February 12, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

ASD Superintendent gets contract extension;

board gives public oversight of Park Avenue project

Following a formal review of Superintendent of Schools Brian De Sorbe, the Amityville School Board extended his contract through September 30, 2006 and approved an increase in his salary from $155,000 a year to $167,975. More...

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MHS student named national merit scholarship semifinalist

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Former Assemblyman visits East Lake School

Former Assemblyman Steven Labriola recently visited East Lake Elementary School, Massapequa Park, in October in honor of "America More...

East Lakes character education lessons

The second graders in Mrs. Upton More...

Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, February 12
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Let’s put public pressure on to make Field of Dreams a reality

Most of the negotiations between the Town of Oyster Bay and the County of Nassau with regard to having the Town take over and develop the property on Old Sunrise Highway in East Massapequa into playing fields have been successfully completed, or so w More...

New FCC regulations makes it mandatory for solicitors to display telephone number

As Chairman of the New York State Senate Consumer Protection Committee and author of the state More...

Pier One would have paid more than just village taxes

Mayor Altadonna More...

Saladino and Funk square off in special election in 12th Assembly District March 9th

Gov. George Pataki announced the date for open seats throughout the state. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Local folks in the news

On January 11, Massapequa High School hosted its 16th annual Law Day Competition. Law Day began as a semi-annual event created by James Hickey in 1986 as the culmination activity to the Introduction to Law class. More...


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St. David’s Preschool students enjoy an afternoon of science experiments by noted author and scientist

Steve Tomecek, noted author and scientist, entertained children and adults alike when he performed science experiments recently in St. David More...


Among the award winners at the January 25 awards brunch of New York Ultra Running was Sherry Bellovin of North Massa-pequa. More...

Massapequa Library design earns award

The architectural firm of Bendel & Bendel of Locust Valley was recently recognized with an Archi award for its design of the Massapequa Public Library Harbor Lane branch. The design was awarded in the municipal-institutional category. More...


Alvin F. Lopez, former Farmingdale school teacher

Alvin F. Lopez, of Honolulu and formerly of Levittown and West Islip, died January 14, 2004. More...

Carmella G. Basile, resident of Massapequa for 32 years

Carmella G. Basile, a resident of Massapequa for the past 32 years, died December 26, 2003 at her home. More...


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