September 29, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Condo developer asking BabylonVillage to modify existing building proposal

The developer of a new housing complex, Village Park on Park and Carll avenues, is asking the Babylon Village Board to consider “drastic” changes to the plan, including the possibility of building and renting some of the units instead of More...

Up, up and away!

Babylon Elementary School students had a wonderful surprise when Liberty Balloon Company pilot Carroll Teitsworth and one of his hot-air balloons paid a visit to their school during their first assembly of the new school year.   More...

Number of unemployed on LI continues to increase

Unemployment rates in Suffolk County for June, the latest reported by the Suffolk County Department of Labor, showed that the number of unemployed rose slightly over the previous month from 6.9 to 7.3 percent. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Stop the threat before it happens” is the motto of the Amtrak Police. The nose knows. But no nose knows like that of a highly trained dog. More...

Hot Laps

After the September 10 show, with two weeks to go in the 2011 Riverhead Raceway season, three division titles have been decided, while others are still too close to call.  More...

Library

At The Library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Mah Jong Instructions: Fri., Oct. 7, 14, 10-12 noon. Registration is underway.  More...

Obituaries

Former Lindenhurst resident, Gladys Schrader

Former longtime Lindenhurst resident, and parishioner of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Amityville Gladys Schrader died Aug. 17, 2011 at the Visiting Nurse Association Hospice House in Vero Beach, Florida. She was 87.  More...

Pasquale “Patsy” Valenza, Babylon Village U.S. Postal worker

Longtime Babylon Postman and former North Babylon resident Pasquale “Patsy” Valenza died Sept. 12, 2011 from complications of heart disease. His family was by his side in Sayville. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Islip will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 04, 2011 at the Town Hall, 655 Main Street, Islip, NY on the following applications at the times listed or as so More...

OLL students in West Islip take writing workshops

Posted Tues., Oct. 4- More...

Coming up...

•Lindenhurst Oktoberfest, tonight, until 9 p.m., Sat., and Sun., 2 to 5 p.m. Midway is west of North Wellwood Avenue at West Hoffman Avenue and School Street. Saturday afternoon from noon until 9 p.m. is Kids Day and all rides are $2. More...

New school year, new faces in Babylon

Wednesday, September 7, was a day of new beginnings for students and staff of the Babylon School District when 1,741 students burst through the doors of the schools and new Babylon High School principal Al Cirone and new Babylon Memorial Grade School More...

Babylon girls are Gold Champions

Babylon Little League District 34 Minors Division are this year’s Gold Champions: Shown top, left to right are: Kate Going, Molly Cummings, Allie Stanya; middle row: Kathryn Rigelhaupt, Mikayla More...

Woman seriously injured in Lindy MVA; police seek public's help

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a Lindenhurst woman Thurs., Sept. 15.  More...

 

Schools/Sports

West Babylon Alumni Foundation 2011 Hall of Fame Inductees

Hall of Fame Dinner Saturday, October 29th Stuart Thomas Manor, Farmingdale 6 to 10 p.m.

William G. Hawkins is a 1987 graduate of West Babylon High School. He received his MD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed a surgical research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Dr.  More...

Drawing on creativity, North Babylon students win money for their school

Putting their painters caps on, students at North Babylon’s Woods Road Elementary School won first prize – and $5,000 for their school – in the Walk 97.5 “My Hometown Contest.”  More...

Babylon students take the healthy snack challenge and taste victory

Who said delicious food can’t be nutritious too?  More...

Events & Bulletin

Town of Islip Apple Festival vendors needed

The Town of Islip Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs is still looking for craft vendors to participate in the annual Apple Festival taking place on Sat. Oct. 15th. In the event of rain, the event will be held on Sun. Oct. 16.  More...

Music Socials boat ride party Oct. 2 from Captree Marina

The group musicsocials@yahoo.com is planning a boat ride party, Sun., Oct. 2, 5 to 8 p.m. from Captree Marina. The group for age 35 and up who are non-rock musicians, brass, reed, string, keyboard or dancers of ballroom or country.   More...

Dominican Village Flashing Lights Extravaganza Sept. 30

The Flashing Lights Extravaganza, starring Latice Crawford and Jeff Spain, as seen on BET's Sunday’s Best will perform Fri., Sept. 30 in the Helen Butler O.P. Hall, Dominican Village, 565 Albany Ave., Amityville. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Some thoughts about the news this week…

•Suffolk Police are scrambling to put a reasonable spin on a decision not to pull weapons from the home of accused killer David S. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Tax Foundation statistics don’t tell the true story

Dear Editor:  More...













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