April 24, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Local athletes play before home crowd   In front of a crowd of 400 at John Burns Park in Massapequa,Penn State University defeated the Long Island Lady Riders, 2-1, in a

pre-season friendly game Saturday April 13. Former New Hyde Park Lady Bengal Stephanie Smith scored a goal in each half for the Nittany Lions, ranked #7 by the NCAA. More...

New season begins with wins for girls Lacrosse

The Massapequa Lacrosse Booster Club reports that the girls varsity team has kicked off the season in winning fashion. On March 15, the Chiefs defeated Wantagh, in a non-league game, followed by wins against Clarke, Plainview and Lynbrook. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Authors at East Lake Elementary try their hand at being authors

Two manuscripts, written by East Lake Elementary School students, Massapequa Park, were recently submitted to Scholastic Books More...

Massapequa Magnet students present Expert Night

In the picture are Tommy Marzec and Eric Wong from Massapequa More...

Ice Age hits Albany Avenue School

Classrooms were transformed into arctic habitats and science stations, connected by an ice tunnel that was once a hallway, when fifth graders at Albany Avenue Elementary School in Farmingdale held their JASON Fair for JASON Project XIII: F More...

Opinion

MPK Village remembers...

What a wonderful response from the community with regard to the memorial benches throughout Massapequa Park Village. More...

The concept of individual rights in the Middle East

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Mammos still the most effective way of detecting cancer Dear Editor:

A recent Danish study, published in Lancet, questioned the effectiveness of mammograms to save women More...

Life Center applies for permit to open office in Massapequa

Saying they wanted to help pregnant women make "informed" choices, The Life Center of Long Island is planning to open a 2,000 square foot office at 35 Willow Street, Massapequa, a site within walking distance of a Planned Parenthood facili More...

New Trustee seeks to set record straight on residency in MPK

Unofficial opinions from the state Board of Elections and State Comptrollers offices support the position of recently sworn in Massapequa Park Village Trustee Jeffrey Pravato that he is not in violation of any laws since he moved out of his home and More...

Dedication set in name of former Postmaster Jerry Fiorenza

A dedication ceremony for Fiorenza Way will be held Friday April 26, at 11 a.m., at the Massapequa Post Office, 80 Killians Road, (at Sunrise Highway). More...

 

People/Social

Leg. Peter Schmitt honored by Elks

Nassau County Legislator Peter J. Schmitt, the Republican Delegation Leader of the Legislature, was named the 2001 Citizen of the Year by the Massapequa Lodge of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. More...

Events & Calendar

Massapequa Chiefs Lacrosse Booster Club announces upcoming events

The Massapequa Chiefs Lacrosse Booster Club, an organization dedicated to support and promote the game of lacrosse within the Massapequa school district and the community has announced their events for the spring season. More...

TOB to plant Liberty Tree

As a way of saluting the Town More...

Plainedge Wellness Council sponsors family Fun Walk

The Plainedge Wellness Council is sponsoring a family fun walk, Saturday, April 27 at the Plainedge High School athletic field. Walk in registration begins 8:30 a.m. with the walk starting at 9 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Anthony Gelardi, 34 year resident of Massapequa

"When they first met him, my parents described him as More...

Poll

Do you approve of the way the Obama administration is handling the Ebola crisis?