June 30, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Retiring BSD board members honored

During the June Board of Education meeting, retiring trustees, shown, left to right, Janet Lipman, Gary Repetto and Barbara Keneally were praised for their hard work and accomplishments on behalf of the children of Babylon Village. More...

Babylon All-Village Celebration coming Sunday, July 17; order tickets now

The annual All-Village Celebration in Babylon Village takes place Sunday, July 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. under the tent on the Conklin House Green, 280 Deer Park Avenue. More...

Police arrest No. Babylon man in connection with marijuana farm

Suffolk County Police Department First Squad Detectives have arrested a North Babylon man for operating an indoor hydroponic marijuana farm at two West Babylon warehouses he was renting. More...

Sen. Charles Fuschillo visits Lindenhurst Middle School

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently visited Lindenhurst Middle School to view a public exhibition of the Lindenhurst School District More...

Prostitution arrests at massage parlor in NB

Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section Officers executed a search warrant at a North Babylon massage parlor and arrested two Queens More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

IT TOOK A LOT OF HARD WORK, but "Trish" and Jerry Snover have completed the move into their new office in Argyle Square. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

The EPA is finally doing something to warn people about Hartz Mountain flea products. It More...

Events & Bulletin

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
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Keep in Islip Clean holds Great American Clean-up

Keep Islip Clean (KIC) has announced that the 2005 Great American Cleanup wrap-up report has been submitted to Keep America Beautiful and noted that this was another banner year thanks to the participation of many dedicated volunteers throughout More...

BBCC holds Chefs for a Cause fundraiser

More than 250 guests attended the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition More...

West Babylon alumni receives achievement award

West Babylon Superintendent of Schools Mel Noble congratulates Andrea Carlino of the 1997 graduating class of West Babylon Senior High School for receiving the Principal More...

Town escapes costly decision as courts reject class action status in garbage district case

Judge upholds plaintiff's claim that taxes should be reimbursed

A decision handed down on a longstanding case against the Town of Babylon provided the town with a financial victory, but maintained the integrity of the plaintiff More...

Stabbing death of a 23-year-old Bay Shore man

The Suffolk County Police Department Homicide Squad is investigating the stabbing death of a 23-year-old Bay Shore man. More...

BHS Our Town players win art award

Thirteen awards were presented by the Town of Babylon Community Council of the Arts for excellence in theatre and when the judging was done, Babylon High School had accepted five of them. More...

First Babylon Bay Fest set for Wednesday July 27

The first annual Babylon Bay Fest, which will be held rain or shine July 27, celebrates summer, community, family and Babylon's historical liaison with the Great South Bay. More...

Man pulled to safety from evacuation site in N.Babylon

Suffolk County Police First Precinct officers responded to a call for assistance to help a West Babylon man who was trapped and buried in a hole. More...

Police arrest four men in Wyandanch shooting

Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives have arrested four men for shooting a Wyandanch male and female at a local barbecue on Monday night, June 10. More...

 

People/Social

They're engaged!

Mr. and Mrs. Barend R. Van Leeuwen, of Babylon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alison Van Leeuwen, to Edward F. Rykowski III of Sea Cliff, the son of Jeanne Martone. A May 2006 wedding is planned. More...

Earth Day cleanup held

The Babylon High School Roots and Shoots organization, the youth division of the globally active Jane Goodall Institute, conducted a cleanup at the Carll More...

So long,Vinny

Vincent Rigano, the postal window clerk at the Babylon Post Office, is retiring after 28 years of postal service, 19 of which were spent at the post office on Cooper Street in Babylon Village. More...

Obituaries

Edna Brackett, formerly of Copiague

Edna Rose Brackett, a resident of Virginia Beach, Virginia and formerly of Copiague and Lindenhurst, died May 19, 2005 at Sentara Bayside Hospital in Virginia Beach. She was 80 years old. More...

Peter Gillard of North Babylon

Peter J. Gillard, of North Babylon, died April 24, 2005. More...

Veteran Anthony Roberto of West Babylon

Anthony (PopPop) Roberto, of West Babylon, died April 29, 2005. He was 82 years old. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Supreme Court decision vacates property rights for all Americans

The United States Supreme Court ruling last week effectively lengthened the intrusive arm of the federal government, permitting it to seize personal property from its citizens for almost any reason. More...

Culprit in swan incident sought

The Dalton Point residents have been enjoying the nesting season by watching the progress of a swan couple raising their cygnets. They were hatched alongside Pamequa Canal, located on the east side of Araca Road in Babylon Village. More...

Main Street Bay Shore could use sprucing up

As a West Islip resident who runs up to 10 miles a night, their is nothing more enjoyable then when I run through Main Street in Babylon. More...













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