August 21, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

West Islip educator honored

Professor Allan Ashley, of West Islip, one of 12 recipients of the Bender Research Fellowship Award for Best Paper this year, received $1,500 in recognition of co-authoring Integrating Pragmatism and Ethics in Entrepreneurial More...

A new look at Babylon Village Pool this year

New and original murals are now part of the Babylon Village Pool, greeting pool-goers as they walk in and adding even more charm to one of the Village's favorite places. More...

Woman's arm severed in auto accident

Suffolk County Police First Squad Detectives are investigating a single-vehicle crash in West Babylon, that left a Lindenhurst woman in serious condition with a severed left arm. Police gave this account: On Mon., Aug. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Riddle: Where do you have a party for a Chihuahua? Answer: At a Mexican restaurant, of course. "Pesos for Paco" is a benefit dinner at Don Ricardo's in Babylon Village on Thursday Sept. More...

Poster Pets of the Week

The Paco Clone, left and Maine Coon mix cat above. More...

Library

Beacon LIBRARY

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Long Island Blood Drive: Mon. Aug. 25 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Please help! •Poetry in the Village: Sun. Sept. 21 from 2-4 p.m. •Learn how to garden in Containers & Small Spaces: Tues. More...

Obituaries

Marie Spitz, West Babylon resident and Record newspaper employee

At the age of 75, Marie Spitz decided that she wanted to go back to work. She saw an ad in her local newspaper, interviewed for the position and was hired by the Amityville Record as an advertising representative. More...

Babylon Village's Marguerite Farrington Burns, at 83

Longtime Babylon Village resident Marguerite "Margie" W. Farrington Burns, who built her own home in Argyle Park, died July 26, 2008 in Burlington, North Carolina after a stroke. She was 83. Born in Babylon to Shephard H. and Wilhelmina W. More...

Charles Joiner, at 68

Charles Henry Joiner, a West Babylon High School graduate and handyman who was described by his family as a man who was always smiling, died July 3, 2008 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. He was 68. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE; FINAL FLOODPLAIN NOTICE; NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS TOWN OF BABYLON 9-11 HOMETOWN MEMORIAL FOUNDATION EDUCATION CENTER AUGUST 21 More...

Today's news, Aug. 26: Don Carney, Copiague resident and Lindenhurst real estate salesman

Rotarian and real estate salesperson Donald J. Carney died after a valiant struggle with leukemia. The 67-year old was a soft-spoken man with a big heart, according to his family and friends. More...

Deer Park welcomes new IT specialist Dr. Jared Bloom

Deer Park School District welcomes the new Administrator of Instructional Technology (IT), Dr. Jared Bloom. Dr. More...

Kindred Spirits meet in Hilton Head

The 6th annual reunion of "Kindred Spirits" took place Aug. More...

Mastic man charged with robbing Deer Park bank

Suffolk County Police arrested a Mastic man Wed., Aug. 13, for the robbery of the Bank of America branch at 1979 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. More...

 

Schools/Sports

West Babylon South Bay Elementary band wins New York State 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...

JQA Elementary school in Deer Park shoveling with honor

Deer Park John Quincy Adams (JQA) Elementary School second grade class of 2008 came together one last time for the planting of a tree to honor its graduates, both from this year's class and the past. More...

Little Docs helping out at the Babylon blood drive

Even though the students do not yet meet the criteria for donating, Babylon Memorial Grade School recently organized a school blood drive with Long Island Blood Services in order to do their part to help combat the shortage of blood donations acros More...

Events & Bulletin

Beacon/ BULLETIN BOARD

SAT., Aug. 23 •Summer Solstice Retreat: 9:30 a.m.- 2 p.m., Science of Spirituality Meditation Center, 79 County Line Road, Amityville. Join us for meditation, a picnic & a nature walk. For info., call 691-7100. SUN., Aug. More...

35th annual Country Fair in Babylon coming Sept. 7th

The 35th annual Country Fair, which will be held Sun., Sept. 7, kicks off at noon at the Gazebo, at Argyle Park in Babylon Village, the site of continuous entertainment until 5 p.m. More...

Village of Babylon Historical and preservation society

The Babylon Village Historical Society Museum, located at 117 E. Main Street, will be open the day of the Country Fair, Sun., Sept. 7, from noon to 4 p.m. The museum is directly along the street of the fair. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Let's not tap into phony studies and lower the drinking age

A group of college administrators have pressed for lowering the drinking age from 21 to 18. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Public Commentary

Taxpayers ask public to support cap on school tax increases

Dear Editor: On June 18 my vice president, Frank Bustamante, and I went to Albany to meet with Gov. Paterson and civic leaders from across New York State. More...













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