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October 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Rotary hosts annual Apple Fest

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The Amityville Rotary Club held its everpopular Apple Fest offering everything apple— freshly picked apples from Upstate New York, apple cider, apple pie and donuts. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Part 2-Pia’s Transport: To take a death row Pointer from a West Virginia shelter or not? That is the not-so-Shakespearean question. More...

PETS FOR ADOPTION

Left, “Frisco” ~ Poodle mix 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...

Farmingdale State College and Long Island Volunteer Center Volunteer Fair Oct. 20

On Thurs., Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Farmingdale State College will host the Fifth Annual Long Island Volunteer Fair in Roosevelt Hall. More...

PET EXPO

Spnsored by the Copiague Chamber of Commerce
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Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY. DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE FOR AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES INC. More...

Residents in Ketcham Avenue looking for relief from traffic congestion

Residents living on South Ketcham Avenue have been enduring traffic problems on their street to the point where it has reduced the quality of their lives and posed a hazard. More...

Councilwoman Gordon to be deployed; U.S. Reservist running for seat next month

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Babylon Town Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon, a member of the U.S. Army Reserves, and a candidate for reelection in November, has been called up for active duty. She is to be deployed after January 1, 2012. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Amityville High School students are praised

JAmityville High School shone above all other competing schools when it showed off four gold medal winners – a record in the competition – at the Central Long Island NAACP’s Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics. More...

Amity students fuel idea of going green with algae

Talk about going green! Some creative minds at Edmund W. Miles Middle School in Amityville explored the idea of using algae as an alternative fuel source. More...

Amityville school district doors opens first on Long Island for 2011-12 school year

The Amityville School District was the first public school district on Long Island to open it doors to students for the 2011-12 school year, which began on September 1. More...

Obituaries

Dr. Robert Bergmann, Massapequa Ophthalmologist

Award-winning surgical Ophthalmologist Dr. Robert Bruce Bergmann, who worked out of his Hicksville Road home in Massapequa for many years, died Sept. 21, 2011 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bethpage after a lengthy illness. More...

Opinion

He dreamed of what could be

It is amazing how the genius of one individual can change the world. Such was the genius of Steve Jobs, the mind behind Apple who died last week at the age of 56. My introduction to Jobs was through one of his first Apple computers. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Beacon got it wrong: Obama is nothing more than a unconscionable capitalist

Dear Editor: You really think that President Barak Obama is some “Robin Hood” radical bent on “taking from the rich to give to the poor”? (Sept. 22 Beacon editorial.) More...













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