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Today's news: Sun., June 8, 2008: Showcasing the Arts & Celebrating Music in Babylon School District

A celebration of music and the arts recently took place at Babylon Elementary School when parents, friends, and administrators gathered for the school's annual art and music end-of-the-year festival. More...

Lindenhurst schools set budget revote for Tues., June 17

New revenue source, reduced spending, helps bring tax rate increase down to 4.6 percent

A second vote for the Lindenhurst School District budget is scheduled for Tues., June 17. More...

Police seek public's help in solving hit and run accident

Suffolk County First Squad Detectives and Crime Stoppers are trying to solve a hit and run accident that occurred in Lindenhurst and left a young woman seriously injured. More...

West Islip School Board to hold reorganization meet

The West Islip Board of Education will meet Tues., July 8, to reorganize for the new school year. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. at the high school. This session will immediately be followed by a regularly scheduled board meeting. More...

West Islip athlete 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...

W. Islip resident given research honor

Dr. Charles F. Howlett of West Islip, an associate professor in Graduate Programs, Education Division, was recently awarded the Molloy College Research Achievement Award during a dinner ceremony at Molloy. Dr. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon Community Scholarship Fund 2008 Scholarship Recipients

CASSANDRA ANGIULO Cassandra is the daughter of Michael and Cary Angiulo. She will be attending the University of Delaware or SUNY Binghamton in the fall. More...

Babylon Memorial Grade School working to make a difference

For Babylon Memorial Grade School sixth grader Jacqueline Testa, filmmaking has become more than just a recreational hobby, it has become a forum for communication. More...

Allstate helps Deer Park High School provide pre-prom safety advice

Deer Park High School was the first school on Long Island to host a proactive pre-prom assembly program for all members of the senior class, their dates and their parent(s)/guardian(s), using a grant provided by Allstate Insurance. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave. 669-1624 •S.C. Historic Newspapers: Tues. June 10 from 6:45-8:15 p.m. Find out how to get access. •Make your Own Pizza: Sat. June 21 from 1-2:30 p.m. Grades 6-12. More...

Obituaries

Former Islip resident Sal Rizzuto

Former longtime Islip resident Salverio "Sal" Rizzuto died May 17, 2008 Albany, New York. He was 89. For more than 45 years he lived in Islip Terrace with his wife Elizabeth. The couple moved to Albany to be closer to their son in October, 2006. More...

John Kudla, Vietnam veteran, at 63

Longtime West Islip resident and metal worker John W. Kudla died March 19, 2008. He was 63 years old and had lived in West Islip for 38 years. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Our communities remember

Large and enthusiastic crowds greeted those who marched in the Memorial Day parades last week. The responses from the public in the parades we covered in three communities were better than it has been in years. More...

School districts need to prepare for next year's budgets now

With one exception, all school districts in our readership area have had their budgets, adopted, and are on to another year of educating young people. More...

Babylon Village Mayor's Memorial Day Tribute

If you look up the word "memorial" in the diction.ary, it will say "serving to preserve remembrance - commemorative, relating to memory. And memory by defi.nition refers to things in the past - history. More...

Today's news, June 9, 2008: Babylonians out for Earth Day celebration

Last month, the Town of Babylon celebrated Earth Day with special events, displays and educational programs. Photos by Cliff De Bear More...

Today's news, June 9, 2008: Masera School in WI Dedicates new playground

The Masera Learning Center, which educates children with autism, recently dedicated a new playground in the name of the child whose family raised most of the money for it to be built. More...

Today's news, June 7, 2008: Military Vehicle Exhibit at American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport

On June 22, 10:30 a.m. More...

Ryan Katz wins Van Bourgondien award

The Betty Van- Bourgondien Memorial Award is given to a student based on his or her level of community service. More...

Babylon Little League Memorial Day competition

On Sat., May 24, the Babylon Little League held its annual Memorial Day Weekend Skills Competition at the Locust Avenue Fields. It was a beautiful sunny day and the turnout of boys, girls and parents set a record. More...

Police arrest two WIHS students for writing bomb threat

Two West Islip High School students have been arrested by Suffolk Police and charged with writing a note May 21, threatening that there would be an explosion at the high school. More...

Local athletes do well

A number of local residents were members of sports teams at the State University of New York College at Oneonta. Savanah Keicher, of Lindenhurst, a sophomore was a member of the 2007-2008 women's tennis team which went 11-3 in dual matches. More...

BABYLON REMEMBERS

MEMORIAL DAY, 2008

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People/Social

Sen. Johnson honors local resident with Senate Proclamation

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), recently presented a New York State Senate Proclamation to Ronald R. More...

Bay Shore student qualifies for Gift of Giving award

Bay Shore High School student Judah Negron, qualified for the President's Volunteer Service Award through the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation as a Prudential Spirit of Community Award Honoree. More...

Bay Shore "SCOPES" out the awards

On March 10, the seventh annual SCOPE School Board Forum and Awards Ceremony recognized six extraordinary Bay Shore School District individuals. More...

Columnists - Free Access

HEARD IT ON THE GRAPEVINE

HE DOES A GREAT JOB AS OUR VILLAGE ATTORNEY and he's an inspiring musician. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Babylon has a new doggone mystery, and this time the puzzle has nothing to do with Westminster Kennel Club or canine archaeology. More...

Events & Bulletin

Annual North Amityville Community Day Festival

The annual North Amityville Community Day Festival will be held Sat., June 7, rain or shine. Children's rides, food, merchandise and informational vendors will be a the Bolden Mack Park, Great Neck Road, Amityville, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Bayview Elementary School plans fundraising yard sale

Bayview Elementary School, 165 Snedecor Ave., West Islip is planning a Clean-Out-Your-Closets Yard Sale for Sat., June 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This special event will benefit the Marty Lyons Foundation and West Islip PAWS Education Foundation. More...

Babylon Village Arts Council to present Second Thursday

The Babylon Village Arts Council will present its Second Thursday Concert featuring Matthew Pierce on June 12, 7:30 p.m.at Astoria Federal Savings Bank located at 181 West Main St., Babylon Village. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

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