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February 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

ASD in budget crunch; district needs to cut $1.8 million more to meet cap

The Amityville School District is looking to put together a budget for the coming year that meets the state required two percent tax levy cap. More...

Newly restored Conklin Cemetery resurrects the lives of one of Babylon’s earliest and most colorful families

History may be born, but it is also surely buried, and that history has become a source of renewed interest at the Conklin Cemetery in Farmingdale. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Last Tuesday evening, the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show culminated with a “Peke on the Rocks.” “Malachy,” a fouryear old Pekingese, beat over 2000 champions entered in 185 breeds and varieties. More...

Poster Pets for Adoption

Below, “Charlotte” ~ Shih tzu More...

Library

This week at the Library

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567

www.amityvillepubliclibrary.org •Tax preparation assistance will be offered Sundays Feb. 29; March 4, 11, 18 and 25 and April 1, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Frank Petracca, Copiague barbershop owner, served in the US Army

by Carolyn James Time and history passed in the fire engine chair in Frank Petracca’s barbershop. More...

Opinion

DEC plan for contaminated plume is sorely insufficient

•A new homeowner cleared away some brush from his backyard to make room for a swing set for his children. He was fined $5,000 by the New York State DEC because it was a protected area. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Writer on taxes: From each according to his ability

Dear Editor, More...

Breaking News - 2/27/2012 7:25 PM

NAFCo Vamps respond to container fire in Copiague

Posted Mon., Feb. 27: More...

Benefits and services available to meet the needs of veterans of recent conflicts

Are you or veteran or do you know a veteran who’s recently returned to civilian life? With the return of troops from Iraq and more returning from Afghanistan, the number of veterans in the region is growing. According to U.S. More...

Leg. DuWayne Gregory looking to honor women of distinction

In observance of Women’s History Month, which Suffolk County celebrates each March, Legislative Majority Leg. DuWayne (D-Amityville) is looking a woman of distinction from the 15th district. More...

 

People/Social

Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School celebrates literacy, Hawaiian style

Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School (PAMES) recently opened its doors to students and their parents for an evening literacy fair as part of the school’s celebration of Parents as Reading Partners (PARP) Week. More...

Copiague Middle School student council looks to raise social awareness

For the past few years, members of the Copiague Middle School student council have worked with local organizations to raise awareness for important causes, as well as participate in community projects. More...

Day of Tuba and Euphonium for Miles Middle School musician

Edmund W. Miles Middle School (EWMMS) student musician Michael Dealy participated in the Suffolk County Music Educators Association’s (SCMEA) 31st Annual Day of Tuba and Euphonium at Sayville Middle School. More...

Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

THURSDAY, February 23 •Amityville Rotary Weekly Meeting: 8 a.m.; For info., 631-264-0300. The president is Rev. Dave W. Anglin. More...

Heart health for women forum Feb. 27

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer and the Department of Human Services will hold an open discussion focusing on heart health for their monthly Women’s Empowerment Forum to be held Mon., Feb. 27, 6:30 to 8 p.m. More...

Last Hope to hold bowling fundraiser March 2

Join Last Hope Animal Rescue for its annual Bowla thon at Farmingdale Lanes at 999 Conklin St., Friday, March 2, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Registration begins at 7 p.m. The fee of $25 per person includes bowling, shoe rental, pizza and soda. More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE FOR TAXES DUE AND UNPAID TO THE VILLAGE OF AMITYVILLE FOR THE YEAR 2011 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT WHEREAS arrears of taxes levied in the year 2011 by the Village of Amityville, charged and imposed pursuant to law, remain More...













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