May 13, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Local folks in the news

Robert Holub of Massapequa was honored at the United States Power Squadron District 3 Change of Watch for his year of service as their commander. More...

F'dale School budget calls for $9.1M more

in spending for 2005

Voters in the Farmingdale School District will head to the polls May 18 to vote on a proposed 2004-05 school budget that represents an increase in spending over last year by a little more than $9. More...

F'dale Youth Budget is up 4.1 percent

Included as a separate proposition on the Farmingdale School ballot on May 18, the proposed budget for the Farmingdale Youth Council will seek the public More...

ASD wins round three in election challenge

Saying there must be "intentional or purposeful discrimination to claim legal remedies for errors in the election process," United States District Court for the Eastern District, Thomas C. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Louise H. McEvoy, of Massapequa Park

Louise H. McEvoy, of Massapequa Park, died May 2, 2004 at the age of 83. More...

Robert C. Fitzpatrick Sr., a 53-year resident of Massapequa

Robert C. Fitzpatrick Sr., a 53-year resident of Massapequa, died April 30, 2004. More...

William A. Landskron, of Massapequa Park

William A. Landskron, of Massapequa Park, died April 28, 2004. More...

High School student challenges incumbent for Plainedge School Board

Eighteen-year old Douglas Pascarella, a senior at Plainedge High School is running against incumbent school board member Dominic DiPrisco in the school board election on May 18. More...

Transportation proposal on ballot in MSD May 18th

In addition to the school, library budgets up for approval on the May 18 ballot, residents of the Massapequa School District will be asked if they want to support a plan to reduce the mileage requirement for bussing eligibility from the current of on More...

Plainedge Schools present $55.8M budget for next year

Plainedge School District voters will be asked to approve a $55.8 million budget that reflects an 8.81 percent increase from last year. This increase includes the funding for the bond payments on the district More...

Farmingdale Library proposes $3.2M budget

Farmingdale residents will be asked to cast their votes on May 18 in favor of the Farmingdale library budget and to elect one of two candidates running for a seat on the Library Board of Trustees. More...

Heated race for two seats in Amityville

Readers should note: Numerous telephone calls were placed to the homes of candidates Juliet Jordan-Thompson and Michelle Sikhrangkur, but the two candidates declined to be interviewed for this article. More...

 

Events & Calendar

Post CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, May 13
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Students congratulated for family math day mural

At a March Massapequa School Board Meeting, Danielle Brennan and Laurie Rosselli were congratulated for the mural they painted for Family Math Day, which was held on March 20 at Berner Middle School. More...

Opinion

Play Ball! Not on Mother’s Day

A generation or two ago, Sundays were reserved for families to enjoy one another More...

Reader disputes position of school board candidates

I consider a number of statements in recent ads on behalf of two of the candidates for the impending Amityville School Board election to be disingenuous and factually inaccurate. More...

School board president weighs in on extra-curricular activity discussion and ASD newspaper advisor

There have been several letters to the Editor regarding the High School Newspaper, The Echo, and its extra-curricular (meaning after-school) advisor. More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?