April 4, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa Park Village Trustees reelected

Mayor James Altadonna, Jr. said he was pleased with the number of votes received in the March 20 election, despite the fact that the race was uncontested. More...

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Schools/Sports

Local scholars in the news

+Kerry Krohn, of Massapequa, and Ashley Stackpole of Massapequa Park have been named to the dean's list at Wagner College, Staten Island, for the fall 2006 semester. More...

Massapequa High School students beautify the community

Gale Domingo's Drawing and Painting I classes at Massapequa High School got into the holiday spirit as they worked with the Post Office to create a festive holiday mural for their display windows. More...

GDS students play stock market game

Shown are Massapequa Grace Day School's fifth graders using the schools brand new laptops to place their first trades, while playing Newsday's Stock Market Game. More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798- 4607 Avenue              Massapequa Park              40 Harbor Lane &nb More...

Obituaries

Eleanor Gilligan: 96, retired RN and Dominican Village resident

Amityville resident Eleanor Gilligan, who had lived at Dominican Village for the past seven years, died February 28, 2007. She was 96 years old and had lived in Hicksville for 48 years. More...

William A. Rossitto, businessman

A funeral mass for William A. Rossitto, of Moriches, formerly of West Islip, was held on Monday, March 12, 2007 at St. Joseph's R. C. Church, Babylon. Mr. Rossitto died Tuesday, March 6, 2007 in Sarasota, Florida after a long illness. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Report fans the flames of oppositon to windfarm

An independent study of the LIPA wind farm proposal has corroborated what many believed to be the case: the project is too costly, will provide too little additional energy and will burden Long Island ratepayers for too long. More...

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Public Commentary

With "Friends" Like the Republicans Who Needs Enemies?

The Constitution Party, the third largest political party, www.ballot-access.org, strongly denounces what is shaping up to be a wholesale sell-out by Republican Senators on course to reward illegal aliens by okaying AMNESTY.(S.9, S. 330). More...

Third Party candidate to run against Congressman King

Third Congressional District residents would vote for a new third party candidate if they are convinced the candidate would listen to them and vote on the basis of what the majority wants, according to North Massapequa resident Bill Corrigan who jus More...

Local folks in the news

Plainedge students win Youth Essay Contest

Three students in Mrs. Andes fifth grade class at Plainedge's Eastplain Elementary School were winners of the 2007 Butehorn Brothers Post 4987 Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen Youth Essay Contest. More...

 

People/Social

Michael Levantino receives Silver Star

Midshipman Michael Levantino of Massapequa has received a Silver Star at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point for academic achievement during the first term of 2007. More...

Town of Oyster Bay holds Senior Valentine' s Luncheon at the Milleridge Cottage

Oyster Bay Town Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich, shown front, recently attended the Town of Oyster Bay Valentine's Senior Luncheon, held at the Milleridge Cottage. More...

Pancake supper held at Presbyterian Community

A pancake supper was held at the Presbyterian Community Church, Massapequa, Tuesday, February 20. Those who worked on the dinner, shown left to right, are Ann S h a t t u c k , Cathy Ernst, Amy Bittner, Carol Krauss, Sharon Slade, Elaine Clifford, More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Purebred rescue groups spread a safety net across the country. Some have stronger, wider nets. When a relatively rare purebred appears in a local town shelter, those concerned may be contacting breed experts for the first time. More...

Events & Calendar

POST / CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, April 5 +Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting: 8 p.m., Simpson Methodist Church, 30 Locust Ave., Amityville. Open meeting. For info., call 24-hr. More...

James Stefanich offers brochure to inform residents about the Oyster Bay Town Tax Receiver's office

Oyster Bay Town Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich advises residents that the Town has developed an informative brochure about his office, which is available to residents at no cost. More...

Boy Scouts clean up United Methodist Church

The Community United Methodist Church at 100 Park Blvd., Massapequa got a spring spruce up, compliments of the scouts fromDen 6, Pack 96 of Wantagh. The scouts cleaned up the church property as a good deed, helping them earn badges. More...

Poll

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