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Breaking News - 7/4/2015 12:06 PM

Amityville July 4th Parade honors WWII veterans - Free Access

Hundreds line the streets and attend ceremonies

Amityville residents and public officials were out this morning for the Village's annual Fourth of July parade, this year made special as local World War II veterans were honored. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Friday, July 3   • Long Island Banjo Society weekly meeting at 8 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission, for information call 516-889-2184.  • Teen Books and Heroes 6:30 p.m. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

I am retired. I have to keep reminding myself as I stay awake most of the night doing shelter rescue writing assignments and, especially last Friday, on my 10th anniversary of retiring from teaching, when I was up at 4 a.m. More...


Coverage of the LI Ducks

The Long Island Ducks have made what they hope to be a big splash.  On June 9, Long Island announced that they reached an agreement with former Duck infielder, Randy Ruiz, to return to the club in a player-coach role. More...



Amityville Oak and John Streets 631-264-0567   More...


Diane Lynn Milton, Amityville Memorial High School graduate, at 60

Diane Lynn Milton, of the Bronx, a former resident of Amityville and graduate of Amityville Memorial High School, died June 10, 2015. She was 60 years old.  Born Nov. More...


They served their country in World War II and beyond


We had the privilege over the past week to interview World War II veterans who live or lived in our community. The experience was humbling, thought provoking and inspiring.  More...

Amityville Village is struggling through change

Life is about change. It is sometimes uncomfortable, sometimes welcomed, sometimes disappointing and sometimes joyous. One thing that change always is, is inevitable.  More...


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Breaking News - 7/9/2015 2:49 PM

More information surfaces in Ondderdonk case - Free Access

More information has surfaced regarding the Amityville Village Board’s decision June 29 to suspend APO Eric Onderdonk without pay for 30 days.   More...

Breaking News - 7/7/2015 12:54 PM

Amityville Village Board suspends APO Onderdonk - Free Access

Details not released

The Amityville Village Board has suspended APO Erik Onderdonk without pay, effective July 1. The board made the decision at a special  meeting Monday morning, June 29. More...

Former Amityville High School students honor teacher

A group of former Amityville High School students gathered recently at the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages in Amherst to honor Charles Mark, one of their past teachers. More...



They served their country

On July 4, Amityville Village will honor its residents who served in World War II. Following are some of the stories of those veterans, part of America’s Greatest Generation.
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Joe Washenko, U.S. Navy

Joe Washenko remembers well the moment he learned that Japan had attacked the United States at Pearl Harbor. He was sitting in an auditorium and he was 17 years old. More...

Fred Nienberg, U.S. Navy

The modesty with which many World War II veterans describe their military experiences is often startling. And, so it is with Fred Nienberg who served in the U.S. Navy for six years, from 1941-1946.  More...

Events & 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, July 2   •Amityville Rotary weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Give the gift of time to the blind

Suffolk County Helen Keller Services for the Blind is seeking volunteers in western Suffolk County to spend one or two hours per week visiting blind, elderly people who are homebound. More...

Lindenhurst Class of ‘65 reunion set for Oct. 17

The Lindenhurst High School class of 1965 will be having a 50- year reunion Fri., Oct. 15 to Sun., Oct. 17, at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 3845 Veterans Hwy, Ronkonkoma. More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

Pursuant to Chapter 213, Article II of the Building Zone Ordinance of the Town of Babylon, notice is hereby given that the Town of Babylon Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing at Babylon Town Hall, 200 East More...

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