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January 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, January 29   • On Fri., Jan. 29, 4 p.m., the library will have Lego Club for grades 3-6. This is a parent-free zone! Parents are welcome to remain on the main floor of the Library. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Caroline D’Antonio installed as president of the Amityville Historical Society

At the holiday party held at the Lauder Museum, Amityville, Sun., Dec. More...

Book Fairies fly to Northwest Elementary in Amityville

With a wave of their wands, members of the Book Fairies organization arrived at Northwest School in the Amityville Union Free School District with hundreds of free books for first-, second- and third-grade students on Dec. 4. More...

Iroquois education for students at Deauville Gardens East

As part of their study unit on the Iroquois Indians, students in Jennifer Kelly’s fourth-grade class at Deauville Gardens East Elementary School in the Copiague School District constructed replicas of an Iroquois longhouse.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Dorothy Janet (Jan) Reichelt, Amityville resident, Simpson United Methodist church parishioner

Dorothy Janet (Jan) Reichelt, a lifelong resident of Amityville, died suddenly Dec. 15, 2015. More...

Opinion

“Shaw” appreciate those who helped out in blizzard

When most of us were sitting home during the blizzard on Saturday, with the snow piling up around us, as we enjoyed television or a good book and lots of comfort foods, some of our friends and neighbors were out there protecting and serving.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

In praise of a dogged reporter and trusted news scribe

GUEST EDITORIAL

I thought your editorial, “The loss of an ole-time reporter and friend,” pertaining to the loss of your friend, John Cummings, was very special. More...

Wandell administration says audit shows major improvement in Village's fiscal picture

Amityville Village Mayor James P. Wandell expects some good news from the Village’s independent auditors next week when they file a report on the Village’s finances. More...

Former ASD employee falsified resume, says NYS Division of Human Rights

Case against district dismissed

Former Amityville Principal Rodney Wilkins falsified his employment background on his application and resume to the Amityville School District. That, according to a decision by the New York State Division of Human Rights handed down last week.   More...

Fire council tells Village it's concerned about more charges against its volunteers

Mayor says Village LOSAP issue is closed; no more charges pending

The Amityville Fire Council sent a letter to the Village Board Dec. 30, saying they were concerned that the board “is again investigating our members for LOSAP points received while working for the Village.” More...

 

People/Social

St. Martin students take part in SCMEA's PEAK Festival

Students from St. Martin of Tours School were selected to participate in SCMEA's PEAK Festival. The students participated in a variety of workshops including chorus, musical theatre and drumming. More...

Kadia Barrett reenlists

Specialist Kadia Barrett, of Amityville, has reenlisted to continue service with Company B, 642nd Support Battalion. Barrett is a member of the New York National Guard.   More...

John DiLiberto honored by Amityville Masons Lodge

John G. DiLiberto may not live in Amityville, but his professional life’s work with Island Drafting of Amityville and his interminable commitment to almost every organization in the Village for decades makes him a resident of the heart. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

When you watch the magnificent dogs run through their paces at the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Dog Show, you may be unaware of the incredible back stories and accomplishments that brought some contenders there, or major obstacles other dogs and han 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, January 28   •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

BACCA and SCALA present student art exhibitions

BACCA, Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts, and SCALA, Suffolk County Art Leaders Association, announced their fourth year participating together with the All-County High School and Senior Scholarship Art Show and the Children’s Art Show to be More...

Grant applications available for local nonprofits serving veterans

The Suffolk County Marathon and Half Marathon attracted more than 3,500 runners from 25 states and four countries. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of Formation of Rutland Properties LLC. Arts of Org. filed with New York Secy of State (SSNY) on 11/19/15. Office location: Suffolk County. More...













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