July 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

WBSD signs agreement with CSEA

District bids farewell to business administrator Mark Flower and welcomes Arthur Williams

The West Babylon School District approved a memorandum of agreement with its paraprofessional unit at a recent school board meeting. More...

Catholic Health Services wins 2010 HANYS Pinnacle Award

Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip practices award-winning program

Like football players huddled before a big game, the maternity and obstetric doctors, nurses and other hospital staff gather twice a day to discuss each patient in their care at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip.   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Covanta awards 2010 EcoTech scholarships

The Town of Babylon, in partnership with Covanta Energy Inc. (the energy-from-waste facility in W. Babylon), launched the Babylon Covantage EcoTech Scholarship program in 2008.  More...

NB School Board meetings

The North Babylon School District will hold its reorganizational meeting Thurs., July 8, 8 p.m. in the Robert Moses Middle School auditorium. A special school board business meeting will be immediately follow.   More...

Babylon elementary school celebrates Flag Day by honoring the stars and stripes

Despite the constant threat of rain, this year’s Flag Day celebration at Babylon Elementary School in the Babylon School District was filled with bright dreams and warm hearts. More...

Library

LIBRARY NEWS

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624   •Make a Swimming Pool Cake: Tues., July 13 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Free.   •Boom to Bust to Boom: Tues., July 13 from 7-8:30 p.m. About real estate. More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, July 10   •Farmers Market: 7 a.m.-noon, 9/11 Memorial Parking Lot, Route 110, south of Sunrise Hwy., Amityville.   More...

A Trolley Ride Through Babylon's History

This story contains a video

Babylon Town’s history now has a home. It’s located in Old Town Hall and it documents the people and the politics of the past in a modern setting that utilizes the latest technology. More...

Give 'em a hand!

As part of the ceremonies for the opening Old Town Hall, Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone recognized those Town employees, volunteers and contractors who helped complete the project.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of Formation of 454 HPPG ASSOCIATES, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/06/10. Office location: Suffolk County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. More...

Fun under the sun at Venetian Shores

Beaches and parks busy today before the rain came

Sat., July 10: With sunny skies and warm weather this morning, More...

Babylon dedicates Old Town Hall; read story and see video

Trolley History recognized; Lauder given Key to Town
This story contains a video

Babylon Town’s history now has a home. It’s located in old Town Hall and it documents the people and the politics of the past in a modern setting that utilizes the latest technology... More...

West Islip Superintendent Retires:

West Islip Superintendent Retires: Special recognition was given to West Islip Superintendent Dr. Beth Virginia Blau during the Council of PTAs end-of-the-year dinner held at the LaGrange Inn. Dr. More...

Daryl Strawberry makes a hit at Plesser’s in Babylon Village

Darryl Strawberry, the four-time MVP who played right field for the New York Mets 1983-1989, made a debut appearance in Babylon Village last week. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Village Youth Project

The youth members at the BVYP worked diligently collecting food items for Project Replenish III. Along with staff and volunteers, they delivered 200 donation bags and flyers to houses on the Indian Streets in our village.  More...

COMPASS of West Islip honored

"Let’s build healthier communities" is the mantra of the Suffolk Coalition to Prevent Alcohol and Drug Dependencies (SCPADD), located in Hauppauge. More...

Jonas Elliott awarded Eagle Scout badge

Jonas A. Elliott, East Islip, has received his Eagle Scout Badge at his Eagle Court of Honor at the East Islip Fire Dept. this spring. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Oscar, an ordinary, black cat from Britain made medical history last month. He’s been dubbed the “bionic cat” because of his surgically implanted prosthetic back feet. More...

Obituaries

Philip Murtha, veteran, firefighter who modeled for statue at Babylon Town Hall

As a serviceman for his country, a volunteer for his community and a family man, World War II veteran and former New York City firefighter Philip Murtha was a role model, both literally and figuratively. More...

Opinion

Corrections

•The West Islip graduation pages that appeared in the June 24 edition, did not contain the name of two schools officials: Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction Bernadette Burns andAssistant Superintendent for Elementary Curricul More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Editorial:

Protect yourself and others as temperatures rise

The next few days are expected to be very hot and break records for July temperatures. It’s a good time to take some precautions to protect you and your family this summer.   More...













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