February 23, 2011 RSS feed / People/Social

Birch Lane Elemenary students collect toys for the John Theissen Foundation

Massapequa’s Birch Lane Elementary School students in Mr. Coyne’s fifth grade class are smiling for a photo with some of the many new toys they collected for the John Theissen Children’s Foundation. More...

Army Reserve Spec. John M. James returns home

Army Reserve Spec. John M. James is returning to the U.S. after a deployment to Iraq serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn, or Afghanistan serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He is the son of Matthew R. and Mary C. More...

Boating and jet ski safety classes offered

Captree Power Squadron (a unit of United States Power Squadrons) will be conducting boating and Personal Watercraft operation safety classes starting soon. More...

The Counterfeiters film and discussion Feb. 27

The Counterfeiters is a film which tells the tale of the largest forgery operation of all time, conducted from within the squalor the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. More...

Catholic Health Services of Long Island sponsors spiritual care companion program

Catholic Health Services (CHS) of Long Island, one of the region’s largest integrated healthcare systems, is sponsoring a training program for volunteers who are interested in becoming a CHS Spiritual Care Companion. More...

ASPIRE 10K Run to be held April 3

The Wiszowaty Agency in Massapequa Park will host the Nationwide 10 Kilometer Run to be held, Sun., April 3, 9 a.m. This is the 34th annual Nationwide Insurance 10 Kilometer Run which is Long Island’s oldest continuously held 10 K run. More...

Massapequa Parks Our Lady of Lourdes Church parishioner receives medal from bishop

The Most Reverend William Murphy, bishop, Diocese of Rockville Centre, bestowed the fourth annual St. Agnes Medal of Service upon Joan Donovan, parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes parish, Massapequa Park. More...

Massapequa Park detective Stefanakos is honored with Scottish Rite Masons Degree

Steven C. Stefanakos, of Massapequa Park, a detective in the New York City Police Department, was one of 163 Thirty-second Degree Scottish Rite Masons who was elevated to third Degree in a special ceremony in Philadelphia on Tues., Aug. 31. More...

The Kiwanis Club of Massapequa makes a difference for kids at South Oaks Hospital

This year, the children and adolescents at South Oaks Hospital had a special holiday largely in part to the generosity of the Massapequa Kiwanis Club. More...

Oyster Bay holds line on golf fees

The Oyster Bay Town Board voted, for the third consecutive year, to hold the line on memberships at the Town Golf Course, according to Town Supervisor John Venditto. More...

FBHS presents First Ladies from New York

Of the 46 women who have served as America’s First Lady, nine (nearly 20 percent) were born in New York State. On Sun., Feb. More...

Cub Scout Pack 590 to hold Friendly’s® fundraiser

Lockhart Elementary School Cub Scout Pack 590, Massapequa, will hold a fundraiser, Tues., March 1, 5 to 8 p.m. at Friendly’s Restaurant, 4812 Sunrise Hwy., Massapequa Park. Dining in or ordering take-out will benefit the Pack. More...

Cooperative parenting program offered

If you are struggling with the common challenges related to co-parenting after a separation or divorce, you are not alone. There are resources available to help you. More...

Donations for fallen officer

In response to the outpouring of support of those seeking to send donations for the family of Nassau County Police Officer Michael J. Califano who was killed in the line of duty on Feb. 5, donations can be made to the Michael J. More...

Poll

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