Click here to download a free MP3 of the song "The Friendly Village by the Bay" by Bruce Jenney.

April 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 4/11/2016 5:26 PM

APOs honored by MADD for their efforts in curbing drunk drivers - Free Access

Three Amityville Police officers were honored last week, receiving the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) 2016 award. More...

Turning a small patch of vacant space into a useful pocket park

A small patch of worn-out grass between two buildings on the west side of Broadway will become a respite for bikers and walkers. The property owners have entered into an agreement with the Village, allowing the Village to make it a pocket park.  More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Last week when Brookhaven Town closed the questionable animal rescue, Friends of Freddie (FOF) in Middle Island, and ordered all 147 dogs and cats moved by April 1 at 5 p.m. More...

The Gold Rush of 1849: The Fate of the Sabina Gold Miners! -- PART 3

On Feb. 10, 1849 , The Corrector (Sag Harbor) newspaper listed those who sailed for California on the Sabina (ship), and predicted the fate of these strong whale men, who sought their fortune in gold mining. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

AmityvilleOak and John Streets631-264-0567 More...

Obituaries

Frank Russo Jr., Copiague resident, Copiague Football Conference volunteer, and LIRR employee

Frank Russo Jr., a longtime resident of Copiague and volunteer with the Copiague Football Conference, died Feb. 23, 2016 at the age of 81.  “He was my best friend,” said his son Frank III. More...

Nellie Ehle Rasmussen, longtime Amityville resident, school district secretary, and member of Historical Society and Woman’s clubs

Nellie Ehle Rasmussen, a lifelong resident of Amityville, died Thurs., March 10, 2016.  She was born on July 3, 1928 to the late Stanley and Nellie (Baldwin) Ehle.  More...

Opinion

National effort needed to battle drug abuse

EDITORIAL:

Between 2004 and 2013, opioid-related deaths on Long Island increased 300 percent, from 60 to 238. Most of these were young people addicted to the painkillers who had ventured down a dark and dangerous path. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Voters should think about manufacturing too when heading to the polls

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Voters are going to the polls this year with economic worries uppermost in their minds. More...

Breaking News - 4/13/2016 3:06 PM

Two community groups get a little help from the state in fighting drug abuse - Free Access

Grants come through NYS Assemblywoman Kimberly Jeanne-Pierre
This story contains a video

It is, said NYS Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre, about saving lives.The Lindenhurst lawmaker was joined by S.C. Exec. More...

Breaking News - 4/13/2016 3:04 PM

Two community groups get a little help from the state in fighting drug abuse - Free Access

Grants come through NYS Assemblywoman Kimberly Jeanne-Pierre

It is, said NYS Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre, about saving lives. The Lindenhurst lawmaker was joined by S.C. Exec. More...

Breaking News - 4/8/2016 10:39 AM

Women uses stolen credit card - Free Access

Police ask public's help in identifying her

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the individual who attempted to use a stolen credit card in Copiague. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Saturday, April 9   • The Long Island Yoga Association will hold a workshop Sat., April 9, 1 to 4 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 407 Main St., Farmingdale. More...

 

People/Social

Staff member honored during Women in Sports Day

To commemorate National Girls and Women in Sports Day, the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School Booster Club presented a plaque of recognition to Sherranda Rush, a district staff member and longtime supporter of the students in Copiague. More...

Amityville’s Northwest hosts publishing party

As a culmination to their writing unit, students in Dana Herz’s second-grade class at Northwest School in the Amityville Union Free School District hosted a publishing party on March 11.  More...

Town officials read to kids at Copaigue Library

Town of Babylon Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez and Councilwoman Jackie Gordon recently read aloud to children at Copiague Memorial Public Library to celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day. 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...

Broadlawn Manor nursing center named outstanding program of the year

Broadlawn Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center’s Adult Day Health Center has been named outstanding program of the year by the Adult Day Health Care Council. More...

U.S. Navy reunion in September

USS Elokomin AO-55 of the U.S. Navy will hold a reunion Sept. 22 to 25 in Lisle, Chicago, Illinois.  For information, contact Ron Finet, N6354 County Rd. H, Elkhorn, Wisconsin 53121; telephone 262-742-4269 or email Finjet@hotmail.com.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation of CPC Talent LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 2/18/16. More...













Suffolk County Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool
The Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool