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June 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

NA residents likely to oppose okay for bus maintenance yard

Residents living near a site used for repair and maintenance of buses on Commerce Boulevard in North Amityville, will have an opportunity to speak before the Babylon Town Zoning Board, if and when the owners apply for variances to restart operations More...

Babylon Town honors Irwin Quintyne

Irwin Quintyne, a resident of North Amityville for 45 years until his death in 2004, was a man who served his country during WWII and then returned home to serve, protect and build his community. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Copiague School District welcomes two new admins

At its special business meeting on May 9, the Copiague School District Board of Education appointed James McCabe as the coordinator of guidance and appointed Kelly Urraro to the position of director of technology. More...

Copiague students in Home and Careers Club win prize for Long Island Family and Consumer Science Challenge

Members of the Home and Careers Club at Copiague Middle School, under the advisement of Christine Barteldt, won the grand prize in the Long Island Family and Consumer Sciences Challenge for their entry in the Sew for Service contest.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Suffragist Rosalia Gardner Jones, known as “General Jones” - Part 1

New York State is beginning to plan its Women’s Suffrage Centennial to be celebrated statewide in 2017. It will be 100 years since New York State signed women suffrage into law. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Legislation was introduced in Albany that would make declawing cats illegal. If passed, New York would be the first state to have such a law. Get ready for a cat fight, since declawing is a controversial topic. More...

Obituaries

Jane Walker Krumenacker, former Amityville resident and owner and operator of Amityville florist and gift shop

Jane Walker Krumenacker, who owned and operated a florist in Amityville with her husband, died May 3, 2016 in Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida. She was 98 years old.  More...

Opinion

We need comprehensive anti-drug laws now

EDITORIAL:

A Senate report on heroin and opioid addiction underscores what many families on Long Island and in New York State unfortunately already know: these drugs, when used illegally, kill.  In 2014, 28,647 people died of opioid overdoses, even as our More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS -

Full Story

Today’s job seekers just want an opportunity in a crowded job market

Another view:

Dear Editor:  More...

Amityville Village announces online tax payment system - Free Access

Amityville Village property owners can now pay their taxes online at online by More...

Venditto and Saladino urge passage of law to fight heroin and opioid epidemic

NYS Sen. More...

Amityville Building Inspector Tom Whalen steps down

Amityville Building Inspector Thomas Whelan has stepped down, assuming a job with a private company. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, June 17   •On Fri., June 17, at 10 a.m., the library will have Intermediate Kindle Fire. Learn more about the Kindle including working with settings and apps and getting Library eBooks. More...

 

People/Social

Andrea Schnabel and Brian Blaesi announce birth of son

Andrea Schnabel and Brian Blaesi announced the birth of their son, Chase Jackson Blaesi. The couple live in New Rochelle.   The baby weighed seven pounds. The father and his family are from Amityville. More...

North Amityville 42nd Annual Pride Day held on Saturday June 4, 2016

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AWC celebrates final luncheon for 2016

The Amityville Woman’s Club celebrated its last luncheon for the year with the installation of new officers, presentation of new members and introduction of five outstanding scholarship recipients. 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...

America’s Boating Course offered June 18

The America’s Boating Course is the most popular basic boating course being offered today. The course will be held Sat., June 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ad Phelps Lane Park, North Babylon in the pool building on the second floor  More...

Afterglow Yoga of Amityville Begin Anew Art Show July 10

Afterglow Yoga of Amityville hosted Begin Anew Art Show. The exhibit on May 20 featured paintings, photography and jewelry. Mediums included acrylic on canvas, as well as materials found in nature like driftwood, sand and beach glass. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO BIDDERS The TOWN OF BABYLON Commissioner of General Services will receive sealed proposals for BID #16G54 STAKES, WEDGES AND LATH until 10:00 a.m. More...













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