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February 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Police on hand to help distressed resident following storm - Free Access

Amityville Police Officers Michael Benedict, Jeffrey Sears and Charles Taylor showed up with shovels and smiles to help out distressed Village resident Albert Renè. Mr. More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, February 6  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Copiague School District’s Reader’s Theater performs in vivid color

Following weeks of preparation, third-graders in Jeanie Mullins’ class at Great Neck Road Elementary School in the Copiague School District presented their reader’s theater performance on Dec. 18, 2014.  More...

Amityville Kiwanis Club donates to Ronald McDonald House

On Jan. 22, the Kiwanis Club of Amityville held its divisional meeting at Villa A’Vonzo. Five area clubs were represented and heard an informative presentation from Tom Mahoney of the Ronald McDonald House. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Note: The following piece “Billy: NY State of Mind Beardie” first appeared here on 2/6/14. More...

Young Civil War veterans not buried in Payne Cemetery

As we walk up the east side of historic Albany Avenue towards the old Bethel AME Church site, we come to the Payne Cemetery recognized as a Native American burial ground by the Town of Babylon. More...

Obituaries

Richard Iacona, Amity Harbor resident and WWII veteran

Richard P. Iacona, Sr., a long-time resident of Amity Harbor, died Sun., Jan. 11, 2015, at the age of 90.  More...

Andrew Koop, longtime Amityville resident, veteran and former Amityville School District employee

Andrew C. Koop, a longtime resident of Amityville Village and graduate of Amityville High School, Class of 1937, died in Goffstown, New Hampshire, Jan. 19, 2015. He was 95 years old.  Mr. Koop was born in Brooklyn, the son of Henry C. More...

Legals - Free Access

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 Apartment More...

Breaking News - 2/10/2015 7:10 PM

Hearing set to consider extending AFD Service Awards - Free Access

Issue must go before public for approval

Amityville Village residents could see a referendum on the March 18 ballot asking them to approve a change to the firefighters Length of Service Award Program (LOSAP). More...

Breaking News - 2/9/2015 4:52 PM

BVCA holds annual luncheon - Free Access

Honored this year was S.C. Leg. DuWayne Gregory

The Bay Village Civic Association held its annual luncheon and recognized this year, S.C. Leg. and Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory. More...

Copiague boys hoops team falls just short at Nassau-Suffolk Challenge

Put the rest of the Suffolk County boys basketball scene on notice, these Copiague boys can really fly.  The Eagles have jumped out to a 7-2 record in the 2014-15 season, and are looking to continue to impose their will.  More...

Exhibition at Amityville Library celebrates history of local families

An original flyer used for a Bethel AME Church event in 1909, and other local historic photographs and documents, will be part of a special exhibition curated exclusively for the Amityville Public Library to recognize Black History Month by the Long More...

 

People/Social

Remembering the holidays with Amityville Woman's Club

The Amityville Woman’s Club held its Christmas luncheon at Captain Bill’s Restaurant. The Celestial Singers entertained with Christmas carols. More...

Shovelin' on through in Amityville

High winds made shoveling out of last week's snowstorm a chore. More...

Friendship exemplified at Amityville Lodge

A historic event occurred in Amityville on Tues., Jan. 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...

Good Shepherd Hospice bereavement class February 10

Valentine’s Day can be a particularly difficult time for someone who has lost a loved one. More...

When the check engine light is on, don’t ignore it

(NAPSI)—Don’t take this lightly: One of the most vital signals of an improperly functioning vehicle is the check engine light and, when illuminated, it alerts the driver to a variety of existing potential problems. More...

Opinion

Manufacturers of herbal supplements should be held accountable for lying to consumers

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is asking that major retailers to stop selling in their store brand herbal supplements after studies done by the state showed that 79 percent of the products tested did not have any of the plant mater More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Blood supply low; public asked to give the gift of life

New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urgently asking blood donors to roll up their sleeves and help rebuild our community’s blood supply. More...













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