July 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindy students reallY clean up

Lindenhurst youngsters recently participated in activities for Global Youth Service Day, which was sponsored by New York State Assemblyman Bob Sweeney and Town Supervisor Steve Bellone.  Shown with Assemblyman Sweeney and Group Leader Julie Cicc More...

Laundromat plan spins concern in West Islip

A 24-hour laundromat, opening at 460 Union Blvd., West Islip, has raised a flurry of concern from residents and members of the West Islip Association (WIA), a civic group working to promote the area.  More...

Article

The Village of Babylon will hold its Summer  Concert Program at the Argyle Park Gazebo, Montauk  Highway, Babylon, Friday evenings at 8 p.m. More...

Babylon Mailman Ray Joseph retires

New York State Sen. Owen H. Johnson congratulated mailman Ray Joseph of Babylon Village on his retirement after 38 years with the U.S. Postal Service.  More...

Leg. Gregory collecting school supplies for homeless children in Suffolk County

S. C. Leg. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Hot Laps

by Mike Perricone  Two months into the season, as June turns to July, many local South Shore drivers are making a run for division titles during the 2011 Riverhead Raceway season.  More...

Two Babylon JSHS athletes selected to play in National Lacrosse Classic

Devyn Antolini, daughter of Greg and Keri Antolini, a sophomore who plays attack for the Varsity Girl’s Lacrosse team at Babylon Junior/Senior High School, was named as a 2011 High School Underclassmen All-American and was been selected to repr More...

Library

Library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Yogalates: Wednesdays, July 20, 27, August 3,10,17, 10-11 a.m. Non-refundable fee of $20 is due at registration which is underway.  More...

Obituaries

John Chionchio, Lindenhurst electrician, Vietnam veteran

Lindenhurst resident John Chionchio, who spent as much time as he could with his family enjoying all Babylon had to offer, died suddenly June 28, 2011. More...

Opinion

Islip Town should evaluate West Islip site now

Along Union Boulevard in West Islip, a 24-hour Laundromat is opening, a plan that has some West Islip residents concerned.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Town’s plan for multi-family housing meets the needs of today’s residents

Dear Editor:   More...

Farmers' Market brings Long Island's best to our area

AMITYVILLE MARKET OPEN FRIDAYS

The best of Long Island’s home grown fruits, vegetables and other fresh products come to Amityville Village every Friday between 2 and 7 p.m. More...

Town defends lawsuit to protect Green Homes program

New FHA guidelines threaten Babylon's program and similar energy-saving programs across the country

Attorneys for the Town of Babylon have filed papers objecting to a request for dismissal of a lawsuit the Town brought against the Federal Housing Agency that had changed mortgage underwriting guidelines. More...

WISD signs with new Internet provider

'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...

NB schools get $1,000 safe driving grant

North Babylon High School was a recent recipient of a $1000 Safe Teen Drive LI grant given by the Allstate Foundation. The school will use this grant to fund activism work that encourages responsible and smart driving by their students.  More...

Deer Park man shot and killed outside of West Babylon home

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives have identified the victim of a fatal shooting that occurred in front of 197 Fulton St., West Babylon 9:34 p.m. last night. He is Teshon Garrett, 23, of 32 Scott Ave., Deer Park.  More...

Schedule Change for Wounded Warriors

IMPORTANT: The schedule for the Wounded Warriors has been pushed up. They will be leaving Babylon Town Hall by 9:30 a.m., not 10 a.m. Fri., July 22. Groups organizing to greet them along the route should note the new time.   More...

West Babylon Lions holds Installation dinner

On June 22, the West Babylon Lions held their Annual Installation of Officers and Award Night at the Villa Monaco Restaurant in West Islip.  At this meeting, the club honors club members that have provided extra ordinary effort to those in need More...

 

People/Social

Bay Shore’s Oross and Schmidt honored

Rookie Bay Shore freshmen Jill Oross and Corinne Schmidt both earned starting spots on soccer the varsity team playing 95 percent of the time. They were an integral part of an improved defense. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Is an 88 year old widow too old to adopt a cat? Before you answer, doesn’t it depend on the 88 year old? After all, age is only a number, whereas ageism can be a road block to the happiness of both a lonely senior citizen and a needy pet.  More...

PETS FOR ADOPTION

More pets: “Cindy”- black Shepherd mix; “Maverick”- yellow Lab; “Mona Lisa” with perpetual smile; “Puddles” tabby in C-4; “Dubet”- tortie in C-2.   More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, July 15 More...

Blood Drive to be held at Unqua Yacht Club on July 18

On Mon., July 18, the New York Blood Center will host a blood drive in Amityville The scholarship blood drive, which is being organized by Amityville resident and Chaminade High School student Matt Parker, will take place from 3 to 9 p.m. More...

Grace Community Church Lobster Fest trip September 10

Grace Community Church Pastor’s Aide Ministry is holding a bus trip, Sat., Sept. 10 to the Nordic Lodge, Charlestown, Rhode Island for Christian fellowship and taking part in the Lobster Fest including a special buffet as well as shopping. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the County Legislature of the County of Suffolk New York will meet at the County Center in the meeting room of the County Legislature in Hauppauge, New York, in said County, on August 2, 2011 at More...













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