June 18, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Massapequa Chiefs lose bid for state title in a thrilling final effort

It was the grand finale. A field four hours away from home was where the Massapequa Chiefs would end their already magical season. More...

Massapequan wins top honors

Greg Karl of Mass­apequa Park earned first place honors in the 60-64 age group in the 31st annual Nationwide Insur­ance 10-K race for ASPIRE in April. More...

Local Judo athletes win back-to-back elite events

Judo athletes from Massapequa's Combat Judo Academy recently competed at the 2008 USA Judo National Championships held April 10 to 13 in Vir­ginia Beach, Virginia. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

St. William holds Math-a-thon

Emily Lampasone, of Wantagh. collected the most money for the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital . She is in first grade in Mrs. Sarin's class. She raised $290. She is shown receiving her prize, an aquarium. More...

Local student named as a member of the All Eastern Championship Team

Catherine Groene of Massapequa Park, has been named to the dean's list of Fordham University for the 2007-2008 academic year. More...

Local, in Guard, receives BA degree

Stephen W. Groene of Mass­apequa Park received his bachelor of arts degree in psychology from Siena College, Loudonville, New York. He was also commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, MP, in the United States Army National Guard. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, June 19 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. Regular Meeting: 8 p.m.; Central Office Bd. Room, 4925 Merrick Rd., Mas­sapequa. More...

Military vehicle exhibit on display June 22

On June 22, 10:30 a.m. More...

Vacation Bible school

St. David's Evangeli­cal Lutheran Church, 20 Clark Blvd., Mas­sapequa, will be hold­ing its annual Vacation Bible School, from Au­gust 11 to 15. More...

Opinion

Editorial

The door on senior housing laws needs to be reopened

With alarming frequency, developers who have received variances from our local towns and villages, allowing them to build more senior housing units per acre than generally permitted under local codes, are now asking for relief. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS-

Full Story

Drilling is not the answer to energy crisis

Dear Editor: The U.S. imports over 10 million barrels of crude oil per day. ANWR's one million barrels per day would be only 10 percent of our daily imported oil and only about five percent of our total oil consumption. More...

Today's news, June 21, 2008

The Ancient Order of Hibernian's, Division 15 of Massapequa Park, L.I. presents an evening of Irish entertainment with live traditional Irish music... More...

Today's news, June 20, 2008

Two All-Star players from the Massapequa Celtics make state team Matt Malanowski and Brendan Raab, players on the The Massapequa Celtics U11 boys A soccer team, were recently named to the New York State team, a wonderful achievement accord More...

Local folks in the news

Scott Clark receives law degree from Albany

Scott Clark, son of Steve and Patricia Clark of Massapequa, received his Jurist Doctor Degree at the 157th Commencement of the Albany Law School on Friday May 16th. More...

MPK Mayor James Altadonna installs Commander Richard Begandy

After Commander Richard Begandy was installed to his fourth term to lead the V.F.W. More...

Leg. Saladino tackles rising fuel costs for home heating

Assemblyman Joseph S. Saladino and his Assembly colleagues held a press conference calling on the state Legislature to address the anticipated increase in home heating costs during the winter. More...

 

People/Social

Scholars in the ...

•Charles B. Price, of Massapequa, received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire on May 11. More...

Andrew Valenski qualifies for Nike Nationals

Andrew Valenski, a freshman at Massapequa High School has quali­fied for this year's Nike Outdoor Na­tionals to be held June 20, in Greens­boro, North Carolina. More...

Navy Lt. deployed to the Middle East

Navy Lt. Timothy M. Cestaro, son of Eileen M. and Louis J. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"Search for Sensation" Part 17- Blazes!

I did chase the wrong fire that destroyed the Westmin More...

Prevention Key To Bathroom Cleaning

(NAPS) With a little forethought, bathroom cleaning doesn't have to be quite such a dreaded household chore. The Problem Soap scum, mold, hardwater stains- they're inevitable. More...

Obituaries

Harriet Schlegel, Massapequa native, dance teacher

Harriet Strocchia (Starr, Jamieson, Schle More...

Edward Shea, former 'Pequan and father of 5

Former longtime Mas­sapequa Park resident Edward Joseph Shea died May 25, 2008 in Oakdale, New York. The beloved husband, father and grandfather was 80 years old. More...

Obituaries:

Obituary notices are printed without charge, as space permits. Family members and funeral directors may submit obituary notices to us at 1045 B Park Blvd. MPK, 11762 or may call (516) 798-5100. More...

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