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March 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Bellone hosts Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone hosted Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer at a meeting of the Suffolk County Supervisors’ held at the H. Lee Dennison Building on Monday. More...

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Schools/Sports

Amityville High School hosts weekend of awareness

More than 125 students from Amityville Memorial High School (AMHS) participated in Awareness Weekend, in which the students, family members, teachers and other adults “camped out” at the school one weekend in February for a safe night out More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Like a mini-Marilyn Monroe, our Michaela, a mysterious matted Afghan Hound, was a candle in the wind, a fragile beauty who won the adoration of people throughout the world but whose tortured life ended too soon. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567 www.amityvillepubliclibrary.org •Tax preparation assistance will be offered Sun., April 1, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Paul F. Wojcik, Amityville resident, B&B Fish Market employee

Paul F. Wojcik, a longtime resident of Amityville, died March 14, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bethpage following complications from a battle against cancer. He was 51 years old. Born in Queens, New York to Patricaia (Campe) and Francis A. More...

Opinion

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North Shore emergency proposal moving forward for our area

Massapequa Park Village announced this week that the Village is moving forward in partnership with North Shore/LIJ Health System to bring a free-standing emergency care facility to our area, service that is vitally needed in our surrounding communiti More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Comments posted from online readers

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Breaking News - 3/30/2012 11:07 AM

Amityville woman arrested in prescription scam

Posted Fri., March 30- The Nassau County Narcotics/Vice squad arrested an Amityville woman for allegedly falsifying prescription records two Massapequa and one Seaford pharmacy. The arrest was made Thurs., March 29, shortly after 4 p.m. More...

Amityville and Copiague libraries hold budget votes April 3rd

The following libraries are holding their budget votes and trustee elections on Tues., April 3: Amityville The Amityville Library Board adopted a budget of $2,660,179, a 1.9 percent increase over this year’s budget, which also included a one-ti More...

Waived summer fees help Purple Heart recipients and military families hit the waves

by Carolyn James Recipients of the Purple Heart and their immediate families will not have to pay the annual fees for access to the Town’s beaches and pools, following passage of an exemption by the Town of Babylon on March 6. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Town's new Chief Attorney says he loves working for the public

Joe Wilson, Babylon Town’s new chief attorney, is more than willing to negotiate and work with people to get things done. More...

Chief Deputy Attorney Afreen Rizwan practices law with passion

Afreen Rizwan has three passions: family, public interest law­— and shoes. All help keep her grounded, she says. Rizwan, the new chief deputy Town attorney, has been with the Town for four years. More...

Copiague Middle School students design robots

The Copiague Middle School Robotics team participated at the first Lego League Long Island Regional Robotics Qualifier Tournament held at Berner Middle School in Massapequa in January. More...

Events & Calendar

Spring Eggstravaganza March 31

Supervisor Rich Schaffer and Councilman Tony Martinez, chair, Parks Committee, invite all Town of Babylon residents to participate in the 14th Annual Spring Eggstravaganza, Sat., March 31, noon to 2 p.m. The rain date is Sun., April 1. More...

NSHC scholarship available

The Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council (NSHC) announces a $2,000 scholarship with optional internship for college juniors/ seniors or post graduate students who are studying journalism, communication arts or healthcare administration. More...

Vendors needed

Vendors needed for a craft fair/ car show at St. Paul’s Reformed Church, 158 Phelps Ln., North Babylon on Sat. May 19. The rain date will be May 26. If interested, please email stpaulsfair@verizon.net or call Cheryl at 631-884-6803. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICENOTICE OF SPECIALMEETING, AMITYVILLEU.F.S.D.TOWN OF BABYLON,SUFFOLK COUNTY ANDTOWN OF OYSTER BAY,NASSAU COUNTY, NEWYORKNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Meetingof the Amityville UnionFree School District, Townof Babylon, Suffolk Coun 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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