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April 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon officials look to curb number of clothing bins in the Town

In an effort to curb the proliferation of clothing and other collection bins throughout the Town, Babylon officials have in­stituted a moratorium, saying they won't issue any new permits or authorize placement at any new lo­cations. More...

TOB second half taxes due before May 31

Babylon Town Receiver of Taxes, Corinne DiSomma, stated that 2008/2009 second half taxes are due and payable in her office at 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, on or before May 31. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

"Wellness" is the word. Although not as slick as the "grease" Ol 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...

Amity Library sponsors trip to New York City April 29

The Amityville Library is sponsoring a trip to New York City by coach bus, Wed., April 29, leav­ing 9:45 a.m. sharp. Lunch will be at Ben's Kosher Deli and then you will see the new Broadway play, 9 to 5, The Musical. More...

BaCCA presents Death of a Salesman May 2

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BaCCA) along with the Ethical Humanist So­ciety of Long Island the Second Chance Players will present Arthur Miller's drama Death of a Salesman, directed by James Carey, Sat. May 2, 8 p.m. More...

Opinion

Editorial

CitiField, making memories and recalling history

We had the opportunity of at­tending a Mets game at CitiField last week, the first game the Mets won in their new stadium. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Not all change is for the better, says writer

Dear Editor: A heartfelt thank you to Christopher Noel Martinez for a well articulated letter on April 8, 2009. His last paragraph was very touching and brought tears to my eyes. His kind of spirit is the American dream come true! More...

Change in law puts firefighters and Village at odds over Service Awards

Twenty veterans want back payments to 1991; Village says it has no legal authority to meet those demands

Several longtime Amityville Village firefighters are asking the Village to give them more than $90,000 in award payments. More...

Man who waged "Get Out Of New York State" campaign has dying wish to be buried here

The late Robert Matherson, the owner of the popu­lar and often controversial Oak Beach Inn (OBI) in Babylon who mounted a "Get Out of New York" cam­paign before moving to Florida where he died, appar­ently had second thoughts about New More...

Working Police Dog Certification Trials April 25 and 26

The United States Police K-9 Association, Region 7 (USPCA) is hosting its annual Working Police Dog Certification Trials. The tri­als will take place Sat., April 25 and Sun., April 26 at S.U.N.Y. Farm­ingdale, Smith Street entrance. More...

Amityville Village Easter Egg Hunt, 2009

Sponsored by the Amityville Fire Department

Photos by Joe TurnerSoares More...

 

Schools/Sports

Mysterious illness strikes students and staff at Amityville's Edmund Miles Middle School

Suffolk County Department of Health officials blame common cold virus

News media converged at the Amityville Middle School on Friday after the district reported to parents that several students and staff members had came down with similar symptons—coughing, chills and low grade fevers. More...

Town of Babylon holding registration for its summer programs online

This year the Town of Babylon will be making summer programs available on-line for registration. More...

Library

Record LIBRARY

The following is a list of public meet More...

Obituaries

Former Amityville resident, Helen Pirone

Former Amityville and Melville resident Helen Pavlyak Pirone died Feb. 24, 2009 in Arlington, Virginia. She was 91. Mrs. More...

Marianne Barbara, 50-year Amityville resident

Longtime Amityville resident and beloved mother and grandmother, Marianne Barbara, died March 15, 2009 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. She was 80. More...

Janet Brauns, teacher and loving mother, at 78

Amityville resident and retired educator Janet E. Brauns died March 11, 2009 at Mercy Hospital in Rockville Centre. She was 78. "My mom was simply a generous and loving person," said her daughter, Debra Hamcke who lived with her in Amityville. More...

Legals - Free Access

LEGAL AND PUBLIC NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Trustees of the Vil­lage of Amityville will hold a Public Hearing at the new Village Hall Court room, 21 Ire­land Place, Amityville, New York on Monday, April More...

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