April 5, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

OLC honors local residents for half century of service

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center recently honored James J. and Muriel Smith, active members of the West Islip and Babylon communities for close to 50 years, for their dedication to numerous community organizations. More...

Bulldogs baseball in action

by Ron Busse More...

Carol Quirk honored

Supervisor Richard Schaffer and the Babylon Town Board recently honored Carol Quirk of the Deer Park Soccer Club and Barbara Kenny of the West Babylon Soccer Club with certificates of recognition for their service and induction into the Long Island More...

Deer Park Fire Department Juniors sworn in

Deer Park Fire Department Junior's officers were sworn in at the recent inspection and awards ceremony held at the headquarters on Lake Avenue. More...

Toner named to Republic Airport Commission

The Republic Airport commission has reelected its current chairman, Frank Nocerino of North Massapequa and commission member Gerard Toner of West Babylon has been named as vice chairman of the group for a term that lasts throughout 2001. More...

Special Sections

Events & Bulletin

Community meeting in West Islip

Suffolk County Leg. Angie Carpenter (R-West Islip), will be holding a community meeting, tonight, April 5, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the West Islip American Legion Post at 340 Union Blvd., West Islip. More...

Widowed Men and Women

St. Monica More...

Historic bayfront showplace hosts benefit

On Sunday, April 22, 1 to 5 p.m. More...

Obituaries

William J. Godfrey M.D., Babylon resident and local physician

William J. Godfrey M.D., of Babylon, died Monday, March 12, 2001 after a brief illness. Dr. Godfrey had been a general practitioner in his office on Fire Island Avenue, Babylon since 1952. More...

Jeanette Pelzer, 80, retired clerk, former West Babylon resident

Jeanette Pelzer, a retired clerk for the Suffolk County Department of Social Services and a former West Babylon resident died March 15 at Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety Harbor, Florida. She was 80 years old. More...

Joan Romoka-Farrell, past president of WI American Legion Auxiliary

Joan Romoka-Farrell, of Hauppauge, died March 3, 2001. She was the past president of the West Islip American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and past president of the Bay Shore Loyal Order of Moose Ladies Auxiliary. More...

Local school districts present final drafts of upcoming school budgets

As school districts across Long Island prepare their annual budgets for the 2001-02 school year, escalating costs for insurance, together with those costs associated with higher enrollment, are driving up school spending plans. More...

People in the News

Babylon Lion President Steve McGrath thanks State Judge Gaetan B. Lozito for sharing some of her experience as assistant district attorney and New York State judge. More...

Schools, police respond to students‘ threats

A teacher in the Babylon School District received a threatening e-mail message last week, setting into action a series of steps that eventually led to the arrest of a 12-year-old student. Police gave this account: More...

Three-year quarterback signed letter to attend Fordham University

Erik Conroy, a standout three-year quarterback for the Lindenhurst High School varsity football team, has recently signed a letter of intent to attend Fordham University in the Bronx where he has received a scholarship in excess of $100,000 for four More...

Babylon Town Board honors the West Babylon Panther’s soccer team

SupervisorRicahrd Schaffer and the Babylon Town Board recently honored the West Babylon Panther More...

Sumpwams Garden Club

The March meeting of the Sumpwams Garden Club was opened by Marie Capitano, president. The new slate of officers for the coming year were voted for. A luncheon was served followed by a design workshop presented by Martha Dodson. More...

Speakers available through Suffolk Courts Suffolk County’s District Administrative Judge Gail Prudent stated that

"The Suffolk County Courts More...

POLICE BLOTTER

The following incidents have been reported by the Suffolk County Police Department More...

 

Schools/Sports

Wheaties has nothing on these students

Fourteen Deer Park High School students, one for each department, were honored for their outstanding achievements during a breakfast, rightfully entitled the Breakfast of Champions. Whether the nomination was based on the student More...

Lindenhurst kindergarteners perform

Just before the holiday recess, the three kindergarten classes of Jennifer Griczewicz, Laura Viegas and Tara Vento, at Lindenhurst More...

Woods Road students help senoir citizens

The North Babylon, Woods Road Elementary School Computer Club and Student Council are instructing senior citizens in computer use. More...

Opinion

We must hold our young people accountable for their actions

We applaud our local school officials who are taking a tough-love approach to the incidents of threats via the internet and other irresponsible actions by students. More...

Palm Sunday; a day of optimism and hope

Dear Editor: More...

Arbitration leads to deficits and tax increases Dear Editor:

Binding arbitration has served its usefulness in the past, but the time has come for it to go. Extravagant awards by arbitrators to some union groups have devastating affects on County government. More...













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