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April 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

ASD officials outline budget picture as they move through process

With New York school districts decrying a budget shortfall due to rising costs and cuts in State and federal help, Amityville residents wonder what kind of cuts will be made to their district. More...

Following Levy surprise, Carpenter throws hat into ring

Standing before a large crowd of supporters, friends and well wishers, S.C. Treasurer and former West Islip legislator Angie Carpenter announced that she is seeking the Republican nomination for County Executive. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

When the Egyptian cobra escaped at the Bronx Zoo last month, the Reptile House was shut down as the search ensued. New Yorkers were warned to watch their ankles. More...

Amityville & More

Our Piece of the World

On March 23, 2000, my daughter Billie A. Holliday left me for her eternal rest. She was 14 years old and died of natural causes after receiving a valve in her heart at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. More...

Events & Calendar

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...

Lauder Museum to host art event

The Lauder Museum, 170 Broadway, Amtiyville will feature the pen and ink works of two local artists, the late Alice Kettlehack and Edward Kangsier. The museum is open Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays, 2 to 4 p.m. This exhibit will run through May 31. More...

BACCA presents mystery

Dial M. for Murder, presented by The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) and the Gercharel Players, will be performed at Old Town Hall, 47 West Main St., Suite 4, Babylon, Fri., April 8, 8 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of STE Consultants LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 2/26/2011. Office located in Suffolk County. SSNY has been designated for service of process. More...

Local meetings coming up next week

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Posted Thurs., April 14- MONDAY, April 25 •Amityville Village Board Meeting: 8 p.m., 21 Ireland Pl., Amityville. For further info., call 264-6000. More...

Amityville Village Board working to bring in reasonable budget increase

REVENUE DOWN, EXPENSES UP AND THE PUBLIC SPEAKS
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Posted Tues., April 12- By Carolyn James The first public hearing on the 2011-12 Amityville Village budget drew a crowd of approximately 40 residents who sent the board a message: cut spending. More...

Amityville Chamber hosts Networking event

Posted Mon., April 11- More...

County to use new technology in fight against violence

North Amityville and Wyandanch among areas targeted as trial communities in pilot program

North Amityville and Wyandanch are among the first five communities in Suffolk to have a new technology installed that will help police locate the source of gunfire. More...

Village sets budget hearing; thanks Trustee Joe Slack

Describing this budget process as the most difficult in more than ten years, Amityville Village Mayor Peter T. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Amityville’s Park Avenue School appealing to donors for playground

Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School (PAMES) in Amityville is looking to raise money to build a new playground. More...

Copiague students making the right choices

Members of the Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) club at Copiague Middle School were given the opportunity to hear a presentation by Rescue Ink. More...

St. Martin school students prepare for their first holy communion

In preparation for the sacrament of First Communion, second graders at Amityville’s St. Martin of Tours School, attended a special enrollment Mass on Feb. 13. More...

Library

At The Library

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111

•On Tues., April 12, 7 to 8:30 p.m. join film historian Richard Knox for an evening of movie trivia. This multimedia program will allow you to demonstrate your knowledge of films spanning decades of Hollywood movie-making. More...

Obituaries

Joan Miga, Copiague resident, former luncheonette owner, school cafeteria cook

Joan Miga was a woman of great strength and independence. Even after the death of her husband, she managed to single-handedly maintain her home in Copiague, doing all the painting, landscaping and other chores herself. More...

William Joseph Eastwood, longtime Amityville resident, bowling alley manager and proprietor

When he was 13 years old, William Eastwood got a job at Werner’s Bowling Alley in Lindenhurst setting up pins. That association was to become one that lasted a lifetime, and had an impact on the lives of hundreds of local families. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Tenure rules, not tenure, needs overhaul

Tenure, the system that protects teachers in schools, colleges and universities from arbitrary dismissals, is under attack. No one supports an ineffective teacher. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Let’s all share the pain

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