February 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Meet Babylon's new Youth Court

The Babylon Town Youth Court recently presented certificates and swore in its 2010 members. The event, which was attended by family, friends and public officials, was held Jan. 10 in the auditorium of the Town Hall Annex on Phelps Lane. More...

W.I.H.S. cheerleaders win First Place honors

The multi-talented West Islip High School cheerleaders have brought home First Place honors after competing with their peers on January 17, 2010. More...

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Babylon News & Muse

Well the Super Bowl is over and there’s brief gap between football and March Madness (basketball), so it’s time to get your husband, boyfriend, etc to take care of all those little inside tasks.  More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Valentines Day is just around the corner. What gift did you get your dog? Forget chocolate. It is toxic to them. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Senior Advocate: Tues., Feb 16 from 2-4 p.m.   •Library Trustees Meet: Wed., Feb 17 at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.   •Chinese New Year: Wed., Feb 24 from 7-8:15 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Charles Taylor, decorated Army veteran

Longtime Massapequa resident and Nassau County Parks employee, Charles D. Taylor, Sr., died Jan. 16, 2010 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. He was 77.   He was born Sept. More...

Audrey Breen O’Connor, member of Lindenhurst Homemakers group

Lifelong Amityville resident and loving mother Audrey Breen O’Connor died on Jan. 19, 2010 after a brief illness.   She was born Jan. 26, 1922 in Amityville to Mildred King Drake, also a lifelong Amtyvillian. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT RELATING TO IMPAC SECURED ASSETS CORP., MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-1; Plaintiff(s) vs. More...

South Bay Elementary School destroyed by fire

Firefighters battle blaze for hours; see video of damage
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West Babylon School officials are scrambling this week to find alternative sites to house students as South Bay Elementary School is destroyed by fire. More...

Berkshire Nursing Home employees call—and then call off—strike; health benefits at issue

An ongoing contract dispute between Berkshire Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center and its employees led to a call for a three-day strike at the 175 bed nursing home in West Babylon. More...

In the News

S.C. Leg. Tom Barraga (R) West Islip recently presented a County Proclamation to Frank Sinisi of West Islip, the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pronto, upon his retirement. More...

Babylon Girl Scouts lauded

Three members of Girl Scout Troop 2607 from Babylon Village received Silver Awards in a recent ceremony. To work towards this achievement, he three girls worked on a recycling project at the Babylon Village Pool last summer. More...

 

People/Social

First anniversary for Megan and Colin Leitch

Megan and Colin Leitch of Babylon will be celebrating their first wedding anniversary Sun., Feb. 14. Colin, a U.S. Marine, is serving in Afghanistan and is due home at the end of the month. More...

Babylon senior signs letter of intent with NCAA to play at Lehigh University

Babylon School District announced that Babylon High School senior Noelle Rogers recently signed a letter of intent with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to play lacrosse at Lehigh University.   More...

Babylon H.S. senior completes six week symposium at USDAN

Alex Leitch, a senior at Babylon High School, recently completed a six-week symposium at USDAN, A Center for the Performing Arts, located in Wheatley Heights. More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, Feb. 13   •Families Anonymous: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. For info., call 581- 3418. More...

Baseball registration

The Babe Ruth League is holding registration for the upcoming season. Children must be at least seven years old and can register at the Kellum School in Lindenhurst, off of Straight Path, on Feb. 18 and 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

Property tax exemptions due

Angie Carpenter, Suffolk County Treasurer, advises residents that all property tax exemptions applications are due to your local tax assessor by March 1st each year. More...

Opinion

Way to go in the snow

With a major storm heading our way, our thoughts are turning to those who will be out in the midst of it, protecting the public, caring for the sick and injured, clearing the roadways, delivering the mail and ensuring that the things that must be do More...

Identify yourself, please

We receive numerous letters to the editor that raise interesting and important points of view and would love to be able to print and share them with our readers. More...

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