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April 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, April 14
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Head of Science of Sprituality to visit new meditation center in Amityville on April 16 & 17

On April 16 and 17, H.H. Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, head of Science of Spirituality, will be at the Science of Spirituality Meditation Center in Amityville, 79 County Line Rd. More...

Meet Jerry Marren, the original Lollipop Kid from The Wizard of Oz

Jerry Marren, the 1939 original Lollipop Kid from the Wizard of Oz, is making a personal appearance at The Limited Edition, located at 2170 Sunrise Hwy., Merrick on both Friday, April 15, 2 to 5 p.m. and again Saturday, April 16, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...


Keeping highways clean

This week is Keep L.I. Highways Clean Week, and major efforts are underway to remove litter and debris from Long Island More...

Amityville needs to preserve its historical homes

One by one, I see works of art being destroyed around us. Amityville has such a rich heritage of old houses and buildings. When I see one get covered up in vinyl siding it seems such a travesty. More...

Writer, and George Bush have it wrong on Social Security

Last week Ernest Howell praised President Bush More...

Verizon called up on installation of fiber optic boxes by local town and village officials

Babylon Town has joined with Cable Telecommunications Association of New York, Inc. (CTANY) as well as with other municipalities in New York in a petition to the New York Public Service Commission challenging Verizon More...

Amityville Rotary donates funds for flagpole

Amityville Village Mayor Peter T. Imbert is shown at left accepting a check from Amityville Rotary President Virginia Belling for $3,500. More...



Pearl Jones celebrates 100th birthday

Babylon Town Supervisor Steven Bellone presented Pearl Jones with a proclamation in honor of her 100th birthday. Born March 18, 1905 in North Carolina, Jones and her family moved here to Amityville in 1974. More...

Justine Bretagna to wed Charles Litwin

Justine Bretagna and Charles T. Litwin plan to be married in June 2006. Justine is the daughter of Debbi Bretagna of Copiague. Charley is the son of Karen Hopper of White River Junction, Vermont and Charles S. More...

Hubert Springer recently deployed

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Hubert F. Springer, son of Fitz Springer of Copiague, was recently deployed to the Caribbean, while assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Saipan, homeported in Norfolk, Virginia. More...


Adlyn Pierce, an Amityville "Rosie the Riveter"

Adlyn Mae Pierce proudly served her country by acting as "Rosie the Riveter" during World War II, helping to make airplanes. "Rosie" was the poster child for women left behind during the war who did men More...

Mary Graham Adams, of Amityville

Mary Graham Adams, of Amityville, and formerly of Short Hills, New Jersey, died March 2, 2005. More...


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