November 13, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Labriola, Hannon, Fuschillo and King reelected by wide margins; strong county GOP support

When Assemblyman Steve Labriola (12th AD), looked at the numbers that showed he had won reelection by a whopping 80 percent, his first thought was that the machines were broken. More...

PAL wrestling registration underway

PAL wrestling starts in December and will feature guest coaches, including Hofstra assistants. For information on Massapequa PAL registration call 541-3621. More...

New York Senate

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Events & Calendar

Post CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, November 14
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Oyster Bay Town Landmarks Commission meets  

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Town of Oyster Bay Landmarks Preservation Commission has been scheduled for Wednesday, November 20, according to Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano. More...

WMCC to hold holiday craft fair

For more than half a century, a popular community event has been the annual holiday fair of the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church, 1845 Wantagh Ave. More...

Opinion

Editorial

NC voters have spoken, resoundingly

This election season, voters sent their Republican incumbents at the state and national levels back into office by resounding margins, cognizant, we believe, of the importance of having well versed political leaders with experience handling the many More...

Public Commentary

Domestic ducks need protection of the law

Too many white, domestic ducks and geese are abandoned by their owners. These are the cute little fuzzy ducklings and goslings that are purchased at Easter time as pets.  (As depicted in the Afflect TV commercials). More...

Donations do little to offset Park Avenue financial mess

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MSD and MFD to meet and review bonfire blaze; "misjudgment" likely cause

In the wake of the ill-fated Homecoming bonfire at Massapequa High School last month, the Massapequa School Board, and school and fire department officials are reviewing the incident and plan to meet to set up guidelines, if needed, for the future. More...

Local folks in the news

Harvey and Monica Wiener, of Massapequa, left, are shown meeting with Richard Turan, president/CEO of the Nassau Health Care Corporation to present a donation to the Trauma Center at Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC). More...

Pequan uses the power of music to send lifesaving message about organ transplants

Musician Robert Seeback from Massapequa Park is the head of a band that plays music for fund raisers to raise awareness about organ transplants. More...

PHS presents Basically Baroque

The Plainedge High School music department will hold its Basically Baroque concert November 18, 7:30 p.m. at Plainedge High School. The public is invited to attend and admission is free. More...

 

People/Social

David L. Mejias named new chairman of coordination agency for Spanish Americans

David L. Mejias, a resident of Farmingdale, has been named as the new chairman of the Coordinating Agency for Spanish Americans (CASA), by Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi. More...

AP scholar awards announced

A total of 22 Plainedge seniors and recent graduates have been named AP Scholars by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college level Advanced Placement exams. More...

Kiwanis flag brought to top of Mt. Marcy

Kiwanis Past President Joseph Saladino, an amateur mountain climber, recently planted the American flag and the Kiwanis International flag at the top of the tallest mountain in New York State, Mt. More...

Obituaries

William Jeffrey, longtime Amityville Postmaster and Kiwanian

"His family and job were his life," said Donna Jeffrey, whose husband William C. Jeffrey died of cancer October 31, 2002. Mr. Jeffrey was the Amityville Postmaster and worked for the US Postal Service for 37 years. More...

Winifred Mae Caldron Bunn, at 79, former BHC nurse’s aide and Amityville resident

Winifred Mae Caldron Bunn died October 24, 2002 at her home in Amityville. She was born June 7, 1923 in Babylon and moved to Amityville in 1951. 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?