August 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Farmingdale School District announces new superintendent

The Farmingdale School District is pleased to announce the appointment of John Lorentz, former Assistant Superintendent for Business, as the new Superintendent of Schools. Mr. More...

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Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball!

Ducks prepare to welcome three millionth fan; playoff tickets are selling fast

They may be struggling on the field, but the Long Island Ducks are flying at the box office. The team's recent poor play has had absolutely no effect on ticket sales as local fans continue to flock to Citibank Park to show their support. More...

Long Island Braves Northeast Regional Tournament winners

The 15-year old Long Island Braves baseball team won the 15-16-year old Pony Baseball Northeast Regional Tournament in Trenton, New Jersey on July 24. More...

Girls PAL softball champs

The Purple team won the league championship in the Girl's Fastpitch Softball Senior Division of the WantaghSeaford Unit of the Nassau County Police Activity League at Cuomo Park on August 9. More...

Events & Calendar

MADD signature walk Strides for Change October 29

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) announced recently that its signature 5K walk, Strides for Change, will be held on the Great Lawn at SUNY Farmingdale on Sunday, October 29, 10:30 a.m. More...

Fabulous Fifties dinner dance September 30

Our Lady of Lourdes School, 379 Linden St., Massapequa Park, will be holding a "Fabulous Fifties" dinner dance, Saturday, September 30, 7 to 11 p.m. More...

Doppy Open Golf Tournament September 23

The 29th annual Doppy Open Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, September 23 at the Cherry Creek Golf Course in Riverhead beginning 1 p.m. followed by a cocktail hour and dinner. More...

Local folks in the news

Kiwanis Club of Massapequa hosts 22nd Annual Golf Classic

The Kiwanis Club of Massapequa recently hosted its 22nd Annual Golf Classic at the Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course in Woodbury. More...

More streets in Massapequa slated for flood mitigation

" by Tiffany Elliott Four additional streets in Massapequa are now scheduled for remediation to eliminate flooding that has plagued homeowners for years. More...

Raw shellfish advisory

With dozens of New Yorkers sick from eating raw oysters harvested from the Pacific Northwest, the Nassau County Department of Health reminds residents that eating shellfish such as clams, oysters and mussels may cause a health risk. More...

 

People/Social

Pequans in the NEWS Boy Scouts visit Village Hall

Den 3 of Pack 339 visit the Massapequa Park Village Hall and Storage Facility. With the boys is Peggy Caltabianco, Village Administrator. More...

Presbyterian Community Church holds installation ceremony

Presbyterian Community Church, recently held an installation ceremony welcoming the Rev. Pamela Spence Bakker as its new minister. Shown, left to right, are Elder Don Snyder, The Rev. Richard Bakker, The Rev. Tom Philipp, The Rev. More...

No. Massapequa resident chosen as leader of Protective Order of Elks

As members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks from across the nation gathered inOrlando from July 9 to 13, for the Order's 142nd Grand Lodge convention, Daniel P. O'Neill, of Massapequa Elks Lodge No. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Pets of the Week

Big, black dogs. Not a selling point at a shelter. Although huge, they seem invisible when people walk through the kennels. The big, black dog is often the last to be adopted. Many in municipal shelters, even magnificent ones, never find new homes. More...

Library

At the Library...

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

Obituaries

Lois Lamberta, 80, former Massapequa Park resident

Lois Lamberta, a former longtime Massapequa Park resident, loved spending time with her family most of all. She died August 11, 2006 at her home in Virginia. She was 80 years old. More...

Michael L. Roberts, beloved husband and father

Michael L. Roberts, of Amityville, died July 17, 2006. More...

Opinion

Levy's fight in Suffolk is the fight of all reasonable and caring Americans

Once again, S.C. Steve Levy's proposal to require that companies doing business with the County are law abiding, and that they enjoy no unfair advantage over their competitors by hiring illegal immigrants, has come under assault. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Americans can't export what they don't make here

Dear Editor: "These are the times that try men's souls." With these words Thomas Paine began a series of articles entitled The Crisis. What Thomas Paine said in 1776 is true now, 230 years later. More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?