March 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

More than 50 teachers face layoffs in Lindenhurst Schools

District must come up with $5.3M to retain positions and balance budget for 2010-2011

Fifty-nine teachers in the Lindenhurst School District may lose their jobs unless there is another way to save or raise $5.3 million, according to school officials.   More...

Lindy Village election results

Three Lindenhurst Village incumbents were reelected Tues, March 16. They ran unopposed.   Deputy Mayor Kevin McCaffrey garnered 224 votes, Trustee Maryann Weckerle earned 223 votes and Village Justice John Bopp received 219 votes. More...

Upcoming Library budget hearings, votes and trustee elections

Babylon: The Library budget hearing is being held Wed., March 31 at 7 p.m. at the library. The budget vote is Tues., April 13 from 12-9 p.m.   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

North Babylon HS Leaders Club attends Compassion Without Borders Conference

The Leaders Club of Nor th Babylon High School recently attended the Compassion Without Borders Conference held at Harborfields High School. More...

Deer Park students provide comfort for those in need

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Babylon students pledge to 'X the TXT'

Babylon Junior- Senior High School students made a pledge this December to keep their phones at bay when operating a car when they participated in a national campaign called ‘X the TXT’.  More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Boating Safety Course: Sat., March 27 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $20 fee.   •Bridge Workshop: Wed., Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28 from 2-4 p.m. Free.   •Tai Chi: Mon., Apr. More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, March 27 •Families Anonymous: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. For info., call 581- 3418. More...

Long Island Wizards try outs at the Deer Park Community Center

65 D EER P ARK T he Deer Par k Commu nity Ce nter will be having tryouts for the Long Island Wizards, an AAU/travel basketball program. Tryouts are for all boys and girls of all ages. More...

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing hosts a Taste of West Islip

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Opinion

ACPPA is a remedy we can all ill afford

The Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act (ACPPA) that passed the House on Sunday is now, for all intents and purposes, the law of this land. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

It’s time for dramatic change at all government levels

Dear Editor:   The MTA and State Parks should both have their books publicly audited. Between fares/use fees, advertising revenue and concession percentages, neither should run at a loss.   More...

Man killed by car in Lindenhurst

Police continue with investigation; no charges likely

  Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that claimed the life of an Amityville man on Sunday evening, March 28th  More...

West Islip looks to close budget gap; increase in class sizes possible

School board and administrators still working out the numbers

by Tiffany Elliott  As news about potential teacher cuts and increased class sizes circulated throughout the West Islip community, parents residents turned out in large numbers at the West Islip School Board meeting March 11. More...

In the News

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame honors West Islip lacrosse     More...

Restaurateurs to reopen LaGrange Inn

Community, which had opposed alternate plan for pharmacy there, says this proposal is a recipe for success

TheWest Islip landmark restaurant La Grange Inn is undergoing renovations and is scheduled to open again in April. More...

W.B. Fire Department welcomes the first female chief

TheWest Babylon Fire Department became the first in the Fire Department and Town history to have a female fire chief. Third Assistant Chief Christine Manzi, a school teacher and mother, was sworn in on Jan. 4. More...

 

People/Social

Philanthropy blooms at Good Samaritan

On a recent summer day members of the South Side Garden Club, a member of the Garden Club of America, visited Good Samaritan's Child Life Program/ Roof Top Garden. More...

OLPH cub scouts and Boy Scouts receive president’s call to service lifetime achievement awards

Both Cub Scout Pack 54 of and Troop 54 of Our Lady of Perpetual Help received the President’s Call to Service Lifetime Achievement Awards for 4000 hours of lifetime service. New York State Assemblyman Robert K. More...

Barraga greets Pastor Pettengill

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Barraga (R) West Islip recently invited Pastor Jesse Pettengill, of the West Islip Church of Christ to conduct the invocation during legislative session at the William H. Rogers Building in Hauppauge.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•Last week I was able to tour LaGrange, which is under renovation, and expected to open May 1st. One of the new owners, Dennis Garren, showed me around and answered my questions. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.”   -Franklin D. Roosevelt   More...

Obituaries

Former Babylon Village resident and veteran, John Crawford

Former Babylon Village resident John Crawford died Feb. 11, 2010 in Spokane, Washington. He was 69.   He was born Nov. 1, 1940 in Bay Shore and grew up on Park Avenue in Babylon Village with his five brothers and three sisters. More...

Catherine Klesick: Babylon resident, loving mother

Former longtime area resident and family matriarch Catherine Klesick died Feb. 22, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. She was 95 and had lived in North Massapequa, Copiague and Babylon.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation of Tobi Jo Creative, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/28/10. Officelocation: Nassau County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...













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