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April 4, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Don't look to State for help on Park Avenue

Angry and confused, and just plain frustrated over the way in which the Park Avenue renovation project has proceeded, many residents have lost faith in their local school board officials and are asking what else can be done to protect them, their ch More...

Fundraiser set for Lauder Museum

On Sunday, April 22, 1 to 5 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Building strong minds and bodies

The Weight Training and Body Sculpting Club at Walter G. O More...

Students DARE to resist temptation

The fifth grade students at the Great Neck Road Elementary School, in the Copiague School District, have learned a valuable life-long lesson. Thanks to the D.A.R.E. program, they have acquired the skills needed to resist violence and drugs. More...

Students learn fire safety

Copiague firefighters including Lieutenant Eric Krist, Artie Golden, Marie O More...

Obituaries

Caroline Lawrence Smith, resident of Amityville

Caroline Lawrence Smith, a lifelong resident of Amityville, died at her home March 14, 2001. More...

Louise Hoogervorst, former resident of Amityville

Louise Hoogervorst, formerly of Amityville and a resident of Florida since 1968, died at her home in Port St. Lucie, March 20, 2001 at the age of 88. Born in Amityville on April 5, 1912, she had resided there all her life until moving to Florida. More...

Gertrude Warner, 86, former nurse’s aide

Gertrude G. Warner, of Amityville, died March 20, 2001 at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip at the age of 86. She had been an Amityville resident for the past six years, after moving from Brooklyn, where she had resided for many years. More...

Local folks in the news

Plans are being made for the Boys Scouts of America, Sagtikos District, to honor Town of Babylon Councilman, Wayne R. Horsley with the 2001 Good Deed Award. A committee is busy arranging for the reception in his honor on Tuesday, May 22. More...

Local resident honored

Bruce Babington, a New York City Police Officer, was recently recognized as Police Officer of the Month at the 107th Precinct, Queens, New York. More...

This unexpected visitor took up temporary residence on a boat float behind the home of Mervin First. Amityville Police responded and realized the seal was simply taking a break and eating snow. This was the first sighting of a seal the First's have ever s

Photo by Joe Turner More...

Nurses in ASD at impasse over contract School's music director Gwendolyn Carroll to retire

They take temperatures, distribute medications, and provide emergency first aid; they More...

 

People/Social

Robert Detor named president and CEO of The Long Island Homes of Amityville

Donna O More...

The Amityville River’s third island

This story, and the one to follow, goes back a ways. It is about the Third Island in the Amityville River, the one that was closest to the bay, and no longer exists. More...

Events & Calendar

Record CALENDAR OF EVENTS The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:

THURSDAY, April 5 More...

Garden committee meets tonight

The Amityville Historical Society's Garden/Horticultural Committee will be meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Lauder Museum. Guest speaker is Gene Binder from the USDA. He will discuss the Asian Long Horned beetle. All welcome. More...

LeBourget meeting April 17

Members of the LeBourget will meet at Amityville Village Hall on Tuesday, April 17, 8 p.m. The public is invited. For more information call Henry Marcley, 631-264-0302. More...

Opinion

Copiague library budget vote should be an open book

The Copiague Library is holding its annual budget vote and election of trustees on Monday, April 9 from 9 a.m., to 9 p.m. More...

Palm Sunday; A day of optimism and hope

by George Werner, SMM More...

Binding Arbitration leads to deficits and tax increases Dear Editor:

Binding arbitration has served its usefulness in the past, but the time has come for it to go. Extravagant awards by arbitrators to some union groups have devastating affects on County government. More...

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