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May 5, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Library looking for volunteers

Calling all young volunteers, the Amityville Public Library needs Listeners for the Summer Reading Program. More...

Husband arrested in shooting

Suffolk County Police have arrested a North Amityville man for shooting his wife in the abdomen Tuesday night. Police gave this account: More...

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Schools/Sports

John Young named Distinguished Teacher of 2010 by the Harvard Club of Long Island

John Young of Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School has been named a Distinguished Teacher of 2010 by the Harvard Club of Long Island. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Last Saturday evening a friend called when she encountered a terrible surprise while pulling out the lawn furniture. Nestled in the back of the dark shed was a dead cat. More...

Events & Calendar

Sen. Johnson hosts senior Checklist Forum

A Senior Checklist Forum will be held at the Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, May 21. Several speakers representing various agencies will be on hand to provide a wealth of information. The event is presented by Sen. Owen Johnson’s office. More...

Help needed for breast cancer walk

The Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition is getting geared up for the upcoming Long Island Two-Day Breast Cancer Walk in June. More...

Clinical researcher to speak on adolescent drug abuse May 18

On Tue., May 18, the Babylon Community Coalition is hosting speaker Dr. Stephen Dewey, of the medical department at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Dr. Dewey has been conducting research on the effects of addictive drugs on the human brain. More...

Opinion

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Charter Schools are a brace against poor performing schools

Some say the passage of a bill in the New York State Senate to double the cap on the number of charter schools allowed in New York from 200 to 460 is a poke in the eye to the New York Teachers Union. More...

Local governments go where Washington fears to tread

The nation’s toughest bill on illegal immigration signed into law last week by Arizona Governor Gov. Jan Brewer has raised considerable controversy and many questions. We think that’s great. More...

Breaking news: Man arrested for defacing Copiague School property

Police say he had spray paint can in hand at time of arrest

A Lindenhurst man was arrested by Suffolk County Police and charged with damaging Copiague school district property. Police gave this account: More...

ASD presents $77M budget proposal

Staff cuts help reduce tax levy increase

Amityville Schools is presenting a $77 million budget proposal to residents on Tuesday, a plan... More...

Amityville Village approves budget for coming year

As costs increase and revenues dip, officials face tough choices; tax rate up 8.68 percent

Faced with an economy that continues in a holding pattern, and increased costs for employee pensions and benefits, the Amityville Village Board approved a budget for the coming year that will raise the tax levy 8.84 percent and the tax rate 8.68 per More...

Local PO takes part in Police Unity Tour

This year's event remembers SCPD Officer Glenn Ciano

On Sun. May 9, Amityville Village Sgt. Brian Scott, will leave on a four-day, 300-mile bicycle ride as part of the Police Unity Tour. More...

 

People/Social

BHS class of 1970/71 reunion planned

Babylon High School Classes of 1970 and 1971 will hold a reunion Sat., July 31, 7 to 11 p.m. at Captain Bill’s and The Bay View House Restaurant, 122 Ocean Ave., Bayshore. Thecost is $85 per person. More...

Creation Health seminar to be presented May 7

A life-changing, eight-week multimedia seminar created by the Florida Hospital in Orlando, called Creation Health will be presented every Friday, 7:30 p.m. through May 7 at the Babylon Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 136 Fire Island Ave., Babylon. More...

Lightkeepers-behind-thescenes tour offered May 8

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society will hold a lightkeepers-behind-the-scenes tour, Sat., May 8, 9 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Gail Deming, of Amityville, at 72

Former Amityville resident Gail Deming was involved in many activities when her children were growing up in Massapequa. She volunteered with their Cub, Brownie and Girl Scout troops and even went camping with them. More...

Patricia O’Donnell, Amityville resident

Amityville resident Patricia O’Donnell died March 29, 2010 at Stony Brook University Hospital. She was 84 and had lived on Cedar Street. She was born Aug. More...

Viola Dycka of Copiague, parishioner at St. Mary’s in Amityville

Copiague resident Viola M. Dycka died April 3, 2010 at her Jervis Avenue home. She was 91. More...

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Public Notices

COPIAGUE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF BABYLON, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, NEW YORK NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual District Election of qualified voters of Copiague Union Free School District, T More...













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