April 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

W.I. School and NYCB Match Funds for Haitian Survivors

Students in Kirdahy Elementary School at Captree in West Islip raised $1,450 in a project titled Hands Full of Change for Haiti. Teacher Linda Smith took the loose change to Roslyn Bank where officials offered to match the funds. More...

DPHS partners with MSG Varsity

Deer Park High School was named Outreach Partner of the Week by MSG Varsity. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Albany Avenue Elementary School in Lindenhurst ESL Program gets a head start on learning

Lindenhurst’s Albany Avenue Elementary School’s English as a Second Language (ESL) students got a head start on learning before school opened through a special Jump Start Program, held the last week of August.   More...

West Islip's Our Lady of Lourdes school welcomes Fire Safety month

Our Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip, celebrated Fire Safety month with a visit from Lt. Mike Harty of the FDNY. Lt. Mike visited Mrs. Harty’s nursery class and Mrs. Harris’ third grade class where he reviewed fire safety tips. More...

Three North Babylon High School students named "Commended Students"

North Babylon High School Principal Ray Williams has announced that three students from NBHS have been named Commended Students by the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program. Tausif Noor, Peter C. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Bridge Workshop: Wed., Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28 from 2-4 p.m. Free. •Elder Care: Sat., April 10 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. •Tai Chi: Mon., Apr. 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17 from 10-11 a.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, April 3   •Families Anonymous: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. For info., call 581- 3418. More...

Second Thursday Concert April 8 Did you hear?

AVE. • BABYL ON • NY • 1 1702 TheBaby lon V illage A rts Council will present its Second Wrapping It Up Thursday Concert Series featuring Jean Rohe on April 8. More...

Babylon Homemakers to meet

TheBabylon Day Unit of the SuffolkCounty Homemakers will host its next meeting Wed., April 7, 10 a.m. at Babylon Town Hall Annex on Phelps Lane in North Babylon. Members will be able to sign up for classes and events. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF ANNUAL DISTRICT ELECTION AND BUDGET VOTE LINDENHURST MEMORIAL LIBRARY LINDENHURST, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Lindenhurst Memorial Library, One Lee Avenue, Lindenhurst, Ne More...

West Islip School Board looks at tough budget year; increased class sizes likely

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

Babylon Village budget down 3.9 percent for coming year

Loss of revenues Push up tax rate by 44-cents

Faced with a loss of more than $490,000 in revenue from last year as a result of the economic downturn, the Village of Babylon is proposing a budget that calls for salary freezes and a reduction in spending over last year of $308,000 or 3.9 percent. More...

Local art groups receive state grants for programming

Several local organizations are the recipients of local art grants from the 2010 Long Island Decentralization Grants for the Arts Regrant Program. More...

Debbie Basile, BBCC co-founder and director, steps down after 16 years

Like many new retirees, Debbie Basile hopes to do some traveling, hit the gym, and set aside a little more time for herself. More...

 

People/Social

Suffolk OTB Customer is winner of first-ever statewide handicapping contest

West Islip resident Stephen G. Jenny nabbed the second place spot in New Yor k OTBs’ first-ever statewide handicapping contest. The winners were announced on Oct. 24, at the Albany Tele-theater. More...

This year's E. Donald Conroy Scholarship event set for June 2

The Mayor E. Donald Conroy Scholarship awards night is set for Wed., June 2, 7 p.m. at the Venetian Yacht Club in Babylon Village. Tickets are $40.   The goal of the Mayor E. More...

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

On Sun., Jan. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Heard it on the Grapevine

BIG HONOR FOR GRANDSON OF FORMER VILLAGE MAYOR. Gil Hanse, the grandson of our late former Mayor Gilbert C. Hanse has been selected to design an 18-hole golf course at ThePrairie Club in Nebraska. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

“TNR Day” looked like a feline episode of the M*A*S*H television show. Hawkeye and Trapper weren’t there, but a heap of Have-A-Heart traps was. More...

Obituaries

Rita Shannon: 53-year West Islip resident

Active West Islip community member and loving family matriarch Rita J. Shannon died Feb. 26, 2010 after an illness.   Born in Brooklyn and raised in Lindenhurst, she lived on Magoun Road in West Islip for 53 years. More...

Liza Vanderveldt Montfort, West Islip High School graduate, in California

Liza Vanderveldt Montfort, former West Islip resident and graduate of West Islip High Scholl, class of 1977, died suddenly in her sleep on the morning of Fri., March 5th, 2010. She was 50 years old. More...













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