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October 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Bellone budget calls for zero tax increase

The County’s proposed $2.75 billion budget, which would cut spending to below the 2012 levels, freeze the tax rate and reduce the County’s deficit from $156.6 million to $14.25 million at year’s end, was released last week by S.C. More...

BACCA's Harvest Moon Gala

Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts’ (BACCA’s) Sixth Annual Harvest Moon Gala will be held Thurs., Oct. 17, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Chateau La Mer, 845 South Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst. More...

Vendors wanted for holiday flea market

Vendors are wanted for the Temple B’nai Torah of Wantagh holiday flea market fundraiser, to be held Sun., Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Temple is located at 2900 Jerusalem Ave., Wantagh at Oakfield Avenue. More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, October 11 More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Warriors win close game against Westhampton

The Amityville Warriors defeated Westhampton Beach by a score of 26-25 Sept. 21. Shown in photo are #7 Sean Walters and #6 Cameron Grady of the Warriors. The Varsity team plays Rocky Point at Rocky Point, 2 p.m., Oct. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Belmont Park. The Belmont Stakes. Man O’War. Most folks associate the August Belmonts of North Babylon with horses and racing. However, the Belmont clan was quite influential in the dog world too. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Vivienne DeCiantis, homemaker, at 90

Mrs. Vivienne DeCiantis, a resident of Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home, died Sept. 20, 2013 at the nursing home. She was 90 years old. Mrs. DeCiantis was born on Feb. 19, 1923 in Corona, New York to Vincent and Violet (Guerrero) Ricciuti. More...

Anne M. Onderdonk, teacher at Grace Day School and Unqua Schools in Massapequa, at 75 years old

Anne M. Onderdonk, a longtime resident of Amityville, died Aug. 25, 2013 at her home. She was 75 years old. Mrs. Onderdonk was born on May 21, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York to Gerard and Marie K. (Furey) Onderdonk. More...

Timothy R. McVeety, former Amityville resident, U.S. Marine

Timothy R. McVeety of Chesapeake, Virginia, a former resident of Amityville, died Sept. 15, 2013. He was 79 years old. Timothy, fondly known as “Teddy,” was born on May 25, 1934 in Queens, to Timothy W. and Mary (Murphy) McVeety. 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...

PAMES to get $33K donation for playground

The Amityville School Board is expected to accept the donation of $33,000 from the Nassau County Junior League. The money is to help the district put in a new playground at the Park Avenue Elementary School. More...

Islip Elks Lodge scholarship available to high schoolers

The Islip Elks Lodge is taking steps to help local youth. Elks invest in our nation’s future by helping deserving students attend the colleges of their dreams. More...

DMV starts pilot program to extend hours

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles has started a pilot program to expand its office hours, in an effort to improve customer service, according to Assemblyman Bob Sweeney. More...

External Diploma Program orientation Oct. 16

The External Diploma Program offers adults 21 and over the opportunity to receive credit for their life experiences and earn a traditional high school diploma. More...

 

People/Social

Copiague School District stocks up on school supplies

To guarantee their students are prepared with the necessary school supplies for the upcoming school year, the Copiague School District continued its involvement with the United Way Foundation and Make It Count organization. More...

Amityville resident inducted into Albany State University Football Hall of Fame

Amityville resident Gary Blackler was inducted into the Albany State University Football Hall of Fame on Sept. 21. Blackler attended Patchogue High School and went on to Albany in 1974. 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, October 10 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Ryo Goto to open Massapequa Philharmonic Orchestra’s season

The Massapequa Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of guest conductor Richard Wright, opens its 31st season of free concerts with violinist, Ryu Goto, performing Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole on Sat., Oct. More...

Mental Health Fair Oct. 12

A Health and Mental Health Fair will be held Sat., Oct. 12, noon to 4 p.m. at Grace Community Church, 117 Columbus Blvd., Amityville. For information, call April at 516-286-0864 or email Apryl.Hopkins-Caples@clubhouseofsuffolk.org. More...

Opinion

King’s stand: tough but right

EDITORIAL

The childish tantrums in Washington are a clear reflection on the abysmal lack of leadership on both sides of the aisle, and a failure of those elected to serve to recognize their responsibilities to the American people. More...

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Guns and domestic violence: a lethal mix

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

The Supreme Court has now agreed to hear a case involving whether persons convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors should be prohibited from possessing guns. More...

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