July 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

In the news

Senator Kemp Hannon (Sixth Senate District) recognized Alex Haas, student at Eastplain Elementary School in Plainedge, as a winner in his 2006 There Ought To Be A Law contest. Alex's winning law was selected from over 1,400 entries. More...

Former Massapequa woman becomes editor of RV Living Magazine

Tara Cox grew up in Massapequa and made her way to Manhattan where she is Editor-in-Chief of RV Living, a lifestyle magazine for the growing number of individuals and families who are "driven to explore." More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets...

Our Chewbacca, a hero in Shepherd Cyberspace, died July 5th, a few weeks shy of his first anniversary in "happily ever after". He was (and is) so much more than an old dog. More...

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

Ducks Players Enjoy the All-Star Experience

On a night with severe rain, lightning, and reports of tornadoes across the tri-state area, the stars of the Atlantic League still managed to shine at the ninth annual All-Star Game. More...

Obituaries

Angelo Cassero, decorated WWII Veteran and longtime Massapequa Park resident

Angelo Cassero, who lived on East Lake Avenue in Massapequa Park for 55 years was the last of the original home owners on his block between Michigan Avenue and Connecticut Avenue. He died June 6, 2006, just nine days shy of his 86th birthday. More...

Elizabeth Coppola, longtime Pequan'

Even though longtime Massapequa resident Elizabeth A. Coppola suffered in the last several years of her life from multiple sclerosis, she lived a full life and remained a devotee of classical rock music. She died June 21, 2006 and was 51 years old. More...

Carol M. Tomassetti Massapequa Park resident

Carol M. Tomassetti, a 40-year resident of Massapequa Park, died June 17, 2006. More...

State signs $20M deal for management at Republic Airport

The New York State Department of Transportation has signed a five-year, $20 million contract with a San Francisco-based company that will provide maintenance and operations services at Republic Airport in Farmingdale. More...

MFD to conduct safety tests

Beginning Saturday, August 5, and continuing each Saturday, the Massapequa Fire District will be testing sirens at each of its three firehouses, Front Street, Massapequa Park, Hicksville Road and Merrick Road, Massapequa. More...

Mayor Altadonna thanks Volunteers of Massapequa Cares

Mayor James Altadonna and the Board of Trustees recently thanked the Volunteers of Massapequa Cares. Each year community members volunteer their time and talents for the veterans at Northport Hospital. More...

 

People/Social

Superintendent, Dr. Maureen Flaherty attends recent Massapequa AARP meeting

Superintendent of Schools for the Massapequa School District, Dr. Maureen Flaherty was at a recent meeting of Massapequa AARP Chapter 4727. The informative meeting was followed by a question and answer period. More...

Massapequa runners score as Massapequa hosts inaugural Guts & Glory 5K run

Eric Grossman of Massapequa Park, Cliff Roehn of Massapequa, Eileen Reda of Massapequa, Anita Von Himmel of Massapequa, John Niesen of Massapequa Park and Ruth Maller of Massapequa Park, each won awards in the inaugural Guts & Glory 5 Kilometer Run o More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special More...

Massapequa students receive Science Discovery Fair Awards

The Massapequa School District is proud to announce that 18 of its students on the elementary and middle school level were recipients of Science Discovery Fair Awards. More...

Blood drive to be held

A summer scholarship blood drive will be held Tuesday, August 8, 3:30 to 8:45 p.m. at Church of the Nazarene, 45 Roosevelt Ave., Fellowship Hall, Massapequa Park. Donors are urgently needed to avoid a summer blood shortage. More...

Opinion

Israel is doing the world a big favor

The decision by Israel to defend itself against a group of terrorists who have overtaken the lawful authority of Lebanon while that lawful authority has allowed itself to become impotent and be overtaken is both measured and responsible. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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The high price of keeping romance in marriage

In order to keep our romance alive, my wife Laura and I attempted to engage in a ritual we had only heard about from " More...

Poll

Do you approve of the way the Obama administration is handling the Ebola crisis?