May 15, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville hoopsters to head off to new challenges

With their magical championship season behind them and their high school careers coming to a close, three of the leaders of the Amityville Warriors basketball team are looking ahead to promising college careers. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa shows Hicksville they are head of the tribe

Massapequa is the three-time reigning county lacrosse champion. Hicksville is the team they beat by one goal in last season More...

Opinion

Editorial Get out and vote Tuesday, May 21

In every school district throughout New York State, voters will be heading to the polls Tuesday, May 21 to vote on their school budget and to select the individuals who will serve as their representatives on the school board. More...

A review of the issues shows where prior ASD board failed in its role Dear Editor,

For many months now I have been reading the ongoing debate over who were the villains and who were the saviors of the Park Avenues School construction project.  Sam Williams More...

Previous school board majority acted responsibly Dear Editor:

The Amityville School District has been beset with rumors, misrepresentations, and distortions, and it is time to set the record straight. More...

Police, Town raid and close down house of prostitution

It was called Nails for Men, but the business, sealed off from the street with dark shades, was actually a house of prostitution. More...

Local folks in the news

Government officials, who for many years have assisted members of the Mid Island Lodge No. 828 Knights of Pythias to reach out to their community, were inducted as members of the organization recently. More...

 

People/Social

Kiwanis Vice President Elect thanks AARP President at luncheon

Massapequa Kiwanis Vice President Elect Sue Martin, second from right, is shown thanking AARP President Bob Thompson, left for his presentation at the Kiwanis luncheon meeting at Sidekicks Restaurant. More...

Tower Ladder Company 2 awards lifetime achievement for 60 years of service

Honorary Captain William "Deannie" Post (center) of Tower Ladder Company 2 is awarded the lifetime achievement award for 60 years of service in the Massapequa Fire Department.Presenting the award are (left to right) Chiefs Thomas Fitzsimmons, Thomas More...

Obituaries

William J. Sawyer, 66, of Massapequa, Amityville village code enforcement officer

William J. Sawyer, of Massapequa, died April 4, 2002 at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip after a brief illness. He was 66 years old. Mr. Sawyer was the code enforcement officer for the Village of Amityville. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?