November 14, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

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Events & Calendar

Post CALENDAR OF EVENTS The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, November 15

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Friends of Massapequa Preserve to hold open meeting November 15th

Friends of Massapequa Preserve is holding an open meeting Thursday, November 15, 7 p.m. at the Bar Harbor branch of the Massapequa Public Library. More...

Landmarks Preservation Commision meeting set

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Town of Oyster Bay Landmarks Preservation Commission has been scheduled for Thursday, November 15, 7 p.m. in the fourth floor conference room of Town Hall East, 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay. More...

Obituaries

Grace G. Baker, resident of Massapequa for 45 years

Grace G. Baker, a resident of Massapequa for 45 years and a former longtime employee with Brunswick Hospital Center in Amityville, died suddenly of a heart attack October 17, 2001. She was 76 years old. More...

Paul N. Coppola, former Massapequan and charter member of the Massapequa Elks

Paul N. Coppola, formerly of Massapequa, died September 24, 2001. He was a proud charter member of the Massapequa Elks. More...

Local folks in the news

As part of its ongoing altruism program, Mid Island Lodge No. 828 Knights of Pythias provided funding for the Town of Oyster Bay's group activities program for the handicapped. More...

Village Zoning Board to Village: Don't fence us in Boards at odds over how to handle challenge to ZBA decision

An application for a variance for a fence has turned into a major legal battle between the Village of Massapequa Park and its Zoning Board of Appeals. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Astronomy

Recently at Massapequa High School, Mrs. Eden taught astronomy like few do; with fruits, vegetables and tennis balls. With these unusual objects, students created extremely engaging models of the solar systems. More...

Massapequa Public Schools new teacher orientation

A new teacher orientation was held recently for the Massapequa Public Schools. Over the span of two days, teachers were introduced to key personnel in the district, introduced to important teaching strategies and even took part in a science lesson. More...

Plainedge students commended

Principal Carole Reece congratulates Plainedge High School seniors Freddie LaFemina, Francisco Eisenberg and Mike Clyne, who earned Commended Status in the 2002 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Opinion

The POST celebrates 50 years of covering the Massapequas

A half a century ago this week, Ira Cahn published the first edition of the Massapequa POST. It covered the community as it changed and grew and as its residents came to look upon the POST as their newspaper. More...

Massapequa schools, once exceeded state standards, now ranks at the bottom Dear Editor: Re: Massapequa School Test Results

The October 24 issue of Newsday listed the fourth and eighth grade math and reading scores for Nassau and Suffolk public schools. More...

Republican politians serve the machine, not the people Dear Editor:

Long time, hope all is well for you and the Post. I now live in Laguna Beach, California and once in a while read up on my home-town political news. I must say your endorsements are scary, and I didn More...