November 8, 2017 RSS feed / People/Social

Elijah McKelvin, U.S. Navy, WWII, found opportunity in a segregated military

When he was 16 years old, Elijah McKelvin left the little town where he was born and raised, Moultrie, Georgia, and moved to New York.  “I was wanted to escape segregation and look for freedom and opportunity,” he recalls.  More...

For veteran Joseph Regina, service is an enduring part of his life

For Vietnam veteran Joseph Regina, serving his country isn’t just a job— it’s a lifelong mission. More...

Friends of Massapequa Preserve holding annual meeting November 15

The Friends of the Massapequa Preserve are holding the organization's annual meeting, Wed., Nov. 15 at the Bar Harbour branch of the Massapequa Public Lirary, 40 Harbour Ln., one block south of Merrick Road. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. More...

BACCA hosts veteran’s photography exhibition

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts joined with Project9Line in presenting “Active about the Arts,” an art and photography exhibition open to Active Duty Military and Veterans on Long Island.  The exhibit ran from October 16 to More...

Cliff Ivie, Vietnam veteran who came home to an unwelcoming country

Though it has been nearly five decades since his honorable discharge from the United States Marines, Cliff Ivie of Massapequa still carries uncountable and vivid memories from his time in the service during the Vietnam War. More...

IN THE NEWS

It was raining Sun., Oct. 29 but runners weren't put off by the weather as they ran for a good cause. More...

All dressed up for Halloween and on parade in MPK Village

There were ghosts and goblins, cartoon characters, pirates, policemen, dragons and princesses, and they all descended on the Knights of Columbus Our Lady of Lourdes Council hall in Massapequa Park on Sun., Oct. More...