January 23, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Kiwanian Award

On behalf of New York State Kiwanis Governor John Gridley, Massapequa Kiwanis President Bill Van Wagner presented the prestigious New York State Distinguished Kiwanian Award to longtime Kiwanian and Past President Ted Heim at a recent Kiwanis dinner More...

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Schools/Sports

Plainedge East Plain kindergarten students move into new classrooms

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Plainedge to hold kindergarten registration

The Plainedge Schools will register children eligible for the fall 2002 kindergarten program during the afternoons of January 23, 24 and 25. More...

Lockhart’s Halloween parade shows all-American pride

Lockhart students show off their patriotic colors during the Halloween Costume and Pumpkin contest sponsored by the PTA. More...

Obituaries

Catherine V. O’Connell dies at age 78

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Florence T. Roman of Massapequa Park

Florence T. Roman, of Massapequa Park, died January 7, 2002. She is predeceased by her husband Anthony. Surviving Mrs. More...

Elizabeth Walbroel, former Massapequa resident

Elizabeth Walbroel, of Deland, Florida and formerly of Massapequa and Mattituck, died December 29, 2001 at the age of 94. She is predeceased by her husband, Goswin. Surviving Mrs. More...

Village to hear plans for use of 300 Bowl

After nearly six months of negotiations, the Village of Massapequa will be holding a public hearing January 28 at 8 p.m. in the Village Hall, to determine the future of the commercial property at 5050 Sunrise Highway, presently 300 Bowl. More...

Local folks in the news

Last month, Cub Scouts from Dens 1 and 2 of Pack 5 took a tour of the Massapequa Post to see how a weekly newspaper is published. They learned about the various jobs people do and what their roles and responsibilities are. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa High School students recognized in state-wide essay contest

The New York Council for the Humanities presented two $500 college scholarships to Massapequa High School students, Dominick Totino and Patrick Yu, at the Young Scholars Award Ceremony, an event the Council holds each October. More...

Christine Perrone graduates from advanced Army training

Army Pvt. Christine N. Perrone has graduated from the food service specialist advanced individual training course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Virginia. More...

Local couples celebrate 50 years together

Local couples were honored recently with a ceremony marking 50 years of marriage. The ceremony was held by the Most Rev. William Murphy, Bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, December 9, at St. Kilian More...

Events & Calendar

Calendar The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, January 24

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NMFD to hold blood drive

The North Massapequa Fire Department will be hosting a blood drive Friday, January 25 at Fire Department Headquarters (Broadway and Albany Avenue, 4 to 9 p.m. to help replenish low supplies at local blood banks, according to Chief Kenneth Blinder. More...

TOB first half of taxes due

Oyster Bay Town residents are reminded that the First Half of the 2002 General Tax Levy was due on January 1, but can be paid without penalty through Febrauary 11. Please be certain to sign your check, payable to James J. More...

Opinion

Carding every American is a victory for terrorism

A lot has changed since terrorists hijacked four planes and slammed three of them into the Pentagon and the World Trade Center September 11, including the loss of our sense of security and safety in this great land. More...

A Massapequan remembers PO Timothy Roy

Like most Americans, I was profoundly affected by the events of September 11, 2001. More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?