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April 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Register for 12th Annual Junior Golf Tour sponsored by Suffolk County Parks

The Suffolk County Parks Department will sponsor the 12th Annual Junior Golf Tour this summer. The tournament will take place in July and August with one event to be held at each of the four County golf courses. More...

Molloy offers college readiness workshops

The third annual self-empowering workshop series for Collegebound high school students – The Social Perspective of College Readiness will be held Saturdays, April 20 and 27 at the Molloy College Amphitheatre, Kellenberg Building, 1000 Hempstead More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•Amityville residents Max Morin and Ashley Eareckson have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. More...

Library

At your library

Amityville • Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567 •One-on-one Live-brary.com eBooks and eAudiobooks download help will be available Saturdays, 3 to 3:45 p.m. or 4 to 4:45 p.m. Registration is required. More...

Obituaries

Mark A. Chapman, former resident of Lindenhurst, U.S. veteran of the Korean War

by Carolyn James Mark A. Chapman, a resident of West Islip and former resident of Lindenhurst and Massapequa Park, died Feb. 3, 2013. “He was a great man; a true gentleman who was always telling jokes,” said his daughter Virginia. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

New state mandate is testing the public’s ability to finance local schools

A special report in this week’s edition outlines a small portion of the New York State Education Department’s assessment regulations. More...

Putting kids on hold is a good thing

When you are put on hold when calling the Lindenhurst School District, you get a pleasant surprise. Instead of some canned elevator music, the district has put its own student choir on tape for callers to listen to. What a clever idea! More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Legislator Gregory hosts clergy roundtable

Suffolk County Legislative Majority Leader and 15th District Legislator DuWayne Gregory (D—Amityville) hosted a clergy roundtable breakfast at Saint Boniface Episcopal Church with 12 of his district’s religious leaders. More...

New mayor and board get "an earful"

(Continued from cover) “It is an opportunity for them to relax, honor the outgoing (Chiefs) and have a dinner with their spouses. It amounts to about three cents per taxpayer to provide this evening to the volunteers.” More...

First-time homebuyer help offered

Supervisor Rich Schaffer has announced that the Town of Babylon has joined with the Long Island Housing Partnership (LIHP) to offer first-time homebuyers up to $14,000 on the down payment and closing costs for their new homes. More...

 

People/Social

Amityville Memorial H.S. County champs in winter track

Coach Reynolds Hawkins and the Amityville Memorial High School varsity boys winter track team won the Suffolk County Small Schools Championship. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

Does neutering affect certain dogs’ health; possibly contributing to cases of cancer and joint disease? The following study from the University of California Davis is something to ponder. More...

Events & Calendar

Conklin House art show April 19

The Nathaniel Conklin House, 280 Deer Park Ave., Babylon, will host You Gotta Have Art, an art shown featuring the art of Elizabeth Karoly. The reception will be held Fri., April 19, 7 to 9:30 p.m. More...

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...

Women in Business presentation May 20

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer and the Department of Human Services will present Women in Business. Local women business owners will share tips on how to start your own business. The forum will be held Mon., May 20, 5:30 to 7 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO BIDDERSSEALED PROPOSALSwill be received by the Village Clerk of the Village ofAmityville at the office ofthe Village Clerk located atVillage Hall, 21 Greene Avenue, Amityville, New York11701 until 10:00 am (prevailing time) on Wednesday May More...

Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICETO THE TAXPAYERS OFTHE COPIAGUE FIREDISTRICT:NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a resolution wasduly adopted by the Boardof Fire Commissioners ofthe COPIAGUE FIRE DISTRICT, Town of Babylon,County of Suffolk, State ofNew York, on the 10th dayof More...

Public Notices

Your right to know

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

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