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February 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Getting Copiague students on the right road to college

In an effort to get their students and their parents ex­cited about higher learning and the prospect of attending college, the Copiague School District kicked off their first kindergarten through grade 12 college planning initiative – Who&rsqu More...

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Schools/Sports

Cultural exchange opens doors and minds at Amityville Memorial High School

For the second consecutive year, Amityville Memorial High School opened its doors and students opened their minds during the Annual Cultural Exchange program with Plainedge High School. More...

Copiague students are honored by Fire Department

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 firesafety and prevention. More...

The power of art at Amityville HS

The artistic talents and hu­manitarian efforts of 17 Ami­tyville Memorial High School students were showcased as they recited the pledge and of­ficially became members of the National Art Honor Society (NAHS). More...

Library

At YourLibraryIt’s Happenin’

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 •Jimmy Moore will perform a Val­entine Show, Sun., Feb. 7, 2 to 3 p.m. Some of the numbers he will sing include My Funny Valentine, My Ro­mance, You Make Me Feel So Young and more. More...

Obituaries

Erna Sittler Torney, former Amityville resident, WWII American Red Cross volunteer

A celebration of her life for former Amityville resident Erna Torney was held in California Dec. 18, 2009 at Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, Corte Madera. Erna Sittler Torney, who was raised in Amityville, died in her home Nov. More...

Pauline Harding, Amityville resident and homemaker

Longtime Amityville resident and mother of seven, Pauline K. Harding died Jan. 2, 2010 at her home. She was 80 years old. More...

Irene Hetterich, St. Martin of Tours School secretary

Irene Hetterich, a longtime secretary at St. Martin of Tours School and an Extraordinary Minister at the church, died Sat., Jan. 16, 2010, at home in Whispering Pines, North Carolina. More...

Village Board reviewing 2-family permit code

The Amityville Board is looking into how it can tighten up its current two-family codes to protect the integrity of the one-family community, and held a public hearing to elicit residents’ comments and suggestions last week. More...

In the News:

A Long Island state of mind

Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy, left; and Matthew Crosson, President of the Long Island Associa­tion, center, joined with newly elected N.C. Exec. More...

 

People/Social

Jonathan A. Toyens graduates from basic training

Army Pvt. Jonathan A. Toyens has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Thetraining consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. More...

Amityville Womens Club celebrates annual Christmas Luncheon

The Amityville Women’s Club held its annual Christmas luncheon, Dec. 8, 2009 at Southward Ho Country Club. President Maryann Costa greeted close to 100 guests. Barbara Lozier, hostess and first vice president, welcomed everyone. More...

Local residents graduate from Basic Training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jason E. Meguin graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Nancy Meguin of 26th St., Copiaguue and a 2008 graduate of Copiague High School. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Sorry, I can’t let “sleeping dogs lie.” The lone tombstone in front of the LI State Parks Commission headquarters at Bel­mont Lake reads: “In Memory Of My Faith­ful Dog Robin- Mar. More...

Events & Calendar

This Week’s events

•Babylon Town Board of Appeals Meeting: 6 p.m., Town Hall, Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst. For info., call 957-7414. •Amityville Rotary Weekly Meeting: 8 a.m., Nautilus Diner, Merrick Road, Massapequa. For info., 631-264-0300. More...

Citizens for Sewers meets February 10

Citizens for Sewers, Inc. is holding a meeting Wed., Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Deer Park Library meeting room, 44 Lake Ave., Deer Park. More...

Free home drug test kits offered to Suffolk residents

SC Legislator Wayne R. Horsley is participating in Sheriff Vincent DeMarco’s Test, Don’t Guess program which provides parents home drug test kits at no charge. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

There’s enough blame to go around in the high tax game

Last week, Nassau County lawmakers gave them­selves healthy raises, only to rescind them days later after a tremendous public outcry. More...

Be a hero today; donate blood

Every year about this time, the supply of blood that is vitally needed to save lives runs low. More...

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