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December 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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Town's tree lighting celebration Friday

The Babylon Town tree lighting celebration, which was cancelled due to bad weather on Sunday has been rescheduled for Fri., Dec. 5. at 6 p.m., in front of Town Hall. More...

Bill Crothers Jr., running for another term for Copiague Fire Commissioner

On Dec. 9, voters in the Copiague Fire District will head to the polls to elect a Fire Commissioner. Running unopposed for a fiveyear term is Bill Crothers. More...

Amityville Tree lighting Saturday, Dec. 6, 5 p.m.

The annual holiday tree lighting will be held Sat., Dec. 6 at 5 p.m., at the Gazebo. Santa will be arriving by fire truck and there will be hot chocolate and candy canes for the kiddies. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

St. Martin's school honors alumni Joe Donnelly in Washington D.C.

Last year St. Martin's honored 1969 alumni Joe Donnelly at its annual gala dance. Donnelly is presently a Congressman representing the second Congressional District of Indiana. More...

Martin Nation of Amityville on Briarcliffe's winning team

Freshman forward Martin Nation, shown, back row, third from right, who lives in Amityville, is a member of the Briarcliffe College men's soccer team, who won first place at the 2008 USCAA Men's Soccer Championships in Pontiac, Michigan. More...

Copiague's Madigral Choir performs at Golden Gathering

On Oct. 23, members of the Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School Madrigal Choir performed at the Freeport Recreational Center for Sen. Charles Fuschillo's annual Golden Gathering. More...

Obituaries

Mary Iacona, local resident and professional singer

Longtime Amityville resident and loving family matriarch Mary Iacona died Oct. 18, 2008. The vocalist was professionally known as Mary Johns. More...

Katherine Young, resident of Amityville

Longtime Amityville resident and dedicated BOCES employee, Katherine Susan Young died after an automobile accident Nov. 2, 2008 at Nassau County Medical Center in Uniondale. She was 50. She was born Nov. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given that the BOARD OF APPEALS of the Village of Amityville will hold a Public Hearing in the Court Room of the new Village Hall, 21 Ireland Place, Amityville, NY. at 7:00 P.M. More...

Local folks in the News....

Ieasia Walker, a senior at Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School, signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of South Carolina. Walker received a full scholarship to attend USC and play basketball for its women's team. More...

Locals share their thanks this Thanksgiving holiday

The Circle of Love Ministry in Copiague, held its 15th annual Thanksgiving giveaway dinner this year, serving more than 600 people with a delicious hot Thanksgiving meal that included ham, turkey and all of the trimmings. More...

Village sued over Punta Roca bar

Owner says he was forced to close due to discrimination by Village police and officials; Village says charges are totally unfounded

The owner of the Punta Roca bar in Amityville has brought a lawsuit against Amityville saying Village officials discriminated against him when they refused to grant him the necessary approval to run his business. More...

St. Martin's School holds annual spaghetti dinner

It has become a tradition for the past several years at St. Martin of Tours School in Amityville to start off the school year with a welcome back spaghetti dinner. More...

 

People/Social

Kerri Mannino weds 2nd Lt. Justin Abbatacola

Kerri Ann Mannino and Justin Abbatacola, second lieutenant, United States Army, were married June 14 at St. Martin of Tours Church with a reception following at The Fox Hollow in Woodbury. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

'Tis the season to be jolly. Cats finally have a reason to kick up their heels. More...

Events & Calendar

Caramanico receives award

Ernest V. Caramanico, a U.S. Army veteran who served from 1942 to 1944, recently received the New York State Medal for Merit and the New York State Conspicuous Service Star at ceremonies at Babylon Town Hall Nov. 2. More...

Long Islanders remember Pearl Harbor

Long Island Chapter #202 Air Force Association will present Dropping of the Roses, Pearl Harbor 67th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony, Sun., Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m. at The American Air Power Museum, Republic Airport, Route 110, Farmingdale. More...

NBHS Class of 1969 reunion planned

North Babylon High School Class of '69 will hold its 40-year reunion will be held Sat., April 25, 2009 7:30 p.m. to midnight at the Galaxy Caterers, 1184 Rte. 109, Lindenhurst. The cost is $65 per person. More...

Opinion

Americans need a grown-up Christmas list

Editorial

The senseless death of Wal-Mart security guard Jdimytai Damour by a group of savage holiday shoppers who stampeded that store last week brings to mind another incident that highlighted the abysmal level of human sensitivity to life. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Holiday Super Sale Day ends in death

Public Commentary

Dear Editor, My family and I spent last week visiting Spain. The hotel had two English speaking TV channels both were news networks. More...

Poll

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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