October 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Families of military personnel enjoy a day at Amityville Reserves

For Commander Ed Keeshan, the progress being made in Iraq may not seem very dramatic to Americans, but it is markedly dramatic for the Iraqis who have lived under a brutal regime for generations. More...

Babylon Football:

Panthers zap mariners 30-9

Friday night's weather was brisk and the Southampton Mariners came to town with an upset in mind. They clearly sought to avenge last season's playoff elimination at the hands of the Babylon Panthers. But their hopes were dashed by a better team. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Students in Lindenhurst head back to school

On Wednesday, September 6, the nine schools within the Lindenhurst School District were once again open for business. More...

West Islip senior selected to represent NYS Science Congress

Lauren Olsen, a senior in the West Islip Research Program was selected to represent Long Island at the New York State Science Congress. More...

West Babylon Schools are the only in New York State chosen to participate in Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Three schools in the West Babylon School District Tooker Avenue, West Babylon Junior High School and West Babylon Senior High School, were recently selected as pilot schools in the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's Healthy Schools Program. More...

Events & Bulletin

Uncle Brothers come to Babylon Elementary School

On September 26, the Uncle Brothers came to Babylon Elementary School. The kindergarten, first and second graders enjoyed their first musical performance of the new school year by cheering, clapping and singing along. More...

ALA News

Members of Babylon Unit 94 along with Auxiliary and Legion members from Nassau and Queens welcomed Department President Joan Cacamo and her staff along with Department Commander James Casey and SAL Detachment command for the Department of New York Al More...

Obituary notice brings friends together after decades

In April 1949, as Harry Truman sat in the White House and the wheels of the Baby Boom were just beginning to turn, two women shared their first day at work together in Pilgrim State Hospital in West Brentwood. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Yanks loss is a big win for baseball

The avid Yankee fans and baseball pundits will be analyzing the sorry plight of the Bronx Bombers in 2006 for years to come. They will have a lot more insight and more to say than we ever could here, but an observation we will not let pass is this. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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North Babylon School District discussing move to at-large elections

Is there a move afoot in North Babylon to change how school district residents elect Board of Education members? More...

People in the News

Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco, shown left, was recently presented with an American Flag that flew over Iraq with our military forces. The U.S. flag flew over Camp Victory, the Crossed Swords Monument and the Abu Ghraib Prison in Baghdad. More...

Apples and Arts Festival at the Conklin House this weekend

Fall is here and with it the eleventh annual Apples and Arts Festival at the Conklin House, where the work of many of our area artists will be on display, including painters, sculptors, graphic artists and mixed media specialists. More...

Correction

A story that appeared in last weeks edition, Lindenhurst residents runs for Town Board, had the incorrect name for Republican candidate Mark Gallo. We apologize for the error. More...

 

People/Social

Central Islip Fire Department celebrates 100 years

Islip Town Council members Christopher D. Bodkin, Pamela J. Greene and Steven J. Flotteron recently assisted in celebrating Central Islip Fire More...

Legislator Steve Stern throws first pitch at Long Island Ducks game

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD, recently received the honor of throwing out the first pitch at a Long Island More...

Public Commentary

Babylon Village Turf Field advocates respond to opponents

Dear Editor; I am writing in response to the letter you published on October 5, 2006 written by Bill Costanzo of Babylon raising objections to the turf field. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

October is Fire Prevention month with reminders to practice escape drills and check smoke detector batteries. Pets can be fire victims too. More...

Heard It On The Grapevine

A BABYLON YACHT CLUB TRADITION. The 14th annual Louis H. Orr Memorial Trophy race was held on October 1 on a perfect day for sailing. More...

Obituaries

Joseph Dailey: Babylon graduate & former Deer Park resident

Family was the most important thing in life to Joseph B. "Ben" Dailey, who grew up in Babylon and lived in Deer Park for about 45 years. More...

Michael Gilbert: 43, formerly of Bay Shore

Michael Gilbert, whose family he said enjoyed life and all it had to offer, died September 23, 2006 at New York Hospital in Flushing. He was 43 and had been born in Bay Shore. 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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