May 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Village budget goes down but revenue losses force tax rate up

Babylon Village adopted its new budget for the coming year, which reduces spending from $7.9 million to $7.6 million. More...

Legislator Gregory Announces 15th District Youth Caucus

Youths in grades 7-12 who live in the 15th Legislative District are being asked to consider joining the newly formed Youth Caucus, established by S.C. Leg. DuWyane Gregory. More...

Babylon Fire Department’s chief ’s car

In photo, Ex-Chief Kevin Morrow, Babylon Fire Department, hands over the keys for the Babylon Fire Department’s chief ’s car to the new Chief Anthony M. More...

Town's Million Bulb project blossoms

New York State Sen. Owen Johnson, Babylon Town Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon and Town Supervisor Steve Bellone stand among the thousands of colorful tulips that bloomed this year along Route 231 and at other locations throughout the Town. More...

Lindenhurst man caught red-handed committing vandalism on school grounds

A Lindenhurst man was arrested by Suffolk County Police and charged with damaging Copiague school district property. Police gave this account:   More...

E-mail alerts on sex offenders now available

Long Islanders can now receive automatic email alerts whenever a registered sex offender moves into a particular zip code, according to Assemblyman Bob Sweeney. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst swimmers look toward success

The Lindenhurst varsity boys swimming team is looking forward to a successful season. More...

Deer Park students capture Suffolk Zone Award

Deer Park High School students Ian Kowalchuk and Sydney Bond were awarded the Suffolk Zone Chapter of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Award. More...

Youth enrichment services (YES) students visit Senator Owen Johnson

Senator Owen Johnson welcomed students from the YES Bay School Program in Bay Shore recently. They visited his District Office in Babylon to learn more about his job as an elected official.   More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Zumba with Bobbi Ann: Tues., May 26 from 7-8 p.m.   •L.I. Greenhomes: Wed., May 26 from 7-8 p.m. Free adult program. More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

Thefollowing are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, May 22   •Families Anonymous: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. For info., call 581-3418. More...

BACCA hosting theatre awards

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) and the Town of Babylon will present the eighth annual TOBY Teen Theatre Awards on Wed., May 26, 7 p.m. in the West Babylon High School auditorium, 500 Great East Neck Rd., West Babylon.   More...

Heritage Fair to be held May 22

The Heritage Fair, sponsored by the Amityville Historical Society, will be held Sat., May 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Lauder Museum and School grounds, Broadway and Ireland Place, Amityville. Kendall Muncy is the chairperson. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Ruling in; now New York should get busy and enact civil confinement law

Sometimes the Supreme Court gets it right. It did this week when it reversed a lower court ruling that said Congress overstepped its authority in allowing the indefinite detention of inmates considered “sexually dangerous.”   More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Celebrate the true meaning of Memorial Day

Dear Editor:   With Memorial Day fast approaching, I would like to express my thoughts on the “holiday.” There is not official greeting for this holiday and it is not “Happy Memorial Day.” This is a day of reflection a More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of formation of Fat & Greasy’s Motorcycle Repair LLC, a limited liability company. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on March 29, 2010. Office location: Suffolk. More...

Latest news: Car hits funeral home; no serious injuries

Damages fixed; no interruption of services

A vehicle, operated by a woman who apparently lost control of the car, plowed into the Joseph A Slinger-Hasgill Funeral Home during the early evening hours of Fri., May 14. More...

In the News

West Babylon Junior High School announced that sixth grade student Amanda Beck was honored by several local organizations for her science fair project titled “Catching Rays.” Beck’s work was chosen to represent the school at the Br More...

Lindy Village Board to vote on new taxi request

There could be more cabs at the train station and buzzing through Lindenhurst Village, if the Village Board grants an application for a new cab company to operate there. TheBoard is expected to make a decision at this week’s meeting.   More...

Corrections:

•A front page story in last week’s edition incorrectly stated the number of seats open on the Babylon School Board. The correct information was included in the budget roundups on page 7C. We apologize for the error. More...

Community newspapers alive and well, despite public perception, says NYPA

In a twist on the famous Mark Twain quote, the reports about the demise of newspapers has been grossly exaggerated. More...

Detectives investigate shooting and robbery

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...

 

People/Social

Suffolk OTB gives a helping hand to Canine Companions for Independence with $7,500 donation

As a result of this year’s Employee Charity Golf Outing, Suffolk Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation (SROTB) donated $7,500 to Canine Companions for Independence and a matching check to the Jockey Club Foundation.   More...

Assemblyman Sweeney offers residents Bike and Trail information

A new Long Island Bikeways and Trailways Map is now available, providing information on the hundreds of miles of biking and walking facilities throughout Long Island. More...

Barraga honors Scout Ryan McNally

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) recently presented a proclamation to West Islip resident Ryan McNally in recognition of his achieving the Boy Scouts of America’s highest honor, The Eagle Scout Award.   More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

And now a feline Public Service Announcement… Animal advocates (and people with common sense) need to unite so the Brookhaven Town Board does NOT pass a proposed feeding ban of feral cats on Town property. More...

Medicine Cabinet Makeover: Stocking Up On What You Need

(NAPSA)-This year, Americans will suffer from approximately 1 billion colds. In order to be prepared and avoid lastminute trips to the pharmacy, it is important to have a well-stocked medicine cabinet. More...

ASK THE DOCTOR

Easing Upset Tummies

(NAPSA)-Doctors are taking a new look at an old remedy to help travelers, mothers-to-be, cancer patients and others with digestive distress. More...

Obituaries

James A. Flynn, veteran, restaurateur and honorary member of Southward Ho Country Club

Services Sunday for Brightwaters and Fire Island resident

Funeral services will be held Sunday for James Aloysius Flynn of Brightwaters, Fire Island and Amelia Island, Florida who died on Thurs., May 20, 2010. More...

BREAKING NEWS: Former Babylonian Rose Loral (Westpfal) Teufel dies

Services in Virginia Sunday

Rose Loral (Westpfal) Eufel, 80, who lived in the Babylon-West Islip area for more than 50 years More...

James Smith: Good Samaritan Trustee and WI Lion

For his many years working with charitable, non- profit organizations, West Babylon resident James J. Smith was honored by the Suffolk County Boy Scouts, the Museum of Stony Brook and Good Samaritan Hospital where he served as a Trustee. Mr. More...













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