November 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

North Babylon Schools tap Ass't. Superintendent for top post

Patricia Godek has been named the new superintendent of North Babylon School District. She replaces Superintendent Robert Aloise who will leave in January. More...

Boy Scout Troop 175, West Babylon takes part in National Scout Jamboree

From all corners of the United States and even from the far corners of the world came Boy Scouts to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) at the Centennial Parade in Washington, D.C. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon Football: Panthers zap Baymen, 29-0

The Babylon Panthers put up a rockribbed defense to eliminate the Hampton Bays Baymen at Williams Field last Saturday afternoon - a shutout, 29-Zip. It was the playoff opener in the Division IV quarterfinals.   More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Skeletons in the Closet and Ghosts of Halloween Just Past: ‘Tis a sad state of affairs when my Afghan Hounds are forced to share an Egyptian costume, especially when the pharaoh crown keeps slipping off their skinny skulls. More...

Babylon News & Muse

I had the good fortune to run into Joe Leone recently and he told me about the Honor Flight Network. He is currently scheduled to be on one of the honor flights being made during the fall. More...

Events & Bulletin

Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, Nov. 13   •Families Anonymous: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. For info., call 581-3418. More...

Babylon Village offices closed for Veteran's Day

Village of Babylon officeswill be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick up on Thurs., Nov. 11 in observance of the Veteran’s Day holiday. Residents cannot put rubbish or recycling out to the curb on holidays. More...

Sagtikos Manor Historical Society program to begin November 16

The Sagtikos Manor Historical Society will present a program entitled Conservation and Restoration of Heirloom Textiles, Tues., Nov. 16, 7 p.m. at the Higbie Ln. Community Center, 90 Higbie Lane, West Islip. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: Changed those batteries yet?

On Sunday, everyone changed the clocks, falling back one hour as Daylight Saving Time ended. The question is, did you also replace the batteries in your fire and carbon monoxide alarms?   More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Violence is not the mark of the Muslim faith

Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary

Dear Editor:   More...

Election results: Something for everyone to celebrate

Voters who wanted change two years ago when Barack Obama was swept into office, when Democrats took control of the House and Senate and when they wrested it from the Republicans in the State Senate, apparently wanted change again. More...

Loitering concerns raised at Lindenhurst Village meet

Teenage loitering is becoming a serious problem on Wellwood Avenue in Lindenhurst. Residents spoke at the Village Board meeting on October 19, demanding that the board take action on this issue. More...

New voting machines raise concern over secret ballot; some voters say privacy was compromised

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...

NY Bridge Health Insurance plan now available

The NY Bridge Plan, designed for uninsured New Yorkers who have a pre-existing medical condition, is now available to residents of New York State, according to Assemblyman Bob Sweeney.   More...

 

People/Social

A Review: LaGrange Restaurant and Catering

I have neither been commissioned nor invited to write this review. It’s just that my recent visit to the updated version of the beloved LaGrange Inn was such a pleasant experience, that I cannot contain my enthusiasm.   More...

Deer Park school district launches MacBook program

Further demonstrating its strong commitment to providing students with the tools necessary for success, the Deer Park School District is launching its latest initiative in instructional technology with an Apple MacBook program designed for fifth-gra More...

West Islip students selected for All-State performances

Bernie Jones, director of music, art and dance (K-12) for West Islip Schools announced 10 top high school musicians have been selected for the All- State Festival. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624   •Hearing Screening: Fri., Nov. 12 from 10 a.m.- noon. Free.   •Chocolate Cornucopia: Sat., Nov. 13 from 2-3:15 p.m. Grades 6-12. More...

Obituaries

Kay Meinert, nurse, former Lindenhurst and Massapequa Park resident

Former Massapequa Park resident Katherine “Kay” Meinert died Sept. 26, 2010 at Hamilton Arms Nursing Center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She was 79.   More...

Chris Urban, 16, Copiague High Schooler

Lifelong Copiague resident and well-regarded high schooler Christopher M. Urban died suddenly in his sleep on Oct. 12, 2010. He was 16 and had lived on 29th Street in Copiague.   More...

Joseph Klein, longtime West Babylon resident, Power Squadron and Scouts volunteer

Longtime West Babylon resident and local volunteer Joseph Klein died Oct. 8, 2010. He was 85 years old. Born in Brooklyn, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a bronze star recipient. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON ACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARD More...













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