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Summer Weekend Events

Friday, September 1   •On Fri., Sept. 1 at 11 a.m., the library will have Summer Movies at the Library - A Dog’s Purpose. Get out of the heat and come in to the library to watch a new release movie. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Empowering words during women’s breakfast in Copiague

The Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School Industry Advisory Board held a women’s power breakfast on May 24 featuring district administrators, local businesswomen and community leaders along with Walter G. More...

Copiague student-athletes commit to college sports

Copiague School District recognized 11 senior student-athletes who have committed to play their respective sports in college next year.  More...

Walter G. O’Connell advanced placement biology students research biotechnologies

As part of their final exam, Advanced Placement biology students at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School were tasked with researching and presenting on different current biotechnologies. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Amityville Oak and John Streets • 631-264-0567   •On Fri., Sept. 1 at 11 a.m., the library will have Summer Movies at the Library - A Dog’s Purpose. More...

Obituaries

Edward and Harriet Armbruster, former Amityville residents and teachers

Edward Armbruster, a former resident of Amityville and Massapequa and an Amityville High School graduate, Class of 1939, died July 20, 2017. His wife Harriet predeceased him Dec. 22, 2016. The couple was married for almost 73 years.  More...

Cortley F. Lottman, Amityville resident and AMHS graduate, self employed, veteran

Cortley F. Lottman, a lifetime resident of Amityville, died July 23, 2017 at his home. He was 70 years old. Mr. Lottman was a proud U. S. Marine who served in Vietnam. Mr. Lottman was born on Sept. 17, 1946 to Fred T. and Viola (Toombs) Lottman. More...

Opinion

Let’s not topple human achievement

Sailing well beyond our solar system is Voyager, which was launched by NASA in 1977 with its Golden Record.The record includes photos, messages and other information humans on earth cast into the universe in the hope of connecting one day with other More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Reader: Cartoonist Kevin Eastwood got it wrong—again

Dear Editor:  The Beacon and Record’s right-wing cartoonist Kevin Eastwood got it wrong again with his inaccurate and misleading criticism of CNN (Aug. 9 & 10, 2017). More...

Unsolved mystery of two men who went missing from same street in West Babylon two years apart

Kean Street is in the midst of a heavy industrial area in West Babylon and is bustling with activity during the day as the sound of glass and metal being crushed by the many recyclers there competes with the roar of trucks that go in and out. More...

CORRECTION

An article that appeared last week (New appointments, Security Dodge bring on some heated discussion at Village meeting) contained an error. At the Aug. More...

Copiague man struck and killed on Sunrise Hwy

A Copaigue man was struck and killed on the eastbound lane of Sunrise Highway, up at Albany Avenue on Thurs., Aug. 24. Police responded to the scene and diverted the rush-hour traffic south on Albany Avenue and through the Village. More...

 

People/Social

Amityville funeral home VP installed as NYSFDA president

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

Copiague School District recognizes faculty and staff members

Copiague School District administrators and Board of Education members recognized the faculty and staff members who retired at the end of the 2016-17 school year and also acknowledged teachers who were granted tenure during the June 5 Board of Educat More...

Veterans organizations receive donations from Catholic Health Services Long Island run

Fifteen veterans organizations received donations totaling $143,500 during a press conference at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. S.C. Exec. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

I fear my tombstone will read: “Here lies Joanne Anderson. She never finished registering Last Hope microchips.” I’m trying, but losing the race to keep up. 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...

Race Against Poverty Aqua Run at Tobay Beach Sept. 17

Everyone is welcome to join in the fun at the UJA-Federation of New York Aqua Run Race Against Poverty, to be held at Tobay Beach on Sunday morning, Sept. More...

Sgt. John J. Kreyer Post holding fundraiser Golf Outing September 18 at Bergen Point

The Sgt. John J. Kreyer Post #7223 is hosting a Golf Outing at Bergen Point Golf Course, Mon., Sept. 18. The proceeds from this event will go toward the VFW’s building expansion plan. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of The Port Group International LLC, a limited liability company. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on May 19, 2017. More...













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