Top Houses on Decorating Contest
Massapequa Park's annual decorating contest took place recently with the following winners: First Place, Nighttime - 129 Ocean Avenue; Second Place - 123 Wilson Street; Third Place - 84 Second Avenue; Honorable Mention, Nighttime - 122 Atlantic Avenue, 267 Harbor Lane; Business Winner, Nighttime - Town Florist. Daytime winners: First Place - 81 Second Avenue; Second Place - 30 Williams Drive, Third Place - 178 Abbey Street; Honorable Mention - 404 Ocean Avenue; Business Winner, Daytime - Bayview Florist.
Poppo Named Winthrop MVP
Arleen Poppo, registered nurse at Winthrop-University Hospital, was in high school when her grandfather was diagnosed with bone cancer. His struggle with the disease and need for care impressed the young teen so much that during her senior year, she decided to become a nurse.
LI Lacrosse Players Memorial Dedicated at Farmingdale State
When the obituaries for those who perished on September 11, 2001 were printed, members of the LI Metropolitan Lacrosse Foundation (LIMLF) observed that many of the victims were lacrosse players or coaches in the metropolitan New York area.