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May 3, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Amity High School Math students participate in Long Island Math Fair at Hofstra

Amityville High School math students took part in the Long Island Math Fair, Friday, March 24 at Hofstra University. With over 500 students participating, freshmen Catherine Young and Corine Jackman made it to the final round. More...

CSD looks to climb out of austerity with 6.3% budget increase

Coming off a year on an austerity budget, the Copiague School District has put together a new spending plan that school officials said will maintain educational programs, athletic and extra curricular activities, music band and technology. More...

Special Sections

Library

At the Library...

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 A garage sale and swap meet will be held Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Over 60 vendor tables will be shown. The rain date is Sunday, May 7. More...

Obituaries

James J. Joyce: Amityville resident and longtime Grumman employee

For 19 years, Amityville's James Joyce voluntarily worked with the Bethpage Federal Credit Union after retiring as a finance employee for Grumman Aerospace. More...

Stanley von Essen, 88, Longtime Amityville resident

Longtime Amityville resident Stanley von Essen died March 28, 2006. He was 88 years old. More...

Cannon, Evangelist formerly of North Amityville

Former North Amityville resident Janie Cannon was very active in her local churches. After she relocated to Georgia in 2004 , she was ordained an Evangelist at Azusa Street Ministries Church. More...

Opinion

Make your choice part of the process on May 16

We invite your letters, ideas, input and guest editorials. This is, after all, your community newspaper and works best with community participation. More...

Drop the windfall profits smear against America's oil companies

With the recent increase in gasoline prices, politicians and pundits are once again condemning oil companies for their high profits. More...

Let's preserve historical photographs

Dear Editor, I was delighted to read about photographer Gustav Anderson in the Record on April 19. I personally have an original framed large photograph of Ketcham's Creek and Montauk Highway with the barn from the Kress property in the background. More...

Special Education: The expensive vehicle that will help drive our children to a better future

Local schools are called upon to make major investments in the lives of children with special needs

Last year, 21 Long Island school districts budgets were defeated, and a record number were forced to adopt austerity budgets. More...

ASD school budget to raise tax rate in Babylon .98%

A proposed budget in the Amityville School District will maintain all programs and staffing levels, help the district move forward with technology and enable it to make some major improvements to its buildings, playgrounds and athletic fields. More...

Amityville Village passes new zoning law for Merrick Road; automobile uses limited

Following a public hearing last month, The Amityville Village Board adopted a local law amending the uses permitted in the B-2 general business district. The change eliminates auto uses-sales, rental, repair, car washes, etc.-under the zone. More...

Justin Davies announces his retirement as the Ducks open their 2006 season

The 29-year-old Davies is the only player to have been a Duck every year since the club's inaugural season in 2000 and he leaves as the team's leader in hits, runs scored, stolen bases, and games played. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

by Joanne Anderson

First you get the animal out of harm's way. Every rescue person knows this, and some stop at that step. A happy ending is neither automatic nor guaranteed. It would be wonderful if the after shocks always ended when the animal was safe. More...

Events & Calendar

Record CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: More...

First United Methodist Church to hold arts exhibition and sale

On Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6, the First United Methodist Church, Amityville, will host its fourth annual fine arts exhibition and sale, featuring works by 33 members of Long Island's artistic community. More...

Scouts help restore 9/11 Memorial site

Scouts and Scouters from Troop 183, chartered by Our Lady of Grace R.C. Church in West Babylon, worked at helping to clean up the 911 Memorial site at Cedar Beach Saturday, March 25. More...

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