May 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Village dedicates historical fountain

HUNDREDS TURN OUT FOR PARADE AND EVENT

Posted Mon., May 30- More...

Babylon School budget passes easily; Katz, Antolini, Montalto and Berenblatt elected

In the end, voters in the Babylon School District adopted the district’s 2011- 2012, $46 million dollar spending plan by a margin of almost two to one. The final count was 981 votes for the budget and 524 votes against it.  More...

Kruse elected to Briarcliff Board of Trustees

Richard Kruse of Deer Park was elected an officer of the Board of Trustees of Briarcliffe College in Bethpage. Kruse, President and founder of ExecuLeaders, will serve as secretary.   More...

Photo

Members of the LaRouche Society intermittently open up shop in front of the Babylon Post Office, protesting the administration of President Barack Obama. More...

A "thank you" to the troops

Two days after Navy Seals found and killed Osama bin Laden, Babylon Town officials had American flags up all along the curb line in front of Town Hall and posted this sign, congratulating the Seals a More...

WI PAWS dinner-dance gala honors locals

PAWS, the West Islip education foundation, held its sixth Dinner-Dance Gala on April 29, 2011. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

This Memorial Day we also mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. A pet column may not seem a likely place to read about a Civil War general. Yet, in 1880, General Alexander S. More...

Library

Library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Yogalates: Wednesdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 10-11 a.m. Non-refundable fee of $20 due at registration.  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, May 28 •Families Anonymous for alcohol, drug or behavioral problems: 10 a.m., New Life Community Church, 380 Lakeland Ave., Sayville. More...

Music Socials looking for talented musicians and volunteers

Singers and acoustic musicians at a level above beginner, who are into blues, dixieland, classical, folk, swing and jazz stylings are needed to partake in open mic, talent show. All are welcome for a new cultural group. More...

Babylon Village offices closed May 30 in observance of Memorial Day

Village of Babylon offices will be closed and there will be no rubbish or garbage pick up on Mon., May 30 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Residents should not put rubbish or recycling out to the curb on holidays. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

PROBATE CITATION File No.  More...

Breaking News - 6/2/2011 9:42 AM

Bicyclist killed Monday - Free Access

POLICE INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY

A 5-year-old man was struck and killed while riding his bicycle across Straight Path at the intersection of 10th Street Friday, May 30. More...

Breaking News - 5/27/2011 2:58 PM

Babylon FD lends a hand at fire in Amityville

Eight departments respond to building blaze

The Babylon Fire Department was one of 9 departments to respond to a blaze on Broadway in Amityville last week. More...

Babylon Art Festival at Old Town Hall this weekend

Students' work celebrates Long Island

Posted Fri., May 27- by Carolyn James More...

Walther on Dean's list

Samantha Walther of Babylon Village achieved a perfect 4.0 average this semester and made the dean’s list. She is studying biology, pre-med at Molloy College. She was also inducted into Chi Beta Phi National Honor Society for Science.   More...

Despite rain they walk for ALS

Jannah Gallozzi and Brett Gorrassi are shown as they plodded through puddles in the West Islip High School Students walk for ALS. More...

In North Babylon its Bob Scheid and Barbara Ferguson on the school board; all local school district budgets approved by residents

One of the slogans going around North Babylon School District on election night was “Vote the Bs: the budget, Bob Scheid and Barbara Ferguson.” And that’s exactly what happened. More...

Local libraries getting construction grants

Three libraries in Babylon Town, will be given construction grants, announced N.Y.S. Sen. Owen H. Johnson’s office last week. The funds will enable the libraries to complete many interior and exterior renovations and improvements.  More...

Lindenhurst budget passes easily, one incumbent reelected; another defeated

The smile on Richard Nathan’s face told it all.  More...

 

People/Social

Leg. Barraga honors Jay Lippert for 34 years of service as Chief Ranger

S.C. Leg. More...

Treasurer Carpenter recognized West Islip High School student Lori Interlicchio

Lori Interlicchio attended Girl’s State sponsored by the American Legion West Islip Post No. 1738. It is a summer program for high school students between their junior and senior years. More...

Lindenhurst Middle School students raise money for earthquake victims in Japan

Student members of The Lindenhurst Middle School Student Council and The Peer Tutor Club held several fundraisers recently to raise money for the earthquake victims in Japan. More...

Obituaries

Millard R. Warren, longtime Babylon Village resident, U.S. Army Air Corps First Lieutenant

Millard Warren, a longtime and well-loved resident of Babylon Village, died on May 10, 2011, at the age of 90. Mr. Warren was raised in Amityville and attended local schools. During World War II, he enlisted and served in the U.S. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Editorial: Take time from the BBQ to remember the price of freedom

This Memorial Day, there are numerous parades and events to commemorate a day set aside to honor those who lost their lives in the service of our country. More...

Republicans need to get serious about tax subsidies that bring pain at the pump

After Senate Republicans used the filibuster last week to protect $21 billion in tax subsidies for the five most profitable oil companies, I called on Senate Republicans to get serious about cutting the deficit, and end these tax subsidies.  More...













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