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October 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

Amityville High School promotes peace with performance and pinwheels

To mark the International Day of Peace, Amityville Memorial High School hosted its ninth annual peace celebration on Sept. More...

Copiague vocalists selected for state ensembles

Four student-musicians from Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School have been selected to participate in the New York State School Music Association’s All-State Ensembles in Rochester from Nov. 29 to Dec. 2.  More...

Copiague boys soccer team aim for playoffs with unique team circumstances

The goal for the Copiague boys soccer team is the same one just about every other team on Long Island sets in the preseason—make the playoffs. But the Eagles journey to get there is somewhat unique. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567   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, October 18 More...

Security Dodge hearing set for Monday; Amity Planning approves GreenTek

The Amityville Village Board will hold a hearing to consider a request by Security Dodge, which is asking the Board to approve a special use permit to allow it to use property at 335 Merrick Road for employee and customer parking.  The hearing w More...

Holiday Bake Sale

The Friends of the Copiague Library will hold a holiday craft and bake sale Sat., Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The event will be held in the library auditorium, 50 Deauville Blvd., Copiague. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF BABYLON - ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to Chapter 213, Article II of the Building Zone Ordinance of the Town of Babylon, notice is hereby given that the Town of Ba More...

Breaking News - 10/19/2018 5:19 PM

Police seek public's help in finding Paint Ball attackers - Free Access

Amityville Village Police are asking the public’s help in identifying several youths who fired a paint ball gun from a dark vehicle Oct. 13, striking another youth above the left eye.  More...

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre faces challenge from Kevin Sabella on November 6

Incumbent Democratic Kimberly Jean- Pierre (11th AD) is being challenged by newcomer Republican Kevin Sabella November 6 and the race is focused on experience versus a call for change.  Jean-Pierre was first elected in 2014, succeeding Assemblym More...

 

People/Social

Copiague School Districts greets three new assistant principals

At the Copiague School District’s Aug. 14 Board of Education meeting, the board appointed two new elementary school assistant principals, effective Aug. 20. More...

Amityville High School welcomes new students

For Amityville Memorial High School’s incoming 10th graders, the building will transform before their eyes. The school will be a different place when they graduate in June 2021 than it was on Aug. More...

Dorothy and Richard Gartner renew their wedding vows

This past summer, Dorothy and Richard Gartner celebrated the renewal of their wedding vows. The ceremony took place at St. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

After five years of planning and building, our shelter dogs and cats, plus their luggage, moved into the NEW Babylon Animal Shelter at 80 New Highway in Amityville. You are invited to the Grand Opening festivities scheduled for this Sat. Oct. More...

Obituaries

Frances E. Maher, Amityville resident, and former Brunswick Hospital employee

Frances E. Maher, a resident of Amityville who dedicated much of her life to her community, died August 26, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage. She was 89 years old.  “My mother was a fixture in this town,” said her son Tom. More...

Opinion

Sears is part of America’s story

Every once in a while an idea transformed into a venture becomes part of the fabric of society. Such is the case with Sears, and the announcement of its eventual demise this week is sad.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

PUBLIC COMMENTARY: Time to stand up for a free press: We’re not the enemy

Enough already.  The last couple of years have been an unending barrage against the freedom of the press and the practitioners of this noble trade.  More...













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