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November 8, 2017 RSS feed / People/Social

Elijah McKelvin, U.S. Navy, WWII, found opportunity in a segregated military

When he was 16 years old, Elijah McKelvin left the little town where he was born and raised, Moultrie, Georgia, and moved to New York.  “I was wanted to escape segregation and look for freedom and opportunity,” he recalls.  More...

For veteran Joseph Regina, service is an enduring part of his life

For Vietnam veteran Joseph Regina, serving his country isn’t just a job— it’s a lifelong mission. More...

Members of APD grow beards to help raise $ to cure kids cancer

This November members of the Amityville Police Department will be growing beards to raise awareness of childhood cancer and money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  St. More...

Police and EBT speak up for safety

Educational Bus Transportation recently participated in a press conference with Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini announcing extra attention on violations for motorists who fail to practice safe driving around school buses. More...

Kiwanis International One Day Project

On Oct. 28, 2017, as a Kiwanis International One Day Project to beautify their community, the Kiwanis Club of Amityville cleaned and repainted the handball court at the Amityville Beach Pappas Pavilion. More...

Cliff Ivie, Vietnam veteran who came home to an unwelcoming country

Though it has been nearly five decades since his honorable discharge from the United States Marines, Cliff Ivie of Massapequa still carries uncountable and vivid memories from his time in the service during the Vietnam War. More...

Mayor Siry attends BACCA event

Amityville Village Mayor Dennis Siry was on hand to help recognize Theresa Santmann of Babylon, a supporter of numerous projects and events throughout Long Island, as she was honored by the Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) at its Harvest More...

Amityville student helping bring clean water to communities in Cambobia

In September, Grace Crema, 17, an Amityville resident, started her own non-profit, Clean Water Wishes. More...

Halloween celebration at Security Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram

All sorts of ghouls and goblins gathered outside of Security Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram to celebrate Halloween. The ghastly participants included Beetle juice and his bride, who took home first place in the annual costume contest. More...

Copiague clubs join together for hurricane relief

Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School clubs came together to support victims of Hurricane Maria on Oct. 20. More...













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