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March 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Anthony Noto, the people's politician, dies at 71

Anthony Noto was a political lightning rod who will likely be best remembered for helping to carve out the identity of the Suffolk County Legislature, and weeding out the corruption of the Southwest Sewer District project. More...

Transportation deadline April 1

The deadline for applying for transportation to private or parochial schools for the 2009/2010 school year must be made with the Amityville Union Free School District, Board of Education, transportation office no later than 4 p.m. on April 1, 2009. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Usually dogs get all the credit for being pet psychics. Supposedly some predict seizures, insulin shock, or heart attacks; others find malignancies. One nursing home cat named Oscar has got them all beat. 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...

MHS Class of 1984 plans reunion

Plans are being made for the 25 year reunion for Massapequa High School's Class of 1984. The reunion will take place on June 13 . Thedaytime event is at Wantagh Park and the evening event is at Mulcahy's in Wantagh. More...

St. Martin's students learn respectful responses

St. Martin of Tours School in Amityville had a guest speaker come in to talk with the students. Colleen Merlo is the director of Suffolk County Mental Health; she spoke with the students about respect and how it begins with self. More...

Opinion

Opinion: Tax relief should not come at expense of health-care workers

Governor Paterson's decision to use some of New York's $12 billion dollars in federal Medicaid funding to eliminate proposed taxes on such purchases as salon services, digital downloads, movie tickets, and non-diet soda is designed in his words "to More...

To all public officials: Spend no more!

Editorial

We have been attending the budget meetings for our local school districts in both Nassau and Suffolk counties over the last few weeks and recognize the tough spot school officials and taxpayers find themselves in this year. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

It's Imbert, Ubert, and Johnson after tough campaign

When the numbers for the first two election districts were called in to John (Micky) McDonough, the campaign manager for Mayor Peter T. Imbert, they showed the longtime Mayor trailing behind his opponent, Jim Carbone. More...

ASD settles Park Avenue lawsuits for $2.5M

Amityville School District taxpayers are recouping $2.5 million for the $22.2 million renovations project for the Park Avenue Memorial School. More...

Suffolk Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation delivers petitions to Albany

Suffolk Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation (SROTB) delivered over 2,000 personally signed letters to elected and appointed officials in Albany on March 4th. Governor David Paterson; John Sabini, Chairman of the NYS Racing and Wagering Board; J. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Town Celebrates Black History Month 2009

The Black History Month celebration in the Town of Babylon this year was one that marked major achievements in racial equality. More...

Library

Record LIBRARY

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567 •The National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. New York Chapter will provide free income tax preparation at the Library., Sundays March 15 and 29, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Edward J. Peterson, Good Samaritan Hospital administrator

Edward J. Peterson, of Clinton, NY, the first lay administrator of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, NY, passed away suddenly at his son's home in Brooksville, FL, from complications with emphysema. He was 82. More...

Louis Coletto: lovingly raised by Amityville Village

Longtime Amityville resident Louis Coletto died Feb. 19, 2009 in Southside Hospital in Bay Shore. He was 56 years old. He was born Feb. 11, 1953 to Madeline L. (Evento) and Albert J. , the youngest of four children, he grew up on Bayview Avenue. More...

Evelyn Webster at 103, volunteer and retired Amityville educator

Longtime Amityville resident and active volunteer Evelyn Nash Webster died Feb. 14, 2009 at Broadlawn Manor in Amityville. The well-known community member was 103. She was born April 10, 1905 in Elnora, New York to Andrew L. and Florence A. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS FORMERLY KNOWN AS BANKER`S TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE AND CUSTODIAN; Plaintiff(s) vs. BILLY G. More...

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