June 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Former BHS lacrosse player helps Cortland win title

Former Babylon High School (BHS) lacrosse star Cody Hoyt was a key to the 2009 NCAA Division III Championship won by Cortland at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts on May 24. More...

Helping Hands seeks donations

Helping Hands in West Islip, Inc., a tax-exempt charity founded in 1990 by Jennifer Gallozzi, is seeking donations of decorated lunch bags/boxes containing non-perishable items, such as flip-top tuna cans, individual applesauce, pudding, cereal box More...

Babylon Business and Professional Women's Club to host luncheon

The Babylon Business and Professional Women's Association will award $1,500 scholarships to two Babylon High School seniors at its annual Scholarship luncheon, Friday, June 19, at the Southward Ho Country Club, Bay Shore. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Local Scholars

•Brian May, of Babylon, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2008 semester at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York. More...

Student selected for ES BOCES honor

Brentwood UFSD senior Erica Drummond, who is also a student at Eastern Suffolk BOCES Bellport Academic Center (BAC) and Brookhaven Technical Center (BTC), was chosen out of more than 300 students to represent her peers at the ES BOCES annual meetin More...

West Islip's Oquenock Elementary School students participate in democratic process

On Nov. 3, 2008 West Islip's Oquenock Elementary School students in Mrs. Parson's fourth grade class cast their votes for president in a mock election. The election booth was donated by the Hohorst family. More...

Library

Thisweek at the library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Summer Blood Drive: Mon., June 15 from 2-6 p.m. •Senior Advocate: Tues., June 16 from 2-4 p.m. •Recipes for an Old Fashioned Picnic: Mon., June 22 at 3 p.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

Beacon CALENDAR

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, June 12 •New Mother's Support Group: 1:30-3 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip. For info., call 376-4444. More...

Constantino Brumidi Lodge Vegas night

The Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park, is sponsoring a Friday night Vegas, Fri., June 12. Thedoors open at 7 p.m. Food and drink will be available. For information call 631-586-3928. More...

Bay Village Civic Association presentation on Town of Babylon Green Homes Program

The Bay Village Civic Association invites all Village residents to hear a presentation on the Town of Babylon Green Homes Program, Mon., June 15, 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 25 Broadway, Amityville. More...

Opinion

What Albany needs now is strong leadership

Editorial

The Senate switch in Albany giving control back to the Republicans came as quickly and decisively as Tuesday morning's sweeping rainstorm. Hopefully, it will also clear some of the foul air in Albany as well. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Government can't — and shouldn't-manufacture cars

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: One of your readers thinks that higher taxes are O.K. as long as you are getting good government services. However, there is a problem when the government delivers bad services. More...

Nathan tapped as Lindenhurst Superintendent

Brings more than 40 years of experience to the job

After 13 years serving the Lindenhurst school district, Richard Nathan has been appointed the district's new superintendent. He replaces Superintendent Neil Lederer, who is retiring in June. More...

Coast Guard holds Memorial Day ceremonies in Babylon

The Memorial Day weekend typically marks the start of the summer boating season and America's Volunteer Lifesavers were on hand to post the colors for the season kick-off for the South Bay Cruisers ceremony on Memorial Day at the Babylon Yacht Club More...

Flag Day ceremonies at AmericanAirpower Museum

In conjunction with the American Airpower Museum, OnSight Support Family and Friends celebrates a Flag Day, day of support for the men and women serving our nation at the Museum, , 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale, NY 11735, 2 to 8 p.m. More...

Lindenhurst man charged in burglaries

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Lindenhurst man who committed a series of burglaries over the past few months. Fourth Squad detectives, with the assistance of the U.S. More...

 

People/Social

Barraga and Long Island Cares work to ease hunger

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R) West Islip recently met with Paule T. Pachter, the executive director of Long Island Cares, Inc. More...

BaCCA welcomes new office manager

Shawn Cullinane, shown standing, vice president of the Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BaCCA) welcomes Lynn Aramini of North Babylon to her new position of office manager of BaCCA. More...

Babylon Village Remembers Our Fallen Heroes

Memorial Day Parade May 25th, 2009

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Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

A delighted Marge Voohries has announced the graduation of her granddaughter, Sarah Schneider. Graduating from Cornell University (with honors), Sarah received a BS in Science & Technology, with an emphasis on Forest Ecology. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

I love old dog books. My hunt for the Westminster Kennel Club clubhouse site in Babylon has added to this fascination. One particular volume has peripheral ties to Westminster. More...

Obituaries

Lillian Miller, Copiague USPS Employee

Former longtime Amityville resident and local U.S. Post Office employee Lillian Steele Miller died April 24, 2009 at University Hospital in Stony Brook. She was 76 and had lived on Virginia Court in Amityville for many years. More...

Nancy Reese, born and raised in Babylon

Former Babylon Village resident Nancy Reese died April 3, 2009 after fighting her second battle with cancer. She was 56 and died in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was born in Amityville on May 8, 1952 and grew up in Babylon Village. More...

People, not government, are the answer to America's woes

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: Having just received the newspaper, as I now live in Florida, I was delighted to see your editorial "Government control is not always the answer." I would like to say that government control is usually not the answer. More...













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