October 16, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

MPK woman critically injured in MVA

Police and rescue personnel rushed to the scene of an automobile accident on Michigan and Ocean avenues, Massapequa Park September 22. Masapequa Fire Chief Kevin Maloney was in charge at the scene. More...

Massapequa BOE approves extended day kindergarten model following local study

Acting on a recommendation from the Early Childhood Committee, which was supported by Superintendent of Schools, Dr. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

MHS girls varsity volleyball third year League Championship winners

The Massapequa High School girls varsity volleyball team won the Town of Oyster Bay Summer Volleyball League Championship for a third year in a row. More...

Massapequa varsity and junior volleyball teams come out on top

Massapequa High School girls varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams each won their respective divisions at Wantagh High School on September 13 and 14 in their first ever appearance in the tournament. More...

Massapequa Mustangs kick off season with help from their friends

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, shown right, congratulates participants and administrators of the Massapequa Mustangs football league on kicking off another exciting of football during the organization More...

Events & Calendar

Post CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, October 17
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FSD seeking candidates for

Wall of Fame

Farmingdale High School is currently seeking candidates for induction to its Wall of Fame for 2003. The selection committee will accept up to three qualified Farmingdale High School alumni who have distinguished themselves in a special way. More...

Unqua Elementary celebrates 50 years

Unqua Elementary School in Massapequa is celebrating 50 years of elementary education. The public is welcome to join them for a rededication ceremony at the school to be held October 29, 10 to 11:30 a.m. For more information call 799-9102. More...

Massapequa Chiefs blank East Meadow, improve to 2-1

Massapequa has missed the playoffs each of the last two years, compiling an unimpressive 4-12 record in that span. Despite outscoring its opponents 126-110 in 2001, the Chiefs could only muster a 2-6 mark. More...

Nassau County mulls open space program

Question is how much to spend and where to get the money

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East Lake School in Massapequa celebrates the big Five-O

This year East Lake School will mark its 50th anniversary. In September 1952, the school, which originally welcomed Junior High School students, opened its doors for the very first time. More...

MSD adops plan for growing enrollment

At a special meeting of the Board of Education on October 10, Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Lawrence Pereira, presented his recommended course of action for addressing the district More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa native heads

Wisconsin National Guard

Massapequa native Al Wilkening took command of the 10,000 member Wisconsin Army and Air National Guard when Wisconsin Governor Scott McCallum passed the flag of the Wisconsin National Guard to him at a ceremony at the Guard More...

Tim Kennery completes internship in County Comptroller’s office

Timothy Kennery, a lifelong resident of North Massapequa, recently completed a summer internship with the office of Nassau County Comptroller Howard Weitzman. More...

Massapequa Kiwanis honored

Massapequa Kiwanis President Bill Van Wagner, second from right, is shown thanking Jay Eskin, second from left, founder of the Eve Brown Foundation and its current chairperson, for his presentation at a recent Kiwanis dinner meeting. More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa
523 Central Avenue
798-4607
Massapequa Park
40 Harbor Lane
799-0770
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Obituaries

Eileen Hewitt Brusseler, 60, of Southold; formerly of Massapequa Park

Eileen Hewitt Brusseler, of Southold and formerly of Massapequa Park, died October 9, 2002 at the age of 60. She was a registered nurse. More...

Floyd Jones Kenyon, 74, teacher and descendant of Massapequa’s founders

Floyd Jones Kenyon, 74, died on September 27, 2002, in Sarasota, Florida, of lung cancer. More...

Joseph A. Robinson., Jr.

of Massapequa Park

Joseph A. Robinson., Jr. of Massapequa Park, died October 5, 2002. He was an associate member of the Massapequa Fire Department Rescue Company 3. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Massapequa School District is moving forward to meet their growing needs

Good news from the Massapequa School District this week as the Superintendent and School Board report they will be holding a meeting tomorrow night to act upon a three phase plan to meet the district More...

Guest Columnist

Get into the political arena

For this column I have interviewed Nassau County Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs. More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?