November 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

West Babylon students recognized as AP Scholars

The College Board’s Advanced Placement program has provided West Babylon High School students with the opportunity to take college-level courses and earn college credits based on their performance on AP exams. More...

WISD looks to close buildings to help resolve financial crunch

The West Islip School District held a public meeting to outline the proposals drawn up by the district’s Study Group, which was charged with coming up with ideas to help the district meet its budget crisis and declining enrollment.  More...

West Islip athletes sign letters of intent

An amazing number of twelve West Islip senior student-athletes recently signed letters of intent to play at Division 1 or 2 colleges. More...

Who will be Bellone's temporary replacement until November, 2012?

Newly reelected S.C. Leg. Wayne Horsley (D- 14th) was all smiles on election night. He won reelection with 68 percent of the vote and Democratic Town Supervisor Steve Bellone had just declared victory as Suffolk’s new County Executive.  More...

Hundreds gather on LI Spiritual Festival to honor a message of peace

On Sun., Sept. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Editor’s Note: This week’s “Pets” was first published on 10/7/10 and is nominated in the newspaper article –health & general care category in the 2011 Cat Writers’ Association Communication Contest as is the 3/ More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. •  669-1624  More...

Events & Bulletin

American Assoc. of University Women meeting Nov. 21

American Association of University Women (AAUW), Islip Area Branch will meet on Mon., Nov. 21, 7 p.m.at the Bay Shore Public Library, One South Country Rd., Brightwaters. Dr. More...

Ovations Nutcracker Suite Dec. 8, 10, 11

Ovations Dance Repertory Company will present its 12th anniversary production of The Nutcracker Suite set to Tchaikovsky’s famous score. More...

Historical society building celebrates its 100th birthday

Gustave Fishel amused and regaled the crowd attending the Babylon Historical and Preservation Society’s Centennial celebration on October 23, with stories of his great aunts, Lillian H. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK ACTION TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE INDEX NO.: 13980/11 HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR WELLS FARGO ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION, MORTGAGE PASS-TH More...

NC Police Officer injured in accident in Farmingdale

Police seeking driver who fled the scene

Posted Tues., Nov. 22- More...

Bellone elected next Suffolk County Executive

Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone declared victory in the race for Suffolk County Executive to an adoring crowd at the IBEW building in Hauppauge. As he got to the podium they chanted: “Steve, Steve, Steve.”  More...

Babylon Village Court audited

An audit of the books and records of the Babylon Village Justice Court showed that the court is in compliance with its fiscal responsibilities, according to the Village’s internal accountants, Skinnon and Faber of Islandia.  More...

Firecracker incident topic at NB board meeting

Someone set off a firecracker outside the auditorium of the North Babylon High School Fri., Oct. More...

Babylon Football: Glenn beats Babylon 42-7 in division semi-final

The Glenn Knights walloped the Babylon Panthers 42-7 last Saturday at Elwood to advance in the Suffolk Division IV semifinals. The loss eliminated Babylon from further post season consideration.  More...

Election Results, 2011

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Halloween "bomb" prank prompts Lindenhurst schools to go into emergency preparedness mode

Barely two weeks after a Lindenhurst teenager was arrested for making a bomb threat against Lindenhurst High School, another threat was made against the school. More...

Two injured in NB car crash

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident on Sunrise Highway near Falmouth Road, North Babylon just before 2 p.m., Oct. 28. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon officials attend Historical Society thank you luncheon

On Sun., Sept. 25, the Babylon Village Historical Society held its annual thank you luncheon for all the volunteers, quilters and board members. Mayor Ralph Scordino spoke of the many years of service Joy Torrey has given to the Village. S.C. Leg. More...

Local resident donates childrens book display unit to West Islip Library

The West Islip Public Library’s children’s room recently added a customcrafted book display unit through a donation by local resident Dr. Bernard Malberg. More...

Babylon Tax Receiver joins Wounded Warrior ride to the Beaches

Town of Babylon Receiver of Taxes Corinne DiSomma, joined together with Darren McVeety and Don McVeety in honoring our Wounded Warrior Soldiers. This was the Town of Babylon’s fourth annual ride. More...

Obituaries

Dana Jared Ewald, BHS graduate, owner of Fallen Acorn New Media Services in Babylon

Dana (Dane) Jared Ewald, a 1997 Babylon High School graduate died suddenly Oct. 8, 2011. More...

Opinion

All candidates deserve vote of support

The people have voted and the results are in. Those elected to office now have to put into action the promises and practices they outlined during their campaigns and hold with respect the mandate that the people have given them.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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It’s the power hungry, not the rich, that Americans should challenge

Dear Editor:  I grew up during hard times in the 1930s. I was born in 1931 the first of 16 children. More...













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