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December 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

St. William’s first-graders honor veterans

Ms. Cromarty’s first grade class at St. William the Abbot School in Seaford made soldiers to honor our Veterans. Thestudents discussed family members that were Veterans and shared stories of honor and pride from days gone past More...

Scholars in the news...

•Allan Novohatski, of Copiague, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts. More...

Amityville’s Northeast Elementary School is sparking a love of reading

Students arrived with their parents at Amityville’s Northeast Elementary School in a vast array of costumes, including policemen, fairy princesses, wrestling champs, and witches, but their purpose was the same – to celebrate a love of rea 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...

Amityville women’s club holds meeting

The monthly meeting of The Amityville Woman’s Club was held Nov. 10 at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club. President Mary Ann Costa welcomed everyone notice that they would have their Thanksgiving meal followed by an arts and crafts project. More...

2009-2010 Real Property Tax due Jan. 11, 2010

Suffolk County Treasurer Angie Carpenter reminds all property owners that if you have not received your 2009-2010 Real Property Tax Statement, you are still responsible for its payment. More...

Mittens of mercy

The Sisters of Mercy and the Sisters of St. More...

Babylon Town decorates holiday tree with honor; residents asked to submit photos of veterans

Babylon Town Councilwoman Ellen McVeety has decorated the Babylon Town Hall Christmas tree a bit differently this year. More...

 

People/Social

Scott Johnson graduates U.S. Naval Training

Pat and Ed Johnson, of Johnson’s florist in Amityville, announce the graduation of their son, Scott Johnson from the United States Naval Training Center in the Great Lakes, Illinois, where he successfully completed eight weeks of boot camp. More...

Welcoming the Christ Child into every home is long-held Hispanic tradition

Just as Joseph and Mary were looking for shelter before Jesus’ birth, Julietta Mieles reenacts that scene with her family and community each year. More...

The Lauritanos of Massapequa celebrate an Italian-style Christmas Eve

Rachelina Lauritano of Massapequa, and her family continue a tradition that goes back three generations, and she said she decided to share it with our readers this year. Here's what she writes: More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

by Joanne Anderson The calamity behind this Christmas column started a month ago. More...

Obituaries

Viola Lottman-Radzow:

Amityville School Nurse

Longtime Amityville resident and school nurse Viola Lottman-Radzow died Nov. 25, 2009 in Stuart, Florida. She was 96 and was a spirited character who loved life and children, according to her family. “She loved being a mother and grandmother. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Thetrue spirit of Christmas is upon us

The gifts are wrapped and beneath the tree; the walk is shoveled and the hot apple cider is sending wafts of warmth and sweetness throughout the house. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

We need sewer hookups for homeowners, not special interests

Dear Editor: The owner of the proposed Heartland Town Square project has contributed over $90,000 to the campaign funds of political parties and elected officials. Please see the attached. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?












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