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January 5, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Shoppers assaulted outside Sunrise Mall

Two incidents of shoppers being assaulted after leaving the Westfiled Sunrise Mall were reported by police this week.  More...

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Events & Calendar

Unclaimed remains of Veterans to be buried with Military Honors at Calverton

The Missing in America Project (MIAP), Dignity Memorial Funeral Homes and the City of New York have partnered together to inter the unclaimed remains of indigent and homeless veterans currently being stored in coroner’s offices around the city, More...

This week’s Calendar of 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...


Lillian Wilbur, 90, former resident of Amityville and Babylon villages

Lillian L. Wilbur, a former resident of Amityville and Babylon, died in Owasso, Oklahoma on Fri., Dec. 24, 2010 at the age of 90.  Mrs. Wilbur was born in the Bronx on Jan. 6, 1920 to Arthur and Ida (nee Stahl) Lang. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

LEGAL NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given that the ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS of the Village of Amityville will hold a Public Hearing in the Court Room of the new Village Hall, 21 Ireland Place, Amityville, NY. At 7:00 P.M.  More...

Blizzard hits hard; Town and Village hit back

As the Blizzard of 2010 hit here, the Village hit back. The snow removal was picture perfect at Cameta Carmera on Broadway, with roads and parking lots cleared for customers.  More...

Villages scramble to resolve March election snafu; voters may be forced to use paper ballots

Villages throughout New York State are scrambling to determine how they will conduct their general elections scheduled for March. More...


Columnists - Free Access


The first Pets&of 2011 requests reader participation, especially from residents of the Town of Babylon. Are you ready? Your message will only take you a few moments, but the collective pet pay-off can be priceless. More...

Amityville & More

Our Piece of the World

“Over centuries, African Americans and Native Americans created shared histories, communities, families and ways of life. More...


Citizens, like their government, must hunker down in this economic winter

The state of the economy, like the seasons, changes. Sometimes we enjoy the plenty of a burgeoning spring, but then the cold, lean winter sets in and a whole new way of doing things is demanded.  More...


Full Story

Taxpayers, beware, solutions are not as sweet as they seem

Dear Editor:  Gee, the Senate approves the White House-Republican tax compromise with a few costly sweeteners stirred in, and gone is any great concern for the economy going down the tube into debt upon debt that was said to be a bankrupting tax More...

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