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August 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

Fifth graders assist seniors at Domincan Village with computers

Fifth graders from Mrs. Csorny's class in Copiague Schools shared their talents and gifts with senior residents of Dominican Village, a not for profit independent senior residence. More...

St. Martin of Tours holds mass for retiring teacher

St. Martin of Tours school in Amityville held a mass for Sister Maureen Galvin, who is retiring from the school after 20 years of service as principal. More...

Fowl Ball!

Ducks take series from rivals despite sloppy defense, Leek returns home Taiwan stint

Heading into play this past weekend, there was only one team in the Atlantic League that the Long Island Ducks had not won a series against this season: the Bridgeport Bluefish. More...

Obituaries

Paul Garratt: Lifelong Amityville Resident

Lifelong Amityville resident Paul Charles Garratt, sailor and mechanic, died suddenly on July 22, 2007. He was 53 years old. Born in Amityville to Evelyn and Alan Garratt, he joined the U.S. More...

George W. Gehrlein, longtime Copiague resident

In 1956, Walter Gehrlein moved to Copiague when the community was still connected by dirt roads. He lived in a home his family built, and spent his life caring and providing for and enjoying his family. George W. Gehrlein died on July 8, 2007. More...

John Anderson, longtime and loyal Amityville firefighter

Longtime Amityville resident and former Amityville Fire Department Captain John Walter Anderson died July 16, 2007 at his home. He was 84 years old. More...

NACEC graduates look to the future

For Kevin Cummings, the program at the North Amityville Community Economic Council (NACEC), was the first step toward achieving a personal dream. He took it and now looks forward to a brighter future for himself and his family, he said. More...

Stepping in style!

Swing Dance of Long Island (SDLI), Inc. an all volunteer, notfor profit organization visited Amityville's Dominican Village's senior residents for a night of swinging and swaying to '40s and '50s music. More...

 

People/Social

Amityville student wins stipend from Lehigh University for medical research

Melanie J. Rudnick, of Amityville, is the recipient of a $4,000 stipend from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Rudnick was chosen to study with Barry Bean Ph.d. and Robert Flowers, Ph.d. More...

Joseph Henry-Craft graduates basic training

Army Pfc. Joseph Henry-Craft has graduated from Basic Combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

It's so hard to be a homeless cat. Last summer an Ohio State University study found that the outlook for dogs in that state's shelters had improved considerably yet conditions had deteriorated for cats. More...

Events & Calendar

Copiague band students hold car wash

Copiague Band students held a car wash fundraiser at the Copiague Middle School on Great Neck Road. They are shown washing a classic TBird at the event on July 14. Photo by Joe Turner More...

Tanner Park hosts presentation of The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz came to Copiague last month. Plaza Theatrical Productions Inc., in cooperation with BACCA, presented the popular musical at Tanner Park, July 14. More...

Amity Woman's Club donates to School District

Shown in the photo are Jean Castalde and Adele Muncy, chairman of the Philanthropy Committee of the Amityville Woman's Club, presenting a check to Dr. Brian De Sorbe in the amount of $4,500 payable to the Amityville Union Free School District. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Congress continues to sell out American citizens

Many of the Americans who oppose what is happening in Washington with regard to illegal immigration enjoyed a major success last month when the immigration reform bill collapsed under the pressure of law-abiding Americans who made it known in no un More...

Pet owner appreciates Levy law on dog park

Dear Editor: S. C. Leg. Steve Levy's work to put into a bill for dog parks is a very much appreciated effort. I have been a Suffolk resident for 19 years now and just love it here. More...

Fuschillo: New state law will save lives

Dear Editor: The use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) when a person is suffering a cardiac emergency can mean the difference between life and death and every second counts. More...













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