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February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 17   •On Fri., Feb. 17, 1 p.m., the library will have Basic Conversational English. Practice, learn and become more comfortable with the use of the English language in a relaxed, informal environment. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville High School Seniors bond during Awareness Weekend

Approximately 130 seniors and staff members at Amityville Memorial High School continued a long-standing tradition by trading their beds for sleeping bags and staying overnight at the school. The annual Awareness Weekend was held from Nov. More...

Copiague collection keeps the community warm and cozy

The student council at Deauville Gardens West Elementary School in the Copiague School District was busy keeping local children warm this holiday season. More...

Picking the perfect pumpkins

Each student at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School in the Copiague School District went home with their own perfectly picked pumpkin, thanks to the generosity of the school’s PTA. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567 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...

USCG Auxiliary, Flotilla 1-2 offers boating safety classes beginning February 22

The USCG Auxiliary, Flotilla 1-2 Amityville is holding four boating safety classes scheduled for the spring. They are two-evening, eight-hour, It’s All About Boating Safety (ABS) courses. More...

Copiague School District students’ art in LI Museum

Vallery Reyes, a fifth grader at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School, and Emily Saravia, an eighth grader at Copiague Middle School, are about to see their artwork hanging in a museum.  More...

Opinion

Senate passes measure; Assembly should follow

A bill, co-sponsored by Long Island Senators John E. Brooks (8th-District) and Thomas D. Croci (3rd District), is calling for a reduction in the tax redemption period for abandoned buildings. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Narcan: Together with education it helps families deal with the worst

GUEST COMMENTARY:

The use of Naloxone can save a life. Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is an opioid antagonist used in opioid overdoses to counteract the life-threatening depression of the respiratory system. It allows an overdose victim to breathe normally. More...

On this November's ballot: Should public officials, guilty of violating public trust, lose their pensions?

New York State voters will have an opportunity to approve a change to the NYS Constitution permitting the reduction or revocation of a public pension for an official convicted of a felony related to a violation of the public trust.  More...

Angry residents at Amityville School Board meeting demand change and responsiveness

More than 100 residents attended a recent Amityville School Board meeting, telling the administration and the board that they were not happy with many things in the district. More...

Report addresses shortage of educators from diverse backgrounds in US

A 2014 report by the Center for America Progress noted that schools across the country should begin a dialogue about how to diversify the teacher workforce to include highly effective teachers of all racial and ethnic backgrounds. More...

 

People/Social

Amity senior La’Niya Clark reaches basketball milestone

Amityville Memorial High School senior La’Niya Clark reached a significant milestone as a member of the girls varsity basketball team. In a game at Sayville on Jan. 5, she scored the 1,000th point of her high school career.  More...

Leg. Gregory sponsors food drive to support Island Harvest

S. C. Leg. Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory sponsored a food drive in Amityville this weekend alongside the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County to benefit Island Harvest. More...

Copiague Eagle Scout recognized by Town of Babylon officials

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with Councilman Tom Donnelly and Special Assistant Terry McSweeney at the Court of Honor ceremony for new Eagle Scout Christopher J. Gaudino, of Copiague. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

As I type in my hotel room with an incredible view of the Empire State Building lit in Westminster purple, the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is about to begin. NYC is overflowing with over 3,000 dogs bound for the show. More...

Obituaries

Alexander J. “Duke” Thomas, Copiague resident, barber

Alexander J. “Duke” Thomas, a resident of Copiague, died Dec. 24, 2016 at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, He was 51 years old. More...

Marilyn Nowak Wiswall, Amityville resident, McVeigh Associates billing and conference coordinator

Marilyn Nowak Wiswall, a resident of Amityville, died suddenly on Dec. 28, 2016. She was 67 years old.  Mrs. Wiswall was born on Feb. More...

Eugene Wanser, former resident and longtime Amityville Fire Department volunteer, at 99

Eugene (Bud) Wanser, a longtime member of the Amityville Fire Department and former resident of Amityville Village, died Feb. 4, 2017, just months shy of his 100th birthday.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Baked at Home Long Island, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on 11/16/16. Office located in Suffolk. More...













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