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March 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Village reverses two-family code

Existing two-family homes with special exceptions grandfathered in

The Amityville Village Board approved a measure to grandfather in two-family homes previously approved with a special exception. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, March 23   •On Fri., March 23 at 1 p.m., the library will have Basic Conversational English. Practice, learn and become more comfortable with the use of the English language in a relaxed, informal environment. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

St. Martin’s eighth-grade girls basketball wins five of its last eight games

The St. Martin’s eighth-grade girls basketball team closed out its season by winning five of its last eight games.   More...

West Islip’s record-breaking Bove earns All-State in track

West Islip High School senior Greg Bove recently qualified for the 2018 New York State indoor track and field championships. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

What does it mean when a cat is ear-tipped? Ear-tipping is the universal sign of an altered feral cat. One quarter inch is removed from the tip of the left ear in a straight line cut at a 45-degree angle. More...

Obituaries

Sara Jane Nixon of Amityville, motherly figure to many, at 86

by Tyler Buesching Remembered for her generosity and love for friends and family, Sara Jane Nixon acted as a benevolent matriarch for many of the children of Amityville. She died Dec. 22, 2017 at the age of 86 at St. More...

Opinion

School shootings trigger need for more security now

EDITORIAL

Professional security personnel, whether they be certified guards licensed to carry a gun or police officers, should be patrolling our schools and protecting our children and educational staff. It just makes sense.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Another perspective on the Second Amendment

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor:  Referring to Henry Teja’s commentary on the Second Amendment (March 7, 2018), I would like to present a different view on the Second Amendment from what was expressed by Mr. Teja in his editorial. More...

Homeowner to sue Amityville Village over two-family switch; says it cost him $58K

An Amityville homeowner is suing the Village after he was forced to take a dramatically reduced price for a two-family home he sold recently. More...

 

People/Social

Copiague school building and local street named in honor of Everett Newman, longtime resident

After more than three decades of service on the Copiague School Board, Everett E. Newman’s legacy will be preserved for decades to come. More...

Please meet the 2018 local scholars

•The following students have been named to the dean’s list at Hofstra University: Sasha Hicks of Amityville; Vincent Paterno of Copiague; Jamie Zimmerman of Amityville and Maurice Funes of Amityville.  More...

Educating senior citizens on how to avoid being taken by scammers and frauds

Amityville Det. David Smith spoke to members of the Amityville Woman’s Club at the organization’s monthly luncheon meet in February. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

AmityvilleOak and John Streets631-264-0567 •On Fri., March 23 at 1 p.m., the library will have Basic Conversational English. Practice, learn and become more comfortable with the use of the English language in a relaxed, informal environment. 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, March 22   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Public hearings set on upcoming library budgets

Local libraries are holding their public informational hearings on their upcoming budget votes and trustee elections, which will be held April 10. Following is a list of dates for those hearings: More...

AMHS holding 40th reunion

The Amityville High School class of 1978 will hold its 40th reunion with a buffet dinner dance, Sat., September 15 at Bergen Point Country Club in West Babylon. Limited space is available. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SPECIAL DISTRICT MEETING COPIAGUE MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY TOWN OF BABYLON, SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the qualified voters of the Copiague Union Free School District of Copiagu More...













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