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May 4, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Unemployment rates for March lower than last year

The Suffolk County Department of Labor released statistics that show that the unemployment rate in the county for March of this year dropped to 7.5 percent or approximately 7 percent from March of 2010 when the figure was 8.1 percent. More...

ASD Superintendent to give budget presentation

On Mon., May 16, the Bay Village Civic Association invites the residents of Amityville to hear Amityville School Superintendent Dr. John Williams’ budget presentation. This event was originally scheduled for April 12, but has been changed. More...

Special Sections

Library

At The Library

Copiague, 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 More...

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...

Community Presbyterian Church Dinner Comedy Show

The Community Presbyterian Church, 1843 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park, will offer dinner and a comedy show, Fri., May 6, 7 p.m. The cost is $50 per person by reservation only. Call 631-242-0221 for more information. More...

Long Island Travel Guide now available

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney has announced that the 2011 Long Island Travel Guide is now available. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

COPIAGUE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF BABYLON, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, NEW YORK NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual District Election of qualified voters of Copiague Union Free School District, T More...

Town sets Earth Day events for Saturday

ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED

Posted Fri., May 6- On Saturday the Town of Babylon will be celebrating Earth Day between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., rain or shine next to the Town Hall Pond, 200 East Sunrise Highway, N. Lindenhurst. More...

Amityville Village Board approves 9.73% tax-rate increase

Approximately 75 residents attended the Amityville Village Board meeting on Monday to listen as the board approved its 2011-12 budget. More...

Ellen Ricciuti to be honored for service by Amityville Masonic Lodge

Lifelong Amityville resident and community leader Ellen Ricciuti is this year’s recipient of the De Witt Clinton Masonic Award for community service. She is being honored at the Masonic Lodge on Sat., May 14. More...

L& B Mercury in West Babylon closing doors in tough economy

Chalk up another loss to the economy. L&B Mercury of West Babylon, which has been doing business in the area since 1956, is closing its doors. More...

 

People/Social

Christina Renna Foundation tees off against childhood cancer

The Christina Renna Foundation Inc., will hold its fifth annual golf outing, Thurs., June 9 at the Stonebridge Country Club, Smithtown with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Luckily most of our encounters with “mad dogs” and rabies come from books and movies- snarling Cujo, Old Yeller breaking from the shed, and Atticus Finch (aka Gregory Peck) shooting a rabid dog in To Kill A Mockingbird, a scene that many More...

Obituaries

Fay L. D’Agostino Valentino, loving Copiague matriarch

Fay L. D’Agostino Valentino was a woman who loved life. She was diagnosed with cancer in 2000 and twice thereafter, but never complained, said her family. She wanted to enjoy life. Mrs. More...

Sheila D’Aguilar, former North Amityville resident, Brunswick Hospital employee

Former Amityvillearea hospital employee and former North Amityville resident Sheila Arlene D’Aguilar died April 11, 2011 in San Jose, California. She was 82. She was described as a loving friend and family member. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

No guilt over joy on the death of bin Laden

“The place of justice is a hallowed place,” said Sir Francis Bacon. And indeed we find ourselves in a better world, a more hallowed place this week as we live in a world without Osama bin Laden. More...

S.C. Exec Steve Levy upheld the law, not hatred

Dear Editor: More...

Save the old ,29 Packard

Dear Editor: “Ask the man who owns one” was the old time Cadillac sales slogan. That rings in my mind ever since Vic Doyle willed the old Caddy to the Village. Now it is to be sold? More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?












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