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August 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Long-time Amityville resident Mary Gnecco turns 100

Mary Ruszkiewicz Gnecco, a long-time resident of Amityville, celebrated her 100th birthday August 3. Her life is a personal history of the great events of the 20th century. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball!

Ducks prepare to welcome three millionth fan; playoff tickets are selling fast

They may be struggling on the field, but the Long Island Ducks are flying at the box office. The team's recent poor play has had absolutely no effect on ticket sales as local fans continue to flock to Citibank Park to show their support. 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 September 9, 4 p.m. performance of La Cage Aux Folles, the Musical. More...

Obituaries

Robert Roy Williams, resident of Amityville

Robert Roy Williams, of Amityville, died July 30, 2006 at New Island Hospital, Bethpage. He was 71 years old. More...

Ellen Schalk, wife of former Amityville official

Ellen Schalk, a former resident of Grand Central Avenue in Amityville for more than 40 years and wife of Conrad (Connie) Schalk, the former Building Inspector, died at her home in Jupiter Florida, July 23, 2006. She was 75 years old. More...

Opinion

Levy's fight in Suffolk is the fight of all reasonable and caring Americans

Once again, S.C. Steve Levy's proposal to require that companies doing business with the County are law abiding, and that they enjoy no unfair advantage over their competitors by hiring illegal immigrants, has come under assault. More...

Americans can't export what they don't make here

Dear Editor: "These are the times that try men's souls." With these words Thomas Paine began a series of articles entitled More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Amity ZBA rejects plan for more living units on Cedar Street

An applicant who appeared before the Amityville Zoning Board of Appeals has been denied approvals to tear down a two-family dwelling at 52-58 Park Avenue and to build a three-family Victorian home there. More...

Amityville Post Office wins Five-Star Rating

Recently the Amityville Post Office was recognized with Five Stars as part of the U.S. Postal Service's new Five Star Customer Service Program. More...

 

People/Social

Amityville Historical Society enjoys a tour of the Great South Bay

On Tuesday night August 1, the Amityville Historical Society and 50 of its members were treated to a narrated four-hour tour of the Great South Bay and neighboring Fire Island communities. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Pets of the Week

Big, black dogs. Not a selling point at a shelter. Although huge, they seem invisible when people walk through the kennels. The big, black dog is often the last to be adopted. Many in municipal shelters, even magnificent ones, never find new homes. More...

Events & Calendar

Doppy Open Golf Tournament

The 29th annual Doppy Open Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, September 23 at the Cherry Creek Golf Course in Riverhead beginning 1 p.m. followed by a cocktail hour and dinner. More...

Governor's Comedy Club fundraiser September 6

It takes very little to let soldiers serving in war zones know that their courage and dedication is appreciated back home. More...

MADD walk Strides for Change October 29

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) announced recently that its signature 5K walk, Strides for Change, will be held on the Great Lawn at SUNY Farmingdale on Sunday, October 29, 10:30 a.m. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?












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