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May 12, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville and Copiague library budgets approved

The following local libraries conducted budget votes and trustee elections last month. The results follow: Copiague More...

Town, County join forces to fight identity theft

Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco and Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone are hosting an event to create awareness about identity theft and to arm residents with information on how they can protect themselves from this crime.. More...

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Schools/Sports

St. Martin students visit Washington D.C.

The eighth grade graduating class at St. Martin of Tours School in Amityville took a class trip to Washington D.C. The students, their parents, a few teachers and the principal had a very busy day. More...

LOCAL SCHOOL BUDGETS

Remember to vote Tuesday, May 18th

District: AMITYVILLE Proposed 2010-2011 budget: $77,105,840 Current budget: 74,871,352 Increase - %: 2.98% More...

What does it all mean?

What is the tax rate? More...

Events & Calendar

This Week’s 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...

BHS class of 1970/71 reunion planned

Babylon High School Classes of 1970 and 1971 will hold a reunion Sat., July 31, 7 to 11 p.m. at Captain Bill’s and The Bay View House Restaurant, 122 Ocean Ave., Bayshore. The cost is $85 per person. More...

South Oaks Hospital recieves grant from Ronald McDonald House charities

Robert E. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

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 Amityv More...

LATEST NEWS: School budget vote results

West Babylon and Wyandanch down; all others pass

In last night’s school budget votes, West Babylon and Wyandanch were among 10 school districts on Long Island to have their budgets rejected by voters. More...

Police investigate robbery in Amityville Village

Shots fired, but no one injured

First Squad Detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred at the Valero gasoline staton, 490 Broadway early this morning. More...

ASD cuts positions; brings in tax levy increase of less than three percent

Amityville Schools is presenting a $77 million budget proposal to residents on Tuesday, a plan that calls for $2.23 million more in spending for the 2010-11 school year. More...

 

People/Social

William Hills, N. Amityville firefighter, honored

When William Hill joined the North Amityville Fire Company, Winston Churchill was England’s Prime Minister and the cost of a U.S. Postal stamp was three cents. Theyear was 1940. More...

Boy Scout Troop 284 visits Independence Park

Copiague Boy Scout Troop 284 held its family trip to Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the weekend of April 17. More...

AWC holds annual philanthropies lunch

The Amityville Woman’s Club held its annual philanthropies luncheon on April 21 at the Southward Ho Country Club. More than 120 women attended. Mary Ann Costa, president, welcomed everyone. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Long before Lassie came home or even fished Timmy out of the well, courageous Collies portrayed in the Terhune books mesmerized readers. Albert Payson Terhune (1872-1942) based his fictional canines loosely upon his own beloved Collies. More...

Obituaries

Angelina Diana: Amityville resident, loving mother and gifted cook

A gourmet cook of Italian heritage, Angelina Diana always shared her recipes with her family. One that never got passed down, however, was for homemade Italian bread. More...

Opinion

Free speech is sometimes offensive speech

Suffolk lawmakers DuWayne Gregory (D-Amityville) and Ricardo Montano (D-Brentwood), are attempting persuade their colleagues in the legislature to apply economic sanctions against the Smithtown Messenger, the weekly newspaper that ran what they a More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

New EPA regulations intrude further into citizens’ lives—and homes

Dear Editor: Mr. Coyne’s letter about the EPA (April 22, New EPA regulations have a negative impact on Long Island’s real estate values) brings up some questions. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?












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