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September 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

Copiague Public School District welcomes new teachers

Copiague School District recently hosted 16 of its newest employees at its annual New Teacher Orientation. During the two-day event, teachers were trained on district technology and school safety. More...

Copiague recognizes staff members that have served for 20 to 35 years

A long-standing Copiague tradition, held during the school district’s Superintendent’s Conference Day, is the recognition and appreciation of staff members who have achieved a milestone in their service to the district. 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...

Regional CRZ public meeting to be held next week

The Amityville-Copiague CRZ committee, which is in the process of formulating long- and short-term projects to rebuild and reinforce Amityville against future hurricanes and storms and to apply for federal and state funding to pay for those projects, More...

Donate at the Bay Village food drive September 21

On Sat., Sept. 14, a food drive will be conducted by the Bay Village Civic Association. The sponsors of the Amityville Farmers’ Market continue to support the community in many ways. More...

Opinion

Cookie-cutter schools not the answer

School has begun, and the challenges facing our public school system are tremendous. Certainly these worthy institutions are undergoing dramatic changes, but what is disconcerting is that few understand exactly where those changes will lead. More...

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Women’s equality extends beyond equity in pay

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor: When the New York State Senate recessed at the end of June, senators left a particularly crucial item on the table. They omitted the reproductive health provision from the package of women’s equality legislation. More...

Amityville Village Board to consider enacting law establishing term limits for mayor, trustees

The Amityville Village Board is expected to vote on Mon., Sept. 23 to hold a public hearing on the question of establishing term limits for the Village Board. More...

Question of eliminating County treasurer's office on ballot in November

A referendum on the November ballot, which will give Suffolk County residents a say on the potential merger of the comptroller’s and treasurer’s offices into a single Department of Financial Management and Audit, continues to be the subje More...

 

People/Social

Amityville Remembers...

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Babylon Town honors the late Ron Dieumegard of Copiague

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer and the Babylon Town Board recently declared Sept. More...

Sweet Adelines’ garage sale

A garage sale will be held to benefit Twin County Chorus of Sweet Adelines International, Sat., Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The rain date is Sun., Oct. 6. The sale will be held at Long Island Avenue and West 7th Street, Deer Park. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

Anyone at Riverhead Raceway on Sat., Sept. 7, 2013 could say it was Timmy Solomito’s night. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Dog Bless You,” an exhibition of the photography of Mary Bloom, is on display through the winter at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in NYC, the most magnificent of galleries. More...

Obituaries

Warren E. Brauns, Amityville resident, WWII veteran

Warren E. Brauns, a resident of Amityville, died Aug. 12, 2013 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Sayville. He was 90 years old. Mr. Brauns was born on July 27, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York to Edward and Mildred (Bayer) Brauns. More...

Sarah L. Phillips, Deer Park resident, formerly of Amityville

Sarah L. Phillips, a resident of Deer Park (formerly of Amityville & Copiague, LI) died August 27, 2013 at Apex Nursing Home, Huntington Station, LI. She was 80 years old. Mrs. More...

Carl Reinhard, Amityville resident, West Amity Machine employee

Carl Reinhard, a resident of Amityville, died Aug. 25, 2013 at his home. He was 80 years old. Mr. Reinhard was born on Nov. 16, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York to Fred and Helen (Driscoll) Reinhard. More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLICAND/OR INFORMATIONAL HEARINGSBY THE TOWN OFBABYLON PLANNINGBOARDPursuant to Chapter 186,Site Plan Review, andChapter 213, Zoning, ofthe Babylon Town Codeand Section 276 of theTown Law, notice is herebygiven that the Town ofBabylon Pla More...

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