March 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

Nassau Police Conduct Training at Plainedge Schools

District offers access to Middle School during winter break

In a perfect world, emergency situations would never arise. Unfortunately, as recent national events have reminded us, crises do occur. And, although these crisis situations can happen without warning, it is still possible to be prepared for them. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Last week did you see the news story about the guy holding his toddler as a decoy, caught on security camera, while stealing a Chihuahua puppy from a Sunrise Hwy. pet store? More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 More...

Obituaries

Carmen Espinola, longtime Pequan

Carmen Dolores Espinola, a longtime resident of Massapequa, died March 6, 2006 at her home. She was 71 years old. More...

Charles J. Schildt Massapequan, U.S. Naval veteran

Charles J. Schildt, of Massapequa, died February 14, 2006. More...

Thomas R. Healy Massapequa, veteran World War II

Thomas R. Healy, of Massapequa. died February 16, 2006. He was 86 years old. More...

Opinion

Local lawmakers shouldn't have to pick up slack for state's inaction

Sometimes when you face the challenge of crossing a large body of water, all you can do is swim or row. More...

PICTURE PERFECT

The promise of spring was in the air as the weather was just "ducky" this week. Many took the opportunity to head outside. More...

Public Commentary

In Plainedge Schools, students are achieving success

Greetings Plainedge Community, We are having an extraordinary run here in Plainedge. More...

Pravato and Spinosa win third terms in uncontested race for Massapequa Park Village Board

by Tiffany Elliott

Two incumbent Massapequa Park trustees, who ran unopposed, held onto their positions for two more years in an uneventful election held Tuesday, March 21. More...

Drama continues over ASD play last year

ATA and district at odds over what grievance was seeking

The Amityville Teachers Association (ATA) filed a grievance against the Amityville Schools, asking that the district reimburse its members for than $13,000 in expenses, including teachers stipends, that they incurred in producing a community play for More...

Over the Hill Gang award ceremony held

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone and Councilwoman Rose Marie Walker recently attended the Over the Hill Gang%27s annual awards ceremony. They are shown with League President Jim Reilly and Hall of Fame Inductee Larry Lembo. More...

 

People/Social

Assemblyman Saladino attends Order of Sons of Italy installation dinner

New York State Assemblyman Joseph Saladino recently attended the officers installation dinner for the Order of Sons of Italy In America, Ann Bambino Lodge #2353 in Massapequa. More...

St. Rose of Lima School represented in All-County Art Exhibit

Alex Roukis, a second grader at St. Rose of Lima School represented the school in the Nassau All-County Art Exhibition. More...

Farmingdale High School senior sings at induction ceremony

On January 3, 2006, Farmingdale High School Senior Lauren Alber was invited to sing More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

Senator Fuschillo to hold prescription drug forum

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) is inviting local senior citizens to a free community meeting to learn how the New York State EPIC program can help reduce prescription drug costs. More...

Rummage sale

The Massapequa Reformed Church, will be holding a rummage sale Friday, March 31, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, April 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Church is located at Ocean Avenue and Merrick Road, Massapequa. More...