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December 30, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

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Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, December 30
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Senator Fuschillo offers information about financial aid for college

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced recently that his office has 2005-2006 financial aid information available for students who plan on attending college in the fall of 2005. This information is available free of charge. More...

Amityville annual holiday wreath and tree sale a great success

On Saturday, December 11, the annual holiday tree and wreath sale was held on the corner of Merrick Road and Bennette Place. More...




50 Deauville Blvd. More...


Oak and John Streets
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Dorothea Terwilliger, lay nun with Third Order of St. Dominic

"They really were soul mates," said Patricia Holub, of her parents who married despite the fact that her mother at one time intended to become a Catholic nun. More...

Jean E. Giffone, of Amityville

Jean E. Giffone, of Amityville, died December 8, 2004. She was a retired employee of General Electric. More...



Ring in a promise
for a new you

The New Year More...

Public Commentary

New Year is new opportunity to understand one another

As our nation celebrates the secular New Year 2005, we can learn something from the Jewish New Year which falls in late summer or early fall. The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, demands of us a moment of introspection and self-examination. More...

Bush Agenda: get out of Iraq

In a letter that appeared in the December 16 edition of the Beacon, "Four items to consider for the Bush agenda," Ernest A. More...

Suffolk County Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool
The Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool