May 1, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville School board approves $51.3M budget

by Carolyn James More...

Correction

A front page story that appeared in last week More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

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Packard students "Say No To Drugs"

Plainedge's Sylvia Packard Middle School's SADD Students Against Destructive Decisions donated the $700 proceeds of the "Say No To Drugs" dance to the wife and four children of an executive with Cantor Fitzgerald who lost his life in the World Trade More...

Plainedge students named winners of Inventor Challenge

Schwarting School fifth grader Alexa Vieni (right) is a top ten Grand Prize winner in the Kid Inventor Challenger 2001, a toy inventing contest sponsored by the Wild Planet Toy Company. More...

Opinion

International issue hits hometown paper

As readers of this newspaper know very well, we rarely express an opinion in an editorial on a national or international issue. We leave that to the New York Times, Newsday and other daily newspapers serving our communities. More...

Massapequa Library lobby should be open early Dear Editor:

On a recent bad weather day at 8:50 a.m. under cover of rain, wind and raw cold a group of people were outside huddled together waiting for the library to open. More...

Readers continue comment on Middle East conflict

Thank you for your courageous editorial "Israeli More...

Town of Oyster Bay to hear appeal from taxi company

A West Babylon-based taxi company is asking the Oyster Bay Town Board to reconsider its application for a taxi permit to operate here. The company, Sunset, was previously denied a renewal of its permit by the Town Clerk More...

Local folks in the news

Addison Elko, a fifth grade student at Lockhart Elementary, was chosen to represent the United States as a Student Ambassador with the "People to People Student Ambassador Program." Addison will have the opportunity to travel to England, Ireland, a More...

Snakelace

Why read about a snake in school when you can see one? Timmy Maisch of Lockhart Elementary School had the same idea when he was asked to bring his cornsnake into Mrs. Kurtz's third grade class. More...

 

People/Social

•Timothy John Kennery and Tobias Philip Mag, both of North Massapequa, have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2001 semester at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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The Griffins announce the arrival of their daughter

Michele and Brian Griffin, of Massapequa, announce the birth of their daughter, Faith Noel, born February 27, 2002. She weighed seven pounds, three ounces and was 18 and one half inches long. More...

Tricia Campbell to wed Raymond Bailey

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Murphy of Massapequa and Mr. John Campbell of Commack announce the engagement of their daughter, Tricia Anne Campbell, to Mr. Raymond A. Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Avery Bailey of Madison, WV. More...

Obituaries

Dione Switzer, former Massapequa Park Village resident, 71 years old

Dione Switzer, of Virginia Beach, died April 11, 2002. Born in September 1932, a year after Massapequa Park officially became a village, the great grand-daughter of the area More...

Priscilla K. Engelhardt (nee Kee), of Massapequa

Priscilla K. Engelhardt (nee Kee), of Massapequa, died April 9, 2002. She is predeceased by her husband, Robert. Surviving Mrs. More...

Ernest Bier, of South Farmingdale

Ernest (Ernie) Bier, of South Farmingdale, died April 11, 2002. He is predeceased by his wife, Mary. Surviving Mr. More...

Poll

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