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June 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

ASD replaces Northwest Principal; rumors circulate about incident that led to change

In what came as a surprise move to many, the Amityville School District replaced Stacey Fischer, the principal at the Northwest Elementary School, effective Monday, June 15. More...

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Schools/Sports

Ducks keep rolling in mid June

Estee Harris hit his second grand slam of the season against Newark, Sunday, June 14. The Ducks won, 17-6, and swept the veteran-stacked Bears. At press-time, the Ducks were 26- 23 and in second place in the Atlantic League's Liberty Division. More...

Obituaries

John D. Cutillo: carpenter & lifelong Amityville resident

Lifelong Amityville resident and Island-wide carpenter John D. Cutillo died June 3, 2009. He was 68 and was a sailboat enthusiast. More...

Ruth Winn: loving Amityville mother

Longtime Amityville resident and loving mother Ruth I. Winn died May 24, 2009 at New Island Hospital in Bethpage. She was 81. She was born on April 1, 1928 in Riverhead to Fletcher and Elizabeth (Banks) Booker. More...

Wesley Junker: longtime Copiague resident

Longtime Copiague resident and loving family man, Wesley Frederick Junker died May 29, 2009 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. He was 93. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF SUFFOLK AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff against HIPOLITO RODRIGUEZ, et al Defendant(s). Pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered on January 23, 2009. More...

Neighbor dispute spills over into Village Board meeting

A party at a home on South Bayview Avenue that got a little out of hand, as well as other issues, brought residents of that area to a recent Village Board meeting. They want the Village to assist them in resolving some of their complaints. More...

Lauder recognized by Amityville Village

Amityville resident and local historian Bill Lauder was recently recognized by the Amityville Village Board for his commitment to the Village and to the Amityville Village Historical Society. More...

Park Avenue students win ATA awards

Nicole Fogle, right, and Dahlia Mallebranche, left, 5th grade students at Park Avenue School are shown here with their classroom teachers Mrs. Karonous and Ms. More...

 

People/Social

Lessons from Hurricanes Past and Present at Republic Airport in Farmingdale

With the 2009 hurricane season approaching, Republic Airport in Farmingdale became a classroom for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) hurricane experts who brought their biggest hurricane hunter aircraft to convince Long Islande More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

A "Grim" but true feline fairy tale "Once upon a time on a far away long island there were two towns named Hempstead. Both towns had plenty of homeless cats. 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...

Exhibition baseball June 25 and 26

Two exhibition baseball games will be held between the Long Island Storm team and the US Army Team, Thurs., June 25 and Fri., June 26 at Farmingdale State Stadium, 2350 Broad Hollow Road, Farmingdale, off Route 110. The gates open at 5:30 p.m. More...

BHS Class of 1959 reunion July, 2009

TheBabylon High School Class of 1959 will be holding its 50th reunion. There will be a tour of the high school on Friday afternoon and the dinner will be held that evening at the Irish Coffee Pub in Islip on July 12. More...

Opinion

Out of session also means out of our pocketbooks

Awaiting action by the New York State Senate, which is embroiled in a power struggle and at last report is still in a deadlock, are bills that would increase taxes on the purchase of cigarettes in Nassau and Suffolk counties; reauthorize a hotel-mo More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Thestar we have almost forgotten

We thought we recognized that large, luminous light in the sky yesterday. Historical astronomers tell us it is the sun and that before this year's spring and summer seasons, it was a regular presence in our world, bringing us light and warmth. More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?












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