November 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Village of Babylon asked to address problems with teens

A meeting between residents, Village officials and Babylon School officials was held recently to address some of the problems that surfaced on Halloween, as groups of youths traveled throughout the Village vandalizing property and causing noise and More...

Christmas comes to Lindenhurst

Lindenhurst Village is preparing for its holiday celebrations. On Sunday December 3, residents are being asked to join Lindenhurst Mayor Tom Brennan in the Village from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst school district gets LIPA rebate

At the November 1 Board of Education meeting, representatives from Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) presented the Lindenhurst School District with a rebate check in the amount of $116,715. More...

North Babylon school holds Pajama Book Fair

Students in North Babylon's William E. DeLuca Elementary School enjoyed a recent Scholastic Book Fair held at night. Students and parents had an opportunity to meet after hours to share in the joy of reading. More...

Target visits West Islip Elementary School

The Manetuck Elementary School in West Islip recently welcomed several representatives from the Target Department Store chain, who presented Principal Mary Anderson and her students and staff with a check for $616. More...

Obituaries

Emmett Keneally, avid local volunteer & BOCES teacher

Former longtime Western Suffolk BOCES school administrator Emmett J. Keneally will be remembered as a devoted family man and avid volunteer in his Babylon community. Mr. Keneally, 58, died unexpectedly October 16, 2006. More...

David Whelan: 62, Suffolk County bus driver

R. David Whelan, a 23-year West Islip resident and Suffolk County Transit driver, died November 1, 2006. He was 62 years old. Born and raised in Bay Shore, he later moved to West Islip with his wife, Agnes. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Let's bring unruly youths in line

Several incidents over the past couple of weeks point to a disturbing trend in Babylon Village. Groups of youngsters are gathering and causing problems by acting irresponsibly, discourteously and like hoodlums. More...

OLG did help healing begin after arrest of former priest

An editorial in last week's edition referred to the fact that no mention of the child pornography charges of a former priest at Our Lady of Grace R.C. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Village and County work on plan for Frederick Canal

Comprehensive solution to address build up of eel grass and odors sought

On most hot summer days, residents living on and near Frederick Canal in Babylon Village come under assault by the stench of decomposing eel grass that gets trapped in the canal behind their homes. More...

Town treelighting festivities set for December 10th, 4 p.m.

Supervisor Steven Bellone and Councilwoman Carol Quirk, Parks Committee, invite all Town of Babylon residents to the Town's annual Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony. More...

BabylonVillage to kick off holiday celebrations this weekend

The two events that mark the official kickoff to the holiday season in Babylon Village will be held December 3-the annual tree lighting ceremony and Wassail Bowl. More...

 

People/Social

It's a girl!

Greg and Erika Brucia of Carlsbad, California announce the birth of Nina Pearl on October 12, 2006. She weighed nine pounds, eleven ounces and joins her sisters Eva Grace, Lila Claire and Annika Rose. The grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. More...

Armed Services News

Army Staff Sgt. Matthew C. Nelson, whose wife Jeanna is the daughter of John L. and Kathy C. Nardi of Seigel Blvd., Bablyon, N.Y. is a member of the U.S. Army Field Band, the official Musical Ambassadors of the Army headquartered at Fort George G. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

It's written that Noah built an ark to ensure zoological diversity. Back then, he didn't know (or care) that genes were the blueprints for life. He probably wouldn't have believed it. Being a typical man, he didn't take a map either. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 South Carll Avenue 669-1624 AARP Driver Safety Course: Tuesday, December 5 & Thursday the 7th from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. each day. $10 pp fee. 6-week Yoga course: Wednesday, Dec. 6, 13, 20, 27, Jan. 17 & 24 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

BabylonVillage Arts Council

November was an exciting month for BVAC. A Wine and cheese reception was held at the Babylon Village Historical Society Building on November 3 to bring the watercolor artwork of local Babylon resident Anne Chiavoli to the Babylon community. More...

Christmas at the Conklin House begins Friday

On Friday, December 1, 6 to 9 p.m., Babylon Village's historic Conklin House will once again be decorated in all her glory to celebrate the holiday season. More...

Babylon Lions hold annual softball game

The Babylon Lions staged their annual softball game against Monsignor Tom Hartmann's Over the Hill softball team to raise funds for Christa House. Over 150 participated in the fun event. More...













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