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April 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Weekend Events:

Friday, April 4   •The Friends of the West Islip Public Library annual Spring Book Fair 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

St. Martin of Tours School celebrates Earth and Pi Day

Whitney Reyes’ kindergarten class at St. Martin of Tours in Amityville explored the school’s property, with notebook in hand, for the first signs of spring and documented their observations in their journals. More...

Introducing the top-25 students of Amityville H.S. class of 2014

Dr. Mary DeRose, Amityville Memorial High School’s (AMHS) interim principal, announced the school’s top-25 academically ranked seniors in the class of 2014. More...

Copiague Middle School’s Robotics Club wins first place in the First Lego League Qualifying Tourny

On Feb. 1, the Copiague Middle School Robotics Club participated in the First Lego League Qualifying Tournament. More...

Events & Calendar

Tune in to Amityville’s new weekend community radio

Amityville now has its own community radio, where on the weekends people can hear Amityville Historical Society’s Director Bill Lauder broadcast snippets of the Village’s history. More...

Conklin House hosts oneman Art Show, Ed Bates

Edward Stephenson Bates, a self-taught artist with natural-born talent and national acclaim, will be featured at the The Nathaniel Conklin House one-man art show Fri., April 25, 26 and 27. The Conklin House is at 280 Deer Park Ave., Babylon.  More...

Donate your cellphone for US soldiers serving overseas

Suffolk County Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory continues to collect cell phones to benefit our military personnel serving overseas. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation of Jewel Confections LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 7/30/13. Office location: Suffolk County. More...

Libraries to hold budget vote and trustee elections next week

Residents in local library districts will be asked to approve their annual library budgets Tues., April 8, and to elect Library Board trustees. Following is information on the individual libraries holding votes next week. More...

Breakdown of votes by district

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CORRECTION

A front page story in the March 19 edition of the Amityville Record and Massapequa Post (Appeals denied in varsity basketball case) misidentified the acting superintendent of the Amityville School District. She is Dr. Mary Kelly. More...

 

People/Social

Nicole Tsoilis from Massapequa marries Eric Egglinger from Amityville

On Sept. 21, 2013 Nicole Elizabeth Tsoilis, daughter of the late Gina Blaesi and Robert Blaesi from Massapequa, exchanged wedding vows with Eric Charles Egglinger, son of Diane and Stephen Egglinger from Amityville.  More...

Mary Cascone recalls heroic stories of old April 9

On Wed., April 9, 8 p.m., Babylon Town historian Mary Cascone will discuss local volunteers who banded together to save men, women and children from certain death. More...

Farmingdale State College ranks high in safety

Farmingdale State College was again ranked the fifth safest college in the nation, according to Universityprimetime.com, an online resource for campus life.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

From 1880 to 1904, Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) had a clubhouse and kennels in Babylon on the west side of Southards Pond. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

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

Obituaries

Peter J. Pappas, Amityville HS graduate, Amityville builder, WWII Navy aviator

Peter J. Pappas, lifelong resident of Amityville, died Sun., March 23, 2014. He was 96 years old.  More...

Opinion

Free pre-K is too costly

EDITORIAL

The move by New York State to provide free, full-day pre-K programs is anything but free. It is going to cost New Yorkers $1.5 billion over the next few years, the large majority of which is heading to New York City.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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The myth of inequality ­—

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Throughout history, those seeking to usurp power and subjugate a population have learned that you can get people to agree to almost anything if it’s in the name of equality and fairness.  More...













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