Archive for the 'Biography' Category

Untouched Heroics – The True Life Story Of Kings Park Veteran Tony Varone

A book by Steven Attanasio: Untouched Heroics is the true life-story of 95-year-old Kings Park resident Tony Varone, an Italian immigrant raised in Brooklyn,

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Kings Park Welcomes Home 1st Lt Michael Farrell United States Marine Corps

Michael graduated from Kings Park High School in 2006 before enlisting in the Marine Corps and attending Marine Corps Basic Training at Parris Island, South Carolina where he received a meritorious promotion to Private First Class. In 2007, Michael was promoted to Lance Corporal before receiving a full scholarship to Pennsylvania State University the same [...]

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Shout Out – Kings Park Resident Rob Cartelli Does An Outstanding Job

Heading east on 25A into town, motorists have long been greeted with a “Welcome To Kings Park” sign just as they pass the Sunken Meadow State Parkway ramps. Since Sunday, those entering our town will now notice a lovely change – the sign now sits atop a beautifully landscaped

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Yo God! Jay’s Story – Former Kings Park Student Lives On In Memoir

A former Kings Park student lives on in his memoir published this week. This is the incredible life story of Jonathan (JJ) Kempf titled Yo God! Jay’s Story’ written by his mom, June Capossela Kempf. Jonathan’s  life story is told with honesty and humor as only a mother can who wishes to make

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Arts & Letters Hall of Fame Induction 2013 (Gallery)

Kings Park Arts & Letters Hall of Fame Induction was held Thursday night, October 17th, and what a wonderful night it was. Community members came out to honor this year’s inductees, all of which have contributed vastly

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Forget About White – Think Green

The Kings Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade is just weeks away – March 2nd at 12 PM. Let’s meet the Grand Marshal – Buster Toner. Charles Toner, better known in these parts as “Buster,” was born in Kings Park in 1934, Buster was the youngest of three children.

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Kings Park Resident Focus Of Documentary (With Video & Photos)

In September, Kings Park Notebook had the good fortune to accompany Kings Park’s own award winning artist, Ján Porinchak, for the taping of an episode of Push Pause.

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Kings Park Arts & Letters 2012 Inductees

The Kings Park School District is proud to honor those graduates and residents who have contributed to their various fields. The support of school, family, and community has contributed to their success.

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KP’s Former Super Becomes Interim Principal

When Amityville Memorial High School welcomed back their administration, staff and students at the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year, a familiar name – at least to Kings Parkers – was among those greeted.

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