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March 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Copiague H.S. student wins graphic arts competition

When Edwin Alvarenga sees a picture in his head, he has to draw it. Even if it’s a zombie selling ice cream. It was this artistic and creative mind that helped this Walter G. More...

LI Homes completes study on senior services

Long Island Homes of Amityville recently released the results of a survey outlining the needs and concerns of senior citizens living in their homes and caretakers. More...

Special Sections

Events & Calendar

This week’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...

Dinner fundraiser being held April 9th

The Hunter Squire Jackson American Legion Post 1218, 133 Dixon Ave., Amityville will hold a charity fundraiser, Sat., April 9, 8 p.m. to midnight at the Post. More...

Knights of Columbus celebrates silver anniversary

This year, Our Lady of the Assumption Knights of Columbus Council #9267 will celebrate its silver anniversary. The event will be held Sun., May 1, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Chateau LaMer in Lindenhurst. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial:

The promise of Spring...

We saw them. Really. We did. We saw the tulip leaves peeking up on the entrance and exit ramps throughout Babylon, so Spring must not be too far away. More...

Guest Editorial:

One man’s problem....

Babylon Village recently enacted a moratorium halting for six months accepting applications for opening a restaurant in that Village. The community enjoys more than 30 eateries, from fine restaurants to fast-food and take-out establishments. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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St. Martin's kids on skates

At the conclusion of our Catholic Schools Week, students at Amityville’s St. Martin of Tours School enjoyed an afternoon of ice skating at Marjorie Post. More...

Amity Library vote for budget trustees and energy-saving construction set for April 5th

On Tuesday April 5, Amityville residents will vote on the proposed library operating budget for 2011- 2012 as well as a second proposition which would approve a $700,000 facilities infrastructure and energy efficiency project. More...

USCG and AFD host Safe Boating Course

The Amityville Fire Department’s Water Rescue Squad with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 1-2 hosted a boating safety course March 12 at Fire Headquarters. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

I am a fan of “rotating the stock” at an animal shelter to improve a pet’s chances of being noticed and ultimately getting adopted, but this marketing gimmick isn’t as easy as it sounds for cats. More...

Obituaries

Valerie Dickens, longtime Amityville resident, loving wife

Thomas Dickens and Valerie Volkmann met on a blind date. Dickens showed up late for the date, and then spent the entire evening calling her by the wrong first name. More...

Peter Masterson of Amityville, World War II Veteran

World War II veteran and Amityville resident Peter J. Masterson died February 7, 2010 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home. He was 90. He was born July 25, 1920 in New York City to Patrick and Bridget (Ballasty) Masterson and served the U.S. More...

Dorothy Pauley, longtime Amityville resident, area Artist

Longtime Amityville resident and artist Dorothy L. Pauley died Feb. 23, 2011. She was 93 and lived in the area full time for more than 70 years. Prior to that she spent summers here. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Resolution At a regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Amityville Public Library, Town of Babylon, County of Suffolk and Town of Oyster Bay, County of Nassau, New York, held at the Amityville Library, corner of John Street and Oak Street, Am More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?












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