February 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

BHS DECA Club comes out strong in County contest

The Babylon High School DECA Club, which currently has 138 members spanning grades nine through 12, recently competed successfully against DECA teams from across the county during this year’s Suffolk County DECA Career Competition at Suffolk Co More...

Babylon Community Coalition

The Babylon Community Coalition had its first meeting for the New Year Wed., Jan.19. Judy Mott from PATCH was the group’s guest speaker.  More...

West Babylon man charged in pharmacy robberies in West Islip and West Babylon over past five months

Suffolk County Police have arrested a West Babylon man for the robberies of pharmacies in West Islip and West Babylon during the past five months.  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon School Board honors varsity field hockey team

During their early January meeting, the Babylon School District’s Board of Education and administrative team to honored the 23-member girls field hockey team and its coach, Christin Potak, for carrying the highest cumulative average out of all More...

Babylon High School seniors named Suffolk Zone winners

The New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance has named Babylon High School seniors Ellen Murphy and Noah Lessing as this year’s Suffolk Zone Award winners.  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, Feb. 5 •Families Anonymous for alcohol, drug or behavioral problems: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. More...

Free Irish language classes on starts February 10

The Gerry Tobin Irish Language School’s new se- mester of free weekly Irish language classes begins Thurs., Feb.10 at the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) Hall, 27 Locust Ave., Babylon. More...

PeaceSmiths open mic to be held February 4

On Fri., Feb. 4, 8 p.m. PeaceSmiths Topical, ATypical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse will present Ideas of Love with Charlotte Koons offering A Hildegard Homily and music by Gary Ivan. More...

Opinion

Editorial: Budget process at all levels must be open and honest

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has brought to light a budget flaw that is nothing more than a shell game to dupe the public. More...

The public has its strongest voice at the polls

Readers Commentary

Dear Editor:  On Nov. 19, 1863 then President Abraham Lincoln gave his famous Gettysburg Address. More...

What’s old is new again

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Village wins lawsuit; cleans up unsightly dock and property

RESIDENTS HAD PRESSED FOR ACTION
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Posted Wed., Feb. 9- Following a legal decision in its favor, Lindenhurst Village took action yesterday to clean up a property at South Hickory Street that officials and residents said had become both an eyesore and a public safety hazard.. More...

Law to resolve voting machine snafu introduced by NYS lawmakers

A bill to allow local Villages, schools and fire districts to use the old lever-type voting machines has been introduced into the New York State Legislature. More...

West Islip's Conor Wynne makes Eagle Scout

Islip Town Councilman Steven J. Flotteron recently attended a Boy Scouts of America ceremony honoring Eagle Scout Conor Wynne.  Conor is a member of Troop 95 in West Islip and his Eagle Service Project benefitted the Bay Shore community and St. More...

West Islip to host 5K Run and (new) Kids' Dash

The West Islip Alliance, a group comprised of school nurses, administrators, parents, local community organization leaders, and elected representatives, will host a 5K Fun Run, Walk & Jogathon on Sunday, March 6, 2011, beginning and ending at Wes More...

Copiague administrators pass on raises for the 2011-12 school year

At the Copiague school board meeting, Superintendent Charles Leunig announced that the central office administration will take a zero percent raise for the 2011-12 school year.  More...

 

People/Social

Christopher Ribando of Babylon Village to wed Lucy Branconi

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ribando of Babylon Village announce the wedding engagement of their son, Christopher Ribando to Lucy Branconi, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Branconi of Sarasota Florida. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

First, the good news about the Oyster Bay Border Collies: The word is that soon, possibly this week, the three Geese Peace dogs previously forced to live at the Town shelter will be going home with their handlers. More...

Library

At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Chinese New Year Cooking: Tues., Feb. 8, 7-8:15 p.m. Registeration. •Poetry in the Village Series: Sun., Feb. 13, 2-4 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Edward Gunthorpe, Lindenhurst teacher and WWII army veteran, at 90

Edward Gunthorpe, an above-par physical education teacher at Lindenhurst High School and founder of the golf team there, died on January 4. More...

Mary Duggan Schappert

July 5, 1928 • January 25, 2011

Mary Duggan Schappert, age 82, of Rehoboth Beach, DE, died peacefully on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at the home of her daughter surrounded by her loving family. She had a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.  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, February 08, 2011 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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