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April 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Gordon pressing Copiague School District to hire more educators of diversity

Jacqueline Gordon, a Babylon Town councilwoman and a parent in the Copiague School District, sent a letter to the school board asking that it complete a comprehensive plan delineating how the board will move to diversify the Board of Education, admin More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lessons from Modell's CEO at Copiague High School

Business students at Walter G. O’Connell High School had a special guest speaker on March 2 when Mitchell Modell, CEO of Modell’s Sporting Goods, visited the school to present a business seminar.  More...

FOWL BALL

LI Ducks eye Atlantic League championship after big offseason additions

The Long Island Ducks have had a makeover in more ways than one. Not only has the grass at Bethpage Ballpark been replaced, but there has been significant roster movement over the course of the offseason as well. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Samuel Hartmann, the immigrant and son Jacob – Part 1

The property known as Peterkin Park located on Oak Street in the Village of Amityville is the historic site of the Hartman Pond, ice houses and bottling company. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

I was thrilled to be asked to judge Sight Hounds and Pariah Dogs at the first United Kennel Club (UKC) Match Show on Long Island last Sunday April 23 at Old Westbury Gardens during the Dog Days spring weekend there. But I was in panic mode too. More...

Obituaries

Joseph Toscano, Amityville High School graduate and firefighter, at 54

Joseph Toscano grew up in Massapequa at a time when children enjoyed open spaces, riding their bicycles and playing ball in sand lots. He attended Amityville High School where he maintained perfect attendance throughout his 12 years in that district. More...

Lee Nofi, Amityville resident and AMHS graduate Class of ‘62

Leandra (Lee) Nofi (Coultas) and Ernest Nofi attended Amityville Memorial High School together graduating with the Class of ’62.The couple eventually married and made their home in Amityville.  Leandra Nofi died of cancer on Feb. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

GEM HOSPITALITY LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 11/22/16. Office: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...

Heated budget hearing in Village

The Amityville Village Board presented a $15.8 million budget at a public hearing Mon., April 17. More...

North Amityville Fire Dept Annual Dinner

The North Amityville Fire Company held its annual installation dinner April 1. Sworn in as chief was Aaron D. Collins. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, April 28   •On Fri., April 28, at 4 p.m., the library will have Children’s Video Gamers. Hey kids! Come down for an hour of gaming fun. We will have games on both our PS4 and Wii game systems for you to play! More...

 

People/Social

AMHS student Kristina Smith honored by Amityville Rotary as Student of the Month

The Amityville Rotary Club recently recognized Amityville Memorial High School senior Kristina Smith as Student of the Month. Kristina will be heading to Suffolk Community College and then to St. More...

Town of Babylon hosts Women's History Month

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with members of the Town Board and the Department of Human Services to host the Town’s 28th annual Women’s History Month Celebration. The event was held at Walter G. More...

Volunteers make a difference in Town of Babylon

For a Global Youth Service project, Lindenhurst High School teacher and advisor Kristy Aurigemma and many of her student volunteers from the Peer Leadership and National Honor Society joined the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition and other volunteers fo More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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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...

ATA to walk to support autism awareness

The Amityville Teachers Association is hosting an Autism Awareness Walk at the Amityville Beach on Sun., April 30 from 9 a.m. to noon. All are welcome. Students will get community service participation certificates. More...

Last Hope receives $15,000 grant for kitten adoptions

Last Hope Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc. announced it has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to help fund preparation of incoming kittens for adoption. More...

Opinion

School Board trustees deserve a thanks for their commitments

Three longtime school board candidates—Janet Meyerson in North Babylon, Jane Ryan in Massapequa and Everett Newman in Copiague—are not seeking reelection this year. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY: Don’t be cajoled into a constitutional convention

On Nov. 7, the voters will make an important choice on whether to hold another state constitutional convention, which, if approved, would take place in April 2019. More...













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