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March 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Rockets win Kings Park Winter Classic

The Amityville girls U-10 Rockets won the Kings Park Winter Classic Indoor Soccer Tournament Feb. 17, held in Brentwood. Thegirls played and won all four games, which included a final Championship game against host Kings Park. More...

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Schools/Sports

Copiague students compete and win

Students at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School recently competed in the Distributive Education Club of America (D.E.C.A.) Regional Competition. More...

St. Martin students enjoy a day of fantasy

St. Martin of Tours School students enjoyed a Fantasy Day. The nursery through kindergarten classes came to school in their pajamas ready to board The Polar Express. More...

Character Counts! at Park Ave. Elementary

The halls of Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School in the Amityville Public School District were dotted with a multitude of primary colors as students dressed in the tone of their favorite pillar of character, each of which symbolizes either trustw 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. THURSDAY, March 18 More...

Seminar for women regarding divorce offered March 20

A divorce seminar for women who are contemplating or going through a divorce will be held Sat., March 20, 10 a.m. to noon at the Babylon Masonic Lodge 793 F & AM, 250 West Main St., Babylon. The speaker will be Marjorie G. Adler, Esq. More...

Long Island travel guide available

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney has announced that the 2010 Long Island Travel Guide is now available. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Our real power is in people

There we were, sitting in our homes without electricity and bemoaning our state. What would we do without television? How could we style our hair without a blow dryer. More...

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Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary

State of U.S. infrastructure is shameful

Dear Editor: That narrowly-averted “catastrophic failure” faced by the Queensboro Bridge in the late 1970s (The Story of this Country’s Bridges spans History, Feb. More...

Police seek witnesses to fatal MVA in Copiague March 9

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian in Copiague last week. More...

Celebrating the success of Strive for 85 at AMHS

Eighty-six Amityville Memorial High School juniors have achieved mastery-level scores on the New York State English Regents Exam by achieving an 85 percent or higher. More...

Kiwanis Achievement Awards available

The Amityville Kiwanis Club is encouraging all high school seniors residing within the Amityville School District to apply for the Amityville Kiwanis Club Achievement Award. More...

 

People/Social

Lou Howard of Amityville to be honored by F’dale College Alumni

Lou Howard, a former chair of the Farmingdale State College Aviation Department will be honored as Alumnus of the Year at the College’s Alumni Awards Dinner on Fri., March 26, at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The “Quinn plot” thickens. Quinn was a wonderful English Setter rescued from the city shelter. We knew him less than a month before his kidneys succumbed to untreated Lyme disease. More...

Pets for Adoption

“Bradley” ~ Pit mix. 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 21 and April 11. Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 More...

Obituaries

Walter Dibbins: College professor and L.I. weather observer member

Former college professor and avid weather observer Walter N. Dibbins of Massapequa died Feb. 1, 2010. He was 86. Mr. Dibbins was a 30-year member of the Long Island Weather Observers Club who helped the groundhog see his shadow this year. More...

Audrey Daley, former Amityville resident, loving mother of eight

Former Amityville resident Audrey O. Daley died Feb. 1, 2010 in Manitou Springs, Colorado. She was 84 and had dedicated her life to caring for her family. More...

George “Clint” Kirwin, retired Amityville Police Chief, served in the Merchant Marine and Air Force

Retired Amityville Police Officer George “Clint” Kirwin died Feb. 20, 2010. He was a 22-year veteran of the department and served as a Bonded Deputy Sheriff with full police powers. More...

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