April 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Councilwoman Johnson announces second S.T.O.P. collection

The second of eight 2015 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal (S.T.O.P.-Stop Throwing Out Pollutants), Electronic Waste (e-waste) and Drug Collection programs for Oyster Bay Town residents is scheduled for Sat., May 2, and will be held at the Town of O More...

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Schools/Sports

Please meet the 2014 local scholars

•Thomas Cassaro, of Massapequa, was named to the dean’s list at Emory College, Atlanta, Georgia for the fall 2014 semester. More...

Rep. Pete King honors Joseph Butterworth on Congressional nomination to US Merchant Marine Academy

Rep. Pete King (R-Seaford) congratulated Joseph Butterworth on receiving a Congressional nomination to the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Butterworth, a Massapequa Park resident, is currently a student at Massapequa High School. More...

Massapequa High School Rifle Team competes at West Point with top scores

Shown, left to right, are Captain Julie Kapuvari, Ken Calamia of the Roslyn Rifle & Revolver Club, Coach Alex Norden and Michael Seith. 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 30 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Special ice rink sessions being offered at ToBay Ice Skating Center

The Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center will offer extended sessions during the spring season through June 28, according to Town Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia. The spring schedule ice sessions for the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating center will be: More...

Volunteer with Rebuilding Together, L.I. at next meeting

Rebuilding Together, LI is an organization of volunteers that does free home repairs for low-income families, particularly those who are elderly, disabled and/or single-parent families at no cost to the homeowner. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation SwatMosquito Control LLC filedwith the Secretary of State ofNew York (2/27/15) Officelocation: Nassau. More...

MPK Village tables hearing on proposed boat law after residents raise strong opposition

A public hearing about proposed changes to Village code that would redefine commercial vehicles and limit where Village residents could keep their commercial vehicles, trailers and boats will be continued on Mon., May 11 at Village Hall at 8 p.m. More...

Amityville School District to present $86.23M budget to voters May 19; plan is within NYS tax cap

The Amityville School Board approved a budget for the coming year of $86.23 million. That reflects a budget to-budget increase of 3.97 percent. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Weekend Events Friday, May 1 • Little Cub Scouts Story Time at the Massapequa 523 Central Avenue library, 516-798-4607. • Line Dancing at the Massapequa Harbor Lane library, 40 Harbor Lane, 516-799-0770. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa scouts help restore natural barriers at Tobay Beach

Massapequa Boy Scouts Troop 660 and Cub Scouts Pack 696 joined together to help plant dune grass at Tobay Beach recently. More...

Rep. Pete King honors Jack Feehan and Nicholas Vinberg

Rep. Pete King (R-Seaford) congratulated Jack Feehan (left) of Massapequa and Nicholas Vinberg (right) of Massapequa Park on receiving a Congressional nomination to the United States Merchant Marine Academy. More...

Eagle Scout Kevin Woll honored by MPK officials

Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato attended an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony in honor of Kevin Woll recently held at Village Hall in Massapequa Park. Pravato presented a citation to Woll acknowledging his accomplishment. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

He’s been bugging me so long; I can’t put him off any longer. More...

Opinion

Aye! Aye! to MPK Village’s proposed boat law

It is never easy for government to change things that have been allowed to go on within a community for many years. More...

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All share in the dysfunction of government

Dear Editor: Upon reading the letter under Public Commentary (April 2, 2015-Conservative’s compassion is a selfish political policy) from William H. More...