May 6, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Local folks in the news

Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steven Labriola, right, recently had the honor of swearing in Thomas McCarthy, recently elected as Commissioner of the Massapequa Fire District. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Kenneth Chismar, Massapequa Park mail carrier and resident of Lindenhurst

Kenneth Chismar, a U.S. Postal Carrier, delivered the mail to his customers in Massapequa Park efficiently and on time. But most of all, he delivered it with a smile. More...

Russell E. Murway, of N. Massapequa

Russell E. Murway, of North Massapequa, died April 15, 2004 at the age of 58. More...

Joan DeFreitas, of Massapequa

Joan DeFreitas, of Massapequa, died April 18, 2004 at the age of 71. She fought a courageous battle with cancer for one and one half years. More...

MSD presents $128.9M budget for voter approval

Residents of the Massapequa School District will determine the fate of the proposed 2004-05 school budget on Super Tuesday, May 18. A public hearing on the $128.9 million budget is planned for tomorrow night at 8 p.m. at the Massapequa High School. More...

FSD incumbent faces a contest for board seat

Incumbent Farmingdale School Board Trustee Joy Jorgensen is facing opposition for a three year seat on the board from Russ Catanzaro in a school board election being held May 18. Also running unopposed is incumbent Tina Diamond. More...

 

People/Social

Venditto commends school performance

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, shown back row, recently joined with the students at the McKenna Elementary School in Massapequa Park and commended them for their efforts in performing a Rogers and Hammerstein school play. More...

PTA honors at Birch Lane

Gracemarie Rozea, president of Birch Lane PTA said that the group wants to focus national attention on "the outstanding contributions teachers make to us individually and as a community. More...

Brian Rush and Richard Delesant honored

Oyster Bay Town Suprvisor John Venditto, shown left,; Town Councilwoman Rose Marie Walker, second from right and Town Clerk Steven L. More...

Opinion

Mejias addressing his district’s problems and issues personally

Last month, N.C. Leg. More...

It’s sad when trees make way for people

We understand the Constitutional right of an individual to use his or her land, and we know that progress is about as difficult thing to stop as a locomotive heading down the tracks. More...

Another opinion on Amityville schools

Over the past few months many letters have been written expressing various viewpoints about the production of the Amityville High School newspaper, Echo, and my position as advisor. I would like to address those concerns and set the story straight. More...

Poll

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