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January 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Religious leaders gather in Amity

A Fellowship Breakfast, hosted by the Ministerial Alliance of North Amityville and vicinity, was held in November at Vittorio's Restaurant. Attending the event were religious leaders from many of the local churches and organizations. More...

Neighborly warmth during a cold blizzard

Friendly Bay Village Sterling Place residents, Tony Hollander and Carol Prehoda, take a break from snow clearing to greet their neighbors, Bob, Lisa, and Sophia Rose Castiglione. More...

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Joanne Anderson’s PETS, PETS ,PETS

“You ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog, cryin’ all the time. You ain’t never caught a rabbit and you ain’t no friend of mine.”- Elvis Presley to Sherlock the Basset Hound on “The Steve Allen Show” More...


Dorothy Wrage, church volunteer, at 82

Longtime Amityville resident, Dorothy “Dot” I. Wrage, who was active in the First United Methodist Church, died Dec. 8, 2009 at Daleview Nursing Center in Farmingdale. She was 82. More...



Residents should take reasonable approach to sewer hookup mandates

A group of residents living within the Town of Babylon but outside of the Southwest Sewer District (SWSD) have formed an organization to represent their interests as more and more pres­sure is put on that facility. More...


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Everyone should believe in a higher power

Dear Editor: Thisis an open letter to atheists and non-believers. You may not believe in God or a higher power, but you cannot deny that miracles are taking place every day. Surely you cannot say that they are just a coincidence. More...

Police seek public's help

Investigation underway in shooting death

Suffolk County Police are asking the public for help in solving the shooting death of a North Amityville man. The shooting took place Tues., Jan. 12 at 11:15 p.m. More...

Bellone, Henry and Quirk take oaths of office

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Last week, Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone, who was reelected in November, took the oath of office. His wife was at his side with his youngest daughter. More...

New group presses for residential sewer hookups

Hoping not to flush away a 30-year dream, a new group, Concerned Citizens for Sewers, have become advocates for those homeowners who want to hook into the South­west Sewer District, including some residents who live in North Amityville. More...

Christopher Roth , Amityville Girls Varsity Soccer Coach, named Coach of the Year

The Amityville School District announced that the Suffolk County Coaches Association named Girls Varsity Soccer Coach Christopher Roth League 8 Coach of the Year. More...



Amityville Soccer team enters annual Turkey Bowl

Sunday 11/29/09. U-10 Travel

Thegirls U-10 Rockets capped off a great season by entering the annual Turkey Bowl soccer tournament in East Northport.The Rockets continued their winning ways by dominating the tournament and winning 3 out of the 4 games that they played.The Rocket More...

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This Week’s events

THURSDAY, January 7 •Amityville Rotary Weekly Meeting: 8 a.m., Nautilus Diner, Merrick Road, Massapequa. For info., 631-264-0300. Thepresident is Linda Thompson. •Kiwanis Club of Amityville Weekly Meeting: Time and locations vary. More...

Babylon sponsoring annual Black History month event in February

Vendors are needed for the 22nd Annual Black History Month Program, sponsored by supervisor Steven Bellone and the Town of Babylon Department of Human Services, to be held Sat., Feb. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Eucharistic Ministers needed

Our Lady of Consolation, a 450-bed nursing and rehabilitative care center located at 111 Beach Drive in West Islip, NY, currently seeks compassionate individuals willing to volunteer their time as Eucharistic Ministers. More...


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