May 25, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

People in the News

Kindergarten students at West Babylon's Forest Avenue Elementary School recently celebrated Spring Hat Day. Parents were invited to join their children in creating a festive hat that was reflective of the season. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Schools announceWall of Fame nominees for 2006

The Babylon Varsity Boosters have announced their Year 2006 Wall of Fame inductees. Babylon's Wall features those who have achieved significant success in the school's athletic program. More...

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

Long Island Is Home, Sweet Home for Ducks

With each passing week, it is becoming more and more evident just how important home field advantage is for the Long Island Ducks. During the opening month of More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624 Protecting your Assets: Wednesday, May 31 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Join us for a seminar about new Medicaid laws. Free program. More...

Events & Bulletin

BaCCA Teen Theatre awards to be held June 2

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BaCCA) announced the 2006 Teen Theatre Awards. The awards reception will take place on June 2 at the Babylon Town Hall boardroom, beginning promptly at 7 p.m. More...

Babylon Library book sale to be held June 3

The Friends of the Babylon Public Library, 24 South Carll Ave., will hold a book sale, Saturday, June 3, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the library's community room. More...

Long Island Sportsman Association to host Vegas night

The Long Island Sportsman Association is sponsoring a Vegas night, Friday, June 9 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 588 Long Island Ave., Deer Park. The doors open at 7 p.m. There will be Roulette, Blackjack, Craps and Beat the Dealer. More...

Obituaries

Alan Saxton, 67, former West Islip resident

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John W. Nixon, lifelong resident of Lindenhurst

John W. Nixon, a lifelong resident of Lindenhurst, died April 11, 2006. More...

Joan Gerry, resident of West Islip

Joan Gerry, of West Islip, died April 17, 2006. Mrs. Gerry is predeceased by her husband Leonard Gerry. More...

Local voters give school budgets big okay

School district voters in BabylonT own and West Islip headed to the polls last week, giving significant support to their school budgets. More...

Police make weapons arrest near West Babylon High School

Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives and the First Precinct Gang Unit have arrested a 32 year old Ozone Park man for possessing brass knuckles and offering them for sale. More...

Black Tupelo trees in Babylon thrive for centuries

They stand tall, their ancient barks lined with age or balding. If they could speak, it would be with the wisdom of the ages. More...

 

People/Social

Dear Deer Park

Emily Margaret Kleiber, daughter of Michael and Amy Granz Kleiber, was one year of age on April 1. More...

Proud parents in Lindenhurst

Derek and Nathalie Ordway, of Lindenhurst, announce the birth of twins Aiyana Madelyn and Leila Barbara born February 18, 2006 at 7:30 a.m. and 7:24 a.m. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

IT WAS A BITTER SWEET EVENING for the large group of her friends when Marge Burns was the guest of honor at a farewell party at Southward Ho Country Club last week. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

Historical note: The VFW poppy is symbolic of World War I, but actually Memorial Day dates back to the Civil War. More...

Pets of the Week

Abraham picked up the other two kittens and now had all three in his lap. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial

We need to explore alternatives to burning at Bergen Point in West Babylon

Discussions are underway at the county level about whether to build a county-owned incincerator at the Bergen Point Sewer Treatment Plant or to move to privatize the construction, operation and maintenance of a new incinerator there. More...

Guest Opinion:

One GI remembers on this Memorial Day

Sand bags were stacked along the outside walls of Quonset huts gray corrugated metal arches. The sun and rain took turns beating on them alternating between dry and rainy seasons. At any time of the year, they were hot and humid as hell. More...













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