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March 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Town proposes legislation to limit location of vape shops

The Town of Babylon will set a public hearing today to consider enacting a new zoning code limiting the opening of any new hookah or vape lounges, smoke and vape shops to G Zone or industrial areas within the Town. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Robotics competition a first for Amityville

The robotics club at Edmund W. Miles Middle School in the Amityville Union Free School District recently took part in its first competition. More...

AMHS Boys Varsity Basketball win NYS championship

Community celebrates long-sought after victory

For the first time since 2003, the Amityville Warriors boys basketball are state champions. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“It’s 10 p.m. Do you know where your St. Bernard puppy is?” Not if she jumps out your Jeep window as you are driving on the Seaford/Oyster Bay Expressway. More...

Obituaries

Mario J. DeMarco, Amityville resident, veteran and parishioner at St. Martin’s, at 89

Mario J. DeMarco of Amityville, the son of Italian immigrants, a World War II veteran and former engineer with the New York Telephone Company, died Jan. 25, 2018. He was 89 years old.  More...

Opinion

Penalties for walkout should be worn as a badge of honor

The walkout by students earlier this month to remember those who were killed in the shooting at Parkland, as well as to support tougher gun laws, resulted in school districts penalizing students for their actions. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Recent writer got it wrong on gun control and the Second Amendment

Dear Editor:  More...

Tom Whalen wins one-year term on Amityville Village Board

In a race that many voters said reflected the “dirty politics” associated with national campaigns, acting Trustee Tom Whalen defeated his opponent, Joe Morin. More...

Kiwanis offering scholarships

The Amityville Kiwanis Club is offering all high school seniors residing within the Amityville School district to apply for the Amityville Kiwanis Club Achievement Award.  More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, March 30   •On Fri., March 30 at 11 a.m., the library will have Basket Crafting. It is almost time to go on an egg hunt! Come on by the library to create a beautiful basket to keep them all in! More...

 

People/Social

Copiague honors longtime BOE member

Copiague School District has renamed its administrative offices in honor of longtime Board of Education member Everett E. Newman III who passed away late last year. More...

US Airforce grad is Copiague HS graduate

U.S. Air Force Airman Dante Colon graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.  Colon is the son of Lawrence and Theresa Colon of Copiague. More...

Town of Babylon recognizes Eagle Scout

Nicolas Hernandez of Boy Scouts Troop 284 was named an Eagle Scout. At his Court of Honor Supervisor Rich Schaffer thanked Hernandez for his commitment to improving his community and wished him luck in his future endeavors.  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.  THURSDAY, March 29   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Copiague UFSD to host late kindergarten registration April 23-27

Late kindergarten registration for the Copiague Union Free School District will be held at the District Administrative Office located in Copiague Middle School on Great Neck Road from April 23-27, 8:30-11:30 a.m. More...

External diploma program for credit offered to adults 21 and over

The External Diploma Program offers adults 21 and over the opportunity to receive credit for their life experiences and earn a high school equivalency diploma without the challenge of taking lengthy timed examinations.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Board of Trustees LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEARBY GIVEN that the Board of Trustees of the Village of Amityville will hold a Public Hearing in the Court Room of Village Hall 3rd Fl., 21 Irel More...













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