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September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

Ready to take on Edmund W. Miles Middle School in Amityville

The newest seventh-graders in the Amityville Union Free School District visited Edmund W. Miles Middle School on Aug. 24 to learn about the place where they will spend the next three years. More...

Babylon football knocks off Amityville in Week 1 matchup

Babylon has its sights set on some pretty lofty goals for 2017. More...

FOWL BALL

Ducks drop pivotal game to New Britain in hunt for playoffs

In baseball you are going to lose games, it just happens. The real question is when does it happen?  The Ducks happened to drop a tough one at the wrong time of the season when they fell to the New Britain Bees, 8-2, on Sept. 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. More...

Amity Harbor family to walk to summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro for eating disorder awareness

On Sept. 22, the Hemendinger family of Amity Harbor will walk as a family, step by step, to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa. More...

Renna Foundation 2017 walk/blood drive

The Christina Renna Foundation Inc. will hold its 2017 Walk-A-Thon and Blood Drive, Sun., Sept. 24, 10 a.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Zoning Board of Appeals September Legal NOTICE is hereby given that the BOARD OF APPEALS of the Village of Amityville will hold a Public Hearing in the Court Room of Village Hall, 21 Ireland Place, Amityville, NY at More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, September 22 •On Fri., Sept. 22 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

Copiague School District recognizes its longtime staff members

The Copiague School District recognized 18 staff members for their dedication and years of service to the school district during Superintendent’s Conference Day on Aug. 31.  More...

Over 200 gather at Bolden Mack Park to stand against racism and hatred

More than 200 people gathered at Bolden Mack Park in North Amityville on Sun., Aug. 20 to make a statement against hatred and racism. The event was organized by Stand Together. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Empty the Shelters!” This sounds like The Man of La Mancha singing about an impossible dream but it isn’t when the BISSELL Pet Foundation organizes such an adoption event. On Sat., Sept. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Amityville, Oak and John Streets631-264-0567 •On Fri., Sept. 22 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...

Obituaries

Irene Garvey, Prioress at Dominican Sisters of Amityville later at Queen of the Rosary Motherhouse, Amityville

On the morning of Aug. 30, 2017, Sister, and former Prioress, Irene Garvey died. She has served more than 70 years with the Dominican Sisters of Amityville and served as its Prioress.  More...

Herbert Terry, Jr., lifelong Amityville resident, MFDfire chief, veteran

Herbert D. Terry, Jr., a resident of Amityville and veteran of World War II, died Aug. 12, 2017 at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore. He was 89 years old.  More...

Opinion

Gary Sinise comes to Long Island in support of patriots

Gary Sinise, an actor, musician and all-around good guy, came to Long Island earlier this month to help raise money for his foundation, the Gary Sinise Foundation, whose mission is to serve our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first respon More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Reader defends cartoonist Kevin Eastwood, and his point of view

Dear Editor:  I would like to respond to James Connors who wrote a letter that appeared in your paper criticizing the paper’s political cartoonist, Kevin Eastwood (Reader: Cartoonist Kevin Eastwood got it wrong—again).  More...













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