July 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Local folks in the News

A great day to shop!

The Babylon Village Chamber of Commerce held a sidewalk sale last month. Shown in the photo at the event are two ladies looking over some items in front of Elizabeth Martin's Gift Shop on Deer Park Avenue. For more photos of the event, see page 2. More...

Tomorrow:

Wounded Warrior Ride begins with ceremonies at 9 a.m., Babylon Town Hall, Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst. Veterans will head down to Montauk Highway and west to Wantagh Parkway. More...

Conklin House fundraiser Wednesday, July 30th

Conklin House Fundraiser, 7-9:30 p.m., Lily Flanagans, 345 Deer Park Ave., Babylon. For more information see ad inside or item on page 2. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Time to get up on my soapbox: If you find a dog that is not wearing ID tags, the dog belongs in the town shelter ASAP- not stashed in your house, or tucked away at Aunt Tilly's. More...

Library

At The Library

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade: Tues. July 29 at 6:30 p.m. •Come hear The Mulligans Music: Wed. July 30 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. •Sign up for Creative Clay: Mon. Aug. 11 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

BEACON BULLETIN BOARD

Sun., July 27 •Debtors Anonymous: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Lu­theran Church, 33 Bushier Road, Deer Park. Free. For info., call 917-319-2819. Mon., July 28 •Multiple Sclerosis Support: 7-9 p.m., Southside Hospital, 301 E. More...

Bluegrass Festival Aug. 16th

The Long Island Bluegrass Festival will take place at Tanner Park on Kerrigan Road , near the Great South Bay, in Copiague, on Sat., Aug. 16, from noon to 8 p.m. More...

Meeting set on closure of NA Armed Forces Reserve site

Town of Babylon Supervisor Steve Bellone and the Town Council members invite you to attend an im­portant community meeting and presentation regard­ing the closure of the North Amityville Armed Forc­es Reserve Site. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Town Board of the Town of Baby­lon, County of Suffolk, State of New York, at a regular meeting thereof held on the 15th day of July, 2008, duly adopted a resolution, an abstrac More...

Today's news, July 26, 2008: Babylon Welcomes Wounded Warriors

Babylon residents and public officials gave a warm welcome to U.S. soldiers who were seriously injured in Iraq and Afghanistan. More...

Second WB School Board Trustee resigns citing disunity issues

Jennings and Thiel appointed by board

In a surprise move, West Babylon School Board Trustee James Bocca resigned from the School Board. He is the second trustee to step down in less than two weeks, and the resignations raised considerable con­troversy within the community. More...

West Babylon H.S. wins coveted award

The West Babylon Senior High School's Financial Literacy Program earned the coveted designation of Blue Star School for the students' exceptional performance on the 2007-2008 Financial Literacy Certification Test. More...

Lindenhurst Rotary Club sponsors doctors from Hanoi, Vietnam

On June 15th, 2008, two surgeons from Viet Duc University Hospital in Hanoi, the largest trauma hospital in Vietnam, arrived on Long Island for an 8 week obser­vation and study program at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. More...

Candidates in race for 15th LD outline their policy platforms

The special election on Tues., July 29 is set to the backdrop of some real political drama. The seat was va­cated suddenly by former S.C. Leg. More...

 

People/Social

Pets bring smiles to residents of Dominican Village

Carlie is a nine year old greyhound who knows all about retirement, so she makes the perfect guest here at Dominican Village, an independent retirement and assisted living community. More...

Local Babylon resident receives two recognition awards

JD Lawrence a resident of the Town of Babylon received two special recognition awards from Town Supervisor Steve Bellone, a certificate for distin­guished achievement from the County Legislative office, More...

Volunteer recognition

The Suffolk County Legislator established a Volun­teer Recognition Program whereby Legislators have the opportunity to recognize one resident of their dis­trict for outstanding service to their community. Suffolk County Leg. More...

Opinion

Our endorsement goes to Ed White in the 15th LD

Editorial

On Tues., July 29, voters in the 15th Legislative District will decide on a candidate to represent them in the county. There are three candidates seeking that seat: Democrat DuWayne Gregory, Republican Jordan Wilson and independent Ed White. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS-

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Town Taxpayers group supports New York State property tax cap

Dear Editor: A broad-based coalition of individuals, associations and businesses called the New York State Prop­Babylon erty Tax Cap Coalition has formed to support Gov. David Pateson's proposed property tax cap. More...













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