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July 17, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Village paves the way for new nautical park at Ocean and Merrick

With a rumble and roar the Village tore down the three old homes and business along Merrick Road, just east of Ocean Avenue, making way for a Nautical Park. More...

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Copiague student wins regional

NAACP competition

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Copiague students earn leadership awards

Wilson Tech students from the Copiague School District won top honors in the regional competition sponsored by the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA). More...

Copiague student NY lottery scholarship award winner

After an extensive review process, the New York Lottery Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Committee has selected Walter G. O More...

Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
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Jim Doherty, 73, longtime resident of hometown Amityville

For many years, Jim Doherty viewed life through the lens of a camera, capturing the people and the times in which he lived and preserving them for posterity. More...

Elizabeth (Betty) Coles, 78, worked for Marion Clark’s

Elizabeth (Betty) Coles, an East Islip resident and longtime employee with Marion Clark More...

Amityville woman joins the Peace Corps and serves in Africa

After a layover in Holland, Cynthia Turner, the 30 year-old Town of Babylon Community Development Program Project Manager, was stationed in the Republic of Namibia, Africa where she will train for three months before beginning her mission to battle i More...

Town kicks off program to curb speeders

The loud roar of a speeding motorcycle drowned out the words of Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone as he held a press conference in North Babylon last week. The subject: speeding. More...

Public input sought

The Oak Beach Park Task Force invites residents to the Community Workshop Tuesday July 23 in Town Hall, 200 E. Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst. The workshops begin at 7 p.m. More...



North Amity holds Community

Parade and Festival Day

This year, The North Amityville Community Parade and Festival Day was held in memory of all lost on September 11, 2001. More...

Annual DAR luncheon held at

Southward Ho Country Club

Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter, Daugh ters of the American Revolution sponsored an annual luncheon at Southward Ho Country Club. State Regent Mrs. More...

Amityville Harbor resident recently named Miss NYS

Amityville Harbor resident Norma Varrichio was recently named America More...


A good way to clean up our neighborhoods

An innovative program to eliminate the instances of street level prostitution is being implemented in Brooklyn. It is seeking to have to provide the Johns who patronize these prostitutes with the option of jail time or a rehabilitative program. More...

Writers: plan to kill off nuisance geese is immoral

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