March 11, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Al Parise honored by

NYS Air Force Association

Al Parise of Massapequa was honored by the New York State Air Force Association for his role in promoting the Annual Commemorative Ceremony of the "Dropping of the Roses" to remember Pearl Harbor each December 7. More...

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, March 10
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Massapequa Philharmonic Orchestra to present violinist Dmitri Berlinsky

The Massapequa Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of principal conductor David Leibowitz presents violinist Dmitri Berlinsky, performing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto on Saturday, March 12, 8:30 p.m. More...

Farmingdale Community Summit Council holds Jumps basketball game

The Farmingdale Community Summit Council presented its third annual Farmingdale Jumps basketball game February 15. The event featured the Harlem Wizards versus a team consisting of teachers and administrators from the Farmingdale School District. More...

Opinion

Celebrating and renewing freedom of information laws after 30 years

Our guest editorial this week is from Robert Freeman, the executive director of the New York State Committee on Open Government, a committee formed 30 years ago and charged by law to oversee the implementation of the state More...

Freedom of Information after thirty years; Time for more sunshine

by: Robert J. Freeman Having worked for a New York State agency for less than six months, I was surprised to receive a call in which I was asked whether I would consider being loaned temporarily to a new office created to oversee the state More...

MPK Village Board votes to slow down traffic

After years of listening to complaints from residents about traffic, the Massapequa Park Village Board voted recently to reduce the the speed limit on Front Street between Seventh Avenue and Mayflower Avenue to 25 miles per hour. More...

Massapequa School Sup't

Lawrence Pereira to retire

Massapequa Public Schools announces the retirement of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lawrence Pereira effective the summer of 2005. After serving the district as Superintendent for the past seven years, Dr. More...

Reagan stamp dedication

Pictured are members from the Chamber of Commerce of the Massapequas attending the Reagan stamp dedication at the North Massapequa Post Office on February 11, including First Vice President Joseph A. More...

 

Schools/Sports

LI Junior Soccer league player scores big

Long Island Junior Soccer Leagues player Christina DiMartino of the Albertson Express team was recently recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). More...

Massapequa Mustangs

11 & 12 YEAR OLD DIVISION
Sunday, September 26th, 2004
JAGUARS 6 - PANTHERS 6

On a day more like summer than fall, the Jaguars and Panthers faced off in a very evenly matched game. The Panthers scored late in the fourth quarter to gain a 6-6 tie with the Jaguars. More...

St. Anthony HS student selected for 2005 Vytra cup All-Star Hockey Squad

Brendan Haughey, a senior at St. Anthony More...

Obituaries

Benedict Sohm, WWII Veteran, banker and longtime Seaford resident

Benedict Sohm served on many community boards such as the Babylon Rotary Club and the Good Samaritan Hospital Board. More...

Michael Kosmy, of Massapequa

Michael Kosmy, of Massapequa and formerly of Astoria, died January 14, 2005. More...

Henry J. Layer, former resident of Farmingdale

Henry J. Layer, a former resident of Farmingdale died Jaunary 16, 2005 at the age of 82 in Hollywood, Florida. He is remembered by family as a warm, loving gentleman who made his children feel very special. More...