Click here to download a free MP3 of the song "The Friendly Village by the Bay" by Bruce Jenney.

May 28, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Amity Chamber holding contested race for President's seat

Longtime president Marcia Besserman opposed by John DiLiberto

In an unusual move, a contested race is underway for a two-year term in the Amityville Chamber of Commerce. Seats for the president and treasurer are up in this election. More...

Rotary installs new member; hosts 2008 Gala

The Amityville Rotary Club President Don Carney, center, welcomes Dr. John Williams, Amityville School Superintendent, shown left, to the club. He was sworn in as a member by Rotarian John DiLiberto. More...

Local school budgets pass, incumbents win in CSD

Amityville and Copiague School Districts passed their budgets Tuesday, May 20. Amityville passed by a vote of 597 to 364 and Copiague, 1,095 to 755. In trustee races, Copiague's incumbent Brian Sales ran unopposed and garnered 948 votes. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

To animal lovers, pets are pure poetry in motion. Walt Whitman's work didn't glorify dogs or cats; however, in Stanza 32 of "Song of Myself" (published in 1855) Long Island's most celebrated poet does praise the simplicity of all animals: More...

Events & Calendar

CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, May 29 •Amityville Rotary Weekly Meeting: 8 a.m., Nautilus Diner, Merrick Road, Massapequa. For info., 631-264-0300. The president is Don Carney. More...

Free H.S. program

Adults over 21 can earn a high school diploma from the West Babylon or Kings Park School District through a free program offered through Wilson Technological Center. More...

Free food for those in need

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program/FAN (funded by USDA, NYSDOH) is offering free food for seniors age 60 and over who meet the income guidelines. More...

Opinion

Mystal violated the public's trust

Editorial

The decision by former S.C. Leg. Elie Mystal to abandon his district while still sworn to represent the people who placed him in office feeds the cynicism and disrespect that permeates the electorate. More...

U.S. must address energy crisis and develop energy independence

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: I just filled up my SUV this morning and paid $4.19 per gallon of 93 octane gasoline at a local Huntington gas station. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS-

Full Story

Today's news, June 5, 2008: Amityville Schools to see major changes in Central Office

Over the next several weeks, the Amityville School District will be interviewing candidates for several positions in central office, as many of the top administrators will be leaving this summer. Amityville School Superintendent Dr. More...

Today's news, June 2, 2008: Levy Welcomes Home Ridge Vet from Kuwait

Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy and county Public Works officials recently welcomed home U.S. Navy Reserves Lt. Commander Michael Monaghan, of Ridge, from a seven-month deployment to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. More...

AFD members called to help woman to awaiting ambulance

On, May 14th at 11:55 a.m. the Amityville fire Department responded to a rescue call at Francesco Way for an adult female with back pain. Upon arrival, Asst. More...

Amityville Junior League and Woman's Club award their 2008 scholarships

The Junior League of the Amityville Woman's Club has awarded scholarships to the following graduating seniors of the Class of 2008: Gabrielle Bernard- Amityville Memorial High School Keith DeGraff- St. More...

ASD Superintendent John Williams meets with local groups

On April 17, NATA hosted a meeting of community residents, business leaders and civic leaders to meet with the new Superintendent of the Amityville School District, Dr. John Williams. More...

 

People/Social

Girl Scout Troop #2002 kicks off spring

Girl Scout Troop #2002 brought a burst of sunshine and smiles to many senior residents of Dominican Village, Amityville. Dominican Village is a nonsectarian, not-for-profit, independent and assisted living retirement community. More...

Long Island churches work together to help Gulf Coast victims

The churches of Long Island united to help the victims of the Gulf Coast during the President's week school vacation. More...

Amityville Women's Club holds President's Day luncheon

The Amityville Women's Club had its President's Day luncheon at the Unqua Corinthian yacht Club, Tues., April 29. More...

Obituaries

Charles Powell: North Amityville former resident and pilot

Longtime North Amityville resident and retired Fairchild Republic Aviation employee Charles Vernon Powell died April 27, 2008 in Florida. The 86-year old loved to fly planes and spend time on his boat. He was born in Roslyn on Oct. More...

Amityville's Helen Dineen, 92

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...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES- Your Right to Know!

SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK ACTION TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE INDEX NO.: 23853/07 LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRSUTEE FOR CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIE More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?












Suffolk County Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool
The Shelter Locator and Storm Surge Zone Mapping Tool