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May 19, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

AFD assists MFD at house fire on Erlwein Court

Firefighters battle blaze, brush and bamboo

The Massapequa Fire Department battled a roaring blaze in an area filled with bamboo and other dense foliage Sun., May 16... More...

North Amityville man shot in home

Police investigation underway

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that injured a man inside his North Amityville home on last night, shortly before 7 p.m. Police gave this account... More...

Garbage truck catches fire in Amityville

The contents of a sanitation truck caught fire as the driver drove through his route during the early morning hours of May 4 in Amityville, but the quick-thinking driver was able to unload the contents in the empty parking lot of the Amityville Libr More...

Community newspapers alive and well, despite public perception, says NYPA

In a twist on the famous Mark Twain quote, the reports about the demise of newspapers has been grossly exaggerated. More...

Amityville Fire Department installs new officers

Amityville Fire Department Chief Russell Sawyer was installed at the department’s annual installation dinner April 10. Also installed were 1st Ass’t. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville Teachers Association celebrates 45th anniversary

The Amityville Teachers Association recognized its 45th anniversary of advocacy for members and community with a celebration at Vittorio’s Restaurant in Amityville on April 19. More...

AHS drama club provides top-notch entertainment

Under the direction of Melissa Asbell and Elisa Castro, the Amityville Memorial High School Drama Club put on an entertaining production of Once Upon a Mattress, which depicts the story of the Princes More...

Town Soccer Marathon to be held June 5

The West Babylon Soccer Club’s 18th Annual Town of Babylon Supervisor’s Cup Soccer Marathon raises money for local families with children who have extreme medical needs. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

And now a feline Public Service Announcement… Animal advocates (and people with common sense) need to unite so the Brookhaven Town Board does NOT pass a proposed feeding ban of feral cats on Town property. More...

Obituaries

James Smith: Good Sam Trustee, former Pres. of West Islip Lion’s Club

For his many years working with charitable, nonprofit organizations, West Babylon resident James J. Smith was honored by the Suffolk County Boy Scouts, the Museum of Stony Brook and Good Samaritan Hospital where he served as a Trustee. Mr. More...

Opinion

Ruling in; now New York should get busy and enact civil confinement law

Sometimes the Supreme Court gets it right. It did this week when it reversed a lower court ruling that said Congress overstepped its authority in allowing the indefinite detention of inmates considered “sexually dangerous.” More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Celebrate the true meaning of Memorial Day

Dear Editor: With Memorial Day fast approaching, I would like to express my thoughts on the “holiday.” There is not official greeting for this holiday and it is not “Happy Memorial Day.” This is a day of reflection and rem More...

UPDATE on building collapse in Amityville Village

Demolition crews expect to finish clean up today

Amityville officials continued to monitor the clean up at the shopping center on Merrick Road, just east of South Ketcham Avenue today. More...

BREAKING NEWS: Facade falls at Merrick Road shopping center

Village works to secure scene; businesses closed

The Village of Amityville took control over a shopping center site on Merrick Road this morning More...

Fire update: Blaze at abandoned house was arson, says investigator

AFD assisted MFD at scene

A fire that broke out at an abandoned house on Erlwein Court and Merrick Road on Sun., May 16, has been determined to be arson, according to Fire Investigator Joseph Whittaker of the Nassau County Fire Marshall’s office. More...

Gas station robbery in Amityville; shots fired

First Squad Detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred at the Valero gasoline staton, 490 Broadway early this morning. More...

Gregory Announces Youth Caucus

Youths in grades 7-12 who live in the 15th Legislative District are being asked to consider joining the newly formed Youth Caucus, established by S.C. Leg. DuWyane Gregory. More...

Lindenhurst man caught red-handed defacing Copiague school property

A Lindenhurst man was arrested by Suffolk County Police and charged with damaging Copiague school district property. Police gave this account: More...

 

People/Social

ASK THE DOCTOR

Easing Upset Tummies

(NAPSA)-Doctors are taking a new look at an old remedy to help travelers, mothers-to-be, cancer patients and others with digestive distress. More...

Town's Million Bulb project blossoms

New York State Sen. More...

Captain Newman honored

Capt. James Newman, USMC, of Copiague, was honored on April 23 by the Town of Babylon workers and Teamsters Local 237 as our “Home Town Hero.” Capt. Newman is a helicopter pilot and flew a CH46. 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...

Put the Nuns In Charge! to be performed June 4

Vicki Quade, the creator and co-author of Late Nite Catechism, thinks the title of her interactive comedy, Put the Nuns in Charge!, says it all: just when you thought it was safe to go back into the classroom, Mother Superior shows up! More...

Farmingdale State Garden Festival is free and open to the public June 5 and 6

The Farmingdale State Garden Festival—a widelyacclaimed campus tradition—will be held this year on Sat., June 5 and Sun., June 6 10 a.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation of 1449 STRAIGHT PATH, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/12/2010. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...









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