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July 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, July 18 •Ultimate 80’s tribute at Tanner Park 7:30 p.m. •Jim Rheel and the Banjo Rascals at Argyle Gazebo at 8 p.m. •Computer kindergarten for Grownups from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. More...

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Schools/Sports

Amityville Memorial High School

Marching across the Lou Howard field, the Amityville High School Class of 2014 was met with rousing cheers and applause as they celebrated their graduation on June 28. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

There were plenty of fireworks and competitive action before the scheduled pyrotechnics display at Riverhead Raceway July 5, 2014. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Cats are such characters. My 17-year-old three-legged cat “Veto” has always been fastidious about his litter box. New litter must be used ASAP. 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. THURSDAY, July 17 •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Southside Hospital establishes military and veterans’ cardiac support group

Beginning Thurs., July 17, Southside More...

Come to West Islip for community BBQ July 24

The West Islip Chamber of Commerce annual community barbecue will be held Thurs., July 24, 6 to 8 p.m. at Our Lady of Consolation, 111 Beach Dr., West Islip. More...

Opinion

To raise sales tax $$$ you need to raise consumer confidence

Both Nassau and Suffolk counties reported this week that the amount of sales tax generated to date this year is far short of what their budget projections were. More...

A quick but fruitless effort to evade the law

After reading a police report of an arrest last week, two things came to my mind. First, you can’t make this stuff up. Second, the subject, Jason Quick, was anything but. More...

Photo

Full Story

No cause found yet for MacDonald Avenue fire; not suspicious say officials

Lynn Batz was in her kitchen making breakfast shortly after 7:30 a.m., Thurs., July 3 when she looked out her window and saw smoke coming from her neighbor’s home. More...

Copiague Schools get update on Common Core and math curriculum

Copiague Middle School Mathematics Department Chairperson Dr. More...

 

People/Social

Dana Dexter wins Amityville Artists Circle’s Shirley Ilsley Malone Incentive Award

On Thurs., June 5, Dana Dexter, a senior at Amityville Memorial High School, received the Shirley Ilsley Malone Incentive Award. More...

IN THE NEWS

Bienvenue sur Amityville citoyens du Bourget

The Amityville LeBourget welcomed 14 residents from the City of LeBourget, France on Wednesday. The group will be spending 10 days in Amityville, taking in local sights and visiting Manhattan and other locations. More...

Applebee's and Alex's Lemonade Stand to fight childhood cancer

In an effort to spread awareness of childhood cancer and raise funds for life-saving research, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar® has partnered with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicatin More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

AmityvilleOak and John Streets631-264-0567 •Museum passes are available for Amityville More...

Obituaries

Sister Charlotte Tighe, dedicated 84 years to religious life as a Sister of St. Dominic

On Sat., June 28, Sister Charlotte Tighe, who dedicated 84 years to religious life as a Sister of St. Dominic, died. Sister was 100 years years old. More...

Frank A. Burch Jr., lifetime Amityville resident, local business owner

Frank A. Burch Jr., a lifelong resident of Amityville and the owner and operator of Speedomical Printing, a business on Merrick Road, for 35 years, died June 14, 2014. He was 67 years old. Mr. Burch was born March 21, 1947 to Frank and Gladys Burch. More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLICHEARING BY THE TOWNOF BABYLONACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARDPursuant to provisions ofLocal Law # 9 of the Babylon Town Code, noticeis hereby given that theTown of Babylon AccessoryApartment Review Boardwill hold a public hearingin th More...









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