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July 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Town adopts Home Share Program for senior citizens

A newly adopted program in Babylon Town will address the need for low-cost housing for young people and assistance for senior citizens who own their own homes. More...

St. Martin's School thanks its supporters

St. Martin of Tours School recently held an event honoring its supporters and those who have made financial contributions or donations to the school. It was a chance to say “thank you,” said school officials.   More...

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Hot Laps

After two events at Riverhead Raceway on July 9, 2011, it seemed like the theme for the action was going to be “Night of the Second Generation Driver.” Chris Young, Jr. of Calverton, whose dad, Chris Young, Sr. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Humans may be the masters of their own destiny but domestic animals - especially pets - are completely dependent on us. They are at the mercy of fate. One littermate may get a wonderful home while a sibling wallows in neglect. More...


Josephine Rinaldo Smith, music lover, teacher and one of Babylon’s 100 Most Influential People

Shortly before her death, Josephine Rinaldo is longtime neighbor and friend Maggie Shaw visited her at Consolation Home in West Islip. The two were active in the Babylon Chorale and someone asked them if they sang. More...

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Notice of Formation of Angry Birds Fun Snack LLC. Arts of Org. filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 5/31/11. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...

Breaking News - 7/26/2011 1:01 PM

North Amityville woman killed in DWI accident


Suffolk County Police arrested an East Islip man for driving while intoxicated after he struck two pedestrians, one fatally, in North Amityville yesterday. Struck and killed was Merell Jerman, 51 of 19B Great Neck Road, North Amityville. More...

Amityville Village Supports Soldier Ride


Amityville welcomed the Wounded Warrior Project in its annual Soldier Ride. The event raises money—and public support­—for America's combat-wounded servicemen and women. More...

APD Sgt. Dennis D'Amico retires after 36 years

After serving the Village of Amityville as a Police Officer and Sergeant for 36 years, Dennis D’Amico retired last week. He was honored with a “walking out” ceremony from his fellow officers, friends, family and residents.  More...


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Edmund W. Miles students show it’s as easy as Pi

On March 14, Edmund W. Miles Middle School in Amityville held a Pi party to celebrate the date’s numerical equivalent to 3.14, the number that is commonly referred to as Pi.  More...

Copiague track team remembers a lost friend

Earlier this year, Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School junior and member of the track and cross-country teams Christopher Urban died unexpectedly. More...

Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

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...



Signs of a good community

Amityville Village has taken a little razzing of late because of its position in rejecting the Stop & Shop sign, with its wide purple border. More...


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Ensuring pool safety is an exercise in adult vigilance

Readers Commentary

Drowning is the second leading cause of death from unintentional injuries among children ages one through 14. More...

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