September 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

What are the projected costs to taxpayers?

The tax rate in the district is currently set as $154.40 per $100 of assessed valuation, as noted on the current Town of Babylon 2005-2006 tax bill. More...

Police seek public's help in bank robbery in Lindenhurst

Crime Stoppers and detectives from Suffolk County Major Case Investigations Unit are seeking the identity of a subject who robbed a local bank in August. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Ducks Playoff Roster Takes Shape As Season Reaches Final Week

Fowl Ball! Weekly report on the DUCKS

What a difference a month makes. Back in August, the Long Island Ducks' pitching rotation was in shambles after ace starter Pat Mahomes was signed away by the Kansas City Royals and a week later another starter, Tony Fiore, left for Taiwan. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

THE END OF AN ERA. Private schools have been closing the latest victim of high expenses and fewer students is The Hewlett School of East Islip. Founded in Hewlett, Long Island in 1914, the school moved to East Islip in the early 1940s. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Take out your social calendar. Here's a list of pet More...

Events & Bulletin

Long Island Country Music Association to host fall dance September 30

The Long Island Country Music Association will be holding its first fall dance Saturday, September 30, 8 p.m. to midnight at the Irish American Hall, 297 Willis Ave., Mineola. The doors open 7:30 p.m. Music will be provided byD.J. Cousin Brucie. More...

St. Paul's Reformed Church Fall Festival to be held Sept. 23

St. Paul's Reformed Church of North Babylon, 158 Phelps Ln. is holding a fall festival Saturday, September 23, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Church grounds. The Church is located off Deer Park Avenue. For information call the Church at 631-661-5562. More...

Babylon United Methodist Church to host auction September 30

The Babylon United Methodist Church, 21 James St., Babylon, will host Dennis Guidice of the Amity Auction galleries, as their guest. Guidice will appraise items brought in by the people attending. This will be held Saturday, September 30, 9:30 a.m. More...

Opinion

Vatican learns terrorism knows no bounds

Once again, words, have raised the furor of the fanatic Islamic population, which has hijacked an ancient and noble religion and twisted its meaning for political and personal gains. More...

Babylon remembers its 9/11 victims

Dear Editor: September is a time for change and change is not always something we look forward to. More...

BSD votes to put bond resolutions before voters

Babylon School District voters will be asked to approve two separate bond vote resolutions on November 14, one permitting the district to float a $9.35 million infrastructure and health and safety capital construction project, and the other a $1.9 mi More...

Babylon rips Mercy in opener, 49-0

The Babylon Panthers started their football season with a powerful 49-0 victory over the Mercy Monarchs Saturday night at Williams Field. The contest had been scheduled for Friday, but had to be postponed because of lightning conditions. More...

Bank robbery in West Babylon

Detectives from the Suffolk County Police Department Major Case Investigations Unit are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the Suffolk Federal Credit Union, 50-110 Route 109, West Babylon, on Tuesday, September 12, 2006. More...

Amityville girl struck and injured after walking away from ice-cream truck

A five-year-old Amityville girl was struck and seriously injured by a car after buying ice cream from a vendor's truck on West Smith Street where she lived. More...

 

People/Social

New teachers welcomed to Lindenhurst

For the 2006-07 school year, the Lindenhurst School District officially welcomes 24 new fulltime teachers to its schools. More...

Senator Johnson visits Forest Avenue Elementary School

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, recently paid a visit to the Forest Av More...

Cornacchia shares his Recollections of Fire Island

Recently, Harold Cornacchia, age 92, of New Hyde Park, visited the Fire Island Lighthouse. His personal account, More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624 AARP Driver Course: Tuesday, September 26 and Thursday, September 28 from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $10 pp fee. More...

Obituaries

Longtime Babylon resident, School teacher Eva Marusak

Babylon resident and grammar school teacher Eva Helen Marusak (nee Stankiewicz), passed away July 7, 2006 in Hagerstown, Maryland. She was 90 years old. More...

Rocco Cona: longtime Deer Park Fire Dept. member

Former Deer Park resident and volunteer firefigher Rocco Cona Sr. died August 15, 2006. He was 68 years old. More...

Suzanne Lawrence, lifelong Babylon resident

Native Babylonian resident Suzanne W. Lawrence died on August 8, 2006 after a short illness following a stroke. She was 88 years old and spent her entire life in Babylon. More...













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