August 14, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Local folks in the News

Goldstein and Merigliano create the winning designs

West Babylon Junior High School in the West Babylon School District annually presents an oppor­tunity for students to design the front and back cover of the student organizer. Two winners are selected to create their visualization. More...

New venue, same spirit for All-Village celebration in Babylon

The Annual All Village Celebration and Fundraiser for the Nathaniel Conklin House, held Wednesday, July 30, 2008, took place in a different setting this year ­— Lily Flanagan's Restaurant on Deer Park Avenue in Babylon Village—just More...

Hall of Fame Jockey joins Suffolk OTB kickoff

If world renowned Hall of Fame Jockey Jerry Bailey could ride prize horses that weighed in excess of 1,000 pounds on muddy racetracks, it is no wonder that he persevered over the rain and lightening that threatened his appearance at Suffolk OTB's Rac More...

Babylon Memorial Grade School named National School of Character

In addition to being named a New York State School of Character earlier this year, Babylon Memorial Grade School was chosen as a finalist in the national character award program and recently emerged as one of 11 National Schools of Character. More...

Babylon HS student promotes safe teen driving

Babylon High School sophomore Jamie Mott recently lent her voice to radio and participat­ed in a public service announcement (PSA) campaign aimed at in­forming teens about the danger distractions can play when operating a car, in an effort More...

Babylon Village resident Ed Harris earns high school diploma

Ed Harris, a long-time Babylon Vil­lage resident and WWII Veteran who served in the US Coast Guard aboard an LST, carrying British troops to Nor­mandy on D-Day received a standing ovation when he was presented his high school diploma at the More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

BHS grad Jessica Larsen wins first NASCAR event

On July 5, Jessica Larsen won her first NASCAR event at Riverhead Raceway. This came exactly one week after her graduation from Babylon Ju More...

St. Joseph's CYO track trophy winners

Members of St. Joseph's, Babylon CYO track team posed with trophies won in the Andy Towey 800-me­ter competition held at the St. Boniface Spring Clas­sic track meet in Elmont on June 14. More...

Brentwood HS takes home Broadcasting Award

Students in Brentwood High School Art Department in the Brentwood Union Free School District recently took second place at the 13th Annual Long Island High School Video Festival at C.W. Post. More...

Library

Beacon LIBRARY

Babylon, 24 S. Carll Avenue 669-1624 •Senior Advocate: Tues. Aug. 19 from 1-3 p.m. •Long Island Blood Drive: Mon. Aug. 25 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. •SAT Prep Course: Mon. Sept. 8, 15, 22 & 29 from 6:15-8:45 p.m. $75 pp fee. More...

Obituaries

Topper Milligi, longtime sailor & ocean enthusiast

Former West Islip resident Raymond "Topper" Milligi III, who loved the sea, died July 12, 2008 at his home in Saratoga Springs, New York after a ten year illness. He was 64. More...

Paul Borkowski, U.S. Postal Service employee and Babylon resident

Loving patriarch and longtime U.S. Postal Service employee, Paul Borkowski died June 28, 2008. He was 60 years old and considered himself blessed with his family and his faith, according to his family. More...

Mary O'Malley, Amityville resident and helper of the less fortunate

O'Malley(nee McLaughlin), a resident of Amityville for nine years, and a former resident of West Islip for over 40 years, was a volunteer woman at heart. More...

Today's news: Weds., Aug. 20, 2008: Catch of the Day

Christopher James of West Babylon went on a fishing trip with his aunt Marie Broderick, formerly of Amityville, and caught a 7.3-lb. fluke, More...

Town puts final piece into place for Green Housing program

The Town of Babylon has put the final pieces into place on an innovative program that will allow homeowners to have work done on their homes to make it energy efficient and to use the energy savings that result to pay for that work. More...

North Babylon Music Students meet lawmaker in Albany

Assemblyman Bob Sweeney welcomed students from North Babylon Robert Moses Middle school to Albany as part of Music in Our Schools Month, sponsored by the New York State School Music Association. More...

Sen. Owen Johnson hosts annual business networking event

New York State Sen. Owen Johnson (R-Babylon), recently hosted a gathering of business men and women and Chambers of Commerce. The annual event helps promote business and commerce in his district, and throughout Long Island. More...

WB band wins NYS award

Members of the band at South Bay Elementary School in the West Babylon School District recently learned that they had earned a Sil­ver Award at this year's NYSSMA band competition. More...

Correction

The name of Brianna Waszak was misspelled in a story and photo that appeared on page 3 of the July 10 edition, "West Babylon Softball Champs." We apologize for the error. More...

West Brook Elementary students earn money for GSH

Students at Westbrook Elementary School in West Islip made a donation of $1,085 to the pediatric unit at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. More...

 

People/Social

Sen. Johnson honors Bay Shore's business citizen

State Senator Owen H. More...

Local resident appointed Nurse Recruitment and 0.Retention Specialist at GSH

April Pergolotti, RN, was recently appointed nurse recruitment and retention specialist for Good Samari­tan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip. More...

Joe's Project offers free support group

Have you been affected by the loss of a loved one through suicide? More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Upcoming "Double" Pet Event: The Mayor's Alliance Low-Cost Microchip Clinic is a pet dream- come- true. Mark your calendar; then cut this out, and hang it on your refrigerator as a remind­er. Thanks to the Mayor's Alliance, on Sat., Sept. More...

Events & Bulletin

Westminster Fair Sept. 13

The Westminster United Presbyterian Church will be hold­ing an outdoor fall fair, Sat., Sept., 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Church at 109 Udall Rd., West Islip. The rain date is Sat., Sept. 20. More...

World War II program at Bay Shore Historical Society

Wilbur Anderson will present a pro­gram Experiences in the Merchant Marine .uring World War II on Thurs., Aug. 21, 7:30 p.m. at the Little The­ater, Bay Shore High School, Third Ave. and W. Perkal St. More...

St. Monica's Guild to meet August 18th

St. Monica's Guild of Suffolk for Widowed Men and Women will meet Mon., Aug. 18, 1 p.m. at the West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Ln., West Islip. For information, call 631-581-0466. More...

Opinion

Let NY travelers take a seat in history

Editorial

If you travel in and out of the major airports around the country, you know that some cities try to give their terminals a flavor of the area in which they are located. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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New York's Realtors ask lawmakers to pass school tax cap

Public Commentary

New York's 62,000 REALTORS(r) call upon their representatives in the state Legislature to return to Albany for the purpose of providing relief to our state's beleaguered homeowners who are being crushed by high prop­erty taxes. More...













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