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July 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Village mulls anti-bamboo legislation

The Amityville Village Board is considering a law to limit the growth and proliferation of bamboo. The board is expected to hold a public hearing on the issue in September and Mayor James P. More...

Community leaders unite to keep Town clean

Town of Babylon's Beautification Committee holds inaugural meeting

Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined with members of the Town Board to welcome the newly appointed ambassadors of the Town of Babylon’s Beautification Committee at their first meeting. More...

Correction on Meadow Lane article

An article that appeared in the June 25 edition about the possible construction of town houses on Meadow Lane contained some incorrect information. The location is on Meadow Lane off of South Bayview Avenue. We apologize for the error.   More...

WEEKEND EVENTS

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Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Travon Duncan shines for Amityville in state championships

When you want to be the best, you must face the best. The Amityville boys track program aims to be the best, and for Long Island they are about as good as it comes. More...

Eight seniors from Amityville receive scholarships

The Kiwanis Club of Amityville handed out eight scholarships to Amityville seniors this year. The scholarships were based on academics, community service, athletics and school participation. More...

Please meet some of the 2014 local scholars

•Monika Sulima, of Copiague, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.  •Abigail Agostino, of Amityville, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at The State 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...

Give It One Jazz Orchestra tributes Maynard Ferguson July 18

The Dix Hills Performing Arts Center will present A Tribute to the Legendary Maynard Ferguson with the Give It One Jazz Orchestra featuring leader and trumpet soloist Ryan Resky, Fri., July 18, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and $30.  More...

U.S. Power Squadron offers Safe Boating classes

Safe boating courses, free vessel safety checks and more are available from America’s Boating Club®, the United States Power Squadrons®. With squadrons across Long Island, there’s one near you. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Qualification of BIP Investments LLC. Authority filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 5/20/14. Office location: Suffolk County. More...

Breaking News - 7/11/2014 4:29 PM

Amityville gets $215K grant for fire department - Free Access

$2,900 investment for grant writer pays off, says Mayor

by Carolyn JamesAlmost a year ago, Mayor James P. Wandell read in Newsday that there were grants available from the federal government for fire departments. More...

Breaking News - 7/7/2014 3:34 PM

Amityville On Parade - Free Access

Celebrating the Fourth and honoring Lou Howard Sr.
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Amityville Kiwanis Club to be featured in documentary this month

Amityville Kiwanis was successful in securing a $2,000 grant for the Amityville School District recently, and now the Kiwanis International Foundation is recognizing the Club. More...

Career and Educational Counseling Center hosts Disability Awareness Conference

The l6th Annual Disability Awareness Conference, Innovate, Integrate and Motivate, held recently at South Oaks Hospital provided valuable information to more than 70 health care professionals and community members.  The free, full-day conferenc More...

Rezoning hearing for BHC site set for Monday

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...

 

People/Social

Eleanor Cecilia Leslie and Charles Evans Brown wed June 11

Eleanor Cecilia Leslie and Charles Evans Brown, members of the North Amityville Senior Center, were married June 11, 2014 at True Life Church of God, Wyandanch in a ceremony officiated by Rev. Hilford Allen, pastor. More...

IN THE NEWS

Rain held off the Amityville Fourth of July Parade this year until July 5th, but there were plenty of smiles and marchers and onlookers to make it a great day. Honored was Lou Howard Sr. More...

Community remembers Sup't. Dr. John Williams

One of the things that Dr. John Williams loved to do the most was interact with students and members of the Amityville School community. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Call it medical metamorphosis. AMC TO THE RESCUE is about to work another miracle. More...

Obituaries

Sister Rosemary Giebel, O.P., sister of Saint Dominic of Amityville

Sister Rosemary Giebel (Sister Wendelin Marie), a Dominican Sister for 65 yea4s, died Fri., June 27, 2014. She was 85 years old.  More...

Mable E. von Essen, Copiague resident, Amity H.S. graduate and member of the Chancel and Gospel Choirs

Mable E. von Essen, a lifelong resident of Copiague and graduate of Amityville Memorial High School, died June 8, 2014 at the age of 93.  Born in Copiague in 1920 to Lulu (Wortman) and J. More...

Opinion

Violence has many causes; its solutions many fronts

We have always lived in a violent world. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

The key to weathering hurricane season is to be prepared

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor:  As Tropical Storm Arthur, thefirst tropical storm of the season, was a reminder that we are in hurricane season, it is crucial for all of our residents, especially our seniors and people with special needs, to be prepared for this, More...













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