March 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa Mustangs hold annual awards dinner

Massapequa Mustangs Football held its 47th annual awards dinner and Nassau Legislator Peter J. Schmitt was on hand to congratulate the championship Jets. More...

St. William the Abbot celebrates success in creative writing contest

Students at St. William the Abbot School in Seaford are celebrating their success in creative writing! More...

Local libraries schedule their annual hearings and budget/trustee votes

The Amityville and Farmingdale libraries are preparing to hold their budget and trustee votes in April. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Grace Day School celebrates 50th birthday

Grace Day School in Massapequa celebrated its fiftieth birthday with birthday cakes and a sock hop for all of its students. More...

St. Rose of Lima fourth graders receive correspondence from soldiers in Iraq

Striving to live out this year's Catholic School Week theme; Character, Compassion, and Values, the fourth graders at St. Rose of Lima School decided to spread well wishes and Christmas cheer to several soldiers stationed in Iraq. More...

NGC girls team wins first place

Nassau Gymnastics Center (NGC), located at 1331 Newbridge Rd., North Bellmore, competed in the U.S.A.I.G.C. at the Big Apple Classic held December 18, 2005 in Lake Grove. More...

Obituaries

Frank Gannon: Massapequa resident and owner of Gannon's Station Cafe in Massapequa Park

Frank Gannon, who helped paved the way for the growing community of Massapequa, died February 8, 2006 at New Island Hospital. He was 84 years old. More...

Helen Gumbman, 90, formerly of MPK Village

by Tiffany Elliott Helen Gumbman, who lived in Massapequa Park for 47 years, was a loving and caring mother and grandmother who liked nothing better than spending time with her family. More...

Francesco Romano: singer, musician, and carpenter

Francesco "Frank" Romano%27s love of music bloomed during his stint in the USO where he played piano and sang for the troops during wartime. He went on to sing opera semiprofessionally in New York opera halls and at weddings for friends and family. More...

MPK Village elections Tuesday, candidates running unopposed

Incumbent Massapequa Park Village Trustees Teresa Spinosa and Jeffrey Pravato are unchallenged as they run for reelection under the People%27s Rights First Party. More...

MFD responds to Melrose Avenue blaze

The Massapequa Fire Department was alerted for a house fire at 59 Melrose Avenue on Monday morning, February 20. The department gave this account: More...

Make a Difference/Juvenile Diabetes Tournament coming

It is no secret that those who play or who have played the game of lacrosseknow it attracts a special kind of person. More...

New officers elected to Association of Fire Districts

The newly elected officers of the Association of Fire Districts of Nassau County held their first meeting at the headquarters of the Oceanside Fire District. More...

Two sex offenders move into Plainedge School District

Plainedge Schools released information this week about two convicted sexual offenders who have moved into the district. The information was provided to them under law by the Nassau County Police Department. More...

 

People/Social

The Diet Center: a quiet restorative place to focus on a healthy lifestyle

When stepping into the new Diet Center in Amityville, you can almost forget where you are. More...

Congregation Beth-El announces gala Cantorial concert March 19th

Congregation Beth-El has announced a gala Cantorial concert to be held Sunday, March 19, 7 p.m. in celebration of its 50th anniversary. More...

'Our Town' coming soon to Farmingdale on March 17

Farmingdale%27s Playcrafters will be presenting the drama More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 During the month of March painting by local artist Louise Saltzman will be on display in the Downstairs Gallery of the Harbor Lane Library. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

The Knights of Pythias distribute coats to needy children

The Knights of Pythias distributed 1,675 coats to needy children in the New York area. These coats were collected by the Plainedge School District. Joan Geagan was the coordinator. More...

Heart to Heart auction held to benefit St. Rose of Lima

The annual Heart to Heart Auction to benefit St. Rose of Lima School was held on Saturday, January 28. This highly anticipated event was enjoyed by school families, parishioners and community members. More...

Opinion

The US Coast Guard now needs the public's help

We invite your letters, ideas, input and guest editorials. This is, after all, your community More...

Full Story

Town should deny Burman zoning change

Dear Editor, I was at the January 24, 2006 meeting of the Town of Oyster Bay when the hearing for the proposed zoning change requested by Engel Burman Group for the property located on Sunrise Highway in Massapequa bordering County Line Road. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?