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June 24, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page


State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon) chairman of the Finance Committee, was recently presented with a plaque from Robert E. More...

My Adventures in the North Atlantic

Last summer, I found myself aboard a research vessel, cruising the North Atlantic, a far distance away from the Great South Bay that I grew up sailing on. More...

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Copiague Middle School receives funding for student safety workshop

Students at Copiague Middle School will be better informed thanks to the efforts of PTA President Concetta Morrill. The Middle School was recently awarded a grant for $1,200 in support of the successful Megan More...

St. Martin students learn the life of a butterfly

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Bedtime stories inspire life long readers

In their favorite pajamas and slippers, first-grade students from Deauville Gardens Elementary School in the Copiague School District stretched out on the blankets that lined the floors in the Copiague Public Library to listen to a few of their favor More...


All school districts should respond to Roslyn scandal

While it is patently unfair, the criminal activity that occurred in the Roslyn School District has cast aspersions on every other school district on Long Island, raising concern, mistrust and questions in the mind of their already skeptical residents More...

Editorial on Pope John Paul II was offensive

I found your editorial "What Pope John Paul II should have said to President George Bush," (June 9, Page 4), deeply offensive More...

Fifth grader from

Washington state needs help with NYS project

My name is Sara Fessenden, and I am a fifth grader in Buckley, Washington working on a project called the Parade of States. I am responsible for gathering as much information as I can about the state I have chosen to research. More...

Villages, schools mull next move to defend against state lawsuit

Officials from the Villages of Amityville, Babylon and Lindenhurst will be meeting over the next few weeks to map out a plan of action to address a pending lawsuit that could cost taxpayers in those communities, and others throughout Babylon, million More...


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Holy Trinity Baptist Church hosts Caring Service

The Joint Usher Board of the Holy Trinity Baptist Church, 300 Albany Ave., Amityville, will sponsor its annual Caring and sharing Service, Friday, June 25, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. More...



Copiague board members earn top honors

Board of Education Trustee Brian J. Sales has been presented the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) Master of Boardsmanship Award. This award is the highest honor bestowed by the Association More...

Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
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Frances W. Busch, a longtime resident of the Amityville/Copiague

Frances W. Busch, a longtime resident of the Amityville/Copiague area, died June 7, 2004 at Brunswick Hospital Center, Amityville. She was 81 years old. More...

Rosalinda "Linda" Quenzer, a resident of Amity Harbor since 1969

Rosalinda "Linda" Quenzer, a resident of Amity Harbor since 1969, died May 31, 2004 at her home. She was 59 years old. More...


An obituary on Ralph D. Vanderbeek that appeared in the June 9 edition, incorrectly identified the high school from which Mr. Vanderbeek graduated. It was Amityville High School. More...

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