Retired Judge Joseph J. Saladino Dies
Former State Supreme Court Justice Joseph J. Saladino of Massapequa, and the son of Italian immigrants, died on Palm Sunday after a lengthy battle with congestive heart failure. He was 75.
YES Feels County Budget Pinch
The YES Community Counseling Center, a nonprofit outreach agency financially dependent on the county, is facing funding threats once again from County Executive Thomas Gulotta, who is searching for ways to dig Nassau County out of its current financial hole. Already, the county has slashed 54 percent of the YES budget for this fiscal year.
Street Named for Little League Vet
Massapequa International Little League's Opening Day also brought with it the naming of a new street in Massapequa Park. Saracino Way, located at the westerly side of Front Street at Brady Park was named for Charlie Saracino, a longtime member of the League. Charlie has been with the Little League for 28 years, the past 20 served as vice president of the Senior Division.
Congratulations Ivy Players
Justin Cynar of Massapequa and sophomore at Cornell University was named lacrosse Player of the Week. Cynar, a goalkeeper who made 15 saves, helped Cornell topple Syracuse, the nation's No.1 ranked team, in what could easily be called the athlete's biggest game.
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