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October 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre gets more school funding

New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean- Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that the Copiague School District will receive more than $800,000 in additional funding from the state for a Universal Pre-K program, after having fought to ensure this funding More...

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Schools/Sports

Copiague Middle School helps the less fortunate

For the pastfive years, members of the Copiague Middle School Builders Club, along with their advisor Maria Ostrofsky, have partnered with Give Your Soles, a charity that gives moderately worn athletic shoes to the less fortunate, to organize a shoe More...

Copiague School District hosts Flag Day assembly

In honor of Flag Day, Deauville Gardens East Elementary School in the Copiague School District held a schoolwide Flag Day assembly on June 15.  More...

Aidan McGlone awarded BACCA Senior Award

The Town of Bablyon’s Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) recognized Amityville High School senior Aidan McGlone with the highly prestigious BACCA Senior Achievement Award at its annual TeenTheater Awards ceremony on June 12.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Mary A. Bonanno, longtime Lindenhurst resident, Amityville seamstress, baker

Mary. A. Bonanno, a longtime resident of Lindenhurst who owned and operated a bakery in Queens with her husband, and was a sample dressmaker, died Sept. 11, 2015. She was 97 years old .  More...

Services Sunday for longtime local resident Arthur Drescher

Arthur Drescher died at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida on Sept. 11, 2015 with family by his side.  He was born on June 5, 1933, the oldest son of Ruth and Arthur Drescher Sr., in Brooklyn. He attended P.S. 134 in Hollis, Queens. More...

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Public Notices

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF SUFFOLK INDEX # 602873/2015 SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS FILED: 9/24/2015 Bank of America, N.A. Plaintiff designates Suffolk County as the place of trial.  More...

Breaking News - 10/13/2015 11:21 AM

Settlement announced in Onderdonk case - Free Access

The case brought against APO Eric Onderdonk by the Village of Amityville has been resolved.  In a vote by the Village Board this morning, the board voted 4-1 to end disciplinary charges against him lodged June 29. More...

Breaking News - 10/12/2015 4:09 PM

Amityville Village and PBA reach agreement on Onderdonk case - Free Access

Joint announcement expected

The Amityville Village Board and Amityville Police Benevolent Association are expected to issue a joint press release shortly announcing the settlement of the case against APO Eric Onderdonk. More...

Amityville Village Board approves position of police commissioner

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The Amityville Village Board approved a resolution by a vote of 3-2 adding the position of police commissioner to its code. The move came on Monday night, Sept. More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, October 9   • The library will have Mummy Pillow at 4 p.m. at the Amityville library, Oak and John Streets, 631- 264-0567.  Saturday, October 10   More...

 

People/Social

Copiague student wins State poster contest

Nataly Almanza, a student in the Copiague School District, was the recipient of the Knights of Columbus State Award for Drug and Alcohol Abuse. More...

Kerrigan Road adopted by Amityville Kiwanis Club

Continuing its community service activities, charity events and working with local youth, the Copiague Kiwanis recently adopted Kerrigan Road near Tanner Park. More...

Babylon employees “go green” with Commuter Challenge

Town of Babylon Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez recently joined with Town Clerk Carol Quirk to recognize a group of Town employees who successfully completed the 511NY Rideshare Commuter Challenge, which encourages participants to use alternative met More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

It becomes an owner’s worst nightmare when a beloved pet goes missing. Today’s “Dog Lost & Found” true tales will start with lessons for owners; then end with lessons for finders. Here goes:  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, October 8 •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Special events planned at the Fire Island Lighthouse this month

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) has events scheduled for October.  More...

Dominican Village asks for volunteers in their mission

Dominican Village needs volunteers to help them implement an array of artistic and cultural programs for the enjoyment of our residents. More...

Opinion

There is no such thing as a free ice cream sundae

EDITORIAL

This is an editorial about two different world views. One focuses on personal responsibility and accountability, and the other on the benefit of elevating self-esteem in young people. More...

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My Hometown: Our staycation this summer

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

My husband and I took a “staycation” this summer and we were pleasantly surprised at how much fun we had. More...













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