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December 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Town and Village working on plan for LED lighting on local roads

After the Village of Amityville applied to the state for assistance with its finances, state officials called Babylon Town Supervisor Richard Schaffer asking what, if anything, the Town could do to help the Village save some money. More...

Historical Society Dinner Dance

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Pets, Pets, Pets

This year Babylon Animal Shelter and Last Hope in Wantagh each took in close to 500 cats and kittens. Every cat has a rescue story though known details may be sketchy. More...



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Former Amityville Industrial Arts teacher Bill Sommerville, at 87

For almost 30 years, Bill Sommerville taught industrial arts at Amityville Memorial High School. “It was a job he loved,” said his wife of 31 years, Marjorie. “There was never anything else he wanted to do.” Mr. More...

Peter Quaider, Copiague resident, Our Lady of Assumption Church parishioner and U.S. Army vet

Peter Quaider grew up in Manhattan and attended schools there. Later, his family moved to Queens where he met and married “the girl next door.” “We grew up on the same block and each went our own way,” said his wife Rosa. More...

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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 Ba More...

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Added DWI patrols this weekend - Free Access

Don't drink and drive

S.C. Sheriff Vincent F. More...

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Amityville First Party outlines its slate - Free Access

Wandell and Bernius for Trustees; LaLota for Mayor

In a surprise announcement this morning, Amityville Mayor Mayor James P. Wandell announced that he would not be seeking reelection to a second term. More...

Amityville Historical Society honors Ken Lang and Dave Heller as Men of the Year

The Amityville Historical Society recently honored two longtime Amityville residents, Ken Lang and Dave Heller, at a dinner at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, December 30   •On Fri., Dec. 30, 4:30 p.m., the library will have Teen Movie & Pizza – X-Men: Apocolypse. Copiague, 50 Deauville Blvd., 631-691-1111.  More...



Locals help bring joy to kids at Christmas

NYS Assemblyman Joseph Saladino supports the United State’s Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program with generous contributions from the JFK Air Cargo Association. More...

Holiday Light Show extended until Friday

Due to popular demand, the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County Holiday Light Show has been extended until Dec. 30. More...

Events & 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.  THURSDAY, December 29   More...


In New Year media must make new commitment to the public


As we begin a New Year, there is growing concern about the trust, or lack there of, that the public has in the media. We call it a crisis of faith. More...


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We protect our homes; why not protect our borders

Dear Editor:  The presidential campaign of 2016 was more an exercise in character assassination than one of substance.  However, one of the few issues discussed was building a wall to protect our southern border. More...

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