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June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sense of the Village measure for input into IDA decisions is okayed

The Amityville Village Board approved a resolution Monday night calling upon state lawmakers to amend the Babylon Town and Suffolk County IDA municipal laws to require that the Village have representation in any and all agreements the agency makes wi More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Robots are coming to Amityville Schools

When Edward Plaia attended a robotic competition at Hofstra University recently, he was met with a packed house of enthusiastic students who showed off amazing robots. His son was a participant and he said the experience “blew me away. More...

Edmund W. Miles MS students inducted into National Honor Society

Sixteen students were recognized for their academic achievements and good character when they were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society at Edmund W. Miles Middle School in the Amityville Union Free School District.  More...

COPIAGUE SCHOOL DISTRICT HONORS ITS SPRING STUDENT-ATHLETES

The Copiague School District honored its spring student-athletes during its annual Sports Awards dinner at the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School on May 23. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Lou Maestri, U.S. Navy veteran and former Babylon Town councilman

Lou (Louis J.) Maestri, a former resident of Wheatley Heights who served as Babylon Town councilman for many years, died May 21, 2017. He was 82 years old.  More...

Opinion

Summer, a time to recapture the many joys of childhood

EDITORIAL

It’s that time of year. Teachers know it well. Parents see it too. Children smell summer in the air. They are getting anxious about the days of freedom to come. They are antsy, having a hard time focusing on schoolwork. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

June 1–7 is CPR & AED Awareness Week – Learn Hands-Only CPR to save lives

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

What would you do if someone next to you collapsed because their heart stopped beating from sudden cardiac arrest? More...

Breaking News - 6/18/2017 7:41 PM

Republic Airport Commission meeting rescheduled to Tuesday - Free Access

Reader update:The Republic Airport Commission meeting, originally scheduled for Monday, June 19, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 20, 7 p.m., at 7150 Republic Airport, Conference Room 201 of the Main Terminal Building. More...

Breaking News - 6/15/2017 3:05 PM

Town Dedicates New Gazebo in name of Copiague Eagle Scout killed in auto accident in 2015 - Free Access

Members of Boy Scout Troop 284 and Town of Babylon officials came together Sat., June 10 to dedicate a recently constructed gazebo in memory of Eagle Scout Joseph Ferriso, who tragically lost his life in a car accident in 20 More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, June 16   More...

 

People/Social

Andy Powell attends Association summit in DC

Wesley A. More...

Catherine Murdock, Amityville Village clerk

For Catherine Murdock, the new Amityville Village clerk, a good day is when she hears something twice.  “If I hear something once, and I don’t know what it is about, I find out,” she said. More...

Columnists - Free Access

North of the Village Green

Remembering the Brownsville Affair & The Buffalo Soldiers - Part 1

Men of color from Bay Shore to Amityville can be found on the political scene as early as 1894. George W. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

With mosquitoes buzzing again, it’s time for your annual reminder about how insidious heartworm disease is in dogs, and how prevention is worth its weight in gold.This parasite has a complex life cycle so rather than being too technical, this & 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.  THURSDAY, June 15   •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Thousands to ride alongside veterans in Wounded Warrior ride

On Fri., July 21, for the 10th consecutive year, thousands will ride through the streets of Babylon alongside proud veterans to support wounded service members. More...

Suffolk County Water Authority opens Education Center

Facility at formerly unused Hauppauge office space contains exhibits and hands-on activities

The Suffolk County Water Authority opened the Suffolk County Water Authority Education Center in formerly unused office space in Hauppauge and will be hosting public tours. 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...













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