May 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

People in the News

Students in Frank Sblendorio and Susan Burkart's classes at Captree Elementary School in West Islip display letters they've received in their Flat Stanley Project. More...

Three seats open on Deer Park School Board; two incumbents not running

Two longtime Deer Park Board of Education members, Mike Oddo and Tom Young, have decided not to seek election this year, while a third, John Gouskos is running and is opposed by Louis Stone Hertzog Jr. More...

Girl Scouts reach for silver

The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest recognition a Cadette Girl Scout can earn. This program challenges Cadette Girl Scouts to excel in leadership, community service and self-development. Suffolk County Legislator Wayne R. More...

Legislator Stern supports County Executive Levy's plan

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD voted with a bi-partisan majority to approve County Executive Steve Levy's plan for redrawing legislative districts at the Legislature's April session. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The tie-in with Mothers' Day is unintentional yet poignant. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 +Arthritis Exercise Program: Mondays, May 14, 21, June 4, 11 18 & 25. $12 pp fee. +A Victorian Tea: Tuesday, May 15 from 7-9 p.m. Samples to taste. Bring your teacup! More...

Events & Bulletin

Little Flower Day Care Network orientation to be held May 21

A free orientation session for those interested in becoming a New York State registered Child Day Care Provider through the Little Flower Day Care Network will be held Monday,May 21, 9:45 a.m. More...

Brumidi Twirlers to hold Chinese auction May 24

The Brumidi Twirlers, who are sponsored by the Constantino Brumidi Lodge and who are New York State, Northeastern Regional and National Champions, will host their annual Chinese auction, Thursday, May 24 at the Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer More...

Rotary Club benefit to be held June 2

On Saturday, June 2, 7 p.m.The Rotary Club of Bay Shore will be presenting its second Life Saving Benefit Concert to raise fund for Rotary International's Gift of Life program. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE   OF   ANNUAL MEETING (2007) WEST BABYLON UNION FREE               SCHOOL DISTRICTTOWN     OF BABYLON   SUFFOLK &nb More...

West Babylon School spending proposal to be offset by higher state aid package

West Babylon SchoolDistrict is proposing a budget that calls for $3.3 million more in spending over the current budget of $81,024,426, and would bring in a 2.96 percent increase in the tax rate if approved by voters, Tuesday, May 15. More...

Three seek two seats on Babylon School Board

Three candidates are competing for the two open seats on the Babylon School Board. Incumbents AnneMarie Martino and Thomas Melito are facing newcomer David Galbraith. The trustee vote and budget vote take place Tuesday, May 15, 2007 from 6 a.m. More...

Sen. Schumer tours storm-torn coastline with Bellone and Levy; pledges push for FEMA aid

U.S. Senator Charles E. More...

Congresman King WWII Victory medal to Lindenhurst Veteran

Congressman Pete King presented a World War II Victory Medal to Harry Prodromides who served proudly with the United States Army during World War II. Mr. More...

Legislator Stern joins Sheriff DeMarco and inmates in clean-up of Commack Road

Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern (D-Huntington) 16th LD joined Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco and low-security inmates from the "Sheriff 's Labor Assistance Program" (SLAP) for a clean up of Commack Road in Dix Hills. More...

 

Schools/Sports

West Gates students participatee in Jump Rope for Heart event

West Gates Elementary students successfully raised hundreds of dollars for the American Heart Association for their annual Jump Rope for Heart event. The school has participated in the special event for the past 10 years. More...

Lindenhurst High School student wins Citibank-News 12 Long Island Scholar Athlete Award

Lindenhurst High School's Maggie Cronin won the Citibank-News 12 Long Island Scholar Athlete Award. Maggie was presented this award for her all-around achievements in scholarship, athletics, leadership, and school service. More...

American Legion Post 1218 to host garage sale May 19

Hunter Squires Jackson American Legion will be holding a community garage sale, Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Post, 133 Dixon Ave., Amityville in the corner parking lot. The sale is open to the public and vendors. More...

Obituaries

Mary “Mollie” Owens: longtime West Babylonian

West Babylon resident Mary "Mollie" Owens, who immigrated to the United States from Ireland, died March 29, 2007 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. She was 95 years old and had lived on Quarter Street in West Babylon for 55 years. More...

Dorothy Appleyard: of N. Babylon

Longtime North Babylon resident Dorothy R. Appleyard died March 19, 2007 after a long illness. She had lived in the same home since 1957. More...

Opinion

A Mother's work is never done

For some, the loss of a mother is a sudden thing, the result of an illness or accident that sneaks up, as one poet said, like a bike in the night. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Writer: Schaffer's criticism of Islip is hypocritical

Dear Editor, A recent news story ( Newsday, April 23), entitled, "Plumbing a $7G debt," raises some very interesting questions about honesty and integrity in government. More...













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