August 31, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Bikes and more bait 300 kids to Snapper Derby in Babylon

The Babylon Tuna Club hosted its annual Snapper Derby August 19, 2006. Approximately 300 children up to 12-years-old registered to fish off the Babylon Village pier. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

New principal named at Lindenhurst Elementary

Students and staff of Harding Avenue Elementary School in Lindenhurst will see a new face leading the way when they return to school in September. More...

Fowl Ball!

Rivalry Heats Up Between Ducks and Bluefish

Ducks manager Don McCormack and Bridgeport Bluefish manager Dave Lapoint are good friends. When Lapoint, who was Long Island's pitching coach just last season, got married earlier this summer, McCormack was in attendance. More...

Library

This week at the library

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

Events & Bulletin

Ever-popular Babylon Country Fair coming Sunday, September 10th

The 33rd annual Babylon Beautification Society Country fair kicks off at noon, S u n d a y, September 10 at Argyle Lake with the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla and American Legion Post 94 trooping the colors and local s i n g e r C h r i s t i R e i More...

Brightwaters Public Library to present China Doll author Tuesday, September 5

The South Suffolk Chapter of the National Organization for Women will present author Talia Carner who will discuss the writing of her new novel More...

Free Irish Gaelic classes to begin September 14

The Gerry Tobin Irish Language School's new semester of free, weekly Irish Gaelic classes will begin Thursday September 14 including: Mommy, Daddy and Me for children and their parents, 7:15 to 8 p.m.; Absolute Beginner Phonetics and Sentence Structu More...

Opinion

Covenants have to mean something

Last week, a front-page story outlined the controversy surrounding the Bridgeview Townhouse units in Babylon Village, a longstanding disagreement between the developer and the Village that has, unfortunately, impacted upon the lives of people, two of More...

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Public Commentary

Rate of LI's growth demands alternate energy sources

Dear Editor: I have lived in the Town of Babylon for more than 50 years; during that time I have seen many changes. The south shore of Long Island has become overgrown and overpopulated. More...

West Babylon Little League working through major controversy

A letter sent out to the members of the West Babylon Little League by the Little League board charges that the organization's President, Ray Cody, violated Little League regulations and policies and should be removed. More...

Babylon football braces another great season

Lotsa whoops and hollers among the players and shouts of "Good Practice" from the coaches - the sounds at Williams Field were up in the first week of practice. The Babylon Panthers were at it again. More...

West Babylon School Transportation Department recognized

The transportation department of the West Babylon School District recently received an outstanding More...

 

People/Social

West Islip students win big at Long Island Science Congress

Students in the West Islip Research Program were very busy this year. More...

Wedding bells ring

Ryan Magill, a valedictorian of the Babylon High School Class of 1999, married Katheryn ElizabethW alker August 5, 2006 in the bride's hometown of Jackson, Michigan. More...

Guilds of Good Samaritan present scholarships to local high school graduates

The Guilds of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recently presented West Islip's Dana Legala and N o r t h B a b y l o n ' s Claudia Diaz More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Pets of the Week

Henry has turned his misfortune into a mega mission of mercy. This 3legged California cat is a therapist, literary celebrity, and philanthropist. More...

Obituaries

Edward Whitlatch, 75, longtime E. Islip and Fire Island resident

Edward "Ed" Whitlatch, who was a longtime dual resident of East Islip and Fire Island, was a professional carpenter, craftsman and contractor who built and improved many homes on his beloved Fire Island. More...

Glendore Raub, West Babylon resident

West Babylon resident Glendore V. Raub died August 4, 2006. Her family said she will always be remembered as a devoted wife and loving mother. More...

Paul D'Amaro, 77, retired Supreme Court Judge

Retired Supreme Court Justice and active Suffolk County Democrat Paul T. D'Amaro died August 10, 2006 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. The 50-year Deer Park resident was 77 years old. More...













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