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January 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, January 5
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Amityville Village Senior Center holds Thanksgiving luncheon

The Amityville Village Senior Center held a Thanksgiving luncheon at Hunter Squires Jackson American Legion in Amityville last month. More...

Mary P. Myton Literary Society holds meeting

Mrs. Susan Martinson was the hostess for the November meeting of the Mary P. Myton Literary Society held at the Lauder Museum. More...

Amityville native serving in Iraq

First Lieutenant Christian Kachel (US Army), the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kachel of Amityville and the late Diana Kachel and god parent aunt Mary Evenas, has been deployed to Iraq for a six-month tour of duty. More...

Bishop tapped for seat on Babylon Town Board

Former Suffolk County Leg. David Bishop (D-14th-Lindenhurst) was sworn in as Babylon Town Councilman, replacing Councilman Wayne Horsley who now holds Bishop More...



Amityville School District and teachers at impasse over new contract

A spokesman for the Amityville Teachers spoke at a recent school board meeting saying the school board should "get back to the table," and work out a fair contract with them. More...

KinderTowne DayCare Center welcomes new director

The children of KinderTowne Day Care Center welcomed their new Director, Patricia Pich, OP, a Massapequa resident. More...


Walter Rund, 67, Amityville Masonic Lodge member

Walter A. Rund, Jr., the founder of Long Island-based Rund Contracting, a waste disposal business, died of natural causes November 17, 2005. The Lindenhurst resident was 67 years old. More...

Wilhelmine "Willie" Ward, former Babylon Town employee

Although Willie Ward hadn More...


Remember shower caps?

The beginning of a new year is always a time for not only looking forward but also looking back. News accounts this week helped us do that. More...

Mortality statistics of previous wars

I recall Chris Sheehan More...

Long Island Offshore Wind Park proposal is attractive in many ways, says writer

The coral reefs are dying because of the rising temperature of the Atlantic Ocean. The polar ice caps are disappearing at record levels. More...


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