August 20, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Police look for leads into murder of Amityville man

Over the seven years that Estanislao Ramirez worked as a nighttime dishwasher at the Nautilus Diner in Massapequa, he gained the respect of those who worked with him. More...

No fear, no frustrations, no ice in power blackout of 2003

Tom Kempton of Massapequa Park walked from downtown Manhattan, across the Brooklyn Bridge and then drove home, one of the more fortunate commuters who was able to make it back to Long Island when the great blackout of More...

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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, August 21
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Obituaries

Lester E. Wackernah, 73, Jr., longtime resident of Massapequa

Lester E. Wackernah, Jr., a longtime resident of Massapequa, died August 9, 2003 at Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre. He was 73 years old. More...

Richard J. Tasker, 83, former resident of Massapequa

Richard J. Tasker, a 25-year resident of Amityville and former resident of Massapequa, died August 8, 2003 at his home. He was 83 years old. More...

Massapequa teens complete studies at Barry Tech

Eight students from Massapequa High School and one from the Nassau BOCES Carman Road School were among over 500 teenagers who recently completed programs at the Joseph M. More...

Massapequa School Board addresses class sizes at McKenna and throughout district for coming school year

After parents expressed concern about larger class sizes for next year More...

Bar Harbour Library takes action against vandals

After having provided library users with the convenience of a 24-hour drop off box for books and videos at the Bar Harbour Library for several years, the Massapequa Library is being forced to close off its parking lot and temporarily lock the drop bo More...

Long Island Homes project undergoes some changes; final SEQUA decision pending

When they initially outlined their plans to bring a Lowe More...

Santos tapped for president by Nassau-Suffolk School

Boards Association

Former Amityville School Board Trustee and civic leader Jeannette Santos was elected president of the Nassau-Suffolk School Boards Association. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Massapequa Community Fund announces scholarship winners

Six local students are recognized for special contibributions to the town of Massapequa

The Massapequa Community Fund, a non profit organization that provides funding for scholarships and local projects announced the winners of their 2003 scholarships. More...

Massapequa Fury soccer wins Challenge Cup

The Massapequa Fury boys under-11 soccer team won the Waldbaum's Challenge Cup on Father's Day, June 15. More...

Local boys represent USA at world lacrosse games in Maryland

Three local boys represented the United States at the Men

Matt Danowski of Farmingdale, Steven Panarelli of Massapequa and Matthew Zash of Massapequa, along with 20 other players competed in the international competition. More...

Opinion

We all survived a Black Thursday in August

Once everyone settled back and realized it wasn More...

Put the brakes on those scooters

Gopeds, and motor scooters should come under the cautious eye of the Nassau County Police and a concerted effort should be made to discourage their use by ticketing the operators or confiscating these illegal vehicles. More...

Restaurant’s closure leaves bad taste in the mouth of customers

I am not sure if many people in our community are aware that Katie Daly More...

Poll

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