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February 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Byrd leading Copiague to great heights; Senior forward reaches milestone

The 6-3 senior forward scored career point No. 1,000 in Copiague's 94-39 win over Newfield last week, and added to a laundry list of accomplishments over the past two seasons. It's not enough for him though. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Mighty microchip: a transponder, tiny as a grain of rice with a longer lifespan than any dog or cat. Implanted between the shoulders, a microchip, though not a GPS, offers another level of ID protection for your pet. More...

Library

At the Library...

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631- 691- 1111 +The Library has planned a trip to see the New York Islanders vs. the Montreal Canadiens, Saturday, February 24, departing noon for a 1 p.m. More...

Events & Calendar

Record CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, February 15 +Amityville Village Board of Appeals Meeting: 8 p.m., Wm. Kay Memorial Bldg., second fl., Greene Ave., Amityville. More...

BaCCA annonces second session of “Dancing Like the Stars”

Back by popular demand, Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BaCCA) has announced the return of its dance program, Dancing Like the Stars. The class will be taught for an eight-week session beginning March 1 and ending April 19. More...

Students complete walk to Florida program

As part of a district wellness initiative in physical education, Amityville Memorial High School students walked and/or ran during their physical education classes, the 1,122 miles necessary to travel from Amityville to Orlando, Florida. More...

New ASD program to give students life lessons on money and finances

By the time a young person heads off to college, he or she is likely to have a driver's license, a cell phone and at least one credit card tucked away in a pocket or purse. More...

CSD voters approve capital improvements

Voters in the Copiague School District approved an $11.3 million capital improvement bond and acceptance of the state's EXCEL funding. More...

"Getting caught" doing something good at Park Avenue

Amityville's Park Avenue Elementary School students, staff and administrators, committed to building good character, have reached out to the district's bus drivers asking them to report students "caught" doing something good. More...

 

Schools/Sports

St. Martin of Tours students show off their science projects

St. Martin of Tours in Amityville's fifth and sixth grade show off science projects. The science teacher, Kim Kline, offers many different projects for her classes to work on throughout the year. More...

Amityville students benefit from latest music education

The music offerings provided for students in the Amityville Public School District continue to grow in leaps and bounds, with a particular emphasis placed on the Orff Method. More...

St. Martin of Tours offers parent and child program

St. Martin of Tours in Amityville hosts a new two to three year old parent and child program. Shown in the photo is Lauren Parker who is finger painting. More...

Obituaries

Frances Renault: former Copiague homemaker and Parishioner at St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Former Copiague resident Frances H. Renault died December 22, 2006 at St. Mary's Hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida. She was 90 years old. More...

Thomas O'Reilly: NYC Ironworker

Thomas M. O'Reilly, who worked for the Iron Workers Local #40 in New York City, died December 28, 2006 at his home in Amityville. Born November 27, 1942 in New York, New York to Catherine (Doyle) and Thomas, he later served in the U.S. More...

Opinion

Editorial

When is an building addition not a business expansion?

Trying to find the balance between the rights of businesses and the rights of residents is an ongoing issue for any municipality, and the problem escalates when the two are in close proximity to each other. More...

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Public Commentary

Hometown newspapers keep readers coming back for more

Each morning my local county newspaper shows up late. Speaking with the delivery man and calling the office hasn't changed things. So, rather than canceling the 20,089 daily circulation paper I continue reading the local news with my coffee ... More...













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