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March 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Town sticks with Summit for developing The Corner

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 Avenue in North Ami More...

CORRECTION:

A story that appeared in last week's edition, "Amityville Village Board candidates meet their supporters at BVCA event," contained an error. The organization sponsoring the event was the Bay Village Civic Association. It was misidentified. More...

GOP County lawmakers holding budget and taxation hearings

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga and the Republican members of the Suffolk County Legislature have formed a Task Force on Budget and Taxation.  More...

Babylon Town to consider strengthening nuisance law

The Babylon Town Board will hold a public hearing to approve changes to the Town’s code dealing with public nuisances  More...

Nick LaLota

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

Amityville’s downtown is undergoing difficulties and part of the revitalization includes plans to develop retail stores for the Brunswick Hospital Center property on Broadway. Do you support the plan? If so, why? If not, why not?  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Residents invited to support local athletes

The 2014 Junior Olympic Metropolitan Championships will be held Thurs., March 14 to Sat., March 16 at the Nassau County Aquatic Center, 750 F. Stewart Ave., Garden City.  More...

Annual Winter Wonderland at Northwest Elementary

Northwest Elementary School in Amityville once again opened its doors to students and their parents for their annual Winter Wonderland, an evening designed to allow young children and their families to enjoy winter-themed games while sharpening their More...

St. Martin students celebrate Valentine’s Day

Some of thefirst-grade students from the after-school religious education program at St. More...

Obituaries

Milford J. Devine, Sr., Amityville resident, WWII army veteran

Milford J. Devine, Sr., a lifelong resident of Amityville, died Feb. 9, 2014 at Daleview Nursing Home, Farmingdale. He was 91 years old.  More...

Opinion

Andy Powell wins our endorsement for Village trustee

First, everybody calm down. The election in Amityville Village is in less than a week. No matter who wins and who loses, the Village will survive, the debates will continue (thankfully) and the sun will rise again on Wed., March 19. More...

Political Cartoon

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Readers respond to Walters’s letter:

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

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Powell campaign calls for recount - Free Access

LaLota supports move

The Suffolk County Board elections will be conducting a recount of Tuesday’s vote in Amityville Village.The election for Village Trustee was a close one with Trustee Nick LaLota of the Amityville First Party, eking out a win of approximately 80 votes More...

Real estate sales up on Long Island; lots of moving parts for 2014

Real estate data for 2013 for Nassau and Suffolk counties showed that contracted sales through the Multiple Listing Service hit an all-time high in 2013, with 35,078 transactions reported for Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties. More...

Village board puts $20K toward pothole repairs

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. More...

Black History Month celebration at AMHS

“Through centuries of struggle and through the toil of generations, African Americans have claimed rights long denied,” said President Barack Obama in a proclamation proclaiming February National African American History Month. More...

Andy Powell

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

Amityville’s downtown is undergoing difficulties and part of the revitalization includes plans to develop retail stores for the Brunswick Hospital Center property on Broadway. Do you support the plan? If so, why? If not, why not?  More...

Election day is Tuesday, March 18. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. as follows:

7th-Election District , Amityville Public Library, Oak and John Streets 8th-Election District, AUFSD, Park North, Park Avenue and Ireland Place (rear) 9th-Election District, AUFSD, Park North, Park Avenue and Ireland Place (rear) More...

 

People/Social

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•Jillian Griffin, of Amityville, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York.  •Lauren Mmarotta, of Copiague, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester at More...

Amityville Historical Society hosts Suffolk County Historical Societies meeting

The Amityville Historical Society hosted the meeting of Suffolk County Historical Societies (ASCHS) on Sat., Jan. 25 2014. Vincent Ricciuti, deputy director, chaired the event.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

From a rescue perspective, I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567   •On Saturdays, 3 to 3:45 p.m. or 4 to  More...

Events & Calendar

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...

Performances plenty at DHPAC this month

The Dix Hills Performing Arts Center will present the return of Dr. K’s Motown Revue, Sat., March 15 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are just $25-35.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Belle Julz LLC, as a limited liability company. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on January 21 2014. Office location: Suffolk county. More...













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