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January 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Town of Babylon announces new yard waste pick-up schedule with 2014 recycling calendar; new system reduced truck miles, increases efficiency

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer would like to remind residents to consult their new 2014 recycling calendars for information on the Town’s new yard waste collection system that will be implemented starting Jan. 2, 2014. More...

Weekend Events:

Saturday, January 18   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville Memorial High School participates in Awareness Weekend

Students from Amityville Memorial High School (AMHS) participated in the two-day Awareness Weekend during November in which they, their family members, teachers and other adults “camped out” at the school for a safe night out, indoors.&nb More...

Walter G. O’Connell High School gives a lesson in shark anatomy

To culminate their study of chondrichthyes, the class comprising the cartilaginous fishes, marine science students in Jonathan Cutolo’s, Jonathan Krawchuk’s and Cassie Matlin’s classes at Walter G. More...

Heroism enhances safety at Edmund W. Miles Middle School in Amityville

One day in the early weeks of the school year, Amityville’s Edmund W. Miles Middle School (EWMMS) physical education teacher and coach Isha Hamilton became a lifesaver. On Sept. 16, during soccer tryouts held just outside the school, Ms.  More...

Events & Calendar

Tour of Historical sites set for Saturday, January 25

A bus tour of homes where people like Will Rogers, Fred Stone and Annie Oakley once lived will be just one part of the Jan. 25 program for members of the Amityville Historical Society. More...

Copiague Union Free School District reminds residents of kindergarten registration

Kindergarten registration for the Copiague Union Free School District will be held at the District Administrative Office, located on the side of Copiague Middle School, 2650 Great Neck Rd., from Feb. 3 to 7, 8:30 to11:30 a.m. More...

Now accepting applicants for Herb Grayson Memorial Scholarship

The Greater Long Island Running Club is now accepting applications for the 30th annual Herb Grayson Memorial Scholarship Award. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF BABYLON - ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to Chapter 213, Article II of the Building Zone Ordinance of the Town of Babylon, notice is hereby given that the Town of Babylon Zoni More...

Community celebrates MLK Day - Free Access

Services held at Bethel A.M.E. Church, Copiague

Bethel A.M.E Church in Copiague celebrated the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Monday, Jan. 20 with a celebration in the church, sponsored by the Commission on Christian Education. More...

Divided Amityville Board approves term limits for mayor and trustees

After weeks of discussion, review, changes and debate, the Amityville Village Board voted, 3-2, to establish term limits for Village Board members. Voting for the proposal were Mayor James P. More...

Dave Smith sworn in as Amityville Police detective; Kyle Miller new APO

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Amityville Police Officer Dave Smith, a member of the department since 1987, was recently promoted to detective. He assumes the post formerly held by Det. Bruce Pescitelli who retired. More...

 

People/Social

Rose Iamesi and Violet Ruberto win Team Bocce tourny

Rose Iamesi, right, of Amityville, partnered with Violet Ruberto of Lindenhurst as winners of the Two Woman Team Bocce tournament held at Tanner Park in Babylon. More...

Richard Benjamin Gambella III receives Congressional Nomination

Richard Benjamin Gambella III (Ben) received a Congressional Nomination to the United States Merchant Marine Academy. On Dec. More...

BVCA Holiday Cocktail Party held at Vittorio’s

Following the first measurable snow of the season, members of the Bay Village Civic Association celebrated the holidays on Tues., Dec. 10.  Many members gathered together and the entire restaurant was filled with conversation and smiles. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Sensational Babylon Westminster News: On Feb. 12, a 19th century oil painting by J. M. More...

Obituaries

Joan Siry, longtime Amityville Village resident, St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church parishioner

Joan Siry, the mother of Amityville Village Trustee Dennis Siry, died Dec. 20, 2013 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home in Amityville. She was 86 years old.  More...

Opinion

We’re fighting to keep police information available to the public

EDITORIAL

Regular readers of the Massapequa Post, Babylon Beacon and Amityville Record may have noticed a reduction in the number of police incidents reported each week in the Police Blotter columns. More...

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The musings of a low-home South Shore dweller

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

As a result of Hurricane Sandy, there are lots of homes still being repaired in my neighborhood, south of Merrick Road in Amityville. More...













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