March 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Better Babylon Party candidates face reelection; no opposition in March 15th vote

In an uncontested election, Mayor Ralph Scordino and two trustees will run on the Better Babylon Party line maintaining that Babylon Village has improved every year under that leadership. The elections are Tues., March 15.  More...

North Babylon RMS students build world's smallest city

Learning about the basic structure of a cell and how its parts function is an integral part of the Living Environment curriculum at Robert Moses Middle School in North Babylon. Recently, students from Mrs. More...

Volunteering at Good Samaritan Hospital offers students "work that counts"

Kathryn Caulfield has had her eye on a career in health care for some time. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Saint John the Baptist senior receives All Eastern Honor Ensembles nomination

West Islip’s St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School senior Rebecca Scholldorf has received a 2011 nomination to the All Eastern Honor Ensembles in the category of Wind Ensemble. More...

Seda graduates basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Adrianna M. Seda graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

West Islip High School boys varsity lacrosse team receives State Championship Rings

The members of West Islip High School’s boys varsity lacrosse team received their State Championship Rings signifying their extraordinary 2009-2010 year of play. More...

Obituaries

Ed Ricketts, Babylon Village native, WWII Army Veteran

Babylon Village native and sailing enthusiast Edward Ricketts died Jan. 6, 2011 in Stuart, Florida. He was 84 and had even lived aboard a boat for several years off of Exumas in the Bahamas.  More...

Robert Sagl, longtime Babylon Village resident, Grumman retiree

by Tiffany Elliott   Robert Richard Sagl loved airplanes and devoted his life to building and repairing them. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON ACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARD   More...

Babylon Village to hold hearing on Cablevision contract

TEN-YEAR NON-EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT BEING CONSIDERED

Posted Wed., Feb. 9- By Carolyn James Tues., March 22, Babylon Village will hold two public hearings, one for a new bar, Blue Chill and the other to renegotiate a new contract with Cablevision. More...

DP Girls Basketball Team heads to LI Class AA finals

THE FALCONS PLAY BALDWIN AT HOFSTRA FRI., MARCH 11, 8 P.M.

Posted Tues., March 8- More...

LOCAL FOLKS IN THE NEWS

Lindenhurst resident, Keelynn Kelly, recently met actress and pop recording artist Miranda Cosgrove backstage at NYCB Theatre at Westbury. More...

Beacon pet columnist wins national award

While dogs were just beginning to arrive at the Garden Feb. 13, Joanne Anderson strutted off with a Best in Show.  More...

Newly opened TD Bank in West Islip is robbed

Suffolk County Police Major Case Investigations Unit detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred Wed., Feb. 23 at a TD Bank branch in West Islip. More...

Fire call at South Bay School raises concern; all okay

Police and fire activity at the South Bay Elementary School in West Babylon raised the concern of residents living in the area on Tuesday evening Feb. 21. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon’s historical fountain in place for unveiling in May

Perhaps you have noticed the wooden structure in front of the Babylon Village Historical and Preservation Society’s Museum. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The spirit of Sensation transcends time. In 1887 at the age of 13, “Sensation,” the Pointer destined to be the emblem for the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC), died in Babylon. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ A t Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South  Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Zumba with BobbiAnn, March 7, 14, 21, 28, 7-8 p.m. Wear low tread shoes & bring water to class. A $20 non-refundable fee is due at registration, which is underway.  More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

SATURDAY, March 5 •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. More...

Ladies Auxiliary Supermarket Bingo to be held March 26

The North Amityville Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary is sponsoring a supermarket Bingo to be held Sat., March 26 at the North Amityville Fire Company Headquarters, 601 North Broadway, North Amityville. The location is handicapped accessible. More...

Green Party annual membership meeting March 26

The Green Party of Suffolk invites all enrolled Green Party members to come to its annual membership meeting to celebrate regaining their ballot line. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: Scanners are a scam on taxpayers

On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law the change that now allows Villages (not school, fire or other special districts) to use the old lever-type voting machines. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

School boards have to keep tighter reins on budgets

Dear Editor:  How is it that in a time of fiscal crisis, when the state is cutting 8.2 percent of the educational aide, the State lawmakers are about to put in place a tax cap on property taxes Millions of dollars are being cut from the revenue More...













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