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January 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

MANA holds Unity Breakfast and MLK celebration

The Ministerial Alliance of North Amityville (M.A.N.A) held a Unity Day breakfast honoring the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. Theevent was held Sat., Jan. 16 at Circle of Love Ministry World­wide in Copiague. Guest speaker was Rev. More...

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Schools/Sports

Copiague School District to hold Kindergarten registration February 1-5

Kindergarten registration for the Copiague School District will be held at the District Administration Office, located in the Copiague Middle School, 2650 Great Neck Rd., from February 1 to 5, 9 to 11:30 a.m. More...

External Diploma Program

The External Diploma Program (EDP) offers adults 21 and over the opportunity to receive credit for their life experiences and earn a high school diploma from the West Babylon or Kings Park School Districts. More...

Copiague seniors recognized

On Dec. 2, two Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School seniors were presented with the New York State Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Suffolk Zone Award. Jessica A. More...

Library

At YourLibraryIt’s Happenin’

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 •A blood drive will be held today, Wed., Jan 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Richard Powell: Amityville Memorial H.S. Graduate, and U.S. Army Veteran, at 70 years old

Former longtime Amityville resident Richard “Dick” G. Powell died Dec. 4, 2009 at Hadlow Hospice in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 70 years old. More...

Donato (Don) Pescitelli, Amityville resident, served in WWII as a U.S. Navy Veteran

Don Pescitelli, who was born in Amityville and graduated from Amityville schools, died Jan. 4, 2010 in Tequesta, Florida where he lived for many years. He was 84 years old. More...

Betty Dailey: Amityville school district employee, loving mother

Former Amityville resident and Amityville School District employee Elizabeth M. “Betty” Dailey died Jan. 6, 2010 at Wayward Gardens in Camden, Maine after a period of declining health. She was 87. More...

Residents against two-family request

The Amityville Zoning Board of Ap­peals is considering a request by a hom­eowner, Lee Schneider, at 100 Richmond Ave., to maintain an accessory apartment and install a 6-foot fence. More...

AFD announces year-end roundup

Volunteers respond to more than 1,510 calls in 2009

The month of December was a busy one for Amityville firefight­ers who ended the year responding to more than 1,500 calls. It was the busiest year on record for the de­partment according to Amityville Fire Chief Harold Miller Jr. More...

 

People/Social

Folic Acid: The vitamin that helps prevent birth defects

Folic Acid: The vitamin Folic acid is a vitamin found in many foods and multivitamin supplements. It’s especially impor­tant for women who could become pregnant be­cause folic acid can help prevent birth defects. More...

The best things in life are often free-including eye exams

(NAPSA)-Sometimes, the best things in life are free. More...

Good Samaritan names Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center earned a designation as an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Eulogy for “Best In Shelter” Quinn: He never met you yet he loved you. Thisremark­able dog embodied un­conditional love and gratitude. More...

Events & Calendar

This Week’s events

THURSDAY, January 28 •Babylon Town Board of Appeals Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst. For info., call 957-7414. •Amityville Rotary Weekly Meeting: 8 a.m., Nautilus Diner, Merrick Road, Massapequa. More...

Good Sam’s Certified Home Health Care Agency earns prestigious award

Good Samaritan Hospital’s Certified Home Health Care Agency, providing nursing, therapy, social work, nutritional services, pastoral care and home health aide care to patients in their homes, earned recognition as a HomeCare Elite™ facili More...

Amityville Woman’s Club holds January meeting

TheAmityville Woman’s Club held its January meet ing Tues., Jan. 12 at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club. Grace was led by Barbara Lozier and Melanie Doerner led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance. This was a business meeting. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Residents should get involved in school budget process now

School districts are in the midst of putting together their 2010-2011 school budgets. As we do every year, we are reminding readers and members of the community that now is the time to get involved in the process. More...

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Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary

County should hire more probation officers yesterday!

Dear Editor: Regarding the Beacon’s recent article, “County seeks site for homeless sexual offenders” (January 14, 2010), that article provides further reason why County Executive Steve Levy and his supporters in the Legislatur More...

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