March 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

BVAC hosts Steve Martino

In collaboration with the Babylon Village Youth Project, Astoria Federal Savings Bank and the Village Art and Frame Gallery of Babylon, the Babylon Village Arts Council sponsored photographer Steve Martino to instruct about a dozen youths in the ar More...

NB lockdown works to protect students and staff

North Babylon School Superintendent Dr. Robert Aloise said on Friday that he was very pleased with the manner in which the lockdown at the high school and Marion G. Vedder Elementary School went on Thurs., March 12. More...

Babylon Public Library showcases BFD memorabilia

Be sure to stop by the Babylon Public Library during the month of March to see a wonderful display provided by the Babylon Fire Department. More...

Local students among finalists in Spelling Bee

Connor Dolan, a 8th grader at Babylon Jr./Sr. High School, Christopher Carleo, a 8th grader at SS Cyril & Methodius School, Lynus Fortaleza, a 5th grader at William Deluca Jr Elementary School, Cameron Kuhn, a 5th grader at Marion G. More...

Health-care jobs on Long Island continue to grow, despite recession

Unlike most industries, health care is still adding jobs during this recession. In December 2008, while the U.S. economy shed more than half a million jobs, the health care industry added 32,000, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Deer Park Falcons show appreciation for supporters

Student athletes on the Deer Park High School Falcons Varsity Basketball team recently showed their appreciation for their supporters with a pre-game ceremony to thank their fellow Varsity Cheerleaders, as well as their own parents. More...

Sachem East knocks West Babylon out of playoffs

Before West Babylon's playoff game against Sachem East Thursday, February 19, Lady Eagles head coach Katie Dorsey said her team needed to stop Kristen Doherty. More...

Straw Poll takes place in Babylon Civics class

Students Vote For the Next President Babylon High School's twelfth-grade Participation in Government students jumped on the political bandwagon in November 2008 when they conducted a Presidential Straw Poll prior to the national election. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •A 6:15-8:45 p.m. $75. •AARP Driver's Safety Class: Wed. April 1 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $14 pp fee. •Make your home a Green Home: Wed. March 25 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Nancy Guastella Burrello, lived in North Babylon for more than 50 years

Nancy Guastella Burrello, 93, of Sioux Falls, SD died Feb. 28, 2009 at Edgewood Vista, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She and her husband Salvatore, now deceased, lived in North Babylon for more than 50 years. More...

Edward J. Peterson

It is with deep regret and sorrow that the Board of Trustees, Administration, Medical Staff, Volunteers and Employees of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and the many patients we are privileged to serve express their profound regret at the pa More...

Opinion

A week to celebrate open government

Editorial

John Stuart Mill, an English philosopher believed that freedom and democracy were ensured only by allowing for the open expression and ideas of everyone. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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A Reporters' Shield Law: The public's right to know hangs in the balance

Thomas Jefferson once said that "our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and it cannot be limited without being lost." Freedom of the press is a cornerstone of our democracy, and our Founding Fathers understood that an informed citizenry i More...

Final Babylon School Budget meeting next week

The community will have one more opportunity to comment on the proposed Babylon School District 2009 - 2010 spending plan when the board holds its work/study meeting, Monday, March 23rd, at 7:30 p.m. in the high school library. More...

Goalie of the week at Oneonta

SUNY College at Oneonta senior men's lacrosse goalie, Nick Murray, of West Babylon, was selected today as the Goalie of the Week in the SUNYAC. More...

Eric and Marc Smith recognized

Eric Smith, of Babylon, was named to the dean's list at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the fall 2008 semester. More...

Copiague girls beat out Sachem for County Crown

As Ieasia Walker sunk shot after shot and magnified her team's on-court ability with every move, the packed-house at St. Joseph's College (L.I.) quickly turned from a happy-go-lucky Sachem East cheering section to a Copiague favored atmosphere. More...

West Islip soldier helps police American base near Iraq

When the Marines and sailors of 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment arrived at Camp Korean Village on the western edge of Iraq's Al Anbar province in September 2008, the first order of business was to ensure the battalion and other units in the are More...

Man arrested for robbing NB bank

On March 12, Suffolk County Police arrested a Brooklyn man for the robbery of a North Babylon credit union in February of this year. More...

 

People/Social

Valentine's Day and the AWC

TheAmityville Woman's Club held its monthly meeting Tues., Feb. 10 at the Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club. Following Barbara Lozier saying grace and Carolyn D'Antonio leading the Pledge of Allegiance, luncheon was served. More...

Fond memories for mother and daughter at GSH

During 2009, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is celebrating 50 years of service to the community. As the hospital prepares to celebrate it will look back and acknowledge those who helped make it possible. More...

Soldiers, Airmen receive new rank, new responsibilities

Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army and Air National Guard in recognition of their capabilities for additional responsibility and leadership. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Search for Sensation Continues: Babylon's canine claim to fame centers around Westminster's clubhouse and flagpole- both gone over 90 years. More...

Events & Bulletin

LI Republic Airport Historical Society monthly meeting

For over 25 years the LI-Republic Airport Historical Society has been working to preserve and disseminate the rich aviation history of the Farmingdale-Babylon area. More...

Suffolk County offers workshop and program on dating violence

One out of three teens are in a violent relationship, and only one out of 11 will report them to the police. More...

Babylon Community Scholarship Fund dinner and fashion show to be held

The Babylon Community Scholarship Fund Dinner and Fashion Show will be held at Chateau La Mer in Lindenhurst, Tues. May 5, 7p.m. Thedoors will open at 6:30 p.m. For tickets call Tammy Tillinghast at 631- 422-4110 or Jennifer Rogers 631-376-0293. More...













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