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October 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Long Island sees slight increase in average price of single-family homes

The median price of a single-family home in Nassau and Suffolk counties rose for the first time in more than a year, according to figures released by the New York State Association of Realtors. More...

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Schools/Sports

Amityville’s Northeast Elementary school opens doors to classrooms

Grandparents of prekindergarten and kindergarten students at Northeast Elementary School in the Amityville Public School District took center stage during story time at the school’s annual Grandparents Day. More...

Copiague School district staff prepares for new school year

Staff members in the Copiague School District gathered the day before school officially started in order to renew acquaintances, celebrate the successes of the previous year, and focus on the District’s goals and vision for the 2009-2010 schoo More...

Library

Record LIBRARY

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 •On Thurs., Oct. 22, 7 to 9 p.m. join the Paranormal Adventurers on a search for signs from Beyond the Grave. More...

Obituaries

Dorene Quick, former Amityville resident, dedicated homemaker

Former Amityville resident Dorene Quick died Aug. 19, 2009 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. She was 66 and lived in Lindenhurst. She was born Sept. More...

Cora Suggs, Amityville resident, employee at South Oaks Hospital

Cora Suggs, a longtime resident of Amityville, died Sept. 16, 2009 at the Raleigh Rehabilitation Nursing Home in Raleigh, North Carolina. She had moved there from Amityville approximately six years ago. Ms. More...

Opinion

Endorsements, 2009

Many of the popular quotes and statements about elections in our country perpetuate public apathy and take a jaded look at their value, effectiveness and relationship to America’s concept of freedom. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

DePrima and Dambra run against Bellone and Martinez for Babylon Town Board; Lindsay Henry cross endorsed

Two candidates seeking to unseat Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone and acting Councilman Antonio Martinez are out working hard, knocking on doors and trying to get their message across; they may be the underdogs but what they lack in name recogn More...

The Eagles Fly at Copiague Homecoming game

First year Copiague football coach Ken Rittenhouse has his work cut out. More...

 

People/Social

Harvest Pet Fest benefit Nov. 5

TheFall “Harvest Pet Fest” Dinner to benefit the dogs and cats of Last Hope Inc. Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation will be held Thurs., Nov. 5, 6:30 to 1030 p.m. at Chateau La Mer, 845 South Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst. More...

Reserve seats for Radio City Christmas show Dec. 9

St. Martin’s Knights of Columbus is offering a trip to see the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall, starring the Rockettes, Wed., Dec. 9. The bus will leave from the Amityville parking lot at the Village Library, 6 p.m. More...

Murder Myster y Dinner to be held October 23

The Rosary Altar Society of Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Copiague is hosting a special benefit Murder Mystery Dinner on Fri., Oct. 23. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Note: To mark Edgar Allan Poe’s 200th birthday, fans from around the world staged a grand funeral do-over in Baltimore this month to make up for the shabby burial the writer received in 1849. More...

Events & Calendar

Record CALENDAR

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. More...

Temple Sinai to hold sock hop November 7

Temple Sinai of Massapequa and Amityville invites everyone to its 1950s sock hop, Sat., Nov. 7, 7 to 11 p.m. Do you remember rock ‘n roll, 45 rpm records, hula hoops and poodle skirts? Join in the music, food, games, prizes and raffles. More...

Vet. appreciation fundraiser to be held Nov. 4

The Long Island 9-1-1 Veterans are holding a Veterans Appreciation Night fundraiser, Wed., Nov. 4, at Villa Lombardi’s restaurant in Holbrook. The cost is $75 per person and includes beer, wine and a buffet dinner and music by live bands. More...

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