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August 10, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Fire Department volunteers bring aid to two in separate MVAs

Amityville Village Firefighters responded to the scene of two motor vehicle accidents last week and personal injuries were reported. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball!

Weekly report on the
Ducks heating up, set sights on first-place Nashua

What started off as another tough week for the Long Island Ducks could end up being the turning point of their season. More...

Copiague schools offer free and reduced lunches

The Copiague School District has announced a free and reduced price meal (free milk) policy for Copiague area school children. Local school officials have adopted a family eligibility criteria to assist them in determining eligibility. More...

Library

At the Library...

Copiague

50 Deauville Blvd. More...

L.I. Crisis Center offers help 24/7

Long Island Crisis Center offers 24 hour/seven day per week crisis intervention counseling. Call if you are depressed or hopeless,if you have a teen out of control or want to beat an addiction. More...

Obituaries

Lillian Casserly-Mustapich, teacher, historian and lifelong resident of Amityville

After she had raised her children, Lillian Casserly pursued a dream and returned to school, eventually graduating from Hofstra University with a bachelor More...

Wessie Marbury, Devoted R.N. and transplant patient advocate

Wessie Marbury spent her life helping people. She was a nurse and a volunteer and served as president of the Brooklyn Transplant Group, acting as a liaison between doctors and new transplant patients. More...

ATA asks school board to reconsider reduction in reading staff

Despite a decision made two weeks ago to accept the Superintendent More...

Amity Police Chief

and Lt. ink new contracts

Amityville Village Police Chief Woodrow Cromarty and Lt. Donald Dobby signed new three-year employment agreements with the Village of Amityville, effective June 14, 2005. The agreement calls for pay increases of 3.44 percent each year. More...

Rotary gives to Jake Brower fund

The Amityville Village Rotary Club recently held a fundraiser on behalf of Jake Brower, the grandson of Rotarian and Amityville Village resident, JoAnn Brower, who is suffering from a serious medical condition that has required dozens of major surger More...

 

People/Social

Friendly’s in Copiague helps folks cool down

A great way to beat the heat is to cool down with some of your favorite ice cream. And, no one knows that better than Friendly More...

Amityville Kiwanis holds annual summer barbecue

The Amityville Kiwanis held its annual summer barbecue get togther Saturday, July 23. The event was held at Amityville Beach Pavilion and more than 200 people attended, helping to raise money for the Jake Brower Fund. More...

Join the Jack Nicklaus Challenge  

Legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus, will hit the ceremonial first tee to open the 2nd Annual Jack Nicklaus Heart & Stroke Challenge. More...

Events & Calendar

Record

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, August 11
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Republic Airport Commission Chairman postpones public meeting to discuss taxiway relocation

Frank Nocerino, chairman of the Republic Airport Commission, recently announced that a public information center scheduled for July to discuss the proposed relocation of Taxiway Bravo will be postponed until further notice. More...

Literacy Suffolk, Inc. looking for volunteers

Literacy Suffolk, Inc. has more than 600 adults waiting for volunteer tutors. As these adults become more literate, they can obtain better jobs, help their children with schoolwork, get better health care, and become more active in their communities. More...

Opinion

Amity School Board must move forward decisively and independently

Watching the Amityville School Board rehash the issue of reading teachers at its last school board meeting was painful, particularly after the board had, at its prior meeting, displayed a long hoped-for spark of independence and productivity, as well More...

FPL Energy supports Wind Park project

With respect to your recent editorial dated July 29, 2005, we at FPL Energy agree that public involvement in the regulatory process is very important. More...

Amityville Village Mayor says Wind Park will take away priceless view and strain ecosystem

While renewable energy sources are admirable and the way of the future, I must vehemently object to the proposed Offshore Wind "Park" off the beaches of the Town of Babylon, of which our Village is part. More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?












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