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March 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Broadlawn conducting survey on needs of the aged

Through a community-wide survey, Broadlawn Manor would like to begin to identify the needs of those over the age of 55 living in the community, as well as any barriers to their full community participation and wellness. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Farmingdale College to close its pool as cost-cutting measure

Local swim teams left high and dry as coaches scramble for alternate sites

Within two years, Farmingdale State College’s pool, which is used by many local swim clubs and school teams, will be closed. More...

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 March 14 and 21 and April 11. 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...

Ukrainian egg painting workshop offered March 27

A workshop in the art of Pysanky, Ukrainian egg painting, will be held at the Circle Gallery of the Amityville Artists Circle, 186 Broadway, Amityville, Sat., March 27 at noon. The cost is $20 per person which includes all materials. More...

Snow Day!

Nicholas, Claire and Vincent De Marco, residents ENTERTAINMENT of Amityville and students of St. Martin of Tours Ad Size: 5.875” X ENTERTAINMENT School, celebrate Section: a snow day. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SPECIAL DISTRICT MEETING ON March 16, 2010 AMITYVILLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TOWNS OF BABYLON, SUFFOLK COUNTY AND OYSTER BAY, NASSAU COUNTY, STATE OF NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a resolution of the Board of Educati More...

Village approves limited cabaret license for "troublesome" El Rodeo bar

A limited, six-month cabaret license was approved by the Amityville Village Board for Ana and Edgar Reyes of El Rodeo, a bar restaurant at 528-30 Broadway, after the Village officials said they continued to be concerned about the operation of that b More...

St. Martin students celebrate Chinese New Year

Kristen Hayes, the parent of a student who attends St. Martin of Tours School in Amityville, spoke to several classes about Chinese New Year. The students participated in a lion dance, which is done to bring good luck and fortune. More...

Copiague honors women in sports

To commemorate National Girls and Women in Sports Day, the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School Booster Club presented a plaque to long-time Copiague resident and ardent supporter of the girls varsity basketball team Dollie Calandrino. More...

 

People/Social

Our community. Our people. All local.

Amityville youngsters discuss how to become responsible young adults at Project Morry meeting

On Jan. 11, more than 20 Project Morry participants, ages nine to 13, gathered at the United North Amityville Youth Organization, Amityville to discuss how personal responsibility is the key to success. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Dogs, cats and even horses are innocent victims of the economic downturn too. Yet Pet Peeves, Inc. “the voice of Long Island animals” continues to speak up for them. More...

Health and wellness program to be offered this spring

The Babylon Seventh-day Adventist Church will be holding a health and wellness program in the spring. Creation Health is an eight-week series on lifestyle change utilizing a mixed format of DVD presentations, slide lectures and group interaction. More...

Mercy Inn needs volunteers

The Mercy Inn Soup Kitchen of Wyandanch is in need of a volunteer to coordinate a team of volunteers on Fridays. The duty would be to assure the day runs smoothly. A few daily volunteers for Wednesday and Friday are also needed. More...

Obituaries

Connor McCarthy, 19, lifelong Amityville resident

Lifelong Amityville resident Connor Gill McCarthy died Jan. 31, 2010 at his home. He was 19. More...

Opinion

TheCensus: fillit out and mail it back for your community

By mid-March, residents will be receiving their 2010 Census forms and we’d like to impress upon our readers the importance of filling out the form and returning it in a timely manner. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

The business of government should be open

Dear Editor: On Feb. 25, while walking to the informal meeting called the Health Care Reform Summit, a reporter asked President Obama a few quick questions. After answering, he added, “I always have a plan.” More...

Poll

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