March 31, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Bab. Village adopts moratorium on new restaurant applications

Babylon Village wants to step back, take a breath and consider the implications of allowing more restaurants to open within the community. More...

A gift for WI's Kirdahy School

LOCAL FOLKS IN THE NEWS

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 21st.  More...

Budget hearing April 4 in Babylon Village

A proposed 2011-12 budget for Babylon Village will increase spending approximately $600,000, representing increases primarily for health care, workers compensation and pension costs. More...

Enjoy The Benefits Of Breakfast-For Dinner

(NAPSA)-The next time you’re wondering what’s for supper-and you’re the one who has to make it-you may want to wake up to the tasty idea of having breakfast for dinner. All too often, breakfast is eaten on the run in the morning. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon School District collects food, clothes and toys for local families in need

As the weather grew colder and the preparations for the holiday season began, students throughout the Babylon School District started to develop unique ideas of how to lend a helping hand to community members in need this holiday season. 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. A non-refundable fee of $85 (ck/m.o.) is due at registration which is underway. More...

Obituaries

Richard Moore, of Babylon

Babylon resident Richard W. Moore died Feb. 15, 2011.  Mr. Moore leaves behind his daughters: Sharon Rufa and Kathleen Wolfe; four grandchildren; and one great grandchild. He was predeceased by his wife, Eileen.  More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: The promise of Spring...

We saw them. Really. We did.  We saw the tulip leaves peeking up on the entrance and exit ramps throughout Babylon, so Spring must not be too far away.  More...

One man’s problem....

Babylon Village recently enacted a moratorium halting for six months accepting applications for opening a restaurant in that Village. The community enjoys more than 30 eateries, from fine restaurants to fast-food and take-out establishments.  More...

Positive reaction over editorial cartoon

Readers Commentary

Dear Editor:   My sister forwarded a copy of the William Warren cartoon published March 2nd. I enjoyed it so much that I am going to subscribe to your paper!  More...

Babylon Village remembers its history!

ANNUAL FOUNDERS' DAY EVENT HELD

Posted Mon., April 3- The Babylon Village Historical Society held the annual Founders’ Day event on Saturday, April 2, also sponsored by the Conklin House committee, Babylon Town History Museum and Village of Babylon. More...

Babylon School Superintendent announces retirement

SCHOOL BOARD DISCUSSING SEARCH FOR HER REPLACMENT

Posted Mon., April 4-  Babylon School Superintendent Dr. Ellen Best-Laimit is retiring. Best-Laimit made the announcement last week, saying that it was a difficult decision for her to make. More...

Lindenhurst Village continues to wrestle with property owner over illegal barge

Despite a legal decision in its favor, the Village of Lindenhurst is still having issues related to the cleanup of the property located at 790 South Hickory St. More...

Library budget votes and trustee elections coming up

Local libraries are holding their annual budget votes and trustee elections over the next two weeks. Following is a breakdown of the information for each library: More...

New Initiative Aims To Save More Lives From Sudden Cardiac Arrest

(NAPSA)-The nation’s leading emergency and resuscitation experts are working together to improve survival rates for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).  The Problem  More...

The real cost of an indoor tan

Despite a link between indoor tanning bed use and an increased risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, 2.3 million teenagers visit tanning salons every year. More...

 

People/Social

Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip honors blood donors

Recently, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, hosted a celebration for community members who generously donated blood. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

I am a fan of “rotating the stock” at an animal shelter to improve a pet’s chances of being noticed and ultimately getting adopted, but this marketing gimmick isn’t as easy as it sounds for cats. More...

Events & Bulletin

Amityville artists "Welcome Spring" art show opening April 1

Amityville Artists Circle members have put together an exhibit of original artwork to, Welcome Spring. The first show of 2011 will open, Fri., April 1 with a gala party, 7 to 9 p.m.  More...

Christ Episcopal Church presents Zumba on April 3

Christ Episcopal Church, 12 Prospect St., Babylon is hosting a Zumba session, Sun., April 3, 2 p.m. The parish is asking a donation of $10 per person. All are welcome, especially beginners, to this 45-minute session of dance and healthy exercise. More...

Science of Spirituality Meditation Center to hold two programs April 2 and April 7

The Science of Spirituality Meditation Center will hold two programs in the near future.  More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - Your right to know

NOTICE OF WESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES ANNUAL MEETING  (SECOND SUPERVISORY DISTRICT)   More...













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