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January 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Amity Village board looking for "fare-ness" in new taxi law

After reviewing the codes of other municipalities and putting together a draft for one in Amityville that would strengthen the permit requirements for taxi drivers in the Village, the Village board announced last week that they needed more time to re More...

Village discussing cutting cost of LIRR permits for non-resident parkers

In an effort to bring more people into Amityville, and eventually more foot traffic in the business district, the Amityville Village Board will be discussing whether to reduce the annual cost for non-resident parking permits at the railroad. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Copiague athletesfight against breast cancer

To commemorate October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the girls varsityfield hockey and soccer teams at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School held separate fundraisers.  More...

Character Counts assembly at Northwest

Students at Northwest School, in the Amityville School District, held their Character Counts assembly on Nov. 7 with an emphasis on name-calling and bullying.  More...

St. Martin students learn about numbers

Students in Whitney Reyes’ kindergarten class at St. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567   More...

Events & Calendar

RECORD CALENDAR

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...

Become a soccer referee

Since its inception over four decades ago, the Long Island Soccer Referees Association (LISRA) has been providing officials for Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL) and Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) games. More...

Host a Fresh Air child this summer

The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit agency, has provided free summer experiences to more than 1.8 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877. Fresh Air children are boys and girls, from six to 18 years old. More...

Opinion

Give in to the forces of winter and enjoy the glory of snow

By the time you are reading this newspaper, the storm will be over and we will be in the midst of cleaning up and clearing out. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Public corruption has reached a tipping point

On Wednesday afternoon, all eyes were on Gov. Cuomo’s “2015 Opportunity Agenda” – a presentation outlining his policy vision andfinancial plan for the coming year. More...

Breaking News - 2/2/2015 3:12 PM

Amityville Village issues ice warning - Free Access

With predictions of sub-freezing temperatures, crews from our Department of Public Works spent the morning and early afternoon clearing access to drains and we were successful in getting some of the freezing rain and melted snow down the d More...

Breaking News - 2/2/2015 11:57 AM

Exhibit at Amityville Library honors locals during Black History Month - Free Access

The Amityville Library has a special exhibit throughout the month of February in recognition of Black History Month. The event honors local people of color and families with photos and documentation that goes back to the Civil War. More...

Turner honored for community service by Bethel AME Church

Longtime Amityville resident and local photographer Joe Turner was recognized by Bethel AME Church pastor Rev. Keith Hayward and the congregation. More...

 

People/Social

Colby College names Daniel G. Lugo of Amityville V.P. for College and Student Advancement

Colby College in Waterville, Maine, was named Daniel G. Lugo, originally of Amityville, vice president for college and student advancement, President David A. Greene announced Thurs., Jan. 15. More...

Outstanding service to church

Pastor Robert L. Burgess, the pastor of Grace Community Church, Amityville awarded Sister Michelle Whitaker and Sister Lisa Crandle service awards for outstanding service to the church.   More...

Copiague Superintendent Charles A. Leunig announces retirement

On Jan. 12, the Copiague School District Board of Education accepted the resignation for the purposes of retirement of Superintendent of Schools Charles A. Leunig, effective Aug. 31, while simultaneously appointing Associate Superintendent Dr. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Hot Laps

Riverhead Raceway competitor Rob McCormick started the New Year of right by capturing second place in the Hangover 150 Enduro Race at Showtime Speedway in Florida on Jan. 1, 2015.  More...

Pets, Pets. Pets

Get ready! The 139th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is less than three weeks away. In recent years there have been two press conferences - one in January and one in February - with previews of new breeds and what to expect in the show. More...

Gilgo Beach picnic an important event in colored social circle

As we walk up the east side of Albany Avenue towards the Native American Payne Cemetery, we must talk about the social activities organized by the early families with indigenous ancestry in the Hamlet of North Amityville. More...

Obituaries

Louis E. Walz, World War II Navy veteran

Louis (Lew) E. Walz, a longtime resident of Massapequa, died peacefully on Nov. 29, 2014 at his residence.  Mr. Walz was born on Jan. 18, 1924, in the Bronx, and moved to Long Island when he was a young teenager. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation of UTU Connections, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Secy of State of New York SSNY on 12/1/14. Office located in Suffolk. SSNY has been designated for service of process. More...

Public Notices

Your right to know

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 Accessory Apart More...













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