April 17, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Village woman invited to meet the Pope

Laura A. Cassell, a resident of Babylon and CEO of Catholic Charities of Diocese of Rockville Centre, will attend the official United States arrival ceremony for Pope Benedict VXI at the White House on April 16, 2008. More...

West Islip Foundation honors two from community at PAWS event

The third annual PAWS (Partners Assissting West Islip Students) Education Foundation Dinner-Dance was held recently at the Venetian Yacht Club with 275 guests in attendance. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

South Bay Elementary School in West Babylon students practice reading dramatic arts

The students in Mrs. Mostransky's class at South Bay Elementary School in the West Babylon School District gained useful practice in reading and dramatic arts by participating in Readers' Theatre. More...

Lindenhurst High School senior receives scholarship from prestigious Norwich University

Kevin Weingaertner has been selected as a recipient of the Norwich University Honors Scholarship, based on his outstanding academic achievement and his dedication and commitment to excellence. More...

Deer Park HS runner impresses

Deer Park High School senior and athletic standout Mike Sena placed second in the long jump, with a personal best of 20 feet 7 inches, at the Suffolk County Indoor Track and Field State Qualifying meet. More...

Events & Bulletin

Local resident spends time working for Habitat for Humanity

Carly Vogel, a resident of Babylon, and a member of the class of 2011 at Providence College, recently spent a week working with Habitat for Humanity as part of the international organization's College Challenge, Spring Break 2008. More...

Babylon Business and Professional Women's Club holds annual cocktail party

On Feb. 24, the annual cocktail party of the Babylon Business and Professional Women's Association took place at the West Islip home of Ralph and Anita North. Members and guests were on hand to support their scholarship fundraising event. More...

Babylon student-musicians selected to perform at Walt Disney World

The Babylon High School Chordettes Women's Choir, the Babylon Express, Jazz Ensemble, and Symphonic Winds were selected to showcase their music talents at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida this February as part of the park's Magic Music Days. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - BABYLON TITAN CAPITAL, INC. Plaintiff against DE LISI CORP., et al Defendant(s). More...

Today's News, April 23, 2008: Homeless man charged with robbing West Islip drug store

A homeless man was arrested and charged with holding up a CVS drug store in West Islip today, Wednesday, April 23. Police gave this account: More...

Today's news: April 21, 2008 Babylon and West Islip libraries pass budgets

Babylon Public Library voters approved the library's 2008-2009 budget by a vote of 172 to 98. This budget represents a two-percent increase in the tax rate for an increase of 18-cents per $100.00 of assessed valuation. More...

D'Amaro Commission of School Efficiency issues its report

In some ways the long anticipated report by the Suffolk Commission to Evaluate School District Expenses and Efficiency contained information that well, we didn't need a study to figure out, namely that trends in state aid to schools and school dist More...

Fun was on the line at Belmont State Park

In photo left, Heather Jack of West Babylon, fishes next to Kristian Schmitt at a sweet spot on the lake at Belmont State Park. They were part of a large group that attended the Family Fishing Festival at the park April 5. More...

 

People/Social

Leg. Stern appears on WBAB/WBLI radio show to promote “Safe Teen Drive Long Island”

Suffolk County Leg. More...

Dominican Village residents celebrate everything Irish

Saint Patrick's Day has come to be associated with everything Irish: anything green and gold, shamrocks and luck. Most importantly, to those who celebrate its intended meaning, St. More...

Good Samaritan announces golf classic chairman

The 11th annual Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Golf Classic will be held on Mon., July 14, with a morning and afternoon shotgun at Southward Ho Country Club and a second mid-morning round at St. George's Golf and Country Club. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . .

"To test, or not to test- that is the question." Now that more Towns on Long Island are launching programs to help feral cat caretakers do the N in TNR (Trap/Neuter/ Return), it's time to clarify a controversial component- whether or not to test fe More...

Obituaries

Oak Beach resident and volunteer Dorothy Forget

Longtime Oak Beach resident and volunteer Dorothy "Dot" A. Forgét died March 31, 2008. She was 94 years old. Born in Brooklyn as Dorothy Tobin, she lived in Bellmore and taught third grade for the North Bellmore School District for 23 years. More...

Opinion

Journalism has lost a friend

Editorial

Almost two decades ago, I had the opportunity to meet Bob Greene, the former Newsday reporter and editor who helped bring excitement and credibility to Long Island's only daily. More...

U.S. policy in Iraq bolsters terrorists' claims against Americans

Public Comtmentary

Dear Editor: How exactly will "quitting now" in Iraq "set up more 9/11 attacks" when it's been proven again and again that dictator Saddam Hussein's Iraq had absolutely nothing to do with those September 11, 2001 atrocities ("thank our troopos," More...

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