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December 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Middle School under review by State Ed Department

Schools in New York State with persistently low state test scores are subjected to a review by the New York State Education Department (NYSED). More...

Babylon Town Lights up for the Holidays

Photos by Joe Turner More...

Clothing bin thief arrested

Suffolk County Police arrested an Amityville man after he was found to be in possession of stolen clothing from donation bins. More...

Local Amityville business celebrates 40th anniversary

Amityville- based Woodbury Automotive Warehouse recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with a special dinner held Oct. 1 at the Southward Ho Country Club in Bay Shore. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Post- “Franklin, WV: No Shelter, Dana Suffers the Cold”

Whether or not you are religious, the birth at Bethlehem opens our collective consciousness at Christmas time. Tales of individuals left homeless, hungry and cold are particularly poignant around this time of year. More...

PETS FOR ADOPTION

Above ~ Katie at Babylon Shelter More...

Events & Calendar

Constantino Brumidi New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance Dec. 31

The Sons of Italy, Constantino Brumidi Lodge will be celebrating New Year’s Eve with a Dinner/Dance on Sat. Dec. 31, from 8 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the lodge located at 2075 Deer Park Avenue, Deer Park. More...

Musicsocials New Year's eve party

Musicsocials, a singles group for ages 35 to 60, will hold a New Year’s Eve party with another singles group at the Holiday Inn, Ronkonkoma in the downstairs room. Reservations are required. More...

Celebrate Shabbat of Chanukah Dec. 23

Temple Sinai of Massapequa and Amityville will celebrate Shabbat Chanukah, Fri., Dec. 23, 7:30 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of One Strategic Movement LLC. Articles of organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on July 27, 2011. Office located in Suffolk. SSNY has been designated for service of process. More...

Catherine G. Dobby dies at 93

Mother of Amityville Village Police Chief

Posted Wed., Dec. 28- Catherine G. Dobby, the mother of Amityville Village Police Chief Donald Dobby, died Dec. 26 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home. She was 93. She is reposing at the Powell Funeral Home, 67 Broadway, Amityville tomorrow, Dec. 29. More...

Long Island Mens Center hosts holiday gathering

Group helps at-risk teens

Posted Mon., Dec. 26- More...

Babylon Town lights up for the Holidays

At left, Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone enjoys the Town's tree lighting celebration with his wife Tracey and daughters Katie and Mollie. Photo by Joe Turner For more photos, see page 3. More...

POLICE BLOTTER

The following Incidents have been reported by the More...

Babylon Town Tax Receiver reminds residents taxes are due Jan. 10

Babylon Town Tax Receiver, Corinne DiSomma, stated that 2011/2012 first half taxes are due and payable in her office at 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, on or before January 10, 2012, full payments will also be accepted at this time. More...

 

People/Social

Airman Marvin A. Wilson graduated from basic military training

Air Force Reserve Airman Marvin A. Wilson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Andrew Wilson of Amityville and a 2005 graduate of Copiague High School. More...

Celebrate Chanukah at Temple B’nai Torah Friday Dec. 23

The community is invited to celebrate Chanukah at Temple B’nai Torah, 2900 Jerusalem Ave. at and Oakfield Avenue, Wantagh, Fri. Dec. 23, 6:30 p.m. Everyone is asked to bring their menorah and five candles. More...

Photo

Crowds cheered as Centerport Fire Chief Andrew Stevenson proposed to his girlfriend, Kim Scudlo of Amityville, at the annual Huntington Holiday Parade in Huntington Village. More...

Obituaries

Johanna Hislop, Copiague resident, member of St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church Amityville

Johanna Hislop, a resident of Copiague, died Oct. 28, 2011 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bethpage. She was 85 years old. Mrs. Hislop was born in Brooklyn on May 22, 1926 to Michael and Lavinia (Ardolino) Caridi. She was a member of St. More...

Jose M. Martinez, Sr., Lindenhurst resident, active member of United Methodist Church, Amityville

Jose M. Martinez, Sr., a resident of Lindenhurst, died Oct. 31, 2011 after a lengthy illness at Long Beach Medical Center. He was 72 years old. Mr. Martinez was born on July 20, 1939 in Santurce, Puerto Rico to Manuel and Ann Maria (Alciea) Martinez. More...

Opinion

A tale of two Christmases

It is easy to celebrate Christmas when all seems right with the world; when our homes and our hearts are joyful and filled with happiness and a wonderful promise of the future. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Officer’s death is a reminder of life’s fragility and the power of love

Dear Editor: The outpouring of love and support for the family of New York City Police Officer Peter Figoski, who was killed in the line of duty, has been tremendous. More...













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