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January 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

ASD athletes win five sportsmanship awards

When it comes to being recognized for excellence, Amityville's athletes are known for their accomplishments both on and off the field. More...

St. Martin's Blue Thunder a force to be reckoned with

On Sat., Jan. 10, the St. Martin's team made the short trip to St. Killian's in Farmingdale in the first of the snowstorm that was much ado about not much. The St. Killian's team was big and well coached. More...

Two charged with car break-ins at movie complex

Suffolk County Police arrested two men and charged them with possession of burglars' tools and attempted petit larceny after the men tried to break into cars parked at the United Artist movie theater in East Farmingdale. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"When shall we three meet again?" Macbeth (Act 1, Scene 1) … also a quote from the "Case of the Curious Collie." My search for the Babylon grave of Westminster Kennel Club's emblematic Pointer, Sensation, goes off on another tangent. More...

Library

Record LIBRARY

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 •The Money Merge Account is a program which shows homeowners how to their mortgages in half the time without refinancing or closing costs and with no out of pocket expenses. 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...

Copiague School District to Hold Kindergarten Registration Feb. 2-6

Kindergarten registration for the Copiague School District will be held at the District Administration Office, located in the Copiague Middle School on Great Neck Road, from Feb. 2 to 6, 9 to 11:30 a.m. More...

Model Train Club to hold open house

TMB Model Train Club of Babylon will be holding an open house Sun., Feb. 1, noon to 4 p.m.. Bring your family and friends to see the 3,000 square foot O-Gauge E Model Railroad. Admission is free. More...

Opinion

Historic inauguration adds to the amazing American process of transference of power

Editorial

There is something magical about the way in which power is transferred at the highest levels in this country. Whether Barack Obama is the candidate you voted for or not, there is reason to rejoice this week. More...

Thanks to outgoing President and prayers for new one

Dear Editor: I understand that one of your readers thinks that President George W. Bush has made some big mistakes during the past eight years. (See Public Commentary, Dec. 31, 2008) He also thinks that my support of his record is over the top. More...

Brrr, wish we had some real global warming

Dear Editor, Will someone call Al Gore? If this is global warming, or the new term climate change, someone should have told the South Shore environment. Today there is 1. More...

On the beach and online with Babylon Town's new free WiFi service

When packing up for the beach or park in Babylon this summer, don't forget the suntan lotion, lunch, a blanket—and your lap top. More...

Local folks in the NEWS

Amityville students celebrate Hispanic heritage

Edmund W. Miles Middle School students in the Amityville Public School District came together to celebrate the Hispanic heritage that is shared by many students in the district. More...

Amityville veteran gets a little cheer from Santa

Santa Claus, a/k/a, Bob Norman of Babylon, helped bring some cheer to the family of Iraq veteran Nicole Mallory, who was in rehabilitation at Southside Hospital on Christmas Day. Mallory served with the U.S. More...

 

People/Social

Northeast students participate in literacy day

Elementary school students from Los Angeles to Long Island, including those at Amityville's Northeast Elementary School, participated in a literacy day intended to encourage adults to read to as many children as possible in order to underscore the More...

Copiague Students Write "Letters to Santa" for a Good Cause

Students at Copiague Middle School participated in Macy's Make-A-Wish "Letter to Santa" program. Organized by Librarian Kristina Holzweiss, students who visited the library wrote letters to Santa. More...

Marines Conduct Clinic For Amityville Athletes

Amityville Memorial High School wrestling team members received a lesson in strength and focus when members of the United States Marine Corps Wrestling Team conducted a clinic for the rising athletes right in their own wrestling room. More...

Obituaries

Steven Vid, Co-Founder of Merlin Printing in Amityville

Treating people fairly and providing them with a service was the way Steven B. Vid ran his business, Merlin Printing, since 1963. More...

Alexander Giordano, longtime Amityville resident

Amityville resident Alexander S. Giordano died suddenly Dec. 14, 2008 at New Island Hospital in Bethpage. He was 52. He was born Sept. 7, 1956 in Bethpage to Alexander S. and Diana (Tranquilli) Giordano. He lived on Franklin Ave. More...

Susan Zingale, loving homemaker, at 94

Longtime Amityville resident Susan Zingale died Dec. 8, 2008 at Our Lady of Consolation Nursing Home in West Islip. She was 94. She was born Aug. More...

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