April 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Landfill lawsuit dumped on Villages, Schools —again

Taxpayers being asked to kick in portion of $3.4 settlement

Posted Fri., April 22- By Carolyn James More...

North Babylon Schools plans to raise class size, cut spending, to bring in under 4% tax increase

Board likely to bring forward final numbers this week

North Babylon School District will see a bump in class sizes and the elimination of some elementary school teachers next year, if all goes according to plan, as the district tries to maintain its budget at approximately the current level and keep the More...

LSD looks at major cuts; seeking teacher givebacks

Despite the decision to close the Bower Elementary School to address increased costs and a reduction in State aid the district still faces the possibility of layoffs and program cuts in an attempt to make up a projected $6 million shortfall.  More...

Babylon Village holds Founders' Day; remembers its past

The first Founder’s Day in Babylon Village held Saturday April 2, 2011 brought out hundreds of villagers and visitors to the three main historic landmarks in the Village - the Conklin House, Old Town Hall, and Babylon Village Museum. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Deer Park teammates sign letters of intent

Deer Park High School seniors Tom Miele and Conner Hickem have committed to attend the New York Institute of Technology in the fall of 2011. Miele and Hickem were recruited and signed letters of intent to play on the men’s lacrosse team.  More...

Lindenhurst students participate in human foosball game

Students at Lindenhurst’s William Rall Elementary School recently participated in human foosball games during gym classes. The students hold onto the rope and move left and right. They are to kick the ball, when it comes to them.  More...

Deer Park Senior receives scholarship to Stony Brook University

Deer Park High School senior Dimitry Russ has signed a Letter of Intent to attend and play football at Stony Brook University. Russ has earned a full athletic scholarship to join the Seawolves squad.  More...

Library

At The Library

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624   •Computer 1st Grade for Adults: April 26, 2-4 p.m. For newer computer users with a rudimentary idea of using the computer. 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, April 23 More...

Fire Island Lighthouse Society Junior Ranger Day to be held April 23

For National Park Week, Junior Ranger Day will be held Sat., April 23, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for children seven years old and up. More...

Huntington Arts Council holds High School Art Showcase

The High Arts Showcase VII will be held through May 2nd. The Huntington Arts Council is showcasing work involving all media from top high school artists who participated in our Journey Program. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

SUMMONS STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT, COUNTY OF SUFFOLK INDEX NUMBER: 09-44033 DATE FILED: November 6, 2009 ___________ GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, - v - SALVATORE GIANGRANDE; BELMONT VETERINARY GROUP, PC; PUTNMA LEASING COMPANY, INC.; SL More...

L&B Mercury to close its doors

LONGTIME DEALERSHIP VICTIM OF THE ECONOMY

By Carolyn James Chalk up another loss to the economy. L&B Mercury of West Babylon, which has been doing business in the area since 1956, is closing its doors. More...

Is Spring finally here!

The beautiful flowers along the roadways, exit and entrance ramps in Babylon town are ablaze with color and are a welcome sight after such a cold, weary winter. Photo by Joe Turner More...

King honors WI Senior

Kristen Pfaffe of West Islip is shown accepting contratulations from New York Congresman Pete King (R-Seaford) for earning an appointment to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. More...

Bellone wins LICA award

Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone reaffirmed his promise to continue to fight for Long Island’s infrastructure by accepting a flashing construction warning light awarded by Long Island Contractors’ Association (LICA) Chairman James Pr More...

Copiague library budget vote and trustee election Tuesday April 26

Other local libraries announce results

Voters heading to the polls on Tuesday to cast their ballots in the Copiague Library’s budget vote and trustee election will have the chance to see the Library’s new renovations. More...

 

People/Social

Sen. Owen Johnson applauds United Way’s YouthBuild Long Island

Senator Owen H. Johnson joined local officials to applaud the completion of one of the most energy efficient homes in New York. More...

Firefighter Mike Giroux of Deer Park honored by New York lawmakers Raia and Johnson

Assemblyman Raia (R,I,C – East Northport) and his fellow colleagues recently honored firefighter Michael Giroux of Deer Park for his heroic efforts in saving the lives of two citizens. More...

Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter holds monthly meeting

At the October Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Sue Griffing, past regent of Col. Josiah Smith Chapter, presented a program on her colonial bottle collection of American women to our nation’s freedom. More...

Columnists - Free Access

PETS, PETS, PETS

The 131st Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) Dog Show is only days away. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) “set up shop” in Babylon from 1880 to 1904. The WKC clubhouse and kennels sat on 64 acres west of Southards Pond. More...

Obituaries

Paul Trupia, longtime West Islip resident, U.S. Navy veteran

Throughout his life Paul Trupia found joy in making other people laugh. More...

Opinion

Editorial: Hire a student this summer

Within a month, we will have tens of thousands of college students coming home and getting a wellearned break from their studies. Many will be looking for part-time jobs. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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One World Under God

Readers Commentary

Dear Editor:  I don’t know a lot about world politics, however, this much I suspect­— we the people are being duped by the powers that be, that are working behind the scenes planning for a One World Government takeover.  More...













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