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August 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Retired teacher raises $100,000 for charity ­— a can, a bottle and a nickel at a time

For about 20 years, Elder has picked up and redeemed cans and bottles for fistfuls of change. But the real change is how he has helped improve lives. Since 1991, he has donated more than $100,000 to St. Rose of Lima Parish Outreach in Massapequa. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

The headline read: “Ship’s Cat Found on Titanic Lifeboat- Alive!” Oops, I forgot to say this discovery was on the supermarket news stand merely two months ago. Believe it or not. More...

Amityville & More

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Carol A. Gordon is running for New York State Senate in the 8th District. She is a resident of Massapequa and was raised in Amityville. She is one of 7 children born to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Carey and graduated from Amityville Memorial H.S. in 1971. More...

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF Suffolk, Dorothy Borenstein, Plaintiff, vs. Public administrator of Suffolk County, as administrator of the estate of robert broyles, deceased, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...

Self esteem group begins Sept. 9

The women’s group, Self Esteem in Relationships, now in its 10th year, is scheduled to begin again on Thurs., Sept. 9. More...

Italian Night dance Sept. 18

The American Legion Auxiliary is holding an Italian night dance on Sat., Sept 18, 8 p.m. to midnight. Thecost is $25 per person and includes a buffet of home-cooked food, DJ and open bar. More...

Today's post: Aug. 12: Tougher DWI law takes effect Suday

Watch video of press conference held today!
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By Carolyn James On Sunday, the latest weapon against drunk drivers—a law requiring ignition interlock systems on vehicles owned by drivers convicted of drunk driving—goes into effect. More...

Babylon Welcomes its Wounded Warriors

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Babylo- nians from every corner of the Town welcomed the Wounded Warriors Fri., July 23. They sent them off from Babylon Town Hall where the Warrior Ride began with a rousing Patriotic ceremony, waved flags, and shouted “thank you.” More...



Great Neck Road Elementary School makes fitness fun

Every year, Copiague’s Great Neck Road Elementary School physical education teachers William Bennett and Barbara Olsen host a night for students to bring their parents and family members to showcase what they’re learning in their gym cla More...

Math and fun go hand in hand during Family Math Night

In an effort to increase parental involvement in school-related activities, the Home-School Connection at Deauville Gardens Elementary School in Copiague held a Family Math Night for fourth and fifth-grade students. More...

Amity Elementary school students host a prime time celebration for Dr. Seuss

Elementary school students and parents throughout the Amityville Public School District gathered at Northeast Elementary School to celebrate the birthday of author Dr. Seuss. More...


Erich Woll of Amityville, veteran and Sperry employee

When Erich Woll emigrated from Germany to America, one of the first things he did was sign up for the U.S. Marines, serving during World War II. More...



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Another great job for our vets

Let’s hear it for the Town of Babylon and all of its residents and those who work here for the wonderful and warm welcome given to our veterans who took part in the Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride last week. More...

Now, more coverage of our community, online and in print

For many years we have been limited in the number of photographs that we could bring to our readers every week. More...


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