October 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Town Proposes Veterans Protection Bill

Impending deployment of Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon prompts move
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COMING UP...

•Chinese Auction: Temple Sinai of Massapequa and Amityville, Sun., Oct. 9, 270 Clocks Blvd., Massapequa. $5. Doors open 6 p.m. For info., call 631-957-2953. •Amity Artists Gala: Sun., Oct. More...

Babylon Village settles with CSEA employees

Babylon Village officials approved a four-year pact with CSEA employees this week, ending a long, drawn-out contract dispute that goes back to 2006. Under the new deal the employees will get annual one-time increases based on seniority. More...

DPFD volunteer Mary Beth Grubert honored

Mary Beth Grubert, EMT-CC for the Deer Park Fire District, was recently given an award for Outstanding Service in the Deer Park community.  Her work in the community included working on an innovative Senior Outreach Program proposed and supporte More...

Bellone, Carpenter talk taxes in SC Exec's race

Josephine Rago of Copiague is selling her home. She has lived there for almost 50 years but said she can’t afford to pay the taxes any longer. More...

Lindenhurst Village ready to construct community building

The Village of Lindenhurst is planning to build a small, one -room office with two public restrooms at the intersection of Wellwood and Johnson Avenues, where there had been a gazebo. More...

Election watch: Could Bellone's popularity work against him? Town GOP candidates hold meet and greet; taxes on tap

When then New York City Mayor Ed Koch ran for Governor in New York in 1982, he lost the Democrat to Mario Cuomo, then the lieutenant governor. More...

Special Sections

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...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, October 7  More...

Farmingdale State College annual Long Island Volunteer Fair Oct. 20

On Thurs., Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Farmingdale State College will host the fifth annual Long Island Volunteer Fair in Roosevelt Hall. More...

O.L.A. K of C Knight at the Races Oct. 23

O.L.A. Knights of Columbus Council #9267 will hold Knight at the Races, Sun., Oct. 23. The doors open 3 p.m. and the first race is at 3:30 p.m. The event will be held in the OLA lower church hall, 1 Molloy St., Copiague. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Editorial:

Long Island’s finest season

Is there any time more beautiful on Long Island than October when the fresh air clings to you like a perfume and the leaves begin to put on their blazing coat of many colors? What could be better?  More...

The blissful experience of a morning sail

by Steve Roppolo  The ocean swells were undulating gracefully like a crafty old belly dancer beckoning with each roll. Above, the gulls call out as they play with the breeze. More...

Local athlete helps bring in a victory for St. John the Baptist Cougars

Posted Tues., Oct. 11- Mathieu Macombe of Amityville, carried the ball 18 times for 141 yards for a win for St. John The Baptist for a victory over Christ The King, 37-34. The game was played Oct. 8. Photo by Raymond J. Nelson More...

Getaway driver in hold ups sentenced

West Babylon man gets 5 years in prison

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Lawmakers: Levy budget would put County in red

The Suffolk County Legislature, based on a preliminary review by the Legislature’s Budget Review Office, has found County Executive Steve Levy’s proposed 2012 budget out of balance by more than $120 million, with revenue shortfalls of alm More...

KISSING COUSINS:

These two met at the Pet Expo held in Copiague late last month and it was an instant attraction. For more photos of the event, see inside. More...

Johnson recognized on 25th anniversary of beach cleanup

NYS Sen. Owen H. Johnson was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation marking the 25th Anniversary of Beach Cleanup on September 17, at Robert Moses State Park. More...

Panthers fall to Knights

The Glenn Knights remained undefeated as they won their clash against the rival Babylon Panthers, 21-7 at Elwood last Saturday afternoon. More...

Truck crashes through building in Babylon

A two-car accident injured one person and sent one vehicle into a building on East Main Street. Babylon at approximately 10:30 a.m., on Tues. Sept. 27.  More...

 

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Part 1-Pia the Pointer: I am partial to Pointers- partly because I’ve been trailing the 1887 Babylon grave of Sensation, Westminster Kennel Club’s trademark Pointer; partly because the historian of the American Pointer Club is a wonderful More...

Hot Laps

As the 2011 Riverhead Raceway season wound down on September 17, the word that was on m mind was “streaks.”  With two division titles already decided (Justin Bonsignore -Modifieds and Chris Young, Jr. More...

Babylon News & Muse

Pilot Club, Conklin House, Country Fair news and more...

•It was a cool and cloudy afternoon, but there was a great deal of warmth inside the Conklin House, all directed toward one man. John Fitts, the winner of the 2011 Nathaniel Conklin Award for Community Service. Is the name unfamiliar? More...

Obituaries

Ray Fliller, Bay Shore resident and family patriarch

Longtime Bay Shore resident and family patriarch, Raymond “Ray” P. Fliller, Jr., passed away on Sept. 11, 2011 at the age of 66. He loved John Wayne, watching classic movies and cooking.  More...

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