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January 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Police investigating shootout in North Amityville

Gunfire rang out during the morning of Jan. 4 in North Amityville, and First Precinct Police are investigating the incident. More...

CSD puts comptroller's recommendations into action

In October, the comptroller’s office also released an audit for the Copiague School District, covering the district’s policy of check signing. More...

Correction

A story that appeared last week (Hearing set on insurance controversy in Amityville) contained an error. Former Amityville Village Mayor Peter T. Imbert received and paid in full for his family’s health insurance coverage when he left office. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Great Neck Road Elementary School collects for troops overseas

As a way to thank soldiers currently serving in the U.S. More...

Students at Copiague Middle School bake cookies for Sagtikos Manor

As part of an annual community service project, seventh- and eighth-grade students at Copiague Middle School volunteered their time to bake cookies to support the conservation of the Sagtikos Manor.  More...

Amityville School District completes crafts for our troops

In an effort to help foster the school-to-home connection, Northeast School in the Amityville Union Free School District hosted a holiday family fun night for students and their families on Dec. 3.  More...

Obituaries

George Wrage, boater, veteran and longtime Amityville Village resident

George Wrage became captivated by the water and the Great South Bay when he was a boy. More...

Opinion

Facing a populist surge, a candidate finds unity to win the White House

GUEST EDITORAL:

Partisan gridlock in Washington, the two parties at each other’s throats. The economy wracked by disruptive new technologies and jostled by rising foreign competition. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Breaking News - 1/21/2016 4:29 PM

Discrimination case against ASD dismissed - Free Access

Former employee falsified resume, says Division of Human Rights

Former Amityville Principal Rodney Wilkins falsified his employment background on his application and resume to the Amityville School District. That, according to a decision by the New York State Division of Human Rights handed down last week. More...

Breaking News - 1/15/2016 5:23 PM

Coming up in next week's issue: ASD bond and Amityville Village health insurance controversy - Free Access

Coming up in next Wednesday’s Amityville Record are two major stories. More...

Bethel hosting birthday celebration Jan. 18 for Dr. Martin Luther King

Bethel A.M.E. Church, 20 Simmons St., Copiague, will hold a celebration recognizing the birthday or the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on Mon., Jan. 18 at the church. Lunch will be served. More...

Local scholar makes the news

Thomas Colvell of Amity Harbor, who is studying sports management and is a member of the class of 2017 at Lasell College, was recently named to the dean's list.   More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, January 15 • On Fri., Jan. 15, 10 a.m., the library will have Friday Fun. We’ll have a variety of stations set up for you to explore, plus crafts and fun activities. More...

 

People/Social

Practicing faith & instilling values

The first in an occasional series of articles More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The August Belmont family had a huge impact on the dog world. August, Jr. bred and showed dogs, particularly Smooth Fox Terriers and Setters. From 1888-1915 he was the fourth president of the American Kennel Club (AKC). More...

I’m a porter in a Pullman sleeping car, and my name is not George!

As we walk further south in the Hamlet of North Amityville, we come to 210 Albany Avenue, which had once been the home of Samuel L. Taylor, a man of color born in North Carolina around 1880. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Polar Bear Plunge for Charity set for January 16

The Polar Bear Plunge for Charity will be held Sat., Jan. 16, 11 a.m. at Overlook Beach, Babylon, 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.  More...

BBCC to host fundraiser

The Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition (BBCC) will hold a Super Saturday event, Sat., Feb 6, 6:30 p.m. at Duffy’s Ale House, 95 East Hoffman Ave., Lindenhurst. 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 Zoning Bo More...













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