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September 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Sister Barbara Schwarz of Amityville wins Fra Angelico Award

The Fra Angelico Award 2013 was presented to Barbara Schwarz OP by the Dominican Institute for the Arts (DIA) gathered in Columbus, Ohio, Fri., Aug. 2. It is the highest award the organization gives. More...

Coming Up This Weekend

Friday, September 13 •Dance program will be offered for ages two to five with a parent. From 10 to 11 a.m. at the Amityville library Oak and John Streets, 631-264-0567. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville’s Narrasketuck Yacht Club host to Great South Bay sailors

Amityville’s Narrasketuck Yacht Club was host to Great South Bay sailors on Sat., Aug. 17 and Sun., Aug. 18. After registration, with coffee and bagels, the sailors headed for the race course. The winds were light from north and east. More...

Copiague School District students get a sneak peak of new buildings

Incoming sixth- and ninth-graders in the Copiague School District received sneak peeks of their new buildings as the Copiague Middle School and Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School hosted separate orientations and barbecues. More...

Amityville HS Applebee’s hold flapjack fundraiser

Approximately 30 Amityville Memorial High School students took over Applebee’s in Farmingdale and served, hosted, bussed tables and cashiered during a flapjack breakfast hosted by the restaurant to raise money for the school’s annual Tour 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. More...

Bereavement support group every Monday in October

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center’s Pastoral Care Department will be providing a bereavement support group to community members mourning the loss of a loved one. The sessions will be held Mondays through Oct. More...

Registration and tryouts for CYO basketball this September

There will be registration for CYO basketball at St. Martin’s Gym, 30 Union Ave., Amityville, Sat., Sept. 14, noon to 2 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 15, 1 to 3 p.m. and Mon., Sept. 16. Registration can also be done by mail. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLICHEARINGTOWN OF BABYLON -ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant 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 More...

Residents challenge Amity Zoning Board of Appeals on Ceglio decision

Five Amityville residents have filed a legal challenge against the Amityville Zoning Board of Appeals charging that the board’s decision to permit an accessory building on a single-family lot to be used as a separate residence was in error and More...

Babylon Town "carves" out new skate park at Tanner Park in Copiague

A contract has finally been awarded to refurbish the existing skate park in Tanner Park of Copiague. More...

Political moves help shape November's ballot

Babylon Town Councilman Anthony Martinez, who is running for another four-year term in November, has received cross endorsement from the Babylon Town Republican Party. More...

 

People/Social

Spooked by hurricanes, homeowners make storm-proofing upgrades

(NewsUSA) - All those monster hurricanes have apparently spooked homeowners worse than just about any disaster film Hollywood ever produced. More...

Enhance your sports watching experience with the right light

(NewsUSA) - Football season is here, and baseball playoffs are just around the corner, which means it is also time to get your entertainment area in shape for family and guests. More...

Woman’s Club holds a fine summer supper

The Amityville Woman’s Club held its annual summer supper, Sun., Aug. 25 in the pavilion at the Amityville Beach with a theme of Margaritaville. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

In columns past, I tossed out the “hair of the dog.” Not in the hangover sense, but as a novel marketing strategy for Clairol® and L’Oreal®. More...

Hot Laps by Michael Perricone

•The Riverhead Raceway winners on Sat., Aug. 24, 2013 had extra motivation on their side. A five-week suspension is not recommended for everybody, but it worked for modified pilot Tom Rogers, Jr. More...

Obituaries

Sister Marianella Amerson of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville

Sister Marianella Amerson of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, died Aug. 31, 2013. She was 87 years old and would have celebrated her 68th year as a Sister of St. Dominic. More...

Opinion

Staring down hunger, hunger won

EDITORIAL

Sometimes, the plight of the poor is a hidden drama, particularly in suburbia where we take the effectiveness of the services available to those in need for granted. Sometimes it hits you in the face. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Tax payers shouldn’t be subsidizing the tired, old, ineffective rebuilding efforts

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor: Government’s Emergency Management Mitigation Policies Smell! (See Amityville Record, Aug. 28, 2013, Page 4.) More...

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