April 8, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Schools discuss budget; state scores

Saying that the School Board members may disagree on issues but are committed as a whole to providing a sound education to the children of Amityville, Amityville School Board President Diane Egglinger appeared to reach out to the board More...

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Unqua school students in Massapequa participate in national circus project

Physical Education classes at Unqua Elementary School in Massapequa were given a treat in February More...

Three Massapequa HS seniors sign letters of intent

In early November, three Massapequa senior athletes signed N.C.A.A. (National Collegiate Athletic Association) letters of intent and were awarded athletic scholarships. More...

Massapequa HS alumnae study

American Sign Language in college

On November 23, students of ASL (American Sign Language) at Massapequa High School were visited by three Massapequa High School graduates. More...

Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
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Venditto brings Town government to local communities

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto announced that the Traveling Town Hall, a mobile facility with the ability to bring information and assistance directly to residents in their home communities, will be traveling to several different locations More...

Hannon joins in support of "Truth in Voting Act" stating it ensures accountability

Senator Kemp Hannon (R-6th S.D.) recently joined members of the Long Island Senate Delegation in support of the Truth in Voting Act. More...



Time to extend the voice of Pope John Paul II

The stewardship of Pope John Paul II is one marked by a love of and dedication to people, not only the Roman Catholics who view him as the head of their church, infallible on issues of faith and doctrine, but also those of different faiths whose live More...

Drawing Conclusions — by Kevin Eastwood

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South Shore issues need to be addressed

When it comes to Town meetings I have to ask "what about us on the South Shore?" A concerned neighbor has alerted us in North Massapequa that a builder intends to build three houses on two lots. More...

NYS gives Massapequa Schools high grades on financial audit

A New York State audit of the Massapequa School District's spending over a two-year period, found that the District had "strong financial controls in place," and that school officials actively monitored expenses, properly segregated staff d More...

Farmingdale School District proposes 6.36 percent increase

On March 16, Farmingdale More...

Alter's lawsuit against Village election thrown out

In a decision handed down Monday, a challenge against the March 15 election of incumbent Massapequa Park Village Justice Gerard Giannattasio was thrown out of court. More...

Local dancer performs at Spring ballet luncheon

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Kindergarten children learn about the rainforest

At the Suburban Temple Nursery School in Wantagh, the kindergarten children in the enrichment program about the Rain Forest. Shown, left to right, are James, Allie, Lily, Adam and Jacob proudly displaying their mural. More...

North Massapequa resident becomes member of 2004 Million Dollar Round Table

Allstate is proud to announce that Richard Giegerich, of North Massapequa has qualified for membership in the 2004 Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), the premier association of financial professionals. More...

Birch Lane 3rd grade student receives Spirit Award in soccer

Nicole Mahin is eight years old and in the third grade at Massapequa More...


At the Library...

523 Central Avenue
Massapequa Park
40 Harbor Lane
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John (Buddy) Shannon, owner of Pequa Hardware in Massapequa Park Village

Funeral services were held last week for John (Buddy) Shannon, a Massapequa Park Village businessman who died after being struck by a car in Massapequa Park, Saturday, March 26. More...

Hyman Schaffer, owned

Janst Electric Company

Hyman Schaffer, who owned Janst Electric Company and lived in Massapequa for 51 years, died on February 11, 2005 after a short battle with colon cancer. He was 81 years old. More...

Mary T. (May) Brooks, of Massapequa Park

Mary T. (May) Brooks, of Massapequa Park, died February 22, 2005. She was 79 years old. More...