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December 4, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

New Carefree Gazebo

The Gazebo in Amityville got a much deserved facelift recently. The pillars and railings were replaced by Village employees using maintenance free materials. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Walter G. O’Connell high school junior football team ends season undefeated

The football season is coming to a close, but for the Walter G. O More...

Road repair adds to student safety at Copiague Middle School

In addition to looking both ways before crossing Taylor Avenue, Copiague Middle School students were also used to looking down to avoid tripping on the cracked road as they crossed the street. More...

Copiague salutes the class of 2004 top ten

The Copiague School District takes great pride in the academic achievements of its students. Walter G. O More...

Opinion

From the Newsroom

For some reason, a very dramatic but faulty profile of me has been circulating on the world wide web. More...

"December 7, 1941-a date which will live in infamy"

Just off the coast of the island of Oahu, in the Hawaiian Islands, is the USS Arizona Memorial. If you visit this World War II shrine you will learn that 2,388 United States personnel were killed and 1,178 were wounded in an unprovoked attack. More...

Facts about incorporating North Amityville support the change and speak for themselves

I cannot sit another week without responding to the uninformed non-resident who was just as uninformed as a resident of Amityville, that made comments about incorporating North Amityville as a Village. More...

Appointments in ASD generate board controversy

A small fracture in the generally solid front of the Amityville School Board became evident at a recent school board meeting when Trustee Diane Egglinger took the board to task for a decision to appoint a second advisor to the award-winning Amityvill More...

Former owner of Katy Daly's restaurant serves up response to gift certificate issue

Saying she took great pride in the reputation she helped to establish at her restaurant over more than 25 years, the former owner of Katy Daly More...

Copiague man killed in fatal motor vehicle accident

Lindenhurst Fire Department volunteers rushed to the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident in Lindenhurst in the early morning hours of November 22. Police and news sources gave this account: More...

Copiague Board of Fire Commissioners vote set for Tuesday

Two candidates are seeking a seat on the Copiague Board of Fire Commissioners in a vote scheduled for Tuesday, December 9th. Former Fire Chief William Crothers Jr. More...

 

People/Social

Sara Jo Trask weds Christian Joseph Behr

The wedding of Sara Jo Trask and Christian Joseph Behr was held at 3:30pm on May 31, 2003 at Oak Grove Chapel. Col. Raymond Dupere, Chaplain of the Maine Army National Guard, officiated at the ceremony. More...

Benjamin Bousquet earns Ph.D.

Benjamin D. Bousquet, the son of Lynn and John Bousquet of North Oaks, Minnesota and former residents of Amityville, recently received his Ph.D. in high energy physics from the University of Minnesota. More...

Karen Smith weds James Millar

Karen Smith, the daughter of Nancy and Stephen Smith of Amityville, and James Millar, the son of Ellen and Harold Millar of Holtsville, were married September 27, 2003 at the First United Methodist Church, Amityville. More...

Events & Calendar

Record CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, December 4
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Obituaries

Dorothy E. Devine, longtime Amityville Resident and NAACP member

One of a small number of black students in her Amityville High School graduating class during the 1930s, Amityville resident Dorothy E. Devine, understood the value of education. More...

Amy Gross, 82, of Amityville

Amy Gross, a 56-year resident of Amityville, died October 28, 2003 at May Fair Care Center in Hempstead. She was 82 years old. She was born April 13, 1921 in Rockaway Beach to Herman and Anna Galke Gross. More...

Charles R. Lennon, lifetime Amityville resident

Charles R. Lennon, a lifetime resident of Amityville, died November 14, 2003 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. He was 61 years old. More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?












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