June 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Local folks in the news

Legislator Schmitt honors Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus

Our Lady of the Island 6911 Knights of Columbus of Massapequa honored their Past Grand Knight Mark Machia at a testimonial dinner. Nassau County Legislator Peter J. Schmitt was on hand to present special legislative recognition. More...

ToBay to sponsor hurricane preparedness seminar

According to Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella, top hurricane experts are predicting that the 2007 hurricane season will be above average. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Folktales come alive in Fairfield Elementary's performance

Students in the fourth grade Magnet program at Massapequa's Fairfield Elementary School performed fabulous folk tale puppet shows for their parents and Fairfield's first graders. More...

Students show off their projects at North Massapequa's Eastplain Science Fair

Students from all grades proudly exhibited their science projects at Plainedge's annual Eastplain Science Fair on Friday, April 13 at the Eastplain Elementary School. More...

Northside Elementary School, buzzing with biographies

Mrs. Ryan's fourth-grade class is buzzing with biographies at Farmingdale's Northside Elementary School. More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 +The Harbor Lane Library in cooperation with the Great South Bay Forum will present, How Do We Get Out of Iraq, tonight, Wednesday, June 13, 7:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Ward Smith of Smitty's Home Improvements

Longtime Massapequa Park resident and family man Seward "Ward" Scott Smith, Jr. died at his home in Summerville, South Carolina on May 22, 2007. He was 68 years old. More...

Vincent Floriani: Massapequa lawyer and volunteer

Longtime Massapequa attorney and resident Vincent J. Floriani died May 18, 2007. He was 83-years old and loved living and being active in Massapequa. More...

Opinion

The best on LI

Congratulations to the Massapequa Boy's Varsity baseball team which won the Long Island Title this weekend in Class AA Baseball. This is the second year in a row that the team reached this milestone. More...

All repeat offenders should face tougher sentences in New York

A fight is underway in Albany over a proposal that would make those who repeatedly commit misdemeanors face tougher sentences. This bill is modeled after one in place that addresses serial felons. More...

Don't extend federal "Hate Crime" Law -- abolish it

Last week the House passed a measure that extends the federal "hate crime" law to include attacks motivated by the victims' gender or sexual orientation. More...

Nassau Corrections Officers' contract stalled

Nassau County's 1,100 Corrections Officers have been trying to get a new contract, and to press the county to give their bargaining unit the right to binding arbitration. More...

Massapequa wrestling coach inducted into Hall of Fame

Longtime Massapequa High School Wrestling Coach Gary Mims has joined the ranks of some of the best. He's been inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. More...

Carol Baldwin golf outing set for July 23

Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund, Inc. Annual Celebrity Golf Outing will be held July 23. Registration and brunch is at 10:30 a.m., Shotgun 12:30 p.m.; Lunch at Half-way House 12:30- 5:00 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

Rebecca Vainder to wed Paul Devlin

The families of Rebecca Vainder of Massapequa and Paul Devlin of Livingston, New Jersey, announce their engagement. More...

Brian and Stacey Lange announce the birth of their son, Carter

Brian and Stacey Lange of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, announce the birth of their first child, a son, Carter Wittmus Lange, born February 28, 2007, 11:52 a.m. at Paoli Hospital. He weighed six pounds and was 18 inches. More...

Jay Diaz-Arroyave graduates basic training

Army National Guard Pvt. Jay Diaz- Arroyave has graduated from Basic Combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Right now, the odds are awful. One in four dogs over the age of two will die of cancer, and many more will suffer from it. So many popular breeds are particularly susceptible to certain forms of the dreaded disease. More...

Events & Calendar

St. William's students raise money for children with cancer

Recently Colleen Conaty, Jessica Gallagher and Mary Korchak, seventh graders at St. William the Abbot, Seaford, celebrated their 13th birthdays in a special way. More...

Tree dedicated in Massapequa Park

As part of Earth Day, the Udasin family purchased a tree in memory of Marvin Udasin. Mayor James Altadonna and Trustee Harry Jacobson are shown with members of the Udasin family at the Tree dedication at Brady Park. More...

Mother's Day Tea held

A Mother's Day Tea was held recentlty at Presbyterian Community Nursery School, Massapequa. Shown in the photo, are Miss Laura, Miss Dawn, the nursery children and their mothers. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

Notice of Formation of: Liquid Choppers, LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company ("LLC") filed with the NY Secretary of State (NYSS) on 4-17-07. NY office location: NASSAU COUNTY. More...

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