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January 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Schumer to feds: Don't penalize S. C. seniors

Saying it was time to treat Suffolk's seniors fairly, U.S. Sen. More...

S.C. initiative cracks down on crime i

Their name sounds more like a group of comic book super heroes than a law enforcement initiative, but the results are very much real life. Suffolk's Impact Team has made more than 300 arrests in the year since it was established. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . . .

Inscribed-"Blencathra Bell Boy (Thomas) / I belong to the Duke of Windsor"- it's not your typical dog tag; nor is it your typical price tag. This metal ID hangs from 1 of 5 leather collars that once adorned Pugs owned by the British royal couple. More...

Events & Calendar

St. Martin students graduate D.A.R.E. program

St. Martin of Tours school in Amityville's fifth grade graduated from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. The Suffolk County Police department along with St. Martin's school teaches this program to the fifth grade. D.A.R.E. More...

Amityville Woman's Club holds luncheon

The Amityville Woman's Club had its Christmas luncheon, Tues., Dec. 4 at Captain Bill's Restaurant in Bay Shore. More than 100 ladies attended the luncheon and were entertained by the Marian Male Chorus. More...

Mary P. Myton Literary Society enjoys a Christmas luncheon

The Christmas luncheon for the Mary P. Myton Literary Society was held Wed. Dec. 12 at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club which was decorated for Christmas. More...

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PUBLIC NOTICES - Your Right to Know!

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 202 BROADWAY, LLC NOTICE of formation of the following limited liability company (the "company7") is hereby given pursuant to LLCL More...

Amityville Police Chief Woodrow Cromarty retires this week

Woodrow Cromarty more than 30 years career in law enforcement today when he steps down as Chief for the Amityville Village Police Department. Replacing Cromarty is Lt. Donald Dobby who assumes the post tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 24. More...

Amity school board looking at two finalists for supt.'s post

The Amityville School Board announced this week that trustees are close to making a decision on a new Superintendent of Schools. More...

Two arrested and charged with breaking into cars in Amityville

Following a foot chase, Amityville Police officers arrested two subjects, one who was tasered and the other who had jumped into a fully loaded dumpster and had to be wrestled into handcuffs. Police gave this account: On Dec. More...

High School Athletic Notebook

Here's a look at the latest action for the boys' basketball teams in our readership areas: All information is as of January 2. More...

Driver killed on Sunrise Highway

Traffic along Sunrise Highway was closed for hours on Jan. 15, after a westbound vehicle struck a pole and flipped over, killing the driver. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Amityville's Agostino selected to coach New York State all-star team

The Amityville Public School District recognized boys basketball coach Jack Agostino, who was selected by the Metro Classic Committee as head coach of the New York State All- Star Boys Basketball team. More...

Copiague student named outstanding participant in the 2008 National Achievement Scholarship Program

Benjamin O. Webb, a senior at Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School, has been named as an Outstanding Participant in the 2008 National Achievement Scholarship Program. More...

Golden Eagles Soar

Congratulations go to the Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School Fall 2007 Golden Eagle Award Winners. Golden Eagle recipients are all athletes that have the highest grade point average for that quarter on their team. More...

Obituaries

Amityville's Lou Luba, Massapequa PhysEd teacher and coach

Ludwig F. "Lou" Luba, who taught physical education for 30 years in the Massapequa School District, died Dec. 9, 2007 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. He was 78. More...

Opinion

Editorial

New recycling law for plastic bags in Suffolk should get notice by Nassau lawmakers

A new law passed in Suffolk County provides the mechanism to have consumers and supermarkets recycle plastic grocery bags. The bill, sponsored by S.C. Leg. More...

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Catholic Schools Light the WayÑ this year's National Catholic School Week theme

The 2008 theme for Catholic Schools Week is "Catholic Schools Light the Way." The theme focuses on the leadership that Catholic Schools provide our nation, producing graduates who light the way to a brighter future for all mankind. More...

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