August 15, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville School board gives superintendent notice MAC-Pack says it won't renew her contract, which expires September 2002

The contract between the Amityville School district and its Superintendent of Schools Dr. Rhoda Pierre expires September, 2002 but the school board announced at a meeting last week that it will not be renewing the agreement. More...

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Schools/Sports

McKenna Elementary community helpers

Second grade students in Ms. Laviola More...

Author - illustrator night at East Lake school

East Lake School in Massapequa Park was brimming with local authors and illustrators on the evening of June 1, as 25 Long Island literary artists took up residence in the gym. More...

Students perform skits for safety assembly

Plainedge parent Dan Yuengling, an advocate for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, met with Eastplain Elementary School fifth graders in Plainedge prior to their assembly program on helping children learn how to be safe when the More...

Obituaries

Kevin Farley of Massapequa Park, loving husband and father

Kevin Farley, of Massapequa Park, died July 22, 2001 at the age of 37. He is survived by his wife, Lisa; his children Michael, age eight and Tara, age six and his parents Donal and Maureen. Also surviving Mr. More...

Elwood Kirkland, 80, World War II veteran

Elwood Hugh Kirkland, of Massapequa, died July 27, 2001 at the age of 80. Surviving Mr. Kirkland are his wife Meredith; his children Jean Sutton and Hugh Kirkland and five grandchildren. More...

Opinion

Massapeuqa Park Village ZBA gets credit for job well done

The extent to which the general public holds its public officials in low regard has always confounded us. More...

Guest Columnist Get into the political arena by Martin H. Schwartz TACO SALAD

For this column I have interviewed Nassau Democratic County Executive candidate, Tom DiNapoli. More...

MPK residents must elect officials who speak for them Dear Editor:

I must commend and applaud the wonderful letter written last week by Frank McLoughlin. I More...

Village ZBA denies former Mayor’s fence variance

After more than two hours of discussion, the Massapequa Park Village Zoning Board of Appeals voted June 27 to deny a variance to former Mayor Camillo Giannattasio that would have allowed him to maintain a six-foot fence put up in violation of Villag More...

Massapequa School's bond rating gets a boost

At its annual organizational meeting on July 12th, the Massapequa Board of Education reselected Arlene Martin as its President for the academic year 2001-02. More...

 

People/Social

Girl scout presented with Silver Award

Assemblyman Steve Labriola (R, Massapequa) recently presented a New York State Legislative Certificate to Jennifer Molloy, Plainedge Girl Scout Troop 3502, as recipient of the Silver Award, the second highest award given to a Girl Scout. More...

Haugs announce arrival of Jacob Brian

Brian and Karen Haug of East Windsor, New Jersey, announce the birth of their son, Jacob (Jake) Brian Haug on July 24, 2001, 5:51 a.m. He weighed six pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 inches long. Jake was welcomed home by his big sister Carly. More...

Massapequa’s 11 and 12 year-olds make State Little League championship

Massapequa 11 and 12 year olds made the New York State Little League Championships and Nassau County Legislator Peter J. Schmitt was on hand to throw out the first ball. More...

Events & Calendar

Post CALENDAR OF EVENTS The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, August 16

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Barbershop quartet rehearsals to be held

Rehearsals will be held in North Babylon Tuesdays, September 4, 11, 18 and 25 for the Championship Twin Shores Chorus of SPEBSQSA, a growing and active chorus, with nearly 100 members. More...

Animal cages and bedding badly needed

The League for Animal Protection, Nassau County SPCA, Inc., is in great need of all types and sizes of animal enclosures-cages, crates, hutches, and pens-as well as blankets and towels. More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?