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June 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Downtown Revitalization Committee tells public success is a work in progress and will take time

The Amityville Village Business Revitalization Committee has been meeting regularly since it was established last year, and is charged with coming up with a list of recommendations for the Village Board shortly, according to Mayor James P. Wandell. More...

Cullinane declines GOP nomination for Sweeney's Assembly seat; Gallo tapped Democrats turn to Kimberly Jean Pierre in November

With rumors circulating to the contrary, Lindenhurst Village Clerk Shawn Cullinane said last week that he will not be seeking the Republican nomination to run for the seat of New York State Assemblyman Bob Sweeney in November. More...

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Schools/Sports

Copiague students are partners in reading

Last school year, Copiague Middle School reading teacher Diane Chimienti created a buddy reading program that allowed sixth- and eighth-graders to read together in an effort to increase reading for enjoyment. More...

Northwest third-graders benefit from Rotary Garden

The Amityville Rotary Club came through for third-graders at Northwest Elementary School in a big way.  More...

Copiague SD students celebrate Mother's Day

In celebration of Mother’s Day on May 11, students throughout the Copiague School District participated in activities that honored mothers and other important female figures. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567   •Museum passes are available for Amityville  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...

BVAC offering art classes for kids

The Babylon Village Arts Council (BVAC) is offering a step-by-step method to learn art for students in grades four to 10. Participants will be taught basic drawing, cartooning, zen doodling and collage skills. More...

DHPAC presents award-winning comedian Rober Klein

The Dix Hills Performing Arts Center will present An Evening with Comedian Robert Klein, Sat., July 5, 7:30 p.m. The multi-award-winning comedian/actor takes the stage in Dix Hills as new generations discover his humor. Tickets start at $40.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON ACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARD Pursuant to provisions of Local Law # 9 of the Babylon Town Code, notice is hereby given that the Town of Babylon  More...

Breaking News - 6/23/2014 6:21 PM

APOs save woman's life with Narcon following heroin overdose - Free Access

Amityville Village Police report the successful use of the drug Narcon in saving the life of an Amityville resident who overdosed on heroin.Amityville Police Lt. More...

Breaking News - 6/23/2014 6:04 PM

Mayor sends e-letter to residents on Brunswick Hospital plan - Free Access

Says board is seeking covenants on site at time it considers zoning change

In an email letter to the community, Mayor James P. Wandell has outlined the Village’s strategy for moving forward with the development of the Brunswick Hospital property.   More...

Farmers' Market not coming to Amityville this year - Free Access

The weather is getting warmer and thoughts of the Amityville Farmers' Market are returning.  Unfortunately, the Market itself will not.   More...

Amityvville Village sets hearing on Brunswick site proposal

The Amityville Village Board set a public hearing for a change of zone for the Brunswick site. The hearing is scheduled for July 14.  More...

Weekend Events:

Friday, June 20   •Suffolk Baby Showers: A Healthy Baby begins with you: hosted by the Suffolk County Health Services Office of Minority Health. Please join us between 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Learn how to care for your soon to be born baby. More...

 

People/Social

Bonitto wins scholarship

Daniel Bonitto, of Copiague, has been awarded a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship for 2014-2015. He will study Chinese in China for the summer.  More...

Please meet the 2014 local scholars

•Kaitlyn Denby, of Copiague, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, West Virginia.  •Graceann Belgiorno, of Amityville, was named to the dean’s list at Belmont Un More...

Awards, installations and more at Amityville Woman’s Club final luncheon of season

The Amityville Woman’s Club held its last luncheon of the season at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club. The Club paid tribute to its outgoing committee chairs and welcomed in a new president and new chairs.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

The centerpiece of Riverhead Raceway action on June 7, 2014 was the Richie Evans Memorial Modified race.  This year’s main event featured twin 50s. Timmy Solomito led all 100 laps with Tom Rogers Jr. in close pursuit the whole way. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

When you think “war dog,” a German Shepherd or Doberman Pinscher probably comes to mind. More...

Obituaries

Theodore Edward Fowler, Sr., Amityville resident and veteran

Theodore Edward Fowler, Sr., (aka Mouse), a longtime resident of Amityville, died May 18, 2014. He was 84 years old.  Mr. Fowler was born on June 3, 1929 in Bay Shore, to Philip Charles and Audrey (Hill) Fowler. More...

Opinion

O.J. Simpson saga is modern day morality play

Twenty years ago, the country was riveted by the story of one of its most famous and admired athletes, O.J. Simpson. More...

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