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August 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, August 25 • On Fri., Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m., the library will have Let’s Get Ready for School. In this math and school readiness program lead by A Time for Kids, children will prepare themselves for independent learning. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

STEM activities spark learning in Copiague summer programs

Copiague School District’s elementary students are spending their summer months enriching their minds by participating in summer programs at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School during July and the beginning of August. More...

Amityville’s Edmund W. Miles Middle School Library is on the level

The library at Edmund W. Miles Middle School in the Amityville Union Free School District recently received an Advanced Level Certificate as a Statewide Internet-Ready Library.  More...

Amityville seniors take a trip down memory lane

An Amityville Memorial High School tradition continued on June 8 when the soon-to-be graduates visited each school in the district. The students filled five buses which traveled from building to building for the annual Senior Walk. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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Obituaries

Josephine Danaher Williams, longtime Amityville resident and St. Martin of Tours Guild member

Josephine Danaher Williams, a longtime resident of Amityville who was described by her family as a “very strong and supportive woman who always maintained her own strong Irish roots, sense of patriotism and Catholic values, died July 28, 2017. More...

Opinion

We can eclipse our differences by focusing on what is important

Did anyone see the eclipse on Monday? Hard to believe anyone could have missed it with all of the media coverage and hype. But it was a majestic event, and one that reminds us of the awe and wonder of the natural world. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Congressman King’s opposition to Bannon in the White House was suspiciously timed

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor:  Peter King called for Steve Bannon to be fired from the Trump White House one day before it was officially announced. More...

Breaking News - 8/24/2017 4:00 PM

Fatal MVA on Sunrise Highway; traffic backed up and being diverted through Village - Free Access

Traffic along Sunrise Highway, eastbound, is backed up at Albany Avenue and being diverted southbound on Albany following what appears to be a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 4:15 today. More...

New appointments, Security Dodge bring on some heated discussion at Village meeting August 14

A flurry of appointments and a discussion about a lawsuit filed against the Village by Security Dodge added some controversy to the Amityville Village Board meeting Mon., Aug. 14. More...

DOT assessment that expansion at Republic Airport will have no impact on environment draws fire from opponents of the plan

Residents lambasted a recent State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) assessment by the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) that concluded there are no significant impacts on the environment regarding an estimated $30 million rede More...

 

People/Social

Summer fun on the Bay and at the ocean

Shown are this year's Amityville Village Beach lifeguards, swimming and saling instructors with Mayor Dennis Siry, right, and Trustee Jesdsica Bernius, left. Read story, page 3. More...

Sara Banks, of NA Kiwanis Club, honored

Sara Bank, a resident of Wyandanch and a member of the North Amityville Kiwanis Club, was recently installed as president of the Nassau-Suffolk Council of Hospital Auxiliaries. More...

Summer fun on the bay and at the ocean

With two beachfront venues—one on the bay and the other on the ocean—Babylon Town residents have plenty of options to enjoy the sand, saltwater and sunshine. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“From Homeless to Home Goods” could be the title of the movie Hollywood makes about Harley the Basset mix. Not a happy camper at Last Hope in Wantagh three years ago, Harley was adopted by a Brooklyn man who saw his pup potential. 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, August 24 •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

19th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Festival Sept. 9

The 19th Hispanic Heritage Month Festival, sponsored by the Town of Babylon, will be held Sat., Sept. More...

North Amityville Kiwanis offering free doctor screenings

To protect your children before they start to play sports in school, have them fully screened by a doctor (including a cardiovascular screening).  The offer is courtesy of The North Amityville Kiwanis, meets every second and fourth Tuesday at 1 More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AND/ OR INFORMATIONAL HEARINGS BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON PLANNING BOARD Pursuant to Chapter 186, Site Plan Review, and Chapter 213, Zoning, of the Babylon Town Code and Section 276 of the Town Law, notice&n More...













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