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West Islip students make plea to school board to roll back lunch price increase

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Two students at West Islip Kirdahy Elementary School at Captree made a presentation at the district’s regular school board meeting recently asking that the board consider rolling back a 25-cent increase in school lunch costs. More...

West Islip School Board recognized its athletes,

The West Islip School Board recognized its athletes, shown above: Courtney V., All County and All State, Girls Varsity Gymnastics; Kailey L., Melanie S., Kristen S., and Victoria S., All County; Alex More...

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Schools/Sports

WBHS Scholar athletes..

West Babylon High School announced its fall 2009 scholar athletes. More than 30 students earned honors for their stellar performances both on the field and in the classroom.   More...

Babylon pride abounds during homecoming celebration

The streets of Babylon Village were filled with members of the Babylon community who, dressed in orange and black, came together for Babylon High School’s Homecoming Day celebration.   More...

Deer Park pre-k students celebrate Festival of Lights

Deer Park’s Abraham Lincoln prekindergarten students experienced the diversity of the holiday season by participating in traditional Hanukkah activities. Students helped teachers cook potato latkes and placed wooden candles in a menorah.  More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Massage Yourself to Better Health: Mon., Feb. 8 from 7-8 p.m.   •Teen Valentine Chocolates: Wed., Feb. 10 from 6-7:30 p.m.   •Valentine’s Day Cake: Thurs., Feb. More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, Feb. 6   •Amputee Support Group: 1:30 p.m., Southside Hospital, 301 E. Main Street, Bay Shore. Free. For info., call 968-3477.   More...

American Legion Valentine's Day dinner to be held Feb. 13

The American Legion, 22 Grove Pl., Babylon, is hosting a Valentine’s Day dinner Sat., Feb. 13, 8 p.m. to midnight. The cost is $25 per person and includes dinner, dessert, DJ and house bar. More...

Family Service League anger management classes to be held February 25

Family Service League’s Iovino South Shore Family Center, 1444 Fifth Ave., Bay Shore, is offering an anger management group that will meet Thursdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m. for nine weeks beginning Feb. 25. More...

Opinion

There’s enough blame to go around in the high tax game

Last week, Nassau County lawmakers gave themselves healthy raises, only to rescind them days later after a tremendous public outcry. More...

Be a hero today; donate blood

Every year about this time, the supply of blood that is vitally needed to save lives runs low. More...

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Babylon School Board business...

Items from the Jan. 11 Babylon School Board meeting.   •Faculty from the Practical Arts department opened the board meeting with a presentation on the financial literacy courses offered at Babylon Junior-Senior High School. More...

In the News: A Long Island state of mind

Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy, left; and Matthew Crosson, President of the Long Island Association, center, joined with newly elected Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, at the Long Island Assoc More...

Gerry Ryan inducted into Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame

Manhattan College inducted Gerry Ryan of Babylon Village into its Athletic Hall of Fame this fall. More...

Babylon students learn it's okay to be different

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

 

People/Social

West Babylon Post Office earns 5Star Customer Service award

You’ve heard of 5 Star restaurants and movies - there are also 5 Star Post Offices. West Babylon Post Office recently earned a bronze five-star rating as part of the Postal Service’s 5 Star Customer Service Program. More...

Babylon Village Arts Council Winter Art Show Feb. 27

The Babylon Village Arts Council in partnership with Astoria Federal Savings Bank will be sponsoring its first Winter Art Show and Sale on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Masonic Lodge located at 250 West Main. St., Babylon Village from noon to 4 p.m. More...

Nancy C. Keating and Thomas A. Stock to wed

Nancy C. Keating of Babylon and Thomas A. Stock of Manorville have announced their engagement. The couple, both poets, will wed in October of this year.   More...

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Babylon News & Muse

There’s not much news this week…late January seems to be a time that many of us just want to hibernate after the holidays. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Sorry, I can’t let “sleeping dogs lie.” The lone tombstone in front of the LI State Parks Commission headquarters at Belmont Lake reads: “In Memory Of My Faithful Dog Robin- Mar. More...

Obituaries

Maryanne Kemp, Babylon Village resident

Although Maryanne Kemp (nee Siconolfi) lived in Babylon Village for just four years, it did not take her long to fall in love with this quaint and welcoming community. She passed away September 17, 2009, after a long illness and hospitalization. More...

Bernice “Bessie” Deane, resident of Our Lady of Consolation, at 105

Longtime Massapequa homemaker Bernice “Bessie” Deane died Dec. 24, 2009 in West Islip. She was 105 years old and dedicated her life to caring for her home and family.   More...

Mitch Rothberg, of West Babylon, active in local politics

Longtime Lindenhurst Village resident and Town of Babylon politician Mitchell “Mitch” B. Rothberg died Jan. 10, 2010 in West Babylon. He was 93. More...

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Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE Warehousemans liens on unclaimed personal property of the following clients at Mr. D’s Moving & Storage Company. All will be sold at Public Auction at 711-4 Koehler Ave. Ronkonkoma, NY on 2-26-10 at 8:00am 1-E. More...













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