December 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Slight changes to MHS addition

Project still on schedule, say school officials

The long anticipated eight classroom addition at Massapequa High School, undertaken in response to growing enrollment, has had some design changes, but is still expected to be completed in time for the 2007/08 school year, according to school offici More...

MHS Class of ‘63 to hold reunion

Massapequa High School Class of 1963 committee is planning its 45th reunion for the late summer or early fall of 2008. The group is asking help in finding classmates. More...

Think before you drink this holiday

Driving while intoxicated continues to be a major problem in this country, despite the continuing efforts of thousands of dedicated highway safety advocates to educate the public about the perils of drinking and driving. More...

Special Sections

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Pets, Pets, Pets

As a true Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Darcy was put on earth to show the power of devotion. This darling dog adored everyone with all her heart More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 Both locations of the Massapequa Public Library will be closed Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24 and Christmas Day, Monday, December 25. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, December 14 Town of Oyster Bay Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Bd. hearing room, 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay. More...

Massapequa Park Village Merchants Association

Where commerce and community work hand-in-hand

The Christmas and Chanukah shopping season is underway now and I know the feeling of panic when I think of some of my friends and relatives for whom I can More...

NYS Winter Guide available

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) is informing residents that the 2006-2007 New York State Winter Travel and Ski Guide is now available from his office free of charge. More...

Opinion

Editorial

How a child helped us to find Christmas

We extend happy thoughts of the holidays to our readers this year, with a little story about where we found Christmas one year, a long time ago. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Public Commentary

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Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the good people of Amityville. Please accept my apologize for failing to put up a Christmas sisplay this year on my lawn. More...

MPK Village hosts Holiday Open House

Mayor James Altadonna and the Board of Trustees again hosted the Holiday Open House for several hundred children. There were cartoon characters, clowns and balloons for all. Santa met with the children and they all left with a goodie bag. More...

Meeting set for December 20th on police communications site for MPK water tower

The Nassau County Police Department will be hosting a public meeting to discuss the Police Department More...

Scouts decorate MPK Christmas tree

The Village Hall Christmas Tree was decorated by local Girl Scout and Boy Scout Troops. Each child made ornaments, which were hung on the Christmas Tree. Following a group picture, refreshments, cookies and juice were served. More...

Sanitation collection modified for Christmas and New YearÕs

The Town of Oyster Bay sanitation collection schedule will be modified for the Monday, December 25, Christmas holiday, and New Year More...

 

People/Social

Pequans in the NEWS

Mike and Margaret Marcantano celebrate 65th Anniversary

It all started long ago on a park bench in Brooklyn where a teenage couple had to decide whether to share a hot chocolate or use their money for a warm ride home. More...

MPK resident appointed NYIT director of foundation and corporate relations

Jeffrey S. Morosoff, a resident of Massapequa Park, has been appointed New York Institute of Technology More...

Massapequa resident named Junior Officer of the Year

The Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group announced Lt. Cmdr. Peter Lawless as its selection for Junior Officer of the Year on December 4. A resident of Massapequa, Lawless is employed with The Associated Press as director of finance. More...

Obituaries

Raymond Haase: decorated Vietnam Navy Veteran

Longtime Massapequa resident Raymond H. Haase died November 3, 2006 in Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles. He was 60-years old and had lived on Erlwein Court in East Massapequa for about 15 years. Born August 2, 1946 in Oceanside to Joseph C. More...

Frederick Pawel: N.C. Police Officer and longtime Massapequan

Decorated Korean War veteran and retired Nassau County Police Officer, Frederick Pawel died November 20, 2006. He was 78-years old. Mr. Pawel lived in the Massapequa area for 35 years, first on Beach Road then on Biltmore Boulevard. More...

Carl Frucht: owner of a Massapequa dental lab

L o n g t i m e Massapequa Park resident, Carl F. Frucht died November 18, 2006. He was 77-years old and ran Carl Frucht Dental Lab in Massapequa for about 25 years. More...

Poll

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