October 31, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

What the folks out there are thinking this elections season

After spending weeks talking to candidates and publishing their stories, we went out into the streets and asked voters what was on their minds this election season. Following are there responses. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Packard students raise funds for Red Cross

To help those affected by the World Trade Center disaster, members of Plainedge More...

Students selected for All State concert

Plainedge High School students Anthony Caputo and Joseph Fantozzi have been selected to participate in the prestigious New York State School Music Association More...

Plainedge students participate in Shadow Day

Nassau County Commissioner of Jurors Thomas DeVivo, met with Plainedge students Jennifer Daddario, Beth Walsh, Kevin Johns and David Kaplan, at the Court House in Mineola as part of Plainedge High School More...

Obituaries

Veteran Robert Olsen, 65, former Massapequa resident

Robert Olsen was an avid Yankee fan, but when he moved to Vero Beach, Florida, the former Massapequan took a job working for the Los Angeles Dodgers at their spring training camp there. More...

Josephine E. Knief, hard-working mother, dies at age 84

Josephine E. Knief lost her husband when she was a young mother and raised her two children alone. She worked full time and still provided them with the time, love and support they needed, said her daughter Carol Joy Knief. More...

MSD closes case on controversial sex-ed class

The Massapequa School District has completed its final review of a controversial incident that occurred last semester in a sixth grade class. More...

Car strikes LIPA pole

On October 16, an automobile crashed into H. Garrick Williams Park on Ritter Avenue in East Massapequa. The vehicle broke a LIPA power pole in half. LIPA workers responded and repaired the damage. Photo by Joe Turner More...

Lower taxes and breaking the Republican machine. Can you imagine if a CEO of a major corporation told the stock holders that they were $60 million in the hole and then it turned into $120 million? Who takes responsibility? I am a Republican but it has go

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People/Social

Local artist releases Christmas CD

Keyboardist Ronald A. Busse, of Lindenhurst, announces the release of his debut CD, a collection of popular holiday favorites entitled A Magical Christmas. More...

Plainedge students and graduates named AP scholars

A total of 26 Plainedge seniors and recent graduates have been named AP Scholars by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level AP exams. More...

Local residents accepted at Fordham University

The following local residents were accepted to Fordham University in New York City: Michael Sheppard of Massapequa, a May graduate of Saint Anthony More...

Events & Calendar

Post CALENDAR OF EVENTS The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, November 1

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Long Islanders make strides against breast cancer

You or someone you know has been touched by breast cancer. Twenty three thousand Long Islanders are doing something about it. More...

Artist gives hands on workshop

Participants in a hands-on workshop given by artist Beth S. Goldberg at the Bar Harbor Library on September 25, had the opportunity to create their own original collages and paintings. More...