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February 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Town wins suit against LIRR for “illegal” garbage transfer station

A private transport facility is not entitled to operate at a site owned by the Long Island Railroad under federal zoning exemptions, and in violation of local and state laws, according to a decision on a longstanding legal battle handed down by the More...

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Schools/Sports

St. Martin's school in Amityville celebrates Catholic School Week

Sunday, Jan. 27 was the start of Catholic Schools Week. St. Martin of Tours school in Amityville started off the week with a special mass at the church; the principal, all the teachers, staff and most of the students attended it. More...

Amity Students share lessons with family

If you've ever wanted to get a glimpse into your child's classroom to see what his or her day is like, Park Avenue Elementary School in the Amityville Public School District is the place to be. More...

Events & Calendar

Record CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, February 28 •Amityville Rotary Weekly Meeting: 8 a.m., Nautilus Diner, Merrick Road, Massapequa. For info., 631- 264-0300. More...

Stop World Hunger sets annual tennis tournament fundraiser

Stop World Hunger, Inc. has announced its schedule of tennis events for the spring. This is the 28th year of tennis programs to stop hunger on the local and international levels. More...

The Junior League of the Amityville Woman's Club Announces Annual Scholarship

Any high school senior graduating from public or private high school in 2008 is eligible to apply for a college scholarship, made possible by the proceeds of The Amityville Woman's Club annual Holiday Homes Tour held on Dec. 1, 2007. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES- Your Right to Know!

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF STEWART COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA Laura J. Palmer, Plaintiff v. Don H. Palmer, Defendant Civil Action File No. 08CV23 NOTICE OF SUMMONS TO: Don H. More...

Dads and daughters dance

St. Martin of Tours school in Amityville held its annual Father/Daughter Dance. It is a special night for the dads to spend some quality time with their daughters. More...

Village in contract for sale of old Puglisi property

Amityville Village has entered into an agreement for the sale of property at 400 Montauk Highway, a used car lot that the Village purchased last year, snatching it from the hands of developers who wanted to build a car wash there. More...

 

People/Social

Veronica Wolfe wins freestyle competition for Fighting Tigers

Veronica Wolfe, of Copiague, a freshman at the State University of New York at Cobleskill where she is a member of the Fighting Tiger swimming team. On Jan. More...

Montoya graduates from military training

Air Force Airman Joshua C. Montoya has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Local Scholars Make the News

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . . .

Twenty five years ago this week our first "Pets" column appeared in the Beacon. In 1983 three new members of the League for Animal Protection South Shore (LAP) were asked to collaborate to promote shelter animals. More...

Obituaries

Edith Erickson: Copiague resident and former CSD employee

Longtime Copiague resident and loving mother Edith Sylvia Erickson died Jan. 28, 2008 in Covina, California where she moved in 2001 to be with her sons. She was 80. Mrs. More...

Opinion

Editorial

We should never become complacent about crime

There are many protracted problems in society that become almost a way of life, and the hope of addressing them and alleviating their noxious impacts on the lives of people is dim and distant. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

American Soldier writes to students about work in Iraq

Over the Christmas season, the students in Our Lady of Lourdes school, West Islip, sent encouraging holiday cards, handwritten and personally designed, to troops in Iraq. More...

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