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April 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Ministerial Alliance of NA holds rally seeking justice for Trayvon Martin

The Ministerial Alliance of North Amityville and Vicinity held a rally Sat., April 7 demanding justice for Trayvon Martin, the youth who was shot to death in Florida, raising a new debate over the Stand Your Ground law on the books in that state. More...

County establishes Land Bank to tap into state funds and reclaim and put contaminated propery back on tax rolls

Almost ten acres in Babylon eyed for program

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced the establishment of the Suffolk County Land Bank last month. More...

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Schools/Sports

AMITY Girls basketball team named as State's scholar-athletes:

The Amityville Memorial High School (AMHS) Girls Varsity Basketball team for being named a New York State Scholar-Athlete team for achieving a cumulative academic average of 90 percent or better for More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Copiague 50 Deauville Blvd. 631-691-1111 •On Wed., April 25, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jim Ryan will give a talk on Simple Happiness: Eight Characteristics of Happy People. More...

Obituaries

Eleanor Peterson, former Amityville resident, longtime member of the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club

Eleanor Peterson, a longtime member of the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club with her husband Albert, died March 31, 2012 in Cedarbrook, Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania. She was 97 years old. More...

Veronica (Vera) P. Kopitsch, Amity Harbor resident

Veronica (Vera) P. Kopitsch, a resident of Amity Harbor, died March 17, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born July 18, 1921 in Brooklyn to Patrick and Anna Irene (Werft) Hendricks. More...

Opinion

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Will of the people counts too

Any major project within a community takes a great deal of time, money and energy to bring forward, particularly when it involves a collaboration between private industry, non-profits and government. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

America must get back to its historical ideals

Dear Editor: It’s more than women’s rights that are threatened (letter April 12, Kevin O’Neill)—our Bill of Rights is also threatened. More...

Amityville calls public hearing on scaling back health care benefits

Amityville Village has scheduled a public hearing to consider a change that would eliminate health insurance benefits for newly elected Village officials. Currently, the Village offers health care coverage to the Mayor, Village Trustees and Justice. More...

NA Vets Memorial Park restored:

The Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA) recently agreed to make a water connection available to Veterans Memorial Park as part of a mutual agreement for an exchange of services with the Town of Bab More...

Students read to dogs at Miles Middle School

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

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

The road to rescue can be indirect. Call it “peripheral placement.” One rescued pet can pave the way for another needy animal to be noticed and helped. Charting their cause and effect relationships would make a great visual display. More...

Events & Calendar

Our Lady of Consolation Center offers seniors discounted meals; seeks volunteers

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center is offering a discounted meal program to all senior citizens in the local community. This program consists of a hot, nutritious dinnertime meal, seven days per week. 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. More...

Edward Mooney photography exhibited at Astoria Federal bank

In its continuing partnership with Astoria Federal Savings, the Babylon Village Arts Council announced that its artist members will be participating in the Rotational Art Program at the bank located at 180 West Main St., Babylon Village. More...

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Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICETOWN OF BABYLONRESIDENTIAL SOLIDWASTE AND RECYCLABLES COLLECTION SERVICESFINAL REQUEST FORPROPOSALS: FRFP No.12G2This notice is issued pursuant to Subdivision 4of Section 120-w of theGeneral Municipal Lawand is a notice of a FinalRequest More...

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