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October 2, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville family struggles to recover from devastaing fire

When Linda and William Stillwell returned home from breakfast on Sunday, September 8, their street was blocked by police and firefighters. They could see smoke coming from their block, but were unsure of its source. More...

American Legion Pipe Band celebrates Anniversary Ball

The Amityville American Legion Pipe Band celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this year with its annual Tartan Ball October 12 at the Hunter More...

ASD offers seminar on debt-free living

The Adult Continuing Education Program at Massapequa and Amityville Public School Districts are offering Debt-Free Living, a comprehensive three-hours workshop, that shows you how to pay off all your credit debt in one to three years. More...

Special Sections


At the Library...

50 Deauville Blvd
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Amity resident publishes biography of Paleontologist Mary Anning

Amityville resident Long Island religious leader Thomas W. Goodhue has just published the first biography of the woman who started the original prehistoric monster craze. More...

Amity Harbor resident tapped for Green Party state post

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Michael Caldarulo of Copiague

Michael Caldarulo, of Copiague, died September 19, 2002. More...

Dr. T. Eugene Reed, Amityville resident and dentist , and longtime civil rights activist

When Dr. T. Eugene Reed began talking about civil rights in the early 1960s, it was not a popular subject, particularly on Long Island where he lived in Amityville and maintained a dental practice. More...

George A.Scholze of Amityville

George A. Scholze, of Amityville and formerly of Rockville Centre, died September 17, 2002. More...

APD makes local drug arrests

Five charged after complaints
from public lead to investigation

Following an investigation, prompted by complaints from the public, the Amityville Village Police arrested several Lindenhurst residents for dealing drugs at the Odyssey, an Amityville bar. More...

Meeting tonight on

Oak Beach Park plans

After combining the recommendations of county and state officials with the hopes and wishes of residents, the Babylon Town Oak Beach Park Task Force has unveiled two conceptual plans for development at Oak Beach. More...

Amityville Big League Division wins state championship

An accumulation of four years of hard work has given the Amityville Little League the district championship. The team won the big League division (16 &18 year olds) district championship defeating the powerful Massapequa International team. More...

Amityville Big League Division wins state championship

Manager Dan McDonough, and coaches Joe Morin and Charlie Taylor join their championship team, made up of Nick Wong, Jimmy Kay, Pete Smaldone, Kevin Smith, Dan Viafore, Dave Degen, Donald Dobby, Dan Wade, Renzo Garcia and Ruban Cruz, for a photo. More...



Our local Armed Forces news

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Shelley Martin, the daughter of Jacqueline O More...

Blazing the trail at new post

The Long Island Center for Independent Living (LICIL), a full-service organization promoting self-reliance of disabled persons, recently appointed Therese Aprile of Amityville as director of systems advocacy. More...

Local Cadet earns honor

Cadet Dennis William James, Jr., son of Dennis and Jeanette James of Amityville, has been awarded the gold wreath at the U.S. Military Academy for the spring semester. More...

Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, October 3
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Vendors needed for holiday craft fair

Vendors are wanted for Our Lady of Lourdes Church More...

DOH sends messages to help quit smoking

This is the third in a series of informational messages sent out by the Suffolk County Department of Health Services regarding the dangers of smoking, nicotine addiction and secondhand smoke. More...



Rebuilding and revitalizing
our communities together

Have you noticed all the building and development throughout the Town and the Villages of late. And, the good news is that most of it is taking place on sites that were dilapidated or sorely in need of upgrading. More...

Public Commentary

If we don

The American public has been led by our government and the media to believe that the perpetrators of the evil act of 9/11 was organized and well financed by those who would strike again. More...


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