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January 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County permit fee for home security systems in place

Homeowners who have a home security system will have to shell out $50 a year for a permit from the County or face stiff fines if police are called to their homes as a result of a false alarm. More...

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Schools/Sports

Announcing Walter G. O’Connell’s class of 2016 top 10

Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School has announced the top 10 students in the graduating class of 2016. Leading their class are valedictorian Dawn Gioia and salutatorian Karla Lopez.  More...

Amityville Memorial High School participates in Cultural Exchange Program

In an effort to expose students to diversity among their peers, 40 members of the Amityville Memorial High School’s Warrior Awareness Club (WAC PAC) participated in a Cultural Exchange Program where they visited students at Sayville High School More...

No Shave November challenge in Amityville Union Free School District raises more than $300

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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, January 7  •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Break the habit this year: Learn To Be Tobacco Free

Suffolk Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D-Huntington Station), Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Health Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, encourage residents who resolve to break their tobacco addiction in the new year and to sign up for Suffol More...

Polar Bear Plunge set for Jan. 16

The Polar Bear Plunge for Charity will be held Sat., Jan. 16 at Overlook Beach, Babylon at 11 a.m. Anyone who wants to take part in the event does so at their own risk, and anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult, said Town officials. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - Suffolk PNC Bank, National Association Plaintiff -Against- Marjorie Crichton, et al Defendants Pursuant to a judgment of foreclosure and sale granted on or about 10/23/15 I the un More...

Hearing on insurance controversy set for Monday

Amityville Village officials have sent letters to former Village officials advising them that after “considerable research and due reflection,” they have taken steps to terminate their medical insurance benefits. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, January 8   • On Fri., Jan. 8, 12:30 p.m., the library will have Friday Afternoon Game Club. More...

 

People/Social

IN THE NEWS

Katherine Eastwood, daughter of Michelle and Kevin Eastwood of Amityville, was recently names Student of the Month by Amityville Rotary.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Death, desertion & mutiny were frequent

Part III

It was estimated that the New England and Long Island whaling fleet in 1830 consisted of around 203 ships, barks, brigs and schooners; however by 1840 it reached near 552 vessels. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Since I’m in the business of playing matchmaker for pets and people, I’ll let you in on a trade secret: There are different style adoption pleas, depending on whether you are writing a newspaper column like “Pets”; social medi More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Tom Stone, WWII veteran and former longtime resident of Amityville

When Jeanne Drews began working as a teacher in Maine, she was upset to see that there was no American flag on the flagpole outside of her school. More...

Opinion

Change is difficult but can be worth it

The first week of January is almost over. How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions?  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Raia says state should build on recommendations of Common Core Task Force

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor:  I am encouraged by the recent recommendations by the Common Core Task Force. More...













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