December 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Public Hearing in Babylon Village for Dunkin Donuts application canceled

A public hearing for an application to open a Dunkin Donuts shop at 14B Railroad Avenue, the former Pisces Café originally scheduled for Tues., Dec. 14 has been canclled. More...

North Babylon student earns perfect score on SATs

He says he just "got lucky"

North Babylon student Kevin Schmid broke the standard, when he rocked the most famous standardized test with a perfect 2,400 score on his S.A.T.s.   More...

NEWSMAKERS

Madison Cadena of Deer Park and Sara Dunford of Babylon were proud recipients of their 3rd Year Award at Positions Dance Studio’s Annual Awards Ceremony and Client Appreciation Gala. More...

Lindenhurst man charged in fatal DWI accident; Amityville woman killed

A Lindenhurst man was arraigned Thurs., Dec. 2, in First District Court, Central Islip, after being arrested last night for driving while intoxicated and striking and a young woman from Amityville, killing her. Police gave this account: More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Babylon celebrates Red Ribbon Week

The students at West Babylon Junior High School in the West Babylon School District recently participated in the Red Ribbon Week, in which students pledge to join the battle against drugs. More...

Update on Lindenhurst ARMS program expansion

As reported in the Summer Lindy Spotlight, Lindenhurst High School teachers Danielle Bottachiari, Carol Frederico, Jean Jacobs, Tracey Miller, Christine Sanfratello, and John Slokovitz have expanded the Academic Recycled Materials and Supplies ( More...

Live history lessons for Deer Park students

Deer Park High School hosted a Veterans Day Symposium this November to pay tribute to the brave men and women who have worked and continue to work to protect the nation. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624   •Holiday Centerpiece: Tues., Dec. 14 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. $3 fee. •Holiday Scents: Thurs., Dec. 16 from 6:30-8:15 p.m. $2 fee.   More...

Events & Bulletin

Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, Dec. 11   •Families Anonymous: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. For info., call 581-3418. More...

Benefit concert for the Inn Soup Kitchen December 12

Through the generosity of the Church of St. Joseph, on Sun., Dec. 12, 7 p.m., St. Joseph’s Choir and friends will present a free concert at St. Joseph’s Church, North Carll Ave., Babylon Village, one block north of Main Street. More...

Brumidi Lodge Toys for Tots fundraiser December 11

A Toys for Tots fundraising event will be held Sat., Dec., 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Constantino Brumidi Lodge-Sons of Italy Hall, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

Notice of formation of PTB Enterprise LLC, a limited liability company. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on August 2, 2010. Office location: Suffolk. SSNY has been designated for service of process. More...

More remains found at Gilgo Beach - Free Access

INVESTIGATION CONTINUING

UPDATE, Posted Tues., Dec. 14- Suffolk Police report the discovery of the remains of three additional unidentified persons at Gilgo Beach, near the area where the skeletal remains of another unidentified person were found Saturday, Dec. 11. More...

Taxi driver shot to death in Copiague - Free Access

POSTED MON., DEC. More...

Police seek public's help in identifying remains found at Oak Beach - Free Access

Posted Sun., Dec. 12- More...

Lindenhurst School Board votes unanimously to close Bower School

Decision brings tears to eyes to parents and students but district says it is the financially responsible thing to do

Bower Elementary School will be closing after this school year. Tears flowed from Bower parents after the Lindenhurst School Board voted 7-0 to close the elementary school located on Montauk Highway. More...

WB school board fails to pass new administrative plan; issue to be raised again says Sup't

A resolution to expand the West Babylon School District administration staff by three to address issues related to certification, test scores, curriculum and technology got caught up in miscommunication and parliamentary procedure, failing to garner More...

SANTA ARRIVES

Santa will be around Babylon Village before he heads back to the North Pole   for his final Christmas preparation:   •Sat., Dec. 11, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. he will be at Positions Dance Studio, 20 Deer Park Ave., Babylon, 631-669- 8612. More...

Poetry reading series continues in Babylon Village

Local poets Charlene Knadle and Barbara Southard will read from their work at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 12 at the Babylon Public Library, 24 S. More...

Local Fire District elections in Copiague, Deer Park, West Babylon and West Islip set for Tuesday, December 14th

Elections to the Board of Fire Commissioners in the Copiague, West Islip, West Babylon and Deer Park fire districts will take place Tues., Dec. 14.   More...

 

People/Social

Sen. Owen Johnson congratulates Colleen Smisek for 40 years of service

Senator Owen H. Johnson congratulates Colleen Smisek for 40 years of dedication and public service in her employment at the Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library. More...

Frank Fallon retiring as Principal of Fifth Avenue

Frank Fallon is retiring after serving as Principal of Fifth Avenue School after many rewarding years of service.   More...

Good Samaritan Nursing Home appoints Justin Szypot as Assistant Administrator

Good Samaritan Nursing Home announced the appointment of Justin Szypot, as the assistant administrator. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

More Threads in the Babylon/Westminster Web: Did the Great American Smoke Out originate in Babylon at the former Westminster Kennel Club (WKC)? More...

Babylon News & Muse

Congratulations to Susan Borg, who recently celebrated her birthday in a big way. More...

Obituaries

Stan Stiansen, former Islip resident, Army Veteran

Stanley Gordon Stiansen, a former resident of Islip and Amityville, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2010, in Augusta, Maine, after a brief illness. More...

Grace Carol Roberts, former Babylon Village resident, loving wife and mother

Grace Carol Roberts, loving wife and mother, died October 22, 2010. Her husband Jim called the 59 years they spent together-wonderful. “They were good years, I’ll tell you that,” he said. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: Know the law and know your limits this holiday and don’t drive drunk

Studies show that 60 percent of people in the country do not know the law as it pertains to drunk driving. And they are even less knowledgeable about how much they can drink before they get into a car to drive.   More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Bush should assume responsibility for war in Iraq

Dear Editor:   It has been reported President George Bush received a $7 million advance for his presidential memoirs. He is also received an annual pension of $203,600. This is in addition to other money he receives. More...













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