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State Police ask public's help in identifying sexual assailant - Free Access

Victim approached in Robert Moses State Park

A police sketch artist had drawn the image of a man that the New York State Park Police wanted in connection with an incident of attempted forcible sexual assault and forcible touching. More...

Amityville Village and Suffolk County officials meet to discuss Oak Street project

Village officials have received a complete set of plans for the Oak Street project that is underway, and will be sitting down with the project manager this week to go over the work. More...

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Schools/Sports

Summer resources help build successful literacy skills

Sixth- and seventh-grade students from Copiague Middle School are getting the extra resources they need to succeed in the upcoming school year thanks to a reading intervention program offered this summer at Walter G. More...

Park Avenue students promoted to middle school

Middle school now awaits the 207 Amityville students who graduated from Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School.The sixth graders were recognized at a moving up ceremony on June 22. More...

Educators of excellence in Amityville

Three educators from Edmund W. Miles Middle School in the Amityville Union Free School District were honored at Teacher Appreciation Awards Night hosted by Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory. More...

Events & Calendar

Bay Shore Historical Society presents History of Movies

Bill Shelley will present the History of Movies on Thurs., Aug. More...

St. Mary’s offering 8-week bereavement group

St. Mary’s Parish in East Islip is offering a free eight-week support group for adults who are coping with the death of a loved one. Registration is required for this group which begins Wed., Sept. 6, 7 to 9 p.m. More...

External Diploma Program to be held at Western Suffolk BOCES

The External Diploma Program (EDP) offers adults 21 and over the opportunity to receive credit for their life experiences and earn a high school equivalency diploma without the challenge of taking lengthy timed examinations. More...

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Public Notices

Free and reduced school meal policy   More...

Breaking News - 8/14/2017 3:40 PM

County Health Department reports mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus - Free Access

Infected areas include communities in Babylon Town

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken announced that 19 new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. More...

Breaking News - 8/14/2017 3:01 PM

Busy Amityville Village meeting set for tonight - Free Access

The Amityville Village Board is expected to consider moving forward with a plan for a transit oriented development district zone, assume lead agency status for the environmental review process and work with experts in the field to ensure the new zoni More...

Town officials send North Amityville developers back to the drawing board saying the project is too large

The attorney representing a developer who was looking to construct 93 single-bedroom apartments on the west side of Albany Avenue, north of Steele Place in North Amityville, said this week that his client has been reworking the plan as suggested by B More...

 

People/Social

Presiding Officer Gregory congratulates Amityville Eagle Scout Joe LaManna

Joseph LaManna, an Amityville resident and St. John the Baptist High School class of 2017 graduate, recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and was recognized at a ceremony on Sat., July 15 at the Amityville Fire Department. More...

Kiwanis Club of Amityville installs new member Pete Stein

On July 20 Pete Stein was installed as the newest member of the Kiwanis Club of Amityville. Stein is a teacher in the Oceanside UFSD and helps out at the Amityville Beach during the summer. More...

Lianne Farber leads in annual Runner’s Edge Long Island

Lianne Farber came home to Long Island from her training efforts with the NorCal Distance Project, and took first-place honors in the 34th annual Runner’s Edge Long Island Women’s 5 Kilometer run through the streets of Farmingdale on July More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

He has “eyes like a cat” describes someone who can see what others do not. Is feline vision really superior to the eyesight of humans and other species? The answer is a mixture of yes and no. More...

Obituaries

Richard L. Smith, lifelong Amityville resident, former business owner and U.S. Army veteran

Richard L. Smith, a lifelong resident of Amityville, died July 2, 2017 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. He was 88 years old.  Mr. Smith was born in Amityville on April 30, 1939 to Edgar and Antoinette (Hartmann) Smith. More...

Opinion

Education commissioner’s move in Massapequa has broad implications

Whether you agree or disagree with the proposal to put sixth graders in the middle school in Massapequa, residents should be concerned about the latest turn of events. More...

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Civic groups in New York form coalition to fight for State Constitutional Convention

As an overwhelming majority of New Yorkers are fed up with the mess in Albany that has prevented needed change in how our democracy is practiced and how our state government meets the needs of its citizens, a number of civic groups today launched a c More...













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