June 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

WB School Board sets second budget vote

Proposed tax rate increase reduced to 4.95 percent

TheWest Babylon School Board adopted a new budget proposal to be presented to the public Tues., June 15. The newly drafted budget reduces spending by approximately $800,000 and is expected to bring in a tax rate increase of 4.95 percent.   More...

WISD to consider appointment of new superintendent next week

The West Islip School Board is expected to approve the appointment of a new superintendent of schools at its regular school board meeting Thurs., June 10. More...

Babylon Business Women hold annual scholarship event

The Babylon Business and Professional Women Association celebrated its 75th anniversary at the Harbor Club recently. The day was dedicated to one of its longtime members, Anita North, who died a week before the event.   More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Babylon, home of the clubhouse and kennels belonging to Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) from 1880 to 1904, was linked with “pooch prestige” from the get-go.  More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Tai Chi: Mon., June 7,14,21,28, July 12,19. Call for time. $15 pp fee.   •Kitchen Sink Recipes: Tues., June 8 from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Free adult program.   More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, June 5   •Gray Panthers of Suffolk County: 1 p.m., West Islip Library. Age & youth working for social & economic justice. 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...

St. Monica’s Guild meeting June 21

St. Monica’s Guild for Widowed Men and women will meet Mon., June 21, 1 p.m. at the West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Ln., West Islip. For information, call 631-581-0466.   More...

Opinion

Parades remind us of what is best about our country

Prior to the September 11 terrorist attacks on our country, many of the parades down our main streets were thin in terms of marchers and thinner yet in terms of spectators standing at the sidelines and cheering the marchers on.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Constitutional rights are upheld by the ACLU, not subverted

Dear Editor:   Re: Mr. Kotz letter to the editor April 1, 2010 entitled, “America needs to pay attention to those who are undermining the Constitution.”   More...

West Babylon Schools approve new contract with paraprofessionals

Today’s news, June 9, 2010: The West Babylon School District approved a memorandum of agreement with its paraprofessional unit at last night’s... More...

Ring, ring ring goes the trolley as Babylon celebrates its trolley history

Call to reserve a seat on a trolley tour June 11th & 12th
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Next month, the Town of Babylon will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the trolley lines in Babylon. More...

Buckle Up New York-Click it or Ticket campaign

Now through June 6, the Suffolk County Police Department will be participating in the Buckle Up New York-Click it or Ticket Campaign, funded through the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee. More...

HAMS hold preparedness drill Armed Forces Day

The Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club participated in Armed Forces Day on May 15 at the Airpower Museum in Farmingdale setting up a special event station. More...

West Islip Students line up to support PEACE

The Bayview Elementary School in West Islip celebrated the month’s character trait by participating in a PEACE Walk. More...

 

People/Social

New York National Guard announces promotions: soldiers receive new rank, new responsibilities

Brigadier General Patrick A. Murphy, The Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capabilities for additional responsibility and leadership.   More...

Congressman Pete King congratulates Lindenhurst student

Shown in the photo, Congressman Peter King (R-Seaford) congratulates Julian Watson of Lindenhurst for earning a Congressional Nomination to the U.S. Military Academy. More...

Babylon's Bill Dvorak graduates Olin College

Bill Dvorak, of Babylon, has graduated from the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering with a dual degree in electrical and computer engineering. For his senior capstone, Dvorak was the software lead on a team sponsored by Boston Engineering. More...

Obituaries

Ernie Scheffel West Babylon resident and avid fisherman

Longtime West Babylon resident and avid fisherman Ernest “Ernie” Scheffel died April 13, 2010 at his home in Sayville. He was 87. More...

Frank Putre of Copiague, former NYFD Chief and St. Martin of Tours volunteer

Throughout his life, Frank E. Putre gravitated to the things that enabled him to be of service to his country, his community and his neighbors. A longtime member of St. Martin of Tours R.C. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

Notice of Formation of E-Properties LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/03/2010. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY desig. as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. More...













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