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June 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Police solve four crimes­­— thanks to witnesses

Keen observation and quick action on the part of several local citizens led to the arrest of numerous subjects in four separate criminal incidents that have taken place in the past month. More...

Summer food service program to children 18 and under

The Amityville UFSD announced its participation in the Summer Food Services Program (SFSP). Meals will be provided to all children 18 years and under without charge. More...

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Schools/Sports

Amityville student to “kick it” at NY Plattsburgh for science and soccer

Amityville resident Kelly Siry, a member of Amityville Memorial High School class of 2012, will attend the State University of New York at Plattsburgh to study environmental science and play intercollegiate soccer. More...

Copiague students leave their mark at Penn Relays

Members of the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School boys and girls varsity track teams competed and left their mark at the 118th Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. More...

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Pets Pets Pets

When “talking dogs, I’ve learned you can’t always trust a breed name. For instance, French Poodles aren’t French, and Great Danes aren’t Danish. Both breeds were developed in Germany. 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...

Amityville farmer’s market returns every Friday from 12:30 - 5:30

In conjunction with the Bay Village Civic Association, the farmer’s market is back for a second season, Fridays, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., rain or shine. It will be held at the 9/11 Memorial Park, 253 Broadway (Route 110) next to Cameta Camera. More...

Fire Island starlight cruise and dinner June 16

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) has planned a Sunset and Starlight Lighthouse Cruise fundraiser, Sat., June 16, 6 to 10 p.m. aboard the Lauren Kristy. The Lauren Kristy is a 65-foot turn-of-the-century style riverboat. More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

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COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

FRIDAY, JUNE 8 •Long Island Banjo meeting, 8 p.m., VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission. Listen and sign and dance to banjo music. For info., call 516-889-2184. More...

Memorial Day in Amityville, 2012

Amityvillians were out in force for Memorial Day, honoring those who gave their lives for freedom. More...

Guest speaker tells kids how to fight back against drug and alcohol abuse in their communities

The Amityville STOP Act held a seminar on Fri., May 4 at the Edmund Miles Middle School. More...

 

People/Social

Copiague Key Club collects funds for Hope For The Warriors

In memory of 2005 Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School graduate Sean Lapersonerie, members of the high school’s Key Club raised and donated $500 to the Hope For The Warriors foundation. More...

St. Martin of Tours students hold hair-raising event for charity

Faculty and students at St. Martin of Tours hosted a St. Baldrick’s Foundation event in March. They shaved their heads to raise money for cancer research. Together they raised more than $2,000. More...

Peggy and Roy Van Nostrand celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary

On May 5, a party was held at the Amityville home of Peggy and Roy Van Nostrand to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. Friends and four generations of family gathered to celebrate the occasion. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Amityville. Oak and John Streets, 631-264-0567 More...

Obituaries

Barbara Pescitelli, lifelong Amityville Village resident, at 78

by Carolyn James Barbara L. Pescitelli, a lifelong Amityville resident, homemaker and former model, died April 29, 2012 after a brief battle with cancer. She was 78 years old. More...

Opinion

GUEST EDITORIAL

New FASNY ad campaign ignores longstanding relationship with newspapers

In the wake of the bombings at the Oklahoma City Federal Building or the World Trade Center, you may remember iconic photos of a firefighter cradling a baby victim or a crew raising the American flag above the twisted girders of a fallen skyscraper. More...

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