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January 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

New recycling law in Suffolk is in the bag

That plastic bag that you carried your shopping home in today may just become the fence in your back yard, or the bench in your front garden next year. More...

Police arrest two at illegal Copiague massage parlor

Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section Officers executed a search warrant at a Copiague business which resulted in the arrest of two women Monday, 4 p.m., Jan. 14. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Edmund W. Miles Middle School honors the memory of Jonelle Henry

Jonelle Henry was an Amityville School District student "who had a zest for life, and a love of learning" that was nurtured by her family, her teachers and her peers during her years in the district. More...

Copiague recognizes its Board of Education

At a special ceremony held prior to the October 15 Copiague Board of Education meeting, Superintendent of Schools Dr. William R. More...

O'Connell students visit The People's Court

The juniors and seniors in Louise Curci's business law class at Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School received an up-close and personal encounter of the law profession when they attended a taping of The People's Court. More...

Events & Calendar

Free meeting for Parkinson's support

The American Parkinson's Disease Association West Islip Support Group will hold a free meeting Thursday, Feb. 28, 1 to 3 p.m. at Homecare America, 144 Sunrise Hwy., West Islip. More...

Senior Center sponsors May trip

The Amityville Village Senior Center is sponsoring a trip on May 18, which will run six days. It is called Great Trains and Grand Canyons featuring five nights in Sedona. More...

Holiday Homes Decorating Contest winners

The home of Larry Basile, 88 Coles Ave., Amityville, one of the winners of the Amityville Chamber of Commerce and Amityville Record Holiday Homes Decorating Contest. (Shown in top photo). More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES- Your Right to Know!

The Annual Meeting of the Lot Owners of the Amityville Cemetery Association will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 4:45 P.M. More...

Student expressions exhibit

Shown in the photo, Chanyia Welch , left, and her family attended a recent artists' reception at the Long Island Museum in Stony Brook. More...

100 percent compliance in Babylon SLA checks

There is nothing new about police routinely checking to ensure that the owners of delis and mini marts are complying with the law by refusing to sell beer or other alcohol to underaged customers. More...

Sheila Johnson named new board member for CAPS

Nassau and Suffolk county's leading organization dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect is pleased to announce the following local appointment to its Board of Directors: Sheila Ann Johnson, MS, LS, JD, of Amityville, is a librarian/ More...

 

People/Social

Residents come out to enjoy parade in Copiague

The Christmas Parade held in early December in Copiague, brought out hundreds of marchers and viewers. Shown in photos are: More...

Kwanzaa celebration at Hasgill's

History was reborn at the newly-remodeled Slinger- Hasgill Funeral Home, Sunrise Highway and Bayview Avenue, Amityville. Joseph A. Slinger, director, opened his Chapel to the community for this year's celebration of Kwanzaa and Ellen A. More...

Amity Rotary Club salutes student of the month

The Rotary Club of Amityville recently recognized students Ashley Eareckson, and Gabrielle Bernard as Students of the Month. Each student received a $50 Savings Bond from the Club. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . . .

Progress in the Search for Sensation: Sunday April 22nd, 1923 More...

Library

At the Library...

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 •The Library is offering a bus trip to see the New York Islanders v. the Philadelphia Flyers, Sat. March 1. The bus departs the Copiague Library 1 p.m. for the 2 p.m. game. More...

Obituaries

John Tully, Amityville resident and Navy Veteran, dies at 82

Longtime Amityville resident and professional steamfitter John J. Tully died on Jan. 14, 2008 at Cold Spring Hills Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Woodbury. He was 82. Born Aug. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Reduced BOCES funding is wrong step for state

We have begun the annual dance in New York State that sets the tempo of school funding for the coming year. This year's numbers, announced by G. Eliot Spitzer, sound, at first beat, to be optimistic. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Environmentalist says Suffolk can do better in handling of plastic bags

DearEditor: Although I applaud any recycling effort, this law is just another lukewarm measure that does not seriously address the environmental and economic concerns caused by the continued manufacture and use of plastic bags (not to mention the More...

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