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January 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Leg. Gregory elected presiding officer; McCaffrey sworn in as new legislator

In an historical move on Thursday, the Suffolk County Legislature elected Babylon lawmaker Du Wayne Gregory as its presiding officer. He is the first African American to serve in that post.  More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, January 10   •Lamar Peters Rock and Review Show at St. Paul’s Lutheran church, 147 Park Ave., Amityville. The cost is $15 per person and includes refreshments. To reserve call Cindy 631-806-8685.  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Copiague H.S. students of 2013 and 2014 earn advanced placement scholar awards

Fifty members of the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School classes of 2013 and 2014 have earned Advanced Placement Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP examinations taken last spring.  More...

Amityville H.S. students attend annual tour of historical black colleges

Thirty Amityville Memorial High School (AMHS) juniors and seniors boarded a charter bus for this year’s installation of the school’s annual Tour of Historical Black Colleges. More...

St. Martin students participate in Fire Safety Month

Miss Romanelli’s pre-kindergarten class at St. Martin of Tours, Amityville, celebrated Fire Safety Month. The students learned about the parts of the fire truck, how to stay safe around fire and how to stop, drop and roll. Mr. 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...

Remembering Pearl Harbor

On Sat., Dec. More...

Save a life and donate blood at St. Martin of Tours community blood drive January 15

St. Martin of Tours Church will hold a community blood drive, Wed., Jan. 15, 3:45 to 9:45 p.m. The church is located at 41 Union Ave., Amityville. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation, RDT Properties LLC Articles of Organization Filed with the Secretary of New York (SSNY) on 10/10/13 Office Location: Suffolk County SSNY designated for service of process & shall mail copies More...

Amityville Village asking BHC for traffic study before considering rezoning request

The Amityville Village Board, which is considering an application by Brunswick Hospital for a zoning change for its site on Route 110 and Louden Avenue, continues to review the proposal plan for the construction of retail buildings there, and has rai More...

First snowstorm of 2014 blankets Long Island

Town and Village officials all reported during Friday’s storm, the first in 2014, that workers were out continuing to plow out streets and that crews would continue to work through Friday and into Saturday. More...

Senator Fuschillo makes surprise announcement of his resignation; names raised to replace longtime lawmaker

In a move that surprised most, including some political insiders, New York State Senator Chuck Fuschillo stepped down from office to assume the post as CEO of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. More...

 

People/Social

The Kiwanis Club of Amityville

“2013 Holiday Homes Tour” Held on Saturday, December 7th, 2013
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Local seniors visit Walter G. O’Connell H.S. for annual Senior to Senior Dinner

A few snow flurries couldn’t keep the local seniors from visiting Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School and taking part in the annual Senior to Senior Dinner.  More...

Holiday Sing-along held at Edmund Miles Middle School

The Amityville Parent-Teacher Council (APTC) recently held its annual Holiday Sing-along at Edmund Miles Middle School (EWMMS), an evening of song, raffles, desserts and other holiday fun.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The letter below comes from Chris Elton, director of Babylon Town Shelter: Happy New Year! Now that we have wrapped up 2013 and move into the new year, it’s a good time to reflect on our year here at the shelter. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

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

Obituaries

Alfred J. Russo, a 50-year resident of Amityville, longtime member of St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church

Alfred J. Russo, a 50-year resident of Amityville, died Dec. 6, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn. He was 85 years old.  Mr. Russo was born in Brooklyn, to Pasquale and Antoinette (Laboro) Russo. More...

Sister Mary Ann Tirelli (Sister Margaret Louis), order of Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville

On the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dec. 12, 2013, Sister Mary Ann Tirelli was called home to God. She was 77 years of age and had devoted 58 years to religious life as a Sister of St. Dominic.  More...

Opinion

Cold? Well it’s winter

Okay, it’s cold. We know that. And, the public commentary below, compliments of AccuWeather, tells us why. The question now is what, if anything, we can do about it.  More...

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Cold? Blame the polar vortex

As the coldest air in 20 years surges into major population centers in the United States, many are raising eyebrows over its rare cause: the positioning of the polar vortex. More...













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