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February 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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Proseeds of theft help police nab four for breaking into car

In the end, it was the sunflower seeds that did in the culprits. More...

The Assemblyman makes a house call

Fifty-one years ago Muriel Barnett moved into the Gildersleeve Mobile Home Park in Amityville. Over the years, she has lived a quiet life and was befriended by Amityville resident Joe Turner Sr. More...

Correction:

A story that appeared in the Jan 25. edition concerning a driway expansion on Bourdette Place contained two errors. The name of resident Fred Allocca was mispelled. In addition, the address of David and Susan Peters was incorrect. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

In a booming Sinatra voice: “Start spreading the news.” Jin Jin won! Let me repeat. Jin Jin won the New Yorkie Runway Show last Friday night. More...

Events & Calendar

Good Samaritan blood drive Feb. 27

Walter Baraclough donates blood at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center several times a year. More than 10 years ago, his wife was told she could no longer be a blood donor due to a medical issue. More...

AWC enjoys first meeting of the year

The Amityville Woman’s Club held its first meeting of the year on 2012. President Barbara Lozier welcomed everyone, followed by Marilyn Braus saying a prayer and Dorothy Max leading the salute to the flag. More...

Leg. Steve Stern urges area residents to file for basic and enhanced STAR exemptions

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD, chairman of the Veterans and Seniors Committee, is urging all Town of Huntington and Town of Babylon residents to file for New York State’s School Tax Relief (STAR) Program. More...

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Let’s greet spring with clean sidewalks and clear streets

The crocus are showing their faces, though a bit early, and the promise of spring is in the air. It’s not been a bad winter and we escaped the usual sleet, snow and ice, with unseasonably warm temperatures and beautiful, clear skies. More...

Neighbors should work together and help one another

In Amityville, a long-standing controversy between property owners in Harbour Villas has come to an end. A vote by the residents there has allowed the main building at 170 Merrick Road to have a mixed residential and business use. More...

Breaking News - 2/23/2012 1:52 PM

NA man convicted of attempted robbery and assault

District Attorney recommend life sentence for violent offender

Posted Thurs., Feb. 23, 2012- A 41-year-old North Amityville man faces life in prison as a persistent felony offender after his conviction this afternoon in Suffolk County court on violent felony charges. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday, Feb. 24 •Long Island Banjo Society meets, 8 p.m., VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission.; listen, sing and dance to banjo music. For information, call 516-889-2184. More...

Home Depot commended for "saving" and "doing" for Babylon

The employees at Home Depot in Copiague took the store’s slogan, “More Saving, More Doing,” to heart. More...

Man charged in one-car DWI

On Thurs., Feb. 9, a Massapequa Park man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following a serious motor vehicle accident. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Track stars in Amityville include five with top New York State ranking

The Amityville Memorial High School Boys Winter Track team recently finished 2nd Place in League 5 play fallowing the Indoor Track League Championships, with several runners finishing at or near the top in their respective competitions. More...

Amityville High School athletes are Zone Award winners

Amityville Memorial High School (AMHS) seniors Kelly Siry and Danny Parks were given Amityville School District’s Suffolk Zone Award, presented by the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. More...

Copiague’s director of Tech named Administrator of the Year

For his contribution and commitment to the growth of instructional technology, Western Suffolk BOCES named Copiague School District Director of Technology Todd Harris “Model Schools Administrator of the Year.” More...

Obituaries

Geraldine Jessie D’Andrea of Amityville

Geraldine J. (Getter) D’Andrea, aka Gerry of Amityville, died at home in Palm Beach Shores, Florida assisted by hospice and surrounded by family on Jan. 18, 2012. Mrs. D’Andrea was born in Bainbridge, New York on Oct. More...

Mildred H. Brennan, longtime resident of Amityville

Mildred H. Brennan, a longtime resident of Amityville, died Jan. 14, 2012 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home. She was 86 years old. More...

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LEGAL NOTICE TO THE TAXPAYERS OF THE COPIAGUE FIRE DISTRICT: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a resolution was duly adopted by the Board of Fire Commissioners of the COPIAGUE FIRE DISTRICT, Town of Babylon, County of Suffolk, State of New York, on the 8t More...

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