May 9, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Three running for F'dale school board In Massapequa Arlene Martin running unopposed

In the Farmingdale school district, two trustees More...

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Michael Cimino More...

Contest in Farmingdale Schools (Continued from page 3)

and social issues facing our children today. This is the next step for me to bring forward my knowledge and experience to enhance the BOE decision making body More...

Four running in Amityville Schools where two sides clearly divided

Voters in the Amityville School District will make a decisive move on May 15, when they select two individuals to the school board. Their decision will either further entrench the board More...

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Schools/Sports

Local youngster wins Karate tournament

Nicholas Quaranto is a 10-year-old junior black belt karate student at the American Black Belt Academy in Massapequa Park. More...

Student Council members

Plainedge More...

Farmingdale’s Woodward Parkway kids all heart

Fifth and sixth graders at Woodward Parkway Elementary School in Farmingdale raised more than $4,000 for the American Heart Association (AHA) during their recent "Jump Rope for Heart" fundraising effort. More...

Opinion

Local control means more than just voting on school district budgets

In this week More...

Why are school districts different?

Essentially, School Districts were supposed to be governed by local control; local people running local schools and getting local approval for the way they did things. More...

Make an investment in your community May 15th Dear Editor:

I am writing this letter to express my interest in our upcoming school budget vote. The community needs to know some facts about this budget. Firstly, we approved a bond issue and now we need to pay for the work that is being done to our schools. More...

$30M suit filed against MPK

Saying they are holding out hope that a negotiated settlement can be reached, and that a major lawsuit can be avoided, attorneys for the Village of Massapequa Park, and those representing cellular tower operators and providers, continue to talk. More...

Five vie for three seats in Plainedge

For the first time in many years, residents in the Plainedge School district will vote for candidates for the board of education who are running for specific seats. More...

Five vie for three seats in Plainedge (Continued from cover)

budget, said it was a sound spending plan that would give the students and staff what they needed to help reach their goals while passing along a reasonable tax increase. More...

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confirmed that the Board of Commissioners was concerned with the original height of the tower at 105-feet and that it had done some testing on its own tower that showed it would have been a problem. More...

Prostate screening

Each year, according to the American Cancer Society 250,000 men in the United States discover they have prostate cancer. The early stages of prostate cancer often manifest no symptoms. More...

 

People/Social

Girl Scouts from Troop 3178 in Farmingdale visit local dentist

Girl Scout Troop 3178 from Woodward Parkway School in Farmingdale, came to the Greater Long Island Dental Health Associates in Massapequa to help celebrate National Children More...

Local Scholars

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Martone takes new position

Patrick M. Martone, of Massapequa, has been named chief executive officer of the Hallmark Nursing Centre, Inc. More...

Obituaries

Edward Scotti, member of local Knights of Columbus

Edward Scotti found pleasure in playing Santa Claus for children every year, and he was known as the Mayor of his neighborhood because he was always there to trim a tree or reach out to someone who needed help. More...

David J. Gilmartin, former Massapequan, veteran

David J. Gilmartin, a former resident of Massapequa, died April 27, 2001 in Wilmington, North Carolina. More...

Bereavement group forming

Have you experienced a loss in your life? Have you lost a job? More...