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January 16, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Eckor Joseph tapped as Babylon Town’s newest assistant attorney

Eckor Joseph, a 29-year-old Hempstead resident, began his position as an assistant town attorney with the Town of Babylon on his birthday last month. More...

Trustee Nick LaLota

Dear Neighbor,  More...

#StockTheSocks successful campaign for Hope For Youth

During the holiday season many clothing and toy donation drives take place, but socks are a major need that often goes overlooked. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville art projects start with a single dot

During their art classes, students at Northwest Elementary School in the Amityville Union Free School District read popular Peter Reynolds book, “The Dot,” then followed with their own inspired creations. More...

Videos bring math to life in Amityville

Math teacher David Takseraas is creating a more interactive learning environment for his students at Edmund W. Miles Middle School in the Amityville Union Free School District. More...

Fourth-graders pen words of encouragement for Marine recruits

Fourth-graders at Great Neck Road Elementary School in the Copiague School District used their writing skills to pen words of encouragement for U.S. Marine Corps recruits. More...

Obituaries

Paul Knudsen, Copiague resident and H.S. graduate, machinist

Described as a “master machinist” and avid musician, lifelong Copiague resident Paul Harris Knudsen died of esophageal cancer Nov. 6, 2018. He was 56. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF SUFFOLK SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS AND NOTICE Index No. More...

Amityville Village elections March 19th; Trustee Nick LaLota not seeking reelection

In a surprise move this week, incumbent Village Trustee Nick LaLota announced that he would not be seeking reelection in March.  All Villages in New York State are slated to hold their elections on Tues., March 19.  More...

Two beach employees save life of Babylon man

“These are my guardian angels,” said Peter Detroll in the hallway outside of the Babylon Town Board Room on Wednesday January 3, 2019. More...

Out of towners get a taste of Amityville’s hospitality

You could call Kristen Bruderer of East Norwich and Susan Flaiz of East Norwich Holiday Home Tour aficionados. The two women make plans every holiday season to go on a tour, and this year they chose Amityville.  More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, January 18   •On Fri., January 18 at 7 p.m., the library will have Winnie the Pooh Storytime. Hey kids! Did you know that January 18 is Winnie the Pooh Day? Come celebrate all things Winnie the Pooh with stories and crafts. More...

Local minister arrested on sex charges denies victim’s claims

Rev. Thomas Humphrey of North Amityville, who was arrested and charged with forcible touching by Suffolk County Police Jan. 7, said this week that the claims by his accuser are false.  His attorney, J. More...

 

People/Social

Good Sam welcomes first baby of 2019

Arriving just after midnight, Kairo Lewis marked the first baby born at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in 2019.  Born to parents Rochelle Monroe and Josean Lewis of Amityville, Kairo was delivered at 12:08 am by Angeline Seah, MD. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Ready for another lost dog story? This one reiterates the importance of spreading the word near and far, the value of teamwork and another lesson that may not be unique to Jiminy’s Journey.  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, January 17  •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Bay Village Civic to hold 12th annual brunch

The Bay Village Civic Association will host its 12th Annual Bruch, honoring Peter C. Keller, posthumously.  More...

Last Hope Fix-A-Feral fundraiser luncheon Jan. 20

Last Hope has changed the name and venue of its annual Fix-A-Feral fundraiser luncheon. It is going Italian…. More...

Opinion

Driving is not only a privilege— it is a responsibility

This weekend we saw reports about numerous car accidents, one that killed a woman in Copiague. In addition, a man was arrested and charged with driving with 68 suspensions of his license. More...

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National Wear Red Day Coming February 1st

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

One in three. That’s the price women pay for cardiovascular disease. While nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented, cardiovascular diseases continue to be a woman’s greatest health threat, claiming the lives of 1 in 3 women. More...













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