September 10, 2008 RSS feed / People/Social

Local teen goes to Summer Camp

Fifteen-year-old Josef Pevsner of Massapequa Park, recently attended Camp Wonder, a medically staffed summer camp for children with serious and fatal skin diseases. More...

Craig Aarseth of Massapequa recognized by IEEE peers for contributions to industry

Craig Aarseth, Massapequa, was chosen Aug. 3 by IEEE Region 1 for its technological innovation award because of his work on radar and landing system architecture design. More...

Mets Player Ed Kranepool will be honored

Ed Kranepool played a big role in the New York Mets 1969 drive when they beat the Baltimore Orioles and won the World Series, "their miracle season." Kranepool's commitment to the game of baseball is only one example of his passion for life and hi More...

Massapequa resident and Labor Leader to be honored by the March of Dimes

Massapequa resident, Jerry Laricchiuta, is among the honorees at the upcoming 29th Annual Salute to Labor Dinner Dance sponsored by the March of Dimes/Long Island. More...

Presbyterian church holds annual picnic

The Presbyterian Community Church of Massapequa held its annual picnic at Brady Park. There were food and games for the children at the event. More...

The Bristal hosts local sixth graders

Residents of the Bristal Assisted Living Community in Massapequa spent the day with sixth graders from the Shore Road Elementary School. More...

Wantagh religious school honors teaching staff

The Susanna E. Heiman Religious School of the Suburban Temple of Wantagh honored its teaching staff with a special dinner and awards ceremony. The school serves grades, kindergarten through 12th and a program for children with special needs. More...

Tina-Marie and Cliff Roehn proudly announce the arrival of Lorenzo Achilles

Tina-Marie and Cliff Roehn, of North Massapequa, announce the birth of their son, Lorenzo Achilles Roehn on April 18, 2008 at South Nassau Hospital. Lorenzo weighed eight pounds, two ounces and was 21-inches long. More...

Massapequa Principal Jason Esposito Receives New York State PTA Honorary Life Award

Fairfield Elementary School Principal Jason Esposito received the New York State PTA Honorary Life Award, which is given to individuals in recognition of their contributions to the welfare of children and youth. More...

Congressman Peter King meets with local Knights of the Pythians

The Knights of Pythias State of New York and the officers of its Grand Council met with Congressman Peter King, a Pythian brother, to discuss a resolution before the Congress recognizing the Knights of Pythias since its inception in 1864. More...

Massapequa focuses on healthy eating habits

As part of the Massapequa High School Main Campus health program, the health department, under the direction of Denise Baldinger, teamed up with students in the child study program to offer a day of fun filled activities that focused on developing More...

Local student receives commission at University of Scranton ROTC Ceremony

Robert E. Auletta, of Massapequa, was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Field Artillery of the U.S. Army during The University of Scranton's Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, Scranton, Pennsylvania. More...

Director of music awarded the Colleague diploma

Wayne Dieterich, the director of music at the Presbyte4rian Community church, was recently awarded the Colleague Diploma by the Royal College of Canadian Organists. More...

Long Island Presidents' council announces finalists for eighth annual school essay contest

The Long Island Presidents' Council, an association of teachers' union presidents, has selected finalists for their eighth annual School Essay Contest. More...

Knight of Pythias holds an honor night

Mid Island Lodge No. 828 Knights of Pythias held a special honor night for several very involved Pythians who were presented with Town of Oyster Bay Citations for their many years of altruistic achievements for the residents of the community. More...

Nominations being accepted for F.H.S.'s Wall of Fame

Farmingdale High School is getting ready for this year's 2008-2009 Wall of Fame nominees. The Wall of Fame was created to honor former FHS students who have gained academic distinction after graduation. More...