March 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Brazen, daytime robbery in East Massapequa

A bold midday robbery at a home in East Massapequa has left neighbors hoping they aren%27t the next target. More...

Attention Amityville School District Parents

COMPASS is sponsoring a meeting on March 23, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Northwest Elementary School, 450 County Line Rd., Amityville. The topic will be the prevention of drug/alcohol and gambling addictions: A meeting to help you understand your youth. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Students explore work of famous children's author

Students in Mrs. Ring%27s and Mrs. Rosen%27s first grade class at Massapequa Park%27s McKenna Elementary School spent a week immersed in the works of famous children%27s author Tomie DiPaola, whose work focuses on his Italian heritage. More...

"Coach K" shares Long Island history with Mckenna elementary students

Jim Kovacsik, a long-time Massapequa resident, often gives of his time to the students of Massapequa. More...

MHS Mathletes Club compete

The Massapequa High School Mathletes Club sent two teams to compete in the 34th Annual Nassau County Mathematics Tournament. More...

Events & Calendar

POST: CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

ToBay offers free ballroom dance instruction for seniors

If you%27re a senior citizen living in the Town of Oyster Bay and you%27ve ever thought about taking ballroom dancing lessons, Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella reminds you that there is still time to sign up for free ballroom dancing lessons More...

Senator Hannon to appear on Meet the Leaders March 24

New York State Senator Kemp Hannon (R-6th S.D.) is featured on Cablevision%27s "Meet the Leaders" television program, on channel 18, throughout the month of March. More...

Opinion

More than 30 years later, FOI laws still protecting the public's rights

There is no doubt that a cost is incurred by government agencies when they must locate, review and make records available following requests made under the Freedom of Information Law ("FOIL"). More...

Farmingdale Superintendent of Schools Another exciting year for Farmingdale

Dear Residents, It has been another successful year for the Farmingdale School District as our students have continued to strengthen their education through unique and exciting classroom lessons and activities. More...

Knights of Columbus Our Lady of the Island Council #6911 of Massapequa Park, recently held an unveiling of a sign noting the Council is the home Council of new York State Deputy Anthony L. Preziosi. More...

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella, shown right, recently attended the Sons of Italy Columbus Lodge Committee Dinner Dance. More...

Historic cemeteries: The talk of the Town

When I read in a calendar of events that John Hammond, Town of Oyster Bay historian was going to be the guest speaker at the Farmingdale/ Bethpage Historical Society meeting at the Farmingdale Library and his topic would be historic cemeteries, I imm More...

 

People/Social

It's a Girl!

Dean and Heather Highland, of Lindenhurst, announce the birth of their daughter, Georgia Elizabeth on February 19, 2006 at Good Samaritan Medical Center. She weighed seven pounds, three ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

2005 Realtor-Broker of the Year named

The Long Island Board of Realtors, Inc. (LIBOR) is pleased to announce that Realtor Broker Ralph Bove of Prudential Douglas Elliman has been named the recipient of the prestigious Realtor-Broker of the Year award. More...

They're Engaged!

Mr. and Mrs. Domenick Delia, of Massapequa Park, announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle to Anthony Greco, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Greco of Massapequa. A summer 2007 wedding is planned. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Welcome to your new pet column! Actually the column is new to the More...

Obituaries

Francis Frank Monti: chemistry teacher, devoted to local youth

Francis Monti, a former longtime Plainedge science teacher, served as a coach in many youth sport programs during his spare time. He was awarded for his generosity and devotion to his community with an Award of Merit, according to his wife. More...

Walter Marcelle, former Captain of the Massapequa Fire Department

Walter Marcelle, a former Captain of the Massapequa Fire Department, who lived in Massapequa Park for 38 years before retiring to Florida died February 12, 2006. His family was by his side at his home in Melbourne Beach, Florida. He was 77. More...

Kay Doherty, longtime Massapequa resident and avid antiquer

Massapequan Kay Doherty so loved collecting valuable antiques that she turned it into a successful business with her husband that spanned 20 years. The Doherty%27s sold books, furniture and collectibles, at antique fairs throughout New York. More...

Poll

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