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February 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Owners of shuttered Dick & Dora's restaurant in Massapequa sentenced in income tax evasion

the owners of Dick and Dora’s, a once popular Massapequa restaurant, have pleaded guilty to income tax conspiracy and were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Arthur D. Spatt in Central Islip.the announcement was made Feb. More...

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Pets pets pets

My “Pets” column in the Babylon Beacon is 30 years old this week. The first one was published on Feb. 24, 1983. More...

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Classes for caregivers offered at Good Samaritan Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center will host Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six-week course new to the Long Island region. Classes will meet on consecutive Wednesdays from March 6 to April 10, 6 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Boating programs offered at John J. Burns Park

United States Power Squadrons® Americas Boating Club District 3 Long Island Jones Beach Squadron has arranged for three programs to be held locally during March. More...

Dominican Village St. Patrick’s Day celebration March 15

Dominican Village will hold its annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration, Fri., March 15, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. in the Helen Butler O.P. Hall, 565 Albany Ave., Amityville. More...

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NOTICE OF FORMATION, MJZ ConstructionL.L.C., Articles of Organization Filed with Secretary of State of New York(SSNY) on Oct. 19, 2012Office location: SuffolkCounty. SSNY designatedfor service of process. More...

Amityville First Party reaches out with auto calls; pros & cons

During Superstorm Sandy, many Amityville residents got recorded phone messages from candidates of the Amityville First Party who are running for offce March 19. More...

Copiague Vampsfight housefire; make history

Copiaguefirefighters rushed to the scene of a house fire at Kay Road and Lee Place Sat., Feb. 16 and upon arrival foundflames coming from the rear and side of the home, which was vacant and boarded up. More...



In Their Own Words

The Mayoral and Trustee candidates running for office in Amityville Village March 19th were each asked to respond to a series of questions, stating their position on three major issues. This is the first in that series. More...


At Your Library

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567 •One-on-one eBooks and eAudiobooks download help will be available Saturdays, 3 to 3:45 p.m. or 4 to 4:45 p.m. Registration is required. More...


Harry R. Saarinen, longtime Amityville resident, artist

Harry R. Saarinen, a longtime resident of Amityville and a well-known artist, died Feb. 18, 2013 at the Nesconset Nursing Center. He was 60 years old and died following a brief struggle with FTD, a form of dementia. More...



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Your community needs you election day

In surrounding Villages, including Babylon to the east and Massapequa Park to the west, candidates are running for office and are unopposed. Not so in Amityville, where we have a crowd of candidates looking to serve the public in public office. More...


Skidmore’s commentary takes a short-sighted view of the Second Amendment

Dear Editor: Re “Guest Commentary” by RD Skidmore, January 23, 2013. More...


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