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May 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday., May 4, 2012 •NYC P.O. Peter Figoski Memorial Little League Scholarship Fund Night, 7:30 p.m. Babylon vs. Southampton, Locust South. Sponsored by Babylon Lions Club. More...

Four candidates run for three seats on Copiague Board

Four candidates—three incumbents and one challenger— are running for school board in the Copiague School District May 15. Incumbents Michael Greb and Laura Gavey are running unopposed. They won three-year seats in 2009. More...

New Suffolk County law requires layaway plan fees disclosure

The Suffolk County Legislature has passed legislation sponsored by Presiding Officer William J. Lindsay that requires Suffolk County stores offering consumers layaway plans to reveal all hidden fees. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Great Neck Road Elementary School appreciated for collection of items to troops

Teacher Nancy Csorny and her class in the Great Neck Road Elementary School in Copiague were presented with a certificate of appreciation from Our Lady of the Assumption K of C by Grand Knight Bob Waidler for spearheading the collection of items to b More...

Amityville runners score in ASPIRE

Chris Mammone of Massapequa scored still another convincing victory in the 35th annual Nationwide 10K Run for ASPIRE through the streets of Plainview and Old Bethpage on April 1. Chris’s 31:51 finish at Plainview’s H. B. More...

Copiague H.S. students perform a production of West Side Story

Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School students Matthew Edlind and Dilara Altuner dazzled audiences as the iconic Tony and Maria in the high school’s March production of West Side Story. More...

Obituaries

Rosemary L. Phippard, East Massapequa resident, worked as legal secretary for Nassau County

Rosemary L. Phippard, a resident of East Massapequa, died peacefully at her home on March 26, 2012. She was 86 years old. Mrs. Phippard was born on March 20, 1926 in Queens, New York to Conrad and Mary (O’Connor) Hock. More...

Roberta Eve Paul, longtime Amityville resident, past president of the Amityville Chamber of Commerce

Roberta Eve Paul, a longtime resident of Amityville, died April 9, 2012 at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip. More...

Joseph F. Just, Amityville resident, WWII army veteran

Joseph F. Just, a 38-year resident of Amityville, died April 2, 2012 at Huntington Hospital. He was 94 years old. More...

Accident on Sunrise Highway Monday

A police investigation into a motor vehicle accident that occurred Mon., May 7, at Sunrise Highway and Louden Avenue is underway. More...

Amity and Copiague libraries get state grants

NYS Assemblyman Bob Sweeney announces funding

New York State Assemblyman Bob Sweeney has announced that the Amityville and Copiague public libraries have been awarded grant from $14 million in capital funds for public library construction provided in the 2011 state budget. More...

Amityville School Board approves $78.2M budget; levy within state cap guidelines

The 2012-2013 Amityville School District budget was adopted in a unanimous decision by the school board Wed., April 18. More...

Copiague athletes excel

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Political blame game alive and well in Suffolk County

As Steve Levy's tenure gets a trashing, former county executive fights back with press conferences

A leaked memo charging former Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy with mismanagement of County funds, followed by a press conference with Levy charging newly elected County Executive Steve Bellone with mismanagement of Town funds, racheted up the lev More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Town presents

Women’s History Month Honorees

They are women working in law, government, education, business, non-profit organizations, the arts and public service and they were honored by the Town of Babylon during Women’s History Month. More...

Walter G. O’Connell winter sports honored

Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School held its annual varsity winter sports awards dinner honoring the best and brightest of the winter 2011- 2012 season. More...

Kiwanis Club of Amityville hosts guest speaker Tom Bruno

The Kiwanis Club of Amityville welcomed guest speaker Tom Bruno, executive director of the Nassau Boys and Girls Club of NY, to the group’s March meeting. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

“Where’s Papa going with that ax?” You may recognize this question as the first line of one of the most beloved children’s books of all time. More...

Events & Calendar

Comic Book Fair at Lindenhurst Library May 7

On Mon., May 7, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Lindenhurst Memorial Library in partnership with Literacy Suffolk is bringing the Rise Above Social Issues Comic Book Fair program to the Library. More...

Vendors needed

Vendors are needed for the 50th anniversary celebration of Berner Middle School, Carman Mill Road, Massapequa. The event is scheduled for Sat., May 12, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Email Don Nobile at dnobile@msd.k12. More...

Horseshoe crab program at Fire Island lighthouse

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) is offering a horseshoe crab program. On Sat. May 5, 7 p.m., learn about horseshoe crabs and watch them come ashore to lay their eggs. More...

Opinion

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EDITORIAL

Support those who fight for America­— get out and vote!

On May 15, residents will head to the polls to vote on their annual school budget and to select candidates for the school district’s board of trustees. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Amityville Police support NHTSA “One text or call could wreck it all” campaign

Did you know that “distracted driving” was the 2009 word of the year according to Webster’s New World College Dictionary? But, unfortunately, this is no passing fad. More...

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