October 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community offended over tee shirts in Mall

When Kraig Randall walked into Today's Fashion in the Massapequas Westfield Mall, which sold tee shirts emblazoned with the emblems of his athletic teams and other messages, he was approached by a salesperson there. More...

Correction:

A front page story September 13, "Massapequa Community Fund awards scholarships" incorrectly identified the winner of the Meg D"Elia Memorial Scholarship for Character. It was awarded to Elizabeth Cornell. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa fourth grade lacrosse finishes undefeated in league play

Massapequa fourth grade youth lacrosse team recently completed an undefeated season in league play. they also won five tournaments on their way to a 36-1 tournament record against other fourth grade teams. More...

Massapequa's Nicole Scicutella puts charge into Lightning

Massapequa's Nicole Scicutella has had a memorable summer as a member of the Long Island Lightning 11-under girls basketball team. Nicole helped her team to a third-place finish at the recent AAU nationals in Springfield, Missouri. More...

Monarchs' outstanding summer season

The Long Island Monarchs Baseball Organization congratulates the Massapequa Monarchs 10u team on their outstanding inaugural summer baseball season. More...

Library

At the Library...

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Obituaries

Anne Jantzen, avid Massapequa-area volunteer

Anne M. Jantzen loved helping the less fortunate. She was a member of many local organizations and even dressed as a clown to cheer sick children. The longtime Massapequa Park resident died suddenly September 24, 2006 in Florida. More...

Opinion

Yanks loss is a big win for baseball

The avid Yankee fans and baseball pundits will be analyzing the sorry plight of the Bronx Bombers in 2006 for years to come. They will have a lot more insight and more to say than we ever could here, but an observation we will not let pass is this. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Far too many looking for an excuse for bloodshed

Dear Editor: In your editorial of September 21 you say "...the imperative demands of defeating those for whom words or cartoons, voting booths or women without burkas, are an excuse for bloodshed:" which seems to imply that the reactions of Muslims More...

Plainedge and Massapequa schedule EXCEL and bond votes

The Massapequa and Plainedge school districts are asking residents to approve acceptance of state aid for school renovations under a program designed to encourage districts to renovate their facilities. More...

Moving Up Ceremony at St. David's Church

Children who attended St. David's Evangelical Lutheran Church's Christian Preschool's three-year-old class held their moving up ceremony on June 13 in the church's Fellowship Hall. The event was attended by their parents, family members and friends. More...

ASD Committee reviewing facilities as district moves to ask voters to approve state EXCEL funds

A group of residents, business people and other professionals make up a committee in the Amityville School District that is reviewing the district's facilities and charged with making recommendations to the board on improvements there. More...

Red Thunder heads to Whitewater Cup Classic

The Massapequa Red Thunder played their most exciting game so far this season against division opponent Rockville Centre Mustangs last week. More...

 

People/Social

1st Lt. Ropelewski returns from Iraq

First Lt. Erin Ropelewski, an Army nurse assigned to the 10th combat Support Hospital, has returned from deployment at the IBN Sina Medical Center, Baghdad, Iraq. More...

Troop 2108 holds vigil for 9-11 fallen

Cadette Girl Scouts from Troop 2108 of Massapequa Park honored the fallen victims of 9-11 at a candlelight vigil held at Brady Park in Massapequa Park. More...

Aaron Federico and Matthew Esposito at bible camp

Community United methodist Church, 100 Park Blvd., Massapequa held Vacation Bible School, August 14 to 18. Shown in More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

October is Fire Prevention month with reminders to practice escape drills and check smoke detector batteries. Pets can be fire victims too. More...

Events & Calendar

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

Seventh S.T.O.P. and Electronic Waste Collection Day October 14

The seventh of eight Household Hazardous Waste Disposal programs (S.T.O.P.-Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) and Electronic Waste Collection days for Oyster Bay Town residents is scheduled for Saturday, October 14, Solid according to Town Councilman Ange More...

ToBay budget hearings Oct. 15

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto announced that the Town Board will hold a day and night hearing on Tuesday, October 17, on the proposed $208,957,655 2007 preliminary Town budget. More...

Poll

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