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July 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Supreme Court decision upholds Village case against Security Dodge

Supreme Court Justice H. More...

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Schools/Sports

Amityville Record local achievers

Lena Vazquez, left, a theatre student from the Amityville School District who also attends Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA), recently performed in “Good Morning” from Singing in the Rain at the LIHSA Spring Theat More...

PAMES students excel at music fest

Young musicians from Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School in the Amityville School District recently impressed judges at the Long Island Music Festival assessment. More...

Retirees, newly tenured teachers honored at Copiague school district

Copiague School District administrators and Board of Education members recognized the faculty and staff members who will be retiring at the end of the 2017- 2018 school year and also acknowledged teachers who were granted tenure during the June 4 boa More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567   •On Fri., July 6 at 4 p.m., the library will have Lego Build and Play.  More...

Obituaries

Wilbur Sterling, longtime Amityville resident and former Amityville Deputy Chief Fire Marshall, Navy veteran

Wilbur Sterling, a longtime resident of Amityville, died May 14, 2018 at his home. He was 97 years old. Mr. Sterling was born on October 9, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York to Alfred A. and Anna (Salverson) Sterling. More...

Opinion

Let’s remember what our Founding Fathers accomplished through the art of compromise

On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress met in the Pennsylvania State House and announced that the 13 Colonies regarded themselves as independent and sovereign states no longer subject to British Rule. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Readers: Cartoon about America’s policy toward immigrant children was insensitive

Dear Editor:  This letter is in response to the cartoon ‘Drawing Conclusions’ by Kevin Eastwood, (published in the June 27 edition of the Massapequa Post, Amityville Record and Babylon Beacon.)  More...

Village's first TOD project off the drawing board and under final reviews

The Amityville Village Board took major steps forward toward giving the okay for development of a 115, upscale rental units under a transit oriented development complex (TOD) zone on Sterling Place. More...

Target store in Copiague evacuated following gas leak

On Tues., June 26, workers sandblasting the back of the Target department store building on Sunrise Highway in Copiague accidentally hit the gas meter there. A lift they were using struck the gas line dislodging it and causing a gas leak.  More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, July 6   •Senior Fitness Classes: Fridays July 6, 13, 20, 27 and Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 11a.m.-12 p.m. A series of gentle exercises geared towards increasing range of motion and flexibility. $20 fee. Bring 1-3 lb. More...

 

People/Social

Beatrice Roskind of Amityville celebrates her 100th birthday

Beatrice Roskind was born on Flag Day, and as a child she always thought her neighbors put out their flags to honor her. More...

PFC Joshua Candon visits Northeast Elementary School

Petty Officer First Class Joshua Candon made his third visit to Northeast Elementary School in the Amityville Union Free School District as he visited pre-K and kindergarten classrooms on May 17.  More...

Central LI Branch, NAACP hosts Commander Brathwaite and Minority Millennials

Daniel Lloyd, President of Minority Millennials and Andrew Ayodeji, President of the Bolden Mack Park Summer Basketball League, spoke at a recent meeting of the Central Long Island branch of the NAACP The two men are working to bring an eight-week to More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Fourth of July brings an annual appreciation for the Founding Fathers, particularly Washington and Jefferson. It appears Washington was more of a dog lover than Jefferson. Judge for yourself.  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, July 5   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Unite and pray for peace at the Neighbors Coming Together interfaith program July 12

Community members of all religious beliefs are invited to unite and pray for peace at the Neighbors Coming Together event on Thursday, July 12, at 7 p.m., at the New Shiloh Baptist Church in Wyandanch.  The keynote speaker will be Dr. More...

K of C car show

The Sunrise Fund, run by the Knights of Columbus #11968, is holding an event to help fight children’s cancer. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation of Angel’s Threads, LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on May 11, 2018. Office location: Suffolk SSNY is designated for service of process. More...













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