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March 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 3/18/2016 4:37 PM

Amityville School Board appoints new administrator - Free Access

Amityville School Board appoint new administrator

At its regular meeting on March 9, the Amityville Union Free School District Board of Education appointed Ms. Carole Polney to the position of assistant superintendent for Technology and Administrative Services. More...

Breaking News - 3/15/2016 4:28 PM

Courts uphold Amityville ZBA decision - Free Access

Judge says Village had a right to refuse use of basement apartments

Supreme Court, Suffolk County Justice Joseph C. More...

AFD and Village at odds over purchase of new pickup truck

The Amityville Village fire chief and Trustee Nick LaLota are in a bit of a “heated” disagreement over a $30,000 grant the Village received for the fire department.  Chief Rob Waegerle said there was a “gentleman’s handsh More...

Babylon hosts Black History Month celebration at Amityville Memorial High School

The Town of Babylon presented awards to six people at its annual Black History Month Celebration on Feb. 20. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Introducing the 2016 local scholars

•Named to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester at the University at Albany, Albany, New York are Amityvile residents David Bunn, Nadia Dudlley, Kevin Mitchell and Tamara Pope and Copiague residents Denisse Duran-Reyes, Lisa Padilla a More...

Copiague School District hosts College and Career Day

Students in the Copiague School District celebrated their annual College and Career Day on Jan. 15. More...

Preparing business leaders for tomorrow

As a first glance into the workforce,fifth-grade students at Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School in the Amityville Union Free School District participated in a full-day field trip to the Commerce Plaza in Levittown. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

AmityvilleOak and John Streets631-264-0567 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...

Root pruning workshop to better your bonsai, March 11

The Bonsai Society of Greater New York, Inc. will host a root pruning workshop, Fri., March 11, 8 p.m. at the Farmingdale College Greenhouse.  More...

High school seniors: Apply for Kiwanis Club scholarship

The Kiwanis Club of Amityville is offering all high school seniors residing within the Amityville School District the opportunity to apply for the Kiwanis Club of Amityville Achievement Award Criteria for the award is based on academics, athletics, c More...

Opinion

Amityville Village is on the move

EDITORIAL:

The hard work of the Wandell administration, the Downtown Revitalization Committee and other volunteers is showing as we see the promise of resurgence in the Amityville Village business district. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Tax cap this year means negative tax levy for school districts

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

About one in eight school districts will have to decrease the amount they can raise in property taxes in the 2016- 17 school year over the current year when they bring their budgets to voters in May in order to comply with the tax cap – unless More...

Breaking News - 3/24/2016 1:34 PM

Woman arrested for DWI and for leaving 8-month-old home alone - Free Access

A woman, operating a 2000 Nissan at a high rate of speed down Broadway in Amityville, told a police officer who stopped her that she was speeding because she had left her 8-month-old son home alone and needed to get back to him After an investig More...

Breaking News - 3/21/2016 2:19 PM

Out for a spring stroll - Free Access

This little fella' found something tasty after dumpster diving the first day of spring! P More...

Breaking News - 3/18/2016 3:59 PM

Police investigating what appears to be a shooting in Copiague - Free Access

UPDATE: Police report as of 3:50 p.m. today that one man has died from gunshoot wounds. His name has not been released. More...

Breaking News - 3/11/2016 2:13 PM

Schaffer says "thank you" on behalf of town residents - Free Access

Acknowledges state lawmakers' work in securing tax rebates

Yesterday, Babylon Town Supervisor Richard Schaffer held a press conference to extend a “thank you” to local state lawmakers for their work in securing the money needed to fund the New York State tax rebate checks that have gone out to property owner More...

Proposal to protect trees in Amityville leaves much to be desired, say trustees

A proposed law to help protect trees in the Village is getting a second look after three trustees, Nick LaLota, Dennis Siry and Jessica Bernius, raised concern that the measure went too far. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, March 11 • On Fri., March 11, 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...

 

People/Social

Copiague artists are picture perfect

The Copiague School District announced that six talented Walter G. More...

Two new administrators welcomed to Amityville UFSD

At its special business meeting on Jan. 21, the Amityville Union Free School District Board of Education appointed Evan Farkas to the position of director of athletics, physical education and health and appointed Dr. More...

St. Martin of Tours students selected to participate in SCMEA 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...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

OPERATION EDISON was kept under wraps but wasn’t top secret. This cat code name contains a double entendre about a mission and surgery. More...

Obituaries

Linda Batz-Eckelkamp, Hogan and Batz Accounting partner, Amityville Rotary Club member

When Linda Batz-Eckelkamp entered a room, she lit it up with her radiant smile, said her friends and family. More...

Janice L. Todt, Amityville resident, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church parishioner and former Amityville Woman’s Club president

Janice Todt, a resident of Amityville for more than 40 years, died on Feb. 4, in Scotia, New York where she was being cared for in Glendale Home. More...

Tobitha Elizabeth Tillery, AHS graduate & former Grumman employee, at 63

Tobitha Elizabeth Tillery who was born and raised in Amityville and attended Amityville schools, died Jan. 15, 2016 in Ohio where she lived since the 1970s. She was 63 years old.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Legal Notice ALPHA SENIOR HOME CARE LLC. Art. Of Org. filed with the SSNY on 1/13/2016. Office: Suffolk County. SSNY designatedas agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...













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