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March 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 3/14/2015 11:40 AM

Six children in North Amityville left home alone - Free Access

Father/uncle arrested and charged in that incident

After responding to a home on a domestic incident call, Suffolk County Police discovered six children between the ages of 5 and 8, at home there alone. They subsequently arrested a man for leaving them unattended with no adult supervision. More...

Breaking News - 3/13/2015 10:23 AM

ASD sends letters to parents outlining their rights on testing - Free Access

AMHS Band to march in St. Patrick's Day Parade; AMHS Drama Club to present Little Shop of Horrors

The Amityville School District has mailed a letter to students’ homes, advising parents and guardians of their rights regarding the New York State exams in English, language arts and math for grades three through 8, and the exams in science in grades More...

Age and wisdom puts new light on former teacher for some AMHS alumni

In the early 1960s, Dr. Charles Mark was a language teacher at Amityville High School. He taught German, Latin and French. More...

Start training for the Suffolk County Marathon and Half Marathon

County Executive Steve Bellone joined Suffolk County Legislators Steve Stern, Kara Hahn, Bill Lindsay III and Rob Calarco as well as local veterans, business owners, members of the running community and the Greater Long Island Running Club to announc More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Copiague students walk extra mile for leukemia research

Students, faculty and staff at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School went the extra mile on Wed., Feb. More...

St. Martin students visit Dominican Sisters

Members of the K-Kids Club at St. Martin of Tours School visited the Sisters of St. Dominic at their Motherhouse in Amityville. The students enjoyed refreshments while chatting with the Sisters about their lives and careers.  More...

Copiague Middle School students cook corn bread for the community

To culminate their unit on cooking, the students in Karen Kazlauskas’ family and consumer science classes at Copiague Middle School used the opportunity to give back to their local community.  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...

St. Vincent de Paul hosting A Brush With Cocktails April 22

St. Vincent de Paul is hosting A Brush With Cocktails Wed., April 22, 7 to 9 p.m. with all proceeds to benefit the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a local charity that helps to feed, shelter and clothe people in need on Long Island. More...

Eat, drink and be merry at Copiague F.D.’s comedy night

The Copiague Eagle Engine Company Volunteer Fire Department will host their 21st annual comedy night dinner and fundraiser, Sat., March 14 with headlining comedians.  More...

Opinion

It’s nice when the wheels of government turn in the public’s favor

EDITORIAL

Sometimes we can all get pretty bummed out about government and what seems to be at times its inability to function on behalf of the people. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Setting the record straight about one community’s generosity

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor:  I am concerned that recent news coverage in Newsday about Babylon Village residents’ opposing Christ Episcopal Church’s food program mischaracterizes the long-standing generosity and compassion of our residents to those More...

Breaking News - 3/18/2015 11:11 PM

Amityville election results in - Free Access

  Amityville voters approved an enhancement to the Fire service awards for department volunteers in a vote 427 to 265. In addition voters reelected Dennis Siry to the Village Board, with 530 votes and Nick LaLota with 468 votes in the More...

Breaking News - 3/17/2015 6:34 PM

CFD battles car fire - Free Access

The Copiague Fire Department was called to a car fire in the rear of an Oak Street business about 9p.m. Saturday March 14. Firefighters arrived to find a Honda Accord fully involved. More...

Breaking News - 3/13/2015 11:01 AM

Mother arrested for DWI after picking up her child at Amityville School - Free Access

Two younger children in car also

Suffolk County Police arrested a woman Thurs., March 12, for driving while intoxicated with her three children in her vehicle. She had just picked one of them a school in North Amityville. More...

Greater award for longtime firefighters on March 18 ballot

The Amityville Village Board approved a measure on Friday that will ask voters to extend the Length of Service Award Program for firefighters. The change entitles the volunteers who serve up to 40 years a maximum award benefit of $800 a month. More...

Grady, Copiague overcome Kings Park in Suffolk girls ‘AA’ quarters

Two months ago, Kings Park gave Copiague everything they could handle in a 70-50 home victory over the Eagles.  Fast forward to Feb. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, March 13   • Mommy, Daddy and Me at the Amityville library, Oak and John Streets, 631-264-0567.  Saturday, March 14   More...

 

People/Social

Introducing the 2015 local scholars

•Warren O. More...

Bill Houston of Amityville turning 90 on March 24

Bill Houston, of Amityville, celebrates his 90th birthday on March 24, 2015. The family is asking anyone who remembers “The Merry Mailman”/P.O. More...

Local officials read to children in honor of “Take Your Child to the Library Day”

Town of Babylon Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Councilwoman Jackie Gordon recently read aloud to local children at Copiague Memorial Public Library as part of Take Your Child to the Library Day. Martinez read Mr. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

What top tunes would a cat put on his iPod? You’d think most cats would enjoy purring along to “Stray Cat Strut” or some other rockabilly selection, especially since the Stray Cat’s Brian Setzer hails from Massapequa. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Charyle Maye Williams King, Amityville’s Hollywood Baptist Church member, teacher, social worker and mentor

Charyle Maye Williams King, a member of the Hollywood Baptist Church in Amityville for more than 50 years, died Jan. 12, 2015. She was 90 years old.  Mrs. More...

Ann M. Cummings, longtime Amityville resident

Ann M. Cummings, a longtime Amityville resident, died on Jan. 17, 2015 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home in Amityville. She was 91 years old .  Mrs. Cummings was born to Arthur and Anna Ruff on May 24, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Public Notice Legal Notice Due to inclement weather on Thursday, March 5, 2015 the Planning Board for the Village of Amityville had to postpone their monthly meeting therefore: NOTICE is hereby given that the P More...













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