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October 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 11/3/2014 8:02 PM

Ghosts & Goblins and more march in annual Ragamuffin parade

There were ghosts and goblins, skeletons and scary creatures all marching in the annual Thomas Smith Ragamuffin Parade in Amityville. More...

Amityville Warriors don pink socks to support breast cancer research

It has been a difficult ride so far for the Amityville football program.  Despite coming into the 2014 football season ranked in the preseason at fourth in Suffolk Division III, the Warriors are still in search of their first win of the season.& More...

Special Village meeting

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Amityville will hold a Special Meeting at the Village Hall Court Room, 21 Ireland Place, Amityville, New York on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at 8:15 A.M.   More...

Republican, Democrat and Conservative candidates fight for the open seat in the 11th Assembly district

After 26 years of service as Assemblyman for the 11th District, Robert Sweeney has decided he will not be running for reelection this November. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

DeLand of Amityville completes Infantry Officer Course

U.S. Marine Corps Second Lt. Daniel P. DeLand, son of Arlene G. DeLand of Amityville, successfully completed the Infantry Oficer Course in Quantico, VA on June 20, 2014. More...

St. Martin of Tours safety patrol assists students from cars

St. Martin of Tours eighth-grade safety patrol students assisted students from their cars and provided an umbrella escort into the school on a rainy school day.   More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

Although the 2014 Riverhead Raceway season is history, not all drivers put their cars in the garage until next spring.  My valuable assistant, Maria Gerdik, hit the road on a recent weekend. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Are you ready for another Afghan Hound rescue saga? This time of year I edit the stories for the pinup pups that will be featured in next year’s Afghan Hound Club of America Rescue calendar. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Joan Gardner Carruthers, Amityville resident and former Amityville school district bus dispatcher

Nancy Joan Gardner Carruthers, a longtime resident of Amityville, died at Tranquility House Hospice Kennesaw Mountain Hospice in Marietta, Georgia. She was 81 years old.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation, On The Job For You Landscaping, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of New York (SSNY) on 4/07/14. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated for service of process. More...

Breaking News - 11/5/2014 6:54 PM

Publishing is in the Blood - Free Access

Happy Birthday Amityville Record at 110!

The following is a speech given by Rob Gunnison, grandson of the Amityville Record’s founder and owner Charles Delano, and the son of Walter and Jessie Gunnison who ran the newspaper for decades. More...

Breaking News - 11/5/2014 3:31 AM

Voters make their voices heard at the polls

In one of the more closely watched races of this political season, Republican Michael Venditto defeated his Democratic opponent Dave Denenberg last night for the 8th District seat formerly held by New York State Senator Charles Fuschillo. More...

Welcome Artspace - Free Access

Amityville Village Welcomes Artspace Meeting tonite at 7 p.m. AMHS  More...

IN THE NEWS

Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m., a public meeting with Artspace will be held at the Amityville Memorial High School Auditorium. See Mayor Wandell's column, Page 11.   More...

Fall WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, October 31   •Afternoon of Games at the Copiague library, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631- 691-1111. More...

Propositions on Ballot

PROPOSAL NUMBER ONE, AN AMENDMENT   More...

Also on the ballot November 4th

The New York State Unified Court System has published a nonpartisan online voter guide for the public with information about candidates for elective judicial office. More...

 

People/Social

North Amityville World War I soldiers awarded Croix de Guerre by French government

The Brooklyn Eagle reporter, who wrote about his Albany Avenue walk in 1875 had to pass by George William Fowler’s much larger property with the homestead located closer to the creek. More...

Artspace is coming to Amityville

Artspace, a national non-profit organization providing moderate-cost lodging for artists and artisans, is sending representatives to our Village to explore building a residential Center for the Arts.  Representatives from Artspace will be visiti More...

Rev. Thomas Humphrey of Amityville honored

Rev. Thomas Humphrey of Amityville was honored by NYS Assemblyman Phil Ramos at a breakfast hosted by Labor Council for Latin American Advancement. 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.  THURSDAY, October 30   More...

Copiague calling for non-perishable donations before November 29

The Copiague VFW at 270 Trouville Road, Copiague will be shipping non-perishable items and sundries to service men and women overseas. More...

Alzheimer’s fundraiser at Sunrise Senior Living Nov. 6

Sunrise Senior Living of West Babylon is auctioning baskets to raise funds to support, educate and improve the lives of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. The event will be held Thurs, Nov. 6, 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Opinion

The Record’s endorsements, 2014

EDITORIAL

Next Tuesday is Election Day and with this edition, we end our coverage of local elections, which, we hope, has helped our readers to know the candidates better and make more informed choices. More...

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