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December 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Weekend Events:

Friday, December 27   •Kwanzaa Celebration 6:30 at the Half Hollow Library, 631-498-1229. Join us for an evening of poetry, theatrical skits, storytelling, essays and dance.  Saturday, December 28   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville resident signs letter of intent to play lacrosse at Marist College

Amityville resident and Kellenberg High School student athlete Annie Gilligan’s hard work, effort, commitment and success in the classroom and on the athletic field has secured her spot on the women’s lacrosse team at Marist College. More...

Copiague Suffolk Zone winners announced

Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School seniors Alessandra Altruda and Zachary Wilson were presented with the New York State Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Suffolk Zone Award on Dec. 4. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Home 4 the Holidays,” now in its 15th year, is the biggest pet adoption drive in the world. More...

Opinion

The women behind the Three Wise Men

I often wondered what the wives of the Three Wise Men thought when they decided to make the long trip to see the New Born King. More...

Obamacare demands more of America’s legal citizens than non-citizens

This statement was made by actor, speechwriter, author and all-around unique thinker Ben Stein and was forwarded to us by one of our readers. More...

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Case against former ASD principal closed but at a high cost to taxpayers

The district proved by a “preponderance of the evidence that just cause existed” to fire former Amityville School District Principal Stacey K. Fischer, according to a copy of the hearing officer’s report filed in July 2013. More...

Youth charged in knockout assaults in Babylon Town

A 20-year-old North Amityville man will face charges of attacking at least seven men in “knockout-style” assaults. Two of the victims were men over the age of 65. More...

 

People/Social

Rev. Roy Kirton retires from Circle of Love Church after serving 16 years

On Sat., Nov. 16, 2013, Pastor Roy Kirton retired from the Circle of Love Church, Copiague, after serving for 16 years as senior pastor.   More...

Local resident promoted in the military

Alexander Easterman of Amityville and serving with the Company B, 1-69th Infantry was promoted to the rank of private first class.  Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability and development pot More...

Grace Community Christian Church selects its “Man of the Year”

Brother Willie Lanham was honored by Grace Community Christian Church for being Man of the Year. He was presented a plaque by Rev. Robert L. Burgess, pastor. Grace Community Christian Church is located at 117 Columbus Blvd., Amityville.   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. THURSDAY, December 26 More...

Obituaries

Virginia R. Chebuske, Amityville resident, St. Pauls Lutheran Church member and member of Order of Eastern Star

Virginia (Ginny) R. Chebuske, a lifetime resident of Amityville, died Sept. 9, 2013 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, LI. She was 76 years old.  More...

Thomas E. O’Brien, Copiague resident, Amityville HS graduate, veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star

Thomas E. O’Brien, a long-time resident of Copiague, died Nov. 19, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Utica, New York. He was 88 years old.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of ALL IN HOME IMPROVEMENT LLC, a limited liability company. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on July 24, 2013 Office location: Suffolk. More...













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