November 17, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Local libraries throughout state fight for more aid

The New York State Library Association is making a public plea for a multimillion dollar increase in the state education budget for library support. More...

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Schools/Sports

Udall Road Middle School in West Islip donates nearly $3,000 to hurricane relief

Students in the Udall Road Middle School in West Islip have raised $2,920 for the Red Cross and Salvation Army More...

Lindenhurst elementary schools pick the perfect pumpkins at PTA celebration

In mid-October, students at all Lindenhurst elementary schools had the chance to pick the perfect pumpkin, as part of the PTA More...

Babylon school teachers & students honored

The New York State Art Teachers Association has announced that Celeste Topazio is the 2005 Art Educator of the Year from Region 10. Ms. Topazio was chosen from a very distinguished field of nominees. More...

Obituaries

James Barylski, former Suffolk Police Sergeant

West Islip resident James J. Barylski received five commendations during the 33 years he served as a police sergeant in the Suffolk County Police Department. Mr. Barylski died September 24, 2005. He was 75 years old. More...

James A. O’Rourke, of West Islip

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Mary Missig, of Lindenhurst

Mary E. Missig (nee Campbell) of Lindenhurst, died October 11, 2005. She was 94 years old. More...

Opinion

Voters make a statement for good government

More than a week has passed since the November 8th elections and many have had the opportunity to sit back and analyze the results. More...

Iraq is no victory for the thousands lost

Your gratuitous celebration of "victory" in your editorial "Freedom at a high cost" is insulting not only to our own citizens but also to the "oppressed Iraqi people" in whose name you say these sacrifices were made (Bea More...

MTA plan squanders

LI commuters

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Heard it on the Grapevine

WE HONORED OUR VETERANS last Friday with a good crowd lining the Deer Park Avenue sidewalks as the parade went by. The Robert Moses Middle School Band, the Vietnam Veterans More...

Storming the field for the big game

West Babylon High School recently held its annual Homecoming celebration, despite the incliemente weather. A large number of fans came out to support the school's football team at the biggest game of the season. More...

Election results*

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People/Social

Kids selling lemonade for school aid and better schools

With the start of another school year and still no action by the state legislature to comply with the order by the state More...

Announcing the engagement of Kristy Ann to Robert Scott Langis

Susan and Robert Constantine, of West Islip, announce the engagement of their daughter Kristy Ann to Robert Scott Langis, the son of Robert and Debra Langis of Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania. More...

Babylon Rotary honors teachers in Budapest, Hungary

Recognizing dedicated hard work, members of the Rotary Clubs of Budapest and Babylon as well as some of the representatives of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the editorial staff of the scientific journal World of Nature, honored two high schoo More...

Events & Bulletin

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week

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Young Boaters Course meeting in Amityville

Shown in the photo are the recent graduates of the Young Boaters Course which was held at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club, Amityville. More...

Helen Keller Services seeks volunteers

Suffolk County Helen Keller Services for the Blind is seeking volunteers in all areas of Suffolk County to spend one or two hours a week visiting blind, elderly people who are home bound. More...













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