March 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Almost 400 head to polls in Babylon

In an uncontested race Babylon Village residents put Mayor Ralph Scordino and Trustees Anthony Davida and Debbie Basile back into office last week.  Scordino received 383 votes, Basile 378 and Davida 377 with several write ins. More...

West Babylon and West Islip fire districts votes March 29th

•Residents in the West Babylon Fire District are being asked to approve a $400,000 bond for the purchase of three new ambulances. The vote is Tues., March 29 from 2-9 p.m.  More...

Residents ask Babylon School officials to look for ways to cut budget

Transparency and accountability were the recurring themes expressed by residents at the Babylon School District Board of Education meeting held Mon., March 14, as the community, board members, and central district administrators discussed the prelimi More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow

•Kim D’Angelo, of Lindenhurst, has been selected by the University of Charleston, Charleston, West Virginia, as one of only six Master of Business Administration and Leadership Scholars. More...

Outstanding students from St. John the Baptist qualify for Speech Nationals

On March 12, four students from the speech team at West Islip’s St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School (SJB) competed in the National Finalists Tournament at Roslyn High School. More...

Studying the Civil Rights Movement at Babylon Memorial Grade School

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. • 669-1624   •SAT Prep Course: April 4, 11, 25 & May 2, 6:15-8:45 p.m. Learn skills and strategies to raise your test scores. More...

Obituaries

Robert Gilman, former resident of Babylon and West Islip

For as far back as Don Hillman can remember, Robert Gilman was a part of his life. The two grew up together in Babylon Village at a time when boys spent time playing on local streets and fishing at the Babylon docks.  More...

Edith Miller Foreman, former Babylon Village resident, worked as assistant superintendent of highways for Suffolk County

When she moved to Babylon Village from Queens, Edith Miller Foreman was apprehensive about being so far away from Manhattan where she reveled in the arts, one of her lifelong passions. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: Unions have helped bring equality to America

In Memphis in 1968, black sanitation workers worked in dangerous, inhumane conditions under abusive white supervisors for little pay. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

More reader anger over editorial cartoon

Dear Editor:   I was greatly offended by the tasteless cartoon in the March 9 edition of your paper. More...

Babylon Village to present budget April 4

45-CENT TAX RATE INCREASE PROPOSED

Posted Mon., March 28-  By Carolyn James More...

County moves to ban burning at Bergen Point

Horsley bill eliminates option for the future

The Suffolk County Legislature passed a bill last month– which County Executive Steve Levy has signed – that will prohibit the burning of human waste or “sludge” at the Bergen Point Wastewater Facility. More...

DPSD outlines new facilities proposal; no plans to sell off district properties

Reorganization of Pre-K and alternative high school could save more than $500K a year

After almost a year of discussion and planning, the Deer Park School District has released a facilities recommendation that would save the district more than $2.63 million over five years. More...

Babylon and County Police take new tactic against illegal massage parlors

In an effort to crack down in illegal massage parlors that often operate as fronts for prostitution, Babylon Town adopted an addition to its local laws requiring that massage parlors register with the Town and receive a license to operate. More...

 

People/Social

Our Lady of Lourdes accepts food donation from Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council

Mary McMahon, Parish Outreach director for Our Lady of Lourdes Church, West Islip, recently accepted a food donation from Christine Hendriks, a member of the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council’s (NSHC) Communications Committee and vice president, More...

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...

Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip honors blood donors

Mary Mc- Mahon, Parish Outreach director for Our Lady of Lourdes Church, West Islip, accepts a food donation from Christine Hendriks, a member of the Nassau- Suffolk Hospital Council’s (NSHC) Communica- tions Committee and vice president, publi More...

Columnists - Free Access

You won’t find the following in a travel brochure: An estimated 200,000 stray dogs roam the streets and beaches of Puerto Rico where dogs are too often regarded as pariahs, not family. Island Dog, Inc. 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 26 •Families Anonymous for alcohol, drug or behavioral problems: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. More...

Founder’s Day in Babylon set for April 2; historical tours to be part of celebration

To celebrate Founder’s Day in Babylon Village, Conklin House Steering Committee member Karen Petz; Babylon Village Historical Society’s Alice Zaruka; and Town of Babylon Archivist Mary Cascone are joining forces to present a unique tour o More...

American Legion Post 94 hosts Breakfast with the Easter Bunny April 9

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny will be held Sat., April 9, 8 a.m. to noon at the American Legion Post 94, 22 Grove Pl., Babylon. The cost is $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE SUP R EME C OURTCOUNTY OF SUFFOLK ARGENT MORTGAGE COMPANY Plaintiff, AGAINST DWANTIE SOOKRA, et al. More...













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