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October 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Harry Jackson, Amityville resident and Vietnam war vet, dies

Hundreds of people gathered at the Powell Funeral Home to pay their respects to Harry Jackson, a longtime resident of Amityville,who died September 14, 2006 at Long Island Jewish Hospital. He was 65 years old. More...

Local NAACP meets to review Nominating Committee report

The Central Long Island NAACP Branch will be holding a meeting October 11, 2006 to receive a report on the Nominating committee. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Correction

A story that appeared in last week's edition, Lindenhurst resident runs for Town Board, had the incorrect name for Republican candidate Mark Gallo. We apologize for the error. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

October is Fire Prevention month with reminders to practice escape drills and check smoke detector batteries. Pets can be fire victims too. More...

Events & Calendar

Flu shots available every weekend till December 17 at Westfield Malls

This flu season, adults on Long Island will have the opportunity to get an affordable flu vaccination every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Sunday, December 17 at Westfield South Shore in Bay Shore inside the center by the Sears entrance and West More...

Flu vaccines

Flu and pneumonia vaccines will be available at the Amityville Senior Center, Park Avenue and Ireland Place, Wednesday, November 1, 10 a.m. to noon by the staff of North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital. More...

Health Fair Oct.15

Brunswick's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center is holding its annual Harvest Health Fair Sunday, October 15, from noon to 4 p.m. The fair will be held at 366 Broadway, Amityville in the PMR South Parking lot. More...

Families of military personnel enjoy a day at Amityville Reserves

For Commander Ed Keeshan, the progress being made in Iraq may not seem very dramatic to Americans, but it is markedly dramatic for the Iraqis who have lived under a brutal regime for generations. More...

Suffolk Sheriff DeMarco Receives U.S. Military Flag

Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco, shown left, was recently presented with an American Flag that flew over Iraq with our military forces. The U.S. flag flew over Camp Victory, the Crossed Swords Monument and the Abu Ghraib Prison in Baghdad. More...

New York State Senator Hillary Clinton visits Amityville

New York Sen. Hillary Clinton came to Amityville in August announcing that Stop and Shop Supermarket made a $10,000 contribution to Island Harvest and to discuss the need to improve diet and eating habits of children and More...

It's time to adopt a lamp post

The Amityville Park Commission, an active volunteer committee dedicated to the beautification of Amityville, is inviting you to come join the fun and help make the friendly Bay Village even more beautiful this fall. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Amityville Woman's Club Junior League awards scholarships

The Junior League of the Amityville Woman's Club, Inc. awarded scholarships to five new graduates from the Amityville community. More...

Library

At the Library...

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 Pediatric nurses and child life specialists from Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center will give a program in pediatric emergencies, Thursday, October 19, 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Donald Broadnick: Amityville native & local historian

Lifetime Amityville resident Donald Edward Broadnick, considered by many the village's unofficial historian because he knew so much about the area, died September 8, 2006 at New Island Hospital in Bethpage. He was 93 years old. More...

Margaret Meyer: dedicated Mother & Grandmother

Amityville resident Margaret Meyer died September 24, 2006 at her home. She was 98-years-old and had lived in Queens Village, as well as in Brooklyn. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Yanks loss is a big win for baseball

The avid Yankee fans and baseball pundits will be analyzing the sorry plight of the Bronx Bombers in 2006 for years to come. They will have a lot more insight and more to say than we ever could here, but an observation we will not let pass is this. More...

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Honor, Commitment, Courage

No matter what our position is on the war in Iraq, we need to honor the men and women who served our nation since its beginning and those who serve America today. More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?












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