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Man arrested after hitting police car in West Babylon

CHARGED WITH RECKLESS DRIVING AND CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

Posted Mon., Jan. 3- Suffolk County Police have arrested a Copiague man after he fled from police and crashed his car into a marked police vehicle early this morning. More...

New Suffolk County initiative will help protect homeowners from unscrupulous "green" contractors

A new law passed in Suffolk County will help ensure that homeowners who want to “go green” are not taken for a ride by unscrupulous contractors. Thenew law, sponsored by SC Leg. Wayne R. More...

Lindenhurst Village sets hearing for new budget; other items

It was public hearing night in Lindenhurst as the village held three public hearings and announced the dates for two more. After the Pledge of Allegiance, Mayor Tom Brennan acknowledged the date, Dec. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Walt Whitman School hosts marching band Home Show

Walt Whitman High School’s Home Show, a preliminary round of the New York State Field Band Conference competition, has become an annual showcase event for local and regional marching bands to perform their top musical selections in advance of More...

OLPH School hosts the New York Islanders

Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH), Lindenhurst, students recently celebrated New York Islanders School Day with an up close and personal visit from several players from the New York Islanders Hockey Club. Third grade teacher, Mrs. More...

Joseph Silva wins recipe contest

Lindenhurst Middle School student Joseph Silva has been selected as the second prize winner in the Easy Kids Recipes 2010 Halloween Recipe Contest. The contest was sponsored by www.easy-kids-recipes.com.   More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

•Learn to Relax: Tues., Jan. 11 from 7-8 p.m. 18+.   •Make your Own Dream Catcher: Thurs., Jan. 13 from 6:30- 8 p.m. For grades 6-12.   •How to Lose 12-15 lbs. in 8 Weeks: Tues., Jan. 18 from 7-8:15 p.m. 18+. More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth Titland, Bay Shore resident, dedicated homemaker

Dedicated homemaker Elizabeth Titland, who emigrated from Sweden to Long Island as a child, died Dec. 4, 2010. She was 92.   More...

Opinion

Editorial: May we all become better people in 2011

Another year gone by; another chance to bid farewell to all in your life that is holding you back or standing in the way of you becoming the person you want to be; another chance to begin anew.   More...

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Lindenhurst Village budget calls for 38-cent tax rate increase

AVERAGE INCREASE $12- $20 A YEAR, SAY OFFICIALS

POSTED JAN. 6-  A new budget for the coming year in Lindenhurst Village will increase the tax rate 38-cents or approximately $17 a year on a home assessed at $4,500. More...

Deer Park homeowner injured in break in - Free Access

Posted Tues., Jan. 4-  Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating the burglary of an occupied home in Deer Park today, during which a man who lived at the home was injured. Police gave this account:  More...

Local family celebrates the Gift of Life for the New Year

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Anthony Mancuso says that he has asked himself time and time again since July 3 when his mother was pulled from a burning car by a Good Samaritan moments before it exploded, what he would have done. More...

North Babylon Fire Company hosts open house to kick off National Fire Prevention Month

Established in 1922 by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), October’s Fire Prevention Week is the longest running public health and safety observance on record. More...

 

People/Social

Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan visited the West Islip Senior Citizen Center

Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan recently visited the West Islip Senior Citizen Center to meet with first-year Suffolk County Community College nursing students.   More...

Travelers Club, Kerry Riddle presents paper on Gibraltar

At the November meeting of the Travelers Club, Kerry Riddle presented a paper on Gibraltar, which lies south of Spain in the Mediterranean. More...

Tom Barraga honored by the sons of Italy

The Sons of Italy Giuseppe A. Nigro Lodge #2234 recently honored Suffolk County Legislator Tom Barraga at their annual dinner dance at the Watermill Inn in Hauppauge. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to learn that the “Pets, Pets, Pets” column has received three nominations in this year’s Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA) Writing Competition including the weekly “Pets& More...

Events & Bulletin

Babylon Junior Senior High School Financial Aid Workshop January 6

The Babylon Junior-Senior High School Counseling Department invites all parents and students in grades 11 and 12 to attend a financial aid seminar to be held Thurs., Jan. 6, 2011, 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. More...

External Diploma Program classes begin January 19

The External Diploma Program offers adults 21 and over the opportunity to receive credit for their life experiences and earn a high school diploma from the West Babylon or Kings Park School Districts. More...

Dahlia Society Class scheduled for January 20

The Long Island Dahlia Society will hold a Dahlias 101 class, Thurs., Jan. 20, 2011, 7 p.m. at the Carriage House in the Bayard cutting Arboretum on Montauk Highway, East Islip. There will be refreshments after the class and admission is free. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

Notice of Formation (LLC). Name: Becker Design Ink, LLC Articles of Organization filed with NY Dept. of State on 11/02/10. Office location: Suffolk COUNTY. NY DOS shall mail copy of process to: 41 BRIARWOOD ROAD, WHEATLY HEIGHTS, NEW YORK, 11798. More...













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