August 16, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Intermodal facility gets a "thumbs down" by state officials

Three Long Island Republican State Senators have called upon the state to abandon a plan to construct an intermodel truck and rail facility for Pilgrim State. Senators Senators John J. Flanagan (2nd District), Owen H. More...

Lindenhurst athletes honored

The Lindenhurst Varsity Athletic Awards took place on Tuesday, June 5th at the Melville Marriott. Various awards were given out to students who achieved academically, as well as athletically. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Several months after the trail went cold, I picked up the scent again searching for the historic Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Clubhouse in Babylon Village. More...

Events & Bulletin

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, August 18 •For Better or Worse, Lessons from Old Testament Couples: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Seventh Day Adventist Church, 136 Fire Island Ave., Bay More...

Obituaries

Michelina Pastore, resident of W. Babylon

Longtime West Babylon resident Michelina "Lee" Pastore was the consummate mother who dedicated her life to her family and her community. She died July 26, 2007 in Rexford, New York, surrounded by her loved ones. She was 79- years-old. More...

Bay Shore resident Angelina Rinaldi-Danna

Angelina Rinaldi-Danna died July 16, 2007 at Our Lady of Consolation Nursing Home, West Islip of complications from Parkinson's disease. She was 75 years old. More...

Matthew Ryan, Special Ed teacher & Babylonian

Matthew J. Ryan, a longtime special education teacher in East Meadow and former Babylon resident, died July 26, 2007 at his home in Chester, New York. He was 51-years-old. More...

NBSD settles with former Superintendent Randall Bos

The North Babylon School District, which is in the midst of its second search for a new superintendent, has reached an agreement with its former Superintendent, Dr. Randall Bos. More...

County officials pressure Congress to reimburse Suffolk for incarcerating illegal aliens

Nassau County Leg. Lou D'Amaro (D-Huntington) wants Suffolk County to be reimbursed by the federal government for the more than $1 million dollars it spends every year to incarcerate illegal aliens. More...

Good Samaritan Hospital and Lindenhurst Rotary work to help Vietnamese Trauma Center

In October of last year, two Vietnam War veterans returned to Dak To in the Central Highlands of Vietnam to search for the unmarked gravesite of a former enemy officer killed in a battle during the Tet Offensive in 1968. More...

 

Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst SEPTA Awards give special honors to over 75 students

Over seventyfive students were given special honor at the annual SEPTA Awards Night on May 21 at Lindenhurst Middle School. More...

North Babylon students demonstrate and donate vases for senior center

On Monday, June 4, student artists from North Babylon's Belmont Elementary School visited the North Babylon Senior Center. More...

Fowl Ball!

Nelson's Pinch Hit Heroics Help Ducks Increase Division Lead

Bryant Nelson had been sitting in the Long Island Ducks' dugout for nearly three-and-a-half hours watching his teammates play a back and forth game against the Newark Bears. More...

Opinion

Editorial

DOT missed the boat

The New York State DOT proposal for a light rail facility at Edgewood 8K, initially raised more than a decade ago, was a good plan that went wrong for two reasons. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

by Kevin Eastwood More...

DSS provides care within limits of the law

Dear Editor: The recently published editorial, "Lost in Bureaucracy", is a thoughtful and heart-wrenching depiction of an older woman, homeless and seemingly abandoned within the governmental bureaucracy. More...













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