September 17, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Please Meet: Our summer interns, 2003

From May though August, three college students took part in the Post's journalism internship program, working at the newspaper, covering events and writing news stories, taking photographs and copy editing. More...

Jacklyn Porr,

Binghamton University

As she enters her senior year at Binghamton University, Jacklyn Porr, 21, is confident in her decision to be a writer. More...

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Events & Calendar

Massapequa Knights take

Chevy Challenge State Cup

The Massapequa Knights under-17 boys won the ENYSA 2003 Chevy Challenge State Cup Championship. The Knights traveled to the North Rockland Soccer complex to beat the Mattituck Lions 5-3 under torrential rains. More...


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, September 18
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Respect Mother Nature

This beautiful, fragile piece of land we live on as Long Islanders offers us some of the most stunning sunrises and sunsets, breathtaking golden beachfronts and an abundance of cool, salty air drifting in from the ocean. More...

A loss to LI’s downtowns

We remember when A&S closed its doors and still shake our heads at the loss of Sterns Department Store, two giants of retail that we thought would always be around. More...

Technology: Savior or Satan?

I used to think that the purpose of technology was to make life easier. Now I More...

Nassau County Police Department

Seventh Precinct advisories

Recently, there have been several overnight residential burglaries in our area, which are similar in nature. In these events, there has been no contact between the thieves and the homeowner. More...

Local folks in the news

Nassau County District attorney Denis Dillon welcomed Jennifer Mauro of Massapequa Park as an intern. Mauro is a student at Dowling College and is spending this summer working in the Nassau D.A.'s Office. More...

Michael Schnitzel, Hofstra

Mike Schnitzel, a Massapequa High School graduate and journalism student at Hofstra University completed an internship in August at the Massapequa Post newspaper. More...

Cassi Matos, Marist College

Cassi Matos, 18, is entering her sophomore at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. She is a communications major with a concentration in journalism, art and advertising design with a minor in psychology. More...



Massapequa students win at

National History Day state competition

An impressive number of Massapequa students qualified to compete in the New York State National History Day Competition held on May 2 in Cooperstown, New York. More...

Eastplain students jump rope for heart

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Schwarting student a

LIPA poster contest winner

Briella Tomassetti, a third grader in Kim Haverbusch More...


Elizabeth A. Anderson, of Massapequa

Elizabeth A. Anderson, of Massapequa, died September 5, 2003. More...

Frances Quinn Heaning, 80, former Massapequa resident

Frances Quinn Heaning, a former resident of Massapequa, died August 25, 2003. She was 80 years old, and described by her family as "a giving and loving person." More...

William J. Bergmann, 87, Massapequa resident

William J. Bergmann, a resident of Massapequa, died August 10, 2003. He was 87 years old. More...


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