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July 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville Zoning Board approves controversial two-family application

The Amityville Village Zoning Board of Appeals, in a 3-2 vote, approved a special exception to permit the use of an accessory building at a single-family home at 61 Perkins Avenue as a parent-child residence. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Hot and humid Long Island is swarming with mosquitoes, including the latest villain- the Asian tiger (a.k.a. Aedes albopictus). When these buggers carry heartworm disease, they do not discriminate as they bite our dogs.  More...


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A lesson from buzz cuts and boys


On the way to work one day this week, I was going over the mental list of all that had to be done, and the inevitable concern of wondering how to complete it before the end of the day. I should have been to work earlier, I thought. More...


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Civic participation is best way to protect quality of life


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County hearing on eliminating treasurer and comptroller's offices set for Monday

A public hearing to outline a proposed county law that would abolish the Department of Audit and Control and the Department of Finance and Taxation and merge those functions into a new Department of Financial Management and Audit, will be held Mon., More...

Sweeney Bioheat bill to reduce dependency on foreign oil passes Assembly; now before Senate

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney (DLindenhurst) announced that the Assembly passed his bill that requires all heating oil sold within New York State to contain at least 2 percent bioheating fuel. More...

Asian Tiger Mosquito: The 2013 Tour hits Long Island

HEALTH and wellness

Mosquitoes are no longer pests that only come out at night, according to the Suffolk County Department of Health. A new species that targets its victims during the day has become an increasing problem on Long Island.  More...



Bean family of Amityville welcomes Jameson Ainsley

Jameson Ainsley Bean was born July 4, 2013 at 1:20 a.m., weighing 6.9 pounds and 20 inches long. His parents are Jaime J. and Mollie E. Bean of Amityville.  More...

Amityville On Parade

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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...

Ready your poles for upcoming fishing tournaments

The Babylon Tuna Club will be hosting its annual Tuna Tournament, Thurs., Aug. 8; Fri., Aug., 9; Sat., Aug. 10 and Sun., Aug. 11 at the Babylon Village Docks on Fire Island Ave. in Babylon Village.  More...

Long Island Bluegrass Festival set for Aug. 17

The Long Island Bluegrass Festival will be held Sat., Aug. 17, noon to 7 p.m. General admission is $15 and $10 for Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts members, seniors over 60, children ages eight to 12 and disable attendees. More...

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Notice or formation of Paddy’O Awnings LLC. More...

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