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February 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Martin's school earns Energy Star award

St. Martin of Tours School in Amityville was rec­ognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an Energy Star building. Thanks to the ef­forts More...

W.B. community comes together to find answers, solutions

At Our Lady of Grace R.C. Church in West Babylon, there is room at the inn. The church has opened its doors to house the 300 students and staff of South Bay Elementary School following the firethat destroyed the school last week. More...

Echoes of yesteryear whisper as Old Town Hall is restored

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Taking down the makeshift sheetrock and panel­ing in the Old Town Hall reveals the beautiful, origi­nal architecture and, for anyone who listens, there is the distinct sound of history whispering a sigh of relief. More...

Special Sections

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567 •The Amityville Public Library will be offering Income Tax preparation as­sistance free of charge, Sundays, 1:30 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 28; March 14 and 21 and April 11. More...

Obituaries

Rosemary Wood of Amityville, Le Bourget Alliance member

Longtime Amityville resident and active community member Rosemary Wood died Jan. 26, 2010 at her home. She was 92 and had lived in her South Bayview Avenue home for 90 years. She was born Jan. 15, 1918 in Brooklyn to Alexander C. and Grace E. More...

Johanna Csercsevits, Amityville resident

Amityville resident Johanna Csercsevits died Jan. 18, 2010 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. She was 89. She was born May 23, 1920 in Yugoslavia to Anthony and Magdalena (Koenig) Csercsevits. More...

Jeanne Elizabeth Reese, Amityville resident, employee at A. Holly Patterson Health Care Home

Jeanne Elizabeth Reese, a resident of Amityville, died Feb. 14, 2010 at the age of 59. She had battled lung cancer for six months. Mrs. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK ACTION TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE INDEX NO.: 20868/09 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. RUHALUZZAMAN CHOUDHURY, Defendant(s). More...

Guv proposes to link real property tax break to school tax levy

Funds would come from projected savings in state budget

A plan to bring what he termed “real tax relief for New Yorkers,” was proposed recently by Gov. David Paterson as part of his new budget and is under review by he legislature. More...

Community comes together to fight street and gang violence

Twenty-five years ago, residents of North Amityville were being held hostage by incidents of violence that had become a daily part of their lives. More...

South Bay Elementary School destroyed by fire; cause not yet known

The smell of fire permeated the air for blocks, and even more than ten hours after a blaze destroyed the South Bay Elementary School in West Babylon, the smell hung heavy in the air. More...

Amityville man charged with stealing poor boxes

Nassau County Police arrested Mark Spruill, 43, of Amityville and charged him with burglarizing the Chapel at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 379 Linden St. More...

 

Events & Calendar

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...

Last Hope Bowl-a-thon fundraiser Sunday, February 28th

Last Hope Animal Rescue’s annual Bowl-a-thon will be held at Massapequa Bowl, 4235 Merrick Road from 3:30 to 6 pm on Sun.,February 28, 2010. Support our foster animals while having a good time. More...

Benefit concert for Haiti relief March 4

West Babylon High School will be hosting a benefit concert for Haiti relief, Thurs., March 4, 7 p.m. with a snow date of March 11. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

ASD taking responsible route

Residents in the Amityville School District went through some difficult times ten years ago when they approved millions of dollars in spending to reno­vate the historical Park Avenue School. More...

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Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary

Writer: Contact state lawmakers to protect Long Island’s parks and beaches

Dear Editor: Albany is playing games again, and it looks like those of us who enjoy our State Parks might be the losers! More...

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