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November 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

New voting machines raise concern over secret ballot; some voters say privacy was compromised

For the most part, the new voting machines presented no more trouble than the old ones—except that people said they felt they had lost some of the benefits of a truly secret ballot. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Skeletons in the Closet and Ghosts of Halloween Just Past: ‘Tis a sad state of affairs when my Afghan Hounds are forced to share an Egyptian costume, especially when the pharaoh crown kept slipping off their skinny skulls. 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...

Celebrations Brass presents$ 2c.o0n0 cOeFrFt P NROoPvAeNmEber 14

Celebrations Brass will be presenting a concert at the Garden City Community Church, 245 Stewart Ave.,Garden City, on the corner of Whitehall, Sun., Nov. 14, 4:30 p.m. More...

Deborah Hospital Children’s Christmas Party Dec. 4

Deborah Hospital Foundation will be holding its Children’s Christmas Party, Sat., Dec. 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Legion all, 39 Nassau Ave., Islip. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR LEHMAN BROTHERS BANK, FSB, A FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, Plaintiff, AGAINST SAMUEL DESROSIERS, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...

Election Results: Something for everyone to celebrate

Voters who wanted change two years ago when Barack Obama was swept into office, when Democrats took control of the House and Senate and when they wrested it from the Republicans in the State Senate, apparently wanted change again. More...

Amityville Teachers Association Walk makes strides against cancer

The Amityville Teachers Association held a Making Strides walk at the Amityville Beach on Oct.17. More...

Amityville Farmers Market closed

Due to the unseasonably cold weather, the Farmers Market in Amityville be closed next week, one week earlier than anticipated. The Farmers Market is scheduled to open again in June. More...

 

Schools/Sports

St. Martins hosts 8th grade Confirmation class

Eighth grade Confirmation Enrollment Mass was held at St. Martin of Tours Church on Sunday, September 26. After Mass, St. More...

St. Martin’s students serve the community

Once again, the students at St. Martin of Tours School in Amityville did their part to keep our beaches clean. More...

Obituaries

Kay Meinert, nurse at Brunswick Hospital in Amityville

Former Massapequa Park resident Katherine “Kay” Meinert died Sept. 26, 2010 at Hamilton Arms Nursing Center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She was 79. More...

Adrienne Miller, former Junior League Women’s Club President

Longtime Amityville resident Adrienne A. Miller, who was both president of the Amityville Women’s Club and the Junior League, died Oct. 15, 2010 after a brief battle with cancer at Calvary Hospital in the at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Another “thank you” in order

World War I, often called “The Great War” officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1919. That was seven months after an armistice was called between the Allied nations and Germany. More...

Mosque at Ground Zero is more an offense to victims and their families than an expression of faith

Dear Editor: I oppose the building of the Cordoba Mosque near Ground Zero for the following reasons: More...









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