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April 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville to consider change to healthcare benefits for elected officials

The Amityville Village Board is scheduled to schedule a public hearing at tonight’s regular board meeting to consider a change to the Village’s policy of providing elected officials with full medical coverage at no cost. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Sat.. April 7 •Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, North Amityville Fire Company, 601 North Broadway, Amityville, 9 a.m.; donation $5. For info., call 631-532-7695. More...

North Shore/LIJ working to bring urgent-care center to area

A proposal to bring an acute-care medical facility to Massapequa Park Village is one step closer to becoming a reality. More...

Amityville brings hope to New Orleans

In the fall, members from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Amityville flew to New Orleans for a weeklong work trip at Camp Restore. More...

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Pets Pets Pets

The nameless Boston Terrier “Riley” ~ Border Collie mix “Blondie” ~ Pit/Lab More...

Events & Calendar

Eagle Engine Co. hosts 18th annual comedy night fundraiser to be held May 5

The Eagle Engine Company of the Copiague Fire Department continues its popular annual “Comedy Night Dinner” for the 18th straight year, on Sat., May 5, 6:30 p.m. More...

Adult volunteer opportunities

RSVP has hundreds of volunteer opportunities for adults 55 and over who want to make a difference in their communities by assisting at one of more than 125 organizations that the group partners with in Suffolk County. More...

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. THURSDAY, April 5 •Amityville Rotary Weekly Meeting: 8 a.m.; For info., 631-264-0300. More...

Opinion

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GUEST EDITORIAL

Bellone and Levy should heed the warning to Lot’s wife

There is a long-standing tradition not only in Suffolk County but also beyond the area we call home that provides for the smooth transition of government: the incoming public official makes little or no comment about the one who sat in the seat befor More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Teachers’ salaries misrepresented Dear Editor: Amityville Village Mayor Peter Imbert stated in Newsday on March 27 that the annual base salary for the Amityville police is $109,000. He further states that it is similiar to that of a teacher. More...

Breaking News - 4/10/2012 3:22 PM

Amityville Village sets hearing on health care benefits

Board to vote on annual budget April 23

By Carolyn James Amityville Village has scheduled a public hearing to consider a change that would eliminate health insurance benefits for newly elected Village officials. More...

Pooches promote literacy

ASD hosts unique program

Edmund W. Miles Middle School (EWMMS) hosted a Dog Tales Literacy Night on Wednesday, April 4 from 6-8 p.m. More...

Pooches promoted literacy

ASD hosts unique program

Edmund W. Miles Middle School (EWMMS) hosted a Dog Tales Literacy Night on Wednesday, April 4 from 6-8 p.m. More...

Amityville Village unveils new budget; tax rate to increase approximately $ 1.48

The Village of Amityville is expected to adopt a $14.52 million budget later this month, increasing spending by less than one-half of one percent. More...

Bellones welcome Michael Jack

Suffolk County Executive and Mrs. Steve Bellone, together with their daughters Katie and Mollie, welcomed the arrival of the Bellone’s third child, Michael Jack Bellone. More...

The Internal Revenue Service warns taxpayers of tax refund scam

The Internal Revenue Service recently warned senior citizens and other taxpayers to beware of an emerging federal tax refund scam tempting victims to file tax returns claiming fraudulent refunds. More...

 

People/Social

Boy Scout Troop 284 enjoys annual pancake breakfast

Copiague Boy Scout Troop 284 held its annual pancake breakfast on March 3 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Lindenhurst. The breakfast was attended by more than 300 hungry people including Assemblyman Bob Sweeney. More...

AWC meets at Villa Avanza

The Amityville Woman’s Club met at Villa Avanza for its Valentine’s Day luncheon. President Barbra Lozier welcomed everyone. The prayer was said by Sharon Vetter and Dorothy Gronroos led the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

Navy Lt. Shelley Conyers deployed

Navy Lt. Shelley Conyers, daughter of Jacqueline Ogarro of Amityville, recently deployed. More...

Obituaries

Hope V. Peterson, Massapequa H.S. graduate, Broadlawn Nursing Home unit manager

Family, friends and colleagues of Hope V. Peterson filled a scrapbook with memories of the 58-year-old Massapequa resident who died of lung cancer Feb. 22, 2012. Their accounts recalled a loving, caring woman who was full of life and full of hope. More...

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Public Notices

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Notice of Formation of LIDefensive Training LLC.Articles of Organizationfiled with Secretary of Stateof New York (SSNY) on2/17/2012. Office location:Suffolk County. SSNY isdesignated as agent of LLCupon whom process againstit may be served. More...

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