April 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

W.I. Council of PTA honors George Smith

West Islip Board of Education Trustee President George Smith was honored with the West Islip Council of PTA’s 2010 Honorary Life Membership Award during the Board of Education meeting in March.   More...

Babylon Lions Club President presents a check to the First Baptist Church in Babylon Village

Shown in the photo is Babylon Lions Club President Maurice Azzopardi presenting a check to Rev. Wayne Griffiths of the First Baptist Church in Babylon Village. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Islip Reflection contest winners are...

West Islip School District’s Westbrook Elementary School had 15 entries in four different categories in this year Reflections contest. More...

North Babylon Belmont Elementary students discover new science concepts room

Students at Belmont Elementary School in the North Babylon School District now have a designated science room.  More...

Babylon High School celebrates different cultures during foreign language week

Babylon High School worked to celebrate National Foreign Language Week in a variety of ways.   More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

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

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

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

Babylon Scholarship Fund dinner

The Babylon Community Scholarship Fund is having its 45th annual dinner and fashion show, Tues., May 4, 7 p.m. Thedoors open at 6:30 p.m. Theevent will be held at Chateau La Mer in Lindenhurst. Tickets are $40 per person. More...

Woman’s Club offers scholarship

The Babylon Village Woman’s Club is offering a $1,500 scholarship to female residents/taxpayers/employees of Babylon Village who are returning to school.   •A high school diploma or its equivalent is a prerequisite. More...

Opinion

Editorial: Make use of your library tax dollars

This week, many residents and readers will be asked to head to their local library to cast their ballots for their library’s 2010-2011 budget, and to elect library trustees. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Readers respond to editorial on health care

Dear Editor:   Your editorial against the recently passed healthcare bill reflected all our concerns about how we will pay for it. More...

Breaking news: Youth wrestles with armed burglar

Gunshot rings out during struggle; no injuries

Mon., April 12: A 17-year-old youth struggled with a burglar, who brandished a gun, at a home in North Lindenhurst yesterday. Police gave this account: More...

Babylon Library budget and trustee vote set for Tuesday; p roposed tax rate increase is ten cents

The Babylon Public Library is seeking a ten-cent increase per $100 for assessed evaluation for its 2010 – 2011 budget. Thistranslates into a $4.38 yearly increase for the average home assessed at $4,500. More...

Legal issues continue to plague sale of Brunswick Hospital

Despite rampant rumors to the contrary, Brunswick Hospital Center is not reopening as an acute-care medical facility; this, according to J. Stewart McLaughlin, the hospital’s CEO.   More...

Babylon Lions Club gets a visit from John and Melanie Wargo

TheBabylon Lions Club was recently visited by John and Melanie Wargo. Mr. Wargo is a candidate for International Lions Director and addressed the Babylon Lions relative to his campaign and plans should he be successful. More...

 

People/Social

Town of Babylon honors local resident with an Eagle Scout Award

Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon represented the Town of Babylon in honoring Scott Michael Gustafson of North Babylon on his recently earned Eagle Scout Award. More...

Poets John and Ginger Williams at Babylon Library

It’s spring, love is in the air, and a husband-and-wife poet duo will read from their work at 2 p.m. Sun., April 11 in the Community Room of the Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave., Babylon Village. More...

Lindenhurst HS participates in Compassion Without Borders

Lindenhurst High School students participated in the first Compassion Without Borders leadership summit, sponsored by the Suffolk County High School Principals’ Association (SCHSPA).  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Babylon News & Muse

•The Pilot Club of Babylon invites locals to its annual Senior Citizens High Tea this Sunday, April 11th, with scrumptious food and wonderful entertainment. There is no charge for the event and it runs from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

The dog is probably the most varied mammal on the planet. More...

Obituaries

Gloria Evangeline Smith, trustee of the Copiague School Board, beloved wife and mother

Gloria Evangeline Smith, a longtime resident of North Amityville, died Feb. 23, 2010. At the time of her death, she was a resident of Setauket.   More...

Faith LaGrassa, born in Islip, loving and caring mother and grandmother

Pelicans are large sea birds that spend their lives by the water and are fabled to give their very life to their young. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE COPIAGUE MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY   More...













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