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April 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Tree goes down in storm; crushes car

Posted Mon., April 25- A tree went down during Saturday's storm, crushing a car parked at Coolidge and Rosewood avenues in Amityville. On hand to help out was the North Amityville Fire Department. Photo by Joe Turner More...

Village officials tame tax rate impact to 9 percent increase

Less than a week after it held its first public hearing on the budget, the Amityville Village Board took some drastic moves to reduce the tax-rate impact to approximately nine percent for the coming year. More...

Egg Hunt Sunday

The Amityville Fire Department’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place. Sun., April 24, Easter, 11 a.m. at Peterkin Park on Oak Street. The hunt will kick off with the arrival of the Easter Bunny on the fire truck. More...

ATA and ASD at odds over hard pay freeze to save teaching jobs

A proposal to save money—and teaching jobs— raised by the Amityville School Board became the subject of some controversy at a recent school board meeting. More...

A tree falls in Amityville

A large tree in the back yard of a Sterling Place home in Amityville fell during a recent lightning and wind storm. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) “set up shop” in Babylon from 1880 to 1904. The WKC clubhouse and kennels sat on 64 acres west of Southards Pond. More...

Library

Copiague Library budget vote and trustee election Tuesday April 26

Voters heading to the polls on Tuesday to cast their ballots in the Copiague Library’s budget vote and trustee election will have the chance to see the library’s new renovations. More...

Obituaries

Nicholas Squicciarini, Amityville resident, owned Amity Harbor Beverage

Amityville resident and business owner Nicholas W. Squicciarini died March 8, 2011 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. He was 88. He owned Amity Harbor Beverage and was also an insurance agent for John Hancock Insurance on Long Island. More...

Thomas E. Dineen, resident of Amityville, Vietnam War Veteran

Thomas E. Dineen, a resident of East Northport and Amityville, and a veteran of the Vietnam War, died March 7, 2011. He was 66 years old. “He was very loved by his family and friends,” said his brother Kevin Dineen of Amityville. Mr. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of Formation of GROTON OWNERS, LLC. Arts of Org. filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 2/25/11. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...

L&B Mercury in West Babylon closing its doors

CITES POOR ECONOMY, FORD POLICIES AS REASON FOR SHUTTING DOWN

Posted Tues., April 26- By Carolyn James Chalk up another loss to the economy. L&B Mercury of West Babylon, which has been doing business in the area since 1956, is closing its doors. More...

Is Spring finally here?

The beautiful tulips and daffodils along the roadways, exit and entrance ramps in Babylon Town are bursting with color. They are a wonderful sign that the long, cold winter is behind us. Photo by Joe Turner More...

Landfill lawsuit dumped on Villages, Schools —again

Taxpayers being asked to kick in portion of $3.4 settlement

Posted Fri., April 22- By Carolyn James More...

Bellone wins LICA award

Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone reaffirmed his promise to continue to fight for Long Island’s infrastructure by accepting a flashing construction warning light awarded by and Long Island More...

CSD looks at cuts to pare down budget

As Spring comes and residents snip their hedges, school districts are trimming their budgets, readying their districts for the budget vote on May 17. Copiague is no different. More...

ATA members build home, heal hearts

On Sat. April 2, 17 ATA members donned hard hats and tool belts to join Habitat for Humanity in a building project. Unaccustomed to roofing and hanging dry wall, volunteers nonetheless quickly became secure in swinging their hammers. More...

 

People/Social

Artists Circle hosts Spring exhibit

Amityville Artists Circle members have put together an exhibit of original artwork to, Welcome Spring. This exhibit will be on display until May 13. Gallery hours are Fridays, noon to 8 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Agencies Stand Down for veterans in need

The Suffolk County Veterans Service Agency will host its fifth annual county-wide Veterans Stand Down for all veterans in need, Fri., April 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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...

Junior Ranger Day on Fire Island April 23

For National Park Week, Junior Ranger Day will be held Sat., April 23, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for children seven years old and up. Programs include activities under the tent, a three-mile hike, orienteering, basic nature photography and animal tracking. More...

Did you “Rock and Roll All Night” with KISS in Amityville?

Music writer Ken Sharp is working with KISS on an official book about their early days circa 1972-1975. In the book, there’s a chapter about a former Amityville nightclub/bar, The Daisy, site of many of the band’s early live shows. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Hire a student this summer

Within a month, we will have tens of thousands of college students coming home and getting a wellearned break from their studies. Many will be looking for part-time jobs. More...

Let’s all pull together

Dear Editor: More...

Sweeney wins fight to protect citizens from pollution

Dear Editor: Residents of the South Shore should give Assemblyman Bob Sweeney (D-11th District) a round of applause for an important recent victory in Albany. 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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