January 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Plainedge students visit Ellis Island

At the conclusion of their study on Italian immigration, Plainedge High School seniors from Aurora O’Brien’s Italian class visited Ellis Island. More...

Hofstra drops football, Farmingdale’s Probst forced to play elsewhere

Steve Probst was in his dorm room when he heard the terrible news. More...

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Joanne Anderson’s PETS, PETS ,PETS

1956 Steve Allen tried to calm the storm that would become “Elvis” by having the rising star put on a white tie and tails while singing these lyrics to a real, live Basset dressed in a top hat and matching bowtie. More...

Events & Calendar

Dahlia class offered Jan. 21

The Long Island Dahlia Society will hold Dahlias 101 class Thurs., Jan. 21, 7 p.m. at the HG Williams Community Center on Ritter Ave., Massapequa. There will be refreshments after the class and admission is free. All are welcome. More...

This Week’s 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. THURSDAY, January 7 •Ladies Auxiliary of the Massapequa Fire Dept. More...

Opinion

County cannot dismiss police concerns of local officials, residents and business owners

A front-page story in this week’s edition outlines the position of Massapequa Park Village Mayor James Altadonna and his concerns, as well as the concerns of residents and business owners, about dwindling police services. More...

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Bennett’s criticism of MSD stems from his failures to win a school board seat, not reality

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MPK Village Mayor moves forward with PD proposal

Mayor Jim Altadonna has taken the first step to establishing Massapequa Village’s own police department: a feasibility study. “I’m gathering data. More...

Gina DiMartino listed as one of top draft picks in 2010

Boston College’s Gina DiMartino, who hails from Massapequa, is in contention for the NCAA Championship, with the team heading into the third round. More...

TheBird Lady of Massapequa learned to soar above her disease

Marianne Smith who suffers from multiple sclerosis – unable to move her legs –serenely watches as a bird circles her living room and lands on a curtain rod. “Oh, Paulie,” she says to the bird. More...

 

People/Social

St. William celebrates twins

At St. William the Abbot School, in Seaford, kindergarten began on Sept. 10th with many of the students coming to kindergarten “two-by-two”. Included in the two kindergarten classes are seven sets of multiples (twins and triplets). More...

TheAmityville Womens club held its monthly meeting

The Amityville Woman’s Club held its monthly meeting Oct. 13 at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club. Since October is Breast Cancer Month, donations were collected as members came in. More...

Unqua Elementary celebrates “Red Ribbon Week”

Mrs. Radomski’s third grade class at Massapequa’s Unqua Elementary School celebrates PTA Red Ribbon Week. More...

Obituaries

Godfrey F. Bellavigna, Massapequa principal and member of Hall of Fame

Godfrey F. Bellavigna, a longtime teacher and principal in Massapequa and a Massapequa Hall of Fame inductee, 2005, died Dec. 15, 2009 at Moore Regional Hospital. He was 84. Mr. More...

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Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?