Amityville Lights Up the Night

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SCPD detective posthumously honored by attorney general

Suffolk County Police Detective William Maldonado was recognized posthumously at the third annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Policing in Washington D.C. on Tues., Dec. 3. United States Attorney General William P. Barr will honor Detective Maldonado, who lost his three- year battle with colon cancer in April 2018, and 18 other members of law enforcement from across […]

Amityville musicians devote a day to tuba

A trio of musicians from Amityville Memorial High School joined their peers from across Suffolk County at Day of Tuba, an annual exhibition that provides opportunities for students to learn from professionals and each other, and to hone their music skills. High school band members Christina Cross, Brandon Dennis and Scott Friske were among more than 200 students at the […]

Amityville Village Board revamps its Planning Board fees

The Amityville Village Board passed a resolution Monday changing the Village’s Planning Board fees to bring them in line with the actual costs to the Village of reviewing and preparing plans that go before the board. “Realistically, these fees should reflect the cost of the work to the Village,” Bruce Kennedy, the Village’s attor­ney, told the board. “We will be […]

Tannenbaum installed into Amityville Kiwanis Club

On Nov. 14, Roxanne Tannenbaum was installed by Hal Schad, as the newest member of the Kiwanis Club of Amityville. Roxanne is a retired teacher from the Amityville UFSD. The whole club welcomed her and looks forward to working with her on its many community service projects within the Village of Amityville. Pictured are Hal Schad, Roxanne Tannenbaum and Carol […]

Santa’s schedule for Amityville

Santa Claus is coming to town. Amityville, that is. Santa will be visiting Friday to Sunday, Dec. 13 through 15, with the assis­tance of the Amityville Fire Department as follows: • Friday, Dec. 13, 6 p.m. start: West side north of Merrick Road, between Countyline Road and Route 110 to West Smith Street. • Saturday, Dec. 14, 2 p.m. start: […]

A trip to New York City and the real America


I became reacquainted with the America I know and love last week. It happened on a trip into New York City where my husband and I were meeting my daughter for dinner and a trip to Rockefeller Plaza to see the tree and visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Weeks earlier we committed to mak­ing time to do things that were good […]


Glenn H. Thole, former Amityville resident and graduate of AMHS, at 81

Glenn H. Thole, who grew up in Amityville and graduated from Amityville Memorial High School, died Aug. 21, 2019, in Rhode Island. He was 81 years old. Mr. Thole was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and the family moved to Amityville when he was three.  Following his high school graduation, he attended Valparaiso University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Business […]

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, December 12 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. For info, call Al James at 631-264-0077. The president is Linda Thompson. FRIDAY, December 13 •Long Island Banjo Society meeting: 8 p.m., VFW Hall, 270 […]