April 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa High School to celebrate 50th anniversary

Fifty four years ago, approximately 200 ninth graders moved into Massapequa High School at Eastlake. More...

Massapequa Park Village to hold Annual Earth Day celebration April 22nd

On Saturday, April 22, the Village of Massapequa Park, will hold its Annual Earth Day Celebration. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

St. William kindergarteners celebrate Pooh Day

Kindergarteners at St. William the Abbot, Seaford celebrate the author A.A. Milne's 80th birthday with Winnie-the-Pooh Day. The children dressed in their Winnie the Pooh outfits. They listened to Pooh stories and sang Pooh songs. More...

Lockhart Elementary School holds Pinewood Derby races

O y s t e r Bay Town C o u n c i l w o m a n Rose Marie Walker and C o u n c i l w o m a n B e t h Faughnan recently attended the P i n e w o o d Derby races at Lockhart Elementary School in Massapequa. More...

Massapequa Boys Varsity Basketball season wrap-up

The Massapequa Chiefs boys varsity basketball team had an excellent regular season. The team went 11-1 in their conference to become the Nassau Conference AA-II champions. More...

Library

At the Library...

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

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

St. William the Abbot students support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Students at St. William the Abbot in Seaford raised $4,807.87 this year for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The money was raised through participation in the hospital's "MathA-Thon" which is an educationallybased fund raising program. More...

Oyster Bay Town Clerk Labriola announces dog licensing law changes

Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steve Labriola alerts residents that new state laws have gone into effect regarding dog licensing laws as of January 15. Dog licenses now may not extend past the expiration date of a dog's rabies certificate. More...

FSD inks 4-year deal with teachers

Increases raise salaries 2, 2.5, 3 and 3.5 percent

After a year-and-a-half of negotiating, the Farmingdale School teachers four year contract was approved by both sides. More...

TOB Councilman Delligatti speaks at People to People student ambassador program

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Angelo A. Delligatti, shown third from left, was recently invited to be a guest speaker for the People to People student ambassador program. The program was held at the Massapequa Public Library. More...

Massapequa Boys Varsity Basketball season wrap-up

The Massapequa Chiefs boys varsity basketball team had an excellent regular season. The team went 11-1 in their conference to become the Nassau Conference AA-II champions. More...

MPK Lions to hold 50th celebration

The Lions Club of Massapequa Park is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a gala dinner dance, Friday, May 19, honoring the club and its four charter members: Fred DeLuca, Harry Jacobson, Dr. Howard Scherer and Dr. Milton Welt. More...

 

People/Social

VFW CONTRIBUTES TO MASSAPEQUA CARES: Mayor James Altadonna and the Board of Trustees were recently presented with a check from VFW Post 7763 for Massapequa Cares. The funds will be used to purchase much-needed items for the Veterans. More...

Jewish current events classes Monday evenings

A class on Jewish current events, conducted by David Dicker is held every Monday evening 8:30 to 10 p.m. in the Farmingdale Jewish Center (FJC), 425 Fulton St., (Route 109). All adults are welcome to attend. More...

VFW delivers food to Northport Veterans Hospital on Super Bowl

For the eighth year in a row, VFW Post 7763, Massapequa Park, fed 200 patients at the Northport Veterans Hospital on Super Bowl Sunday. Hero sandwiches, salads and sodas were provided. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Summer vacation time is on the horizon. Hush, don't tell them yet, but what if your travel plans don't include Fido or Fluffy? More...

Obituaries

Garcia, 99, Longtime Massapequan

Ana Maria Garcia, who dedicated her life to taking care of her family, lived in Massapequa for 40 years. Mrs. Garcia died March 22, 2006 at Our Lady of Consolation Nursing Home in West Islip. She was 99 years old. More...

Mollo, Jr., retired N.Y. State Trooper

Vincent Mollo was based in Farmingdale for the 25 years he worked as a New York State Trooper. He was Head of Hazardous Materials in Troop "L" that serves parts of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. More...

Kevin Campbell of Massapequa Park

Kevin E. Campbell, of Massapequa Park, died March 3, 2006. More...

Opinion

No more winks and nods for illegal immigration

The national discourse over the issue of illegal immigration came to the streets Massapequa Park Village this weekend as hundreds opposing stiffer immigration laws and closer monitoring expressed their dissatisfaction in front of Congressman Peter Ki More...

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Here's Our Readers Two Cents Worth

We want to know! A study is underway to look at, among other things, the consolidation of central office services in each school district under the three BOCES offices on Long Island as a means of saving money. More...

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Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?