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Schools/Sports

New electric school bus coming to Copiague

A new electric bus offering zero emissions is coming to the Copiague Public School District thanks to Educational Bus Transportation, which provides transportation services to the district. More...

Copiague High School holds first Mock Interview Day with success

The Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School Industry Advisory Board recently held its first Mock Interview Day.  More...

A hands-on approach to science at Amityville’s Northwest Elementary

Kindergartners in the Amityville School District’s Summer Enrichment Program at Northwest Elementary School recently studied plants, trees and leaves as part of a new science curriculum being piloted at the elementary level this year that provi More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Amityville Oak and John Streets, Amityville 631-264-0567   •On Sat., Sept. 10, the library presents Lisa Berman Trio, Berman Does Merman, 2-3 p.m. Written by Ruthe McKeown, an Amityville resident. 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.  THURSDAY, September 1   More...

Leg. D’Amaro spreads diabetes awareness

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Last Hopeflea market and jewelry sale

Mark your calendars for the next Last Hope flea market and jewelry sale scheduled for Sat., Sept. 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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 More...

Summer Weekend Events

Saturday, September 3   More...

 

People/Social

Andy Powell tapped for 1st VP of state association

Wesley A. Powell (Andy), vice president of Powell Funeral Home, in Amityville, was installed president-elect of the New York State Funeral Directors Association (NYSFDA), Inc. at the organization's annual convention, which concluded Aug. More...

Please meet the 2016 local scholars

•Donald Millang, of Amityville, earned a bachelor’s degree in business and management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, in May. More...

New technology at GSH helps heart failure patients

A new technology being performed at Good Samaritan Hospital will significantly reduce hospital re-admissions for patients with Class III heart failure, who have been hospitalized within the past year for the condition.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

When the tiniest of pets are rescued, you wonder how many similar waifs were in harm’s way but never discovered. This summer Good Samaritans saved two infant kittens entombed in containers which would have become their coffins. More...

Trustee Jessica Bernius

Dear Neighbor,  After being told for the second time in a week that the “Drive Like Your Kids Live Here” sign is being posted as some sort of proxy statement against our local police, I think the air needs to be cleared.  More...

Obituaries

Johana Ranft, former substitute and ESL teacher in Copiague schools

Johana Ranft, a teacher and resident of Massapequa Park, died July 23, 2016. She was 86 years old.  Mrs. Ranft grew up in Sunnyside Gardens, Queens, graduating from Forest Hills High School under the Rapid Advance program at the age of 16. More...

Opinion

Thanks to the summer fun makers

EDITORIAL

Next week is Labor Day, the official end of summer. Then it’s back to school and the changing of the colors.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Energy proposals for Long Island can’t rely on ends to justify the means

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor: More...













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