February 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

State passes bill eliminating ban on lever voting machines

LAWMAKERS HOPE TO RESOLVE ISSUE BEFORE VILLAGE ELECTIONS IN MARCH

Posted Wed. Feb. 16-  By Carolyn James More...

Lindenhurst Schools outline financial crisis

One day after Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed massive cuts to education aid in his 2011-12 budget proposal, Lindenhurst officials warned of dire consequences, which could result from those cuts. More...

Deer Park students take part in science research course

Deer Park’s Robert Frost Middle School students have the opportunity to investigate the world of science through their enrollment in the school’s Science Research course. More...

OLOL recognizes holiday poster contest winners

The Diocesan Union of the Holy Name Society of Rockville Centre hosts an annual Christmas theme poster contest to direct attention to Christmas as a religious holiday. In 2010 the theme was Christmas is Jesus’ Birthday.  More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon High School Lacrosse player commits to Manhattan College

For as long as he can remember, Babylon High School senior Andrew Hurst has had a passion for playing lacrosse. He will continue to enjoy playing the sport in college, as he recently signed a National Letter of Intent with Manhattan College. More...

Babylon High School Field Hockey players were honored

The Suffolk County Field Hockey Coaches Association held its annual dinner at Mama Lombardi’s on Tues., Nov. 30. Four Babylon High School student/athletes were honored. More...

West Islip athletes praised by BOE

West Islip School District’s outstanding athletes were honored by the Board of Education during a regularly scheduled public session at the high school on Jan.13.  More...

Obituaries

George Beierling, longtime Gilgo beach resident, devoted church volunteer

Longtime Amityville and Gilgo Beach resident, and devoted church parishioner and volunteer, George L. Beierling, Jr. died Jan. 4, 2011 at his Broadway home. He was 75.  More...

Trudy Fostek, longtime resident of West Islip, R.N.

Gertrude “Trudy” Evelyn Fostek, a homemaker and nurse, died Dec. 20, 2010 in Sebastian, Florida. She was 88.  She was born Gertrude Blake in West Islip on July 18, 1922 and she earned her R.N. More...

Florence Theresa Heimbuch Ricca, longtime Copiague resident, devoted Our Lady of the Assumption Church parishioner

Florence Theresa Heimbuch Ricca moved from Copiague to Copiague. With six sons, “as the family got bigger, we moved down the street to a bigger house,” said David Heimbuch, one of her sons.  More...

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WHEREAS, arrears of the taxes levied for the year 2010 by the Village of Babylon, charged and imposed pursuant to law, remain due and unpaid on the several tracts, lots, pieces, or parcels of land situated in the Village of Babylon, County of Suffolk More...

Breaking News - 10/1/2012 1:26 PM

Town's new garbage contractor hits the streets

At 6:30 a.m. today, a fleet of bright orange garbage trucks made their way through the streets of Babylon Town. The vehicles were on their maiden voyage, picking up residential garbage for the Town’s new carter, EnCon. More...

Isabel Gallagher of Babylon Village dies at 95

SERVICES THURSDAY & FRIDAY AT CHAPEY'S FUNERAL HOME

Posted Tues., Feb. 15- isabel Gallagher, a resident of Babylon Village, died peacefully in her home this morning following a lengthy illness. Mrs. More...

Village calls on Verizon to bring FIOS into area; FIOS officials say that's not likely any time soon

For more than a year now, Babylon Village has been receiving telephone calls and keeping a list of names of residents who want to have the opportunity to connect to Verizon FIOS. More...

Hans Haugen appointed to serve as judge in National Council of English Teachers

Hans Haugen, the Senior High School English Chairperson in the West Babylon School District, was recently appointed as a judge in the Promising Young Writers Programs for the National Council of Teachers of English (NTCE). More...

Glover graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Bryan J. Glover graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Nancy Glover of Lindenhurst and a 2006 graduate of Copiague High School.  More...

Localwoman'sresident's bra design featured inbreastauctioncancerfundraiserauction

On March 15, an “artbra” created by Susan Bruno of Amityville will be auctioned to benefit the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program. The event, Creative Cups, will be held at Adelphi University, from 6 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

Success of cardiac services at Good Samaritan leads to preliminary approval of open heart surgery program

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center’s application for an open heart surgery program has received approval from the New York State Hospital Review and Planning Council (SHRPC). More...

Teddy Bear program at Good Samaritan Hospital helps pediatric patients

Two patients at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center were thrilled to help the Child Life team unpack a box of beautiful and cuddly teddy bears that were sent to the hospital’s pediatric patients by the Starlight Children’s Foundation. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Next week-February 14/15- marks the 135th Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Dog Show in NYC, and Babylon marks the site of the historic WKC clubhouse and kennels plus the grave of Sensation the Pointer who has always been the symbol of the famous dog sho More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Poetry in the Village Series: Sun., Feb. 13, 2-4 p.m. 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. 12   More...

St. Paul's Reformed Church fellowship feast February 12

St. Paul’s Reformed Church of North Babylon, 158 Phelps Lane, North Babylon, will hold a Fellowship Feast, Sat., Feb. 12, 5 p.m. There will be soup, sandwiches, salad, coffee, tea, cocoa and dessert served along with music and fellowship. More...

Babylon Citizens Council shows beginning February 12

As a result of public demand, Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts has added two additional shows for Groucho, A Life in Review, starring StevieGB. The dates are Sat. Feb. 12, 8 p.m., and Sun., Feb. 13, 3 p.m. More...

Opinion

Editorial: Wanted: An engaged public during this year’s painful school budget process

In May, voters will be asked to approve their school budgets. They will also be asked to select trustees whose job it will be to represent the public, setting policy and monitoring expenditures as we move forward through another year. More...

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