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June 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Weekend Events:

Friday, June 6   • Long Island Banjo Society meeting at 8 p.m. VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission. Listen, sing and dance to banjo music. Beginners, advanced and professionals are invited to play along. More...

Program to help track those with cognitive impairment underway in Suffolk

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Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Copiague students Think Breakfast!

In an effort to encourage students to eat a healthy breakfast and remind them that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, the Copiague Middle School Home and Careers Club, along with adviser Christine Barteldt, hosted their fourth annual Th More...

Copiague Chamber of Commerce gets a hand from O’Connell H.S.’s Junior Chamber of Commerce Club

Members of the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School Junior Chamber of Commerce Club, along with adviser Linda Aims, assisted the Copiague Chamber of Commerce at their seventh annual Biz Xpo and Restaurant Night on May 7.  More...

Undermanned Copiague boys track shines at divisions

Performing highly at the boys spring track division championship meet is tough enough when you are at full strength, it’s even tougher when you lose most of your seniors due to the prom.  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...

The Healing Power of Meditation at Lindenhurst Library, June 10

Public speaker Matthew Raider, M.D. will give a talk on the Healing Power of Meditation, Tues., June 10, 7 p.m. More...

Amityville Soccer registration tomorrow night

The Amityville Soccer League is holding registration for the Fall 2014 season tomorrow, Thurs., June 5, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Louden Sports Park, 100 Louden Ave., Amityville. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO BIDDERS The TOWN OF BABYLON Commissioner of General Services will receive sealed proposals for BID #14G42 IRRIGATION SUPPLIES until 10:00 a.m. on THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014 at the Town Hall, 200 E. More...

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Free car seat inspections Saturday - Free Access

This Saturday, parents, grandparents and others can get a car seat check to ensure that these safety seats are correctly installed. Officials have noted that three out of four car seats are used incorrectly, posing a hazard to children. More...

Commemorative flag presented by DAR to Village during Memorial Day Parade

This Memorial Day, the Daughters of the American Revolution presented the official Department of Defense Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemorative Flag in a special ceremony to Amityville Village Mayor James P. Wandell. More...

 

People/Social

Copiague student Rachel Korba and North Babylon student Elliot Smith win student essay contest

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory and Legislator Lou D’Amaro recognized the winners of the African American History Month middle school student essay competition highlighting the inventions of African Americans.  More...

Presiding Officer Gregory recognizes Amityville’s bravest

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Please meet the 2014 local scholars

•Kaitlin Pescitelli, of Amityille, was named to the dean’s list at Molloy College, Rockville Centre for the fall 2013 semester. She is majoring in speech pathology. Pescitelli is a 2010 graduate of St. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

On Memorial Day weekend, it was obvious that the drivers had parties on their mind with the speed with which the program ended.  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

As anticipation mounts about whether California Chrome can capture the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes this Saturday, let’s not forget that August Belmont Sr., patriarch of the prominent Babylon family, is the namesake of both the event and More...

Obituaries

Mary Higgins, Dominican Sister of Amityville (Sister Mary Mark)

On Sun., May 25, 2014, the eve of her 90th birthday, Sister Mary Higgins died. She was a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville for 70 years.  More...

Opinion

Share the excitement of the end of yet another school year

The school year is winding down, youngsters are taking theirfinal tests, graduates are ready to look to the future, whether it is heading off to college or to a new job, and summer is on its way.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Writer remembers D-Day and those who fought

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor:  As news headlines report the Veteran’s Affairs scandal, we remember the veterans from World War II.  On this 70th anniversary of D-Day June 6, 1944, when the allied invasion of military troops began in the early morning More...













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