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April 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville and Copiague library budgets pass handily

Amityville voters headed to the polls yesterday, approving the annual library budget of $2.7 million 105-29. Running unopposed for the board was incumbent Salvatore Spizzirri who was reelected to a five-year term with 118 votes. More...

Horsley's office collects 30k comic books for Wounded Warriors

Deputy Presiding Officer Wayne R. Horsley was astounded to see the tremendous response to a comic book drive held over the past six weeks, which has yielded more than 30,000 donations. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

the Titanic sank in 1912. Tabloids know how to market. They bury bizarre cover stories so deeply that you can’t find them while stacking groceries at the register. More...

Events & Calendar

Sweeney Bill to establish diabetes research fund passes assembly

Assemblyman Robert Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) announced recently that the New York State Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation he sponsored to allow taxpayers to voluntarily make tax-deductible contributions to fund diabetes research and education. More...

Adult volunteer opportunities

RSVP has hundreds of volunteer opportunities for adults age 55 and over who want to make a difference in their communities by assisting at over 125 organizations that the group partners with in Suffolk County. More...

Power Squadron offers safe boating courses

Safe boating courses, free vessel safety checks and more, from America’s Boating Club, the United States Power Squadrons are being offered. With 18 squadrons around Long Island, there’s one near you. More...

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NOTICE OF ANNUALMEETING, BUDGETVOTE AND ELECTIONAMITYVILLE UNIONFREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWNS OF BABYLON,SUFFOLK COUNTY ANDOYSTER BAY, NASSAUCOUNTY, NEW YORKNOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN, that a budget hearing before the qualifiedvoters of the AmityvilleUnion F More...

Coming Up This Weekend

Fri., April 13 •Leukemia and Lymphoma Society benefit, 7 to 11 p.m. Marine Corps Sunrise Detachment, 99 New York Ave., Massapequa. For tickets call Dianne 516-909-50504. More...

ATA members protest lag in negotiations; march on board meeting

Amityville teachers made a show of solidarity at the Amityville School Board meeting March 14, urging the school board to negotiate in good faith and to settle their contract. More...

Amityville woman arrested for filing false prescriptions

The Nassau County Narcotics/Vice Squad arrested an Amityville woman for allegedly falsifying prescription records at two Massapequa pharmacies and one Seaford pharmacy. The arrest was made Thurs., March 29, shortly after 4 p.m. More...

 

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Scholarship opportunities for area students

Assemblyman Jim Conte (R,I,C,WF-Huntington Station) is again accepting applications in his district office for New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators scholarships. More...

Copiague School District named Advanced Placement® District of the year

The Copiague School District was honored as the Advanced Placement® District of the Year for being the nation’s leader, among small school districts, in simultaneously expanding access to Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) courses and maintainin More...

Welcome Lucy Matilda Fiddler

It is with great joy that Susan Benard Handler and Richard Handler of Amityville announce the birth of their second grandchild, Lucy Matilda Fiddler who was born March 18. Lucy’s proud parents are Kaitlin Handler and Zeke Fiddler. More...

Obituaries

Marilynn A. Schmid, longtime Amityville resident, Amityville Memorial High School graduate

Marilynn A. (Wanser) Schmid, a lifelong resident of Amityville until she moved to Melbourne, Florida 26 years ago with her husband, died March 6, 2012. She was 78 years old. More...

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GUEST EDITORIAL

Looking to an America where people are judged on who they are, not on the color of their skin

In light of the Trayvon Martin case, and the recent coverage of racial profiling in the media, I felt compelled to write this letter because of how closely it hits home. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

It’s women’s, not religious freedoms that are threatened today

Dear Editor: Really now? More...

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