May 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

LOCAL FOLKS IN THE NEWS

Daniel Kata (center) and Christopher Starling, of Troop 175 in West Babylon, were both awarded the Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Saturday, April 30. More...

LOCAL FOLKS IN THE NEWS

•Three West Babylon residents were members of the 2011 Oneonta State men’s lacrosse team, the Red Dragons. Joe Nacarlo, a junior, was a midfielder. Mike Salerno, a sophomore, was an attackman. More...

Police seek public's help in identifying those who damaged church statue in Deer Park

The Suffolk County Police Department Hate Crimes Unit is investigating an aggravated harassment incident during which a church statue was damaged in Deer Park.  More...

Edgewood Preserve in Deer Park gets some TLC on Earth Day

More than 100 volunteers participated in the Friends of the Edgewood Preserve’s 6th Annual Earth Day at Edgewood Preserve in Deer Park. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst sophomore Josh Sposito bowls in State tournament

Lindenhurst High School sophomore Josh Sposito was selected to be a member of the Section XI All-Star Bowling team, which enabled him to compete in the New York State tournament in Syracuse. More...

North Babylon named one of the “Best Communities for Music Education”

On May 4, the NAMM Foundation announced the results of its 12th annual Best Communities for Music Education survey, which acknowledges schools and districts across the U.S. for their commitment to and support for music education in schools.  More...

Babylon Junior-Senior HS students adding up to success at annual Math Fair

Putting their math skills to the test, 22 students in grades seven through ten at Babylon Junior-Senior High School participated in this year’s Long Island Al Kalfus Math Fair in late March at Suffolk County Community College – Selden Cam More...

Events & Bulletin

Zumbathon May 21

The West Babylon Fire Department Hose Company #1 is sponsoring a Zumbathon, Sat., May 21, 1 p.m. Tickets are $15. Zumba is the new high energy/high impact exercise craze. Shed pounds and get ready for summer fun through dance. More...

Long Island National Cemetery Memorial Day Service May 29

The Long Island National Cemetery Memorial Organization Inc. invites the public to attend the annual Memorial Day service, Sun., May 29, 1:30 p.m. at the Long Island National Cemetery, Wellwood Avenue entrance, Farmingdale. More...

Copiague Memorial Day parade to be held May 30

This year, the VFW Warren Keer Post 9482, will hold its 60th annual Memorial Day parade in Copiague., Mon., May 30. Memorial Day and red poppies are a solemn reminder of all the American lives that have been lost fighting for freedom.  More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON ACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARD   More...

New fountain to be unveiled in Babylon Village May 30th

The mystery beneath the large box that has been sitting on the lawn of the Babylon Village Historical Society for many months will be revealed on Mon., May 30, Memorial Day, at 1:30 p.m., when the box is ceremonially lifted during a dedication ceremo More...

Smoke detector alerts BFD to potential blaze at Conklin House; action taken

Thanks to 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.  The incident took place on Sat., April 3 More...

WB student to give commencement address

West Babylon resident Michael Cavalli will deliver the student address at the NYIT Commencement ceremonies being held May 22. He is among 3,468 graduating seniors from around the world.   More...

Ms. NYS Senior America holds Pageant

The New York State Senior America Talent showc as e, fe atur ing contestants over the age of 60, including vocalists, dancers, comics and musicians, was held at Lindenhurst High School April 3. More...

Join Last Hope Animal Shelter’s celebration of a new home June 4

Last Hope Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc. just got a new home. On April 1, Last Hope moved into the closed Bideawee Home in Wantagh, leasing most of the first floor to house the organization’s dogs and cats. More...

 

People/Social

Pack 279 Webelos had a guest speaker at their meeting

West Islip Board of Education Vice President Annmarie LaRosa was a guest speaker at Cub Scout Pack 279 Webelos Den meeting recently where she explained how the Board of Education works within the school district and community.  More...

Lindenhurst scout achieves rank of eagle

Lindenhurst resident, James Christopher Meloro of Boy Scout Troop 183 in West Babylon recently received the prestigious Eagle Scout award.  More...

Mangano Funeral Home presents grant to "Angels of Hope"

On Sun., April 17, Sal F. Mangano, vice president of Mangano Funeral Home, presented a grant to Angels of Hope at Ss. Cyril & Methodius Palm Sunday Mass. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

A good idea just got better. Last fall the Suffolk County Legislature voted to create the nation’s first registry of convicted animal abusers. This database will become a reality next week.  More...

Obituaries

Shane Cotrone,

longtime resident of Lindenhurst, automotive technician

Longtime Lindenhurst resident Shane Carmine Cotrone, who was raised in Amityville, died suddenly March 26, 2011 at his Lindenhurst home. He was 41.  He was born on March 6, 1970 in Bethpage to Charlene (Myers) and Vincent Cotrone, II . More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Our veterans continue to need our support

It’s been a long, rough winter and the American flags flying in front of many homes and buildings are beginning to show the wear and tear they endured. They are faded, torn and tattered and need to be replaced.  More...

Obama got Osama, now can we end the war in the Middle East?

Dear Editor:  Hooray, Obama got Osama.  More...













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