August 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Good Samaritan Hospital awards five Nursing Scholarships

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recently held its first annual memorial Nursing Scholarship Awards Ceremony. More...

West Babylon visited by National Literacy expert

The West Babylon School District was recently visited by Dr. Timothy Rasinski, National Literacy expert. Rasinski held workshops on fluency and comprehension for educators in the district's Performing Arts Center. More...

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Schools/Sports

Fowl Ball!

Ducks prepare to welcome three millionth fan; playoff tickets are selling fast

They may be struggling on the field, but the Long Island Ducks are flying at the box office. The team's recent poor play has had absolutely no effect on ticket sales as local fans continue to flock to Citibank Park to show their support. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Pets of the Week

Big, black dogs. Not a selling point at a shelter. Although huge, they seem invisible when people walk through the kennels. The big, black dog is often the last to be adopted. Many in municipal shelters, even magnificent ones, never find new homes. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624 Sign up now for the "All about E-mail" course: September 3 from 10 a.m.-noon. $10 pp fee payable by check or money order only. More...

Opinion

Despite its detractors, Levy bill on illegal immigration is a fair and responsible measure

Once again, S.C. Steve Levy's proposal to require that companies doing business with the County are law abiding, and that they enjoy no unfair advantage over their competitors by hiring illegal immigrants, has come under assault. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Americans can't give what they don't have

Dear Editor: "These are the times that try men's souls." With these words Thomas Paine began a series of articles entitled The Crisis. What Thomas Paine said in 1776 is true now, 230 years later. More...

Copiague resident to run for seat on Town Board

For more than two decades, Jacqueline Gordon of Copiague has served her country as a member of the United States Army, including serving two tours in Iraq. Now, the Copiague resident wants to serve her Town. More...

Summer Concert Program Argyle Park Gazebo

Friday evenings at 8:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Village of Babylon FREE ADMISSION More...

Town of Babylon recognizes work of United Way

Angela Brooks, special assistant to the Town of Babylon supervisor and United Way campaign manager, along with Janice E. Tinsley Colbert, Town Clerk, present a certificate of appreciation to More...

Local resident graduates from Army ROTC leaders training course at Fort Knox, KY

James P. Lazak has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. More...

 

People/Social

Local residents enjoy an evening on the lawn at Nathaniel Conklin House in Babylon Village

On July 8 more than 80 local residents enjoyed an evening theatrical performance on the lawn at the Nathaniel Conklin House in Babylon Village sponsored by the Babylon Village Arts Council(BVAC). An evening performance of More...

New athletic director heads to Lindenhurst School District

For the 2006-07 school year, student athletes and coaches throughout the Lindenhurst School District will notice a change from previous years. More...

Benefit for Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition held at Venetian Yacht Club

The benefit for the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition (BBCC) was held at the Venetian Yacht Club in Babylon Village where 275 guests were treated to a variety of epicurean delights from local restaurants, bakeries and distributors. More...

Events & Bulletin

Parenting Support Group to meet September 30th

Family Service League's Iovino Family Center, 1444 Fifth Ave., Bay Shore, is offering an eight week parenting support group to help ease parents through the daily struggles of parenting. The group will meet Saturdays beginning September 30, 11 a.m. More...

Volunteers needed to assistannual Check-Out Hunger Campaign from October 1 through January 1

Long Island Cares, Inc. The Harry Chapin Food Bank is looking for volunteers to assist with its 14th Annual Check-Out Hunger Campaign from October 1 2006 through January 1, 2007. More...

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney visits Summer Fun Days diabetes camp at the Suffolk County Farm

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney visited with some of the dozens of children who participated in the 2006 Summer Fun Days diabetes camp run by Cornell Cooperative Extension at the Suffolk County Farm. More...













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