December 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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El Dia de los Muertos

Plainedge Spanish class celebrated Spanish heritage month

As an extension of their classroom lessons, students in Aurora O’Brien’s Spanish IV class at Plainedge High School experienced Spanish culture when they celebrated Spanish Heritage Month. More...

Queen of the Rosary Academy to hold reunion

Dominican Village will host a reunion luncheon for all graduates and faculty members of the former Queen of the Rosary Academy. The event will take place Sat., March 6, 2010 from noon to 4 p.m. More...

Events & Calendar

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...

Country Music dance to be held Jan. 9

The Long Island Country Music Association will hold a dance, Sat., Jan 9, 2010, 8 p.m. to midnight. The door opens 7:30 p.m. The dance will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 400 South Broadway, Lindenhurst. The Joe Bayer Band will perform. More...

Town of Oyster Bay to host a NCAA Hockey Showdown January 9

The Town of Oyster Bay will host the Supervisor’s College Hockey Challenge, a NCAA Division 1 College Hockey Showdown, at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center on Stewart Avenue, Bethpage on Saturday, Jan. More...

Hofstra drops football: Amityville’s Medard and Benjamin forced to play elsewhere

Hofstra football players Everette Benjamin and Steve Medard started their days on December 3 just like they normally would. More...

 

People/Social

Ann Kevany given St. Bridgid award

Massapequa Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians presented the annual St. Brigid Award to “Lady of the Year” Anne Kevany. Nassau County Legislator Peter J. More...

Hometown Heroes in the News

Air Force Airman Francis J. Gaetani graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of David and Nora Gaetani of North Massapequa and a 2009 graduate of Plainedge High School. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The last day of the year and the decade is time for New Year’s resolutions and reflection. Dates shouldn’t matter but they do. More...

Obituaries

Donald Ketcham, avid boater and lifelong Amityvillian

Longtime Amityville resident and avid boater Donald F. Ketcham died Oct. 11, 2009 in Eustis, Florida. He was 87. He was born Aug. 4, 1922 in Amityville to Wilbur and Pauline Ketcham and lived on Ocean Avenue. More...

Opinion

Burning questions for 2010

We have a few questions we'd like to see answered in 2010. Theyare the little things that sort of creep up and bother you; not burning issues such as is there life after death or what is man's role in the universe. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Railing against indifference, and hoping for a kinder 2010

Have you ever experienced Déjà vu? As I look back on 2009, I recall having one of those moments. I, like many Long Islanders, have the regular, boring commuter persona that resides only in the steel gray cars of the Long Island Railroad. More...

Poll

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