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January 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

ASD launches its new website

The Amityville School District Board of Education and administration recognizes its responsibility to provide parents and community residents with up-to-date information about the operations of the school district. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville School District community approves capital improvement referendum

By a vote of 542 to 43, voters in the Amityville School District approved accepting state funding for capital repairs. More...

D.A.R.E. program comes to St. Martin's School

The Suffolk County Police Department along with St. Martin's school teaches a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program for the fifth grade. It gives the kids the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs and violence. More...

St. Martin of Tours students show off their Science projects

St. Martin of Tours in Amityville's fifth and sixth grade science projects. The science teacher, Kim Kline, offers many different projects for her classes to work on throughout the year. The next science project was on cycles. More...

Library

At the Library...

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631- 691- 1111 +The Library has planned a trip to see the New York Islanders vs. the Montreal Canadiens, Saturday, February 24, departing noon for a 1 p.m. game. More...

Obituaries

Stephanie Walton Lee: Amityville Grad and Nurse's Aide

Deer Park resident and nurse's aid Stephanie J. Walton Lee died December 22, 2006 at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore. She was 50 years old and loved to be surrounded by her family and friends. More...

Carol Lindstrom of Amityville, 64

Beloved mother of eight and grandmother of sixteen, Carol A. Lindstrom of Amityville died January 17, 2007. She was 64 years old. According to her family, she had worked as an operator for the Answer Call Company in Oceanside. Mrs. More...

Gerald Skillen: Amityville teacher and Babylon Village resident

Gerald "Jerry" J. Skillen, a retired special education teacher for the Amityville School District and community leader, died January 20, 2007. More...

Steely hearing on Richmond Auto Body expansion

Village Board reserves decision on controversial application

Residential and commercial interests went toe to toe at a recent Amityville Village Board hearing and it wasn't pretty. More...

A flock of seagulls take flight over a group of Canadian Geese at Peterkin Park in Amityville last week. Inset, despite unseasonably warm temperatures, this bench and the playground beyond was host to the cameraman alone. More...

Police arrest inmate with commiting numerous burglaries while on work-release program

Suffolk County Police arrested a Bay Shore man for a string of burglaries taking place throughout the County during the past month. Christopher Turner, 39, of 1393 E. More...

 

People/Social

Fifth Avenue School welcomes author

Fifth Avenue School kicked off its community service campaign with a special guest author, Ray Negron. All the way from the Bronx, he came to share a story with the students and relate a tale of people helping people, and courage through adversity. More...

D'Amaro provides funding for the Town of Babylon's annual summer concert series

Planning for warmer days ahead, Suffolk County Legislator Lou D'Amaro (D-North Babylon) recently secured funding for the Town of Babylon's annual Summer Concert Series. More...

Our Lady of Consolation's resident celebrates 105th birthday

On January 15, 2007, Our Lady of Consolation's eldest resident, Rita Suglia, celebrated her 105th birthday. A party was held in Suglia's honor, which included friends, family and staff who joined to celebrate this monumental event. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

In rescue- when it rains, it pours, and no breed is spared the flood waters. Animal hoarders are everywhere, and their "taste" is eclectic. Many are repeat offenders. More...

Events & Calendar

Record CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, February 1 +Amityville Rotary Weekly Meeting: 8 a.m., Nautilus Diner, Merrick Road, Massapequa. More...

Amityville Free Masons recognize Suffolk Rotary

On Friday December 1, 2006, Edward Kleiner, Master of the Amityville Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons in conjunction with the 225th Anniversary of the Grand Lodge of the State of New York, presented an American Flag to Rotary International District More...

Senator Fuschillo announces applications for Correction Officers

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced that his office has applications available for a new hiring exam for prospective Correction Officers. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Mac users left out in the cold by Cablevision

Cablevision had a little surprise for Macintosh users still working on the older Mac Systems below 10.0. During the New Year holiday, Cablevision did some technical work for Optimum online customers using the company for internet and email access. More...

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Public Commentary

Super Bowl offers a too-rare celebration of goal-achievement

As half the nation eagerly awaits the kickoff of the Super Bowl, the other half looks on in wonderment at what could be so enthralling about grown men running up and down a field carrying an oblong ball. More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?












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