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Two incumbents face challenges in West Islip School Board race

Voters in the West Islip School District are being asked to fill two seats on the school board. Incumbent trustee Sharon Beiselin squares off against challenger John Gedney and incumbent Barbara Heine faces a challenge from Robert Ulrich. More...

North Babylon HS in third round of News12 Challenge; show airs Saturday, May 17th

Continuing their phenomenal winning streak in round two, the academic team from North Babylon High School is moving on to the third round of Cablevision's The Challenge, an academic quiz show designed to test students' knowledge in a Jeopardystyl More...

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's help to identify and locate the woman responsible for stealing and using another woman's credit cards. On Feb. 9, 2008 at 11:55 a.m. More...

Educators challenge two incumbent trustees on the DP School Board

The school board race in Deer Park this year has two longtime incumbents who say their service and experience on the board should win them reelection. More...

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Schools/Sports

Local School Budgets In A Box

Remember to vote Tuesday, May 20th

District: Babylon 2008/09 Candidates for Trustee: Judy Anderson, Roger A. Katz and Henry Brunjes are seeking reelection to 3-year seats and are running unopposed. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Milk-Bone® celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. That's 700 in dog years. More...

Events & Bulletin

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, May 16 More...

EPA to host information session on F'dale clean-up May 15

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AARP meets May 15

Massapequa AARP #4727 will be having its general meeting Thurs., May 15, 1 p.m. at the Beth El Congregation, 99 Jerusalem Ave., Massapequa. The theme for the day will be remembering our veterans. Coffee and cake will be served at 12:30 p.m. More...

Opinion

All school board candidates earn our respect

Editorial

Every year as we wind up our extensive school board coverage for the 11 school districts we cover, we walk away from the process with a deeper and more profound appreciation for the citizens who choose to give up some of their free time and run for More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS-

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Visit our nation's Capital: it's worth the trip

Public Commentary

Visiting our nation's capital during the Cherry Blossom Festival is hectic. Thousands of tourists from around the world come to see Japan's gift of 3,000 cherry trees to the United States in full bloom. More...

Today's news, May 22, 2008: NB junior pitches no hitter

Louis Galioto, a junior at North Babylon High School and an All-League athlete, pitched an eight inning no-hitter against Newfield in a 1-0 win last month. More...

Today's news, May 21, 2008:Lindenhurst voters turn down school budget; other budgets get okay; DP incumbents ward off challenge

The Lindenhurst School Board will be meeting this week to consider its options in face of a budget defeat yesterday. More...

Babylon Town Councilwoman Carol Quirk to move to Town Clerk's post this week

Babylon Town Councilwoman Carol Quirk has been busy over the past few months, getting ready for her son's wedding. If the couple had waited, perhaps Quirk could have performed the ceremony. More...

In CSD trustee race, one unopposed, one faces challenge

Copiague School District residents will vote on two school board candidates in the annual budget and trustee elections scheduled for Tues., May 20th. Running for three-year seats are incumbents Brian J. Sales and Rosemary Natoli. More...

Amityville resident takes a swing at a unique record

Longtime Amityville resident, Bruce Mellish, stood on the green of the 2nd hole at Apple Mountain Golf Club near Saginaw, Michigan . More...

Lindenhurst asks voters to approve a budget increase of 5.3 percent

Lindenhurst School District voters will be asked to approve a budget of $134.2 million on Tuesday, May 20. The new spending plan will maintain all current programs and services, as well as help to finance new educational initiatives. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Gold Star Mother supports, Blankets for Troops Program

For a proud group of residents living at The Arbors Assisted Living Communities on Long Island, knitting is no longer just a hobby, it's a way to give back to the country they love. More...

Captree School hosts Wellness Fair

The Captree Elementary School in West Islip recently held a Health & Wellness Fair for students and staff, designed to encourage a lifetime of healthy living, as well as allay children's fears of being in a hospital. More...

WB businessman honored

Charles Wolfe of Nassau Moving & Storage, Inc., West Babylon was honored by United Van Lines as Van Operator of the Month for December 2007. More...

Obituaries

Jerome D'Amaro, father of county lawmaker

Long- time Bay Shore resident and civil engineer Jerome D'Amaro died April 28, 2008 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip after a long illness. The 77-year old is the father of S.C. Leg. Louis D'Amaro. More...

Cornelia Teodorowicz, 96, of Deer Park

Deer Park resident and loving homemaker, Cornelia Teodorowicz died March 18, 2008 at Carillon House in Huntington. She was 96. More...













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