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February 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

Copiague school to hold kindergarten registration February 7 – 11

Kindergarten registration for the Copiague Union Free School District will be held at the District Administrative Office at the Copiague Middle School, 2650 Great Neck Rd., Copiague, Feb. 7 to 11, 9 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

STAR application deadline March 1

Senator Owen H. Johnson wants to remind you that the deadline for New York State’s School Tax Relief Program (STAR) is March 1. STAR is a tax relief program that lowers property taxes for owner-occupied primary residences. More...

Amity H.S. hosts free FAFSA night

Amityville Memorial High School is hosting a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) workshop on Thurs, Feb. 10, 7 to 9 p.m. in the school library. More...

Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

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...

Frosty the Snowman comes to Amityville Village

This giant snowman graces the front lawn at 93 Ocean Ave., Amityville. Catch a glimpse before it melts away—though it appears that won’t be any time soon! More...

VFW Valentine’s Party Feb. 12

VFW Post 7279, 560 North Delaware Ave., Lindenhurst, will hold a St. Valentine’s Day party, Sat., Feb. 12, 7 p.m. to midnight. The price is $20 per person and includes, beer, wine, soda, coffee and cake. A DJ will be there to entertain. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Pursuant to Resolution adopted by the Town Board, the Town of Babylon Commissioner of General Services, Division of Purchasing will received sealed proposals for BID NO. More...

Copiague administrators pass on raises for coming year

At the Copiague school board meeting, Superintendent Charles Leunig announced that the central office administration will take a zero percent raise for the 2011-12 school year. More...

Numerous incidents of violence reported at Westfield Sunrise Mall in Massapequa

Police investigating; mall security on alert

Police are investigating an incident that occurred at the Westfield Sunrise Mall in Massapequa Jan. 15. A woman was held up in the parking lot at 6:30 p.m. by two subjects with a gun. More...

 

People/Social

Amityville community celebrates Martin Luther King’s Birthday

Martin Luther King Jr. was honored with a rousing celebration on Mon., Jan. 17, at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Copiague. At this gala affair, which ran from 10 a.m. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Amityville & More

Our Piece of the World

On December 5, the second half of Bethel Copiague’s 195th Anniversary celebration brought the Rt. Rev. Bishop Richard F. Norris to our community for the morning service. He offered the sermon and gave the prayer of Consecration. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

First, the good news about the Oyster Bay Border Collies: The word is that soon, possibly this week, the three Geese Peace dogs previously forced to live at the Town shelter will be going home with their handlers. More...

Obituaries

Edward Gunthorpe, Lindenhurst school district teacher, WWII army veteran

Edward Gunthorpe, an above-par physical education teacher at Lindenhurst High School and founder of the golf team there – died on January 4. He was 90 years old. More...

Opinion

Budget process at all levels must be open and honest

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has brought to light a budget flaw that is nothing more than a shell game to dupe the public. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

What’s old is new again

Dear Editor: More...

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Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?












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