January 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Beware of phishing scams during busy tax season

If an operator calls claiming to be from the IRS and asks for your social security number, beware. Neither the IRS, nor any reputable credit or taxing agency makes requests for this information over the telephone or via the Internet. More...

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Schools/Sports

Hispanic heritage celebration held at Babylon Memorial Grade School

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, students at Babylon Memorial Grade School in the Babylon School District took time during their Foreign Languages in the Elementary School (FLES) class to learn about the different foods and cultures from H More...

Babylon Elementary School students, faculty and staff come together with thanks and giving in mind

Shown in the photo, Babylon Elementary School students, faculty, and staff came together this November to make the holiday season a bit brighter for eight families that were going through a difficult More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library,   24 South Carll Ave.   669-1624   •Small Claims/Landlord Tenant Suits: Tues., Jan. 26 from 7-8:30 p.m. Free adult program.   •Intermediate Digital Camera Class: Tues., Feb 2 from 6:45-8:45 p.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, Jan. 23   •Families Anonymous: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. For info., call 581- 3418. More...

Eclectic Cafe presents Annie and the Beekeepers February 13

On Sat., Feb. 13, The Eclectic Café will present Annie and the Beekeepers with harmony and original songwriting. The performance will be held at Myspace at the Unitarian Society, 28 Brentwood Rd., Bay Shore. More...

Long Island Home blood drive to be held Feb.16

TheLong Island Home will be holding a blood drive, Tues., Feb. 16, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the chapel on the grounds of the home, 400 sunrise Highway. There will be two free movie tickets for donors, refreshments and more. More...

Opinion

County needs new plan

After listening to significant public opposition to a proposal to house sex offenders who have completed their jail sentences in trailers at a location in Babylon Town, the county threw up its hands and scrapped the plan. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

State cuts are short-term solutions and long-term problems

Dear Editor:   Governor David Paterson missed yet another opportunity in his State of the State address to set an environmental agenda that would create jobs and protect our State’s parks, trails and green spaces.   More...

Audit, safety, topics at Babylon School meeting

Concerns about security and the State audit report dominated the discussion at the Jan. 11 school meeting of the Babylon Board of Education. More...

New website provides help to Long Island's uninsured

Uninsured Long Islanders now have access to an improved, user-friendly bilingual website to help them enroll in Medicaid, Family Health Plus, and Child Health Plus, the public insurance programs offered by the state. More...

Closing of pharmacy in NA no Rx for economic health

The announced closing of a Rite Aid store in North Amityville has residents, civic leaders and public officials concerned. More...

 

People/Social

Couple engages in memories of the past as they look to the future

Ten years ago, James (Jimmy) Dolan asked Courtney Treacy to dance at her Sweet Sixteen party, which was held at LaGrange Inn in West Islip. More...

Babylon soldier rescues dog in Iraq; brings him home

Apparently man’s best friend is just that, regardless of what area of the world you find yourself in. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Quinn” an emaciated English Setter found wandering by Animal Care & Control in the Bronx the day after Christmas wins “Best In Shelter”. Hands down.   This orange belton boy may have been an abandoned hunting dog. More...

Babylon News & Muse

•Congratulations to Allison Bridges of Cockonoe Avenue on delivering two children last month. More...

Obituaries

Leroy D. (Bud) Runyon, North Babylon resident, World War II Army Sergeant at 89 years old

Leroy D. (Bud) Runyon, a longtime volunteer at Good Samaritan Hospital, died Dec. 15, 2009 following a brief illness. He was 89 years old.   More...

Barbara J. Raser of Babylon

Babylon resident Barbara J. Raser died Dec. 17, 2009 in Jupiter, Florida. She lived on Shore Road in Babylon.   Mrs. Raser leaves behind her husband William W., her son David B. and her grandchildren: David and Emily. More...

MaryAnn Koebel: West Babylon resident, medical receptionist

West Babylon resident MaryAnn Koebel died Dec. 8, 2009. She was 62.   She worked as a receptionist at Dr. Richard Mazzeo’s office in West Babylon. More...

Legals - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS , INC. , Plaintiff, AGAINST RADHAMES AR- ACENA, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...













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