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May 23, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville to host Memorial Day parade

On Monday, May 28, the Amityville American Legion Post 1015 will host the annual Memorial Day parade in the Village of Amityville. Everyone is welcome to participate. More...

Village Moves to rezone Cedar Street and Wanser Place

The Village Board held a public hearing on May 14, to discuss the issues surrounding the rezoning of the Cedar Street and Wanser Place area. More...

Town GOP nominates 2001 candidates

"We waited a long time but it was worth it because we have the cream of the crop," said Babylon Town Republican leader Frank Aprea following the party More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Once Upon A Time......

Everyone remembers how nice it was when someone read you a story. Surrounding sounds seemed to fade away, as you focused on the words being said, and the expression in the voice of the reader. More...

German Club shares their tradition

As part of the holiday activities, members of the Walter G. O More...

Amityville Scouts earn Arrow of Light Awards

Town of Babylon Councilman Steve Bellone joined Roger Edington, cubmaster and den leaders to congratulate the senior Webelos for earing the Arrow of Light Award. The Arrow of Light is Cub Scouting More...

Obituaries

August J. Meckel, WW2 veteran and Amityville resident

August J. Meckel, a 28-year resident of Amityville, died May 2, 2001 at Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola at the age of 95. More...

Eleanor P. Thomas, member of St. Paul’s Ladies Aid Aociety

Eleanor P. Thomas, of Amityville, died May 6, 2001 at the age of 74. She is predeceased by her husband Elwood Thomas. Surviving Mrs. More...

William F. Kastner, veteran and former postal employee

William F. Kastner, of Copiague and Wilmington, Delaware, died April 4, 2001. More...

Amityville Fire Chief Rocco Juliano

was in charge at the scene of an automiblie-bicycle accident on the exit ramp of Sunrise Highwy at Route 110 May 14. The biker sustained injuries to both legs and was treated at the scene by EMTs and transported to the hospital. Photo by Joe Turner More...

Town lauds Amityville's basketball champs

Town of Babylon Councilman Steve Bellone, Town Clerk Janice Tinsley-Colbert and Councilman Wayne Horsley joined Mike Jarvis, St. John More...

Town moves against owner for building without permits

The owner of a home at 550 Oak Street, Copiague has ignored repeated demands from Town of Babylon officials who are very concerned about what they described as a large and illegal addition that was constructed there. More...

 

People/Social

Amityville: Our Town

The boaters friends on the Le Ree Canal

Forty years have passed since the Jim and Vi Brown arrived in Amityville. More...

Amityville firefighter wins with Casino Action

New York Lottery officials announced that Sean P. Rasdall of Amityville, as a $20,000 winner in the New York Lottery More...

Events & Calendar

CALENDAR OF EVENTS The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, May 24

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Letter carriers collect 1.2 million pounds of food in annual drive against hunger

On Saturday, May 12, Long Islanders donated 1.2 million pounds of food. This brings the food drive total to more than 9.7 million pounds collected over the last seven years. More...

Sunrise health and racquet to host senior day

Sunrise Health & Racquet is hosting the seventh annual National Senior Health and Fitness Day (NSHFD), Wednesday, May 30. More...

Opinion

Where have all the children gone?

by Carolyn James More...

State is lawful agency to review Republic hotel proposal Dear Editor:

Your editorial suggesting that the Town of Babylon should assume the role of "lead agency" as plans proceed for the construction of two much-needed hotels at Republic Airport (April 26) suggests more politics than policy. More...

State move to tighten laws against drunk drivers is in the right direction Dear Editor:

Each year, New Yorkers are hurt or killed in alcohol-related automobile accidents. In an attempt to offer greater protection for New York More...













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