September 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

DA Denis Dillon faces Kathleen Rice as he seeks his 9th term in office

Nassau County District Attorney Denis Dillon is seeking his 9th, term with a record on violent crime that has produced one of the safest U.S. jurisdictions of more than 1 million residents, according to a recent report. More...

Farmingdale community members needed for auditing committee

The Farmingdale Union Free School District is looking for community members to serve on an audit committee being developed by the Board of Education. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball!

Weekly report on the
Ducks clinch on Fan Appreciation Night;
Title defense is underway

After failing to qualify in each of their first four seasons, the Long Island Ducks are in the playoffs for the second year in a row. Now the team looks to repeat last year More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: More...

St. David's kids attend Bible School

Vacation Bible School classes were held August 15 to 19 at St. David's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Massapequa Park. More...

Opinion

A call for some caution when using cell phones

We all know it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle and, at the same time, hold a conversation on a hand-held cell phone. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS—by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Locals say New Orleans needs our help

Having been in New Orleans, Louisiana when Hurricane Katrina hit, we personally witnessed the destruction that she caused. More...

Local folks in the news

Yankee great Yogi Berra appeared at "Last Licks" at Southgate Shopping Center in Massapequa, and visited with Massapequa International Little Leaguers (l to r) Thomas DiTrani, Robert Veltre, Tom Donohue, Zach Finelli and league President Thomas Dorsa More...

Photo

The Wing Family of Massapequa Park recently took part in the annual 5K run held on Broadway. Shown in photo following the race are Keri, Morgan, Patrick, Kenny and Ken Wing. More...

Cohen retires from Amityville on wave of progress

Michael Cohen, an Amityville School administrator who has helped the district dramatically elevate its test scores, and who brought innovative and creative programs to enhance the district More...

ASD Park Avenue and Middle Schools in good standing

New York State Department of Education announced two weeks ago that the Amityville School District More...

Village of MPK has Rx discount cards available

Mayor Altadonna announced that the Village of Massapequa Park has a supply of NassauRx Prescription discount cards available in Village Hall. More...

 

People/Social

Joseph Kopp of Massapequa Park raises $500

Joseph Kopp, a 9 year old from Massapequa Park, wanted to make a difference. After watching an hour-long news item on Hurricane Katrina and the devastation that was left in its wake, he was visibly affected. More...

MFD seeking donations to help stricken fire departments

The Massapequa Fire Department is collecting money to help the dedicated Fire and Rescue Departments directly affected by Hurricane Katrina. All donations are greatly appreciated. More...

Krushing Katrina

In a place just like this
Not too far away,
Hurricane Katrina spun

Just the other day. More...

Obituaries

Margaret Giller, formerly of North Massapequa

Margaret "Marge" Giller was described by her son as always happy and a positive influence in everyone More...

Claire Reinhart of North Massapequa

Claire Reinhart, of North Massapequa, died August 19, 2005. More...

Betty Jane Harley, resident of Massapequa

Betty Jane Harley, of Massapequa, died August 13, 2005. More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?