June 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

Exchange students from Spain in need of host families

On June 28, 20 students from Spain, age 14 to 18, and an adults chaperone, are visiting Long Island to experience the American way of life, and to improve their English as participants of the Global Friendships summer program. More...

Local Scholars Make the NEWS

Laura Jane Shapiro, of Massapequa, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2005 semester at the State University of New York at Fredonia. More...

Farmingdale School District welcomes new PTA Officers

On May 30, new Farmingdale School District PTA members were installed for the 2006-07 school year during the 41st Annual Farmingdale Council of PTA Installation Dinner held at the Milleridge Inn. More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

Knights of Pythias donate to Mill Neck school for the deaf

As part of its annual altruistic endeavors, Mid Island Lodge No. 828 Knights of Pythias members provided funding to the Mill neck School for the Deaf. More...

Presbyterian Community Pre-K students enjoy a day learning about dinosaurs

It was "Dinosaur Day" in Miss Mary Lou's and Miss Roseann's prekindergarten class at Massapequa's Presbyterian Community Nursery School. The children painted a dinosaur mural, made dinosaur hats and Play-doh dinosaurs. More...

Massapequa Fire Department battles house fire

Massapequa firefigthers rushed to the scene of a house fire that broke out at approximately 3 p.m., Tuesday May 23. First responding units discovered a fire confined to the second floor bedroom of the two-story home at 10 Burton Lane North. More...

Local folks in the news

Massapequa Park Village hosted the annual Memorial Day Parade Monday May 29. For a photographic spread of this event, see page 18. More...

 

People/Social

Butterflies at St. David's Preschool

Children who attend St. David's Evangelical Lutheran Church's Preschool in Massapequa Park were able to watch the day by day progress how cocoons turn to butterflies. Every spring for the past 11 years, Robin Lever, director of St. More...

Momma's house opens new home in Massapequa

With a lot of determination and "true grit," Momma's House, Massapequa, was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by board members, friends and residents of Momma's House. More...

Birch Lane celebrates 50th anniversary

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, second from right, and Town Clerk Steve Labriola, right, recently attended Birch Lane Elementary School's 50th anniversary celebration. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

"You can measure the civility of a society by the way it treats its animal," states Patricia Cornwell, the award winning author of so many mystery and crime novels such as More...

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

Gonzo Makes Ducks Debut

Stocker and Ahearne continue early -season success More...

Obituaries

Florence Finkle,

Florence Finkle, a longtime resident of Massapequa, died May 3, 2006. More...

Eugene W. Dunbar,

resident of Massapequa, retired New York City police lieutenant More...

Jack Cavallaro,

resident of North Massapequa Jack Cavallaro, of North Massapequa, died April 25, 2006. More...

Opinion

A Flag of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Yesterday: If I close my eyes, I can still remember that moment staring at the television and waiting to witness history. It was July 20, 1969 and for a 12-year-old, this was going to be a huge event, one I would definitely remember. More...

There is a place for old and torn American Flags

Dear Editor: We are coming up to Independence Day, July 4, and this is a good time for people to think about replacing old and torn flags. Flags can be put in the box in front of Village Hall in Massapequa Park. More...

Poll

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