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Babylon HS DECA Club celebrates success New York State Career Conference & Competition

Twenty-seven Babylon High School business and marketing students traveled to Rochester for the annual New York State DECA Career Conference and Competition, March 6 to 9. More...

K of C holds Free Throw Championship

D'Attoma and Tom Maliszewski were all on hand to help make it a memorable event for the youngsters. All participants receive patches and winners earn certificates, plaques and the opportunity to advance to the next round of competition. More...

Scholars in the News

+Named to the dean's list for the fall 2006 semester at the College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York are Jacquelyn Simms of Babylon, Kira Grunenberg of West Islip and Jarred Haynes of Wyandanch. More...

Obituaries

William Kolb, of West Islip, automobile enthusiast

William Kolb, a longtime resident of West Islip, died January 19, 2007. He was 44 years old. Born in Queens, he spent most of his life on the South Shore in West Islip. More...

Attention family members and funeral directors

Obituary notices are printed without charge, as space permits. More...

Catherine Gaus, formerly of Massapequa and North Babylon

Catherine M. Gaus, who lived in Massapequa and North Babylon, died March 11, 2007 in Kingston, New York. She was 77 years old and owned the Simpson-Gaus Funeral Home in Kingston, New York. More...

Babylon Town passes new law to address irresponsible landlords

The ink on the paper of the Babylon Town press release announcing a new law designed to crack down on "irresponsible" landlords wasn't even dry when it raised a vitriolic response from a representative of the Coalition of Homeowners, Landlords and T More...

Scordino, Basile, Davida reelected in Babylon Village

In an uncontested Babylon Village Board race, Mayor Ralph Scordino was reelected with 429 votes and Trustees Debbie Basile and Anthony Davida won with 437 and 435 votes respectively. The only write-in was for Trustee Kevin Muldowney for Mayor. More...

 

People/Social

TOB preparing for third phase of Deer Park Avenue improvement

The Town of Babylon is preparing to complete the third phase of its improvements along Deer Park Avenue, a project that Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone said was long overdue. More...

The hometeam rundowns

Copiague Loses in State Semifinals Copiague made its first trip to the New York State semifinals this year. It was as far as it would go, though. The Eagles lost to perennial Class AA favorite Mount Vernon, 81-64. More...

Power Squadron installs new officers

The Great South Bay Power Squadron of the United States Power Squadrons has installed its new officers for 2007-2008. The Change of Watch meeting was on Friday, February 16 at the Rusy-Bohm American Legion Post, Nassau Avenue, Islip. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Tougher Town Public Nuisance law is good; enforcment is even better

Babylon Town moved this week to strengthen its Public Nuisance Laws by assuming the legal authority to take eviction proceedings against anyone living in a home who is causing a disturbance. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONSĂ‘by Kevin Eastwood

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Be wiser, not a whiner, about school votes

If you have not attended a school budget meeting, now is the time. The final decisions about your school, its spending, staffing and programs, are being made. More...

Opinion

Enforcement is as important as the laws

The Amityville Village Board is considering enacting its own law to restrict the locations where convicted violent sexual felons can live in the Village. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Religious presence in community is vital to its moral fiber

Dear Editor: In reference to the article dated January 10, 2007 "North Amityville Church to be Demolished- Finally" by Tiffany Elliot, we, the pastor and members of the Circle of Love Ministry Worldwide, are writing to you to let you know how appal More...













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