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February 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 2/28/2014 4:29 PM

Town hears from developer of The Corner

Schaffer says he's confident plan will move forward

By Carolyn JamesReiterating his company’s commitment to the Vision Plan for the corner of Great Neck Road and Albany Avenue, North Amityville, Jim Kaplan of Summit Real Estate Development, Manhattan, told the Babylon Town Board on Tuesday that his co More...

Amityville Village beach plans get close review by officials and residents

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Residents raised questions, aired concerns and sought information on plans for the Village beach at the Amityville Board meeting Feb. 10. More...

Residents ask Town of Babylon officials to include snow removal regs in news housing complex covenants

A 28-foot high mound of snow sits across the street from the home of James Marin on Muncie Road in West Babylon and borders the property of his neighbor Mike Hanahan. More...

Weekend Events

Friday, February 28   • Baby, It’s Cold Outside 7-8:30 p.m. Warm up with soup and biscuits: presented by Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott. $5 fee at registration. North Babylon Library, 815 Deer Park Ave., 631- 669-4020. More...

Special Sections

People/Social

Perfect invitations for your special day

A printed invitation is the first glimpse family and friends of a bride and groom will get into the kind of wedding the couple is planning. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Overpopulation is the greatest problem facing cats. More...

Obituaries

Remig C. Jahrsdoerfer, Our Lady of Lourdes Church parishioner and usher, World War II Army Veteran

by Carolyn James  Remig C. Jahrsdoerfer served his country with the third Chemical Mortar Battalion, Patton’s 7th Army from 1942 to 1946. More...

Opinion

Agreement reached with SCPD on FOI issues

EDITORIAL

As a result of numerous conversations and negotiations with the Suffolk County Police Department, we are happy to report that we have reached an agreement with regard to information for the weekly Police Blotter column. (See editorial Jan.  More...

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School Boards wrestle with issues involving new veterans’ tax exemption

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Nearly seven in 10 school board members (69 percent) who responded to an informal poll by the New York State School Boards Association oppose adopting a proposed “alternative veterans’ exemption” that would provide a new property ta More...

Breaking News - 3/6/2014 10:26 PM

Amityville Village hires extra help to fix potholes

Amityville Village entered into an agreement to use a Babylon Town contractor to assist Village Highway workers with filling potholes. The decision to spend $20,000 for the work was made at the village’s meeting Feb. 24, after some discussion. More...

Breaking News - 3/5/2014 6:55 PM

Town recommits to Summit plan for The Corner - Free Access

March 5, 2014: Babylon Town officials announced yesterday that the Town would be moving forward to work with Summit Real Estate Development Corporation of Manhattan, the company that was awarded the bid for property at Great Neck Road and Albany Aven More...

Breaking News - 2/28/2014 11:50 AM

Woman killed in one-car crash in Amityville - Free Access

Police investigating accident

Shortly before 4 a.m. today, a woman operating a vehicle on Merrick Road veered off the road and was killed at the scene. More...

Amityville Village officials researching fine increases

Amityville Village Trustee Dennis Siry has done some initial research into the question of how the Village’s fees and fines compare to other Villages. What he found, he said, is that many of them are well below those of other Villages.  More...

Thieves steal bronze vases from Pinelawn Cemetery, Farmingdale

Suffolk County Police arrested three people for stealing bronze vases from a Farmingdale cemetery. More...

Mayor's Social in Amityvlle Sunday March 2

It's a sure sign of spring when the Amityville Mayor's Social is scheduled. This year's event will be held Sun., March 2, from 3 to 7 p.m. More...

 

Election

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Candidates for Village trustee respond to questions

Nick LaLota

Question: Opponents said they believe you have political aspirations and that this election is just “a stepping stone” for you to higher political office. How do you respond?  More...

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Candidates for Village trustee respond to questions

Andy Powell

Question: Your opponent is chief of staff for New York State Sen. Phil Boyle and has experience in government and government operations. You have never served in public office before. What will you bring to the position?  More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

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

Suffolk County Office for the Aging Senior Citizen of the Year nominations are being accepted through March 13

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer Du- Wayne Gregory is accepting nominees from the 15th Legislative District for ‘Senior Citizen of the Year,’ the Suffolk County Office for the Aging and the Suffolk County Senior Citizens Advis More...

New law prohibits unsolicited checks and protects consumers

If you have a credit card or any line of credit, you’ve probably received ‘convenience checks’ from the banks or financial institutions who issued them, without your having requested them. Now a new law sponsored by N.Y. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation of Jurassic Jungle LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on 11/25/2013. Office located in Suffolk County. More...













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