April 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Quick action by BFD saves Conklin House

FIRE ALARM ALERTS VAMPS

Posted Mon., May 2- Thanks the a smoke detector and the quick response of the Babylon Fire Department, the historic Conklin House on Deer Park Avenue in Babylon Village was saved from what could have been a devastating fire. More...

Villages, schools face suit­— again—over landfill use

Settlement authorizes move against other "guilty" parties

Officials from the Villages of Amityville, Lindenhurst and Babylon will be meeting over the next few weeks to discuss how they will address claims made against them for dumping allegedly hazardous materials in the Babylon Town landfill. More...

Deer Park approves $97.8M budget, spending goes up 2.73 percent

The Deer Park School District approved a budget that increases spending 2.73 percent. The new spending plan for 2011-12 is $97.8 million.  More...

Copiague girl finds joy in making and sharing Easter Palm crosses

Many parishioners politely take two or three palm branches on Palm Sunday after Mass at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Copiague. Tiffany Holland, 12, takes an arm full.  More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

A chubby pooch boards the train; a Doodle bolts at LaGuardia; an SUV is stolen with a Lab inside lying in his crate. Recently these local lost dogs have made the news. They have been recovered unharmed. More...

Library

At The Library

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669- 1624   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 30  •Families Anonymous for alcohol, drug or behavioral problems: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. More...

Deborah Hospital Foundation and Town of Babylon to host craft fair and Duck Race June 4

Deborah Hospital Foundation and the Town of Babylon invite you to the 16th annual craft fair and Duck Race, to be held, Sat., June 4, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Town Hall Park and Pond, 200 East Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst. More...

West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition to host fashion show May 18

The West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition has announced that it will hold its first annual Pretty In Pink Spring Fashion Show at Shannon Court, 115 East Main St., East Islip, Wed., May 18 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 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...

BACE hosts former School Board Trustee Gary Brunjes

EVENT TOMORROW, MAY 5TH

BACE will be hosting Gary Brunjes, a former School Board Trustee and a law clerk for New York State supreme Court who now sits on the Babylon Library Board. More...

BCC to host teen parenting workshop

EVENT WED.,MAY 11

Raising a teen in 2011? The Babylon Community Coalition is presenting a workshop featuring Kym Laube of H.U.G.S., Human Understanding Growth Seminars, on Wed., May 11, 2011. The event will be held at the Babylon Public Library Community room. More...

Babylon School Board candidates speaking tonite

SIX RUNNING FOR FOUR SEATS IN AT-LARGE ELECTION MAY 17TH

Posted Tues., May 2-  Six candidates running for four seats on the Babylon School Board will have the opportunity to speak and respond to questions at a Meet the Candidates night being held at the Babylon Junior-Senior High School, 50 Railroad More...

Local restaurateur hosts WI girls varsity

On March 29, Nick Lo Monaco, the owner of Villa Monaco in West Islip, hosted a pasta party for the 2011 West Islip varsity softball team, and coaches. Lo Monaco has voluntered with the West Islip Hoops Club, Little League and other local groups. More...

BSD budget adopted; spending up 2.66 percent

The Babylon School Board adopted a $46 million spending plan at the April 11, 2011 board meeting. The budget calls for a tax levy increase of 2.86 percent and represents a 2.66 percent increase in spending over last year's budget.  More...

 

People/Social

Lindenhurst Village hosting meetings to inform public about conditions at Main Firehouse

Lindenhurst Mayor Thomas Brennan and Volunteer Fire Department Chief James Gallagher invite the Lindenhurst community to an open house and a community forum concerning the Fire Department Main House on South Wellwood Avenue. More...

Rhoda Newman honored by Leg. D’Amaro as Senior Citizen of the Year

Rhoda Newman, a Town of Babylon resident who gives her time to make the community a nicer place for her fellow seniors and neighbors, was recently honored by S.C. Leg. More...

TOB holds motorcycle awareness event

Recently, the Town of Babylon welcomed members of Long Island ABATE (American Bikers Aimed Toward Education) to Town Hall for a Motorcycle Awareness event. Town of Babylon Sup. More...

Obituaries

Liliane Kegis Atwood of Bay Shore, former Amityville resident

A burial and memorial service was held in Oakwood Cemetery, Bay Shore on April 11, 2011, for Liliane Kegis Atwood, a former Amityville resident who also lived in Bay Shore and died Dec. 6, 2010 in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. She was 92.  More...

Opinion

Editorial: Fight back against counter culture to protect our children

Ever since an emaciated Barbi doll was first put on store shelves years ago, our young girls have been given the wrong impression about what they should look like. Now they’re being told what they should do, and the message is appalling.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Public, first and foremost wants officials who are honest

Trust is a basic value upon which an orderly society is based. Without this ultimate and steadfast foundation, we have nothing to assure us a life protected from chaos and anarchy.  More...













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