March 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

WB Lacrosse League Town Board to in field snafu

All they want, they said, is a level playing field and members of the West Babylon Lacrosse League (WBLL) appeared before the Babylon Town Board last Wed., asking Supervisor Steve Bellone and Council members to intervene on their behalf. More...

Harvard Club recognizes local teachers

Vincent P. Kreyling, a resident of Deer Park and a teacher at Roslyn High School, has been named "Distinguished Teacher of 2008" by the Harvard Club of Long Island. More...

North Babylon runners compete

Ric DiVeglio, of North Babylon, and friend Barbara Stagnari are shown at the Empire State Building Run Up in February. He completed the 86 floors, 1576 steps in 19 minutes. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets . .

"A First for Ferals" in Babylon Town: On Saturday April 5th, the Town of Babylon will launch a free spay/neuter voucher distribution to assist in TNR (Trap/Neuter/Release) efforts of feral cats. More...

Heard It On The Grapevine

ARE YOU A "NOTCH" BABY? The answer is "yes" if you were born between 1917 and 1928. This means that you are receiving an average of $1,300 less a year in your Social Security payments. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave. 669-1624 •SAT Prep Course: Mon. March 31, April 7, 14, 28 from 6:15-8:45 p.m. $75 pp fee. •Quesadillas: Tues. April 1 from 7- 8 p.m. $3 fee. •Self Defense for Women: Wed. More...

Obituaries

Former WB resident, Terese Angelillo, at 41

Former West Babylon and North Massapequa resident Terese A. Angelillo spent her life caring for others, both as a nurse and a loving mother. She died unexpectedly February 11, 2008 in Sarasota, Florida at the age of 41. More...

Babylon born Ed Van Buren, at 79

Babylon born and raised Edgar "Ed" A. Van Buren, a respected Grumman Aerospace supervisor, died Feb. 22, 2008 at Eastern Long Island Hospital of congestive heart failure. He was 79 years old. Born on Jan. More...

William Huggler, musician & violin maker

Longtime Amity Harbour and Lindenhurst resident Wilbert "William" Huggler, died March 1, 2008. He was 90 years old. Mr. Huggler was an accomplished luthier, or violin maker, having studied under a world's leading master, Simone F. Sacconi. More...

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 Suozzi & Levy to pull county patrol units from state-run Roads in face of state budget cuts

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People in the News

Udall Road Middle School students in West Islip are learning about the presidential election process and will be participating in the fall elections. More...

Athletic Notebook

Here's a look at how the local wrestlers did at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association wrestling championships at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, New York on March 8 and 9: Amityville: After his 6-2 win over West-hampton Beach' More...

Copiague School Board taps Deputy Superintendent for top post

The Copiague Board of Education unanimously voted to appoint Deputy Superintendent Charles A. Leunig to the position of Superintendent of Schools effective July 1, 2008. The motion was made at the Feb. More...

BHS students prepare financial future

Babylon High School seniors had an opportunity to participate in a mock financial day. More...

 

People/Social

Scholars in the NEWs

• Sandra Olascoaga of Brentwood and Michelle Fazio of Oakdale, were named to the dean's list at The College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York for the fall 2007 semester. More...

Schools/Sports

West Islip's Oquenock rocks into reading with PARP

West Islip's Oquenock Elementary School opened its annual PARP (Parents as Reading Partners) assembly, sponsored by the PTA, with author Saragail Katzman Benjamin of Joyful Noise Entertainment Programs. More...

Lindenhurst football player selected to Golden Eleven

Senior football player Nicholas Kostishak was honored by the National Football Foundation at a brunch at the Crest Hollow Country Club on Sunday, Dec.9 Kostishak was named to the Golden Eleven squad by the foundation as one of the top 11 scholar-at More...

West Babylon students raise money for cancer

The student council at the South Bay Elementary School in the West Babylon School District sponsored a fundraiser for pediatric cancer patients. More...

Opinion

Editorial

West Islip Moose Lodge needs to be cleaned up

Months ago, we reported on the conditions of the Moose Lodge on Union Boulevard in West Islip, noting that the dilapidated building is vacant and an eyesore. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

New recycling law for plastic bags in Suffolk should get notice by Nassau lawmakers DearEditor: Although I applaud any recycling effort, More...













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