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February 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville boys hoops eyeing long playoff run

Amityville boys basketball is on fire. The Warriors have nine wins in their last 10 games including a 70- 60 non-league victory over Erasmus Hall in the Erasmus Hall Invitational on Sat., Jan. 21. More...

Brooks outlines priorities at his first press conference; reducing taxes top of his list

Newly elected NYS Sen. More...

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Schools/Sports

Amityville Rotary Club Student of the Month for January is Nia Dennis

The Amityville Rotary Club’s Student of the Month for January is Nia Dennis, a student at Amityville Memorial High School, who will be attending Morrisville State College in September.   More...

Please meet the 2016 local scholars

•Timothy Seeberger, of Amityville, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester at Biola University, La Mirada, California.  •Brian Schwartz, of Amityville, has been named to the Champlain College dean’s list, Bu More...

St. Martin kindergarten students learn to make predictions

Kindergarten students in Miss Reyes’ class at St. Martin of Tours Elementary School in Amityville worked together making predictions about whether an object would sink or float. Next, they tested their predictions. 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...

L.I. Cares pet food drive through April 14

S.C. Leg. Lou D’Amaro (D-Huntington Station) is again joining Long Island Cares in “going to the dogs” by hosting a pet food drive now through April 14.  More...

Nominations for Senior of the Year through Feb. 17

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) announced that the Suffolk County Office of the Aging and the Suffolk County Senior Citizens Advisory Board are accepting nominations for the Senior Citizen of the Year Award. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE Supreme Court County Of Suffolk U.S. Bank, National Association, as Successor Trustee to Bank of America, N.A. as Successor to LaSalle Bank, N.A. More...

Breaking News - 2/8/2017 3:22 PM

Angry residents raise issues with Amityville School Board - Free Access

District lacks diversity and transparency, they say

More than 100 residents attended a recent Amityville School Board meeting, telling the administration and the board that they were not happy with many things in the district. More...

Breaking News - 2/8/2017 1:42 PM

Black History Month event at AMHS cancelled - Free Access

Town and School District to set new date

The Town of Babylon’s Black History program scheduled for tomorrow night, Feb. 9 at the Amityville Memorial High School has been cancelled due to the impending snow storm. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 10   •On Fri., Feb. 10, 4 p.m., the library will have Heart to Heart Craft for grades 1-6. Amityville Oak and John Streets, 631-264-0567.  Saturday, February 11   More...

 

People/Social

Babylon resident and veteran authors book of war poems

Massapequa native and Marine veteran Christopher Pascale released his debut book, War Poems: A Marine’s Tour 2003-2008, in November 2016. More...

Amityville resident joins United Way of LI board of directors

United Way of Long Island recently elected Amityville resident Shantey Hill to its board of directors. As assistant vice president and senior director of athletics and recreation at St. More...

Teresa Cordova of AAPTE honored by Nassau BOCES

Teresa Cordova, of the Academy of Applied Personal Training Education (AAPTE) in Amityville, was honored by Nassau BOCES Barry Tech during the school’s annual Industry Advisory Recognition Brunch. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

I miss Gary Larson and his Far Side cartoons. One favorite is the comic below: “What we say to dogs/ what they hear” which suggests dogs only decipher their own name when we speak to them. More...

Opinion

Lawmakers in discussion over age of criminal responsibility—that’s great

This year, the New York State legislature is finally discussing raising the age of criminal responsibility in earnest. More...

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One woman’s march on Washington is a reminder of the past and a hope for the future

GUEST COMMENTARY:

Having grown up in Amityville, Long Island, I made the decision to participate in the historic Women’s March on Washington DC on Sat., Jan. 21, 2017 with Long Islanders. More...













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