June 17, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa Elks honor local MHS students

Massapequa Elks Lodge #2162 hosted its 17th annual youth awards dinner and presentation. At this event, special recognition is given to students of the month from Massapequa High School. More...

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Students participate in fundraiser for St. Judes Hospital

Students, teachers, family and friends of the Presbyterian Community Nursery School, Massapequa, participated in a fundraiser for St. Jude More...

Village Earth Day volunteers thanked

In the picture Mayor James Altadonna and the Board of Trustees recently thanked Earth Day volunteers for their help organizing the successful day. More...

The Massapequa Board Buzz

The following is a summary of actions taken by the Massapequa Board of Education at its regularly scheduled meeting on June 3, 2004. More...

Obituaries

Mel Carr, longtime resident of Amityville and local travel agent

Mel Carr, longtime resident of Amityville and local travel agent believed that the best way to serve his clients was to travel himself. More...

Mel Carr, longtime resident of Amityville and local travel agent

Mel Carr, longtime resident of Amityville and local travel agent believed that the best way to serve his clients was to travel himself. More...

Irene Scarpati, loving wife, mother, homemaker

Throughout her life, Irene Scarpati maintained an optimistic outlook and always put the needs of others before her own. Even when she was diagnosed with cancer four years ago, she continued to work, care for her home and family and focus on life. More...

Farmingdale School District presents revised budget

A revised budget, reduced by almost $1.4 million, will be presented June 21 to the voters of the Farmingdale School District. More...

Plainedge School budget vote rescheduled to June 29

Plainedge school district residents came out angry and shouting last week, telling the school board that the half million in cuts it made to the 2004-05 budget that will be presented to voters June 29, were irresponsible. More...

Amity School District starts COMPASS program

On his way to the May 13 COMPASS planning meeting that was held at the Park North Administration Building, Amityville school district More...

Town of Oyster Bay sets public hearing on multi-family and townhouse moratorium

The Oyster Bay Town Board has scheduled hearing for Tuesday, July 27, to consider a six-month moratorium on the issuance of site plan, special use permit and/or subdivision approvals for multi-family and townhouse developments in any non-residence di More...

 

People/Social

MADD and Farmingdale University breaks ground for victim memorial

MADD Long Island and Farmingdale State University of New York broke ground on May 20 for the Garden of Awareness Victim Memorial on the Farmingdale State campus. More...

Second grade students perform dinosaur extravaganza

Second grade classes at Forest Avenue Elementary School in West Babylon recently had a dinosaur extravaganza. More...

Presbyterian Community nursery school enjoys a day at the beach

With sun visors on, their beach blankets spread out and plenty of food and cool beverages, the students in Miss Cathy and Miss Linda's prekindergarten class at Presbyterian Community Nursery School enjoyed a "Day at the Beach." More...

Opinion

Process of intimidation

In what has been described as "a process," New York State is moving forward with a lawsuit against ten large companies who dumped at the Babylon Town landfill from approximately 1947 through 1990. More...

Howell’s assessment of Iraq war is flawed

Ernest Howell More...

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