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May 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday, May 18 •BACCA presents California Suite 8 p.m. (Sunday 3 p.m.), at Performing Arts Center, 149 N. Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst. For info., call 631-587-3696. Saturday, May 19 More...

IN THE NEWS

Copiague Kiwanis Club hosts Chinese auction More...

Effort underway locally to open Charter School

A group of residents have organized a founding committee and are applying to the state for approval to open a charter school in Massapequa. More...

Seat belt enforcement program begins May 21st

Motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts – beware. The 2012 national click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization kicks off May 21 to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up. The program ends June 3. More...

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Pets Pets Pets

On May 9, “Ruby,” a black cat and “Blueberry,” a Chihuahua were honored guests at the fourth annual “Living Legends Luncheon” hosted by the Animal Medical Center (better known as “The AMC”). More...

Events & Calendar

N. Amity Fire Company to host comedy night June 16

The North Amityville Fire Company will hold its fourth annual Father’s Day Comedy event, Sat., June 16, 8 p.m. at The Company, 601 North Broadway, North Amityville. More...

USS Elokomin Reunion Sept. 25 - 28

The USS Elokomin AO-55, U.S. Navy, will hold a reunion Sept. 25 to 28 in Norfolk, Virginia. For information contact Robert F. O’Sullivan, 2 Denny St., Dorchester, MA 02125; call him at 617-288- 3755 or email theeloman@verizon.net. More...

Fire Island events

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society has two programs set up for the end of May. On Sat., May 19, free towers tours will be available for those who served in the armed forces. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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EDITORIAL

Contaminated plume bearing down on Great South Bay; Governor must act quickly

The Town of Babylon is in the midst of putting together regulations that officials hope will protect and preserve the clam population and the Great South Bay’s fragile ecosystem. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Health care benefits continue to raise controversy Dear Editor: More...

Breaking News - 5/18/2012 10:31 PM

Amityville girl calls 911 as brother is choking

"I did it to help my brother," she says
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By Carolyn James She’s four years old—today—and already a hero. More...

Two separate accidents at same location tie up traffic on Sunrise Highway this morning

North Amityville Fire Company volunteers had a busy morning Fri., May 18, responding to six calls before 9 a.m., including two motor vehicle accidents at the same location at Sunrise Highway and Albany Avenue. More...

Village audit, health-care benefits subject of board meeting

Two major issues—the cost of health care benefits for Village officials and a recent state audit—were the subject of the Village Board meeting April 23. More...

Two cars collide, one flips, in Sunrise Highway accident

On Monday, May 7, at 1:08 p.m., the Massapequa Fire Department responded to an auto accident at Sunrise Highway and Louden Street. Two vehicles were involved in the accident and one, a small pickup truck, had flipped over several times. More...

What is a charter school?

Charter schools are publicly funded and open to all students in New York State through a non-discriminatory admissions lottery. More...

Stately building has long—and rocky— histor y

The home of Mr. Lewis Inglee on Broadway and Sprague in Amityville was filled with neighbors and friends from other places who had gathered to attend the funeral of Mr. Inglee’s son. More...

 

People/Social

St. Mary’s Nursery School visits Amity Police Dept.

Amityville’s St. Mary’s Nursery School students took a trip to the Amityville Police Department. More...

Pirate talk at DAR meeting

Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held their March meeting at the home of Berenice Giordan. The speaker was Janet Littlejohn, past regent of Col. More...

Babylon Town celebrates Earth Day 2012

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Obituaries

Memorial service for Vera Lloyd Saturday

A memorial service will be held for Vera P. Lloyd, Sat., May 19, 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 147 Park Ave., Amityville. Mrs. Lloyd, a lifetime resident of Amityville, died May 2, 2012 at her home in Amity Harbor. More...

Anne Waidler, member of one of Copiague’s original families

Throughout her life, Anne Waidler had a dream to own a summer home in Upstate New York. More...

Marion T. Mauro, longtime West Babylon resident and homemaker

Marion T. Mauro, a West Babylon resident since the early 1950s, died Thurs., April 12 at the age of 90. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLICHEARINGTOWN OF BABYLON -ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to Chapter 213,Article II of the BuildingZone Ordinance of theTown of Babylon, notice ishereby given that the Townof Babylon Zoning Board ofAppeals will hold a PublicHearing at More...

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