December 5, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa C of C brings on the holidays

The Massapequa Chamber of Commerce is holding its second annual tree and Menorah lighting ceremony Friday, December 7, 7 p.m., at Sunrise Highway and Hicksville Road. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Farmingdale educators celebrate 25 years of team teaching

This year, Farmingdale High School teachers Ken Schwinn and Flora Hartford celebrate their 25th year of team-teaching the Humanities program, which won the New York English Council Best Program Award in 1994, the College Board Best Program Award in More...

Birch Lane School hosts National Circus Project workshop

Julianna Doria, a fifth grader at Birch Lane Elementary School in Massapequa Park, practices her skill manipulating a diablo during a recent school workshop given by the National Circus Project. More...

Plainedge students recognized as National Hispanic Scholars

Plainedge High School seniors Vanessa Cudabac, Mario Gonzales and Francisco Isenberg, have been designated as Scholar in the National Hispanic Recognition program, meaning they are in the top two percent of all students nationwide who qualify for th More...

Obituaries

Brian Flynn, 43, of Massapequa

Brian Flynn, of Massapequa, died November 27, 2001 at the age of 43. He was born in Rockville Centre in 1958. Mr. Flynn is survived by his son, Gerald; his parents, Gerald and Alice and his siblings Kathleen Kling, Kevin Flynn and Karen Maffucci. More...

Leon N. Kanopka, Jr., 39, former resident of Massapequa

Leon N. Kanopka, Jr., of Massapequa, died November 3, 2001 at the age of 39. He was born in Brooklyn in 1962. He was a production manager for Medical Electronics Instrutech Corp. in Port Washington. More...

Elizabeth Muller, 93, former resident of Massapequa

Elizabeth Muller, a resident of the Parkview Nursing Home in Massapequa for the past 10 years, died at the nursing home on Thanksgiving morning, November 22, 2001 at the age of 93. She was born in Germany on February 15, 1902. More...

State and Town officials work together on Unqua Lake dredging project

New York State Assemblyman Steve Labriola (R, Massapequa) pictured left and Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, pictured right meet with residents to review the ongoing dredging project at Unqua Lake at Marjorie Post Park. More...

Village Board decides to defend ZBA

After reviewing new information provided to them by counsel, the Massapequa Park Village Board voted to hire the law firm of Ryan and Brennan of Floral Park to represent the Village in a challenge filed against its Zoning Board of Appeals.   More...

Fire Commissioners

elections set for Dec. 11th More...

 

People/Social

Boy Scouts of America promotes Theodore Roosevelt Council executive

Bruce "Trip" McMillan, Scout executive of the Theodore Roosevelt Council Boy Scouts of America has been promoted to assistant regional director/operations for the Northeast Region Boys Scouts of America effective November 12. More...

Birch Lane school shows off Halloween costumes

Patricia Dempsey, a first grade teacher at Birch Lane Elementary School in Massapequa Park, led students from her class in a march around the school More...

Massapequa Fire Department visits second graders at McKenna Elementary

On Friday, November 2, representatives from the Massapequa Fire Department joined Mrs. Antignano to view the fire prevention bulletin board created by Mrs. Cervone, Mrs. O'Shea and the second graders at McKenna Elementary School, Massapequa. More...

Events & Calendar

Post CALENDAR OF EVENTS

THURSDAY, December 6 More...

Amity Historical Society to hold annual Christmas party

On Sunday, December 9, 2 to 4 p.m., the Amityville Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas Party at the museum, 170 Broadway, Amityville, featuring Santa for the children, Alan Lush entertaining at the keyboard in the front parlor and Joe More...

Holiday concert to be held at Seaford H.S.

The Marian Male Chorus and the Seaford Community Band will present their annual holiday concert Saturday, December 15, celebrating Christmas and Hannukah. The concert will be held 8 p.m. More...

Opinion

We call upon readers generosity, once again

Each year, our local charitable organizations do a tremendous job of helping to provide a happy and bountiful holiday for all of the families in our community who are in need. More...

Guest Column Defense investment sustains national will

Evil is attacked at its vines, but defeated only at its roots. If there is a similarity to the months following Japan More...

Neighbors, friends and political challengers Dear Editor:

I would like to share with the readers of the Massapequa Post my thoughts about my dear friend, Bob Wilcox, who passed away recently. More...