May 1, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

People In The News

Babylon PTA hosts annual Lip Synch event

Babylon kindergarten to six PTA recently held its annual evening of Lip Sync program on April 11. The children dressed up and performed their favorite songs while lip syncing. More...

Suffolk Police investigate sinking of Marine Bureau boat

The Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau pulled one of their own boats from the water after it sank this afternoon. The 38 foot Thomas aluminum police boat sank around 3:30 p.m. when it was tied to the dock at Ocean Bay Park, Fire Island. More...

Fuschillo secures funds for Lindenhurst School District

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) announced recently that he secured $15,000 for the Lindenhurst School District to purchase new educational technology. More...

Babylon and West Islip voters pass library budgets

Voters in the Babylon and West Islip library districts approved their budgets. Babylon Public Library voters approved the library's 2008-2009 budget by a vote of 172 to 98. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Gates Holly Rock kicks off PARP

Lindenhurst's West Gates Avenue Elementary school kicked off this year Parents as Reading Partners (PARP) with Holly Rock, a live game show with music, lighting, scoring and countdown clocks. More...

100 ways to learn about math at D. P. JQA Elementary School

Students attending John Quincy Adams Elementary School in Deer Park celebrated the 100th day of school with a themed day of events centering on the number 100. More...

Art and litterature at W. B. Forest Avenue

Forest Avenue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District shines the spotlight on the school's best authors and artists each month. For the month of February the theme was hearts and Valentines. More...

Events & Bulletin

Calendar

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: More...

West Babylon wins award for litteracy program

West Babylon Senior High School's Financial Literacy Program was presented to the members of the Board of Education on Nov. 19. Several faculty members took the opportunity to elucidate on the program including Principal Dr. More...

LIBOR auction to support troops and their families

The Long Island Board of Realtors' (LIBOR) Suffolk South Shore Chapter will hold its annual charity auction and cocktail party, Tues., May 13, 6 to 9 p.m. at Lily Flanagan's, 345 Deer Park Ave., Babylon. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Government at all levels need to spend less

The message from Washington is that we are not in a recession. The political spin on the economic condition the country seems stalled in, is that it is a "slowdown. More...

Public commentary

This administration must end this unjust war in Iraq now

I agree 100 percent with Kevin O'Neil, whose public commentary was published on April 17, (U.S. Policy in Iraq bolsters terrorists' claim against Americans). More...

Reader disagrees with ATA letter on accountability

In Response to Carolyn Dodd, President of the Amityville Teachers Association ("Teachers oppose unfair standards, not accountability"). More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF THE WEST ISLIP UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified voters of the West Islip Union Free School District, Town of Is More...

Today's News: May 6, 2008

Police seek public's help in apprehending credit card thief

Crime Stoppers and the Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives are asking for the public More...

Babylon Little League kicks off a new season

It was a great Opening Day for the Babylon Little League on April 12. The downpours that came Friday night were gone, but the damage to the Locust Avenue Fields was extensive. More...

Homeless man charged with robbing West Islip drug store

A homeless man was arrestedand charged with holding up a CVS drug store in West Islip today, Wednesday, April 23. More...

All aflutter over the arrival of spring

One little sparrow worked very, very hard, fixing up his home with twigs and branches. The final result seems to have met the approval of his spring bride in photo at right in this series of photos taken by Cliff De Bear More...

Opening Day for North Babylon Youth League

The North Babylon Youth League (NBYL) kicked off it's 51st season with a grand parade and celebration on Sat., April 5. More...

 

People/Social

K of C Italian feast coming to Deer Park

Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of the Rosary Council No. 4428, 759 Long Island Ave., Deer Park, will present its 34th annual Italian feast, Memorial Day weekend, Fri., May 23 through Mon., May 25. Entertainment will be offered all weekend long. More...

New officers installed in Power Squadron

The Great South Bay Power Squadron of the Unites States Power Squadrons has installed its new officers for 2008-2009. The Change of Watch meeting was held Fri., Feb. 29 at the Rusy-Bohm American Legion Post, Nassau Avenue, Islip. More...

L.I. Dahlia Society news

The Long Island Dahlia Society will hold a sale of exhibition grade dahlia tubers, Thurs., May 15, 8 p.m. in the Carriage House at the Bayard Cutting Arboretum on Montauk Highway, East Islip. There will also be a dahlia basics class at 7 p.m. More...

Columnists - Free Access

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

LOTS OF BIRTHDAY PLANS FOR THE MAHLMANN FAMILY. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

The Metropolitan Dog Club paints such a colorful pooch palette- creating a pet trust, investigating animal cruelty, investing in dog fine art, toasting Uno the Westminster winning Beagle at Grand Central- the speakers' topics span the spectrum of d More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Feis, West Babylon resident

Longtime West Babylon resident Dorothy L. Feis dedicated her life to caring for others, whether it was her own family or those in need. She died March 25, 2008 at the age of 74. More...

Barbara Augustine, N. Babylon resident

Longtime North Babylon resident Barbara A. Augustine (nee Forster) died of natural causes March 30, 2008. She was 54. More...

Lucille Spielmann, of Babylon Village

Former longtime Babylon Village resident and loving homemaker Lucille J. Spielmann died peacefully March 15, 2008 in Edgewater, Florida. She was 82. More...













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