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December 31, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Village Tree Lighting • 2008

Amityville Village holds annual Tree Lighting celebration

Hundreds of Amityvillians, their friends and families, gathered for the annual holiday Tree lighting celebration Dec. 6. The event was held under clear wintry skies with music, hot chocolate and plenty of hometown holiday warmth. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"More powerful than a locomotive. Able to eat tall couches in a single bound-"No, not Superman, but Marley, the demolitions expert disguised as a rambunctious yellow Lab, has stepped out of John Grogan's popular novel, Marley & Me, More...

Obituaries

Mary McDonough: loving mother, grandmother & volunteer

Lifelong Amityville resident Mary "Mazie" G. McDonough, died Nov. 24, 2008 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home in Amityville. She was 82 years old. Mrs. McDonough was born on Sterling Place, Amityville, to Mae G. McDonnell and James W. More...

Sheridan Michael: Amityville resident and local business owner

Lifetime Amityville resident Sheridan "Sherry"A. Michael died Dec. 15, 2008 at New Island Hospital in Bethpage after a long term illness. She was 62 and had lived on Pawnee Court. She was born Aug. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices Your right to know

Notice of formation of SOUTH OCEAN CONTRACTORS LLC a NYS LLC Formation filed with SSNY on 09/09/08. Off. Loc.: Suffolk Co. SSNY designated as agt. More...

Town adds six Smart Cars to its fleet for a greener Babylon

The Town of Babylon will be unveiling 6 Smart Cars recently purchased as part of it passenger fleet of vehicles. More...

Four saved in nick of time in house explosion

A home on Meadow Lane in Amityville exploded from an apparent gas leak Sunday, moments after the family smelled gas and fled the home. More...

Youths charged with attempted robbery

Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives have charged four North Amityville juveniles with attempted robbery, after they tried to steal a pocketbook from a 36-year-old woman. More...

 

People/Social

Readers send in their favorite holiday pics

Our readers sent in some photos expressing the joy and meaning of the holidays. We are sharing them here with our readers. 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...

NYS concession seeking to partner with an entrepreneur

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation - Long Island Region, is proud to offer an opportunity for the operation of food, beverage, catering, vending and sundry concessions at Belmont Lake, Heckscher, Hempstead Lake & More...

Amityville women's club holds meeting

The monthly meeting of The Amityville Woman's Club was held Nov. 11 at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club. President Mary Ann Costa welcomed everyone noting that it was Veteran's Day and that the group was having its Thanksgiving meal. More...

Opinion

A few thoughts for the New Year.

Editorial

First, if you will be out celebrating the New Year, please don't drink and drive. Ensure that you have a reliable designated driver, call a cab or stay put until your alcohol levels are within the legal limits. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Veto of park fee increases holds the line for taxpayers, says lawmaker

Dear Editor: As costs and expenses continue to escalate, local governments must do all they can to avoid onerous tax and fee increases. With this in mind, I was pleased that several of my legislative colleagues joined me in sustaining S.C. Exec. More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?












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