May 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Long Islanders remembered the sacrifices of their veterans at National Cemetery at Farmingdale last weekend, placing a flag on every grave for Memorial Day. Photos by Cliff De Bear More...

American Legion to host dinner and dance

The American Legion Hall is holding its Installation of Officers dinner and dance June 6, from 6 p.m., to midnight. The cost is $25 per person. For more info., contact 669-0094. More...

Town of Babylon taxes due May 31st

Babylon Town Receiver of Taxes, Corinne DiSomma, stated that 2008/2009 second half taxes are due and payable in her office at 200 East Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst, on or before May 31. More...

Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence launches new fund-raising campaign

On Fri., May 1 the Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence (SCCADV) launched its new fund-raising campaign, The Buck Starts Here to end domestic violence. Domestic violence is a crime that affects each and every member of society. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

Education is prized in Babylon, as evidenced by the major ity of this week's column! Adrian and Peter DeNigris of Paumanake Avenue are delighted to have all three of their children graduating this spring! More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Pleas e don't use the economy as an excuse to skip heartworm preventive. Our pets depend on us to protect them even when times are tough. In some respects monthly heartworm pills are as essential as proper nutrition, exercise, and love. More...

Events & Bulletin

Our Lady of Grace announces upcoming events

On Sat., May 30th 7 p.m., Our Lady of Grace Children's, Youth, and Adult Choirs perform their third annual spring concert. The concert is interactive, appropriate for children and free admission. More...

Westminster Presbyterian offers Vacation Bible school

Westminster United Presbyterian Church, 109 Udall Rd., West Islip will be holding Vacation Bible School 2009, Aug. 3 to 7, 6 to 8:30 p.m. A light supper will be served promptly at 6 p.m. to children and parents. More...

Scrapbooking event June 20

TheConstantino Brumidi Lodge #2211, is sponsoring a scrapbooking event Sat., June 20, 10 a.m. at 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. Tickets are $40 for breakfast, lunch and dinner and a table to work at for 12 hours. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

MATTHEW REILLY, P.I. LLC, Articles of Org. filed N.Y. Sec. of State (SSNY) 18th day of March 2009. Office in Suffolk Co. at 26 Railroad Avenue, Babylon, New York 11702. SSNY desig. Agt. Upon whom process may be served. More...

Today's news: June 1, 2009: Covanta Scholarship winners

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Local schools pass budgets; two longtime incumbents lose reelection

Voters headed to the polls last week, passing their school budgets and propositions easily and electing school board trustees. (See page 2 for results). More...

In the Ne ws

Babylon Town Councilman Lindsey Henry and S.C. Legislator Steve Stern presented Proclamations to three First Precinct "Top Cops" at a ceremony held at the Our Lady of the Rosary Knights of Columbus in Deer Park. More...

A million more bulbs brighten up town's roads and highways

One good idea has blossomed into something better. More...

 

People/Social

E. Donald Conroy scholarship dinner, June 4

The Mayor E. Donald Conroy Scholarship Awards night dinner will be held Thurs., June 4 at the Venetian Yacht Club in Babylon. Theevent begins at 7 p.m. and the cost is $40 per person. More...

Art by the Falls event in Babylon

Under cloudy skies, the second annual art exhibit entitled 'Art by the Falls' was held in Babylon Village and was a huge success. Many local artists displayed their work. More...

Local students make the grade

•Timothy Mcivor, of Brightwaters, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2008 semester at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. He is majoring in psychology. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Decorating on a Budget: Wed., June 3 from 6:45-8:45 p.m. Free. •Garage Sale Gold: Sun., June 7 from 2-4 p.m. Free appraisal for 1 item for first 40 people. Free. More...

Obituaries

John Kraker, longtime Babylonian

Longtime Babylon Village and Oak Island resident John F. Kraker died April 7, 2009 after a brief illness at the Avon Nursing Facility in Avon, New York. He was 90. Born in Brooklyn to Joseph and Marie Petchi Kraker, he served in the U.S. More...

Opinion

Government control is not always the answer

Editorial

British philosopher John Locke, whose ideas were deeply imbedded into the American cause and outcome, said "every man has a property in his own person. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Honoring those who heard the call to freedom and answered it with their lives

Public Commentary

In some circles, patriotism has become a synonym for arrogant or jingoistic. Some people even use it as a political weapon; "Don't question my patriotism," they say. More...













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