October 15, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Friends together throughout the wings of time

At the Massapequa diner they are known as the Wednesday regulars, a group of former American Airline employees who gather each month to talk over old times and keep each other updated on the latest happenings. More...

Six seeking three seats on TOBay Town Board

The following are profiles on candidates running for a seat on the Oyster Bay Town Board. Voters will be asked to select three candidates from among six who are running. Additional profiles will appear next week. More...

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Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, October 16
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Woman arrested after scamming disabled man

Nassau County District Attorney Denis Dillon announced recently that a Patchogue woman has been arrested for preying on a disabled man, defrauding him out of close to $50,000 between September 2001 and August 2003. More...


Held SUNDAY, September 21st, 2003

Carol Dunn, a/ka Paddy the Clown does some art work as she paints a design on Alexandra Dequeiroz, 8 of Massapequa Park. She was just one of the many that came out to enjoy the festivities. More...


Happy to say farewell to the belly button trend

There was good news being reported this week. Every school and hospital in Iraq is now open and operating and job growth is on the rise and scientists believe they More...

World is one community and we must work together

I have just read the Associated Press story which reports about Mr. Albert Lexie, a shoeshine man in Pittsburgh, who sells his shoeshine for $3 each. More...

Banks are holding money longer for interest

As a local real estate attorney, I was thankful that your paper took on the issue of requiring banks to file a satisfaction of mortgage when the note is paid off. This will save homeowners innumerable headaches. More...

MHS varsity football team looks to a successful season

The Massapequa Chiefs varsity football team is looking to have a successful season that has eluded them in recent history. Many strides were taken last year as the Chiefs stopped a dry spell of sub. More...

Local folks in the news

Massapequa Elks Lodge 2162 presented the Elks traditional Flag Day Service to the third, fourth and fifth grade classes of Birch Lane School. The service traces the history of the American flag and the significance of the flag to our country. More...


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Oyster Bay’s candidates talk about bipartisan government

John Venditto,Incumbent Republican, Conservative, Independence and working Families More...

Peter Schmitt and John Rennhack square off in NC 12th Leg. District

When he ran for office two years ago, Leg. Peter Schmitt was one of the few Republicans who managed to hang on to his seat as voters sent many of his colleagues packing. More...



Local Massapequa artist to hold show in NYC

Yvonne Dagger has been painting almost all of her life. Raised and living in Massapequa, Dagger receives much of her inspiration from her childhood as well as her daily life. Now her work is featured in a show at Michael Perez Pop Art Gallery. More...

Massapequa Philharmonic to start off season

with violinist Michi Wiancko Oct. 18th

The Massapequa Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of guest conductor David Leibowitz, begins its 21st season with violinist Michi Wiancko, performing Brahms Violin concerto in D-Major on Saturday evening, October 18, 8:30 p.m. More...

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Pat Fraker, 72, Amityville resident for 31 years

Pat Fraker made her family a priority as she and her US Marine husband moved around the country with their four children, making their roots in Amityville for 37 years. More...

Marilyn J. Jelicks, resident of Massapequa

Marilyn J. Jelicks, a 50-year resident of Massapequa and formerly of Amityville, died September 20, 2003 at Mercy Medical Center Rockville Centre. More...


Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?