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February 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

APO Injured in 3-car pile up

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Local lawmaker presses for county to move ahead on dredging projects

S.C. Leg. Wayne Horsley and other local officials are working to ensure that some of the 16 dredging projects for Babylon canals that have been languishing on the county’s drawing board get the go ahead this year. More...

Amityville lawmaker DuWayne Gregory heading up county as Majority Leader

S.C. Leg. DuWayne Gregory (D-Amityville) is now the Suffolk County Legislature Majority Leader. Gregory’s predecessor, Jon Cooper (D-Huntington), left public office after serving for 12 years, due to mandatory term limits. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

OLA Basketball free throw contest winners will compete at West Point

Matthew Abelo, Kevin Buffalino, Brett Connor, Brianna Mazzilli and Marian Newhall are the winners of the Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of the Assumption Basketball Free Throw Contest. The contest was held Jan. 28 at the OLA gym in Copiague. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567 www.amityvillepubliclibrary.org •Tax preparation assistance will be offered More...

Obituaries

Linda Joan Shipley, Amityville resident, homemaker

Linda Joan Shipley, a resident of Amityville for almost 40 years, died Feb. 8, 2012 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Port Jefferson following a lengthy battle with breast cancer. She was 67 years old. Mrs. More...

Opinion

Marking time in Oscars and Grammys

EDITORIAL

I can remember when I knew every single actor and entertainer nominated for the Oscars. I had seen every motion picture and knew the characters’ names. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Saving Medicare: A Constitutional debate

Both parties have succumbed to the temptation of getting elected by promising evermore goodies from the public coffers, irrespective of constitutional limits, and to the point that they have irresponsibly enslaved our children with 15.25 trillion dol More...

Breaking News - 3/5/2012 12:37 PM

Amityville hosts Mayor's Spring Social

Posted Mon., March 5, 2012- The Amityville Kiwanis hosted the annual Mayor’s Spring Social yesterday, drawing a great crowd and celebrating Amityville. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday, March 9 •BACCA hosts Buddy Merriam, The Mandolin Experience, 8 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 149 North Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst. Tickets $15. For more info., call 631-587-3696. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday, March 2 •Last Hope Animal Rescue Bowl-a-Thon, 7:30 tyo 10:30 p.m., Farmingdale Bowl, 999 Conklin St., Farmingdale. More...

North Amityville man convicted of attempted robbery and assault

A 41-year-old North Amityville man faces life in prison as a persistent felony offender after his conviction in Suffolk County court on violent felony charges. More...

 

People/Social

Joanne Anderson wins two Maxwell medallions at the annual Dog Writers Assocation of America

On February 12, the eve of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Beacon “Pets” columnist Joanne Anderson received two Maxwell medallions at the annual Dog Writers Assocation of America (DWAA) Banquet held at the Affinia Hotel in NYC. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Psssst... Come closer. Here’s the truth about cats and dogs: Pets are good for the mental health of “ everyday people,” not just individuals facing health challenges. 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...

Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers 24-hour hotline

The Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers immediate assistance through its 24-hour hotline for court and policy advocacy, legal services, group and individual counseling, employment program and shelter. More...

Landscapers reminded to get license

Babylon Town Clerk Carol Quirk reminds all landscapers and homeowners that all landscapers operating in the Town need to be licensed by the Town of Babylon on an annual basis. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Sheascents LLC, a limited liability company. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/4/12. Located in the County of Suffolk. SSNY has been designated for service of process. More...

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