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April 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Town's Ham radio club holds annual event

The Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club (GSBARC), held it annual Hamfest at Fireman's Memorial Park in Lindenhurst April 27. More...

Town of Babylon hosting Earth Day celebration May 3rd

Supervisor Steve Bellone invites residents to attend the Town of Babylon Earth Day Celebration this Saturday May 3, 2008 from 11:00-4 p.m. at Town Hall-200 E. Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The Metropolitan Dog Club paints such a colorful pooch palette- creating a pet trust, investigating animal cruelty, investing in dog fine art, toasting Uno the West minster winning Beagle at Grand Central- the speakers' topics span the spectrum of More...

Events & Calendar

CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, May 1 •Amityville Rotary Weekly Meeting: 8 a.m., Nautilus Diner, Merrick Road, Massapequa. For info., 631-264-0300. More...

A safe boating course comes to Amityville May 3

The one-day, eight-hour New York State Boating and PWC/Jetski Safety Certification Course (also known as a boating or jetski license) will be held Sat., May 3 at the Amityville Village Hall, 21 Greene Ave., Amityville. More...

Babylon second half taxes due by May 31

Babylon Town Receiver of Taxes, Corinne DiSomma, stated that 2007/2008 second half taxes are due and payable in her office at 200 E. Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst, on or before May 31. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Government at all levels need to spend less

The message from Washington is that we are not in a recession. The political spin on the economic condition the country seems stalled in, is that it is a "slowdown. More...

Public commentary

This administration must end this unjust war in Iraq now

I agree 100 percent with Kevin O'Neil, whose public commentary was published on April 17, (U.S. Policy in Iraq bolsters terrorists' claim against Americans). More...

Reader disagrees with ATA letter on accountability

In Response to Carolyn Dodd, President of the Amityville Teachers Association ("Teachers oppose unfair standards, not accountability"). More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES- Your Right to Know!

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION AMITYVILLE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWNS OF BABYLON, SUFFOLK COUNTY AND OYSTER BAY, NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a budget hearing before the qualified voters of the Amit More...

Today's News: May 7, 2008

Amityville student Art exhibit opens

An Amityville Memorial High School student art exhibit will open at The Circle Gallery, 186 Broadway, Amityville on Sat. May 10. More...

Walgreen's Pharmacy says "no go" to deal on Merrick Road

Other major projects in Village moving forward

First there was a CVS drug store on the corner of Merrick Road and County Line Road. Then another strip mall, by developer Michael Korff, was approved nearby at Ketcham Avenue, and rumors circulated that a Walgreen's was interested in the site. More...

Eastwood and Price earn athletic awards

Two players from the Amityville High School girls varsity basketball team received awards at the Annual Suffolk County Coaches' Dinner held at Villa Lombardi's in Holbrook on March 19th. More...

All aflutter over the arrival of spring

One little sparrow worked very, very hard, fixing up his home with twigs and branches. The final result seems to have met the approval of his spring bride in photo at far right in this series of photos taken by Cliff De Bear. More...

 

People/Social

Town of Babylon hosts Black History Month event; many locals honored

"The Challenge" was the theme of this year's African American History Celebration, sponsored by the Town of Babylon on Sat. Feb., 23. Master of ceremony of the event was Ken Grimball, general news reporter for WCBS-News radio 88 in Manhattan. More...

Andrew Pappas, wins state wrestling championship

Andrew Pappas, of Amityville, a junior at Kellenberg Memorial High School, recently won the 135 pound Catholic High School State wrestling championship. More...

Kristin Bailey Wett to wed Edward Raymond Quinn III

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Wett, of Amityville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin Bailey Wett, to Edward Raymond Quinn III, son of Mr. Edward Quinn Jr. and Ms. Maureen Quinn of Rockville Centre. More...

Obituaries

Dwight Rovery, owner of Rovery Marine and Amityville resident

Longt ime Copi ague resident Dwight S. Rovery, owner of Rovery Marine, died suddenly April 4, 2008 at his place of business in Amityville. He was 64 years old. More...

Longtime Amityville resident, Helen D. Dineen

Longtime Amityville resident Helen D. Dineen, who devoted her life to caring for her family, died April 5, 2008 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home in Amityville. She was 92. More...

Rufus Ireland III, descendent of area's founding family

Lifetime Amityville resident and member of many local clubs, Rufus J. Ireland III died April 6, 2008 at his home. The 81-year old was a descendent of one of the first founding families of Amityville. He was born September 8, 1926 to Rufus J. More...

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