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August 3, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

AFD gets state funds for life-saving defribillators

The Amityville Village Fire Department received $10,000 from New York State Sen. Chuck Fuschillo, enabling it to purchase 7 defribrillators that are compatible with the defribrillators that are used by the Amityville Police Department. More...

Copiague schools offer free and reduced lunches

The Copiague School District has announced a free and reduced price meal (free milk) policy for Copiague area school children. Local school officials have adopted a family eligibility criteria to assist them in determining eligibility. More...

AFD battles three blazes in one week

Amityville Village firefighters responded to a house fire July 8 followed by two fires that broke out at different locations at approximately the same time July 14. More...

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Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, August 4
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Amityville Rotary Club welcomes new member

The Amityville Rotary Club recently welcomed its newest member, Linda Thompson, shown center. She is shown with Rotarians Wes Powell, left and the club's president, Rosemarie Dearing. More...

Town vessel dedicated in memory of Bay Constable

Town of Babylon Supervisor Steven Bellone, New York State Senator Owen Johnson and New York State Assemblyman Bob Sweeney joined with Sylvia Brooks and Richard Brooks Jr. More...



Levy looks to protect the public, not his political career

When Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy raised his right hand and took the oath of office, swearing to uphold the law and protect the county and its people, the longtime public official assumed a tremendous responsibility. More...

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Reader raises objection to LIPA wind park plan

This is to register my absolute unequivocal objection to this proposal. More...

Amity Centenarian celebrates the 4th in style

Amityville's centenarian Evelyn Webster is shown July 4 as she was all decked out in Red White and Blue to ride in the Amityville Village Parade with the Amityville Rotary. More...

Republican Assembly challenge their Demoratic colleagues on laws designed to protect children from sexual predators

After serving 14 years in prison for a sex crime, William Morgan attacked a teenage girl in North Babylon. Six months after his release from jail for sodomizing a 16-year old girl, Nicholas Wiley was arrested for the rape and murder of two women. More...

Second annual month long Jack Nicklaus Heart & Stroke Challenge kicks off

Legendary golfer and ALTACE" (ramipril) celebrity spokesperson, Jack Nicklaus, hit the ceremonial first tee shot to open the 2nd Annual Jack Nicklaus Heart & Stroke Challenge. More...

The Long Island Home elects new members to Board of Directors

The Long Island Home, operators of South Oaks Hospital and Broadlawn Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Amityville, has elected five new members to its Board of Directors, including Ellen Ricciuti of Amityville. More...

Amityville Fire Department Celebrates 100 Years of Service 1905-2005


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Amityville High School

Graduation Ceremony

Beneath beautiful bright skies, Amityville held its commencement ceremonies June 25, recognizing students who had achieved excellence and are now prepared to enter a new and exciting phase of their lives. More...


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Tracy Ann Caspary, teacher’s aide and mother of two

Tracy Ann Caspary, a resident of North and West Babylon for 14 years, died July 10, 2005. She was 40 years old. More...

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