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June 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

ASPCA grants $5,000 to Last Hope’s Fix-A-Feral program

Last Hope Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc. announced that it has received a $5,000 grant from the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) to fund Last Hope’s Fix-A-Feral program. More...

Reunion planned for crew of USS Elokomin AO-55

A reunion is planned for Tues., Sept. 24 to Fri., Sept. 27 for the USS Elokomin AO-55 of the U.S. Navy. The reunion will be held in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. For further information, call 617- 288-3755 or email theeloman@verizon.net. More...

Councilwoman Gordon honored as "Hometown Hero"

On May 3, Babylon Town Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon was honored by the Town of Babylon City Employees Union Local 237 as a Hometown Hero for her accomplishments and service both here and abroad. The ceremony was held at Martin A. More...

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Schools/Sports

Ed Ramirez Jr. and the Amityville HS wrestling team going strong

Amityville High School junior and East Massapequa resident Eduardo Ramirez Jr., competed May 19 at the Pemperton Duals in New Jersey as part of a club team H2W (Here 2 Win). The team went 5 and 0 defeating teams from Pennsylvania and New Jersey. More...

Copiague teachers honored by ASSET

Kim Ruggiero and Monica Santaly – who are teachers of Languages Other Than English (LOTE) from Walter G. More...

Copiague’s Deauville Gardens East Elementary School enjoys Pajama Read Night

Recently, Copiague’s Deauville Gardens East Elementary School held its second Pajama Read Night of the 2012-13 school year. More...

Obituaries

Gladys Louise Adams, longtime Amityville resident, member of First United Methodist Church

Memorial Visitation will be held Sat., June 15 at the Powell Funeral Home, 67 Broadway, Amityville for Gladys Louise Adams (nee Robinson), who died of heart complications Sun., May 26 at Bolingbrook Hospital, Bolingbrook IL. More...

Brian K. Gast, volunteer fire fighter

As a child, Brian K. Gast was struck by the work of the volunteer fire department. His grandfather would take him to the firehouse in Elmont where he was a volunteer, and the youngster began the journey there that would take him through life. More...

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Public Notices

Notice of Formation of290 Old Montauk Associates, LLC. Arts of Org. filedwith New York Secy of State(SSNY) on 12/31/12. More...

Amityville Knights and Masons keep up annual dinner tradition

Amityville Masonic Lodge 977 and St. Martin's K of C held its annual Brotherhood night last month. The tradition, designed to bring these two communityminded groups together, started in 1973. More...

Heritage Fair held under sunny skies

The Historical Society Heritage Fair: was another well-planned and wellattended Amityville community event held on Saturday. The storm passed in time for the event's opening at 10 a.m. and the skies were clear and sunny. More...

16th annual Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Golf Classic promises relaxation, prizes and more

The 16th annual Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Golf Classic will be held on Mon., June 24 at Southward Ho Country Club in Bay Shore, with a morning and afternoon shotgun start, 7:45 a.m. and 1 p.m., respectively. More...

Phelps Lane: Where the wealthy lived and fished

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The Phelps Lane Mansion on Phelps Lane in North Babylon has an interesting history. The 14-room French-style mansion, which sits on Phelps Lane today, was built in 1942 as the summer home of businessman David Schnur (1882-1948). More...

 

People/Social

With Project C.A.R.E., personal development and career training go hand in hand

More than l00 high school students from across Nassau and Suffolk were invited this month by the Career and Educational Counseling Center at South Oaks Hospital, Amityville, to participate in a half-day experience at the renowned Project C.A.R.E. More...

All Suffolk boaters need qualification after Oct. 2013

After Oct. 2013, all Suffolk County residents who operate a boat in Suffolk waters will be required to carry evidence that they have completed an approved boating safety course. More...

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Pets pets pets

A pony, a parrot and a pack of pups inside the NYS Capitol? More...

Library

At your library

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Events & Calendar

Veterans ceremony full military honors rendered June 22

Missing in America Project and American Legion Greenlawn Post 1244 invites all veterans, veterans service organizations and patriotic members of the public to observe the inurnment of the unclaimed, cremains of 34 veterans and nine spouses of veteran More...

Parents for Megan’s Law helpline and sex offender registration tips

Parents for Megan’s Law and the Crime Victims Center offers information on how to protect yourself and your children from the dangers of sexual abuse. More...

Children take the stage with BVAC creative drama workshop

e Babylon Village Arts Council will hold itsfirst creative dramatics workshop for children beginning July 9 at Babylon High School, 50 Railroad Ave., Babylon. More...

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We couldn’t have said it better: Even today, we’d rave about newspapers...

I can understand why newspapers are not viewed as trendy today. After all, they were really the iPods of 1690. More...









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