July 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa and Plainedge high schools win Journalism Awards

The Massapequa and Plainedge High School newspapers were recognized recently in LIPA's High School Newspaper Awards competition. More...

Local folks in the news

Brandon Ritieni and Samantha Sanacore are two of LIPA's annual Safety Poster Contest winners. Brandon and Samantha are in the third grade at Plainedge's Eastplain Elementary School. Brandon is shown above with LIPA Chairman Richard M. Kessel. More...

Special Sections

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...

Senator Hannon's community office to visit Plainedge Library July 20

Senator Kemp Hannon (R-6th S.D.) announced his community office will hold office hours at the Plainedge Public Libray Thursday, July 20, 1-3 p.m. More...

Music under the stars

Marshall Tucker Band will perform at the July 18 Music Under the Stars concert, beginning at 8 p.m. at John J. Burns Town Park, Merrick Road in Massapequa. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Proceed with patience as Sunrise Highway project gets underway

It was good to learn that a Sunrise Highway safety and renovation project in the works for a decade and a half has finally moved to the final stages before construction. The state expects to have bids out this month and begin work by the fall. More...

The way it was is how I want to remember it

In 1999, I accompanied my husband to his 40th high school reunion. He graduated from Dobbs Ferry High, and it seemed his entire class, fewer than one hundred, joyfully attended their warm, fuzzy reunion. More...

Public has additional chances for input on windmill project as plan proceeds

Dear Editor: Regarding "Offshore Windmill Project environmental meeting next week", (June 29, 2006), FPL Energy is looking forward to these two meetings as the official start of the federal environmental impact review and the first opportunity in a More...

F'dale Superintendent leaving district this week

Farmingdale School Superintendent Dr. Roberta Gerold has announced that she is leaving the district effective this week. More...

Massapequa Power soccer team wins State Cup Championship

Massapequa Power under14 girls soccer team, coached by Tom Daly, won the ENY State Cup Championship for the fifth consecutive year by defeating the Yorktown Amazons 6-0. More...

ATA hosts annual awards program

On Monday May 8, the Amityville Teachers Association hosted its annual Awards and Scholarship Program at Edmund W. Miles Middle School. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

When Ben Franklin said: "Honesty is the best policy", he wasn't referring to rehoming dogs and cats, yet the adage does apply. More...

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

An Old Friend Returns, Helps Ducks Clinch Playoffs in Dramatic Fashion

He can quite literally be called the "pulse" of the Long Island Ducks. There is no doubting the special bond that exists between the team and starting pitcher Bill Pulsipher, because every time the former-Met is around good things start to happen. More...

Obituaries

Richard Lehman, former Massapequa Park resident

Former Massapequa Park resident Richard "Dick" B. Lehman, died on May 31, 2006. He was 77 years old. More...

Joseph C. Boylan, World War II Army veteran

Joseph C. Boylan, of Andover Township, New Jersey and former 36-year resident of Massapequa, and an 18 year-resident of Slidell, Louisiana, died May 12, 2006. More...

Harold Falcone, World War II U.S. Army Air Corps. sergeant

Harold Falcone, of Cape Coral, Florida and formerly of Massapequa, died June 16, 2006. He was 88 years old. 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?