June 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

WB School Board votes to allow three students to attend prom

The trio had been barred from event following "prank attack"

In a split decision, the West Babylon School Board reinstated three high school seniors last week, permitting them to attend their prom. More...

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Babylon Village Girl Scout Troop 75 recently earned their Bronze Award. This award is presented to Girl Scouts who have documented community service and commitment to helping others. More...

Babylon Town approves enhanced Green Homes regulations

Babylon Town approved a new and enhanced building construction code this week mandating that new single family homes built in the town achieve a minimum energy conservation performance, and that testing by independent certified professional raters en More...

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Schools/Sports

Lindenhurst Middle School 8th grade Volleyball team goes undefeated

The Lindenhurst Middle School eighth grade girls volleyball team, under the leadership of Andrea Curran, had an undefeated season. “Mrs. More...

West Islip announces recent college signings

Several recently-announced college bound athletes who will be playing Division I or II athletics next year posed with West Islip High School principal Dr. More...

West Babylon baseball team undefeated

The West Babylon Junior High School Baseball Team went undefeated for the 2011 season with a 9-0 record. More...

Library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Independence Day Centerpiece: June 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Create a red, white & blue centerpiece, $5 fee.  More...

Obituaries

Rita Ripp, homemaker, devoted parishioner of St. Joseph’s Church, Babylon

Longtime North Babylon resident and mother Rita Marie Ripp died June 6, 2011. She was 94.  She had lived in Ridgewood, Queens before moving to Eastwood Drive North Babylon, where she was a devotedhomemaker, according to her family. More...

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Senior prank wasn’t funny; it was dangerous

The deed has been done. The punishment meted out and the West Babylon School Board has made its decision. More...

Flying in the face of government’s ability to get something done

There’s a large, dirty blue tarp flying from a tree in the northbound lane of Route 213, just past the entrance ramp from John Street, Babylon/West Islip. It has been hanging there for months.  More...

WISD signs with new Internet provider

School to get more services for less money

by Carolyn James The West Islip School District signed a contract this week with a new internet provider, doubling the district’s service and saving money for those services at the same time. More...

Girls lacrosse camp at WBHS next month

TOP ATHLETE SHANNON SMITH TO COACH

Posted Mon., June 27- Shannon Smith, a NCAA women’s lacrosse champion and West Babylon High School graduate will be teaching at a girls’ lacrosse clinic this summer for local athletes, the Long Island Top Gun lacrosse camp. More...

Babylon teacher named Promising New Professional

Babylon School District teacher Jenna Cucci is the recipient of the Promising New Professional Award from the Long Island Family and Consumer Science (LIFACS) Professionals. More...

LSD educator named Teacher of the Year

Lindenhurst teacher Caroline Naluai has been presented with the Teacher of the Year Award by Long Island Family and Consumer Science (LIFACS) Professionals. Ms. More...

Crimes Stoppers increases reward for information leading to arrest in case of remains along Ocean Parkway

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers today announced the reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the homicides discovered along Ocean Parkway has increased to up to $25,000, making it the largest reward offered More...

 

People/Social

Local Resident Justin T. Cellura Graduates from National Guard Training

New York Air National Guard Col. Thomas J. Owens II, commander of the 106th Rescue Wing, announces the recent completion of training for members of the New York Air National Guard here at F.S. Gabreski Airport.  Staff Sgt. Justin T. More...

Legislator D’Amaro welcomes mobile veterans van to Babylon Senior Center

Suffolk Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D-North Babylon), a member of the Legislature’s Veterans and Seniors Committee, was recently on-hand to welcome the Northport Veteran Administration (VA) Medical Center’s Mobile Health Unit to the Spa More...

Daisy Troop 1134 from North Babylon participates in Global Youth Service Day

On Thurs., April 21, Daisy Troop 1134 from North Babylon participated in Global Youth Service Day by donating spring baskets to hospitalized children at Good Samaritan Hospital.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

People aren’t born with pedigree papers. Perhaps they should be. More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

FRIDAY, June 24 •Farmer’s Market - every Friday from 2 to 7 p.m. at 9-11 Memorial Park, Route 110, south of railroad in Amityville. Sponsored by the Bay Village Civic Association. For info., email: bayvillagecivic@aol.com. More...

Epilepsy Foundation volunteers needed to perform puppet shows in elementary schools

The Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island, dedicated to providing education, counseling and residential care to the estimated 30,000 Long Islanders with epilepsy and related conditions, is looking for volunteers in Suffolk County who have a few hours a More...

West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition Clam Shucking Contest to be held August 9

West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition for Long Island presents its 17th annual “Clam Shucking Contest”. The event will take place on Aug. 9, at the Surf ’s Out Restaurant, Kismet, Fire Island from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  More...

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: SUFFOLK COUNTY Wells Fargo Bank, NA as Trustee Pooling and Servicing Agreement dated as of October 1, 2006 Securitized Asset Back Receivables LLC Trust 2006- WM2 Mortgage Pass- Through Certificates, Series 2006-WM2; Plai More...













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