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October 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

Amityville Soccer— kick it around!

10/02/10 L.I.J.S.L. Girls U-11 More...

Earn your high school diploma

The External Diploma Program offers adults 21 and over the opportunity to receive credit for their life experiences and earn a high school diploma from the West Babylon or Kings Park School District. More...

Amityville Fire Department 2010 T.O.B. Softball Champions

On Fri., Sept. 10 the Amityville Fire department challenged the Massapequa Fire Department for the 2010 Town of Babylon Softball Championship. More...

Events & Calendar

Thisweek’s Calendar of 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...

Thomas H. Smith Ragamuffin parade

The Amityville P.B.A. intends to hold the Annual Thomas H. Smith Ragamuffin parade, Sat., Oct. 30, 9:30 a.m. The rain date is Sun., Oct. 31, also at 9:30 a.m. More...

BVAC to hold cocktail party and fundraiser October 13

On Oct. 13, the Babylon Village Arts Council (BVAC) will honor Senator Owen H. Johnson and Stanis Beck,Ph.D., at a cocktail party and fundraiser at the Babylon Masonic Lodge, 250 West Main St., Babylon Village. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Hope rises at Citifield

Amazin’—New York Mets’ owner Fred Wilpon has finally seen the light and recognizes that the losing mentality of the team goes right up from the dugout to the GM’s office. More...

Technology isn’t cruel; people are

The death by suicide of the Rutgers University student who was taped by his roommate and his roommate’s girlfriend engaging in homosexual sex was tragic. More...

Vietnam Memorial Wall replica comes to Long Island - Free Access

Replica on display in West Islip through Sunday; watch video
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There was a unexpected silence as students from West Islip walked through the Dignity Memorial... More...

New teachers pact in Copiague Schools offers district monetary givebacks

The Copiague School District Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools Charles A. Leunig announced the successful re-opening and settling of the labor contract with the Copiague Teachers Association, effective July 1, 2010. More...

 

People/Social

Lisa Lahrmer to wed Ensign Daniel Umpa

Albin and Christine Umpa of Amityville, announce the engagement of their son, Ens. Daniel P. Umpa, to Ens. Lisa F. Lahrmer both of Pensacola, Florida. Ens. Umpa is a graduate of Amityville High School and the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Lost cats, especially indoor ones, have a terrible recovery record. Does your indoor cat wear a collar with ID? Probably not. Mine doesn’t. We feel keeping it on is impossible. More...

Pets for Adoption

Shown left, male Chihuahua/Doxie mix More...

Last Hope Animal Rescue to hold free rabies vacine clinic Oct. 10

Last Hope Animal Rescue (www.lasthopeanimalrescue. org) is holding a free rabies vaccine clinic on Sun., Oct 10, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pampered Paws Professional Pet Grooming, 325 Union Blvd., Holbrook. All Long Island pet owners are welcome. More...

Obituaries

DEATH NOTICES Joseph Gdoviak, owner G & G Contracting in Copiague

Copiague resident and business owner Joseph W. Gdoviak Jr. died suddenly Sept. 13, 2010 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. He was 73. More...

Anne Brouillard, Amityville resident, loving mother

Amityville resident Anne L. Brouillard died Sept. 13, 2010 at her home in Snug Harbor. She was 86. She was born on Oct. 29, 1924 in Brooklyn to Arthur and Madeline (O’Neill) Lauer and later lived in Syosset. More...

Corinne Whitaker, Copiague Post Office employee

Retired U.S. Postal Service employee and local volunteer Corinne Marcelle Whitaker died Sept. 20, 2010 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip after a long illness. She was 76. More...

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