November 28, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Local folks in the news

Legislator Salvatore B. Pontillo, (14th L.D.) was on hand to congratulate Joseph Eisner on his well-deserved retirement. Eisner has been library director at the Plainedge Public Library since 1972. More...

ASD votes to hold $7M bond vote January 15th

The Amityville School Board agreed this week to hold a vote asking residents of the school district to approve an additional $7 million to complete construction and remediate damages at the Park Avenue School complex. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Sixth grade students at East Lake school focus on favorite authors

In Mrs. Cawley More...

Ryan Kitzen

, of Massapequa Park, a soccer player at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, was named to the All-Centennial Conference first team by the league recently. More...

Local athelte makes good at Potsdam

Shawn Jones, of Massapequa Park, a junior at the State University of New York at Potsdam, is a rookie player with their rugby team, the Polecats. His usual position is scrum half. More...

Obituaries

Ottavio Cangialosi, 74, a former Massapequan

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, December 1, for Ottavio Cangialosi, a former Massapequan who died in Pennsylvania November 14. He was 74 years old. More...

Michael Davanzo, 76, of Oceanside, former Massapequa Park resident

Michael Davanzo, of Oceanside and formerly of Massapequa Park, died November 16, 2001 at the age of 76. Mr. More...

John W. Taylor, of Farmingdale, WWII Veteran

John W. Taylor, of Farmingdale, died November 16, 2001. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Mr. More...

Opinion

Nassau needs to do better with its BOE

As the publishers of newspapers that serve readers in both the counties of Nassau and Suffolk we are reminded each election of the significant difference in efficiency between the two counties More...

State test scores should give direction to schools, not mark their success or failure

Recently a Massapequa resident sent a letter to the editor in which he concludes that based on the fourth and eighth grade New York State Math and English Language Arts test results, our schools are not on par with others in Nassau County. More...

Bob Wilcox, a friend to his country and Village

If the "good die young" then the great ones like Bob Wilcox, an authentic World War II hero, die much later. Bob More...

Plainedge Devils clinch playoff, edged by Wantagh

The vastly improved Plainedge Red Devils (6-2) wound up their 2001 regular season with a convincing 35-0 whitewashing of Jericho on Friday night, November 9. More...

Is your home dressed up for the holidays?

Once again, the Massapequa Post and the Chamber of Commerce of the Massapequas are sponsoring the annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest. More...

Please Meet: Bob Elder, volunteer extraordinaire

Bob Elder has helped to raise more than $50,000 for the St. Rose of Lima Outreach Program in Massapequa. More...

 

People/Social

Local woman celebrates 50 years teaching dance in Massapequa

In 1951 Corinne Rodi established Corinne More...

Navy man gives first person account of Pentagon attack

On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, Navy Captain Kenneth K. Senn was across the street from the Pentagon at the Navy Annex, sitting at his desk watching the news report about the attack on the World Trade Center towers. More...

Brooke Burkhard to wed Desmond Laffey

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Burkhard of Massapequa announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke to Desmond Laffey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Laffey of East Williston. Brooke is a 1992 graduate of Massapequa High School. More...

Events & Calendar

Post CALENDAR OF EVENTS The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, November 29

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Massapequa Philharmonic presents violinist Rachel Lee in winter concert

The Massapequa Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of its new Principal Conductor Yuval Waldman, presents violinist, Rachel Lee, who will perform Saint-Saens Violin Concerto No. 3 in B-Minor, Saturday evening, December 1, 8:30 p.m. More...

Hunter Squires Jackson to hold Chinese auction

Hunter Squires Jackson American Legion Auxiliary Post 1218 is holding a Chinese Auction, Sunday, December 2 at 133 Dixon Ave., Amityville. Doors will open 2 p.m. and the auction will run until 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 and refreshments will be served. More...