August 20, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Amityville's Mike James makes LI proud as NBA star

Amityville native and professional basketball player Mike James doesn More...

NBA Championship

On Friday, Michael James of Amityville, who was part of the NBA Championship team, the Pistons, and just signed with the Milwaukee Bucks, held a press conference announcing that he would be seeking sponsors and funding within the Town of Babylon to r More...

Homicide victim identified

The Suffolk County Police Department Homicide Squad has identified the women found on July 26 on Little East Neck Road, Wyandanch, as Tamara Brown, age 28. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Good Samaritan Hospital recipient of donations from Westbrook Elementary students

Students and their families from Westbrook Elementary School, West Islip, recently held a successful Mother/ Baby Drive to support patients and their families at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. More...

National Business Honor Society inducts

West Babylon High School students

The National Business Honor Society recently held its induction ceremony for West Babylon High School students. Business chairperson Lynn McCabe coordinated the ceremony, which featured a speech by inductee Kathleen Schlageter. More...

Lindenhurst Council of PTA’s installs new officers

At a recent meeting, the Lindenhurst Council of PTA More...

Obituaries

Robert V. DeRienzo, resident of Lindenhurst for 35 years

Christmas was a big deal in Robert DeRienzo More...

William J. White, of Brentwood

William J. White, of Brentwood, died August 8, 2004. More...

Kenneth L. Mearns, 40-year resident of Babylon Village

Throughout his life, Kenneth Mearns loved fishing, hunting and the out of doors. He was a regular on the Great South Bay, and instilled a love of nature in his children. More...

Opinion

Mike James, a star athlete and a great human being

It More...

Humanity is the cure for all social ills

On July 8, in a Letter to the Editor, a Ms. Teresa Foster of Amityville, expressed her horror over the racism displayed during a basketball game. We should all be grateful that there are local residents who descry such behavior. More...

Waging war is not a partisan pursuit, says writer

My maternal grandfather who arrived on American soil in the 1860s told his children as they grew, vote democratic locally, if you wish, but for President vote Republican. More...

Four Senior Girl Scouts receive Girl Scout Gold Award

The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award in Girl Scouting. This program challenges Senior Girl Scouts to excel in leadership, service and self-development. More...

Former Babylonian finds a new life in art and poetry

Mildred Baur Kerr and her husband Donald left their home on Argyle Park Lake in Babylon in 1985 to be closer to their young grandchildren. More...

Good Samaritan Hospital starts Listening Therapy program

The Stephanie Joyce Kahn Foundation (SJK) recently presented Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, with two Listening Carts, one suited for children and the other for adults, complete with audio tapes and cassette players. More...

Mail from Greece

An American girl

There have been many exciting things that have been going on to build up to the 2004 Summer Olympics Games. The Olympic water polo teams have played test matches at the same pool in which I swim. More...

 

People/Social

Berkshire Nursing Center hosts July 4 celebration

Members of Babylon Lodge visited Berkshire Nursing Center and had a July 4 celebration. Many residents joined in the singing and playing of games and won prizes. More...

Good Samaritan Hospital holds annual Golf Classic

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center's seventh annual Golf Classic was held on July 7 at Southward Ho Country Club in Bay Shore. More...

Beatrice Smith celebrates 101st

Beatrice Smith, a lifetime Babylon Village resident, age 101, visited Babylon's newest restaurant, The Carriage House. She truly enjoyed reminiscing while she viewed the old photos of Babylon Village hanging on the walls. More...

Events & Bulletin

Calendar

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
SATURDAY, August 21
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LIBOR donates $1,500 to aid flood victims

On August 10, the Long Island Board of Realtors®, Inc. presented a check for $1,500 to the President of the Dominican Civic and Cultural Committee of Long Island. More...

Senator Fuschillo secures funding for

Jones Beach State Park

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. More...













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