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June 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Police Chief Donald Dobby and Lt. Gerard Gralton step down

In a surprise move, Amityville Village Police Chief Donald Dobby announced that he is stepping down. More...

Bethel memorial service tonight

The Reverend Haywood of Bethel AME Church in Copiague and his congregation are hosting a vigil tonight, Wed., June 24 at 7 p.m. More...

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Schools/Sports

Please meet the 2015 local scholars

•Grace Hall, of Copiague, was recently initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappi Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. 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. More...

July fun planned at the Fire Island Lighthouse

For the month of July the lighthouse is open late, until 8 p.m. Enjoy the early evening at the lighthouse. Beat the parking fee after 6 p.m. Tower tours are available until 7:30 p.m. at the regular fee, weather permitting. More...

Join thousands in their support for veterans on the Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride

On Fri., July 17 thousands will ride through the streets of Babylon Town alongside dozens of proud veterans for the eighth consecutive year in support of wounded service members as part of the Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride. More...

Opinion

Insurance review claims savings for Village

The Wandell administration’s efforts to leave no stone unturned and to review every dollar spent by the Village has come up with a significant savings for its insurance contract. More...

For our kids, summer is also a time to learn and grow

There is probably not a single person who does not remember reveling on the last day of school in June, that marvelous sense of freedom and anticipation for two months of carefree abandon and the promise of long, warm, leisurely days with friends and More...

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APO Fuertes and Sgt. Sears sworn in at Amityville Village’s meeting

Amityville Village has hired its first Spanish-speaking police officer. David Fuertes, a four-year police officer with New York City, was sworn in at the Village’s meeting June 8. Mayor James P. More...

New state laws to bring tax relief to Sandy homeowners

Homeowners who have rebuilt homes that were destroyed during Hurricane Sandy got a break this week. More...

Amityville Beach opens Saturday

The Amityville Village Beach will open for the 2015 season Sat., June 27. Ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. The snack bar reopens July 1. More...

Farmers' market to open Saturday

On Sat., June 27, the TFCU Amityville Artisanal Market will open at the 9/11 Parking Lot (next to Cameta Camera). It will be managed by the Kitchen Co-op and supported by the Bay Village Civic Association. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, June 26 • Afternoon Game Club from 12:30 to 3:30 at the Copiague library, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631-691-1111. Saturday, June 27 • Amateur Radio Club demonstration at 2 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

Amityville H.S. students spend a day aboard the Yankee III for their marine biology lesson

On May 16 the Kiwanis Club of Amityville treated several students from the Amityville Memorial High School to a day of fishing and a marine biology lesson aboard the Yankee III out of Captree. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Sitting here on Father’s Day and two very different dad stories come to mind. More...

Large Indian stone ax marks the boundary line of an Amityville farm

As we walk along the Native American Footpath known later as South Country Road, then Montauk Highway in 1883, we see evidence that the Gilded Age had reached the Island. More...

Obituaries

David Carrigan, veteran and former fire WBFD chief

David Carrigan was born in Hell’s Kitchen in Manhattan and moved with his family to Maspeth when he was a child. He later went on to serve in the U.S. More...

Ann Marie Cafferty Richman, former Amityville resident, Navy base security guard

Ann Marie Cafferty Richman, who was born in Amityville and lived here most of her life, died May 6, 2015 in Hemet, California where she moved in 1974. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF FORMATION of Karan’s ArtisanKitchen LLC. Articles ofOrg. filed with NY Sec. ofState (SSNY) on 2/17/2015.Office location: Suffolk Co.SSNY desig. agent of LLCupon whom process maybe served. More...













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