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August 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

North Amityville Fire Company volunteers battle two house fires within hours of each other; one under investigation

The North Amityville Fire Company responded to two major fires within hours of each other during the early morning hours on Sunday, one at an abandoned home on Essen Drive and the other in an occupied house on Birch Road. More...

Amity Police Dept. offers safety advice for kids

The Village of Amityville Police Department is urging parents to teach their children some simple safety tips before they head back to school. More...

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Events & Calendar

Multi-family garage sale Aug. 21

A multi-family garage sale will be held Sun., Aug. 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, at Congregation Beth- El, 99 Jerusalem Ave., Massapequa, between Hicksville Rd. and Broadway, Massapequa. More...

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...



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The sadness in August

As summer winds down and the ever-so-slight scent of autumn flows across my cheeks, I always think back to the years when my children were growing up. More...

BBC lauds State Attorney General’s move against “sham” charity

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Breaking News - 8/19/2011 11:03 AM

Amityville School Principal sentencing postponed

Steven Lindenfeld, the assistant principal at Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School in Amityville, who was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Feb. 12, 2010, was scheduled to appear before N.C. More...

Tremors from earthquake felt locally


No, you weren’t crazy. The ground did shake shortly before 1:55 p.m. More...

North Amityville Nite Out

The annual Nite Out event in North Amityville drew a good crowd. The event focused on the importance of community involvement and cooperation in maintaining safe neighborhoods. More...


Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

All the races on the August 6, 2011 Riverhead Raceway program were extremely competitive with the championship contenders vying for the win. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Owney’s profile is on a Forever stamp. The tribute is only fitting. Such a deserving dog has been dead for 114 years. This Terrier type was both a mascot and martyr for the US Postal Service. For years, he accompanied mail by rail and ship. More...


Suzanne “Sue” Gosline, former resident of Amityville

Suzanne “Sue” Gosline, a resident in Sherburne, New York and a former resident of Amityville died on July 8, 2011. She was 66 years old and is the mother of three grown children: Carol, Michele and Paul (PJ). More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation of FAM Home Solutions, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 6/22/11. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...


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