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September 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Pets, Pets, Pets

“Feed me!” It’s the “purrfect” ploy. Cats may not do what we want them to do, but they are vocally adept at manipulating us to do what they want, espe­cially when it comes to provid­ing room service. More...

Events & 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...

Babylon Pet Fair coming to Tanner Park Saturday, Sept. 26th

B.A.A.R.C, Babylon Animal Adoption and Rescue Center and Buddy Cares present the first Town of Babylon Pet Fair to be held Sat., Sept. 26, 1 to 4 p.m. at Tanner Park, Copiague. More...

Good Sam offers lecture on cancer detection Sept. 26

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center will host a lecture entitled Early Detection is Your Best Protection, Sat. Sept. 26. More...

Amityville Police hold emergency drill at AMHS

The Amityville Police Department, under the direction of Chief Dobby, recently teamed up with Amityville Memorial High School to conduct an active shooter drill in the high school. More...

Town to use predator carp in waterways to reel in pesky pond weed

Richard Nicewicz, 72, sails very small boats but has a big problem: pond weeds. Every week, Nicewicz used to race his remote-control sailboat at Babylon Town Hall Pond. More...



Amityville Warriors fall to Panthers in hard-fought game

The Babylon Panthers faced off against the Ami­tyville Warriors last Friday night at Williams Field in Babylon. It was a hard-fought battle between the Bab­ylon’s Big Cats and the Warrior Wall. This time, the Cats won. More...

Ducks win Ferry Cup

With a 6-1 win over the Bridgeport Bluefish on Sunday, September 13, the Ducks captured the first Ferry Cup – an annual season-long contest between both teams. TheDucks won 11 of the 20 meetings. More...


Philip Hartten: 23-year Amity Harbor resident

Longtime Amity Harbor resident and loving family man Philip C. Hartten died Aug. 23, 2009. He would have been 76 years old the next day. “Philip was a gentle, caring man,” said his wife of almost 29 years, Judith P. More...



September 28th is take-your-child-to-the-dinner-table day, an event designed to help parents recog­nize the value and importance of sitting down with their children over a meal. More...


by Kevin Eastwood
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Health-care debate raises serious questions

Dear Editor, Mr. Hessing uses a very valid viewpoint in stating, decisions should be made with rational judgment of the mind and not on feeling, emotion or whim. More...


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