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September 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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People/Social

TheAissa family announces the birth of their daughter

Matthew and Jacqueline Aissa, of Amity-ville, announce the birth of their daughter, Sarah Clare Aissa on Jan. 9, 2009. She was welcomed home by her sister Hannah Kath­leen, age four and her brother Ethan Fox, age two. More...

Amityville resident named as honoree for SBPLI Inc. awards gala

Veronica Henry, a resident of Amityville, will be honored at the School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) Second Annual Sixty over Sixty Awards Gala on Tuesday, November 10th at TheCrest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. “Dr. More...

Army National Guard promotions...

Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto, The Adju­tant General for the State of New York, announced the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capabilities for addi­tional responsibility and leadership. More...

Obituaries

Rose Lauder, charter member and Docent of Amityville Historical Society

When Bill Lauder was drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II, he left his hometown of Ami­tyville to serve his country and carried with him a picture of Rose Abby, a young woman from Copi­ague he had recently met. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Babylonians are green leaders across the country

Governor David A. Paterson signed into law a bill (A.8862 Sweeney/S.6073 Johnson), which specifically authorizes towns across the state to create home energy efficiency programs modeled after Babylon’s nationally recognized Green Homes Program. More...

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Public Commentary

Health-care issue needs to become part of a rational debate

Dear Editor: Each man’s interests are expressed by his values, his desires, his goals and their actual achievement. Therational man’s values depend on the judgment of his mind. More...

Copiague HS German Club holds reunion

Charter members of the Copiague High School performing German Club, which originally started in 1971, came together with their families and friends to celebrate 38 years of friendship at Belmont Lake State Park the weekend of Aug. 15-16. More...

Amityville student-athlete competes at Disney

Ariel Gordon, a senior at Amityville High School competed in the 2009 AAU National Championships at Disney Wide World of Sports in Florida. Ariel, a talented athlete, has many achievements. More...

 

9-11 Our Lost

Our Lost

We continue to mourn the loss of our residents, and those with ties to our community, who were killed in the terrorist attacks September 11, 2001, as well as those brave Americans who have lost their lives in defense of our country and in our nationa More...

Schools/Sports

Community’s pride: Our 2009 Scholars and Graduates

•Caitlin Rosser, of Amityville, a junior in American University’s Kogod School of Business in Washington, D.C., was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester. She is majoring in business administration. •Lonette F. More...

Fowl Ball!

Ducks adding talent late in season; hold 2nd place

As the season draws to a close, and the playoffs are within reach – at least as a wild card candidate – the Ducks are stocking up on talent for the remaining weeks. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

“If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and development.” —Aristotle 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...

Franciscan pet blessing Oct. 4

Br. Tom Carey, SSF, Pastor of St. Patrick’s Church, 305 Carll’s Path, Deer Park and a Franciscan Brother in the Society of Saint Francis, will bless pets and other animals the public cares to bring at St. More...

Music Socials seeks volunteers

Musicsocials@yahoo.com is seeking age 35 and over to volunteer to help form a cultural committee to run upcoming private dinner/karaoke socials. Dancers in country/ballroom will attend various halls. More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?












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