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Oyster Bay Town Housing Authority provides emergency cell phones to Seniors

In an effort to further ensure the safety and well being of senior citizen residents, the Town of Oyster Bay Housing Authority is working together with Phones For Life, Inc. More...

Public hearing held on pending HCRA reauthorization

Chaired by Senator Kemp Hannon, the New York State Health Committee-in conjunction with the Senate Insurance Committee-recently conducted a public hearing to solicit testimony regarding issues and recommendations for the pending Health Care Reform Ac More...

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, January 27
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Obituaries

Madeline A. Hertel, former resident of Massapequa

Madeline A. Hertel, of West Babylon and formerly of Massapequa, died December 4, 2004. She was a typesetter for The American Institute of Physics in Melville. More...

George Fuchs, of Massapequa Park

George Fuchs, of Massapequa Park, died December 9, 2004 after a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was 69 years old. More...

Florence S. Lee, formerly resident of Massapequa

Florence S. Lee, of Queensbury, new York and formerly of Massapequa, died December 16, 2004. More...

Sen. Kemp Hannon: Senate pushes for immediate reform of the state's budget process

Senator Kemp Hannon (R-6th S.D.) announced, as its first order of business for the 2005 legislative session, the New York State Senate passed two comprehensive budget reform bills that would fix the budget process and put an end to late budgets begin More...

Suffolk man killed in Farmingdale accident

Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives are investigating a single vehicle accident in East Farmingdale, which claimed the life of an East Northport man. More...

Seniors say high drug costs make them sick

High prescription drug costs continue to plague the fixed incomes of our area More...

 

People/Social

Robert Bruce Bergmann, M.D. named 2004 Hobie Award winner

In 1999, the NYSOS Board of Director established an annual award to recognize the contributions of their esteemed colleague, Hobart "Hobie" A. More...

Cold Stone Creamery opens in Massapequa

Nassau County Legislator Peter J. Schmitt cut the ribbon to officially open the newest business in Massapequa, Cold Stone Creamery on Merrick Road. More...

Dotty Meyer, Berner graduate, opens Renaissance Preschool

Dotty Meyer, a 1973 graduate of Berner High School, recently opened her own preschool in Amherst, Massachusetts. More...

Opinion

A warm greeting to those who were out in

the cold during this weekend

Sitting in the warmth of our homes, fully stocked with the storm essentials More...

Letter from Iraq: Christmas in Tikrit

The following letter was written by Major Michael McCaffery. More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?