March 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 3/18/2016 4:47 PM

Man robs convenience store in Massapequa - Free Access

The Seventh Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred in Massapequa on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 8:00 am. More...

Breaking News - 3/14/2016 12:01 PM

Polar Plunge in Oyster Bay this weekend - Free Access

Take part in charitable event

Special Olympics New York and the Town of Oyster Bay are hosting “Freezin’ for a Reason” this Sat., March 19 for at TOBAY Beach. More...

Breaking News - 3/11/2016 1:53 PM

Shaving heads for a good cause - Free Access

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation head shaving fundraiser was held at Johnny McGorey’s in Massapequa Park March 6. More...

Green is the new gold for MPK Village

Massapequa Park is “going green,” and according to Mayor Jeffrey Pravato, that’s helping the Village to save some “green” for electricity costs. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa welcomes 43 new teachers to the district

Massapequa School District hired 43 new teachers, many of whom are leave replacements, and reinstated five more ahead of the new school year. More...

Please meet the 2016 local scholars

•Named to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester at Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia is the following cadet, Joseph P. Amato, a senior from Massapequa, major in international studies. His parents are Mr. And Mrs. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

OPERATION EDISON was kept under wraps but wasn’t top secret. This cat code name contains a double entendre about a mission and surgery. More...

POLICE BLOTTER

The following incidents have been reported by the Nassau County Police Department’s Seventh and Eighth Precincts and other law enforcement agencies.  POLICE SEEK'S PUBLIC HELP   More...

Obituaries

William Foster Hale, Massapequa resident, engineer, Grace Episcopal Church member, veteran

William Foster Hale, a resident of Massapequa for 60 years, and a U.S. Navy veteran, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 19, 2016. He was 89 years old.  Mr. Hale was born May 16, 1926 in Queens, to William Ludwig Hale and Marguerite Foster. More...

Opinion

MPK Village took a brave stand

EDITORIAL:

We support and acknowledge the leadership of Massapequa Park Village Mayor Jeffrey Pravato and the Village Board for standing up against some difficult legislation recently.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Don’t move the 7th Precinct

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor,  More...

Breaking News - 3/22/2016 5:45 PM

Plainedge School Board votes against larger classes

Will review district policy in light of current educational challenges

The Plainedge school board entered into a lively discussion March 15 about the district’s policy on class sizes and the possibility of increasing some classes next year to save money. More...

Breaking News - 3/21/2016 2:18 PM

Little bit of spring - Free Access

This little fella' found something tasty after dumpster diving the first day of spring! More...

Breaking News - 3/16/2016 1:45 PM

Voters reelect two trustees in Massapequa Park Village - Free Access

Massapequa Park Village voters headed to the polls yesterday, reelecting two trustees for two-year terms. More...

Breaking News - 3/8/2016 11:51 PM

Voters approve Amityville School District capital improvement bond - Free Access

"Watershed" moment for the district says Superintendent

Amityville School District residents headed to the polls and approved a $69.9 million bond for capital improvements that Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mary Kelly said “would help put Amityville Schools on the map.” More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, March 11   More...

 

People/Social

Pack 776 hikes through Caleb Smith State Park

On Sun., Nov. 8, families of Pack 776 hiked through Caleb Smith State Park Preserve. Scouts were led through the trails by Shari, from the Greenbelt Trail Conference. More...

Massapequa students attend LIHSA College Fair

Massapequa UFSD students Aggie Lesser and Kenneth Geyer, who also attend Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA), impressed representatives from 26 colleges and universities across the country recently. More...

Lawrence J. Brussel Jr. and Taylor LaPorta to participate in American Legion Summer Program

Massapequa American Legion Post 1066 selected Massapequa High School students, Lawrence J. Brussel Jr. and Taylor LaPorta to participate in the American Legion Boys State and Auxiliary Girls State Summer Program. N.C. 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, March 10 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Root pruning workshop to better your bonsai, March 11

The Bonsai Society of Greater New York, Inc. will host a root pruning workshop, Fri., March 11, 8 p.m. at the Farmingdale College Greenhouse.  More...

Live Concert featuring the Banjo Rascals this Sunday

The Banjo Rascals will hold a concert, Sun. March 13, 1 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

REFEREE’S NOTICE OF SALE IN FORECLOSURE SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF NASSAU AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff – against – CARLOS CARRASCO, et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of F More...