January 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst Village approves new budget; tax rate up 38-cents

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.  The Lindenhurst Village Board approved the budget at its meeting Monday night, Jan. 4. More...

Local business invests in Copiague kids

For Copiague students who want to know more about being an entrepreneur, Josh Meyerowitz –owner of an online plumbing and heating supply company - is making their pipe dreams a reality.  More...

Holiday giving in Babylon schools

As the weather grew colder and the preparations for the holiday season began, students throughout the Babylon School District started to develop unique ideas of how to lend a helping hand to community members in need this holiday season. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Bay Shore High School competes against Harborfields HS in MSG Varsity The Challenge

MSG Varsity’s award-winning high school quiz show, The Challenge, kicks off its 14th season with all-star student scholars from Bay Shore High School competing against Harborfields High School. More...

West Babylon School District kindergarten registration February 7 through February 11

Kindergarten registration will take place in the West Babylon School District from February 7 through February 11, 2010 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Deer Park Fire Department visits Abraham Lincoln School pre-kindergarten students

Deer Park School District’s Abraham Lincoln pre-kindergarten students received a potentially life-saving lesson on fire safety when Deer Park Fire Department fire fighters visited their school. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624   •E-Readers & the Library: Mon., Jan. 24 from 7-8:30 p.m.  •Chinese New Year Cooking: Tues., Feb. 8 from 7-8:15 p.m.  More...

Obituaries

John Dillon, veteran and member of Deer Park American Legion

Longtime Massapequa Park resident John J. Dillon, who loved framing his finished puzzles for posterity, died Dec. 9, 2010. He was 77.  He was born in Cambria Heights, Queens and served in the U.S. Navy during the end of the Korean War. More...

Margaret J. Meyer of Babylon Village, bus driver and Good Samaritan Hospital volunteer

Margaret J. Meyer of Babylon Village was described by her daughter as someone who did a little bit of everything. More...

Virginia Slattery, Islip resident, devoted mother and grandmother, Bay Shore Hibernian

Virginia Slattery, a loving grandmother and mom, will be remembered for her beautiful smile and the way she was always willing to help out.  Mrs. More...

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Public Notices -

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF SUFFOLK THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWALT Plaintiff -Against- ELIDA R. CAMPOS, ET. AL. More...

Bill introducted into State Legislature to resolve voting machine snafu

LAWMAKERS HOPE TO RESOLVE ISSUE BEFORE VILLAGE ELECTIONS IN MARCH

Posted Tues., Jan 25-  By Carolyn James   A bill to allow local Villages, school and fire districts to use the old lever-type voting machines has been introduced into the New York State Legislature. More...

Better Babylon Party kicks off campaign; election March 15

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For many years Mary Rodriguez lived next door to Anna Scordino, grandmother of Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino. She remembers often seeing the Mayor, then a teenager, mowing his grandmother’s lawn. More...

McCue Lane residents celebrate the holidays

Neighbors on McCue Lane, Babylon Village, celebrated the holidays together, and they spent weeks planning to light up the night of December 11 with warmth, friendship and celebration.  More...

S.C. Legislator Lou D'Amaro reminds community of Job Fairs

The job market remains competitive and many people are still seeking employment during this challenging time. Accordingly, S.C. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon resident Theresa Santmann honored

Babylon Village resident and SUNY Farmingdale Alumni Theresa Santmann was recently honored at Oheka Castle by the Farmingdale State College Foundation. More...

Café Il Villaggio holds annual Mike Greene Foundation pasta night

The hard work and donation of a five-course meal by the owners of Café Il Villaggio, made the Mike Greene Great Guy Foundation’s second annual pasta dinner a success. More...

L.I. Board of Realtors names new Board President

The Long Island Board of REALTORS® Inc. (LIBOR) has named Liz English, of Netter Real Estate in West Islip, as 2011 Board President. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Last week’s “Pets” detailed the plight of the geese-chasing Border Collies who are being forced to reside at the Oyster Bay Animal Shelter. More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: SATURDAY, Jan. 22  •Families Anonymous: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. For info., call 581- 3418. More...

No-cost Sex Offender email alerts

Parents for Megan’s Law (PFML) will actively email to notify residents each time Suffolk and Nassau County Police Departments as well as other local municipal Long Island Police Departments, release sex offender notifications for Level 1, Level More...

Safe Boating Courses free vessel safety checks

Safe Boating Courses, free vessel safety checks and more, from America’s Boating Club®, the United States Power Squadrons®. With 18 squadrons around Long Island, there’s one near you. More...

Opinion

Editorial: Ed Lowe took a piece of Long Islanders with him

Ed Lowe was a storyteller, but more than that, he was our Long Island storyteller. More...

Show snow common sense

There are more snowstorms in the forecast and we want to take this opportunity to remind residents about the importance of refraining from throwing snow out into the roadway. More...

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