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January 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Schools/Sports

EWMMS students visit inspiring Survivor Tree at 9/11 site

Students from Amityville’s Edmund W. More...

UNAYO honors three from Amityville H.S.

The United North Amityville Youth Organization (UNAYO) has recognized Amityville Memorial High School sophomore Tiffany Armstrong and teachers Jason McGowan and Jack Agostino with three special awards.  More...

Kellenberg recognizes three Amityville athletes for their achievements

Uniondale’s Kellenberg Memorial High School coaches have recognized three Amityville residents for their athletic ability. More...

Events & Calendar

Boathouses of Amityville calendars available at Historical Society

For the third year in a row the Amityville Historical Society has embodied the history of the Village into a commemorative calendar. Boathouses of Amityville de- picts these boathouses, which have survived the years and remain functional today. More...

Fire Island hike and tour Jan. 1

A New Year’s Day hike and lighthouse tower tour will be held Wed., Jan. 1, 10 a.m. Meet at the Robert Moses State parking field #5. This will be a guided walk around the western end of the National Seashore. More...

MANA to celebrate Martin Luther King with music, dance and more Jan. 18

MANA (Ministerial Alliance of North Amityville and Vicinity) will hold its annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Sat., Jan. 18, at 10 a.m., at the Main Catch, 1095 Jericho Tpke., Commack. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of Formation of APT GROUP, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 10/24/13. Office location: Suffolk County. More...

SUFFOLK SPCA OFFERS $500 REWARD FOR INFORMATION

The Suffolk County SPCA is offering a $500 reward for information on the whereabouts of a small dog named Bailey.  Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk SPCA said that the agency is looking for Bailey, a five-year-old male cream-colored miniature Poodl More...

Stipends available for local historical societies

The Suffolk County Historical Society announced that stipends are available for local history organizations to underwrite the cost of new exhibitions, publications and special projects.  More...

 

People/Social

AFD announces 2014 poster contest winners

The Amityville Fire Department held a Fire Prevention poster contest this year and three winners were chosen from Northwest School. They are, Matthew Hanak, Mr. Siegel’s second-grade class; Genesis Quintanilla, Mrs. More...

2nd. Annual LaMarca Benefit Concert at AMHS on Jan. 3

Amityville Memorial High School will once again honor the memory of its late music teacher/jazz band and choral director, Chris LaMarca, with the 2nd Annual Chris LaMarca Benefit Concert to be held on Fri., Jan. 3, 2014, beginning at 4 p.m. More...

Local St. John's High School athletes sign letters of intent

St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School’s top student-athletes are selecting their colleges. The SJB community is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of many of its student-athletes. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

These 12 dogs (and cats) of Christmas wrap up the year. Their stories are just a few of the “happily ever afters” of 2013. Some have been featured in “Pets” previously; some tales are new: More...

Obituaries

Barbara E. Lane, Amityville resident, Amityville High School graduate, hospital lab technician

Barbara E. Lane, of Greenfield Center, died Thurs., Dec. 5, 2013 of a sudden illness at Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga Springs. She was 75. More...

Joan Georgene Becak, longtime Amityville resident, Amityville High School graduate, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church organist

Joan Georgene Becak, a longtime Amityville resident who graduated from Amityville Memorial High School, died Dec. 7, 2013 in Aurora, Colorado. She had lived there for more than 30 years.  Mrs. Becak was born Oct. More...

Opinion

State Ed must look at tenure regs if it is serious about educational excellence

An article that appeared in the Dec. 25 edition outlined the four-year saga of the Amityville School District, which sought to legally fire a tenured principal it charged with numerous incidents of professional wrongdoing.  More...

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Political correctness is eroding our rights under the Constitution

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor:  Political correctness is being used to divide us as a nation and undermine American values and principles.  More...













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