Babylon ushers in holiday season with drive-thru experience at Town Hall

Santa Claus, Rudolph, Frosty the Snowman and a group of elves helped welcome the 2021 holiday season to Babylon as they recently joined Coun­cilmen Terence McSweeney and DuWayne Grego­ry and Town Clerk Gerry Compitello at the holi­day drive-thru experience at Town Hall. Suffolk County Legislators Jason Richberg and Kevin Mc­Caffrey also joined in on the festivities. Each year, the Town […]

Circle of Love Ministry delivers

Circle of Love Ministry at 20 Reith Street, Copiague prepared and delivered several hundred Thanksgiving meals to local families. Volunteers prepared the meals and local restaurants, including South Bay Diner in Lindenhurst, Vittorio’s and Sergio’s in Amityville, cooked 60 tur­keys for the event. Pastor Roy Kirton, who orga­nized the event, said the volun­teers worked tirelessly, boxing up the dinners, packaging […]

Amityville Woman’s Club Crafts and Hobbies Committee hosts luncheon

The Amityville Woman’s Club Crafts and Hobbies Committee hosted a luncheon at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club Nov. 9. Members shared many examples of crafts, hobbies and collectibles, such as art, knitting, woodworking, embroidery, sewing, painting, jewelry-making and creative writing just to name a few.  Food and money was collected by the Community Service Committee and donated to the Amityville […]


The Suffolk County Police and other local police and fire departments reported the following incidents this week. BOMB EXPLOSION Suffolk County Police Arson Section detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding an un­specified device that detonated and formed a crater on Fox Island at 11 a.m., Sun., Nov. 28. Suffolk County Police said they received multiple 911 calls reporting a loud […]

Two seeking one seat on Copiague Board of Fire Commissioners

Registered voters in the Copiague Fire District will head to the polls on Tues., Dec. 14 to elect a Fire Commissioner. Incumbent Commissioner Pete Sayevich is running for re-election and faces a challenge from one candidate, Frank Giarrusso. Both men acknowledged each other’s work in the department and said they have no political or philosophical differences with regard to the […]

Americans have shown their strength before and they can do it again to fight evil

This week we commemorated the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor an event that set this country of a course of war against an evil empire. The event also set our country on a course of pre­paredness that we have never seen before. Americans came together to build our military, retool our factories and strengthen our com­munities making all […]


PUBLIC COMMENTARY: Time to hold Big Tech accountable for IP theft

Owners of the Apple Watch might be walking around with stolen goods strapped to their wrist. In a complaint filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission this summer, medical device firm Masimo Corporation ac­cused Apple of stealing patented technology for mea­suring blood oxygen levels and incorporating that tech into the popular smartwatch. Masimo’s claims aren’t far-fetched. For tech behe­moths like […]

TMB Model Train Club to host Model Train Shows

The TMB Model Train Club, located at 120 Schmitt Blvd. in Farmingdale, has an­nounced that it will be hosting a series of Model Train Shows from November 2021 through February 2022. Dates are as follows: November 27 and 28; December 11 and 12; January 8, 9, 22 and 23; February 5 and 6 (Super Bowl weekend). All shows run from […]

Public Notices

NOTICE TO BIDDERSBID# 21/22-008The Board of Educationof the Copiague UFSDinvites the submissionof Sealed Bid Proposalsto furnish materials andlabor to complete theBOILER REPLACEMENTAT SUSAN E WILEY &DEAUVILLE GARDENSELEMENTARY SCHOOLSBid# 21/ 22- 008 inaccordance with the plansand specifications for thefollowing category of work:SUSAN E. WILEYELEMENTARY SCHOOLSED CONTROL NO:58-01-05-03-0-005-023DEAUVILLE GARDENSELEMENTARY SCHOOLSED CONTROL NO:58-01-05-03-0-001-021COPIAGUE UNION FREESCHOOL DISTRICTCONTRACT #M,-1:BOILER REPLACEMENTat SUSAN E WILEYCONTRACT #M-2:BOILER REPLACEMENTat […]