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December 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 12/5/2014 2:46 PM

Amityville Tree Lighting postponed - Free Access

Event to be held Sat., Dec. 13

Amityville Village officials have decided to postpone tomorrow's tree lighting ceremony due to the likelihood of inclement weather. The tree lighting will be held Sat., Dec. 13, 5 p.m. at the Triangle.  More...

Amityville boys soccer’s strong season finishes at County semifinals

The clock may have ran down to zero on the Amityville boys soccer team’s 2014 campaign, but that does not take away from their success on the pitch this season.  The Warriors fell to eventual Suffolk Class A champion, East Hampton, with a More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, December 5   •Vendors wanted for holiday fair to be held at Simpson United Methodist Church, 30 Locust Ave., Amityville. The fair runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The fee per table is $35. For more information call Mary at 516-991-8098. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Park Avenue Elementary brings organizations and members of the community under one roof

Park Avenue Elementary School in the Amityville School District was the spot of a special event designed to bring organizations and members of the community under one roof. More...

Amityville H.S. selects music students

Two accomplished student-musicians will be representing the Amityville School District at All-State and All-County competitions this fall after successful auditions last year.  More...

Athletes honored at Walter G. O’Connel’s Copiague H.S. Varsity Sports Awards Dinner

Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School recently held its annual fall varsity sports awards dinner honoring the best and brightest of the fall 2014 athletic season, hosted by the Booster Club. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

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

Events & Calendar

RECORD CALENDAR

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...

Get in the spirit at Good Sam’s tree lighting Dec. 6

On Sat., Dec. 6, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital will host its Christmas Angels tree lighting celebration. The festival is free and open to the public. More...

Free prostate screenings at Copiague Fire Dept. Dec. 8

In conjunction with State Assemblyman Robert K. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation of Paradise Staffing Solutions, LLC . Arts. of Org. filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 04/04/2014. (United States). More...

Breaking News - 12/8/2014 4:52 PM

Holiday Home Tour held today - Free Access

Rain doesn't dampen spirits of tour goers

By JD Allen More...

Breaking News - 12/7/2014 5:42 PM

Demonstration held today in Amityville - Free Access

Marchers call for Peace and Justice

Approximately 450 people demonstrated in Amityville today in remembrance of Eric Garner, and calling for change and justice. More...

Event to honor veterans from Battle of the Bulge - Free Access

Military veterans who withstood the savage World War II German counteroffensive known as the Battle of Bugle some 70 years ago this December will honored at the Museum of American Armor on Sun., Dec. 14. More...

Luke Reich wins largest junior sailing series in America

Forty-seven junior sailors, ages eight to 14, competed in the 17th Annual Fall Series hosted by the Dinghy Shop at the South Bay Sailing Center in Amityville, NY from Sept. 7 until Oct. 19 with the awards ceremony on Oct. 28. More...

 

People/Social

Licata seeks third term as Copiague fire commissioner

Angelo Licata, a 22- year member of the Copiague fire department, is seeking his third fiveyear term as fire commissioner and faces no opposition.  More...

Mayor James P. Wandell

“Amityville loves the holiday season!” This weekend we kick off the Yuletide spirit with a full calendar of events that even the “Grinch” can’t resist getting involved in. This Fri., Dec. More...

Akil Barrett graduates from combat training

Army Pvt. Akil Barrett, a graduate of Copiague High School, has gradu- ated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Let’s face it. Most of us and most adults on our gift list do not need anything for the holidays. More...

The Great War and Veterans Day Part II

Annual Military Ball known as the Easter Monday Dance - Tickets sold for $1.00

Before we continue our walk up historic Albany Ave., let’s pause and take another look at the early American Legion Post #1218 and it’s Auxiliary. More...

Obituaries

Winfield V. Ritzert, lifelong Copiague resident and veteran

Winfield V. Ritzert, a lifelong resident of Copiague and proud veteran of World War II, died Nov. 3, 2014. He was 97 years old.  “Dad loved growing up in Copiague in the 1920s and he became a true outdoorsman,” said his son Peter. More...

Opinion

Unwrap an open heart this holiday season

Someone said that what is important is not what is under the tree but rather those who are gathered around it. What a beautiful thought, and one that led us to others, in particular the importance of forgiveness.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Amityville RR station needs some attention

Dear Editor:  More...













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