February 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Briarcliffe College honors Massapequa Park resident

At a recent gala celebration of its 40th anniversary, Briarcliffe College honored longtime supporter and current Board of Trustees Chairman Peter T. Affatato, of Massapequa Park, for his dedication to the college since its inception. More...

Men's Club holds holiday meeting

St. David's Evangelical Lutheran Church's Men's Club held its December holiday meeting at the Corner Galley Restaurant, 5411 Merrick Rd., Massapequa, Tuesday, December 12. St. David's Pastor David J. Meyers was the guest speaker. More...

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Schools/Sports

Scholars in the news

+The following students have been named to the dean's list for the 2006 fall semester at Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island: Michael Auletta, of Massapequa who is pursuing an associate's degree in restaurant management from the H More...

Assemblyman Saladino visits St. Rose of Lima School

Assemblyman, Joseph Saladino recently paid a visit to St. Rose of Lima School, Massapequa. He met with fourth grade students from Mrs. Piazza and Mrs. Bingham's class. More...

St. William's holds cultural arts performance

Students at St. William the Abbot in Seaford, enjoy the production of "There's Always a Dragon to Slay" performed by the outstanding theatre group Simply Elementary (www.simplyelementary.org). The performance was part of St. 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...

Obituaries

Harry Halvorsen: Longtime Nassau County marine police officer

Retired Nassau County Police Department Officer Harry Halvorsen, a redsident of Massapequa Park died January 16, 2007. He was 72 years old. Born in Brooklyn, he was a proud Navy veteran and moved to Massapequa Park 42 years ago. Mr. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Struggle between Republic Airport and communities need a new direction

There are always intractable issues that surface when the concerns of business and economy intersect with the concerns of residents and homeowners. More...

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Public Commentary

The poor condition of the American flags that are displayed outdoors

Dear Editor: On behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7763 Massapequa Park, I wish to thank you for publishing the letter from Rosemary Styne of Bethpage concerning the poor condition of the American flags that are displayed outdoors. More...

Massapequa to add new teams; district receives input on which sports to choose

If one happened to pass by the Berner Middle School baseball field in early March on any given year they would likely find a diamond packed with nearly 100 7th and 8th graders show casing their batting and fielding skills in the hope of obtaining on More...

Local folks in the news

Air Force Airman Eric Myers has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Oops...

Due to a production error, a photo that appeared on the cover of last week's edition about a fire at 308 First Avenue was incorrect. The correct photo from that incident, which occurred January 18 is shown here. We apologize for the error. More...

Limited Edition to close its doors

After 32 years in business the owners of The Limited Edition Store in Merrick have decided to shut its doors by the end of March. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa Elks hold annual Cerebral Palsy Christmas Party

The Massapequa Elks #2162 had its Annual Cerebral Palsy Christmas Party on December 9. More...

Massapequa resident receives NCC Presidential Award

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino, a member of the New York State Assembly Education Committee, left, honors Massapequa resident Elisabeta Pop, center, upon receiving Nassau Community College's Presidential Award. More...

Massapequa graduate completes basic training

Air Force Airman Colin R. O'Leary has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets...

The 131st Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Dog Show is only days away. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, February 8 +Massapequa Bd. of Ed. Budget Meeting: 8 p.m.; Central Office Bd. Room, 4925 Merrick Rd., Massapequa. More...

Roslyn Savings Bank sponsors Toys for Tots

Roslyn Savings Bank, a division of New York Community Bank, ended its week-long Community Appreciation celebration in Massapequa with a Toys for Tots Drive resulting in the donation of over 300 toys. More...

Assemblyman Saladino attends sled hockey tournament

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino recently attended a sled hockey tournament. The games were played against other sled hockey team from Connecticut and Canada. The name of the team is Long Island Roughriders. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?