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November 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Few surprises in this year's elections

After all the discussion, debate and bitter exchanges about Town and County finances, bond ratings and taxes, the people made what one political analyst called “personal” decisions at the polls this year, sticking, in most cases, with inc More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, November 29 •Temple B’nai Torah 2900 Jerusalem Ave., Wantagh at Oakfield Avenue service at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is asked to bring their Menorah and four candles. More...

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Schools/Sports

A celebration of peace at Amityville High School

To commemorate International Peace Day on Sept. 21, Amityville Memorial High School students formed a human peace sign on the school’s front lawn. More...

St. Martin of Tours student government inducted

On Thurs., Oct. 3, Amityville’s St. Martin of Tours School inducted the 2013-2014 student government. More...

Copiague H.S. Hall of Achievement honors inductees

In an effort to recognize graduates of Copiague High School who have succeeded in their careers and lives, as well as those who have distinguished themselves by virtue of their contributions to community and society, the Board of Education created th More...

Events & Calendar

72nd Annual Dropping of the Roses Ceremony in memory of Pearl Harbor

The Long Island Air Force Association will present a Pearl Harbor memorial ceremony hosted by Republic Airport and the American Air Power Museum, Sat., Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m. More...

Meditation workshops available

A four-part workshop series entitled Meditation and Ethical Living: Keys to Spiritual Enrichment will be held Tuesdays, Nov. 26 and Dec. 3 with speaker Jim Rose, M. Ed at the Science of Spirituality Meditation Center, 79 County Line Rd., Amityville. More...

Fire Island fun Nov. 30

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) has events scheduled for Sat., Nov. 30. A tree-trimming event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring a handmade ornament relating to the sea, nature or the Lighthouse to hang on the tree. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

TOWN OF BABYLONCONTRACTNOTICE TO BIDDERSPursuant to resolution adopted by the Town Board,The Town of Babylon,Commissioner of GeneralServices, Division of Purchasing will receive sealedproposals for:BID NO. More...

Shop Small on Saturday

Fifty-eight cents of every dollar buyers spend in the small businesses in their community, stays in their community. That means a stronger local economy, wellfunded community programs and a healthy tax base. More...

Village considers property tax rebate measure for homes, businesses damaged by Sandy

Amityville Village will hold a hearing this week to consider opting into a state program that allows the Village to pass along real property tax rebates to residential and commercial property owners whose homes were damaged during Hurricane Sandy. More...

Trees of Love lighting ceremony

On Sat., Dec. 14, 4 to 7 p.m., Last Hope Animal Rescue will be continuing a holiday tradition begun in 1998. It will host Trees of Love, a lighting ceremony, at the Last Hope Adoption Center, 3300 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh. More...

 

People/Social

Pumpkins on tap at St. Martin's School

Ms. Romanelli’s afternoon Pre-K and Mrs. Reyes’ Kindergarten classes at St. Martin School in Amityville worked together carving a pumpkin. More...

Deauville Gardens East Elementary School Run Against Drugs event

Each year, as part of Red Ribbon Week activities, students at Copiague’s Deauville Gardens East Elementary School participate in the Run Against Drugs. More...

Donate new and like-new toys to Toys for Tots

Councilman Tom Donnelly announced that the Town of Babylon will participate again this year in the annual U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Latest on the “Kitten Bowl”: On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 at noon, the Hallmark Channel will kick off the firstever “Kitten Bowl” to coincide with the other big game. More...

Obituaries

Frank Santos, longtime Amityville resident, civil engineer

When Jeannette Martinez met Frank Santos, she knew he was a special person. More...

Opinion

Take a fresh look at the holiday season

Okay, the crazy season is now officially underway and there is so much to do that it’s hard to think about getting everything done in time for the holidays. More...

We asked...

...Just in case you were wondering about those bright yellow train cars along the Babylon LIRR branch over the past few weeks. Well, according to an MTA spokesman, they are part of resurfacing work on weekends along the Babylon Branch. More...

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