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January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 1/23/2016 11:23 AM

Governor Cuomo calls State of Emergency - Free Access

Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a State of Emergency today as New York and Long Island is enveloped in a major storm, which is expected to bring 6-12 inches of snow, high winds and flooding.He is shown with his staff at press conference today. More...

ASD sets capital bond vote for Tuesday, March 8th

At the Jan. 13 meeting of the Board of Education, the Amityville Union Free School District Board of Education supported a resolution to hold a public vote on Tues., March 8 to improve and expand district facilities through a bond. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville native reaches milestone for St. Joseph's basketball

Andy Laurent joins brother in getting 1,000 career points at college level

When it comes to sports, friendly sibling rivalry is rather common. As for two brothers and Amityville High School graduates reaching 1,000 career points in college basketball, not so much. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

More about Morris: Sometimes the worst of times can turn into the best of times for the rest of time Fate allots a bedraggled pet. (Charles Dickens would scowl at this assault on his famous opening line.)  You may recall the recent  More...

Obituaries

June Checkovich, Amityville Memorial High School graduate, secretary

June Checkovich, a 1939 graduate of Amityville Memorial High School and graduate of Katharine Gibbs School of Business, died Dec. 20, 2015 at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut following a brief illness. She was 93 years old.  More...

Opinion

The loss of an ole-time reporter and friend

GUEST EDITORAL:

I lost a longtime friend this week. He was a former Newsday reporter who covered most of the major stories of the 50s, 60s and 70s, including the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Cruz: New Yawkers ain’t gonna fugetaboutut!

Okay, so Senator Ted Cruz doesn’t like New York values. Exactly what values are those values, Mr. Cruz?  More...

Breaking News - 1/23/2016 3:09 PM

Copiague and NA men arrested for attempting to steal tires during storm - Free Access

Suffolk County Police  arrested two men today for stealing rims and tires in front of a North Babylon home this morning  at the start of the blizzard. More...

Breaking News - 1/23/2016 1:13 PM

SNOW UPDATE: Residents being urged to stay at home and off roads - Free Access

Suffolk County Exec. Steve Bellone has declared a State of Emergency, as Long Island and the Metropolitan area is in the midst of a major snowstorm. More...

Breaking News - 1/23/2016 10:38 AM

SNOW STORM 2016: PSEG update - Free Access

PSEG Long Island is reporting that, as of 9:30 a.m., 1,065 of its 1.1 million customers across Long Island and the More...

Amityville Village Board makes first move in rescinding health insurance from former officials

The Amityville Village Board listened to extensive discussion and debate on the question of whether to take away health insurance from former employees and elected officials at a meeting last week. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, January 22   • On Fri., Jan. 22, 4 p.m., the library will have Cocoa Madness for grades 3-6. Decorate a mug and make your own hot chocolate packet. Amityville, Oak and John Streets, 631-264-0567.  More...

 

People/Social

Local artist helps bring $2K to St. Martin food pantry

At her 50-year Retrospective Show, Massapequa resident and artist Marguerite A. Snider offered her paintings for a free-will donation to St. Martin of Tours food pantry. The reception was held Dec. 12 at Bar Harbor Library, Massapequa. More...

Lawmakers present Amityville Boy Scout Troop 84 with commemorative flag

S.C. Legislator and Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory, joined by New York State Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre, presented Boy Scout Troop 84 with a new American flag at the group’s meeting on Tues., Dec. 22 in Amityville.  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...

Copiague Union Free School District hosts early kindergarten registration from Feb. 1 to 5

Early kindergarten registration for the Copiague Union Free School District will be held from Mon., Feb. 1 to Fri., Feb. 5, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. More...

Register now for 9/11 Memorial 5k Run

Registration is now open for the 4th annual 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/ Walk and Community Day on Sun., April 24, 2016.  The event begins at Pier 26 in Tribeca and takes participants through scenic Battery Park along the waterfront esplanade before fi More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON ACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARD Pursuant to provisions of Local Law # 9 of the Babylon Town Code, notice is hereby given that the Town of Babylon Accessory Apartment& More...













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