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February 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local athlete makes good: Aidan Kelly of West Islip represents Long Island and the U.S. at the Olympic Games

Sacrificing the normal teenage joys of family, friends and the familiar (namely, his hometown of West Islip, Long Island) four years ago, Aidan Kelly left everything and everyone behind to begin training with the U.S. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville Middle School musicians commended for participation in regional music events

Several Edmund W. Miles Middle School (EWMMS) student-musicians were commended for their participation in various regional festivals and music events this winter.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Note: The following “Pets” first published on 8/1/13 will be receiving the American Kennel Club S.T.A.R. Puppy and Canine Good Citizen Award at the annual Dog Writers Association of America banquet in NYC on Feb. 9. More...

Obituaries

Sister Barbara Anne Mullen, O.P., of Amityville

Sister Barbara Anne Mullen, who served in the religious life for 58 years, died on Thurs., Jan. 16, 2014. Sister was 76 years of age and was a Sister of St. Dominic, Amityville. Sister Mullen was born on Oct. More...

Opinion

Beware of the dangers of LI’s frozen waters

EDITORIAL

Fifty years ago, four young sisters were crossing the ice on a local lake when they hit a thin spot and fell through. Only one survived. She was the oldest. She was 12.  More...

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Full Story

Creating a new symbol of love over the years

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

More than a year after Hurricane Sandy hit, we still had boxes of books to unpack. This was the last task we had left to do to get our home back to normal. More...

Breaking News - 2/20/2014 12:54 PM

Shots reported at AMHS Tuesday night; no injuries - Free Access

Police investigating incident

Amityville Village Police responded to a call about shots being fired at Amityville Memorial High School Feb. 18.The call went into police at approximately 5:30 p.m. and the caller said they heard what sounded like three gun shots go off. More...

Town asked to postpone hearing on development in North Amityville

After failing to get a court-ordered stay on a public hearing scheduled by the Babylon Town Board on Feb. 4, Summit Real Estate Development Corp. of Manhattan asked the Town to postpone the hearing until its representative, Jim Kaplan, could attend. More...

Copiague Sup’t speaks about Governor Cuomo’s State of State address

Like many school district superintendents, Copiague’s Superintendent Charles Leunig listened carefully to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address, with an eye toward addressing what impact his programs would have on his district. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, February 14   • Brumidi Valentine dance in honor of queen Alyssa from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. More...

 

People/Social

Breaking Up is Hard to Do on stage at Township Theater

Township Theatre Group presents the energetic musical Breaking Up Is Hard to Do - Featuring the Songs by Neil Sedaka. More...

Gregory sponsors food drive for Island Harvest

S.C. Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory sponsored a food drive for Island Harvest, Sat., Feb. 1 at Stop & Shop in Amityville. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567   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...

Meet the Candidates Night sponsored by BVCA February 25

Once again, the Bay Village Civic Association (BVCA), representing the Village of Amityville, will conduct a Meet the Candidates Night. This will be open to the public, as a courtesy, following the BVCA membership meeting. More...

February fun and March benefit at the Fire Island Lighthouse

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society has programs scheduled for the near future and a benefit event in March.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE TO BIDDERS The TOWN OF BABYLON Commissioner of General Services will receive sealed proposals for BID #14G06 ELECTRICAL WIRE until 10:00 a.m. More...













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