December 11, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

BABYLON TOWN TREE LIGHTING

Top left, Babylon Town tree shines bright for the holidays. That event was held Fri., Dec. 5. At left, singers help bring holiday cheer. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Bulldogs come up a little short in bid for Suffolk County Championship

This season didn't end how Rich Biancaniello wanted it to, but his Lindenhurst football team made history in his final year on the sidelines. All odds were against his program in the Suffolk County Division I semifinals. More...

Deer Park Frost students lead by example

Peer Mediation Team continues to grow, Keeping the Peace

Deer Park Robert Frost Middle School sixth and seventh grade students were certified as Conflict Resolution and Peer Mediators. More...

Lindenhurst High School student commended for National Merit Scholarship

Lindenhurst High School Principal Daniel E. Giordano announced that Katarzyna Zabrocka has been named a Commended Student in the 2009 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Library

This week at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Poetry in the Village: Sun. Dec. 14 from 2-4 p.m. •Senior Advocate: Tues. Dec. 16 from 2-4 p.m. •Design your own Lamp: Sat. Jan. 10 from 2-3:30 p.m. For young adults. More...

Obituaries

Babylon Village's Ruth Aldrich, at 90

Longtime Babylon Village resident and loving family matriarch Ruth M. Aldrich died Nov. 13, 2008 in Mount Dora, Florida. She was 90. More...

Opinion

An unusual tradition that brings new meaning to the holidays

Editorial

We have become known as the "keepers of the graves" in our family, a title we earned as a result of geography, and a willingness to spend a few hours, two or three times a year, caring for the sites where many of our relatives are buried. More...

Let's review Bush's record with objectivity

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: The media has made a big story out of President Bush's low approval rating. For the record, I would like your readers to know that many Presidents have had lower approval ratings when they are about to leave office. More...

Babylon LIRR branch needs TLC

Dear Editor: With the arrival of the cold weather, once again many commuters are subject to the absolute worse conditions of any track side waiting room on the entire Babylon Branch of the LIRR. More...

Village, Town, County and State work to curtail impact of oil spill in Babylon

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has monitored a spill of home heating oil in Babylon Village that occurred Nov. More...

Literacy program is focus of Babylon School Board meeting

The Literacy Collaborative program used at the Babylon Elementary School was the focus of the board meeting held at that school on Monday, November 24, 2008. More...

LINDENHURST VILLAGE TREE LIGHTING

Top right, Lindenhurst Village tree is all lit up and Mayor Tom Brennan wishes the crowd that gathered for that ceremony Sun., Dec. 7, happy holidays. Photos by Cliff De Bear More...

 

People/Social

Lindenhurst HS Marine Biology students explore Venetian Shores

Approximately 60 Lindenhurst High School marine biology students visited Venetian Shores for a field trip on Sept. 23. This is the first trip to begin the marine biology program. More...

West Babylon students are artists in training

Santapogue Elementary School in the West Babylon School District selected Isabella Cammarate as Artist of the Week for Sept. 29. The fifth grader's work was inspired by artist Wassily Kadinsky. For Artist of the Week on Oct. More...

West Islip student receives youth achievement award

On September 18th, West Islip High School senior Leslie Barth was the recipient of the Suffolk County Youth Achievement Award, presented by County Executive Steve Levy. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The hol idays accentuate the extremes of emotion. Happy events seem more joyous while sad news i s even more depres s ing. More...

Events & Bulletin

Carpenter joins 300th birthday celebration of Bay Shore at Sagtikos Manor

The 300th Birthday Celebration of Bay Shore was celebrated at Sagtikos Manor. Suffolk County Treasurer Angie M. More...

Great South Bay Audubon Society to hold holiday meeting

On Thurs., Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m. the Great South Bay Audubon Society will meet. This will be the annual members participation night. More...

Police arrest 11 in sober driving checkpoint operation

Nine men and two women were arrested and charged by Suffolk County with driving while intoxicated or impaired between 11:25 p.m., Nov. 28 and 3 a.m. Nov. 30. More...













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