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February 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Hearing set for next week to extend AFD service award benefits

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

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Meet the 2015 local scholars

•Zachary J. Bagdonas, of Amityville, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Alfred University, Alfred, New York for the fall 2014 semester.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

BYE Gone daze

The war department notified Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Chadwick of Amityville that their son, Lieut. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

In several days “Pets” in the Beacon (where it all began) will be 32 years old, while inclusion in the Record and Post started about ten years ago. Thefirst “Pets” was published on February 24, 1983. More...

Farming is the backbone of the community

As we walk up historic Albany Avenue before World War I, the 1915 New York State Census enumerated approximately twenty-two heads of household north of Dixon Avenue with their occupations listed as “farmer.” Local farmers with Indigenous More...

Obituaries

Bishop Mother Trifosia Evor-Durant, at 99, co-founder of Zion Gospel Church in Copiague

Bishop Mother Trifosia Evora- Durant, a resident of Amityville, and co-founder of Zion Gospel Church in Copiague, died on her 99th birthday, Jan. More...

June West Schwarzbeck, former Amityville Village resident, Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club member, airline food supervisor

June West Schwarzbeck, a former resident of Amityville, died at Vashon Community Care Center in Vashon Island, Washington State, Sat., Jan. 3, 2015. 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 Apart More...

Breaking News - 2/23/2015 12:59 PM

Firefighters battle fire and ice on Sunday - Free Access

Amityville firefighters, assisted by Massapequa, Copiague, North Amityville and North Lindenhurst spent approximately 4 hours battling a house fire in sub freezing temperatures on Park Avenue Sunday.  More...

Breaking News - 2/23/2015 10:52 AM

DRC of Amityville asks Village Board to purchase new parking signs - Free Access

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Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, February 20   • All About Me Canvas art for ages K-9 at the Amityville library, Oak and John Streets, 631-264-0567.  Saturday, February 21   • Adult Winter Reading Club Finale at 3 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

Local Amityville scout reaches out to help veterans for Eagle project

As many as 20 percent of returning military veterans suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and many will suffer lifelong illnesses and disabilities as they struggle to make the transition back into civilian life.  Aidan Wheeler, an A More...

Joshua Molina of Copiague places third in anti-bully art contest

The Copiague School District congratulates Middle School eighthgrader Joshua Molina for placing third in the grades seven to 12 category of the Imagine That! Anti-Bully Art Contest. More...

Amityville police officers dig resident out of the snow

Amityville Police Officers Michael Benedict, Jeffrey Sears and Charles Taylor showed up with shovels and smiles to help out a distressed Village resident Albert Renè.   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.  THURSDAY, February 19   •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Good Samaritan Hospital offers free lectures in March

Good Samaritan Hospital offers a free lecture series, Good Sam University.  More...

Opinion

Schneiderman bill could spell relief for communities plagued by abandoned homes

The number of complaints and concerns by residents in communities in our area about abandoned homes has increased dramatically and repeatedly local Village and town officials have had to explain how their hands are tied in addressing the problem. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Eliminating the GEA would return $1B to local schools

I’m calling upon the Governor and Legislature to permanently end the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA), which was put into place over my strenuous objections when democrats controlled the Senate in 2009-10. Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau).  More...













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