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January 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Deauville Gardens students write letters to vets

Students in Stacey Barrett and Lori Beloff’s third-grade class at Deauville Gardens Elementary School in Copiague participated in classroom activities leading up to Veterans Day as a way to honor and respect our nation’s veterans. More...

St. Mary's School winds up year with tour and holiday trips

Students in St. Mary’s School in Amityville went on a tour of the Amityville Fire Depart­ment and learned about fire safety. More...

Temple Sinai offers religious school

Temple Sinai of Massapequa and Amityville began religious school on Sept. 13. Religious school is held on Sundays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and there is still room for your child. More...

Events & Calendar

Bay Village Civic Auction Sunday

The Bay Village Civic Association invites you to attend The Third Annual Chinese auction/brunch at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club, Unqua Place, Amityville, Sun., Jan. 24, noon. More...

This Week’s events

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...

Alzheimer support group held at Our Lady of Consolation Rehabilitative Care Center

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center, 111 Beach Dr., West Islip, is offering Alzheimer support group meetings. More...


Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON ACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARD Pursuant to provisions of Local Law # 9 of the Babylon Town Code, notice is hereby given that the Town of Babylon Accessory Apartment Review Board will hold a Public Hea More...

In the News

Police seek public's help in North Amityville shooting

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. in the parking lot of Andpress Plaza, North Ami­tyville. More...

New website provides help for Long Island's uninsured

Uninsured Long Islanders now have access to an im­proved, user-friendly bilingual website to help them en­roll in Medicaid, Family Health Plus, and Child Health Plus, the public insurance programs offered by the State. More...



Couple engages in memories of the past as they look to the future

Ten years ago, James (Jimmy) Dolan asked Courtney Treacy to dance at her Sweet Sixteen party, which was held at LaGrange Inn in West Islip. More...

Babylon soldier rescues dog in Iraq; brings him home

Apparently man’s best friend is just that, regardless of what area of the world you find yourself in. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Quinn” an emaciated English Setter found wandering by Animal Care & Control in the Bronx the day afterChristmas wins “Best In Shelter”. Hands down. More...


Francoise Jaycox, business owner and resident of Amity Harbor

Former Massapequa Park resident, Francoise Jaycox, who operated a business selling and repairing cash registers, died Jan. 3, 2010. She was 82 years old and the mother of five. More...



After listening to significant public opposition to County needs new plan

After listening to significant public opposition to a proposal to house sex offenders who have completed their jail sentences in trailers at a location in Babylon Town, the county threw up its hands and scrapped the plan. It shouldn’t have. More...


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Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary

State cuts are short-term solutions and long-term problems

Dear Editor: Governor David Paterson missed yet another opportunity in his State of the State address to set an environmental agenda that would create jobs and protect our State’s parks, trails and green spaces. More...


Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?

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