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October 22, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Biz Report: NYS spending is among highest in nation

This month the Business Council issued a release saying that the state's business tax climate is the second worst in the nation. New York ranked near the bottom in four of the five tax categories studied by the Tax Foundation. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Cyrus: An Alternative Black Cat Tale for Halloween

There's power a-plenty in a purr. As little "Cyrus", a dime-a-dozen black kitten, lay in the road with two broken legs, he purred loudly, despite his pain. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Ms. Pagliacci, left and Jeffrey right More...

Obituaries

Ethel Brown: 50-year Amityville Resident

Longtime South Oaks Hospital employee and Amityville resident, Ethel Dell Brown died in her sleep Oct. 1, 2008. She was 74 years old and will be remembered for the love she had for others, said her family. More...

Amityville's Solomon Wildfeir, former Auxiliary Police Officer

Former Amityville resident and a member of many area clubs, Solomon Wildfeir died Oct. 2, 2008 at A.O. Fox Hospital in Oneonta, New York. He was 87 and was described by his famnily as a loving father and grandfather. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY MERITAGE MORTGAGE CORP., Plaintiff(s) vs. HUBERT WILLIAMS, et al., Defendant(s) Attorney (s) for Plaintiff (s): ROSICKI, ROSICKI & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 51 E. More...

Today's news, Oct. 28: Kiwanis installs new officers

The Kiwanis Club of Amityville held its Installation Dinner Thursday Oct. 2nd at Chester's Restaurant in Amityville. This 2008/2009 year is the 60th Anniversary of the Club. More...

New York State candidates talk finances: Tough decisions in tough times

The economy's flagging, consumer credit is tight, investments are in the basement, and the cost of gasoline and almost everything else is out of sight. What's a state to do? More...

Steve Israel faces Frank Stalzer in 2nd CD

Incumbent Congressman Steve Israel—a four term Democrat in the House of Representatives, 2nd Congressional District—and businessman Frank Stalzer will duke it out on Election Day, Nov. 4. More...

 

People/Social

America Votes 2008

Putting It All Together A Voter's Guide To The Candidates

Babylon Town Candidates Councilman Martinez, a naturalized citizen since 1997, grew up in Lynbrook and graduated from the State University of New York at Oneonta. More...

Events & Calendar

Record CALENDAR

The following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. Readers should know that meetings are subject to change without notice. More...

Vet's Day Memorial Service to be held Nov. 2

The Long island National Cemetery Memorial Organization invites the public to attend the annual Veteran's Day Memorial Service on Sun., Nov. 2, 1:30 p.m. at the Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, Wellwood Avenue entrance. More...

Coffee house to be held Oct. 25

The Presbyterian Church of Islip, 340 Main St., will hold a coffee house on Sat., Oct. 25, 7 p.m. A $5 donation includes an evening of music, coffee and desserts. Appearing will be Land of Canaan. More...

Opinion

Our endorsements, New York State

At the center of this year's elections in the New York State Legislature is the single-vote majority that the Republicans currently hold in the Senate. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Levy's budget does not care for the poor in Suffolk

Dear Editor: Once again our leaders are showing us that while they always have plenty of money for the wealthy and war, they hardly ever have anything for the poor. More...

Poll

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