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February 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Destime, Copiague knock off South Side at LI Challenge

A season ago, Copiague boys basketball finished with a stellar 16-5 record, this improvement after a 13-7 record in the 2013-14 season. Fast forward to 2015-16, and the Eagles are back in the swing of things once again. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 12   • On Fri., Feb. 12, 4 p.m., the library will have Heart-to-Heart Crafting with Melanie for ages 3.5 to grade 1. Amityville, Oak and John Streets, 631-264- 0567.  Saturday, February 13   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Copiague Middle School donates new toys

Members of the Copiague Middle School Builders Club, along with advisor Maria Ostrofsky, collected and donated more than 100 new toys to the John Theissen Children’s Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides toys to children who are s More...

Copiague community unites for inaugural IAB meeting

On Jan. 25, Walter G. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Oh, no! He’s back. Monsieur Edgar (aka my “Edgar Afghan Poe”) insists on writing another dog advice column. It’s his consolation prize for not being asked to any big February events. More...

POLICE BLOTTER

The following incidents have been reported by the Amityville Police Department and Suffolk County Police Departments and other fire and law enforcement agencies.  SHOOTING   More...

Obituaries

Fay Bodenstein, Massapequa Park resident, Massapequa Soccer Shop owner and operator

Fay Bodenstein, a survivor of the holocaust and a longtime owner and operator of the Massapequa Soccer Shop with her husband Gene, died Jan. 13, 2016. She had been ill with cancer since August 2015. More...

Alan A. Illicete, Copiague resident, BOCES employee, Army veteran

Alan A. Illicete, a former longtime resident of Massapequa, and a resident of Copiague for 13 years, was a man with an eccentric and colorful personality who had a strong Catholic faith and brought fun and laughter to his family. Mr. More...

Isabella Squicciarini, Amityville resident, former business owner and seamstress

Isabella Squicciarini, a longtime resident of Amityville who immigrated here from Italy, died Jan. 10, 2016. She was 91. She was born June 20, 1925 in Bitetto, Italy to Vincenzo and Maria Silecchia. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

PROBATE CITATION File No. More...

Breaking News - 2/18/2016 4:23 PM

Village hears energy committee recommendations - Free Access

Resident Ed Moore presented an energy-saving plan to the Village today, part of work done by a committee the Village set up a year ago. More...

Village mulls ticket amnesty program

Drivers who have outstanding Amityville Village parking tickets will have a chance to pay them off at a reduced rate under a proposal the Village discussed Thurs., Feb. 4 at the Village Board’s workshop session. More...

Babylon Town approves 2016 bonding package to fund major improvements; paying off more debt service

The Babylon Town Board approved borrowing $17 million as part of its annual bonding to fund major improvement projects throughout the Town. The voting took place Jan. More...

 

People/Social

Amityville Village honors Cohen family

Recently, the Amityville Village Board honored the Cohen family, which owns the Amityville Men’s Shop, recognizing the more than 100 years the shop has been in business. Mayor James P. More...

Copiague Teacher recognized for technology excellence

Jeanie Mullins, a third-grade teacher at Great Neck Road Elementary School in the Copiague School District, was among 14 educators honored by the Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technology (ASSET) during a special ceremony on Jan. More...

Local Church celebrates Black History Month

Rev. Thomas Humphrey is shown with Alexis Burgess-Huart, pastor of Grace Community Church in Amityville, Overseer, Robert L. 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...

Good Samaritan offering “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” program

As our population ages, more and more spouses, adult children and friends find themselves in the role of caregiver to a loved one suffering from a chronic, often catastrophic health condition. More...

Deadline to apply for real property tax exemptions March 1

Corinne DiSomma, Babylon Town Rreceiver of Taxes, would like to inform seniors that the deadline to file applications for Real Property Tax Exemptions is Tues., March 1, 2016. More...

Opinion

Cell phones and Superbowl 50...

I lost my cell phone over the weekend. I knew it was within 100 feet of my home but could not find it.  I was mystified by two things. First, how it could be so close and yet so far and how totally lost I was without it.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Writer: Amityville Schools need better student outcomes, not better buildings

Dear editor: More...













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