April 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Library budgets pass

By a vote of 199-69, Babylon Library residents... More...

Copiague Schools making cuts to make ends meet next year

Like all school districts on Long Island, Copiague School is trimming its budget, but -- as of press time – the district still had more than a $400,000 budget gap that it was hoping to fill... perhaps with State aid. More...

West Islip speller is a national bee finalist

Sean McShane, a Beach Street Middle School fifth grader, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semi-finalists eligible to compete in the 2010 New York Geographic B ee. More...

Town's emergency plan goes into action after toxic spill

A minor toxic spill in the laundry room of South Oaks Hospital Monday morning sent eight people to the hospital with minor respiratory problems. All were released later in the day. More...

Belmont elementary in North Babylon hosts fundraiser Children with Cancer

Belmont Elementary School in the North Babylon School District recently hosted its first annual Hats On Day fundraiser. On Jan. 29, students and staff members at the school paid $2 each to wear a hat to school. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

MLK Elementary School receives donation of books

Suffolk County Legislator DuWayne Gregory (D-Amityville) worked with the East Farmingdale Target’s Outreach Initiative Program to provide a donation of books to the Martin Luther King Elementary School on Mount Avenue in Wyandanch. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Too bad Emily Post never wrote a book about canine etiquette. More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, April 23   •Caring for your Baby Class: 7-9:0 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Hwy., W. Islip. $20, one class. More...

Our Lady of the Assumption Chinese Auction

The Rosary Altar Society of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish in Copiague is hosting its annual Chinese Auction, Friday evening, April 23. More...

West Babylon Alumni Foundation applications f or nominees available

The West Babylon Alumni Foundation applications for nominees are now available. The alumni awards recognize exceptional achievements of WB graduates who have made significant contributions to their profession/society. More...

Opinion

Editorial: Mystal scam shamed the office

Former Suffolk County Legislator Elie Mystal pleaded guilty last week to scamming the public out of more than $80,000 in salary and benefits by purporting to live in the 15th district he represented at least from June 2007 through May 2008. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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New EPA regulations will have a negative impact on Long Island’s real estate values

Dear Editor:   More...

Arlene J. Hartswell-Beck dies

Funeral services scheduled for April 30th

The funeral for Aileen J. Hartswell-Beck will be held April 30, 2010 in... More...

OLPH School wins technology grant

Funding brings smart boards and more to students

Our Lady of Perpetual Help is once again the recipient of a $10,000 Bishop’s Technology Grant.. More...

Fountain Committee fundraiser helps to recreate Babylon Village's history

The Babylon Village Historic Fountain Reconstruction Project moved one step closer to reaching its find-raising goal, when it held a highly successful community event on Wednesday, March 24, at the Venetian Yacht Club. More...

BCC takes on risk assessment map project

TheBabylon Community Coalition will be developing a community map to assist in formulating an action plan to reduce risk factors for Babylon youth. And, the community is being asked to help take part in this project.   More...

Eileen Grubert honored by Deer Park FD

Eileen Grubert, a trusted and vital 25-year member of the Deer Park Fire District, was recently honored by Suffolk County Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D-North Babylon) as District 17’s 2010 Woman of Distinction. More...

Babylon Traveler's Club members enjoy the study of Egypt at the West Islip Library

The Babylon Travelers’ Club, now in its 104th year, has been enjoying a particularly engaging study of Egypt. More...

West Islip High School Wind Ensemble performs for Band Directors Assoc.

The West Islip High School Wind Ensemble performed in concert at the New York State Band Directors Association Symposium in Syracuse on Fri., March 5 . More...

 

People/Social

Rich and Rob Di Stefano named Merchant of the Year

The Annual West Islip Chamber of Commerce Installation Breakfast, the Chamber named West Islip Wines & Liquors, and owners and brothers Rich and Rob Di Stefano, “Merchant of the Year” for 2010. More...

Dana Cauda to wed Christopher Bergin

John and Rosemary Bergin of West Islip, announce the engagement of their son, Bryan Christopher, to Dana Ann, daughter of Michael and Christine Cauda of Wyckoff, New Jersey.   More...

Brian Slatky presented with Boy Scout Jewish religious emblem

In observance of the 12th point of the Scout Law, Eagle Scout Brian Slatky of Boy Scout Troop 175 West Babylon, was presented with the Ner Tamid Emblem on March 8 at the Suffolk County Council’s Jewish Committee on Scouting’s Annual Awar More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Senior Checklist Forum: Fri., Apr. 16 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.   •Trash or Treasure Antique Road Show: Sun., Apr. 18 from 2-4 p.m. Free. One item for appraisal. More...

Obituaries

Phyllis Girardi, teacher and 50-year BabylonVillage resident

Longtime Babylon Village resident, wife, mother and grandmother Phyllis Girardi died Jan. 22, 2010 at Our lady of Consolation Residence in West Islip. She was 85. More...

Fomer West Islip resident and loving mother, Ann Kolb

Former West Islip resident and devoted homemaker Ann Kolb died March 15, 2010 in New Mexico.   She was born June 26, 1938 in Queens to John and Ella DeBiase and spent her life caring for her husband, children and home, said her family. Mrs. More...

Former N. Babylonian John McCarthy, WW II Navy Veteran

Former North Babylon resident John A. McCarthy died March 13, 2010 in Langhorn, Pennsylvania. He was 82.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of MODZIW LLC, a limited liability company. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/09/2010. Office location: Suffolk. SSNY has been designated for service of process. More...













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