February 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

WI seniors win scholarships

West Islip High School (WIHS) seniors Joseph Viola and Mark Falese won second place honors recently in the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA) Regional Competition in Whitestone, NY. More...

Assembly, Senate pass bill eliminating ban on lever voting machines

New York State Sen. Chuck Fuschillo announced today that a bill permitting Villages throughout New York State to use the old levertype voting machines has passed the Senate and Assembly and awaits the Governor’s signature. More...

Senate passes Fuschillo resolution honoring Eagle Scout Christopher Kenny of Lindenhurst

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate recently passed a legislative resolution he sponsored honoring Lindenhurst resident Christopher Kenny for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.  More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Deer Park High School brings the classic Les Miserables to the local stage/REVIEW

The timeless characters of Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables leaped out of the page and onto the stage in at Deer Park High School, where the show was performed for the public, Fri., Feb. 4 and Sat., Feb. 5. More...

Deer Park Fire Department visits Abraham Lincoln School district

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...

West Islip schools budget meetings set for March 1 and 17

The West Islip Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools Richard A. Simon have announced a schedule of budget workshops open to the public. These meetings are held for the purpose of discussing the 2011-2012 school budget.  More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ A t Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624   More...

Obituaries

Regina Minella, former Babylonlian and Bank of Babylon employee

When Regina Minella’s family moved from New York City to West Babylon in 1933, it couldn’t get over how dark it was “out in the country.”  The longtime Babylon resident died Jan. 20, 2011 in Manchester, New Jersey. More...

Rich Pokorny, owned Porky and Glen’s Seafood House, decorated veteran

Former Bay Shore restaurant owner and decorated veteran Richard Pokorny died peacefully Feb. 4, 2011 in Cooperstown, New York. He was 87.  More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: It’s times our unions join the real world

Many government offices, buildings, courts, etc., enjoyed a holiday on Fri., Feb. 11 in celebration of Lincoln’s birthday, which fell on Sat., Feb. 12. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Stern objects to ban on energy drinks; supports value of personal choices

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Lady Falcons soar to Championship - Free Access

DP TEAM FACES SACHEM FRIDAY AT FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE

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N. Lindenhurst man struck by car; driver flees scene - Free Access

POLICE ASK FOR PUBLIC'S HELP IN APPREHENDING DRIVER

Posted Wed., Mar. 2-  Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a North Lindenhurst man that was crossing the street on Tues., March 1. Police gave this account:  More...

S.C. Legislature to consider flying ice bill

In Missouri, a young woman’s face was fractured when a three-foot piece of ice broke loose from the roof of a vehicle that was traveling in front of her car, smashed through her windshield and struck her. More...

North Babylon students' art on exhibit at Children's Museum

Students from Parliament Place and Marion G. Vedder Elementary Schools in the North Babylon School District currently have their artwork on display at the Long Island Children’s Museum in Garden City. Parliament Place students from Mrs. More...

Help for seniors filing STAR exemption forms

Receiver of Taxes, Corinne DiSomma, would like to inform seniors that the deadline to file real property tax exemption applications is March 1st, 2011. More...

 

People/Social

Treasurer Carpenter honors Charles Spencer

At the West Islip Chamber of Commerce annual Installation Breakfast, Charles H. Spencer of Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes, was honored as Merchant of the Year. Treasurer Carpenter was there to honor him along with Fr. More...

Treasurer Carpenter installs officers for West Islip Chamber of Commerce

The West Islip Chamber of Commerce began the new year with its annual Installation Breakfast. S.C. More...

Carpenter supports local business expo

Treasurer Angie Carpenter had the opportunity to attend and support the West Islip Business Expo at the second Annual West Islip Summit held recently at West Islip High School. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

For the last 135 years Westminster Kennel Club has been “America’s Dog Show”. It also happens to be the only dog show where the  Group and Best In Show judging is broadcast live on national television.  More...

Events & Bulletin

Local Airman graduates

Air Force Airman Yancey N. Taylor graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Yancey and Aleshia Taylor of West Babylon and a 2005 graduate of Amityville Memorial High School.  More...

Better Babylon Party hosts fundraiser Feb. 24th

The Better Babylon Party invites you to a festive evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and music while celebrating our beautiful, friendly, historic village.  The event takes place Thursday, February 24th at Lily Flanagan’s from 7-10 More...

Calendar of Events

SATURDAY, Feb. 26 •Families Anonymous for alcohol, drug or behavioral problems: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. For info., call 631-581-3418. SUNDAY, Feb. 27 More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Town Board of the Town of Babylon, County of Suffolk, State of New York, at a regular meeting thereof held on the 17th day of February 2011, duly More...













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