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May 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Vendors needed for Long Island Bluegrass Festival

TheLongIslandBluegrassFestivalisseekingvendors. The Festival is a celebration of traditional Americana bluegrass music in a family-friendly setting, featuring well-known national acts as well as a cross section of Long Island talent. More...

Three running for seats on Amityville School Board

Two longtime School Board members, Michelle Sikhrangkur and Juliet Jordan-Thompson are not seeking reelection May 21. Running for their seats are Terry Fulton, Ella Williams and Kathleen Corbett. More...

In Copiague, Newman runs unchallenged; Fischer squares off against Armstrong-King

Two incumbent Copiague School Board members, Everett Newman II and Doris Fischer, are seeking reelection Tues., May 21. Newman is unopposed and Fischer faces a challenge from Kimberly Armstrong-King. More...

COPIAGUE

Copiague is proposing a budget of $106.9 million for the coming year, an increse from $103.4 million. That represents an increase in spending of 3.4 percent or $3.5 million dollars. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

The Animal Medical Center (better known as “The AMC”) located on East 62nd Street in NYC is a non-profit veterinary institution that has been a national leader in animal care, education and research for over a century. More...

Events & Calendar

Copiague Post 9482 to host Memorial Day parade Mon., May 27

This year, the VFW Warren Keer Post 9482, will hold its 62nd Annual Memorial Day parade in Copiague, Mon., May 27. The parade will kick off at 10 a.m. from Dixon Avenue and Great Neck Road. More...

Craft vendors wanted for Strawberry Festival to be held June 8

Craft vendors are needed for a Strawberry Festival to be held Sat., June 8, 1 to 4 p.m. at Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center, 111 Beach Dr., West Islip. The rain date is Sun., June 9. 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...

Legals - Free Access

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...

Upcoming events for this weekend

Friday May 17 • 2013 BACCA Teen Theatre Awards ceremony at North Babylon H.S. 7 p.m. For information contact Susan Cohen at baccacenter@gmail.com or call 631-587-3696. Saturday May 18 More...

Amityville's Click It or Ticket enforcement program begins

Motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts – beware. The 2013 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization kicks off May 20 to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up. More...

State data shows schools that stay within tax cap, draw heavily on reserves

Ninety-six percent of school districts are proposing tax levy increases at or below their tax levy limits in their upcoming budgets, according to an analysis of property tax report card data by the New York State School Boards Association. More...

2013 Teen Theatre Awards ceremony to be held May 17

Each year the Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) awards students in the Town of Babylon for outstanding performances in their high school theatre productions. More...

AIDS quilt coming to Amityville Middle School

On June 6, Amityville student HIV peer educators in conjunction with COMPASS (Community Parents, School, Students) Coalition and HealthNets invites the Amityville community to a special evening of remembrance, discussion and viewing of the AIDS Quilt More...

AMITYVILLE

Amityville is proposing a budget of $80.8 million, an increase from the current budget of $78.21 million. More...

 

People/Social

Veterans entitled to services

TheSuffolkCountyAmericanLegion’s First Division is working to revitalize its activities to better serve veterans, their families and the community. The First Division represents all veterans in the Towns of Babylon and Huntington. More...

St. Martin’s CYO basketball team closes season with a perfect record

Amityville’s St. Martin’s CYO fourth-grade boys basketball team scored a perfect 9-0 this season. They ended the season playing St. Barnabas, who also was undefeated until they met up with the SMT Blue Thunder. St. More...

Councilwoman Gordon named New York State Senate Woman of Distinction

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently named Copiague resident and Town of Babylon Councilwoman Jacqueline “Jackie” Gordon as a New York State Senate Woman of Distinction. More...

Obituaries

Kevin P. McDermott, Esq., longtime Amityville resident, St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church

Kevin P. McDermott, Esq., a longtime resident of Amityville, died of complications from diabetes April 9, 2013 at his home. He was 63 years old. Mr. McDermott was born March 29, 1950 in St. Albans to Brendan and Marie (Hannon) McDermott. Mr. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

by Kevin Eastwood
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EDITORIAL

We need a statewide law limiting sale of energy drinks

A front-page story in last week’s edition outlines the issues involving the sale of energy drinks to minors. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Flag at Westfield Mall should be flying Dear Editor: More...

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