May 23, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Zahn wins the silver

Lindsey Zahn recently won a silver medal for her presentation on Pascal More...

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Schools/Sports

Students receive letters from storybook authors

During one of the many snowy days we experienced this winter, teacher Arnel Leitman, a teacher in the Plainedge school district, read her first and second graders the picture book, The Snowman, written by Raymond Briggs. More...

Packard’s award winning poetry

At Plainedge More...

Principal meets PARP challenge

As part of Plainedge More...

Opinion

Where have all the children gone?

There is something sad and forlorn about an empty park. Still swings, untrodden grass and long, slides that glisten in the morning sun without the shadow of a child More...

Get into the Political Arena by Martin H. Schwartz TACO SALAD

For this column, I have interviewed Nassau Democratic Legislative Majority Leader, Judy Jacobs. More...

P’dge, Farmingdale and Massapequa voters okay school budgets In Plainedge, longtime board member defeated

By a vote of 1,337 to 1,038, voters in the Plainedge School District approved their annual school budget for 2001-2002 and elected three new school board members. More...

MSD makes schools handicapped accessible

Saying it will bring the district in compliance with the spirit of the federal laws dealing with handicapped accessibility, Massapequa school officials have reviewed several options for its elementary school buildings, including purchasing a special More...

Local people in the News

Assemblyman Steve Labriola (R-Massapequa) greets New York State land surveyors who were in Albany to promote their legislative agenda. Pictured, left to right, are Robert Smith, John Robinson, Assemblyman Labriola and Malcolm Shaw. More...

 

People/Social

Bill Van Wagner

State Kiwanians welcomed Massapequa Kiwanis President Bill Van Wagner onto the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Center Foundation Board. More...

Plainedge inducts honor students

Plainedge High School inducted students into the English, Math and Foreign Language Honor Societies on April 19, 7;30 p.m. More...

Marlow is a winner!

Erica Marlow, a recent winner of the Long Island Basketball Free Throw Contest, has won the New York State contest and is now the New York State Free Throw Champion in the thirteen-year-old girl category. More...

Events & Calendar

Post CALENDAR OF EVENTS The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:

THURSDAY, May 24 More...

School's on - mark your calendars

Please remember that, as per the 2000-2001 district calendar, schools in the Massapequa school district will be in session on May 25 and 29 as these dates were used as snow days on March 5 and 6. Please mark your calendars. More...

Plainedge seeks volunteers for pre-K advisory board

The Plainedge School District will convene a prekindergarten advisory board, as required by New York State, charged with making recommendations to the Board of Education regarding the establishment of a prekindergarten program. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?