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June 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Maxine Postal Health Center now being operated by NFP company

Suffolk County recently approved placing control of the Maxine Postal Tri-Community Center in Amityville into private hands, providing what the County said will be a higher quality and variety of services at a lower cost to taxpayers. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, June 13   •Desk Cube for Dads Grades K-3. The Amityville Library, Oak and John Streets, 631-264-0567.  • St. Paul’s country music concert at 9 p.m. with Lamar Peters and Pastor Dave and John Anglin at the St. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville students explore the science of stem cells

Approximately 85 students from Edmund W. More...

St. Martin of Tours students study butterflies

Kindergarten students in Miss Reyes’ class at St. More...

Copiague Middle School Eagle newspaper receives first-place honors

Following three years of placing second in their division, the Copiague Middle School Eagle newspaper received first-place honors from the American Scholastic Press Association. 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...

Free workshop for families dealing with autism June 26

ABA & Beyond - How Family Dynamics May Contribute to “Typical” Behavioral Challenges will be offered by the Family Service League and The Family Center for Autism. This free workshop is for parents of children on the Autism spectrum. More...

Country concert at St. Paul’s, June 6

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will hold a country music concert with Lamar Peters and Pastor Dave and John Anglin, Fri., June 6, 8 p.m. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church is located at, 147 Park Ave. Amityville. More...

Opinion

We need to put the federal tuition assistance loan program to the test

Cadillac college educations being provided by the Federal government in the form of student loans to many who cannot afford them are driving up the cost of higher education and placing a heavy burden on young people.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

New York’s governor may be guilty of bribery

GUEST EDITORIAL

Late last month, the far-left Working Families Party (WFP) nearly dumped Andrew Cuomo in favor of an insurgent liberal candidate at their party convention, but Cuomo saved himself with a last-minute pact brokered by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio More...

Breaking News - 6/14/2014 2:55 PM

Amityville Heritage Fair underway - Free Access

Sat.,  June 14: Beneath beautiful skies the Amityville Historical Heritage Fair was underway today. More...

Draft traffic study for in and around BHC site completed and under review

A draft traffic study for the proposed development of a shopping center and CVS drug store has been presented to the Village, making some initial recommendations to provide a smooth and safe flow of traffic along Route 110 and Louden Avenue where the More...

David D’Antonio of Amityville receives SUNY Oneonta Honorary Alumnus Award

David D’Antonio of Amityville has been named a SUNY Oneonta Honorary Alumnus by the college’s Alumni Association, a distinction bestowed upon individuals who are not graduates of SUNY Oneonta and who have demonstrated continued and except More...

 

People/Social

Father "Rick" of St. Martin's to celebrate his farewell Mass

Rev. Richard T. Stelter, pastor of St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church in Amityville, will be celebrating his farewell Mass at noon, June 22 and leaving St. Martin’s June 25. More...

Please meet the 2014 local scholars

•Kaitlyn Denby, of Copiague, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, West Virginia.  •Graceann Belgiorno, of Amityville, was named to the dean’s list at Belmont Un More...

Belen Morote named national winner of NASA essay contest

Belen Morote, an eighth-grader at Copiague Middle School, is the national winner of the NASA-sponsored Cassini Scientist for a Day essay contest. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

Historically, there are two ways to win races at Riverhead Raceway. One is side-by-side action, the other where a leader gets out in front while the field spins, wrecks or otherwise takes themselves out of contention trying to catch up. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work.” - Anatole France (1844-1924)  More...

Obituaries

Ted Shiebler, veteran and longtime spokesman for Good Samaritan Hospital

In 2004, Edward (Ted) Shiebler Jr. sat down to write a letter to his granddaughter Sarah, who was 10 at the time. Ted was 76 and wanted to document his life and the life of his family to the next generation. It was to be opened when Sarah was 40. More...

Silvio Leonti, Lindenhurst and Amityville resident, Our Lady of Perpetual Help church member, veteran

Silvio Leonti, a resident of Lindenhurst and Amityville, died May 9, 2014. He was 90 years old.  Mr. Leonti was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help R. C. 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 #14G43 TOWING SERVICES FOR THE TOWN OF BABYLON VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT until 10:00 a.m. More...













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