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April 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Legal issues continue to plague sale of Brunswick Hospital

Despite rampant rumors to the contrary, Brunswick Hospital Center is not reopening as an acutecare medical facility; this, according to J. Stewart McLaughlin, the hospital’s CEO. More...

Mayor's Social 2010

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Pets, Pets, Pets

The dog is probably the most varied mammal on the planet. More...

Library

Amityville/Copiague library votes to be held April 13

The Amityville and Copiague libraries are holding their annual budget and trustee votes Tuesday. Amityville The Amityville Library is holding its annual vote on Tues., April 13 from noon to 9 p.m. in the library. More...

Events & Calendar

Easter Egg Hunt At Babylon Town Hall

The Babylon Town Department of Parks and Recreation sponsored the 12th Spring Eggstravaganza on March 27. The day included lots of fun and events and an Easter Egg Hunt. More...

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...

Concerned Citizens to meet April 20

Concerned Citizens for Sewers Inc. will meet Tues., April 20, 7:30 p.m. at Brennan Middle/High School, 550 Mount Ave., North Babylon. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Make use of your library tax dollars

This week, many residents and readers will be asked to head to their local library to cast their ballots for their library’s 2010-2011 budget, and to elect library trustees. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Readers respond to editorial on health care

Dear Editor: Your editorial against the recently passed healthcare bill reflected all our concerns about how we will pay for it. More...

Breaking news: Youth wrestles with armed burglar

Gunshot rings out during struggle; no injuries

Mon., April 12: A 17-year-old youth struggled with a burglar, who brandished a gun, at a home in North Lindenhurst yesterday. Police gave this account: More...

Mayor’s Social: From tea to tapas

Initially called the Mayor’s Tea Social, the annual event, which is the kickoff the spring season and a prelude to local elections, turned simply to the Mayor’s Social about ten years ago. 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...

 

Schools/Sports

Hospital Council offering college student scholarships

The Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council (NSHC) announces a $2,000 scholarship with an optional internship for college juniors/seniors or post graduate students who are studying journalism, communication arts or healthcare administration. More...

Amityville Public Schools reap the benefit of 21st Century Learning Communities Grant

Students and their families are reaping the benefits of a new afterschool program in the Amityville Public School District that was made possible by the 21st Century Learning Communities Grant obtained by the district. More...

Copiague School District students learn the rules of the bus

Students from Deauville Gardens, Great Neck Road and Susan E. Wiley Elementary Schools in the Copiague School District participated in a program designed to reinforce ongoing lessons in school bus safety. More...

Obituaries

Gloria Evangeline Smith, a longtime resident of North Amityville

Gloria Evangeline Smith, a longtime resident of North Amityville, died Feb. 23, 2010. At the time of her death, she was a resident of Setauket. More...

Faith LaGrassa, longtime resident of the beautiful Village by the Bay, Amityville

Pelicans are large sea birds that spend their lives by the water and are fabled to give their very life to their young. More...

James Willigan

James Willigan passed away Thursday, February 4, 2010, after a long battle with cancer. Jimmy was originally from Amityville, but moved to Venice, FL ten years ago. More...

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