April 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

MPK officials to take on carters who violate local codes

Will Massapequa Park soon be taking action against businesses that have dumpsters emptied and garbage carted away during overnight hours? More...

Spring Weekend Events

Saturday, April 7   •On Sat., April 7 at 2 p.m., the Central Avenue Library will have Simple Science Saturday. The Brush Bots are back! Create your own brush bot robot and race it in our Brush Bot Tournament. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Eastplain Elementary School students dress up as Dr. Seuss

In honor of Dr. More...

Eastplain Elementary School enjoys special yoga workshop

As part of the physical education curriculum, students at Eastplain Elementary School in the Plainedge School District received a special yoga workshop.  More...

Albany Avenue Elementary School got a taste of the Far East

The third-grade class at Albany Avenue Elementary School got a taste of the Far East during an interactive assembly titled, Let’s go to China. 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, April 5   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Saladino and Johnson offer additional free Boating Safety Seminar

After completing two highly successful Boating Safety Seminars, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Councilwoman Michele John- son announced plans to offer a third Boating Safety Seminar on Sat., May 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Amityville Historical Society art show

The Amityville Historical Society is sponsoring a spring art show Sun., April 8 at the Lauder Museum, 170 Broadway, Amityville. The show will feature local artists and there will be an opening reception from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Invitation to BiddersBOARD OF INVITATIONAmityville Union FreeSchool DistrictPUBLIC NOTICE: Onbehalf of a cooperative ofSchool Districts in Nassau County, The Board ofEducation of the AmityvilleUnion Free School District,Amityville, New York, inaccord More...

O'Bay gets bonding upgrade

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino announced recently that Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings has upgraded the Town’s long-term credit rating from junk bond status to investment grade. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa resident national guardswoman recieves promotion to Private First Class

Laura Catano, from Massapequa and assigned to the Company E, 3-142nd Aviation, received a promotion to the rank of Private First Class.  Major General Anthony P. More...

MPK Garden Club holding Hats Off to Spring 'fun raiser'

The Massapequa Park Garden Club’s annual 'fun raiser' will be held Wed., April 18, 7 p.m. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m.  More...

News 12 anchorwoman honored by Town officials at St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino, Town Councilman Louis B. Imbroto and Town Councilman Thomas P. Hand recently joined with Congressman Peter T. King, Nassau County Legislator James D. Kennedy and Farmingdale Village Trustee Dr. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

OK, what’s the verdict? Can you teach an old dog new tricks?  If so, should you? Here’s what recent research says:  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Mary Cifarelli, former Massapequa Post editor and teacher, at 83

Mary Cifarelli, a former teacher and editor at the Massapequa Post newspaper in the early 1980s, died March 18, 2018. She was 83 years old and had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer several months earlier.  More...

Opinion

Vote for your money’s worth at your library

Next Tuesday, April 10, your local libraries will be conducting their annual budget votes and trustee elections. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

“Out at First” — by Jack M. Beebe

The other day, in late afternoon, I took a ride thru John Burns Park. Even though it was 40 degrees, there were signs of spring.  On one field, the high school girls ran the bases for the coach. Some, in baseball uniforms. More...