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March 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville resident Joe Turner honored

Town of Babylon Celebrates Black History Month Honoring Members of the Community 2013

Longtime Amityville resident and local photographer Joe Turner was honored by the Town of Babylon with the Community Service Award during a Black History Month celebration in February. More...

Improvements worth making before selling your home

NewsUSA: If you’re one of those homeowners who’s been moaning about how hard it’s been trying to sell your house, your bargaining power hasn’t been completely devastated just because aflood of new foreclosures is expected to h More...

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Pets pets pets

The Nassau County Emergency Pet Shelter at Mitchel Field officially closed last Saturday with County Executive Ed Mangano presenting citations to veteran volunteers. More...

Events & Calendar

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...

Charity tennis event for world hunger March 23

Stop World Hunger, Inc. announced its schedule of tennis events for the 2013 season. This year marks the 33rd year of Stop World Hunger’s charity tennis event for famine relief. More...

Participants needed for Cancer Society research

Mercy Medical Center is seeking local residents to participate in an historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS-by Kevin Eastwood

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EDITORIAL

Sandy hit local stores hard too

Many homeowners have suffered tremendously as a result of Hurricane Sandy and are trying desperately to get back on their feet, into their homes and back to some semblance of a normal life. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Local government—and local voters—should have a say building casinos

Whatever your opinion on the appropriateness of allowing full-scale commercial casinos in New York— there are good arguments for and against—common sense instructs that local government be included in the decision of whether they belong i More...

Amityville Village presents budget options for 2013-14

New Mayor and board to make final decison on tax increase

by Carolyn JamesA preliminary budget with an increase of between 1.96 and 8.84 percent, was presented by Amityville Village Mayor Peter T. Imbert March 25. More...

Amityville passes ZBA exemption for those who want to raise their homes

Amityville Village passed a law last week that allows homeowners within the flood zone to raise their homes a foot above base flood elevation without having to go to the Board of Appeals for prior approval. More...

Want to raise your home? Here are some things to consider

For the Gargiulo family of Babylon, Hurricane Sandy was only the first disaster to strike their home. The second occurred as a contractor attempted to raise the home above the flood elevation weeks later. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Children’s Author Tanji Dewberry visits Northwest Elementary

Tanji Dewberry’s book focuses on how to control your emotions when things don’t always go your way. She shared this message with the students at Northwest Elementary. More...

Amityville Memorial HS students participate in the portable planetarium

Students and instructors were able to enter an inflated planetarium for a realistic visual of what they were learning about. On the walls were projections of 1,500 stars as well as images of galaxies and the Milky Way. More...

Operation Happy Feet throughout Copiague school district

Throughout the Copiague School District, students have been hosting fundraisers for food, clothing, school supplies and toys this holiday season. At Walter G. More...

Obituaries

Obituary: Thomas Tyler, member of Narrasketuck Yacht Club in Amityville

Thomas Tyler loved the outdoors and spent his childhood in Bellerose where he and his brother enjoyed fishing and hunting. As an adult, he spent a lot of time sailing on the Great South Bay as a member of several local sailing clubs. More...

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS The TOWN OF BABYLON Commissioner of General Services will receive sealed proposals for BID #13G28 LEAF BAGS: CLEAR PLASTIC BID #13G29 LOCK & ACCESSORIES until 10:00 a.m. on THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2013 at the Town Hall, 200 E. More...

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NOTICE OF FORMATION, CDM MANAGEMENT GROUP LLC. Artsof Org filed with NY Sec ofState (SSNY) on 1/30/13.Office: Suffolk County.SSNY designated as agentof LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNYshall mail process to: 14 Ireland Place, W. More...













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