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August 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Urgency builds to reform New York State’s juvenile justice system and keep kids out of jail

New York is one of only two states in the country that criminalize anti-social behavior of those they define as adults at the age of 16. North Carolina is the second, while the rest of the country considers those 18 and over as adults. More...

The court of second chances

It’s not a likely place for shattered dreams and broken promises to be given a second chance. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

On Aug.16, Dr. Richard E. Goldstein, chief medical officer of the renowned Animal Medical Center (AMC) in NYC, began a Shelter Summit with these words of wisdom: “Please don’t use the term “kennel cough” anymore. More...

Obituaries

Paul G. Stevens, Amityville resident, veteran

Paul G. Stevens, a lifetime resident of Amityville, died July 8, 2015 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home. He was 95 years of age. Mr. Stevens was born on March 29, 1920 in Amityville to Alfred and Marguerite (Daunhauer) Stevens. More...

Opinion

Mercy of Pope Francis must be realistic

It is with tremendous anticipation that Catholics and others await the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis. More...

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Reader input: What do you love about your hometown? Let us know

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Recently, we invited readers to send us a short explanation of what they love about their hometown. The following is from Owen Brooks who talks about “The Friendly Village by the Bay,” Amityville. More...

Wyandanch Rising project moves forward

The Wyandanch Rising project took another step forward when it held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the recently completed $29 million, 920-space Wyandanch Parking Facility last week. More...

Inspiration shines

Moe Brooker, the artist who designed the colorful painted-glass panels inside the parking garage, was recognized at a reception following the ceremony. He spoke about the inspiration for his work, “Just Jazz.” More...

Caught by police doing the right thing

Suffolk County PO Jeannette Morales with teenagers from the Brentwood area. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, August 28 • Long Island Banjo Society meeting 8 p.m. at VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. For info., call 516- 889-2184. Saturday, August 29 • Saturday morning Zumba 10 a.m. More...

 

Schools/Sports

FOWL BALL

Coverage of the LI Ducks

The Long Island Ducks are ‘en fuego.’ After sputtering out of the gate to start the month, from August 11 through 18, the Ducks have won seven of their last eight games, following an 8-7 victory over Somerset on Tuesday night. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

AmityvilleOak and John Streets631-264-0567 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. THURSDAY, August 27 •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

One season ends as another begins at “Kickoff Extravaganza,” Aug. 28

The Massapequa Mustangs Football Foundation and the Massapequa Moms Group are co-sponsoring the first “Kickoff Extravaganza” on Fri., Aug. 28, from 5 to 11 p.m. at John J. Burns Park. More...

Fire Island walk to Kismet, Sept. 4

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) will hold an evening seaside stroll – Lighthouse to Kismet, Fri., Sept. 4, 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of Formation (LLC).Name: BLESSED AND DELIVERED LLC. Articlesof Organization filed withNY Dept. of State on 7-13-15. Office location: SuffolkCOUNTY. NY DOS shallmail copy of process to:3Simmons Street, Amityville,NY 11701 . More...













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