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July 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Local skateboarders lament closing of park

Avid skateboarders hoped the “closed for repairs” sign posted at Tanner Skatepark in Copiague meant that the popular skating ramp would be opening soon. More...

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Schools/Sports

Northeast Elementary loves books

S.C. Leg. DuWayne Gregory (D-Amityville), participated in Love a Book Week at Northeast Elementary School in Amityville. The event was organized by the school librarian, Tina Smith. More...

Copiague HS track brings home the Gold

Members of the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School girls spring track team traveled to Philadelphia, PA to participate in the annual Penn Relays. More...

Suffolk OTB Belmont Stakes wagers surpasse last year's bets

Suffolk Regional Off-Track Betting’s handle from this year’s Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 11 increased nearly $100,000 over last year’s total of $770,065. More...

Library

At The Library

Copiague, 50 Deauville Blvd. * 631-691-1111 •Advanced English as a Second Language will be offered at the Library by Western Suffolk BOCES on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. throughout the summer. 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...

L.I. Federation of Women’s Clubs held it’s annual convention

The Long Island Federation of Women’s Clubs held its 187th convention at the Tam O’Shanter Club in Brookville under chairman Jane Monaghan. More...

Free financial wellness seminar

Supervisor Steven Bellone and the Town of Babylon Department of Human Services will hold an open discussion entitled how’s your credit? For their monthly women’s Empowerment Forum. The forum will be held Mon., July 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation of Angry Birds Fun Snack LLC. Arts of Org. filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 5/31/11. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...

Breaking News - 7/8/2011 4:58 PM

Woman struck in face with meat cleaver in Amityville

POLICE ARREST HUSBAND, CHARGING HIM WITH ASSAULT

By Carolyn James A woman working at her establishment in Amityville Village was struck in the head and face with a meat cleaver in a dispute with her husband yesterday. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious wounds and is recovering. More...

Amityville Village Board looks to acquire property for parking on Merrick Road

Board appoints John Smith as Sergeant; Bruce Hopper as Superintendent and APD honors civilians
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The Amityville Village Board approved a $5,000 allocation for hiring an appraiser to determine the value of property at 90 Merrick Road—the site the Village Board is considering acquiring to construct a municipal parking lot. More...

 

People/Social

Copiague resident receives manager of the year award

Sodexo Worldwide, Inc., recently announced that Copiague resident John Alexander, general manager of food and nutrition services at South Nassau Communities Hospital, is a recipient of its Manager of the Year Develops People Award. More...

Running Club takes step to help “Opening Word” program

The Greater Long Island Running Club presented a check in the amount of $2,000 to The Opening Word Program operated by the Dominican Sisters. More...

Scout soars to Eagle for making dog run

Copiague Troop 284 latest Eagle Scout is Nick J. D’Amato from the Village of Amityville. The Eagle Rank is Boy Scout’s highest rank and is earned by less than three percent of Scouts. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Long before the Mouseketeers and Aristocats of Disney fame, there were The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte More...

Obituaries

Judith Pennell Bates of Amityville, mother of 6, bowler and tennis player

A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Amityville resident Judith “Judy” Pennell Bates who died June 15, 2011. The Mass is being celebrated at St. Rose of Lima R.C. Church, Massapequa on Mon., July 20 at 10 a.m. More...

John Fahey, proud Irishman and loving family patriach

Longtime Amityville resident and loving father and husband John Fahey died June 3, 2011 at East Neck Nursing Center in West Babylon. He was 82. His proudest achievement was his family. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Let’s recommit ourselves to the ideals of equality and individual freedoms set down 235 years ago

Two hundred and thirty five years ago, British citizens living in the colonies could no longer endure what they perceived as the tyrannical dictates of Mother Country. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Readers Commentary Retiree wants to ensure that Medicare is protected

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