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February 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Governor Cuomo's action on Bethpage plume brings local hope for a complete cleanup

The New York State Department of Conservation is conducting a new, forensic analysis on the toxic plume from the Northrop Grumman, U.S. Navy plant in Bethpage in the hope of identifying more accurately who is responsible for that contamination. More...

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Schools/Sports

Edmund W. Miles Middle School Key Club visits Broadlawn Manor residents

As part of an annual community service trip, 30 members of Amityville’s Edmund W. Miles Middle School Key Club, along with advisor Dawn Mizrachi, visited residents at the Broadlawn Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Amityville on Dec. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Pie ran off and we are still looking for her!” On Sun., Feb. 14th when the temps dropped to zero and the wind whipped, this text from the pet sitter shattered our pre- Westminster world. More...

Mayor James P. Wandell

Dear Neighbor,  Recently, Amityville homeowners received a check in the mail from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance because taxing jurisdictions like Amityville Village and the Amityville School District complied with the Sta More...

Obituaries

Margaret Jorgensen, Massapequa Park resident, retired Brunswick Hospital employee in Amityville

Margaret Jorgensen, a longtime resident of Massapequa Park and a retired employee for Brunswick Hospital in Amityville, died Jan. 23, 2016. She was 90 years old. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

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...

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Comptroller upgrades Amityville Village's fiscal standing - Free Access

Report shows marked improvement in finances

Thurs., Feb. 25: New York State Comptroller Thomas P. More...

Energy committee makes recommendatons to Village Board

Resident Ed Moore presented a preliminary energy-saving plan to the Village, part of work done by a committee the Village set up a year ago. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 26   • On Fri., Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the library will have VITA Tax Help. VITA volunteers will be at the library to do simple tax returns. By appointment only. Copiague, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631-691-1111.  More...

Police make major drug bust in North Amityville; 13 people arrested

Suffolk County Police confiscated a large cache of drugs, weapons, ammunition and cash during a search warrant executed at two North Amityville locations Wed. Feb. 17. Thirteen people were arrested and charged with various crimes.  More...

 

People/Social

Local officials honor Eagle Scout

David Szabo, of Copiague, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor in the Boy Scouts organization. Town of Babylon Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez recently joined with Town Councilman Tom Donnelly, S.C. More...

Babylon Town recognizes Amityville's Soccer Champs

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez, Councilman Tom Donnelly, Clerk Carol Quirk, Receiver of Taxes Corinne DiSomma and New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre in congratulating the Amityv 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 25   •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Good Shepherd Hospice offering bereavement to those who’ve lost

Good Shepherd Hospice Bereavement Services are opened to anyone in the community who has experienced a loss through death at no charge.  Upcoming bereavement support groups, led by a bereavement specialist, include:  •loss of adult chi More...

2nd annual Suffolk Marathon: Freedom Fest 2016 announced

S.C. Exec. More...

Opinion

Become part of your school district’s budget discussions

EDITORIAL:

Every year about this time we remind readers that their school district’s are in the midst of preparing their annual budgets for the coming year. We suggest, as we do again now, that residents keep informed and updated on this process. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Educating girls across the globe is a benefit to everyone in the world

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Dear Editor: Do you value your education? More...













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