November 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Busy Fall Schedule unveiled for Babylon Village Historical Society

The annual meeting for members of the Babylon Village Historical and Preservation Society was held Sun., Nov.1, at the Village Museum (117 W. Main St). More...

North Babylon’s Fernandes, Crespi playing at Stony Brook

It wasn’t always the plan for Leo Fernandes and Antonio Crespi to go to Stony Brook together, but the North Babylon soccer alums have made the transition from high school to college flawlessly with one another.   More...

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Schools/Sports

Reading never goes out of style at Babylon Grade School

Nearly 200 Babylon Grade School students were honored at the end of September for their participation in the school’s summer reading program. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

More Finds in Search for Sensation: We are inching closer to the 1887 grave of Westminster’s symbolic Pointer. Google Books is a Godsend to research. More...

Crib Notes: Suffolk first in nation to ban drop-side Cribs

Lawmakers Vote to Prohibit Sale of Deadly Drop-Side Cribs

According to a February 2009 report issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), drop-side cribs are responsible for more deaths than any other nursery product, a total of 90 deaths from 2003-2005, and are second among all categories in More...

Obituaries

Joan Coleman, West Babylon resident

Joan Ann Reve Coleman, who was born in West Babylon, died Sept. 10, 2009 as a result of Alzheimer’s in Daytona Beach, Florida. She was 73. According to her family, she was a kind and giving person who touched many lives. She was born Nov. More...

Margaret Aspland, longtime Babylon Villager

Former Babylon Village resident and loving family matriarch Margaret R. Aspland died Oct. 8, 2009 in Boca Raton, Florida. She was 92. Born in Brooklyn, she dedicated her life to caring for her family and home. Mrs. More...

Bereavement support group

A bereavement group for adults who have had a significant loss – spouse/partner, adult loss of parent, etc. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF BABYLON PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Town Board of the Town of Babylon will hold a Public Hearing at Babylon Town Hall, 200 East Sunrise High­way, Lindenhurst, New York, on the 18th day of November, 2009 at 3:30 p.m., More...

West Babylon Schools ink new contract with teachers

The West Babylon School District and its teachers have reached a contract agreement that both sides described as “historical” in terms of its timeliness. More...

Long Island National Cemetery holding Veteran's Day Service

The Long Island National Cemetery Memorial Organization Inc. invites the public to attend the annual Veteran’s Day Memorial Service Sun., Nov. 8, 1:30 p.m. at the Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, Wellwood Avenue entrance. More...

NB's Hartley a ‘once in a lifetime athlete’

Against Hills East this season, Bria Hartley set up a beautiful cross pass for a goal, scored a goal off a deflection, then moved back to play sweeper and defend. More...

Babylon Football: Playoff bound panthers pummel Port Jeff

It was Homecoming Day at Pop Kessling Field in Port Jefferson last Saturday and the visiting Babylon Panthers were a set of pretty tough guests. They blanked the Port Jeff Royals 42-0 and knocked them out of playoff consideration. More...

 

People/Social

Held in Babylon Village, Sat., October 24th, 2009

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Lindenhurst resident to be honored at breakfast award ceremony November 10

Lindenhurst resident Tom Doyle, will be honored Tues., Nov. 10 by the Long Island Way at the 2009 Cause Champion Awards that will take place at Carlyle on the Green. More...

Joy Torrey celebrates birthday

Joy Torrey, of Babylon Village, celebrated her 88th birthday this summer. Her granddaughter Allie surprised her with a luncheon on Torrey’s huge Victorian porch. More...

Events & Bulletin

Good Shepherd Hospice Center Gala Dinner Dance to be held November 20

Good Shepherd Hospice, a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, invites the Long Island community to attend Reflections, a gala dinner-dance, Fri., Nov. 20, at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. More...

Poets in the Village Series scheduled for November 8

On Sun., Nov. 8, 2 to 4 p.m. the Poets in the Village Series will feature Deborah Hauser and Jack Barrett Wohl at the Babylon Public Library, 24 South Carll Ave., Babylon Village. There will be readings by the featured poets and an open mic format. More...

Long Island National Cemetery Veterans Memorial Service to be held Sunday, November 8

The Long Island National Cemetery Memorial Organization Inc. invites the public to attend the annual Veteran’s Day Memorial Service Sun., Nov. 8, 1:30 p.m. at the Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, Wellwood Avenue entrance. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Even after more than 30 years, the real horror of Amityville continues to plague communities

November 13 marks the 35th anniversary of the DeFeo murders in Amityville, a crime that placed Amityville on a very dismal map. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

by Kevin Eastwood
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Voters must become informed about the need for health-care reform

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