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September 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Fowl Ball!

Lew Ford signed by Reds

In a move that should not surprise many, Lew Ford’s contract was picked up by the Cincin­nati Reds organiza­tion. He has been assigned to their Triple-A affiliate. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Many good things happen behind the scenes at Long Island municipal shelters. Too oftenthe public only hears from the critics, or the self-proclaimed crusaders who pretend to spend time there. More...


It's back to business after a summer break

This week marks the annual rite of heading back to school. It also marks the unofficial end of summer and the beginning of that time of year when we have to rejoin the routine of daily living. More...

An anniversary and enduring sadness

This week also marks the 8th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. It seems both so long ago and so recent; the horror is mostly gone, replaced now with an enduring sadness and a constant reminder of life’s fragility. More...


Full Story

St. Martin of Tours students produce heritage video

The teachers and students at St. Martin of Tours School in Amityville received a New York State Grant for a proj­ect entitled “Finding Their Voices”. More...

Babylon Town honors resident Myra Schatz

For all the days that Myra Schatz worked hard to build up her community, the Babylon Town Super­visor Steve Bellone decided to give her a day of her own. The Babylon Town Board passed a resolution authorizing August 9, 2009 as Myra Schatz Day. More...



DAR holds annual luncheon

Members of Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter National Society Daughters of the Ameri­can Revolution (NSDAR) enjoyed their an­nual luncheon on June 18 at the Southward Ho Country Club in Bay Shore. More...

Timothy Jacobsen of Amityville receives NYMEA scholarship

Timothy Jacobsen, of Amityville, recent­ly received a scholarship from the Grand Lodge and Trustees of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York and is shown accepting the scholarship. More...

Events & Calendar

Register for free young boaters class offered this fall

Jones Beach Power Squad­ron offers its Young Boater’s class for free and Amer­ica’s Boating class for a fee of $60 for ma­terials. Reg­istration will be held Wed., Sept. 16, 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Town of Oyster Bay’s Marjorie R. More...


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...

Amityville Historical Society celebrates 100th anniversary of the Cross Island Trolley

On Aug. 25, the Amityville Historical Society, along with the Lindenhurst and Babylon Village Historical Societies, celebrated the anniversary of the Cross Island Trolley’s first trip to Huntington. More...


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