August 3, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Ann Bambino Lodge awards scholarships

Massapequa-based Ann Bambino Lodge 2353 held its annual scholarship award night and Nassau County Legislator Peter J. Schmitt was on hand to honor the winners. The Dante Award was presented to John Modena and the Jane H. More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa Terminators soccer team wins first place

The Massapequa Terminators boys under-15 soccer team won first place at the Massapequa Memorial Day tournament. The team had a successful season including becoming State finalists this year. More...

Massapequa graduate scores high in lacrosse

The Liberty League has announced its year-end honorees for men's and women's lacrosse and six Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student athletes have been chosen. More...

Fowl Ball!

Several Streaks End as Ducks Hit Slump

Even the best sports teams must go through a bad stretch or two each season. For close to a month, the Long Island Ducks have seemingly been breaking a different team record just about every other day. 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...

ToBay to hold blood drive August 17

With the Long Island area facing a critical shortage of blood, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto and Town Councilman Joe Muscarella urge residents to participate in the Town's semi-annual blood drive scheduled for Thursday, August 17. More...

Students of SADD sponsor senior prom

Frances Montalvo of Massapequa recently joined the Senior Citizens of Seaford at a Senior citizen prom, sponsored by the students of SADD. More...

Opinion

Temperature raises call for indulgence in guilt-free leisure

Like a 6-inch snowstorm, the heat bearing down on us this week is a reminder of Mother Nature's diversity, and how she can be more than a gentle reminder sometimes that there are forces over which we have no control and that sometimes we need to slow More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Windmill farm is no answer to Long Island's energy needs Dear Editor:

LIPA has been selling this project as a windmill farm. When I think of farm I think of crops and animals not turbines, oil storage tanks and barges. To me that's more like a factory. But I guess it's an easier sell if you call it a farm. Mr. More...

Massapequa School District revises dress code

When Massapequa students return to school in the fall a revised code of conduct will be in place that among other things includes a stricter dress code. More...

Irish Night at Brady Park

During Irish Night at Brady Park, residents were entertained with Irish music and by the Irish step dancers. More...

 

People/Social

Farmingdale State hosts Annual Retirement and Service luncheon

On May 18, Dr. Jonathan Gibralter, president of Farmingdale State University of New York welcomed faculty and staff to the Annual Retirement and Service Luncheon honoring 25 Years of Service and Retirees. More...

Plainedge graduate honored for perfect attendance

Morgan De Sena, Plainedge High School Class of 2006 had perfect attendance record in high school. De Sena was the only student out of 286 in the class of 2006 to have perfect attendance during her high school career. More...

Massapequa resident celebrates 90th birthday

A surprise 90th birthday party was held for Anthony Gioia of Massapequa by his family recently and Nassau County Legislator Peter J. Schmitt was on hand. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Pets of the Week

Nassau readers can help animals in Suffolk Town shelters. Unfortunately, the media has focused on a recent story where a West Islip man allegedly signed a neighbor's sick cat in at a Town shelter as his own to be put to sleep. More...

Obituaries

Alfred Stansfield, former MPK Mayor and Trustee, 89

Alfred J. Stansfield, who served the Village of Massapequa Park as a Zoning Board member, Trustee and finally as Mayor, died July 24, 2006 in Clinton, New York. He was 89 years old. More...

Gerard McCormack, Water and Fire commissioner, at 76

Gerard F. McCormack Sr., a longtime member of the Massapequa Fire Department and a Commissioner of the South Farmingdale Water District died surrounded by his family June 27, 2006. More...

Ralph Laurino, owner of Trailer Renting Company

Ralph Laurino, the owner of Bill's Vacation Trailers on Sunrise Highway in Lindenhurst, was a Massapequa resident for many years. He died June 23, 2006 at the age of 73. More...