November 8, 2000 RSS feed / Front Page

Third generation makes rite of passage

Local barber Tom Sawyer of Amityville sharpens his scissors as he prepares to give little Thomas Cox his first haircut. Tom Sawyer was also at the ready when it was time for Thomas' father, Ed Cox Jr. More...

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Second graders Alexander Charles of Massapequa, left, and Amorelle Clarke enjoy peer reading at Grace Day School in Massapequa. More...

How’re we doin’ against the Asian Longhorned Beetle?

After cutting down more than 1,600 trees in communities from Massapequa to Islip, and spending more than $1 million dollars to defeat the Longhorned Asian Beetle, state and federal officials can now only wait and hope that their work has been effect More...

 

Obituaries

Patricia K. McVeigh, Massapequa resident, worked as registered nurse

Patricia K. McVeigh fought a terminal illness for 18 years, relying upon faith and family to get her through each day. And, throughout that time, she was able to fulfill her wish of seeing her children grow up. More...

James J. Raucci, 43, resident of North Massapequa

James J. Raucci, a resident of North Massapequa for 49 years, died October 23, 2000. He was 82 years old. More...