year will be held from Mon., Feb. 9 to Fri., Feb. 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the District Office, 241 Wyngate Dr., North Massapequa. No appointments are necessary. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

What’s in a dog name? Well, there should be a lot of thought. However, many new owners follow the fads instead of using their imagination. More...

Opinion

Readers not offended by display of religious decorations in public

A recent online poll asked readers if they were offended by religious holiday decorations in public spaces. Sixty-seven people responded with only two, or three percent, saying they did. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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President Obama cannot be allowed to circumvent the law on immigration

On Election Day, Americans roared in protest against the president’s open-borders extremism. They rallied behind candidates who will defend the rule of law and put the needs of American workers and families first.  More...

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Stephanie Genova, wife of Oyster Bay Town official, at 52 - Free Access

Helped establish Pre-K program in Massapequa

Tuesday, Jan. 6: Funeral services will be held tomorrow and Thursday for Stephanie Genova, the wife of Deputy Town Supervisor Lenny Genova and the force behind the Town of Oyster Bay’s Preschool program in Massapequa. More...

Services held for New York State Senator Owen H. Johnson

Beloved longtime lawmaker dies on Christmas Eve at 85

When Owen Johnson was first elected to the New York State Senate, Richard Nixon was president and made his historic trip to China, Billie Jean King won at Wimbledon and the compact disc, or CD, was developed by RCA. More...

Tobay residents reminded to submit nominees for “Women of Distinction”

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Michele M. Johnson reminds residents that there’s still time to submit nomination forms for the 17th annual “Women of Distinction” awards program.  More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Saturday, January 3  • Massapequa H.S. to hold cancer basketball benefit from 1 to 3 to support the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research.   More...

 

People/Social

Plainedge Girl Scouts hold camporee in honor of 911 hero Captain Kathy Mazza

On Sat., Oct. 25, Plainedge Girls Scouts held a camporee in honor of 9/11 hero Captain Kathy Mazza. The camporee was held at Girl Scouts of Nassau County Camp Blue Bay in East Hampton. More...

Local scout earns Eagle honor

N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto recently attended the Eagle Court of Honor for New Eagle Scout Edwin J. Viera of Boy Scouts Troop 690 in Seaford hosted at St. William the Abbot Abbey in Seaford.   More...

Andrew Pedote sworn in as Massapequa Chamber of Commerce’s newest member

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino congratulated Andrew Pedote after he was sworn in as a board member of the Chamber of Commerce of the Massapequas at a luncheon held at the Nautilus Diner in Massapequa.   More...

Obituaries

Virginia Graver of Massapequa Park, former sales representative for Massapeaqua Post newspaper

Virginia “Ginny” Graver, nee Winckelbach, a longtime resident of Massapequa Park, died Sat., Nov. 19 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bethpage. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

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 App More...