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March 19, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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Police seek public's help in solving two crimes
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AFD to hold annual Egg Hunt March 23rd

The Annual Amityville Fire Department Easter egg hunt will take place on Sunday March 23 at 11 a.m. at Peterkin Park on Oak Street. The Easter Bunny and Easter Chick will arrive by Fire truck to start the hunt. More...

Sex Shops: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

The "hair salon" in West Babylon opened quietly in a strip mall on Sunrise Highway last summer. It was an unusual location, one customer reported, but it was open on a Monday, a day when most salons were closed, so she stopped in for a haircut. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets . .

Updating the search for the Westminster Kennel Club clubhouse in Babylon: A street discrepancy, an 8-letter difference, in a 1923 Babylon Leader edition creates a burning question concerning the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) fire. More...


At the Library...

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 •On Thurs. March 20, 7 to 9 p.m. pastry chef Linda Murtha will teach the importance of low carb living for diabetics and celiacs. More...

Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, March 20 •Amityville Village Board of Appeals Meeting: 8 p.m., Wm. Kay Memorial Bldg., second fl., Greene Ave., Amityville. More...

Exhibitors wanted for women business expo

The Suffolk County Women's Business Enterprise Coalition (SCWBEC) will hold its annual Business Expo & Luncheon on Mon., April 14, at the Smithtown Sheraton, 110 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, Hauppauge. More...

Belmont State Park and Jones Beach Multiple Sclerosis walk

With more than two and a half months until the 2008 MS Walk, it's clear that Long Islanders have joined the movement to help end the devastating effects of Multiple Sclerosis. More...

Legals - Free Access


Notice of Formation of a domestic Professional Service Limited Liability Company (PLLC). Name: JMS ENGINEERING, PLLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secy. of State of NY on 7/12/07 NY office location: SUFFOLK County. More...

Today's news-March 27, 2008

AMHS Track to be named Jerry Pollock Track
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Today's News: March 26, 2008

Police offer reward for information leading to arrest in hit and run
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Founder of Massapequa Post newspaper, Barbara Cahn, dies in Florida
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Copiague School Board taps Charles Leunig, Deputy Superintendent, for top post in district

The Copiague Board of Education unanimously voted to appoint Deputy Superintendent Charles A. Leunig to the position of Superintendent of Schools effective July 1, 2008. The motion was made at the Feb. More...

State to host over 90 Health Care Pros and Vendors

The Farmingdale State College's sixth Annual Health and Wellness Fair will be held Thurs., April 17 at the College, 2350 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale in the Roosevelt Hall Multi- Purpose Room 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Digital Age Brings Sex To the Desktop

Looking for a prostitute? Gone are the days of trolling through red light districts. More...



Safe Harbor Mentoring Program honors members

Board members and volunteers, along with Executive Director Roy S. Kirton, from the Safe Harbor Mentoring Program were honored at a dinner at The Galaxy in Lindenhurst. Safe Harbor Mentoring Program works to fight recidivism in the community. More...

Ukrainian Egg Painting at the Circle Gallery

The Eastern European art of egg painting, the Ukrainian version being arguably the most famous, is known as Pysanky, from a verb meaning to write. In Ukrainian households near Easter time, eggs are created as gifts for family and friends. More...

Knights of Columbus #6911 conducts spring drive for our troops

The Knights of Columbus #6911 in Massapequa Park is conducting a spring drive to collect items which will be shipped to our servicemen and women serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. More...


William Huggler: musician and violin maker

Longtime Amity Harbour and Lindenhurst resident Wilbert "William" Huggler, died March 1, 2008. He was 90 years old. Mr. Huggler was an accomplished luthier, or violin maker, having studied under a world's leading master, Simone F. Sacconi. More...


A new era in Albany, New Yorkers hope

The swearing-in of Gov. David A. Paterson on Monday put to an end to a sad era of politics in New York State, one in which a man of great potential was pulled down by his own limits and frailties. More...

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Public Commentary

Saving lives from alcohol abuse means attitudes must change Dear Editor: As the Chairman of the Underage Drinking Task Force and more importantly as the parent of two young children, I could not agree more with your editorial, "Enforcement of il More...

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