Singas Talks Goals, Crime And The Office Labrador


Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, Publisher Angela Susan Anton and Editor-in-Chief Liza N. Burby (Photo by Elizabeth Johnson)

Acting Nassau County DA Madeline Singas recently visited The Massapequa Observer office in Mineola for a round-table discussion about her agenda. The focus of the conversation was on the plans and policies she is carrying over from her prior role as chief assistant to Kathleen Rice, who is now a Congresswoman representing Nassau’s Fourth District, as well as initiatives Singas would like to implement.

“So much of the work that Kathleen started, we did together,” she said. “We began a lot of really innovative programming and I want to keep my eye on the mark and continue all the great work we’ve done.” [Read more…]

Narcotics Arrests Continue To Grow

The Narcotics/Vice Bureau detectives reported the arrest of an Amityville man for criminal possession of a controlled substance that occurred on Saturday, March 14 at 9:50 p.m. in MassDarryl Troutmanapequa. [Read more…]

“Project 21″ Drinking Initiative Succeeds In Five Arrests

Seventh Precinct Officers report the arrest of five individuals during a “Project 21” initiative that took place on Wednesday, March 11. [Read more…]

Narcotics Arrest In Massapequa

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Narcotics/Vice Bureau detectives report the arrests of two males for a narcotics related incident that occurred on Wednesday, March 11, at 9:15 p.m. in Massapequa. [Read more…]

Respect For The Seventh Precinct


Pictured from left: New York State Assemblyman Joseph Saladino, TOB Councilman Joseph Pinto, James Kennedy, representing Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano; NYS Senator Michael Venditto, Town Clerk James Altadonna, trustee Tina Schiaffino, trustee Richard Begandy, Deputy Mayor Teresa Spinosa, Mayor Jeffrey Pravato, Nassau County Police Department Acting Commissioner Thomas Krumpter, Inspector Barbieri, Commanding Officer Nassau County Police Department Seventh Precinct; Sgt. Frank Labate, Sgt. David Veverka, P.O. Joseph Gerry, P.O. Brianna Boss, P.O. Richard McDonald, P.O. Anthony Palazzola, P.O. Michael Capozzi and Trustee Daniel Pearl. (Photo by Linda Tuminello, Deputy Village Clerk)

Respect, a word made famous by the Aretha Franklin song, is something that has seemed to have disappeared from the daily lexicon when it comes to teachers, parents and especially, the police. [Read more…]

Benz Tires, Rims Targeted Nearby

Nassau County officials are advising the public of an ongoing series of larcenies involving tires and Rims being removed from 2014 and 2015 Mercedes-Benz vehicles, with one incident occurring in Massapequa. These thefts are occurring throughout the county, police said. [Read more…]

Controversial LNG Project Meeting

Where: Massapequa Public Library, Bar Harbour Building, 40 Harbour Ln., Massapequa

When: Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 6:45-8:45 p.m.

Who: Sane Energy Project, MoveOn Long Island, members of the Long Beach City Council and members of the No LNG Coalition

What: Liberty Natural Gas, LLC is proposing to build Port Ambrose, an offshore facility for liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers just a few miles from the NY/NJ harbor and our beach communities. On Wednesday night, residents of Massapequa will speak out against the project alongside MoveOn Long Island the Long Beach City Council (who has unanimously opposed Port Ambrose and passed a resolution calling on Governor Cuomo to veto the project), Sane Energy Project and members of the NoLNG Coalition. [Read more…]

Police Pinch Perv

On Tuesday, Feb. 24, a police briefing was held in the press room of the Nassau County Police Headquarters at 1490 Franklin Ave., Mineola in regards to the recent arrest of Andrew A. Andrew A. QuattroneQuattrone, 32 of Lindenhurst for Attempted Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance.

Inspector Kenneth Lack, Commanding Officer conducted the briefing. [Read more…]

Terrorists Threaten Mass Mall Owner

westfieldThe owner of Massapequa’s Sunrise Mall was threatened in a new terrorist video by a Somalia-based terror group. [Read more…]

Blue Bows Campaign Commended

Congressman Pete King (R-Seaford) commended Mark Marrazzo, owner, and Gloria Fenaroli, founder, of Bayview Florist & Montage in Massapequa Park on their “Let’s Paint This Town Blue” camDSC_0008paign, which was organized to mobilize community support for the brave men and women of our Police Departments. The florist is offering blue ribbons to its customers to display in front of their homes to demonstrate that they stand with the police against the vicious charges made against them. Not pictured is co-owner Marion Terwilliger.