December 17, 2008 RSS feed / Events & Calendar

Organist Rita Mitsel joins St. David's

When organist Mark Victor Smith was forced to step down because of health reasons, the St. David's Lutheran Church in Massapequa Park's search committee met Rita Mitsel, who had been living in Lyndhurst, N.J. and had just moved to Long Island. More...

File STAR applications before year's end

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) is reminding all Nassau County residents that the deadline to apply for school tax savings under New York State's STAR program is Jan. 2, 2009. More...

Airman Mitchell Dittmar graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Mitchell W. Dittmar has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Tom LoVarco promoted to Seventh Degree Black Belt

The American Black Belt Academy, located in Massapequa Park, announced the promotion of its head instructor, Tom LoVarco, to seventh degree black belt. More...

Freezin' for a Reason fundraiser for children with life-threatening illness

Camp Sunshine will present the Second Annual Long Island Polar Dip: time for Freezin' for a Reason, Sat., Feb. 28, 2009, 2 p.m. at James Caples Memorial Park Beach, Amityville, at the southern end of Bay View Avenue. More...

Leg. Schmitt Encourages all to donate to Toys for Tots

Nassau County Leg. and Minority Leader Peter J. Schmitt joined with the United Stated Marine Corps 2nd Battalion to make his annual toy donation to the Marine Toys for Tots Program. More...

Local Key Clubs to carol at Westfield mall Dec. 20

Members of the Kiwanis Club of Massapequa and their three Key Clubs from Massapequa, Seaford, and Plainedge High Schools will be on hand on Sat. Dec. 20, near the staircase closest to Macy's from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Post CALENDAR

The following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. Readers should know that meetings are subject to change without notice. More...

Maria Regina spelling bee winners

On Nov. 7, Maria Regina School in Seaford held its annual spelling bee for grades four to eight, which was coordinated by Mr. Beggins and Miss Kolakowski. The participants were the two winners of their classroom spelling bees. More...

Long Island Crisis Center Helps Relieve Holiday Blues

When the holidays roll around, many of us have unrealistic expectations of the season. More...

Food Ideas

(NAPSA)-There's a baking contest for home bakers age 18 or older with an original yeasted bread recipe. The winner gets an all-expenses-paid trip to King Arthur Flour's Baking Education Center in Norwich, Vt. More...

NMFD holds fire prevention open house

Chief Sean Abrams and the entire 2008 Fire Prevention Committee is shown at the department's annual open house for the entire community which started Fri., Oct. 10. More...

Brownie Troop #2528 enjoys a night of skating

Massapequa Park Brownie Troop #2528 took part in an evening of roller skating along with other Girl Scouts of the Massapequa association. The girls went to United Skates on Mon., Nov. More...

St. David's holds Trike-A-Thon

St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital benefited from a fundraising Trike-A-Thon at the St. David's Lutheran Church's Christian Preschool in Massapequa Park. The children enjoyed learning traffic safety and to ride their tricycles safely. More...

B'nai Torah New Year's Eve gala

The original concept of New Year's Eve at Temple B'nai Torah has changed and the price has been cut in half to $40 per person. "Instead of that house party where you do all the work, gather your friends; make up your own tables. More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?