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December 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, December 29   •On Fri., Dec. 29 at 11 a.m., the library will have Book Bingo Family Time. Enjoy some family time playing Book Bingo with gummy bears and gold fish markers and plenty of prizes. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville School District explores lessons in coding

With a growing demand for computer programmers, the Amityville Union Free School District is giving its students a chance to explore career possibilities with lessons in coding . More...

Copiague School District names MaryAnne Metzak director of cafeteria services

Copiague School District has named MaryAnne Metzak as director of cafeteria services, effective Sept. 13.  More...

Copiague Fire Department visits Deauville Gardens East Elementary School

Deauville Gardens East Elementary School in the Copiague School District had a special visit from volunteers at the Copiague Fire Department on Oct. 18.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567   •On Fri., Dec. 29 at 11 a.m., the library will have Book Bingo Family Time. 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, December 28   More...

Free dance classes for children with special needs

Since 2014, Great South Bay Dance in Amityville has been offering dance classes to children with special needs through grants from The Lindy Loo Foundation and an Amityville donor. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY DITECH FINANCIAL LLC F/K/A GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY; Plaintiff(s) vs. More...

Breaking News - 12/29/2017 2:46 PM

Police cracking down on drunk drivers this weekend - Free Access

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Amityville Village Board makes 'Hail Mary pass' to give residents potential tax deduction this year

Amityville Village homeowners can pay their taxes forward for the 2018-19-tax year, as a result of a mid-holiday season resolution passed by the Village Board on Tuesday. More...

Candidates for Copiague School Board wanted

Are you a resident of the Copiague Public Schools? Are you interested in running for the Copiague Board of Education? Curious as to what is involved in this elected volunteer position? More...

 

People/Social

Holiday Party Happiness

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10th annual Cops Who Care holiday food giveaway

Suffolk County Police and New York State Troopers held their 10th Cops Who Care holiday food giveaway today, distributing 300 hams, turkeys and frozen lasagna dinners.  The event took place at Shaw Temple AME Zion Church, in North Amityville. More...

S.C. lawmakers recognized for 12 years of service

S.C. Leg and Presiding Officer Du- Wayne Gregory recently took time to recognize four lawmakers who have completed 12 years on the S.C. Legislature. Their terms expire Jan. 1.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Dr. Adam Clayton Powell, Sr. visits North Amityville – 1939

After the Civil War, when the Reconstruction Era (1863-77) ended, the Great Migration of Blacks from the south to the north slowly began. Many were the first generation born free after slavery. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Happy New Year! Nice News: The following “Pets” first published 9/22/16 recently won the 2017 Dog Writers Association of America Writing Competition award in the “newspaper article or column rescue” category: More...

Opinion

It’s time our local officials get more authority over sustainability projects

Recently, the Village of Massapequa Park learned that an engineering study of the flooding problems in the area, and potential solutions, was so inaccurate and inappropriate for the area that New York Rising summarily scrapped it. More...

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