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August 24, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

NACEC sets public meeting Monday on new business incubator building

A public meeting to unveil a proposal to put up a new building and to operate a business incubator in North Amityville will be held at the Town of Babylon youth center at Cedar Road. The meeting will be held Monday, August 29, at 7 p.m. More...

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Andrew Evans, Owner of Massapequa-area Garden Center by Tiffany Elliott

Andrew G. "Pat" Evans, a longtime Amityville and Massapequa area resident, died July 19, 2005. He was 85 years old. A professional landscaper, he owned A. More...


LIPA should move to NYS State review for wind park

Since a front page story in all of our editions outlined a proposal for a Wind Park off of Babylon More...


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Public Commentary

Residents need to be provided with more
information when considering major projects

Regarding the proposed construction of the Long Island Offshore Wind Park on the south shore of Long Island, I recently became aware that over 800 public notice packages of scheduled "Open Houses" were mailed to residents by the Army Corps More...

Brunswick Hospital to shut its doors

Psychiatric, nursing and rehabilitiaion units to continue to operate

The hallways at the hospital were eerily quiet last week, confirming the diagnosis handed down to employees the day before. More...

ATA continues to fight for more reading teachers in district

Once again, the Amityville Teachers Association (ATA) asked the Amityville School Board to keep the elementary program in the district "intact" by maintaining smaller classes and the district More...

Incumbent Republican Sheriff Alfred Tisch opposed by Democrat Vincent DeMarco

In what may well prove to be a hotly contested race, the two major party candidates for the job of Suffolk County Sheriff are both experienced professionals in the field of criminal justice. More...



Ducks fly through another solid week

The Long Island Ducks continue to play their most consistent ball of the season, moving to within a game and a half of first place in the Atlantic League More...

Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, August 25
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Amityville Village Board to hold hearing on proposal to make Avon Place a one way

Amityville Village board will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 29, 8 p.m., Village Hall to consider a local law making Avon Place a one way. More...

Senator Fuschillo reminds residents to take advantage of upcoming tax free week

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) is informing residents that New York State has designated the week from Tuesday, August 30 through Monday, September 5 as a tax free shopping week. More...

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