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January 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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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...

Widowed group to meet January 21

St. Monica’s Guild of Suffolk for Widowed Men and Women will meet Mon., Jan. 21 , 1 p.m. at West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Ln., West Islip. For information, call 631- 581-0466.   More...

St. Martin blood drive January 16

RD221109 Uniondale, NYSt. Martin of Tours, 41 Union Ave., Amityville will hold a blood drive Wed., Jan. 16, 3:45 to 9:45 p.m. Dinner will be served by the Knights of Columbus and donated by Sergio’s Restaurant. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Qualification of Fir Lane, LLC. Authority filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 11/30/12. Office location: Suffolk County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 10/25/12. More...

Amityville and Copiague Vamps have busy end of the year

A fire in Amityville and two in Copiague kept local Vamps busy before the New Year.  More...

County commits resources to enhanced monitoring of registered sex offenders

Plan to "protect our families" says County Executive Bellone

In the wake of court rulings throughout New York State against local residency restriction laws, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced that he has directed the Suffolk County Police Department to develop a comprehensive approach to better More...


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Pets pets pets

Don’t be too fast to judge a cat by its color, a new study warns. More...


Melvin Wright, 92, World War II deep sea diver, marina owner

Melvin H. Wright, a resident of Massapequa for 40 years and a veteran, died Dec. 27, 2012. He was 92 years old .  Mr. Wright was born Feb. 6, 1920 in Brooklyn to Joseph Harold and Gertrude (Weiss) Wright. More...



No magic bullet for public safety

In 1927, a school board trustee blew up a school, killing about 40 people. Only about half of the dynamite he used went off. If the full amount had exploded, it is likely many more would have been killed.  More...


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The hypocrisy in Washington outdone only by apathetic citizenry

Dear Editor:  More...

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