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January 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Fri., Jan. 20 West Babylon Tooker Avenue PTA Supermarket Wingo, 6 p.m., at 855 Tooker Ave., West Babylon. Admission is $7 at door. For info., call 631-225-3205. •Long Island Banjo Society, 8 p.m., VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. More...

How the lawsuits got dumped on Babylon

The Clean Water/Clear Air Bond Act, proposed by Governor Pataki and approved by voters in November 1996, authorized $1.75 billion for important environmental programs, including $200 million for ERP grants to municipalities for costs associated with More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville HS advanced placement artists work on display through Feb. 5

Two Amityville Memorial High School Advanced Placement Studio Art students are representing the Amityville School District in the regional “Go APE” Advanced Placement Student Art Exhibition, which is currently on display in the gallery of More...

Columnists - Free Access

PETS FOR ADOPTION

Above ~ Barnaby Shih Tzu More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Jin Jin,” the Afghan Hound extraordinaire, has gone from rescue to runway. Now she needs your VOTE! More...

Events & Calendar

Mary P. Myton meets at Avanza Restaurant

The Christmas meeting of the Mary P. Myton Literary Society was held at the Avanza Restaurant on Dec. 14. More...

L.I. Credo Dinner, Comedy Night and Chinese auction to be held February 25

Long Island Credo’s second annual Dinner & Comedy Night will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Plainview, NY. More...

Catholic Health Services of L.I. sponsors a Spiritual Care Companion program

Catholic Health Services (CHS) of Long Island, one of the region’s largest integrated healthcare systems, is sponsoring a training program for volunteers who are interested in becoming a CHS Spiritual Care Companion. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation of Douglas E Grabow LLC. Arts of Org. filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 11/22/11. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...

Breaking News - 1/25/2012 3:34 PM

Amityville Village Board votes to opt out of 2% tax cap measure

Posted Wed., Jan. 25, 2012- By Carolyn James After listening to concerns from residents, the Amityville Village Board passed a resolution on Monday that will permit the board to exceed the 2 percent tax cap for the 2012-13 budget. More...

Breaking News - 1/20/2012 2:56 PM

Village to vote on Monday to opt-out of NYS 2% tax cap

Posted Fri., Jan. 20- By Damian Geminder The Amityville Village Board will hold a public hearing Monday to pass a resolution allowing the board to exceed the New York State 2 percent tax cap. More...

Amityville Village hires law firm to defend itself in landfill lawsuit

The Amityville Village Board passed a resolution last week to hire the law firm of Robert L. More...

BHC psychiatric unit to get new name; hospital set for demolition

The psychiatric unit of Brunswick Hospital is getting a new name, and the hospital complex, a new look. The unit, which provides mental health care and has 124 beds is the only portion of the old medical facility. It is to be called Turning Point. More...

Corrections

•A story that appeared in last week’s edition, Schaffer sworn in as Town Supervisor contained two errors. First, the case against the Babylon Five was brought by the office of District Attorney James Catterson. More...

 

People/Social

Bay Village Civic Association holds monthly meeting

At recent meetings of the Bay Village Civic Association (BVCA), special guest speakers addressed the members about their departments. Representing the Amityville Fire Department was First Assistant Chief Charlie Scudlo. More...

Amityville Woman’s Club Scholarship for H.S. seniors: all applications accepted till March 31 Temple Sinai community to host Shabbat of Social Justice in Song Jan 27

The Adrienne Miller Scholarship Fund of the Amityville Woman’s Club will be sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship for graduating high school seniors. More...

Copiague School District to hold kindergarten registration

Kindergarten registration for the Copiague Union Free School District will be held at the District Administrative Office located in the Middle School, 2650 Great Neck Road, Feb. 6 to 10, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. by appointment only. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 •Tonight, Wed., Jan 18, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. astrophysicist Kevin Manning will reveal the truth about the 2012 scare, which is based on the Mayan calendar followed in ancient Mexico and Guatemala. More...

Obituaries

Irene Brennan, mother of Lindenhurst Village Mayor, avid gardener and area resident

Irene E. Brennan, the mother of Lindenhurst Village Mayor Thomas Brennan and a former sales lady at the former A&S Department store in West Babylon, died Jan. 1, 2011. More...

Opinion

It’s time to educate yourself on your school budget

Each year at this time we remind our readers that the process of putting together the annual school budgets is getting underway. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

It’s the oil companies that are hurting America

Dear Editor: So Merrill Matthews, of the Institute for Policy Innovation, claims that President Barack Obama is unfairly picking on Big Oil (President Obama’s attack on the oil companies is hurting America, Jan. 4, Amityville Record) 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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