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August 17, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Village Hall.

Above is the site plan for the new Amityville Village Hall. Village officials said last week that they are completing final touches on the design and that a formal groundbreaking ceremony is planned for the fall. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Pets of the Week

Dogs have been hanging around with us for over 100,000 years. We both can be goofy, but do dogs laugh like us? Recent research says man's best friends do giggle, and that their laugh, a long, loud pant, has a calming effect on other pooches. More...

Library

At the Library...

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567

The Amityville Public Library is offering a trip by coach bus out east to the Patchogue Theater for a 4 p.m. performance of La Cage Aux Folles, the Musical. More...

Obituaries

Henry Podsen Jr., former Amityville resident and avid surfer

ern Electric, he transferred to Atlanta, Georgia in 1972 working for AT&T until his retirement in 1996. More...

Opinion

We need to fire away at illegal weapons and violence

Once again, a child in our community became the victim of a random shooting. This kind of violence is absolutely unacceptable. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Our carry-on luggage is not the real problem

Islamic totalitarians came very close to blowing up a number of passenger airlines and our government's response is to restrict what Americans can put in their carry-on luggage. More...

Police seek public's help in North Amityville shooting

The Suffolk County Police Department First Squad Detectives are seeking the assistance of the public in the investigation of two separate shootings in the North Amityville area where a total of five individuals were shot, including an eight year old More...

Grease is the Word

For the second time in three years the Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) honored the Theater Department at the Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School in the Copiague School District for its spring theater production. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Copiague Class of 2006 sets high standards

Parents and invited guests stood proudly as the Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School Class of 2006 proceeded into the gymnasium to begin the 47th commencement exercises. More...

Fowl Ball!

Long Island Ducks need strong finish in second half

As the Long Island Ducks reach the midpoint of the second half this week, it will be very important for the team to start finding some consistency in their play and put together a few winning streaks. More...

Events & Calendar

Volunteers needed for hunger campaign

Long Island Cares, Inc. The Harry Chapin Food Bank is looking for volunteers to assist with its 14th Annual Check-Out Hunger Campaign from October 1, 2006 through January 1, 2007. More...

St. David's to offer sign language classes

St. David's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Massapequa Park will be offering American Sign Language Classes this fall in the church's Fellowship Hall, 20 Clark Blvd. More...

ALA seeks vendors, homeowners for garage sale

The West Islip American Legion Auxiliary is seeking vendors/homeowners for a garage sale to be held Saturday, September 23. The cost is $25 per table. The garage sale will be held at the American Legion Post on Union Boulevard, West Islip. More...

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