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October 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

Amityville's college-minded students make trek to southern campuses

For the eighth consecutive year, Amityville High School students, under the guidance of social worker Reynolds Hawkins, visited four historically black universities in an attempt to navigate the college application process. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

This column is devoted to ways I feel will make the Riverhead Raceway experience even better for the competitors, fans and, yes, even the officials. It is not an attempt to “bash” anyone. More...

Mrs. Jackson was peeling potatoes in her fisherman’s hut

Before we continue our walk up Albany Ave., we learned from the South Side Signal (Babylon) newspaper’s Feb. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

So much has been written about the bond between person and pet; but two online news stories from last week about elderly owners and their beloved pets solidify the notion that this connection can be almost mystical and the benefits mutual. More...

Obituaries

Mr. Antero Tejada, Amityville resident, longtime member of St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church

Mr. Antero Tejada, a resident of Amityville, died Aug. 14, 2014 at his home. He was 86 years old. Mr. Tejada was born on Jan. 3, 1928 in Chiclayo, Peru to Enrique and Nativida (Rojas) Tejada. More...

Opinion

Put the blame where it belongs

EDITORIAL

It is absolutely appalling to watch as the Hempstead School District is trashed by officials and bureaucrats at the state and federal level for not moving quickly enough to incorporate more than 1,200 youngsters who came into that district as a resul More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

School bus safety is everyone’s concern

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Educational Bus Transportation, a leader in student transportation throughout Nassau County and western Suffolk County, is advocating for safety awareness during National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 20-24. More...

Village works toward fiscal health; comptroller says still under stress

The Wandell administration is “clawing back to the black,” closing out its 2013-14 budget with a surplus, said Mayor James P. Wandell. In doing so, the Village has further reduced its $742,000 operating deficit to $356,318. More...

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, October 24 • Come out and Play for ages 2-5 with an adult at the Farmingdale library, 116 Merritts Rd. 516-249-9090. •Friday afternoon games at the library, Copiague library, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631-691-1111. More...

 

People/Social

Annie Gilligan earns Bernie Ward Commitment Award

Amityville resident and Kellenberg senior, Annie Gilligan, has been awarded the Bernie Ward Commitment Award for her outstanding effort and devotion to the Girls Varsity Lacrosse team. More...

Gibbon named to All-County

St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School announced that Anna Gribbon of Amityville is among 16 members of its Performing Arts program to have been named as All-County by the New York State Council of Administrators of Music Education (NYSCAME). More...

Glass of wine and White Castle secrets to long life says 102-year-old

For Madeleine Turpan, the best way to celebrate her 102nd birthday was to meet with family and friends at her favorite restaurant—White Castle. And Turpan did just that Sept. 25. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

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Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. Readers should know that meetings are subject to change without notice. More...

Services for the Blind seeking volunteers

The Suffolk County office of Helen Keller Services for the Blind is seeking volunteers for the Suffolk County area to spend one to two hours per week visiting blind or legally blind elderly adults who are homebound. More...

Amityville H.S. Sports Hall of Fame to host 2014 Dinner Induction Ceremony Oct. 24

The athletes being inducted span the decades of Amityville sports history and include the sister and brother team of Cherese and Oliver Hinckson for their outstanding basketball careers, Richie Maher, a champion wrestler, Kenny Young, an awarding win More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation ofEast End Projects LLC.Arts of Org. filed with NewYork Secy of State (SSNY)on 8/25/14. Office location: Suffolk County. More...

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