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May 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Village strikes a deal with developer of Wellington Park Villas

A meeting to finalize an agreement between the Village of Amityville and the developer of Wellington Park Villas is scheduled to take place today. More...

A sign of greatness: Babylon honors Amityville's boys basketball champions

Members of the Amityville Memorial High School varsity boys basketball team, along with coaches and school and district officials, stood on the school front lawn. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets pets pets

Nice news! Shelter dogs and cats are now Colorado’s official state pet. Last week Governor John Hickenlooper, accompanied by his own shelter rescue dog, Sky, signed the bill into law at Denver’s shelter. More...

Events & Calendar

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, May 23 •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. For info., call 631-264-0300. More...

Correction: County Treasurer Angie Carpenter reminds residents of upcoming property tax deadline

Suffolk County Treasurer, Angie Carpenter wants to remind everyone of the upcoming deadline for payment of property taxes. Taxes are payable to the local Receiver of Taxes in your town from Dec. 1 up to and including May 31. More...

This Weekend’s Events:

Jones Beach Boardwalk officially opens

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced today that the Jones Beach State Park Boardwalk is officially reopened for the 2013 summer season. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLICHEARINGTOWN OF BABYLON- ZONING BOARD OFAPPEALSPursuant to Chapter 213,Article II of the BuildingZone Ordinance of theTown of Babylon, notice ishereby given that the Townof Babylon Zoning Board ofAppeals will hold a PublicHearing at Ba More...

We Remember - Free Access

The Babylon Town 9/11 Memorial at Cedar Beach, Babylon, where the 9/11 families commemorated this year’s Memorial Day to honor Americans who died in the service of their country.  Photo by Ralph Ascoli More...

• IN THE NEWS •

Amityville VFW to host Memorial Day Parade Monday

The Sgt. John J. Kreyer VFW Post 7223 of Amityville will be hosting the Memorial Day Parade, Mon., May 27. Ceremonies will be held at 10 a.m. at the Village Gazebo and the parade will begin following the observance. More...

Dedication at Tanner Park in memory of Pat Kaphan, Town Babylon employee

Pat Kaphan was a woman who believed that it was important to do something good every day. She passed that philosophy on to her children through word and by example as a volunteer with the Babylon Democratic Party and an advocate for senior citizens. More...

 

People/Social

OLA holds its annual May Crowning

In honor of the month of Mary, Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Copiague held its annual May Crowning on May 5. More...

Library

At your library

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567 More...

Obituaries

Wilfred J. Gray, former principal, director of athletics and technology for Amityville School District; Navy veteran

Wilfred J. Gray, a former longtime resident of Amityville and principal in the Amityville School District, died March 26, 2013 at Golden Living Center, Newton, Massachusetts. He was 88 years old . Mr. Gray was born in North Merrick on Nov. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

The legacy today’s graduates inherit

This month across the country we celebrate and commemorate two events, graduations and Memorial Day. One prompts us to look to the future, while the other at the past. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

The bravery of four chaplains

On Feb. 3, 1943, the United States Army Transport Dorchester – a converted luxury liner – was crossing the North Atlantic, transporting more than 900 troops to an American base in Greenland. More...

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