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January 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Local folks in the news

The Amityville Artists Circle has been invited by Michael Esposito, owner of the storefront at the southwest corner of Oak Street and Broadway in Amityville, to display artwork in its windows. More...

Car dealership closes; leaves consumers out thousands

Several consumers, including one from Connecticut, have reported to the Amityville Village Police Department, that they have lost thousands of dollars as a result of the sudden closing of a local car dealership. More...

Police: No skating on thin ice

During the latest cold snap residents have observed and reported that youngsters were attempting to skate on the ice at Peterkin Park. Police were called and either chased the youngsters or found that they had fled before they arrived. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

With the inauguration of our new President and the wave of hopeful change sweeping our nation, I'd like to spotlight ongoing positive trends in our Long Island town shelters that are already set in motion. 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...

Good Samaritan hosting Stranger Safety puppet show

Good Samaritan Hospital is hosting a Stranger Safety Puppet Show, Jan. 29, 6 to 8 p.m., in the hospital's Guild Conference Center. It is for parents and children of all ages. Refreshments and giveaways. Space is limited. More...

Town assessor extends hours through March 2

Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone announced today that the Town Assessor's office will extend its hours of operation beginning Monday, February 2, 2009. Office hours will be from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. More...

Opinion

A case of kindness

Editorial

Thank you to the many readers who responded to the ad in our newspapers for their used suitcases. More than 100 carrying bags and suitcases arrived at our offices and have been delivered to the Department of Social Services. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Writer provides another view of President Bush's administration

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: Ernest A. Howell says that "one of your readers thinks that my support of him is over the top." (See Public Commentary 1-21-09). Actually more than one, including myself. Mr. More...

ASD looks at new grade configuration plan for district's 6th and 9th graders

Amityville School Superintendent John Williams will be reaching out to the community to open a dialogue between the district and residents about a proposal to move 9th graders from the high school and into a 9th grade academy at the Middle School a More...

Sgt. Thompson gets a salute on his retirement

The Amityville Village Police Department gave Sgt. Ernie Thompson a ceremonial "walk out" on the steps of the new Village Hall Tues., Jan. 20. Thompson retired after 30 years of service to Amityville. Photo by Joe Turner More...

Former Amityville resident and AHS grad tapped for Mayor's post in Brookville

Caroline Z. Bazzini, who was born in Amityville and graduated from Amityville Mermorial High School, was sworn in as the first woman mayor of Brookville, Sun., Jan. 11. She is the daughter of the late Frances Zimmermann and lived on Bayview Avenue. More...

Store Break-in

Sometime during the late night or early morning hours of Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 17 and 18, someone threw a large concrete block through the windows of the Broadway Convenience store at 250 Sterling Pl., Amityville. More...

 

People/Social

Locals celebrate inauguration of President Obama

On Tues., Jan. 20, President Barack Obama took the oath of office in an historical inauguration ceremony that was celebrated throughout Amityville, the town, the country and the world. More...

St. Martin's boys B'ball beats St. William's powerhouse team

The St. Martin's boys 8th grade basketball team continues to roll. On Sunday, January 18, the Blue Thunder took on unbeaten powerhouse St. William's of Seaford. More...

Obituaries

William Rice: Amityville-area contractor & volunteer

Vietnam War veteran and former longtime Amityville contractor William B. Rice died Dec. 5, 2008 at the Long Island State Veterans Home in Stony Brook. He was 67. More...

CORRECTION :

Alexander Giordano,whose obituary ran in the Jan. 21, 2009 edition, also leaves behind his great niece Alyssa Baule. More...

Gertrude Guenther: Globe Trotter, loving mother

Loving family matriarch and avid world traveler Gertrude Guenther died on Dec. 25, 2008 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She was 90 and had gifted her children with adventures of a lifetime with trips all over the world. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices Your right to know

SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF SUFFOLK WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR ABFC 2004-OPT5 TRUST, ABFC ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-OPT5, Plaintiff against THELMA BLAIR; JAMAL BLAIR, et al Defendant(s). 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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