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February 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Forensics comes to AMHS

Real-world learning is at its best at Amityville Memorial High School in Andrew Henriksen’s forensic science classes. More...

Suffolk Police caution about latest scam

The Suffolk County Police Department’s Identity Theft Unit is warning residents of an e-mail phishing scam that has been reported in Suffolk County. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Valentines Day is just around the corner. What gift did you get your dog? Forget chocolate. It is toxic to them. More...

Events & Calendar

Frank Buck’s Zoo to be celebrated at Lauder Museum Sun., Feb. 21

The Amityville Historical Society is holding an Open House at The Lauder Museum Sun., Feb. 21. The new case that houses the model of Frank Buck Zoo will be dedicated. More...

Upcoming deadline for tax exemptions

Angie Carpenter, Suffolk County Treasurer, advises residents that all property tax exemption applications are due to your local tax assessor by March 1st each year. More...

Good Sam Blood Drive to take place Feb. 23

Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Hwy., West Islip, will hold Double Red Blood Cell Drive and Blood Drive., Tues, Feb. 23, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the main lobby. Mobile units will be in the main parking lot. More...

Opinion

Way to go in the snow

With a major storm heading our way, our thoughts are turning to those who will be out in the midst of it, protecting the public, caring for the sick and injured, clearing the roadways, delivering the mail and ensuring that the things that must be do More...

Identify yourself, please

We receive numerous letters to the editor that raise interesting and important points of view and would love to be able to print and share them with our readers. More...

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Berkshire Nursing Home employees call—and then call off—strike

Health benefits at heart of contract dispute

An ongoing contract dispute between Berkshire Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center and its employees led to a call for a three-day strike at the 175 bed nursing home in West Babylon. More...

In the News

Village Board meets...

At a recent Village meeting, the Board of Trustees: •approved a renewal of a cabaret license for Michael O’Donnell of Toomey’s Tavery, 251 S. Ketcham Ave., upon recommendations of the Village Building Inspector John Lauria; More...

Bay Village Civic holds annual fundraiser

The Bay Village Civic Association held its annual luncheon and fundraiser at Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club Sun., Jan. 24. Approximately 125 people attended and enjoyed a brunch and Chinese Auction. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Copiague students compete in "The Challenge"

On Thurs. Nov. 19, the Walter G. More...

Amityville Public School students get a lesson in the law from the tale of Goldilocks

Fifth-grade students in Ms. Thorn’s and Ms. Sohm’s classes at Park Avenue Elementary School in the Amityville Public School District learned the basics of the judicial system by performing The Trial of Goldilocks. More...

Fourth graders visit residents of the Dominican Village in Amityville

Fourth graders in Peggy Murphy’s and Roseann Libretto’s classes at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School in Copiague, hosted a visit for residents of the Dominican Village in Amityville who are veterans of the United States Armed Forces. More...

Obituaries

Eugene Gibney, former Amity VFW Post Commander

Longtime North Amityville resident and former Amityville VFW Post Commander, Eugene C. Gibney, died Jan. 20, 2010 at his home in East Patchogue. He was 90 years old. “My dad loved Amityville,” said his daughter, Sharon Rogers. More...

Audrey Breen O’Connor, lifelong Amityvillian

Lifelong Amityville resident and loving mother Audrey Breen O’Connor died on Jan. 19, 2010 after a brief illness. She was born Jan. 26, 1922 in Amityville to Mildred King Drake, also a lifelong Amtyvillian. More...













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