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September 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

New York’s Training School for Boys

New York State has a history of innovative programs for its youth caught in the cycle of poverty, violence and the lack of educational opportunities. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

FOWL BALL

Coverage of the LI Ducks

August has been a fruitful month for the Long Island Ducks.  Long Island has 16 wins through their first 24 games in the month, and currently stand in a three-way tie for first place with Somerset and Bridgeport in the Liberty Division at 24-21 More...

Columnists - Free Access

Covering the Cosmos

The New York Cosmos have not had much success in North Carolina, but that all changed on Sat., Aug. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Timothy J. McDonough, Amityville resident, St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church parishioner, chef

Timothy J. McDonough, a lifelong resident of Amityville, died on July 8, 2015. He was 61 years old .  Mr. McDonough was born Jan. 27, 1954 to John G. and Mary G. (Kretz) McDonough. He was a member of the St. Martin of Tours R.C. More...

Opinion

Teachers mould the mind and spirit

EDITORIAL

Each year, as we consider writing a back-to-school editorial, the same idea moves to the forefront as paramount: Education, despite all of its discussion and debate about curriculum, teacher training and evaluations, Common Core, state funding, new l More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Babylon Village: My hometown - by Tom Stock

Recently, we invited readers to send us a short explanation of what they love about their hometown. The following is from Tom Stock of Babylon Village who talks about the pleasure of living in that community.  More...

Final Village hearing for Oak Street Villas set for Thursday

The Amityville Planning Board will be hearing an application for Oak Street Villas seeking approval for landscaping and drainage and architectural review at its hearing tomorrow, Sept. 3.  More...

Copiague schools report on condition of school buildings; board hopes to open dialogue with public on solutions

A review of facilities in the Copiague School District showed that most of the district’s buildings are in need of renovations. More...

Juveniles: Crime, punishment & opening the door to second chances

Communities ready for change as governor expected to relocate youths under 18 from state prisons

Despite tremendous hope, discussion and debate, the New York State legislature did not pass a measure this year that would have raised the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18.  More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, September 4   • Long Island Banjo Society meeting 8 p.m. VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. For info., call 516- 889-2184.  • Friends Casino Trip at 6 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo set for September 13th

NYS Assemblyman Joseph Saladino will host his Annual Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo on Sun., Sept. 13, from 11a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Captree State Park Boat Basin. More...

Senator Venditto brings legal assistance program to Amityville

New York State Senator Michael Venditto (R, C, I- Massapequa) hosted a free legal assistance program with the help of NYLAG at the Amityville Public Library recently. More...

Kitchen of Amityville Kiwanis Club gets a fresh new coat

Townsend Thorn organized the day so the Kiwanis Club of Amityville could paint the exterior of the kitchen at the Kiwanis pavilion on Sat., May 30. 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, September 3   •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Residents invited to assist police

S.C. Leg. Lou D’Amaro is advising residents about two Suffolk County Police Department programs: The Auxiliary Police Officer Training Program and the Civilian Police Academy, both open to adult Suffolk County residents.  More...

Celebrate your spirit at the Darshan Mela Spiritual Festival, Sept. 13

The Darshan Mela Spiritual Festival will be held Sun., Sept. 13, 1 to 5 p.m. The festival will be sponsored by the Science of Spirituality Meditation Center, 79 County Line Road, Amityville.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY. US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR WACHOVIA MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-ALT1, Pltf. vs. ELVIRA TEJADA A/K/A ELVIRA O. TEJADA, et al, Defts. More...













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