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May 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

ASD VP steps down in midst of tenure debate

By Alexandra Spychalsky Steven Lindenfeld, the embattled assistant principal at Amityville Memorial High School, has resigned from his post. The Amityville Board of Education accepted his resignation at its May 2 meeting. More...

America Remembers!

In recognition of Armed Forces Day, the Nassau- Suffolk Funeral Directors’ Association held an inurnment service at National Cemetery at Pinelawn May 19. More...

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Pets Pets Pets

In June of 1942, a Babylon Pet Show took place at the high school athletic field to raise money for an animal air raid shelter. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264- 0567 •The work of Tom Claps will be on display for the month of May on the brick wall in the Library. He is a member of the Amityville Artists’ Circle. More...

Obituaries

Charles Berger, longtime Amityville resident, parishioner of First United Methodist Church

Charles William Berger, whose family lived in Amityville for 100 years, died March 18, 2012. He was 99 years old. Mr. Berger was born June 4, 1912 in Newark, New Jersey to Charles W. and Mabel (Molitor) Berger. More...

Andrew McDermott, Amityville resident, member of St. Martin of Tours Church

Andrew B. McDermott of Amityville died April 23, 2012 at his home. He was 81 years old. McDermott was born on March 27, 1931 in Brooklyn to John Henry and Josephine (Schmitt) McDermott. He was employed by Grumman Fairchild in its supply department. More...

Opinion

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EDITORIAL

This is what our readers are thinking

One hundred and ninety readers responded to the recent poll that asked: Should all elected officials and public employees pay a portion of their health care benefit costs? More than 90 percent responded yes. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

The privilege to protest is the gift of America’s veterans, not its politicians

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On this Memorial Day, we remember...

the men and women who made the ultimate sacrafice for God and Country and their families. Have a good  day and be safe. God Bless our Troops. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday, May 25 •Long Island Banjo Society, 8 p.m., VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission. Listen, sing and dance to banjo music. For info., call 516-889-2184. More...

She's her brother's keeper

Four-year-old Amityville girl calls 911 as brother is choking

She’s four years old—and already a hero. Grace Varley of Amityville, who attends Amityville schools and St. Martin of Tours School, doesn’t think she’s a hero, however. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Copiague and Amityville voters approve school budgets; in Copiague, incumbents win; in Amityville, Santos defeats Ward

By a vote of 1,023 to 436, Copiague residents approved a $103.4 million budget that increased the tax levy by 2.14 percent. Incumbent Trustee Laura Gavey won reelection with 841 votes. More...

Two accidents within an hour of each other at same location keep Vamps busy

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...

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. THURSDAY, May 24 •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m.; For info., call 631-264-0300. More...

West Babylon class of 1972 reunion planned for July 28

West Babylon High School class of 1972 will hold its 40th reunion, Sat., July 28. For information, go to www.sites.google.com/site/wbabylonclassof1972, email jkteacher@gmail.com or call Patrice Barbato Jackson at 631- 661-7994. More...

Special events for Memorial Day at Airpower Museum

From the B-17 Flying Fortress that pounded enemy targets to the Sherman tank that helped liberate Europe, the American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport, 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale, will open its doors from Thurs., May 24 through Mon., May 28 an More...

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Notice is hereby given thata license, number pendingfor Liquor, Wine, & Beerhas been applied for by theundersigned to sell Liquor,Wine, & Beer at retail in arestaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Lawat: Amity’s Catering HallInc More...









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