July 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst School board swears in newly elected members

While most students are just beginning their summer vacations, the business of the new school year actually began on July 5 when the organization meeting for 2011-12 was held.  More...

BHS grads Logan and Korkidis named BP scholars

Sean G. Logan and Ashley M. Korkidis of Babylon High School were named a BP Community Scholarship recipients. Logan attended reception with other BP winners at the New York Botanical Garden June 28. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Meet our Scholars and graduates

•Monica Palmiotto and Matthew Griffo, both of Babylon graduated Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania with bachelor’s degrees in management.  More...

Bay Shore High School student recipient of Customer Computer Specialists Right Start Scholarship

Julie Aromi, a Bay Shore High School senior, is among the 15 high school seniors from throughout the Northeast to be been named recipients of the 2011 Custom Computer Specialists Right Start Scholarship.  More...

Bay Shore High School student has the “write” stuff

Bay Shore High School junior, Matthew Cohen placed second in the Celebration of Suburban Diversity 2010 student essay contest sponsored by Hofstra University’s National Center for Suburban Studies and Eastern Suffolk BOCES.   More...

Library

Library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Zumba: Mondays, July 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 7-8 p.m. Work-out to a Latin Beat. Nonrefundable fee of $20 due at registration which is underway. (Adults over 18)  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 22 More...

Annual Long Island Feis competition

The Long Island Feis competitions, sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Divisions 8 and 9, will hold the forty third annual Long Island Feis, Sun., Aug. More...

Free elder law seminar

The law firm of Futterman & Lanza, LLP will present a free two-hour seminar which addresses the topics of elder law estate planning. Medicaid Planning and Asset Protection will take place Tues., Aug 16 at 400 West Main St., Suite 125 in Babylon. 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...

Babylon Town welcomes its Wounded Warriors

Babylon Town welcomed the Wounded Warrior Project in its annual Soldier Ride. The event raises money—and public support­—for America's combat-wounded servicemen and women. More...

West Babyon School Board approves raise for one administrator

Board divided on question as vote passes 5-3

At a special meeting of the West Babylon School Board held last night, the board voted 5-3 to give its Director of Human Resources, Yiendhy Farrelly a $8,905 raise and an additional one-time 12-week family medical leave package totaling $34,500. More...

Lindy senior commended

Lindenhurst High School Senior Ryan Rosado was awarded the Suffolk County Community Service Award by S.C. Leg. Wayne R. Horsley for her outstanding commitment to her community and her school.  More...

Skills Unlimited offers training

Skills Unlimited, located in Oakdale, has been providing vocational training for over 50 years. One of the training programs offered is in maintenance and janitorial services. More...

James Street Players summer show, Pippin July 29, 30, and 31

The James Street Players will present its summer show, Pippin, Bob Fosse’s romp into the Holy Roman Empire. The production is directed by Chris Rosselli. Show dates are July 29, 8 p.m.; July 30, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and July 31, 3 p.m. More...

 

People/Social

Wyandanch HS science teacher honored as Teacher of the Year

Even when Desiree Pressley’s students graduate from Wyandanch Memorial High School, they haven’t seen the last of their biology and chemistry teacher. More...

North Babylon HS awarded grant by Cablevision’s Power to Learn for student health

Cablevision’s Power to Learn, as part of its new pilot program with the popular online charity DonorsChoose.org, today presented students at North Babylon High School with a $2,500 grant for a district-wide student athlete health and fitness pr More...

Good Samaritan Nursing Home hosts annual Chinese auction

On Wed. June 29, Good Samaritan Nursing Home hosted its second annual Chinese auction. This year the auction was held at the West Sayville Fire Department, 80 Main St., West Sayville. Doors opened at 6 p.m. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Humans may be the masters of their own destiny but domestic animals - especially pets - are completely dependent on us. They are at the mercy of fate. One littermate may get a wonderful home while a sibling wallows in neglect. More...

PETS FOR ADOPTION

Shown above, “Lola” - Beagle More...

Obituaries

Josephine Rinaldo Smith, music lover, teacher and one of Babylon’s 100 Most Influential People

Shortly before her death, Josephine Rinaldo is longtime neighbor and friend Maggie Shaw visited her at Consolation Home in West Islip. The two were active in the Babylon Chorale and someone asked them if they sang.  More...

Opinion

Editorial: FHA regulations pull plug on important energy-saving programs

The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has established regulations that make it virtually impossible for communities like Babylon to operate their unique and innovative energy-saving programs. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

West Babylon shouldn’t bear full burden of housing issues in Babyon Town

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