June 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

North Babylon youngster earns Scouting's Heroism Award

It was a warm day in August of last year and nine year-old John McGuiness of North Babylon was at a birthday party for a friend. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Robert Frost students in Deer Park get cozy with creatures

Shown in the photo are seventh graders in Dean Militello's science class at Robert Frost Middle School in Deer Park displaying their "creatures" project. More...

West Islip student is Scholastic Kid reporter

West Islip's Oquenock Elementary school fifth grader Michael Carboni is a Scholastic Kids Press Corps member. The West Islip youngster will be covering stories for Scholastic News Online and Scholastic Magazines for grades one to eight. More...

E.W. Bower students in Lindenhurst dance with "Hip Pickles"

Lindenhurst's E.W. Bower elementary students and teachers danced and grooved to the beat of Hip Pickles, an award-winning percussion ensemble, as a part of a PTAsponsored Arts-in-Education program. More...

Events & Bulletin

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: MONDAY, July 2 +Babylon Town Planning Board: 7 p.m., Town Hall, 200 E. Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst. For info. call 957- 3102. More...

Islip Town holds Student Achievement Awards Night

Islip Town recently held its Student Achievement Awards Night at Town Hall honoring students within the township for their achievements in academics, athletics, leadership and community service. More...

Sumpwams Garden Club meets

The Sumpwams Garden Club is having an eventful spring. The May meeting's program was Designs for our Standard Flower Show with Laura McLaughlin as the speaker. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Levy should not let bullies push the people of Suffolk around

Communists, Fascists and other repressive governments throughout history have used guns and the military to avoid the will of the people. In this country, the weapon of choice has become the mighty dollar. Case in point. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Support troops by calling for an end to the war in Iraq

Dear Editor: Could seventh grader Holly Genova explain exactly what "people's rights" she thinks Marine Bryan Young and his American comrades are "defending" in that bloody Iraqi Quagmire (Babylon students collect snacks for troops in Iraq, More...

First round of search ends with no superintendent selection in NBSD; board to resume search in fall

Officials respond to caustic comments by state comptroller following audit

The North Babylon School District announced last week that it was going to conduct another search for a new superintendent after its final candidate had withdrawn his name from consideration. More...

WI School Board tables tenure approval following concerns raised by parents

After a handful of parents in West Islip raised concerns about the classroom behavior of a teacher scheduled to receive tenure, the West Islip School Board tabled the resolution appointing Beach Street health teacher Nicole Perperis on June 14. More...

Brunswick closes rehab and nursing home facilities

Psych unit open; fate of 13-acre site uncertain

Brunswick Hospital Center's rehabilitation unit, once a nationally recognized facility closed June 7, along with the health-care facility's nursing home. More...

 

People/Social

WI BOE trustees retire

Current West Islip Board of Education Vice President Barbara McAteer, right, and former President Kevin Micucci are retiring from their positions July 1, after nine and 12 years respectively. More...

Babylon Business and Professional Women's Asscociation meets

The first combined garden party and business meeting of the Babylon Business and Professional Women's Association (BB&PWA) was held on May 20 at Elizabeth Karoly's home and was a success. More...

Village of Babylon Recreation Program registration to begin

Registration for the Village of Babylon Recreation Program will be held on Thursday, June 28, 9 to 11 a.m. at Babylon Village Hall, 153 West Main Street. Gymnastics, basketball and tennis will be offered. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard It On The Grapevine

TRAVELERS ARE BACK IN TOWN. Joan and Bud St. John flew out to California for the graduation of their grandson, Gregory Auer from Santa Cruz High School last week. More...

BabylonVillage Arts Council

If you are around Babylon Village on July 7 , stop by the Conklin House to listen to a classical rock concert from 7:00 - 9:00 featuring a "Rock Island" a local Babylon group. The event, sponsored by BVAC, is free and open to the public. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Pill Ploy: Cats are pains to medicate. Pills become projectiles. Stumbled on a trick that beats the advice I gave here 3 years ago when I insisted that if you uttered my friend's Yiddish mantra, your Felix would swallow a pill with ease. More...

Obituaries

Herta Wagner: 50-year Babylon Village resident, and local realtor

Longtime Babylon Village resident and realtor Herta Wagner died June 5, 2007 surrounded by family at Our Lady of Consolation Nursing Home in West Islip. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK ACTION TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE INDEX NO.: 8433/ 07 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. MICHAL KRZAL, EWA G. MARONA, JANUSZ KRZAL, Defendant(s). More...













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