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February 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

LaLota asks deputy BOE commissioner to act in his place for March elections

In an effort to avoid even “the appearance of” a conflict, Amityville Village Trustee Nick LaLota has asked Deputy Board of Elections Commissioner William J. More...

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Schools/Sports

Copiague girls hoops continues to roll with win over North Babylon

Copiague boys basketball is having a phenomenal season, and should not be overlooked, however, the girls basketball team is quite possibly having an even better year. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

It’s been eight years since I was first flabbergasted to learn that “Sensation,” the Pointer that has always been the symbol of Westminster Kennel Club (WKC), was buried in Babylon in 1887. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Lucy Parfitt, Amityville resident, Amity HS graduate and local day care operator

Lucy Parfitt, a longtime Amityville resident, lost her battle with an aggressive form of brain cancer on Jan. 3, 2015. She was 65 years old.  More...

Joseph W. Hager, electrician’s apprentice, St. Mary’s church member

Joseph W. Hager, a resident of Amityville, died suddenly at his home on Sun., Dec. 14, 2014. He was 26 years old.  Joseph was born on Dec. 12, 1988 to David and Michele (Caridi) Hager in Manhasset, New York. More...

Alan Mosley, Amityville resident and Copiague HS graduate, at 58

Alan Mosley, a resident of Amityville, died Dec. 25, 2014 at Hospice Inn, in Melville. He was 58 years old.  Mr. Mosley was born on Sept. 25, 1956 in Amityville to Charles William and Mary (Pritchard) Mosley. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF BABYLON - ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to Chapter 213, Article II of the Building Zone Ordinance of the Town of Babylon, notice is hereby given that the Town of Babylon Zoni More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, February 13   • Sweet Heart Jar for grades 3-6 at the Amityville library, Oak and John Streets, 631-264-0567.  • Mrs. Nadia’s Storytime for ages 3-5 at the Copiague library, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631-691-1111.  More...

 

People/Social

Amityville HS students attend Awareness Weekend

Amityville Memorial High School hosted 140 students and 13 staff members for its 32-hour, overnight Awareness Weekend program Nov. More...

Amityville's Winter Wonderland

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Ella Williams of Amityville COMPASS Coalition is thanked

Congressman Peter King (R-Seaford) thanked Ella Williams of the Amityville COMPASS Coalition, a substance abuse prevention organization, for the group’s commitment to the community during a recent meeting in Washington, DC.   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.  THURSDAY, February 12   More...

Suffolk County PD offering several courses special courses

The Suffolk County Police Department will be running the following programs in the near future: More...

Donate clothes to American Legion

American Legion Unit 94 will hold a clothing drive to help take care of soldiers, veterans and the community.Those who are interested can drop off donations or a member of the American Legion will pick it up.The drop-off is at American Legion Post 94 More...

Opinion

Low point for New York Rising program

New York State, under its New York Rising program, has been purchasing storm-damaged homes in our communities.The program operates with state and federal HUD money.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

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State lawmaker says it’s time to address education reform

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Earlier this week, I was proud to join members of the Assembly Minority Conference to renew our calls that the state Legislature address much-needed reforms to our state’s education system, including the implementation of the Common Core standa More...













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