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May 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 5/12/2016 2:23 PM

Amityville withdraws bid to borrow $1.34M to pay off debt as state lawmakers question amount needed - Free Access

Amityville Village officials are rescinding a request from state lawmakers to borrow $1.34 million for costs it incurred related to the retirement of two police officers, the police lieutenant and chief, over the past two years. More...

Familiar Lang's Shoe Store sign comes down

The sign for Lang’s Shoe Store on Broadway and Union Avenue in Amityville has been a part of the business district for decades. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Students get a lesson in cyber safety

In an effort to promote Internet safety and address the topic of cyberbullying, students at Amityville’s Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School participated in an interactive assembly titled NetSmartz led by Deputy Sheriff Jacob Gross from the More...

Longtime Copiague School Board trustee faces opposition

Everett E. Newman, a longtime member of the Copiague School Board, is running for reelection. More...

SCHOOL BUDGET AND TRUSTEE ELECTION

School district budget votes and trustee elections are scheduled for next week, Tues., May 17. The following outlines information each district’s proposals. AMITYVILLE More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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Obituaries

Hannah E. Gaskins, Amityville resident and Amityville High School graduate, at 96

Hannah E. Gaskins, a longtime resident of Amityville, died at the East Neck Nursing Center in West Babylon Feb. 29. She was 96 years old and had dedicated her life to the care of her husband and children, said her family. More...

Mary Sassano, former Copiague resident and longtime parishioner at Our Lady of Assumption RC Church

Mary Sassano, a homemaker and devoted parishioner of Our Lady of Assumption R.C. Church in Copiague, died March 11, 2016.  Born in Shaftsbury, Vermont in 1918 to a family that emigrated from Italy, she was the fifth of six children. More...

Rose Russo, Copiague resident, St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church parishioner

Mrs. Rose Russo, a resident of Copiague, died March 26, 2016 at Sands Point Center, Port Washington. She was 98 years old. Mrs. Russo was born on Sept. 4, 1917 in Brooklyn, NY to Pasquale and Carmela (Pampinella) Nespoli.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO BIDDERS The TOWN OF BABYLON Commissioner of General Services will receive sealed proposals for BID #16G36 HYDROSEEDING PRODUCTS until 10:00 a.m. on THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016 at the Town Hall, 200 E. More...

Breaking News - 5/13/2016 5:41 PM

Last weekend for Historical Society Art Show - Free Access

The Amityville Historical Society Sprint Art Show, featuring the work of more than 25 artists will end this weekend. Visitors will have a chance to view the paintings and other art this Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 5/12/2016 2:23 PM

Saladino asks public to support passage of a law to keep violent offenders behind bars - Free Access

 The New York State Senate passed a bill that would limit the number of times a violent offender can appeal to the New York State Parole Board for release. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 13   •On Fri., May 13, at 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the library will have Skyscrapers, Big Buildings for ages 3-5. Learn about all things BIG in this fun program with Donna Green and company. More...

 

People/Social

IN THE NEWS

Congressman Pete King (R-Seaford) joined coaches, parents and young athletes to take part in the Amityville Little League Opening Day ceremonies. More...

Woman's Club honors outgoing president Jill O'Toole

On April 12, the Amityville Woman’s Club honored its outgoing president, Jill O’Toole with a luncheon and fun-filled skit of her life. The skit was presented by the drama and music committee with Stephen Goldstein providing the music. More...

BACCA holds 2016 Babylon Art Festival

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently joined Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez at the Sixth Annual Babylon Art Festival. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

A memorial plaque at the base of a tree on the north side of Argyle Lake in Babylon Village reads: I was not. I was. I am not. 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...

Annual Bethpage Air Show announces biggest lineup to date

Bethpage Federal Credit Union and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation are very pleased to announce the star-studded final lineup for the 2016 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach taking place Memorial Day weekend on S More...

Sale to support local animal rescue center

A jewelry sale, flea market, flower sale supporting Last Hope Animal Rescue will be held Sat., May 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Church of the Advent, 555 Advent St., Westbury.  For information, visit www.lasthopeanimalrescue.org. More...

Opinion

You’ve got the information, now remember to get out and vote

EDITORIAL:

In this week’s edition, we have worked to provide our readers with the information they need as they head to the polls May 17 to vote for their school district budgets and board of trustees.  More...

Government on the road to really getting something done

We have to send a shout out to the dynamic crew working on the overpass at Route 110 and Broadway, Amityville. We’ve watched this project from the time the first shovel was sunk into the ground and it has been amazing.  More...

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