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August 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Spota announces Drug Task Force busts up "sophisticated" drug ring

Two men, including one from Amityville, were identified by the Suffolk County district attorney’s office as “major drug traffickers” operating a sophisticated heroin ring on Long Island. S.C. More...

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Hot Laps

Twin 50’s for the NASCAR Modifieds and the INEX National Qualifier for the Legend Stock Cars highlighted the Riverhead Raceway program on Aug. 9, 2014. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Do you know that we have a fabulous and free Facebook network on Long Island for lost pets unlike any other? When an animal lover’s pet is missing, the search is heart wrenching and overwhelming. More...

A reporter’s walk along Albany Avenue

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Obituaries

Marge Slack, Amity resident, integral part of the community

When Marge Burke was a young girl growing up in Brooklyn, she spent time at Rockaway Beach and one day a young man playing poker on the boardwalk caught her eye. She walked up to him and asked if he was a member of the local gymnastic team. More...

Robert F. Blaesi, Massapequa resident, Army veteran, bus driver

Robert F. Blaesi, a resident of Massapequa, died July 9, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip. He was 65 years old. Mr. Blaesi was born on Feb. 2, 1949 in Mineola to Martin and Dorothy (Fisher) Blaesi. More...

Opinion

It will take more than law enforcement to solve drug problems in this country

A stunning reminder of the extent of the drug problem in our area came last week as Suffolk County announced the arrest of 22 subjects charging them in running a major drug ring on the South Shore of Long Island. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Gov. should sign bill to assess costs of complete plume remediation

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor: A bill A9492 (Saladino) and S7832 (Hannon), concerning the Grumman Navy toxic plume remediation plan is on the desk of Gov. Andrew Cumoo and the public should contact the governor’s office to get his to sign the bill. More...

Breaking News - 5:37 PM

Giacomo Jack's among 9 facing lawsuit

ASCAP charges public musical events violate there violate copywrigh laws

By Carolyn JamesTwo local restaurants are among nine named in a lawsuit brought by The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). More...

Amityville resident Joe Turner honored

Amityville resident and photographer Joe Turner was honored by the Dunbar-Abrams Alumni Association of Greater New York Chapter Sat., June 21.He received the organization’s Community Service Award. Also honored was Mary E. More...

WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23

•Chocolate Olympics! End of Summer Reading Club Party fro grades 6-12. Farmingdale library 116 Merritts Rd., 516-249-9090. •Wild by Nature Grand Opening celebration, face painting for kids, prizes and more. More...

 

People/Social

Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU) donates to Central Islip Civic Council

Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU) recently donated $500 and 50 jars of peanut butter and jelly to the Central Islip Civic Council, a non-profit, community-based agency dedicated to improving the quality of life for all residents of Central Islip f More...

Amityville students visit Lauder Museum

Amityville School District’s 21st Century Community Learner Center BEST program students recently stopped by the Amityville Historical Society’s Lauder Museum to learn about the Village’s past, view artifacts and learn a little bit More...

Amityville Parent Teacher Coalition teams up with Five Guys and Hershey’s for a fundraiser

The Amityville Parent Teacher Coalition (APTC) recently teamed up with neighboring Amityville businesses Five Guys Burgers and Fries and Hershey’s Ice Cream and Treats for a fundraiser. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

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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. THURSDAY, August 21 •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Kids, rig up your poles for the Annual Snapper Derby Aug. 23

The Rotary Club of Lindenhurst, in conjunction with the Village of Lindenhurst, will sponsor the Annual Snapper Derby 2014 at the Lindenhurst Village Marina on Sat., Aug. 23. Registration, which is free of charge, is from 8 until 9 a.m. on Aug. More...

Rally at Lindenhurst Memorial Library to raise awareness of heroin epidemic Aug. 23

Lindenhurst Memorial Library will hold a rally on Sat., Aug. 23 to bring more awareness to the heroin epidemic in Lindenhurst and Suffolk County. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

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INDEX NO.: 060315/2014File Date: 7/9/2014SUPPLEMENTALSUMMONSMORTGAGEDPREMISES:19 WINCHESTER DR.,LINDENHURST, NY11757DSBL #: 100-128-3-18Plaintiff designates SuffolkCounty as the place of trial;venue is based upon thecounty in which the mortgaged prem More...

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