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Services today for Ken Brown - Free Access

Deer Park resident and husband of former Councilwoman Francine Brown

Thurs., Nov. 4: Funeral services will be held tonight and tomorrow for Ken Brown, husband of former longtime Babylon Town Councilwoman Francine Brown, who died Monday, Nov. 1. More...

Salaries, test scores, technology and more topics of spirited Babylon School Board meeting

Concerns about the Babylon School District’s most recent state assessment scores, as well as dissatisfaction with special education needs, the progress with technology in the classroom, district spending, and salary costs were raised by severa More...

What will the Complete Street look like and how much will they cost?

Some of the features of a Complete Street would include wider streets with narrower lanes that have been shown to slow down traffic. More...

Scouts Honor

Christian Cederstrom of West Babylon and Sean Huber of North Babylon, members of Boy Scout Troop 175, which is sponsored by The West Babylon Lions Club, recently received the prestigious Eagle Scout award.   More...

Great Pumpkin Contest Winner

Luke Sheets won the pumpkin “Guess the Weight” raffle at Babylon Village's Conklin House Apples and Arts festival held recently. He is from San Francisco and was in Babylon visiting his grandparents, Judy and Mike DeMicco. More...

Former Babylonian earns Eagle Scout Award

William “Zach” Purdy successfully completed his Eagle Board of Review in June, officially making him an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Bay Shore commends students in 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program

Bay Shore High School Principal Robert Pashkin announced that Eric Ambos, Julie Aromi and Ethan Madigan have been named Commended Students in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Sen. Fuschillo visits Albany Ave. Elementary School in Lindenhurst

Lindenhurst’s Albany Avenue Elementary School honored 35 students who participated in the summer reading program with a special ice cream party in the all-purpose room with New York State Sen. Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr from the 8th District. More...

Meet and Greet for Deer Park kindergarten students

Prior to the first day of school, the Deer Park School District invited incoming kindergarten students and their parents to a class playdate. More...

Events & Bulletin

Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, Nov. 6   •Gray Panthers of Suffolk County: 1 p.m., West Islip Library, West Islip. Age & youth working for social & economic justice. More...

Acoustic musicians needed

Above beginner acoustic musicians are needed by Musicsocials@yahoo.com to form open mic jams, small bands and private socials for brass, reed, string and keyboard players in blues, classical, Dixieland, folk, standards, swing and jazz. More...

Veterans Day Memorial Service to be held November 7

The Long Island National Cemetery Memorial Organization Inc. invites the public to attend the annual Veterans Day Memorial Service, Sun., Nov. 7, 1:30 p.m. at the Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, Wellwood Avenue entrance. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial:

World War I, often called “The Great War” officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1919. That was seven months after an armistice was called between the Allied nations and Germany. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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We should take a lesson from America’s Greatest Generation

Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary

Dear Editor,   More...

Lindenhurst Schools to hold community meeting tomorrow - Free Access

Subject is potential closing of Bower Elementary School

Posted Tues., Nov. 9-The Lindenhurst School District is moving closer to a decision on the future of Bower Elementary School... More...

New voting machines raise concern among voters

Many say privacy and "secret ballot" at risk

By Carolyn James For the most part, the new voting machines presented no more trouble than the old ones—except that people said they felt they had lost some of the benefits of a truly secret ballot. More...

Services today for Ken Brown

Deer Park resident and husband of former Councilwoman Francine Brown
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The streets: They're not just for speeding cars anymore!

It’s going to take 20 years, but the Town of Babylon will have streets and roadways that provide a safer environment for pedestrians, vehicles, bikers and children at play. More...

Pvt. Bujan graduates from advanced training

Army Pvt. Scott P. Bujan, A 2008 Graduate of Babylon High School, graduated from the Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data Systems Specialist Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. More...

Babylon Village Youth Lacrosse finishes exciting 2010 season

The Babylon Village Youth Lacrosse Club (BVYLC) finished an exciting 2010 season following the completion of its spring and summer sessions. More...

Registration for Long Island's Warrior is underway

Register now for the third annual Long Island Run For The Warriors® to be held Sunday, November 14, 2010 at the Town Hall of Babylon in Lindenhurst. More...

Deer Park Community enjoys Homecoming 2010

The Deer Park School District community came together for their annual Homecoming weekend, which kicked off with a festive parade. More...

 

People/Social

Sunday at Sagtikos Manor

Nancy and Larry Donohue were honored at Sunday at Sagtikos Manor for their dedication and commitment to the preservation of Sagtikos Manor.   More...

Our Lady of Consolation volunteers needed

Our Lady of Consolation, a 450- bed nursing and rehabilitative care center located at 111 Beach Dr. More...

Homeowners in need of help can Rent-A-Teen

If you are a homeowner in need of someone to do an odd job, call RENTA TEEN. Local youths do various jobs including: babysitting, lawn mowing, yard raking, yard cleanups and snow shoveling. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

There are lots of “trolls” among us. Take a look at the “Three Billy Goats Gruff” below. ThisPoodle trio, abandoned outside an animal hospital, was severely matted, scared and malnourished. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624   •Harry Potter Hallow’s Book Discussion: Tues., Nov. 9 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Grades 6-12 with an adult and 18+.   •AARP Defensive Driving: Tues., Nov. More...

Obituaries

Henry Hering, former Lindenhurst, West Islip resident, Grumman employee and Navy veteran

Even though Henry Carl Hering Sr. More...

Josephine Frances Kelley, West Islip resident, devoted parishioner at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church

Josephine F. Kelley, a resident of West Islip for over fifty years, died on October 9, 2010 at the age of 85.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Islip will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 09, 2010 at the Town Hall, 655 Main Street, Islip, NY on the following applications at the times listed or as s More...













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