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May 13, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

ZBA hears D'Avanza parking proposal

Residents living on Riverleigh Place are asking that the Amityville Village Board of Appeals deny a request by the owner of a local restaurant to use a residentially zoned portion of his property for parking. More...



On Sunday, April 11, at 11:18 p.m. the Amityville Fire Department responded to Franklin Street for a smoke condition on the second floor Upon our investigation, the cause was a electrical equipment. Crew from 1-1-4 removed the hazard. More...

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Otto H. Wartberg, Jr. , formerly of East Massapequa

Otto H. Wartberg, Jr. of East Massapequa and formerly of Amityville, died April 24, 2004 at his home. He was 68 years old. More...

Harriet Lillian Hills, longtime resident of Amityville

Harriet Lillian Hills, a longtime resident of Amityville, died April 21, 2004 at Brunswick Hospital Center in Amityville. She was 78 years old. More...

Carol Robertson, lifetime resident of Amityville

Carol Robertson, a lifetime resident of Amityville, died April 21, 2004 at Brunswick Hospital Center, Amityville. She was 74 years old. More...


Play Ball! Not on Mother’s Day

A generation or two ago, Sundays were reserved for families to enjoy one another More...

Reader disputes position of school board candidates

I consider a number of statements in recent ads on behalf of two of the candidates for the impending Amityville School Board election to be disingenuous and factually inaccurate. More...

School board president weighs in on extra-curricular activity discussion and ASD newspaper advisor

There have been several letters to the Editor regarding the High School Newspaper, The Echo, and its extra-curricular (meaning after-school) advisor. More...


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
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Heated race in ASD for two seats on school board

Marietta Mee and Dave Wengen of MMAC Pack challenged by SVP candidates Juliete Jordan-Thompson and Michelle Sikhrangkur

Readers should note: Numerous telephone calls were placed to the homes of candidates Juliet Jordan-Thompson and Michelle Sikhrangkur, but the two candidates declined to be interviewed for this article. More...

An executive decision!

Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone is shown with his Fianc More...



St. Martin's 5th gr. boys win

basketball holiday classic

The Blue Thunderdome jumped yet again this past holiday season as 32 teams from all over Long Island came to compete in the annual Michael Lomot Christmas basketball tournament. More...

Community wide effort to help

newly returned L.I. veteran

Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) joined and Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone, community leaders and local radio station WBAB, 102.3 FM to welcome home marine Lance Corporal Ian Lennon from Lindenhurst. More...

Babylon Mason visits Berkshire Nursing Center

Frank Wallace of Lindenhurst, a Mason from the Babylon Lodge, visited Berkshire Nursing Center resident Laura Tuthill, formerly of Amityville. More...


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