January 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

WISD to make final decision on which schools to close next week

Meeting scheduled for Thurs., Jan. 12th

By Jenai Hedels  After several months of review and discussion the West Islip School Superintendent Richard Simon recommended to the school board that it close two of the district’s six elementary schools and leave the current configurati More...

Deer Park School Board approves snow day schedule; board divided on issue

The Deer Park School Board voted to include two “free” snow days in the 2012-13 school year, which means that students and staff do not have to make them up; any additional days would have to be added to the school year calendar.  More...

Scout Pack 99 conducts successful food drive

Babylon Cub Scout Pack 99 sponsored the “Ask your Neighbor” Food Drive collecting 1,632 pounds of food, which was donated to the United Methodist Food Pantry in November.  In addition to the food donations, the scouts collected more More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon School District recognizes board members

The Babylon School District held a Board Recognition Night during its Board of Education meeting on Nov. 14. More...

Town honors Brentwood boys soccer

Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan and the Islip Town Council met with the Brentwood High School boys soccer team, who won the 2011 Suffolk County Class AA Championship.  More...

Library

At the Library

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Yoga-Lates: Wednesdays, Jan.11, 18, 25, Feb.1, 10-11 a.m. Combines yoga & pilates. A non-refundable fee of $20 due at registration. •Long Island Green Homes: Tues., Jan. 10, 7-8 p.m. More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: MONDAY, January 9 •Town of Babylon Planning Board meeting: 7 p.m. Babylon Town Hall, 200 E. Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst. For info., call 631- 957-3102. More...

BACCA Arts Center 4th Friday Concert Series - 2nd Anniversary Show

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BACCA) will hold its second anniversary show of its Fourth Friday Concert Series, Fri., Jan 27 at 149 North Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst. The doors open 7:30 p.m. and show time is 8 p.m. More...

Catholic Health Services of Long Island sponsors Spiritual Care Companion program

Catholic Health Services (CHS) of Long Island, one of the region’s largest integrated healthcare systems, is sponsoring a training program for volunteers who are interested in becoming a CHS Spiritual Care Companion. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Sound sensitive television commercials are on their way

We may have to wait another year for it, but relief from high-volume commercials on the TV is on its way. More...

President Obama’s Attack on the oil companies is hurting America

A widely recognized economic principle is that when you subsidize something, you get more of it, and when you tax it, you get less.  Unfortunately President Obama’s guiding economic principle is to impose more taxes on profitable companies More...

Breaking News - 1/9/2012 11:04 AM

Trucks damaged by fire at landscaping site

On Fri., Jan. 6, two trucks were destroyed and a third damaged in fire that was reported about 6:30 a.m. at Giannini Landscaping, Ocean Avenue, Copiague. More...

Lindenhurst Village to hold hearing on "Clip & Carry" law

Landscapers oppose measure; hearing Tuesday night

Posted, Thurs., Jan. 12, 2012: By Carolyn James More...

Town approves multi-family plan for Muncie Road

West Babylon residents living near site continue to be concerned

A proposal to build multiple rental housing on a 1.36 acre parcel at 49 Muncie Road, West Babylon, got the approval of the Babylon Town Board Dec. 21, under the continued protest of residents living in the area.  More...

Copiague man struck and seriously injured in Babylon Village New Year’s Eve

Babylon Village rescue and Suffolk County Police rushed to the scene of an accident late New Year’s Eve after a Copiague man was struck by a car and seriously injured.  More...

 

People/Social

Guild makes donation to Good Samaritan Hospital

The Guilds of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recenty presented $65,000 to the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation to support the hospital’s pediatric emergency department. More...

Steven Logan makes Dean’s List

Steven Logan, a 2009 graduate of Babylon High School, achieved Dean’s List status for the Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 semesters at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY where he is studying Nuclear Engineering. More...

Dance at Tanner Park Thursday, January 12th

Tanner Park Senior Center will host its Thursday night bi-weekly dance again on January 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

The New Year is a time to reflect. We continue to learn from our mistakes and successes. More...

PETS FOR ADOPTION

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Obituaries

Ralph Scordino, longtime resident, Babylon Village firefighter, dies; father of Mayor Ralph Scordino

Throughout his life, Ralph Scordino dedicated his time and energy to his country, his community and his family. More...

Nancy R. Sedlack of Amity Harbor

Nancy R. Sedlack, a resident of Amity Harbor, died Dec. 8, 2011 at her home. She was 75 years old.  She was born in Westhampton, Long Island to Wilson R. More...

Dr. David Annunziato, longtime pediatrician

by Carolyn James Almost 50 years ago, Dr. David Annunziato received a call from a local family. They were frantic. Their infant daughter was very ill. More...

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PROBATE CITATION File No. 567P2009/A TO: ISABELLE FIETZ SURROGATE'S COURT· SUFFOLK COUNTY CITATION THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, By the Grace of God Free and Independent FILED SURROGATE'S COURT SUFFOLKCOUNTY DEC.  More...













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