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December 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

In this season of peace we wish all of our readers and friends a joyous Christmas and Chanukah season.

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Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, December 26   • Long Island Banjo Society meeting 8 p.m. VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. For info., call 516-889-2184.  • The library will have Mitten Madness for all ages with an adult. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Edmund W. Miles Middle School staff grow ‘stashes’ for cash

Faculty, staff and administrators at Edmund W. Miles Middle School, in the Amityville School District, raised $350 for the Movember Foundation during the month of November by growing out their mustaches.  More...

St. Martin’s kids live the story of Flat Stanley

Students in Whitney Reyes’ class at St. More...

Wiley students host heroes for the day

Noting the sacrifices they made for our country and should be recognized all year round, not just on designated holidays, the fifth-grade students and staff at Copiague’s Susan E. 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. FRIDAY, December 26 More...

Fire Island Lighthouse plans first events of 2015

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) has scheduled two events for early January.  More...

First half of taxes are due on or before Jan. 12

Babylon Town Tax Receiver Corinne DiSomma stated that 2014/15 first half taxes are due and payable in her office at 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, on or before Mon., Jan. 12 as this year Jan. 10 falls on a Saturday. More...

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Public Notices

Notice of formation of Amityville Wellness, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on 10/15/2014. Office location: Suffolk County. More...

Breaking News - 12/26/2014 12:24 PM

Police seek public's help in apprehending pair who robbed Amityville Laundromat - Free Access

Photos of subjects released this week

Two men walked into the Village Laundromat at 536 Broadway, Amityville Dec. 4, displayed a handgun and demanded money from employees there. More...

Breaking News - 12/23/2014 8:39 PM

Bellone brings early Christmas present to Amityville - Free Access

New sales tax revenue plan to bring in more than $420K to Village

Standing in the Walter Saxton Court room in Amityville Village tonight, S.C. Exec. More...

Village approves plan for a "smoother ride" through Amityville

A plan to ensure that potholes in Amityville Village are filled in a timely manner drew what Mayor James P. Wandell called some “spirited" discussion. More...

 

People/Social

Spreading holiday joy in Copiague

The holiday season is being made a little brighter for a few lucky children in Copiague this year thanks to the students in Natalia Brite’s, Philomena Russo’s and Caren Steiger’s classes at Deauville Gardens East Elementary School.& More...

The Amityville Home Tour

The Junior League of Amityville holds the annual Holiday Home Tour 2014
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Memorial ceremony commemorates 73rd anniversary of Pearl Harbor

The Long Island Chapter of the Air Force Association presented a Pearl Harbor 73rd Anniversary Memorial ceremony, “Dropping of the roses,” Dec. 7. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

It’s been three Christmases since “Tiny Tim,” a Lhasa with a corkscrew leg twisted completely around, showed up as a stray at Babylon Town Shelter. More...

Hot Laps

Many Riverhead Raceway competitors shone brightly at the 2014 Turkey Derby at Wall (NJ) Stadium Speedway Nov. 28-30.  More...

Obituaries

Irja Mantyla, longtime Amityville resident, salon owner

As a young woman, Irja Mantyla (nee Elovirta) moved to the United States to preserve her United States citizenship and live the American Dream. More...

Opinion

Christmas is in the face of a child, and the heart of kindness

It is amazing how the birth of a single child more than two thousand years ago helped transform the world and how it continues to spread a message of hope and love, particularly during the holiday season.  Or perhaps the message of that child&rs More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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A true Christmas story of forgiveness and redemption

It’s Christmas time again. More...













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