July 20, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

F'dale School District seeking candidates for school board

Farmingdale Board of Education Trustee Anthony Vitale has announced his decision to resign from the Board of Education. More...

Amity School Board approves superintendent’s budget proposal following debate and discussion

Sports, music and art and all programs remain intact

Following a long and arduous discussion in which each Amityville School Board member outlined their concerns, the trustees voted last week to adopt the budget recommendations of Amityville School Superintendent Dr. More...

Student drinking continues to grow

The harm caused by excessive drinking among college students continues to grow, according to analyses of several respected data sources, including the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More...

NYS Medical Society urges New Yorkers to have Health Care Proxy

To avoid the pain, grief, expense and national controversy of the Schiavo feeding-tube case, the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) urges all New Yorkers to make sure they have a Health Care Proxy and one that is up-to-date. More...

Vitamin E does not prevent cancer or heart attack but may increase the risk of heart failure

Vitamin E supplements do not prevent heart attack, stroke, and cancer and may increase the risk of heart failure, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

George Broschart Jr., local accountant and Veteran

George Broschart Jr., a 46-year resident of Massapequa died at his Burton Lane home from emphysema June 20, 2005. He was 87-years old, and would have been 88 on July 7th. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Journalist

Three journalists, two men and a woman, have been linked with the "outing" of a former CIA agent Valerie Plame-Wilson. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS—by Kevin Eastwood

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Plainedge School Board disappointed the public

On Monday, June 27, the Plainedge school board held a meeting to discuss what cuts would be made since the majority of voters voted to go to a contingency budget. More...

Legislator Schmitt presses county to act aggressively to combat gang violence

N.C. Peter Schmitt (R-Massapequa), issued a caution recently that Massapequa is becoming more susceptible to gang influence. His comments were made during a community forum held last month. More...

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N.C. Leg. Ed Mangano, shown left, recently attended the Plainedge Seniors Annual Installation ceremony where he honored Patsy, Anzalone, right, for his many years of service as president of the Plainedge Senior Citizens. More...

Mejias applauds increased fines to curb illegal ATV use in County Parks

Nassau County Legislator Dave Mejias (D-North Massapequa) was pleased this week to see his proposal to curb illegal use of ATV More...

Sunny days mean protecting yourself against skin cancer

The pursuit of the "perfect tan" or just ignoring warnings to cover up and use sunscreen can cause skin cancer. Most cases of skin cancer can be successfully treated by surgery and other methods, but in some cases, skin cancer can kill. More...

Suffolk looks to ban dangerous body art

The Suffolk County Department of Health is considering placing a ban on certain forms of body art that health officials said are completed by using invasive surgical procedures that could endanger the public More...

 

Events & Calendar

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, July 21
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Brady Park Irish Night a great success

Irish Night at Brady Park was a fun night for all. Residents were entertained by Irish Step Dancers led by Cassandra Jane Beggen, shown receiving the citation. More...

Pets available for adoption

The following pets are available for adoption at the ToBay Department of Public Works, 150 Miller Pl., Syosset. For information, call 677-5784. More...