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September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Chris Arena takes first place

Chris Arena of Amityville won first place in the Maggie Fischer Memorial Cross Bay Swim in July. The 5.6-mile swim helps to raise money for Hospice Care Network Family and Children’s Bereavement Fund. This year’s event raised $10,000. More...

CORRECTION:

The hometown of Tiffany Taylor, who was recently appointed as Mayor James P. Wandell's secretary, was incorrectly reported in last week's edition. She lives in Amityville. More...

Fire leaves families homeless; community responds

The Amityville community is coming together to help 11 families who were displaced from their homes as a result of a major fire at their apartment complex Mon., Sept. 19. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Susan E. Wiley Elementary School holds plenty of peaceful activities

Students at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School in the Copiague School District celebrated International Day of Peace on Sept. 21 with a variety of hands-on learning activities. More...

Copiague MS honors 9/11 victims

Students, faculty and administrators at Copiague Middle School in the Copiague School District honored and remembered the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks during a ceremony. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

My dogs are back from the Afghan Hound National Specialty in Rhode Island. Sounds easy, but this is such an accomplishment for my unseasoned travelers. Edgar Afghan Poe participated in the Parade of Rescues. More...

Obituaries

Dotty Coleman, teacher, advocate for children and tireless volunteer

Dotty Coleman would often wake up at 5:30 a.m. and head out to the home of a working mother in her community. She’d go there to make sure that the children got up on time to catch the bus to school. And her work did not stop there. More...

Opinion

A miracle hits our table thanks to our wonderful Long Island farmers

We take too many things in life for granted. That leads us, more than not, to interpret the miracles that pass us by as commonplace. It is only because of their abundance— not their scarcity—that we don’t see them as miracles. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Comments on editorial: Lessons we learned “that day”

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor: Thank you for the editorial—the voice of reason, and character. In this divisive political atmosphere it has disheartened me sooooo much and made me ill. I can’t believe the lack of positive goals and statesmanship. More...

Breaking News - 9/29/2016 7:57 PM

Babylon Town Clerk throws out petititons for councilmatic district - Free Access

Says they do not meet legal requirements

Babylon Town Clerk Carol Quirk ruled last week that the petitions filed by the Republicans calling for a referendum on November’s ballot to establish council districts in the Town were invalid on their form. More...

Town adopts measure to have authority over drawing districts council lines

Move comes as GOP works to get referendum on ballot for councilmatic districts

Babylon Town officials voted last week to retain authority over drawing district lines in the event a referendum being proposed by the Babylon Town Republic Party meets legal muster, and is on the ballot in November. More...

Please meet: Bob Alweis, Amity building inspector

There’s something about old buildings that captures the imagination of Robert Alweis. More...

Fall Weekend Events

Friday, September 30 •On Fri., Sept. 30, at 10:30 a.m., the library will have Miss Nadia’s Storytime for ages 3-5. Come one! Come all! Join Ms. Nadia for 45 minutes of fun, stories, songs and crafts! More...

 

People/Social

DRC to meet with developers

The Downtown Revitalization Committee is meeting this week to discuss two proposals submitted by two different developers for the revitalization of the Amityville Village downtown area. More...

LaManna completes Eagle Project

Joseph LaManna of Amityville recently completed his Eagle Scout Project. Joseph has been a boy scout in Troop 690 for the past 10 years, earning 32 merit badges. More...

Great volleyball season at Amityville Beach

This summer’s volleyball program at the Amityville Beach wrapped up at the end of August. Many locals came out to participate and everyone had a great time. 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. More...

Leg. D’Amaro and County Office for the Aging announce fall senior advocates series

Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D-Huntington Station) announced that for Babylon and Huntington residents the Suffolk County Office for the Aging’s Fall 2016 Senior Advocate Schedule has been released. More...

FD awarded security grant

Congressman Pete King (R-Seaford) has announced that the Amityville Fire Department has been awarded a Department of Homeland Security Firefighters Grant. The grant is intended to support the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation of KETCHAM’S CREEK, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/10/16. More...













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