December 6, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Junior Panthers win fourth shutout

The Junior Panthers went on the road north to Huntington October 28th, 2007 and won their 4th shutout of the season. Babylon started the game on defense, quickly pouncing Huntington's first drive. More...

Marine from West Babylon earns recognition from San Diego Navy League

After Gunnery Sgt. Brian J. O'Toole's convoy was attacked by an improvised explosive device during Operation Iraqi Freedom, his outstanding leadership skills took over. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Little things add up to big win for Copiague field hockey

When Ting Chen scored against North Babylon on Oct. 9, the Copiague field hockey team erupted like they won a national championship. Similar emotions are felt whenever they do something good: a tie, a nice pass, a save. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets,

Twenty five years ago most considered early (8-16 weeks of age) spay/neuter of dogs and cats "cutting edge". Pardon the pun. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

Argyle, Lhasa at Islip Shelter, left and Ms. Dingo at Babylon Shelter. More...

Obituaries

Leonard & Edna VanDerzee, of Bay Shore

Former longtime Bay Shore residents Edna VanDerzee and her husband Leonard died on October 17, 2007 only hours apart at High View Health Care Center in Middletown, Connecticut. Edna, 90, and Leonard, 92, were married for 71 years. More...

Alfred (Buddy) Dunfee, BHS graduate and Beacon distributor

Alfred (Buddy) Dunfee III, a lifelong Babylon resident who found joy in the simple things in life and in being kind and generous to family and friends, died suddenly Monday, November 20. He was 57 years old. More...

Opinion

A bright light this holiday season

Always at this time of year, we have the opportunity to attend many of the holiday functions, including tree lightings, that bring people together in the spirit of community. More...

Does your home dazzle this holiday season?

There is still time to enter the holiday home decorating contest. More...

PETA plan is unrealistic, and economically disastrous

Dear Editor: I read with both amusement and skepticism the Letter to the Editor from the senior writer from the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in the November 14 edition. More...

Babylon Fire Department visits grade school

People in the News

In honor of October being Fire Safety Month and recognizing the need to educate students on the precautions to take prior and during a fire, Babylon Elementary School in the Babylon School District recently conducted informative fire prevention ass More...

Town holds LIRR Disaster Drill

A simulated collision involving a diesel train and a box truck container at the Commack Road crossing of the Long Island Rail Road in Deer Park sparked the second Town of Babylon drill of the Homeland Security and Hazardous Materials Response Team. More...

 

People/Social

Local Scout plants trees for community

Robert Vames , of Troop 1 Boys Scouts in Babylon is currently working toward his Eagle Scout rank. Vames' Eagle Project, is the planting of between 12 and 14 hardwood trees along Montauk Highway and St. Mark's Lane at St. More...

N. Babylon resident graduates army basic training

Army Reserve Pvt. Sean J. Edwards has graduated from Basic Combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma. More...

West Islip resident gradutes ROTC

Michael J. Clifford has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave 669-1624 •Poetry in the Village: Sunday, December 9 from 2-4 p.m. •A Dickens Tea: Tuesday, December 11 from 6:45-8:45 p.m. •Make a Gingerbread House: Saturday, December 15 from 12-2 p.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, December 7 •New Mother's Support Group: 1:30-3 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. For info. call 376-4444. More...

Two vie for one seat in West Babylon Fire District

Longtime West Babylon Fire District Commissioner Dave Carrigan, who has served for 20 years is not seeking reelection. Vying for his seat are Richard Koch ofEngine Company #8 and Matthew Smith of Company #2. The election will be held Tues., Dec. More...

Johnson on hand for opening of Casamento exhibit

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon) was recently on hand for the Anthony Casamento Medal of Honor Exhibit Opening at the West Islip Public Library. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR WMC MORTGAGE CORP. ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS C/O WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, AGAINST JOHN GIMELI, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...













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