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April 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Hearing set for major construction at Republic Airport

A modernization project on the largest piece of vacant land at Republic Airport will be the subject of an environmental meeting April 30. More...

Paterson appoints Bob Stricoff to Farmingdale College Council

Robert Stricoff, Chief Executive Officer of the Town of Babylon's Industrial Development Agency and chairman of the Babylon Town Democratic Committee, has been appointed by Gov. David Patterson to the Farmingdale College Council. More...

Special Sections

Events & Calendar

Record

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, April 24 •Amityville Rotary Weekly Meeting: 8 a.m., Nautilus Diner, Merrick Road, Massapequa. For info., 631-264-0300. More...

Annual Stride for Muscular Dystrophy

On Sun., May 4, at Westfield South Shore in Bay Shore, teams of walkers and people using wheelchairs and scooters will participate in the 4th Annual Stride & Ride to benefit local individuals and families coping with Muscular Dystrophy. More...

Trinity Church events

The 2008 Women's Day Ministry of the Holy Trinity Baptist Church will be holding two services at the Church, 300 Albany Ave., Amityville. On Fri., April 25, 7;30 p.m. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Parents did the difficult but very noble thing

One can only imagine the anguish of the parents of 18-year-old Columbia South Carolina student Ryan Schallenberger went through in making the gutwrenching decision to turn their son in to police. More...

Public commentary

Teachers oppose unfair standards, not accountability

Dear Editor: Standardized tests are the wrong instruments for determining what makes a good teacher. As president of the Amityville School Board, Michele Sikhrangkur should know that. (See Letters, April 9, 2008. More...

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Today's news, April 19, 2008: Johnson applauds Senate passage of Granny's law

Final legislative passage of bill to impose stiffer penalties for attacks on elderly

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (Republican- Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, applauded the recent Senate passage of a bill he supported (S.6979) that would impose stiffer penalties on those who physically attack senior citizens. More...

Latest news: Police conduct illegal gambling raid at West Babylon Sons of Italy Lodge

Following a lengthy investigation, Suffolk Police closed down what they described as an illegal gambling operation at the William Paca Lodge, 841 Sunrise Hwy., West Babylon. More...

Today's news, April 28, 2008

Ham operators hold annual event

The Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club (GSBARC), held it annual Hamfest at Fireman More...

ST. MARTIN HOOPSTERS WIN TOURNAMENT:

ST. MARTIN HOOPSTERS WIN TOURNAMENT: St. Martin of Tours school in Amityville's CYO boys seventh grade basketball team won a winter tournament. The tournament was held at St. Raphael's school in Bellmore. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . . .

Search for Sensation: The Westminster Shooting House, Up Close and Personal

Members of the Westminster Kennel Club spent 24 years in Babylon. They didn't hold their famous dog shows here. More...

Obituaries

Byron Howard, AMHS athlete and WWII veteran

Longtime Amityville resident and World War II veteran, Byron "Ben" Howard, died February 23, 2008 after a short illness at the New York State Veteran's Home in Montrose, New York. He was 82 years old. Mr. More...

Joseph Reynolds, former Amityville resident

Former Amityville resident Joseph H. Reynolds died March 27, 2008 at Memorial Hospital in Miramar, Florida. He was 59. Born September 1948 to Leonard Motley and Laura D. (Nathanson) in Danville, Virginia, he later lived in Amityville. More...

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Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?












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