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September 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Grants help APD purchse new car and equipment

With the financial assistance of a $25,000 grant from Sen. Michael Venditto’s office, the Amityville Village Police Department was able to purchase a new police car. More...

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Schools/Sports

New teacher orientation sets stage for success

Copiague School District welcomed 20 new teachers for the 2017-18 school year during new teacher orientation on Aug. 28 and 29. More...

HS grad recognized for Junior Olympics gold medal

Vinnelle Grant (center), of Copiague, was recently presented with a Certificate of Achievement by Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer (right) and Councilwoman Jackie Gordon (left) before a Town Board meeting. More...

Successful start of school in Copiague

Students, administrators and staff at Copiague School District were welcomed back for the 2017-18 school year on Sept. 5. Students were eager to meet their new teachers and classmates as they spent their mornings settling into a routine.  More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Maureen A. Smith, longtime resident, Amityville Memorial H.S. graduate and school district secretary

Mrs. Maureen A. Smith, a longtime resident of Amityville, died July 29, 2017 at her home. She was 84 years old. Mrs. Smith was born in Brooklyn, to Joseph and Aida (Hart) Harrison on Nov. 20, 1932. More...

Linda Hotchkiss, longtime Amityville resident, world traveler and avid fisherman, at 52

Linda M. Hotchkiss, an Amityville resident who was a world traveler, dedicated volunteer and avid fly fisherwoman traveled the world, volunteered and died suddenly while she was in Ireland July 1, 2017. She was 52 years old. More...

Opinion

We will never forget, nor will we ever give up

Starkly beautiful and profoundly moving, the 9/11 ceremonies held this week were a reflection of the deep feelings of grief that the event on Sept. 11, 2001 had on our lives. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

It’s time to protect the pensions that millions of Americans were promised

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Stories of struggling government pension funding have abounded the last few months. Reports of changing the retirement scenario for state employees are dominating the conversation in states like New Jersey, Illinois, California and Kentucky. More...

FEMA regs could impact on homeowners who did not raise homes after Sandy

FEMA regulations requiring that all houses within the flood zone that were certified by the Village to be “substantially damaged” and were rebuilt with the assistance of New York Rising and other grants, must be raised, is another devasta More...

Veterans organizations receive proceeds of last year’s Suffolk County Marathon

Fifteen veterans organizations received donations totaling $143,500 during a press conference at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. S.C. Exec. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, September 15   More...

 

People/Social

Tomasz Solecki receives Walter O'Connor Memorial Scholarship

Tomasz Solecki, valedictorian at Walter G O'Connell High School in Copiague, was given the Walter G O'Connell scholarship, in partnership with the O'Connell family. The scholarship is presented annually to a deserving senior. More...

Meet some locals on the move...

•Ashraf Hajomar of Amityville, who is assigned to the Company B, 642nd Support Battalion with the National Guard, was promoted to the rank of Specialist.  •Melissa Rodriguez of Copiague received a bachelor's degree is business administ More...

Galloway family honored at Habitat for Humanity home dedication in Wyandanch

The Galloway family, who received the keys to their new house at their home dedication ceremony on Thurs., Aug. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Often cats and kittens travel a dangerous, bumpy road on their way to rescue. Here are a few with powerful background stories. All are either from Last Hope in Wantagh or Babylon Shelter/Last Hope cats: 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...

Third annual Kayaking for a Cause on Sept. 16

Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer would like to remind residents that the Town’s third-annual “Kayaking for a Cause” event will take place on Sept. 16, at the Cedar Beach Marina. More...

St. Martin’s CYO Basketball registration from September 16 to 18

There will be registration for St. Martin’s CYO basketball at St. Martin’s Gym, 30 Union Ave., Amityville, on Sat., Sept. 16, noon to 2 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 17, 1 to 3 p.m., and Mon., Sept. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Zoning Board of Appeals September Legal NOTICE is hereby given that the BOARD OF APPEALS of the Village of Amityville will hold a Public Hearing in the Court Room of Village Hall, 21 Ireland Place, Amityville, NY at More...













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