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September 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

ASD works to resolve bus problems for Kellenberg students after angry parents attend school board meeting

Several Amityville residents, whose children attend Kellenberg High School in Uniondale, attended the school board meeting Wed., Sept. 5 after bus service to that school was disrupted. More...

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Schools/Sports

Amityville schools greet 20 new teachers for new school year

The Amityville Union Free School District warmly greeted its 20 newest teachers, who are joining the district for the 2018-19 school year.  More...

Eva Casale to speak at running club on September 25

The featured speaker at the Tuesday, Sept. 25 Open General Meeting of the Greater Long Island Running Club will be Eva Casale, Long Island’s premier endurance runner.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Hot and humid Long Island is swarming with mosquitoes. The last two months we’ve had a bumper crop. When these buggers carry heartworm disease, they do not discriminate as they bite our dogs. More...

Events & Calendar

RECORD CALENDAR

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.  THURSDAY, September 20   More...

St. Mary’s Parish offers free eight-week support group

St. Mary’s Parish in East Islip is offering a free eight-week support group for adults who are struggling to cope with the death of a loved one. Registration is required for this group, which begins on Wed., Sept. 12, 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Local parish hosts ‘get to know us’ meeting Sept. 30

Our Lady of the Assumption Parish Welcoming Ministry invites all, especially newcomers, to a “get to know us” meeting at 1 Molloy St., Copiague in the Lower Church Hall on Sun., Sept. 30 at 2:30 p.m. and Tues., Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT SUFFOLK COUNTY THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, F/ K/ A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES  More...

Extension of ASD Superintendent’s contract raises some anger and controversy

Amityville School Board extended the Superintendent’s contract late last month, drawing criticism from the public that the meeting on Aug. More...

Copiague School District construction project near completion, says superintendent

The Copiague School District’s construction project is now “substantially complete” and schools are ready to receive students, according to Copiague’s Superintendent, Dr. Kathleen Bannon. More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, September 21   •On Fri., September 21 at 1 p.m., the library will have Basic Conversational English. Practice, learn and become more comfortable with the use of the English language in a relaxed, informal environment. More...

 

People/Social

Staff readies for the new school year in Copiague Schools

Copiague School District welcomed staff and faculty members back to school to kick off the 2018-2019 school year during Superintendent’s Conference Day on Sept. 4 at the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School auditorium.   More...

North Babylon resident, 78, continues to be fitness inspiration

Ray Rahbari of North Babylon is in better shape than your average 30-year-old man. It just so happens that Ray Rahbari is 78 years old. Rahbari has been active in sports and fitness activities his entire life. More...

Rotary installs new member

Michelle L. Radice, right, a sales and service supervisor for People’s Bank in Amityville, was recently installed as a member of the Amityville Rotary Club. She is shown with Rotary membership chair Caroline D'Antonio.   More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567   •On Thurs., September 20 at 7 p.m., the library will have Apple Crisp Pizza. Make a nine-inch dessert pizza using pie crust, apple sauce and brown sugar topping! More...

Obituaries

Margaret Bozza, Amityville resident, owner and operator of Dan-Dee ceramics in Amityville

For many years Margaret Bozza owned and operated a ceramics business, selling her products, holding workshops and teaching the craft to many local residents, she also taught all over the country.  “My mother’s pieces are in museums,& More...

Opinion

Florence returns after more than 6 decades and our neighbors down South need our help

Most of us on Long Island can relate to the suffering of residents down South as hurricane Florence has torn through communities there, leaving in her wake destruction, and a sense of fear of what is yet to come. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

PUBLIC COMMENTARY: Here’s why I believe in America

It’s so easy these days to despair about the future of our country. It feels like half the people I run into just want to pull the covers over their heads and ignore the news.  More...













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