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November 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

New Sweeney law to honor vets by making licenses free

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney announced that the governor has signed into law his legislation that allows veterans who wish to obtain a notation indicating their veteran status on their New York State identification to do so free of charge. More...

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, November 21 •Elvis Time with Steve Mitchell at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 148 Park Ave., Amityville. Call Cindy to reserve seats 631-806-8685. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

How do you say good-bye to the most wonderful dog you’ve ever known? In September my 11-year-old athletic Afghan Hound “Halle” was diagnosed suddenly with an aggressive cancer called cardiac hemangiosarcoma. More...

The Great War and Veterans Day Part I

President Wilson proclaimed Nov. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

AmityvilleOak and John Streets631-264-0567 More...

Opinion

Thoughts on why newspapers still count

•A drop of ink makes people think! •Newspapers are “lean in” media that readers give their undivided attention to. •Newspapers are, by far, the medium in which advertising is wanted and welcomed. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

We should give workers a break on Thanksgiving

Years ago, just about everything other than gas stations and bakeries was closed onThanksgiving.This allowed for this purely American holiday to be one of the few days when Americans celebrated together with some type of family gathering. More...

Controversy raised over coaching changes for Amityville varsity basketball

A petition is circulating in the community asking— no, demanding—that the Amityville School Board rehire former basketball coach Jack Agostino, a longtime coach in the district who was not reappointed this year. More...

NA trailer park burns

The North Amityville Fire Company was called to the Frontier Trailer Park on Route 110, North Amityville just before 3 p.m. Sat., Nov. 8. Firefighters arrived to find one trailer fully involved and the fire spreading to a second trailer. More...

Amityville PBA reminds residents to alert police department before traveling

As holidays approach, the Amityville Police Benevolent Association (PBA) reminds Village of Amityville residents to follow proper procedures to ensure the protection of their family and properties. More...

 

People/Social

Town Beautification Program celebrates 20 years

Supervisor Rich Schaffer and Councilwoman Jacqueline A. More...

National Red Ribbon Week raises awareness of drug abuse

The Amityville School District acknowledged National Red Ribbon Week from Oct. 23 -31. Since 1985, Red Ribbon has touched the lives of millions of people around the world. More...

National Breast Cancer Walk raises awareness at Jones Beach

During October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, many events were held to help raise both awareness about the disease and money to fund research. Many Amityville residents took part in some of these events. More...

Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

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...

St. Paul’s food panty now open

The new North Babylon food pantry at St. Paul’s Reformed Church is now open. All are welcome. The church is located at 158 Phelps Ln., North Babylon. The hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-4 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Toys for Teens charity bowling event in support of Hope for Youth Dec. 14

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer Du- Wayne Gregory’s Youth Leadership Caucus will be hosting a “Toys for Teens” charity bowling event in support of Hope for Youth Mon., Dec. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation ofAmityville Wellness, LLC.Articles of Organizationfiled with the Secretary ofState of New York SSNYon 10/15/2014. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNYhas been designated for service of process. More...

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