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October 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 11/5/2012 2:07 PM

Leroy Van Nostrand, longtime Amityville resident and attorney, dies

Services to be held at Powell's Funeral Home

The Record is sorry to report the death of Amityville resident, attorney and local historian Leroy Van Nostrand who died Thursday, Nov. 1.Services will be held at Powell Funeral Home but final arrangements have not been made. More...

How you can help the victims of Hurricane Sandy - Free Access

Hope for Amityville Community Hurricane Relief is asking the public to donate items for Hurricane victims locally. Items including toiletries, cleaning supplies, clothing, blankets, bottled water, gift cards and more are being accept at St. More...

New plant opens in Babylon Town; 150 new manufacturing jobs created

Times may be tough, but one company is tougher. Defying a bad economy, NBTY Inc., a global nutritional supplement company, opened a new 66,000 square foot plant in New Horizons, N. Amityville this week, bringing about 150 new jobs to the area. More...

Hearing this week on Town budget; spending up 1.7%

Babylon Town will hold a public hearing on its preliminary budget for 2013 Thurs., Nov. 8. The proposed spending plan calls for a 1.7 percent tax increase, which is within the 2 percent state cap. More...

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Amityville Autumn Festival 2012

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Good Sam Hospital offers Bereavement and coping during the holidays

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, in conjunction with Good Shepherd Hospice, will host two lectures, Bridge To Hope: Coping with the Holidays for Grieving Children and Coping with the Holidays for Adults. More...

Volunteers needed at Parents for Megan’s Law

Volunteers are needed to assist with general office duties at Parents for Megan’s Law (PFML) and the Crime Victims Center (CVC). More...

Twin County Chorus to perform at International Fest Nov. 18

On Sun., Nov. 18, 3 p.m. the Twin County Chorus will present an International Fest at the Firemen’s Memorial Pavilion in Lindenhurst. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

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MARTINEZAMITYVILLE, LLCNotice of formation ofMartinez Amityville, LLC.Arts of Org. filed with Secy.of State of NY (SSNY) on9/21/12. Office location:Suffolk County. More...

Breaking News - 11/6/2012 10:09 AM

3-Alarm blaze in Amityville - Free Access

A large, two-story house on Locust Avenue in Amityville was destroyed by a fast-moving early morning fire Fri., Nov. 2. When firefighters arrived at 3:50 a.m. they found the entire house engulfed in a blaze that was being fed by propane. More...

Breaking News - 11/5/2012 4:28 PM

EWMMS in Amityville open tomorrow to provide storm relief - Free Access

Edmund W. Miles Middle School in Amityville will open its doors to Amityville residents on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 to provide minor relief to local victims of Superstorm Sandy. More...

Breaking News - 11/3/2012 9:54 AM

Believe it—Help Is On Its Way - Free Access

Curfew set for areas south of Merrick

The Suffolk County Police Department will be enforcing a curfew in Babylon Village, Lindenhurst and Copiague from dusk until dawn beginning tonight and continuing until further notice. More...

Sandy strikes Long Island with a wallop

In Amityville, it was much of the same as throughout Long Island: trees down, extensive power outages and devastating flooding south of Merrick Road. More...

Lawmakers attend breakfast meeting

Sen. Owen H. More...



Tuesday, Nov. 6 The polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

For the 2012 general election, the New York State Unified Court System will publish a nonpartisan online voter guide for the public with information about candidates for elective judicial office. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

On November 7 at the Woodbury Country Club, the Honorable Kathleen Rice, Nassau County District Attorney will be the keynote speaker during the Last Hope Animal Rescue Fall Dinner. More...


Margaret Glander, Amityville resident, Lindenhurst seamstress

Mrs. Margaret Glander, a resident of Amityville, died Sept. 22, 2012 at her home. She was 100 years old. Mrs. Glander was born Sept. 7, 1912 in New York, to Paolo and Anetta (Bidarini) Gonnet. More...

Mercedes Bayon, Amityville resident, furrier worker

Mercedes Bayon, a resident of Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home, Amityville and formerly of Massapequa, died Sept. 27, 2012 at the nursing home. She was 91 years old. Ms. Bayon was born Nov. More...



The Record’s endorsements for 2012

In this election, voters have unique opportunities to direct the course of government at the state and federal level. Some of the distinctions between the candidates are clear, while others are not. More...


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