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August 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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CHAMBER INSTALLATION: Recently the Amityville Chamber of Commerce held its annual installation of officers. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Balto, the hero Husky who in January 1925 led the last life-saving leg of the six hundred mile diphtheria serum run from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska is immortalized in bronze in Central Park. More...

Library

Record LIBRARY

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 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...

Tanger Race/Walk to Benefit BBCC

On Sunday October 11, Tanger Outlets will be hosting its first “5K Run/Walk For A Cure,” benefiting the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition. The event takes place at TheArches, 152 TheArches Circle in Deer Park. More...

Chinese auction to be held Oct. 16

The West Islip Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is now selling tickets for its upcoming Chinese auction to be held Fri., Oct. 16. Call 631-669-7202 for tickets. More...

Sen. and Mrs. Owen Johnson welcome first grandchild

It’s a granddaughter for Senator Owen Johnson. New York State Sen. Owen Johnson and his wife Christel celebrate the birth of their first grandchild, Eliza Rita, who was born July 14, 2009. More...

Amityville softball team wins Bronze Medal in summer tournament games

The Amityville Majors softball team, which was undefeated this season, went on to play in the summer tournament, captur­ing the runners-up title in the Bronze Medal game. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Summer learning opportunities for Amityville students

The classrooms at Park Avenue Elementary School in the Amityville Public School District were abuzz this summer with students reading great books and focusing on mathematics concepts during the district’s ELA Academy for students in grades thre More...

Amityville students garner national recognition for PSAT scores

Each year, the National Achievement Scholarship Program honors aca­demically talented Black American high school students and provides scholarships for a substan­tial number of outstand­ing program participants. More...

Copiague's young scientists on display

In an effort to encourage student interest in science, Copiague’s Susan E. Wiley El­ementary School held its an­nual science fair. Students in fourth and fifth grade worked independently and in teams in preparation for the science fair. More...

Obituaries

Michael T. Rooney, Jr., a resident of North Amityville

Mr. Rooney of North Amityville was a former resident of Hicksville and a veteran of the National Guard. He was also retired from the New York City Transit Police, USPS and was a supervisor with Marshall Services. More...

Opinion

Public debate is healthy

Editorial

Theletters that appear on our opinion page this week and that have appeared over the past few weeks dealing with the health-care debate are an indication of the diversity of views and passion surrounding the issue na­tionwide. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Readers speak out on health-care issue

Dear Editor: Your editorial about healthcare is very appropriate. I have a question about it; when did our government ever administer any plan without making a complete mess of it? More...













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