December 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

Honored Soldier thanks Plainedge students for their kindness

When members of the Plainedge Middle School National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) found out last year that one of their alumni and brother of a current eighth grader was serving in Iraq, they quickly rallied together to conduct a community service p More...

Farmingdale students bringing in holiday cheer

Farmingdale's Howitt Middle School Future Corps Club recently held a food drive to benefit others and bring holiday cheer. More...

Massapequa student achieves perfect scores and semifinalist status

Massapequa High School - Main Campus senior Alexander Novet has met the requirements set forth by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) to achieve National Merit Semifinalist status. More...

Obituaries

Patricia Jacobson: Loving Mother, Wife & Co-Worker

Massapequa Park resident and loving mother Patricia A. Jacobson died unexpectedly of a brain aneurysm on Nov. 24, 2008. She was 42 and had worked as a lunchtime monitor at R.J. Lockhart Elementary School in Massapequa for the last four years. More...

Opinion

There's hope beyond the headlines this Christmas and Chanukah season

It's not called the season of hope for nothing. Whether you and your family share a holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, who freed mankind from sin, or Chanukah, the Jewish holiday commemorating the miracle More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Two women bring Long Island connection to Obama Administration

Two women with ties to Long Island have been named to high posts in the administration of Presidentelect Barack Obama. More...

Best Dressed House in the Village of MPK

The Village of Massapequa Park held its annual Home Decorating Contest for 2008, selecting a house at 40 Avoca Avenue, shown above, as the first-place winner in the nighttime category. More...

 

People/Social

First United Methodist church offers concert

The First United Methodist Church will present a Christmas concert Sun., Jan. 4, 3 p.m. More...

Bird walk to take place Jan. 4

Join the South Shore Audubon Society on a winter bird walk at the West End of Jones Beach on Sun., Jan. 4. The walk will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the northeast corner of the parking lot at Jones Beach West End # 2. More...

Lindenhurst High School class of 1969 40th reunion planned

The Lindenhurst High School class of 1969 is planning to have its 40th reunion weekend either the last weekend in July 2009 or the first weekend in August 2009. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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. FRIDAY, December 26 •Families Anonymous Self Help Program: 8 p.m. St. More...

Pequa PTSA to host presentation on career-oriented educational programs

Massapequa Junior/Senior High School PTSA will host its next general meeting on Mon., Jan. 12, 2009, 7:30 p.m. at the Ames Cam- pus Cafeteria, 198 Baltimore Ave., Massapequa NY. Note this is a new location. More...

Rebuilding Together meets on Jan. 7

The next meeting of Rebuilding Together, LI will be held Wed., Jan 7, 2009, 7:30 p.m. at Maria Regina Church, Jerusalem Avenue, west of Route 107-Hicksville Road, Massapequa. More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?