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2010-09-01 / Columnists

Amityville and more

Our Piece of the World
by Ellen Holliday

School is Open: Amityville – All students begin on Sept. 1, and school will be closed Sept. 3 and 6 and Sept. 9 and 10.

Copiague –All students start on Sept. 7. School will be closed Sept. 9 and 10. On Sept.13, school will resume; first full week.

St. Martin of Tours – School begins on Sept. 8,and students will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m.; same schedule on the 9 and 10. Sept. 13, full day begins. Pre K/Nursery School have parent orientations on Sept. 8 and 9.

5,6,7,8 Cultural Dance Ensemble, under the Direction of Tracey Nixon, Stephanie Martin and Angelique L. Shannon, will be registering last year participants in the 2010 recital

Sept. 25, between noon and 2 p.m. Registration fee is $10

Amityville for everyone. At 2 p.m., open registration begins, subject to availability. Registrants must be 4-years-old before Dec. 31, 2010. A birth certificate is required.

Where? A.C.E. Center, 48B Cedar Rd., Amityville. For more info., contact:

OIC (Opportunities Industrialization Center of Suffolk,

Inc.) at One Commerce Blvd. Amityville. Tel. 631-841-

0841. Classes in computer technology, microsoft word & microsoft Amityville Record 5” x 3 1/2”

excel, return on the Sept. 13. Call for G.E.D., English as a second language and notary public. Speak to Mr. or Mrs. Joyner. Dates to Remember:

Sept. 16, 2010

The Town of Babylon is hosting a Job/Health Fair at The Town of Babylon Annex, 281 Phelps Lane, North Babylon. It begins promptly at 10 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m. It is sponsored by The Urban League of Westchester, Mature Workers Program, L.I. Div., Long Island Minority Aids Coali- tion, and the 100 Black Women of Suffolk. For information call: L.I.M.A.C. or Urban League 631-225-5500 or email

Sun., Sept. 19

Bethel A.M.E. is celebrating its 195 Anniversary this fall. On Sun. Sept. 19, the church service will be held outdoors 11.m., in the old Roller skating rink parking lot on Sunrise Highway, across from Target and Home Depot in Copiague. The service without walls will recognize National Alcohol and Drug addiction month. The public is invited. Sept. 25, 2010

•TheSisters of Greater Long Island, is a breast cancer coalition made up and run by African-American survivors. They meet the second Monday of each month at the Phelps Lane pool building, 7 to 9 p.m. Theannual fund raiser will be held this year from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Captain Bill’s Bayview House, 122 Ocean Ave., Bayshore.

Tickets can be purchased in advance and vendors are welcome. Please contact President, Ronice Bunn, 631-253-0430; Judy Walker, 631-991-0186, co chairman; Colleen Phillips, 516-798-1508, recording secretary, or Susana M. Ifill, 631- 841-1924, corresponding secretary.

•The Lillian Singleton Missionary Unit of Bethel A.M.E., Copiague will host Jazz on the Water at the Breezy Point Yacht Club, Amityville. Music by Micheal C. Lewis & his Jazz Experience. Theevent is at

4 p.m., Sept. 25. For information or tickets call the Church Office, 631-842-8463 or Ms. Vanessa Fields, 631-789-5084. This event has been approved by Pastor Stanley Gordon Smith. Readers can submit items to this column, including photographs at acjnews@ Please put Ellen Holliday in the subject line.

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