April 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Two running for Babylon Library Board

Two women with strong ties to the community square off for a seat on the Babylon Village Library Board next week. Theelection is Tues., April 14. More...

Lindenhurst student nominated for Naval Academy

Congressman Pete King (R-Seaford) congratulates Steven Nelson of Lindenhurst for earning a Congressional Nomination to the U.S. Naval Academy. Nelson will be graduating from Lindenhurst High School this spring. More...

WB students compete in LI Math fair

Students at West Babylon Junior High School in the West Babylon School District competed in the Long Island Math Fair on March 20th. More...

Library budget votes and trustee races up

Thefollowing is a breakdown of upcoming library budget votes and Trustee elections. The votes are scheduled for Tues. April 14. Babylon TheLibrary vote in Babylon is from noon to 9 p.m., in the library. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

BABYLON VILLAGE YOUTH PROJECT

Art project students display their work. Shown are Andrew Mullane, Branch Mgr., Jordan Soto, Zachery Bastholomacus, Mary Mikowski, Tavonia Utley, Tyler Jacinth. At right, Youth Project youngsters take part in Project Replenish. More...

West Islip Winter sports recognition

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March and April Events at Babylon Youth Project

•Our Digital Photography Contest is in its final two weeks. The finalists will be displayed in Astoria Federal Savings Bank and re showcased for bank customers to vote on their favorite. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Design your own Website: Tues. April 14 from 7-8 p.m. Free for adults. •Wait Til Next Year: Tues. April 14 from 7-8 p.m. Music from the 40s and 50s. Free. More...

Events & Bulletin

Beacon CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, April 10 •New Mother's Support Group: 12:30-2 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. $50 per family, 5 sessions. More...

OLOG to hold '50s dance May 15

Our Lady of Grace Church, 666 Albin Ave., West Babylon will be holding 1950s theme dinner dance, A Touch of Elvis starring Steve Mitchell, Fri., May 15, 6:30 to 11 p.m. Thecost is $25 per person for the DJ, dinner and dancing. More...

Preschool scholarships available

Just Kids, located at the Kellum Street School, is offering scholarships for regular education children residing within the Lindenhurst School District to attend their half-day Jump Start preschool program beginning September 2009. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUF- FOLK - WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. D/B/A AMERICAS SERVICING COMPANY, Plaintiff, AGAINST MICHAEL C. FRIES, A/K/A MICHAEL FRIES, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...

Latest news, April 13

The Drama Club at West Babylon Junior High School in the West Babylon School District recently held its annual production. More...

Today's news, Mon., April 13

The East Farmingdale Fire Department rushed to the scene of an automobile fire on Easter Sunday. More...

W.B. School officials give budget overview

Residents and administrators for the West Babylon School District had a lively discussion last week as the district outlined its latest spending proposal for the 2009-10 school year. More...

Fred Zito to present Marconi program

Professor Frederick Zito of Babylon will present an audio-visual program on Monday evening, April 13 at Babylon Village Hall. The presentation will begin at 8:30 p.m., and is sponsored by the Pilot Club of Babylon. More...

Seminar: Surviving a layoff - Tips to focus your job search

Join experienced business professionals on Wed., April 15 for this informative and timely seminar. More...

DP students take part in business conference

Sophomore Vincent McAnuff of Deer Park High School cheered at an Islanders game in the name of furthering his education. More...

New Babylon Town program opens doors to home ownership for today's middle income families

B abylon Supervisor Steve Bellone, in collaboration with the Long Island Housing Partnership, announced a one of a kind housing assistance program targeting Middle Income families. More...

Lindenhurst Village street sweeping has begun

Village of Lindenhurst Mayor Thomas Brennan would like to remind all residents that the Village's street sweeping program has been resumed for the 2009 season. More...

 

People/Social

Islip Town Supervisor congratulates Black History Celebration honorees

Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan, shown back, third from left, and the Islip Town Board recently hosted a Black History Celebration at the Brentwood Senior Center, where they honored several community members and the NAACP Islip Town Branch, More...

Islip Art Museum offers new programs

The Islip Art Museum will be offering two programs in the near future. On Sat. April 11, 1 to 4 p.m., Chart- Pak, the manufacturers of Grumbacher paint, will present a hands-on demonstration of new formulas that expand imaginative possibilities. More...

Good Samaritan Hospital helps to keep kids safe and healthy

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recently held, Safe and Healthy Kids, the first of many special events designed to celebrate the hospital's 50th anniversary. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Might the K-9 chemistry that attracts us to particular dogs…..a puppy love at first sight, so to speak, be rooted in our childhood experiences? Are we drawn toward certain dogs by some sort of deeply entrenched memory or subliminal pull? More...

Obituaries

Jane McEvilla, formerly of Amityville

Amityville bornand raised Jane Coburn McEvilla died peacefully Feb. 26, 2009 surrounded by her family in her Vermont home. She was 66 years old. She was born Dec. 26, 1942 in Amityville and lived on Ketcham Avenue. She was a graduate of St. More...

Opinion

What price a sound economy?

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: To the Obama administration: Thisis not our America! No State shall ... pass any ... ex post facto Law, or Law impairing the Obligation of Contracts, (article I, section 10 of the constitution). More...

Congressman Israel responds

Dear Editor: Recently, one of my constituents questioned whether New Yorkers will pay too much and get too little out of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. More...

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