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March 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Expect delays as work on Route 110 bridge at Sunrise Highway continues

Work on the bridge on Sunrise Highway and Route 110 is well underway, and drivers can expect some temporary closings of the exit and entrance ramps on both roads during off-peak and night-time hours, according to Eileen Peters, a spokeswoman for the More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

“Henry” has come a long way from his old Kentucky home. (That’s if he ever had a home.) On Christmas Eve night 2014, Henry, a handsome Redbone Coonhound, was hit by a car in front of a firehouse in a small Kentucky town. More...

Trustee Nick LaLota

Dear Neighbor,  When a constituent asks for a streetlight to be replaced or a public tree to be trimmed, the preferred answer an elected official can give is an honest “yes” followed by the appropriate action.  More...

Obituaries

Marie Clark, Lindenhurst resident and delivery room nurse at Brunswick Hospital for 50 years

Marie Clark was a delivery room nurse at Brunswick Hospital in Amityville for five decades before retiring at 81. According to her family, she lived a life filled with love, and was always reaching out to help others. More...

Harold C. Stauffer, Copiague resident, U.S. navy veteran and business owner

Harold C. Stauffer, Sr., a U.S. Navy veteran and resident of Copiague, died suddenly Jan. 29, 2016 at his home. He was 63 years old. Mr. Stauffer was born on March 18, 1952 in Astoria, Queens to Claude and Virginia (Weber) Stauffer. More...

Tobitha Elizabeth Tillery, AHS graduate and 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

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING, AMITYVILLE U.F.S.D. TOWN OF BABYLON, SUFFOLK COUNTY AND TOWN OF OYSTER BAY, NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Meeting of the Amityv More...

Voters give big okay to Amityville Schools capital improvement bond

Amityville School District residents headed to the polls Tues., March 8, and approved a $69.9 million bond for capital improvements that Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mary Kelly said “would help put Amityville Schools on the map.”  More...

Plans underway to erect statue to honor Babylon Town's baymen

The Babylon Town seal, which was adopted in 1870, includes depictions of an eagle representing the Nation, as well as that of a fish, clam and oyster, a reminder of how important the fishing industry was to this area. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, March 18   • On Fri., March 18, 10 a.m., the library will have PlayHooray! Program. For children ages six months to five years with accompanying adult. More...

 

People/Social

New initiative to compensate crime victims for their loss

More than 400 crime victims will be receiving restitution payments under an initiative of S.C. Exec. More...

Jean-Pierre targets heroin abuse in NYS budget

New York State Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre has worked to get $30 million into the Assembly’s state budget to expand prevention and treatment services for battling heroin and opioid addiction, her office announced this week.  More...

Local libraries holding budget hearings next week

Local libraries are gearing up for their annual budget votes ant trustee elections, which are scheduled for Tues., April 5.  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...

Browse the selection at Copiague Library’s book and DVD sale

Friends of the Copiague Library will hold a book and DVD sale, Sat., March 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The Copiague Memorial Library is located at 50 Deauville Blvd., Copiague and can be reached at 631- 691-1111.   More...

Women’s History Month celebration set for March 19

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer and the Department of Human Services will celebrate Women’s History Month: Working to form a more perfect union: honoring women in public service and government, Sat., March 19, 11 a.m. at Walter G. More...

Opinion

Cuomo’s efforts to protect LI’s drinking water is refreshing

EDITORIAL:

Recently, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo came to Long Island with news that he is taking a major and multi-pronged offensive to protect our underground drinking water. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Firefighters launch program to save lives with use of homefire sprinklers

Almost 80 percent of all fire deaths nationwide are the result of home fires. On average, more than 100 New Yorkers die in house fires each year. More...













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