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April 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 4/22/2014 5:05 PM

ASD proposes annual memorial for Dr. John Williams - Free Access

When the Amityville School Board member Dr. Kathleen Corbett was trying to think of a proper way to memorialize  John Williams Ed.D., who died Feb. 4, 2014,  she remembered the first time she met the popular school Superintendent. More...

Venetian Yacht Club settles suit with employees over wages; admits no wrongdoing

A class action lawsuit taken out against the Venetian Yacht Club, formerly John Anthony’s on the Water, in Babylon has been settled, with the owners of the popular Babylon Village catering Hall agreeing to pay up to $3.5 million in money allege More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Track stars shine at Amityville Memorial High School

Congratulations to boys winter track stars Travon Duncan, Hassan Matthews, Kaashief Morgan and Brenden Paula for achieving All-County and All-Long Island status. More...

St. Martin's fourth-grade basketball team winning hard

With a roster of seven, members of St. Martin’s fourth-grade Boys CYO team played four games in just over a week to win the St. Raphael’s (East Meadow) Winter Tournament in February. 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...

S.C. Leg. Stern to host "Month of the Military Child" event

S.C. Leg. Steve Stern, chairman of the Veterans and Seniors Committee, is hosting a free event for children of active-duty military personnel, National Guard and reservists on Sat., May 10, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. More...

Come to LOL Comedy Night May 1

On Thurs., May 1, join Last Hope Animal Rescue at Governor’s in Levittown for LOL Comedy Night. Tickets are $20 (all of which is donated to Last Hope) and there is a two-drink minimum (which can be soda, coffee, etc.). More...

Opinion

Let’s fight another legal assault against our Pledge of Allegiance

A family, which chose to remain anonymous, is suing a school in New Jersey over the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Lesson from a teacher: Often it’s the simple things that matter most

The end of the semester was busy with students complaining about their grades and wanting to know if there was any way they could make up for their lack of diligence during the semester. More...

Breaking News - 4/28/2014 6:16 PM

Busy weekend in Amityville

It as a busy weekend in Amityville as several local organizations held events.On Friday night, the Amityville Rotary held its wine tasting event at the Amityville Club. More...

Breaking News - 4/24/2014 2:38 PM

AMHS evacuated following bomb scare - Free Access

Nothing found during police search

Amityville Village and Suffolk County Police evacuated the Amityville Memorial High School this morning after receiving a call in which an individual said there was a bomb in the school.Police immediately responded to the school and did a sweep of th More...

Village to bring in budget under state cap

The Amityville Village Board continues to work on its budget for the coming year. With figures last week showing a proposed tax levy increase of 6.17 percent, Mayor James P. More...

Shed the meds: New expansion program to collect old and unneeded prescription drugs

S.C. Exec. Steve Bellone was joined by Suffolk and Town officials recently to announce the expansion of a program to collect and dispose of old or unneeded prescription medications to reduce drug abuse and protect the environment.   More...

 

People/Social

Precautions can help prevent Lyme and other tick-borne dseases

New Yorkers are being advised by the governor and state health officials to take precautions to prevent diseases that are transmitted by ticks as springtime weather arrives throughout the state. More...

NSLIJ patients to have access to their health information online

North Shore-LIJ Health System patients will soon have 24/7 access to their health information online. More...

YOUR AMAZING BRAIN Five brain fitness tips

Here’s an idea to think about: To stay mentally sharp, sustained effort is key. It takes work to keep a complicated organ such as your brain in optimum condition.  Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be complicated. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” - a saying inside a fortune cookie  More...

Obituaries

Patricia A. Hilbert, local resident and former teacher

Funeral services will be held Fri., April 25 for Patricia A. Hilbert, a longtime resident of Massapequa who had close ties to the Amityville community. She died April 4, 2014 at Apex Rehabilitation Center in Huntington Station. More...

Robert D. Poole, Amity resident and graduate, construction worker

Robert D. Poole, a longtime resident of Amityville and graduate of Amityville Memorial High School, died March 5. He was 69 years old.  Mr. Poole was born in Alabama to Lee and Christine (Gregory) Poole. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE is hereby given that the PLANNING BOARD of the Village of Amityville will hold a Public Hearing at the Amityville Village Court Room, 21 Ireland Place, Amityville, N.Y. More...













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