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July 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Johnson grant helps DA step up school accountability

Stepping up the effort for school accountability in Suffolk County, Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon) today announced a $300,000 grant for Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas J. More...

ATA hosts annual awards program

On Monday May 8, the Amityville Teachers Association hosted its annual Awards and Scholarship Program at Edmund W. Miles Middle School. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets...

When Ben Franklin said: "Honesty is the best policy", he wasn't referring to rehoming dogs and cats, yet the adage does apply. More...

Library

At the Library...

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567 Registration is underway for summer programs including a P.A.C. E. exercise program Arthritis Foundation, introduction to Ta'i Chi Ch'uan and more. Contact the Library for details. More...

Events & Calendar

Record CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special More...

St.Martin of Tours holds summer blood drive

St. Martin of Tours Parish in Amityville recently held its summer blood drive. All who came to donate blood were treated to a barbecue dinner provided by the St. Martin's Knights of Columbus and Columbiettes. More...

Vendor spaces available for Simpson Fall Fair

Vendor spaces are available for the Fifth Annual Simpson's Spectacular Fall Fair to be held Saturday, September 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of Simpson United Methodist Church, 30 Locust Ave., Amityville. More...

Village of Amityville enacts law to control storage units

Residents or businesses who want to place portable storage units on their property will have to apply for a license in the Village of Amityville under a new law enacted by the Board of Trustees last month. More...

Babylon Fair goes on despite the weather

Ducks and water go together like bread and butter. So although it was disappointing, it was somewhat appropriate that the 12th annual Babylon Town Hall Duck Race and Craft Fair was held in a drenching rain. More...

A round of smiles at the Family Festival

Thousands came out to the annual Amityville Village July Third Family night celebration, enjoying rides, food and fun. More...

 

People/Social

Amityville resident Michael DePetrillo experiences Zero-Gravity flight

Michael DePetrillo, a 24year-old Tulane University Law School student and Amityville resident feels like a heavy weight has been lifted, but not just from his shoulders. More...

Vendor spaces available for Simpson Fall Fair

Vendor spaces are available for the Fifth Annual Simpson's Spectacular Fall Fair to be held Saturday, September 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of Simpson United Methodist Church, 30 Locust Ave., Amityville. More...

DAR ladies at AmityVillage Independence Day parade

Berenice Giordano and Janice Todt are shown as they participated in the Amityville Village anual Independence Day Parade this year. The women are members of the Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter, NYSDAR. More...

Obituaries

Edward Sewell, Jr., 72, longtime Amityville resident

Retired Grumman Aerospace worker Edward Sewell, who lived in Amityville for 41 years, died June 21, 2006 at New Island Hospital in Bethpage. He was 72 years old. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Proceed with patience as Sunrise Highway project gets underway

It was good to learn that a Sunrise Highway safety and renovation project in the works for a decade and a half has finally moved to the final stages before construction. The state expects to have bids out this month and begin work by the fall. More...

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Public has additional chances for input on windmill project

Dear Editor: Regarding "Offshore Windmill Project environmental meeting next week", (June 29, 2006), FPL Energy is looking forward to these two meetings More...

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