May 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Five run for three seats in West Babylon Schools

Five candidates, including two incumbents, are running for three seats on the West Babylon School Board. The election is at large and the three candidates who receive the highest number of votes will be seated and serve three-year terms.   More...

Three running for two seats on Babylon School Board

Trustee Ann-Marie Martino not seeking reelection

Dominic Bencivenga and Nora Jean Gaare and incumbent Tom Melito are vying for two seats on the Babylon School Board in an at-large election. Trustee Ann-Marie Martino is not seeking reelection. More...

Five seeking school board seats in North Babylon; two unopposed

On May 18, voters in the North Babylon School District will be asked to select three trustees for the school board. James Shinnick and John Caroleo are running unopposed for three-year seats. More...

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Schools/Sports

Fifth-grade students from Our Lady of Perpetual Help visit the Federal Courthouse

Fifth grade students at Our Lady of Perpetual Help were treated to a free field trip to the Long Island Federal Court House in Central Islip. More...

North Babylon makes final round

Continuing their winning streak in round two, the academic team from North Babylon High School is moving on to the third and final round of MSG Varsity’s The Challenge, an academic quiz show designed to test students’ knowledge in a Je More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, May 15   •Families Anonymous: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. For info., call 581-3418. More...

Babylon American Legion Chinese Auction May 14

“We’re Big with TheAmerican Legion Hall in Babylon will be holding a Chinese auction, Fri., May 14. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. The $5 donation includes one sheet, coffee and cake. The auction will be held at 22 Grove Pl., Babylon. More...

Supervisor Steve Bellone hosts an Identity Theft Program May 15

Sheriff Vincent DeMarco and Supervisor Steve Bellone are hosting an event to help residents in their effort to create awareness of identity theft, Sat., May 15, Babylon Town Hall, 200 East Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst in the parking lot. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF THE WEST ISLIP UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified voters of the West Islip Union Free School District, Town of Islip More...

Lastest news: School Budget vote results

Wyandanch and West Babylon fail; all others passed

In last night’s school budget votes, West Babylon and Wyandanch were among 10 school districts on Long Island to have their budgets rejected by voters.   In West Babylon, the budget was defeated 1,325 to 1,1,45. More...

Suffolk detectives investigate robbery, shooting

Two incidents take place within 24 hours; unrelated

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a robbery and a shooting that occurred within 24 hours of each other. The two incidents are under investigation, but are not considered related.  Shooting in Wyandanch More...

Three WI School Board incumbents running; two face opposition

West Islip School Board Vice President, AnnMarie LaRosa faces opposition in her bid for reelection to the school board from Robert Maresca in an election scheduled for Tues., May 18. More...

Correction in WB budget story

A story in last week’s edition (WBSD proposed budget increases spending 2%, cuts staff) contained an error in reporting the proposed 2010-2011 budget proposal. More...

Nathaniel Conklin Awards ceremony set for July 2

This year’s choice for the Nathaniel Conklin Award for “outstanding volunteer service in the spirit of Babylon Village” are Rose Ann and Robert Norman. More...

 

People/Social

Gigante of Feel Better Kids is honored by Senator Owen Johnson

Chris Gigante, president of Feel Better Kids recently honored Senator Owen H. Johnson with an award for his outstanding support to disabled children.   More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Long before Lassie came home or even fished Timmy out of the well, courageous Collies portrayed in the Terhune books mesmerized readers. Albert Payson Terhune (1872- 1942) based his fictional canines loosely upon his own beloved Collies. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Victorian Tea: Sun., May 16 from 2-3 p.m. Free adult program.   •AARP Defensive Driving: Tues., May 18 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $14 fee, $12 with AARP membership. More...

Voters approve all local library budgets

Thefollowing is a list of results of the local library votes held in April:   Babylon   By a vote of 199-69, Babylon Library residents approved the 2010-11 library budget. More...

Obituaries

Goldean King, Copiague English teacher and friend

Even years after her retirement, Copiague School teacher Goldean P. King was remembered by her students, and so moved people that many of her former students stayed in touch with her. More...

Angelina Frole, Babylon School District Employee

On her own for many years, Angelina Frole became so self-sufficient and independent that her children thought of her as invincible.   “I find it hard to believe she’s gone,” said her daughter Angela Marx from Babylon. More...

Doug Brink: former West Babylon resident, foreman and sales representative

Henry Douglas Brink IV, who was described by those who knew him as affable and well liked, died suddenly April 10, 2010. He was 50 years old and a resident of West Babylon and later Massapequa. More...













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