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May 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

ASD sets budget; calls for 2.2% increase in spending

The Amityville School District approved a budget of $88.4 million, a $1.9 million or 2.20 percent increase of $86.5 million. The budget is within the New York State tax cap.  More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 5   •On Fri., May 5, at 10:30 a.m., the library will have Flowers for Mom. I’m making this flower just for you, with a little paint and some glue. To show you how special you are to me, because you are my Mommy! More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Amityville High Schoolers look to the future at the college fair

Recruiters from more than 100 colleges, as well as the armed forces, visited Amityville Memorial High School on March 30 for the annual spring college fair. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Have your dogs ever scammed you? Have you or your other pets ever been the victim of their premeditated stunts? Over the years my dogs have resorted to guile to get what they want. More...

Obituaries

Carol A. Dzikowski, former Copiague resident, former financial firm vice president

Carol A. Dzikowski, a former vice president for a financial firm in Hicksville, a homemaker, mother and grandmother, died Feb. 16, 2017. She was 74 years old. More...

Frances Costantino, Copiague resident & lunchroom aide, Lindenhurst H.S. graduate

Frances Costantino, a longtime resident of Copiague, died March 8, 2017. She was 90 years old. More...

E. Millicent Pappas, longtime Amityville resident, Amityville Woman's Club member

E. Millicent Pappas, a longtime resident of Amityville and member of the Amityville Woman’s Club, died April 7, 2017 at her home following a long illness. She was 94 years old .  Mrs. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation of Jeter Proper Properties LLC. Arts of Org. filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 2/14/17. Office location: Suffolk County. More...

Breaking News - 5/4/2017 3:18 PM

Woman's Club hosts annual fundraiser fashion show - Free Access

Thurs., May 4: The Amityville Women’s Club held its annual luncheon and fundraiser yesterday at Southward Ho Country Club in Bay Shore. Funds raised this year will go to the Babylon Breast Care Coalition. More...

Amityville Village Board approves new budget; not increase in tax rate; within NYS tax cap

Budget Attached

A raise for the Village justice and the hiring of a parttime employee to help out in the building department was the flash point for a disagreement that led to a split vote on the 2017-18 Amityville Village budget. More...

Amityville School Board at odds over budget

Two Amityville School Board members, President Terry Fulton and Trustee Jeanette Santos, voted against the budget saying they could not, “in good conscience,” support it because they were not provided with the opportunity for input.  More...

 

People/Social

Ryan Loche receives Congressional nomination from Rep. Pete King

Ryan Loche, a resident of Amityville and a student at Chaminade High School, was recently honored with a Congressional nomination to the United States Military Academy.   More...

APO Dave Driscoll named "Top Cop" by Suffolk County

Amityville Police Officer David Driscoll received the Suffolk County Stop DWI Top Cop Award at a recent ceremony.  “Officer Driscoll has saved many lives by taking impaired drivers off of our streets,” said Amityville Police Chief Gl More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567   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...

Arthritis seminar May 31

Northwell Health will host a seminar on arthritis on May 31, at the Half Hollow Hills Library at 2 p.m. More...

Suffolk Women's Hall of Fame nominations Bellone calls for residents to make selections

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and the Suffolk County Office of Women’s Services are calling on County residents to nominate candidates for the prestigious Suffolk County Women’s Hall of Fame, beginning March 20 through June 1, 20 More...

Opinion

Saturday morning warriors

I had the wonderful opportunity of bringing my six-year old grandson to his baseball game this weekend. He broke baseball’s two major rules:There is no crying and you don’t pick wildflowers in the outfield. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

PUBLIC COMMENTARY: Fake news musn’t drive the health care debate

There’s a dangerous disease spreading amongst political and media elites -- “soundbite-itis.” It causes policymakers to advocate ill-informed policies that hurt the very people they want to help. More...













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