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May 14, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News: AMHS Removed from “Schools in Need of Improvement” List

The Amityville Public School District was notified by the New York State Education Department that after the mandated two years of continued performance improvement, the high school has been removed from the State More...

Councilwoman Carol Quirk takes new post as Babylon Town Clerk

Babylon Town Councilwoman Carol Quirk has been busy over the past few months, getting ready for her son's wedding. If the couple had waited, perhaps Quirk could have performed the ceremony. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Copiague students practice fire safety

For years, the partnership between the Copiague School District and the Copiague Fire Department has been instrumental in helping to educate the community's children about fire safety and prevention. More...

Nicholas Anding wins CYO scholarship

Nicholas Anding is a current eighth grader at St. Martin of Tours school in Amityville. He will be graduating in June and will be attending Kellenberg Memorial High School in September. More...

Local School Budgets In A Box

Remember to vote Tuesday, May 20th

District: Amityville 2008/09 Candidates for Trustee: Incumbents Diane Koza Egglinger, Charles Walters and Lisa Johnson are seeking three year terms. Lisa Johnson assumed the seat formerly held by Dennis James and is running for the first time. More...

Obituaries

Jerome D'Amaro: father of local lawmaker

Longtime Bay Shore resident and civil engineer Jerome D'Amaro died April 28, 2008 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip after a long illness. The 77-year old is the father of S.C. Leg. Louis D'Amaro. More...

Joshua Sims of Copiague, at 28

Copiague schools' graduate and loving son and father Joshua Lee Edward Sims died after being shot April 18, 2008 as a passenger in a car in Amityville. He was 28. The gunman has not been apprehended. More...

Temple Saxton, formerly of Amityville

Former Amityville resident and loving mother, Temple Ronaele Saxton died April 24, 2008 in Bella Vista, Arkansas. She was 61. She was born December 31, 1946 in Glendale, California to Temple S. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES-

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION AMITYVILLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWNS OF BABYLON, SUFFOLK COUNTY AND OYSTER BAY, NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a budget hearing before the qualified voters of the Amit More...

Today's news, May 22, 2008: Amityville Chamber holding contested race for president's seat

In an unusual move, a contested race is underway for a two-year term for president in the Amityville Chamber of Commerce. More...

Today's News, May 21, 2008: AFD installs officers; voters approve school budgets

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Amityville Teachers cook up some appreciation for AFD

The Amityville Teachers Association had its annual appreciation breakfast for the Amityville Fire Department Volunteers. The teachers association hosted the breakfast to thank the volunteers for what they do for the community. More...

One incumbent unopposed, one faces challenge in CSD race

Copiague School District residents will vote on two school board candidates in the annual budget and trustee elections scheduled for Tues., May 20th. Running for three-year seats are incumbents Brian J. Sales and Rosemary Natoli. More...

Amityville resident takes a swing at a unique record

Longtime Amityville resident, Bruce Mellish, stood on the green of the 2nd hole at Apple Mountain Golf Club near Saginaw, Michigan . More...

 

People/Social

Legs. Johnson and Sweeney honor Dr. Bolton

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, and Assemblyman Bob Sweeney (11th Assembly District), recently presented a Joint Legislative Resolution to Dr. More...

MANA has breakfast with Amity school district

The newly appointed superintendent of the Amityville Union Free School and the Board of Education hosted a breakfast for the Ministerial Alliance of North Amityville and Vicinity (MANA) on April 5. More...

Girl Scout Troop 532 conducts food drive

Amityville Jr. Girl Scout Troop 532 held a food drive and asked family, friends and neighbors for donations. The food was then donated to St. Martin of Tours Parish Outreach in Amityville. More...

Events & Calendar

Good Sam to hold blood drive May 28

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, 1000 Montauk Hwy., West Islip, will be holding a blood drive., Wed., May 28, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the Guild Conference Center. There will be a free gift for all donors. More...

Amity H.S. Class of 1960 seeks contact info. for reunion plans

Graduates of Amityvile High School's class of 1960 are in the process of gathering contact information from their classmates in preparation for their upcoming 50th reunion being planned for June 2010. More...

First "Arts in the Park" to be held May 17

On May 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Arts in the Park will be held, the first public event at the Nautical Park on Merrick Road across from Amityville High School. Original artwork will be on display and for sale. More...

Opinion

All school board candidates earn our respect

Editorial

Every year as we wind up our extensive school board coverage for the 11 school districts we cover, we walk away from the process with a deeper and more profound appreciation for the citizens who choose to give up some of their free time and run for More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS-

Full Story

Visit our nation's Capital: it's worth the trip

Public Commentary

Visiting our nation's capital during the Cherry Blossom Festival is hectic. Thousands of tourists from around the world come to see Japan's gift of 3,000 cherry trees to the United States in full bloom. More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?












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