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NEW MUNICIPAL PARKING LOT

The Mayor and the Village Board of Trustees recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the new municipal parking lot located on the corner of Hoffman Avenue and High Street. The location was previously the site of a burnt-out, old, dilapidated structure, along with two illegal rooming houses. The blighted structures were demolished […]
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Reading Across Lindenhurst

Students throughout the Lindenhurst Union Free School District celebrated national Read Across in myriad ways. The day honors the birthday of the late Dr. Seuss, author of many famous children’s books including “Horton Hears A Who!,” “The Cat in the Hat!” and “There’s a Wocket in My Pocket!” Lindenhurst High School student council members recently […]
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Albany Avenue Takes Part In a ‘Souper’ Bowl

Robin Cahill’s Albany Avenue Elementary School fifth-graders in the Lindenhurst Union Free School District, together with the members of the school’s Compact committee, organized a “Souper Bowl” food drive event to benefit the Long Island Cares food Pantry in Lindenhurst. The mission was to capitalize on the Super Bowl weekend to help fight hunger and […]
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Eagle Scout Project Complete

Logan Mastrandrea has completed his Eagle Scout project by installing a bench in the Village of Lindenhurst 9/11 Memorial Garden. The bench was dedicated in memory of Jimmy Schiavone, who passed from 9/11 related illness. The bench was dedicated on Saturday February 2, 2019 in a ceremony with family and friends of Logan and the […]
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Albany Avenue Plants a Library, Grows Readers

Albany Avenue Elementary School in the Lindenhurst Union Free School District has received a grant for its kindergarten students from the Long Island Language Arts Council, “Plant a Library, Grow a Reader.” To encourage a love of reading by “growing their own library,” each kindergarten student was presented with a book basket and selected two […]
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Lindenhurst Students Earn a Degree in Delicious

Students of Lindenhurst Middle School recently took part in the 10th annual “Gingerbread House Holiday Workshop,” sponsored by the family and consumer science department and Gingerbread University of Baiting Hollow. The university professor, Fred Terry, gave students a tutorial on how to decorate a great gingerbread house. Using those techniques, each participating child
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Lindenhurst Students Visit With Veterans

At Lindenhurst High School, veterans representing the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps spoke with social studies classes. The speakers shared their experiences of enlisting, serving and returning home from war. Organized by the school’s MCJROTC, the honored guests took the time to answer students’ questions. Speakers included Lindenhurst alumnus Larry Zeller
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Mayor Makes A Visit To Elite Dance Studio

Mayor Michael Lavorata and Administrator Clerk Douglas Madlon recently visited the Elite Dance Studio on North Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst and were treated to an impromptu performance by the students.  Mayor Lavorata thanked Marie Seaquist for having her dance studio in the Village’s Downtown area and also thanked the students for their special gift of a […]
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Lindenhurst street renamed for 9/11 hero

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez, Councilman Terry McSweeney, Receiver of Taxes Corinne DiSomma and Clerk Gerry Compitello were on-hand for the renaming of 49th Street in Lindenhurst to “James A. Schiavone Memorial Way.” James A. Schiavone was a New York City Police Department Detective and resident of Lindenhurst who died […]