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July 3, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

My View: by Gene Masucci Fleet week brings back fond memories

In advance of Fleet Week in New York City, a documentary was being videographed on board the USS Intrepid moored on the Hudson River. The documentary will recall a fateful day in Naval history. More...

Amityville Historical Society Fair 2002

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Library

At the Library...

Copiague
50 Deauville Blvd

A trip to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum will be offered Saturday, July 27. The bus departs the library 10:30 a.m. and then departs the Museum 4:30 p.m. The cost is $24 per person. More...

Amityville high schools’ Interact Club holds car wash

Recently, members of the Interact Club at Amityville High School, the student chapter of Amityville Rotary, held a fundraiser car wash. Members are shown at work. Advisor for the club is teacher Pat Brown. Photo by Joe Turner More...

Events & Calendar

Suffolk County Parks offers farm education programs for kids

The Suffolk County Parks Department will offer a series of farm education programs this summer at Deepwells Farm, according to Suffolk County Executive Robert J. Gaffney. More...

Free Day Care orientation session available

A free orientation session is being held for those interested in becoming a New York State registered Family Day Care Provider through the Little Flower Day Care Network. Applicants must be 18 years of age and over. More...

Amityville taxes due

The first half of Village taxes are due in June. Payments may be made at the Village Hall, 21 Greene Ave., Amityville beginning June 1 between 8 a.m., and 4 p.m., except Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial Independence Day: Recognizing the First Revolution led by small businessmen

As Americans celebrate the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, we should remember one of most important facts about our founding generation: they were predominantly small businessmen. More...

Editorial This week’s outrages

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Letters Robert Moses: neighbor and great man Dear Editor:

The picture of the Robert Moses Statue is impressive. I have or had the original picture from which the pose is taken. The picture was taken on the Brooklyn side of the East River. More...

Resident files federal charges against Amity school district

Lawsuit follows petition to State Commissioner of Education asking that trustee election be voided

Two legal challenges have been filed against the Amityville School District, one a petition to the New York State Commissioner of Education asking that the May 21 election of three new trustees to the school board be vacated, and the other a federal More...

Amityville Planners tell developer to shape up and abide by agreement

The owners and developers of a new office building and rental apartments on Broadway in Amityville got a bit of a tongue lashing from the Amityville Planning Board recently for failing to comply with plans that were approved by the board more than a More...

Local athlete seeks public's support

Caprice Church, a student in Amityville High School, is planning to attend the Junior Olympics on Omaha Nebraska and the National Championships at Knoxville, Tennessee this month. More...

Help and support for victims of domestic violence available

The Suffolk County coalition Against Domestic Violence offers a comprehensive program of shelter and supportive services for victims of domestic violence. More...

 

People/Social

Seven Quilts for Seven Sisters perform A Stitch in Time

The Sisters Network, Suffolk County chapter; the Bethel A.M.E Scholarship Committee and The Bethel Christian Education Department recently presented "A Stitch in Time." The performers, who call themselves the Seven Quilts for Seven Sisters are orgina More...

Kiwanis Club annual BBQ to be held with proceeds to Joshua Burns

The Kiwanis Club of Amityville will be hosting its annual Outback barbecue at the Amityville Beach, Sunday, July 28, to help defray the medical expenses of little Joshua Burns. Joshua, the son of Nancy and Ron Burns, was born with a heart defect. More...

Amity’s annual fine arts exhibition and sale a success

The First United Methodist held its first annual Fine Arts Exhibition and Sale in April, and members of The Amityville Artist Circle took part in the event, with other artists, displaying their works and offering them for sale. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Ferris, former local legal secretary

Dorothy V. Ferris, a former resident of Nassau Shores in Massapequa and secretary for Van Nostrand and Martin Law firm in Amityville, died of cancer in Florida, April 19, 2002. She was 85 years old. More...

Lois Hunter, lifelong resident of Amityville

Lois E. Hunter, of Amityville, died April 27, 2002. She was born March 28, 1937 in Amityville and was the fourth child of Robert Hunter and Geraldine Mills Hunter. More...

Dorothy Scheffer, active member of St. Martin of Tours

Dorothy R. Scheffer, a 58-year resident of Amityville, died at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Center on June 16, 2002 at the age of 95. More...









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