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July 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

THE GRADUATES

Amityville High School

Amityville Memorial High School’s Lou Howardfield was filled with pride and beaming smiles on June 25 as the AMHS Class of 2016 celebrated their graduation. More...

Copiague High School

The 57th commencement exercises of the Walter G. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“The Secret Life of Pets” raked in over $203 million at movie box offices in just two weeks. I went to see the animated film, hoping I’d love it because two of the promos featured friends. More...

“1st Act in Legislature made a Spittoon, a Flower Vase” - Part III

As the women’s suffrage movement grew, Rosalia Gardner Jones’s of Oyster Bay, and Lillian Fishel, of Babylon, continued to fight hard, and over the next few years were joined by other local women living on the South Shore of Long Island. More...

Obituaries

Bruce Lottman, Amityville resident, healthcare manager, veteran

Bruce Lottman, who was born and raised in Amityville, died June 22, 2016 in Stuart, Florida. He was 74 years old. Mr. Lottman served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and received the rank of 1st Lieutenant. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AND/ OR INFORMATIONAL HEARINGS BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON PLANNING BOARD Pursuant to Chapter 186, Site Plan Review, and Chapter 213, Zoning, of the Babylon Town Code and Section 276 of the Town Law, notice&n More...

Marine finds his way back to health with help of assistance dog

Although many Americans recognize how hard life is for those serving in the armed forces, most don’t know how hard life can be for these men and women once they return home to civilian life. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, July 22 •Senior Advocate: Fri., July 22, 9-11 a.m. A Senior Advocate from the S.C. More...

 

People/Social

CHS Science Symposium

To celebrate the success of students in the independent science research program, Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School hosted its second annual Science Research Symposium. More...

Retirees and long-serving staff honored in Amityville School District

The Amityville School District held its staff recognition ceremonies June 8, honoring its retirees and those who have worked for the district 20, 25 and 30 years. More...

Shaneka Bernard receives proclamation for acceptance into U.S. Military Academy

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory presented a proclamation to Amityville High School senior Shaneka Bernard congratulating her on her acceptance into the United States Military Academy Preparatory School (USMAPS) at West Po 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...

Free breakfast and lunch in Copiague

The Copiague School District Summer Food Service Program offers children 18 and younger free breakfast and lunch at the following locations: •Christian Life Center, 450 Bayview Ave., Amityville, is offering lunch through Aug. More...

Local backpack giveaway

Students in Copiague are about to benefit from a national backpack giveaway. More...

Opinion

A civil society cannot tolerate assaults on its police officers

EDITORIAL:

Many years ago, when the courts were asked to determine whether a citizen could be arrested and charged for making disparaging comments to, shouting at and otherwise verbally abusing a police officer, the courts ruled that the officers were represent More...

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY: Let’s not stop Pokémon GO for all because a few use poor judgment

On Fri., July 8, I witnessed, right here in my own community, a wonderful, global phenomena, Pokémon GO! Pokémon is a Japanese video game that has been around for more than 20 years, but has also spawned books, television shows and card games. More...













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