January 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

All 10 Massapequa High School fall teams recognized as “Scholar Athletes” by state

Massapequa High School produced a large number of winning teams this past fall, including county titles for boys and girls soccer, girls cross country and girls volleyball and the Long Island championship for field hockey. More...

AMVETS help deliver for Girl Scouts and troops

It all started as a school project at Berner Middle School in Massapequa. Teachers Christine Steck and Barbara Lowell coordinated the efforts of students who collected and wrapped fifty-one packages to send to our military personnel serving in Iraq. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Yogi Berra might say this is like dog déjà vu all over again. Sure, at a municipal shelter you expect to see some repeat canine customers, especially skilled escape artists. More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 +The Harbor Lane Library offers programs on an ongoing basis including aerobics and toning classes, Mondays, 7:30 p.m.; Tournament Scrabble, Mondays, 11 a.m.. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, January 25 +Town of Oyster Bay Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting: 7 p.m., Town Bd. hearing room, 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay. More...

Supermarket Basket Bash Fri., February 2

Amityville Chapter #700 Order of the Eastern Star will be holding a Supermarket Basket Bash, Friday, February 2 at 14 Avon Pl., Amityville. The doors open 6:30 p.m. and the first game begins 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. More...

MPK Homemakers to meet February 1

Massapequa Park Day Chapter of Homemakers will hold its next meeting Thursday, February 1, 9:30 a.m. at St. David's Lutheran Church, Clark Boulevard and Lakeshore Drive, Massapequa Park. The guest speaker at 11 a.m. More...

Opinion

Editorial

First Responders need our help now

As we write this editorial, we have not had the opportunity to hear President George Bush's State of the Union Address. He will obviously speak about Iraq and America's role in the Middle East as we move into the future. More...

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Public Commentary

Running late for a meeting is not an emergency situation

Dear Editor: According to the newspaper, on January 16, 2007, County Executive Thomas Suozzi was being driven by NCPD Det. Frank Passalaqua, on his way to a 10 a.m. meeting with D.A. Rice. At about 10:10 a.m., Det. More...

Three Town Supervisors on board with call for a master plan at Republic

For years, the towns of Babylon and Huntington have been asking Republic Airport officials to consult with them on airport planning and to implement a long-term strategy for growth and development there. More...

Local folks in the news

Woodward Parkway teachers came to school dressed in denim recently, in recognition of national "Dollars for Denim Day." These teachers donated money that will go to the American Cancer Society for breast cancer research. More...

The Massapequa football team was honored at an awards dinner Dec. 6. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Berner Middle School students collect food for the needy

In what has become an important tradition in their school, students at Berner Middle School in Massapequa collected 1,073 pounds of food during their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. More...

Farmingdale students participate in Albany Avenue Wellness Club

The Farmingdale School District encourages healthy habits. Twice a week, fourth and fifth grade students from Albany Avenue School either walk or run to keep in shape. These elementary students are part of the Albany Avenue Wellness Club. More...

MHS student Charlotte Berger selected to represent NY in "Jamestown Live!"

Massapequa High School's Charlotte Burger knows a thing or two about history. More...

Obituaries

William Armet: YMCA director and former MPK resident

Longtime Massapequa Park resident William Robert Armet died December 8, 2006 after fighting a long, valiant battle with cancer. He was 84 years old. More...

Hugh Wilson: dedicated pilot & loving patriarch

Former area resident and pilot Hugh Wilson died December 24, 2006 at his home from complications of prostate cancer in Fallbrook, California. He was 85 years old and had lived in Massapequa for 19 years before moving to the west coast in 1973. More...

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