July 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

West Islip School Board sworn in

Superintendent Beth Blau set to retire this week

By Tiffany Elliott The West Islip School Board swore in members, both new and old at its reorganizational meeting two weeks ago, and also gave a formal welcome to the district's new superintendent. More...

WI Little League wins Championship

Edges out defending champs North Babylon

The West Islip Little League 11-year old baseball club won the District 34 Williamsport championship on Friday evening, July 9 at Otsego Park. The game was a tight beauty as the young Lions edged the defending champion North Babylon Bulldogs, 2-0. More...

Kevin Dolan enters training for USAF Academy

Kevin D. Dolan, a 2009 graduate of West Islip High School, has entered Basic Cadet Training at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Co., in preparation to enter the first academic year at the academy. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon High School Commencement—“the culmination of a journey”

Video online under Video Index

Babylon High School’s Coach Williams Memorial Field was blanketed with proud and cheering parents, friends, and educators as the Class of 2010 marched to sounds of Pomp and Circumstance as the school’s commencement exercises began. More...

Babylon Memorial Grade School 6th graders celebrate Moving Up Day

Emotions prevailed as the 2010 graduating sixth-grade students of Babylon Memorial Grade School entered the High School auditorium. More...

Schumer speaks at Lindenhurst High School Commencement, 2010

Video available online under Video Index at right

Congratulations to the Lindenhurst High School Class of 2010 who truly enjoyed the 91st Annual Commencement Ceremony at Edward Kienle Memorial Field on June 26th. More...

Obituaries

Phyllis Dzugas of West Babylon, foster mother to more than 200 children

Phyllis Dzugas called her house on Raynor Street in West Babylon, her castle. This was the place in which she protected more than 200 foster children, even adopting three daughters with special needs.   Mrs. More...

Stephen Henry Eilbeck, former Babylon and Oak Beach resident

Stephen Henry Eilbeck, a former Babylon and Oak Beach resident, died of leukemia peacefully on the evening of July 5, 2010 at home surrounded by his family. He was 58. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY. INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK, FSB , Pltf. vs. MICHAEL C. FRIES A/K/A MICHAEL FRIES, et al, Defts. Index #09-08190. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Jan. More...

Police seek public's help in apprehending robber; reward offered - Free Access

Subject robbed West Babylon store in May

Post, July 28: Suffolk County Police are seeking the public’s help in apprehending a man who robbed a West Babylon store in May, and Crime Stoppers is now offering a reward for information leading to an arrest... More...

Babylon Village Firefighters battle blaze near Long Island Yacht Club

No injuries reported

BREAKING NEWS, JULY 27: Babylon Village firefighters rushed to the scene of a brush fire at the Long Island Yacht Club last night, confronting a major blaze that took almost an hour to bring under control. More...

See video of High School Commencements

Photo of graduates and more

 A photo video of the local high school commencements is now online and available for your review. Simply check under the Video index at right —and enjoy!   More...

Farmers Markets open

First week is a huge success, say organizers

“This is such a special place,” said Kristen Dascoli in talking about the Village of Amityville as she and her family browsed through the Farmers Market that made its debut last week. More...

Making music together

During the spring semester, Brianna Vozzella and Julianna Mazur, students at JFK Elementary School in West Babylon, spent their recess time writing songs and setting them to music. More...

 

People/Social

Scholars in the News

•Babylon resident Samantha Jo Mazur was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey. •Kerri E. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Sponge Bob and Punxsutawney Phil, make room for Paul the Psychic Octopus. More...

Library

It's Happenin' At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Berried Treasure: Tues., July 27 from 7-8 p.m. Free.   •Ice Cream Parfaits: Tues., July 27 from 3:30- 4:30 p.m. Free young adult program.   •Luau Party: Tues., Aug. More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, July 23   •Ray Anderson & Steve Salerno Jazz: 8 p.m., New Old Town Hall, 47 W. Main St., Babylon. Free.   SATURDAY, July 24   More...

West Islip Symphony Orchestra presents an Evening Under the Stars August 4

The West Islip symphony Orchestra will present An Evening Under the Stars, Wed., Aug. 4, 8 p.m. on the grounds of the West Islip Library, Higbie Lane and Montauk Highway, West Islip. More...

Beginning Experience weekend set for August 20-22

The Beginning Experience offers help for the heartache of divorce, separation and widowhood. The groups is offered a weekend away, Aug. 20 to 22. More...

Opinion

Summer couldn’t be better

An Amityville Village family who went down to the Farmer’s Market in Amityville last weekend said they were very proud of Amityville and the wonderful summer events that the Village and its organizations sponsor. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan and the empty Constitution

by Thomas Bowden   More...













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