March 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

DPSD reviewing facilities plan; public input sought

DISTRICT HOPES TO REALIZE SUBSTANTIAL SAVINGS

Posted Fri., March 18-  By Carolyn James More...

First Precinct officer honored

S.C. Leg Lou D’Amaro (D-North Babylon) recently visited the Suffolk County Police Department’s First Precinct headquarters to present a Proclamation to Officer Matthew Colonna in recognition of being named the Edward K. More...

Babylon Village approves two new restaurants

The Babylon Village Board approved two new restaurants last week, one a “healthy” ice cream parlor to open at 16 West Main St., the corner store that was formerly a stationary story, and the other a Japanese restaurant at 96 East Main St. More...

Superintendent of Bay Shore Schools establishes community foundation

Superintendent of Schools, Dr. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Fifth graders from Lindenhurst’s Rall Elementary School learn about Indian Culture

Lindenhurst’s William Rall Elementary School’s fifth graders were engaged in Bob Vetter’s Journeys into American Indian Territory, sponsored by the Cultural Arts program.  More...

Fall fun in Deer Park school district

Pre-kindergarten students in Deer Park School District’s Abraham Lincoln School invited a special person in their lives to share a day of autumn-themed projects and educational activities.  More...

Babylon Memorial Grade School kicks off science fair with the help of Babylon High School students

As a kickoff to the school’s upcoming science fair, Babylon Memorial Grade School’s approximately 150 sixth-grade students received some special input on their proposed science projects from 35 Babylon High School Science National Honor S More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Acrylic Art Workshop– April 6, 13, 27, 7-8:30 p.m. Learn about acrylic painting. Non–refundable fee of $7.50 is due at registration which begins March 22 (18 & over) More...

Obituaries

Beautification Society Founder Isabel Gallagher remembered

Laughingly known as “the Duchess of Argyle” by her family, Isabel Gallagher was the founder of the Babylon Beautification Society. More...

Beecher Greenman, founder of Babylon engineering firm Greenman Pedersen, Inc.; Babylon High School graduate

Beecher Greenman, founder of the national engineering firm, Greenman Pedersen, Inc. of Babylon and a Babylon High School graduate, class of 1945, died at his home in Spruce Creek, Florida on Wed., Jan. 19, 2011, of natural causes. He was 84.  More...

William Beacham, Amityville resident, Electric Proprieter,

Area resident and business owner William J. Beacham died March 3, 2011 at the Apex Rehabilitation and Care Center in Huntington. The Amityville resident was 86.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF BABYLON PUBLIC LIBRARY, BABYLON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, TOWN OF BABYLON, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK BABYLON, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held by the Board of Trustees More...

Residents call on Babylon School Board to cut costs

TRUSTEES LOOK FOR CONTINUED DIALOGUE WITH COMMUNITY

Posted Tues., March 22-  by Janine Logan More...

Kirdahy family returns to Kirdahy School

Donate books to the school's library

Posted Mon., March 21- Mrs. Paul E. Kirdahy, widow of former West Islip Superintendent of Schools Paul Kirdahy, for whom the Kirdahy Elementary School at Captree is named, made a visit to the school on March 2. More...

String of bank robberies hit Babylon Town and area

Police not similarities between some; two arrests made

Suffolk County Police are investigating a string of 12 bank robberies that have occurred since December, seven of them in Babylon Town and surrounding areas.  More...

Shakespeare at Babylon Grade School—yes Shakespeare!

Students to present Romeo and Juliet March 26th

O Romeo, Romeo! More...

Cablevision hearing in Babylon Village next week

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...

 

People/Social

Catholic Health Services of L.I. announces appointment of new Executive Vice President of the Continuing Care Division

James Harden, president and CEO of Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHS), recently announced the appointment of Joseph J. Tomaino as executive vice president for the Continuing Care Division. More...

Treasurer Carpenter recognizes St. John honorees at a champagne luncheon

S.C. Treasurer Angie Carpenter was on hand to recognize the honorees of St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School. Each of these honorees were chosen for all of their efforts on behalf of the school, by sharing their talents, time, and energy.  More...

Loiacono appointed Vice President of Administration at Good Samaritan Hospital

Joseph Loiacono, formerly vice president of program development for Catholic Health Services (CHS), has joined the management team at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center as a Vice President of Administration. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

ThesearchforSensationContinues: It’s a good thing dogs can’t read. Celebrity canines have never been able to escape poison pen criticism. 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, March 19 •Families Anonymous for alcohol, drug or behavioral problems: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. More...

Free blood pressure screening at Sayville library

Good Samaritan Nursing Home announced that it will offer free blood pressure screenings at the Sayville Library, 88 Greene Ave., Sayville on the first Wednesday of each month, 2 to 3 p.m. More...

Constantino Brumidi Lodge Vegas night March 25

The Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park, is sponsoring a Friday Night Vegas, Fri., March. 25. The doors open 7 p.m. Food and drink will be available. For information, call 631-586-3928.   More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: We need more than answers when tragedies strike

We have been struck by several tragedies in the past two weeks, a harsh reminder of the fragility of life. There have been earthquakes, tsunamis, a deadly bus accident and the deaths of police officers, one here on Long Island.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Editor’s Note: The cartoon in last week’s edition was by William Warren of Liberty Features. It was not by our regular cartoonist, Kevin Eastwood.   More...

Reader appreciated editorial on school budgets...

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