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March 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 4/5/2016 12:44 PM

Library budget votes today in Amityville and Copiague - Free Access

Polls now open

The Amityville and Copiague public libraries are holding their annual budget votes today.In Amityville, a $2.8 million budget is proposed and the polls are open from noon to 9 p.m. at the library, Oak and John streets, Amityville. More...

A visit to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Amityville

The second in an occasional series of articles as we join some of our local churches in worship.

When Rev. Dave Anglin preaches the word of God, his voice lifts to the rafters of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Amityville. And, when he joins with his parishioners in song, their voices reach even higher, as if to the heavens.  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville Middle School holds Lip Sync Battle of the Teachers

Inspired by the popular television show on the Spike network, members of the Love 4 All Club at Amityville’s Edmund W. Miles Middle School, under the advisement of Bernadette Kraljic, hosted a Lip Sync Battle of the Teachers on Jan. 29. More...

Local author helps Park Avenue Memorial Elementary kick off PARP

As a kick off for their Parents As Reading Partners (PARP) month-long event, students at Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School in the Amityville Union Free School District received a visit from Newsday editor and self-published author Sandra H. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Tracing a Tracy Treasure- “Haunt of a woodcock: Sensation and Bang Bang”: Two years ago, a 19th century painting by J. M. More...

POLICE BLOTTER

The following incidents have been reported by the Amityville Police Department and Suffolk County Police Departments and other fire and law enforcement agencies.  ROBBERY   More...

Obituaries

William Owen Binkley, former Amityville resident, Amityville H.S. graduate, doctor of philosophy, veteran

William Owen Binkley, of Evergreen, Colorado, and a former longtime resident of Amityville, died Jan. 23, 2016.  More...

Ernest Walbrecker, Massapequa Park resident, Jones Beach Power Squadron commander, veteran

Throughout his life, Ernest Walbrecker maintained a love of the water and boating. His father bought him his first boat when he was 15, and he owned a boat throughout the rest of his life until the time of his death on Feb. 21, 2016. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF BABYLON - ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to Chapter 213, Article II of the Building Zone Ordinance of the Town of Babylon, notice is hereby given that the Town of Babylon Zoning Bo More...

Breaking News - 4/6/2016 1:50 PM

Amityville and Copiague library budgets pass - Free Access

Voters headed to the polls yesterday to vote on their library budgets and to elect library trustees. More...

Breaking News - 4/5/2016 2:26 PM

Department of Transportation issues notification of road closures at 110 and Sunrise Highway tomorrow - Free Access

The New York State3 Department of Transportation has released a notification to motorists about day and night time travel lane closures of NY Route 27/Sunrise Highway at NY Route 110 beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, April 6.   Between the hou More...

Village budget proposal keeps within NYS tax cap

Tax-rate increase of 50 cents likely

A preliminary Amityville Village budget is available for public review, according to Mayor James Wandell. More...

Change in state law now allows mixed martial art bouts; implements stiff safety regulations

The New York State Legislature passed a bill that will bring professional mixed martial art bouts to New York. Until now, New York was the only state not to sanction and set standards for these bouts, which are popular throughout the country. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, April 1   • On Fri., April 1, 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

Amityville School Board members honored

During the March Amityville Union Free School District Board of Education meeting, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mary T. More...

Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory congratulates “Arrow of Light” recipients

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory presented cub scouts Christopher Abney, Alexander C. More...

Mayor’s Spring Social another successful event

The Amityville Kiwanis Club hosted the annual Mayor’s Social, Sun., March 13, an event that drew approximately 175 people to the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club.  “It was a great event and we thank the Kiwanis for hosting this,” sa 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...

Amityville woman charged with DWI and leaving 8-month old child home alone

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 eight-month-old son home alone and needed to get back to him. More...

Local artists to be featured at Amityville Historical Society

The Amityville Historical Society is sponsoring a spring art show, Sun., April 17 at the Lauder Museum, 170 Broadway, Amityville.The show will feature local artists and there will be an opening reception from 1 to 5 p.m. More...

Opinion

Recent court ruling upholds decision by Amityville’s ZBA

EDITORAL:

A recent decision handed down by Supreme Court, Suffolk County Justice Joseph C. Pastoressa upheld a ruling by the Amityville Village Zoning Board of Appeals prohibiting basement apartments in homes on Bayview Avenue. More...

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Washington’s commitment to science requires same commitment to education

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Washington just made a new commitment to science. The 2016 federal spending bill increasesfinancing for the National Institutes of Health by almost $2 billion, a nearly seven percent increase. More...













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