April 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Rotary helps feed the hungry

The Babylon Rotary Club recently held a food drive, part of the organization's commitment to changing and growing. More...

North Babylon's Bria Hartley named NYS Player of the Year

After an outstanding junior season, North Babylon's Bria Hartley joined a select group of young ladies by being named the 2008-09 New York State Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Hartley, who averaged 22.4 points, 5.5 steals and 5. More...

It was all business at Lindenhurst Expo

The Lindenhurst Chamber of Commerce held its annual Business Expo at Chateau La Mer in February. There was food aplenty, as well as representatives from businesses throughout Lindenhurst, free demonstrations and giveaways. More...

Special Sections

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Wii Golf Instruction: Mon. April 20, May 18 and Sat. May 23 from 2-3:30 p.m. •Microsoft Excel Intro: Mon. April 20 from 6:15-8:30 p.m. $3 fee. •Senior Advocate: Tues. More...

Obituaries

Pearl Holzberg, longtime Babylon resident and selfless volunteer

Longtime Babylon resident Pearl Holzberg died March 20, 2009 at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, New York. She was 82 and spent her life putting others before herself. More...

Frank Kelly, West Islip resident and former Amityville businessman

Longtime West Islip resident and Amityville business owner Frank Kelly died on March 26, 2009 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was 91. Born in Brooklyn on Feb. 27, 1918, he served in the 101st Calvary Division in the U.S. Army during World War II. More...

Opinion

Don't dis Mother Nature

Editorial

We began doing something this week that we rarely do—complain about the weather. More...

Protecting kids from sex predators: Communities can't do it all alone

The Village of Massapequa Park recently passed a law enhancing the state and county's laws regarding where convicted violent sexual predators and pedophiles can live. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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WISD and teachers' union in talks to save jobs as budget process continues

While budget cuts are causing the West Islip School District to cut 18 teacher positions in their preliminary budget, the teachers union has voted to open contract talks, hopefully saving some or all of those jobs. More...

Local scouts receive award

Girl Scouts Martine Furey, left and Carissa Scarfi, right recently received Girl Scouting's highest recognition, the Gold Award. Theyare shown here being congratulated by Babylon Town Councilman Lindsay P. Henry. More...

NB nurses ask for pay parity as district struggles through budget process

Job cuts were on everyone's mind at the North Babylon school board meeting last month … and with good reason. Days after the meeting, 36 teacher positions were cut in the district. Thereason? More...

Police investigating two separate incidents

Suffolk County Police are investigating two unrelated incidents, one in which a man died in a fire and the other in which a man was seriously injured in a bicycle accident. More...

Babylon Schools look to maintain programs; increase spending

School Board to adopt budget April 20th

The proposed Babylon School District budget for 2009 - 2010, as presented at a community meeting on March 23 in the high school library, maintains all current instructional and co-curricular programs. More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

April 15th the tax day that conjures up so much anxiety is upon us. Oh, by the waytime's up; the deadline is here. Astute readers are probably wondering how I'm going to work income tax into a pet column. More...

Events & Bulletin

Hope For Youth announces need for luggage

In 1969 Judge Elizabeth Bass Golding founded Hope For Youth to put an end to unnecessary institutionalization of a "person in need of supervision" (PINS). More...

Volunteers needed for work at 9/11 Memorial Park at Cedar Beach

Volunteers (adults and teenagers) are invited and urgently needed to help plant dune grass, shrubs and scrub pines and install bird boxes at Cedar Beach Overlook/Town of Babylon 9-11 Memorial on Sat., April 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

BHS Class of 1959 reunion July 25

The years fly by and suddenly it is the 50th reunion of the West Babylon HS Class of 1959. If you are interested in attending, please contact Angela Alu Udle at 631-467-2536 or Lorraine Allen Stacy at LorStacy@comcast.net. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - - - - - - - - x TITAN CAPITAL, INC. Plaintiff, -against- DE LISI CORP. More...













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