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August 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

Copiague board recognizes students who have portrayed selfless acts of kindness

Copiague Public Schools held a recognition ceremony to honor 22 students within the district for their accomplishments. More...

St. Martin students busy learning about bears

Miss Reyes’ kindergarten class at St. Martin of Tours Elementary School in Amityville was very busy learning about bears. More...

Amityville H.S. students paint portraits for the underprivileged

Thanks to the artistic talent and giving spirit of students at Amityville Memorial High School (AMHS), underprivileged Philippine students received personalized portraits of themselves, which were painted by the Amityville students toward the end of More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

AmityvilleOak and John Streets631-264-0567 More...

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...

Rededication and street renaming ceremony Sept. 13

Sgt. John Sardiello Post 1634 of the American Legion will hold a post rededication and street renaming ceremony, Sat., Sept. 13, 10 a.m. at the Post, 10 Bruce St., West Babylon. More...

Upcoming programs from U.S. Power Squadrons

The United States Power Squadrons is offering two programs in September. On Mon., Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m., the Captree Squadron will offer America’s Boating Course at the Town of Babylon Pool Building, second floor, 151 Phelps Ln., North Babylon. More...

Opinion

Help your local back-to-school program

It’s almost back to school time and parents and students are out purchasing clothes and school supplies. But for some families, this is a strain on an already strained budget and this economy has only made things worse. More...

Silence is golden

A letter from a reader this week raises an issue that concerns many – the use of motorized lawn mowers and leaf blowers throughout our communities. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Venditto and Denenberg off and running for 8th Senate seat

If you are having an event on the South Shore of Long Island, you can depend on at least two people showing up: N.C. Legislators Dave Denenberg and Michael Venditto. More...

Planning Board meeting: signs and house raising

The Amityville Planning Board continues to hear numerous applications related to the rebuilding of homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy and requests to elevate many of them. More...

 

People/Social

Stevens-Murphy family gets together to celebrate Paul Stevens' 94th

When Paul Stevens looked over at the dozens of family members representing his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, he was struck in amazement. “Your mom and I did all this!” he said. More...

Our Lady of Consolation wins top HANYS Award

Our Lady of Consolation (OLC) Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Care Center, a member of Catholic Health Services (CHS,) earned Healthcare Association of New York State Pinnacle Award for Quality and Patient Safety for a Post-Acute or Outpatient Provid More...

Babylon IDA brings in more jobs with BWild

The Babylon IDA closed on a long-term lease with BWild on Mon., Aug. 11. Chief Executive Officer Robert Stricoff met with Mark Levine of Utopia Inc. to complete and sign the new lease. The closing was held at 100 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY 11788. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Last week “Inky,” an indoor cat, went missing while his Levittown family was out of state on vacation and relatives were pet-sitting. More...

A reporter’s walk along Albany Avenue

by Sandi Brewster-Walker Part III More...

Hot Laps

On and off the track, it was a busy evening at Riverhead Raceway on Aug. 16, 2014. More...

Obituaries

Hank Buschman, veteran, craftsman, artist and active member of St. Martin’s parish, at 94

by Carolyn James Henry (Hank) Buschman, a longtime resident of Amityville, accomplished many things in his life. He worked in the aerospace program at Grumman, was a craftsman woodworker, an artist and longtime community volunteer. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE of FORMATIONof Eline Fleury, LLC.Articles of Organizationfiled with the Secretary ofState of New York SSNYon May 20, 2014. More...

Poll

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