January 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Former Army Reserve Center to become housing and service center for veterans

The site of the North Amityville Armed Forces Reserve Center will continue to have a military presence in the community, this time as an affordable housing and supportive services apartment complex. More...

Lindenhurst School Board approves budget policy; other changes

The Lindenhurst Board of Education held a first reading for four proposed policy changes at its Jan. 4 board meeting. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Deer Park High School takes on St. John the Baptist High School in first round of The Challenge

The Challenge is back and celebrating its 15th anniversary of showcasing the best and brightest high school students from the tri-state area. More...

West Babylon School District Kindergarten registration Feb. 6 through 10

Kindergarten registration will take place in the West Babylon School District from Feb. 6 through Feb. 10 at 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. More...

West Babylon transportion request forms due for 2012 to 2013 private or parochial schools

All West Babylon students attending private or parochial schools and or child care services (which must be state approved and in the West Babylon School District zone only) for the 2012 to 2013 school year, must submit a transportation request form t More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624 •Finding your Perfect Style: Mon., Jan. 30, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Pick the right clothes to fit your figure and personality. Registration underway. More...

Events & Bulletin

Good Shepherd Hospice bereavement group meeting to be held

Good Shepherd Hospice will hold bereavement group meetings at Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center, 111 Beach Dr., West Islip for eight weeks on Mondays, beginning April 16, 2:30 to 4 p.m.  More...

American Legion Auxiliary Supermarket Bingo Feb. 5

Suffolk County American Legion Auxiliary is hosting a Supermarket Bingo, Sun., Feb. 5, 3 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post #94, 22 Grove Pl., Babylon. The cost is $7 per person. Extra cards will be available. More...

Ancient Order of Hibernians fundraiser Feb. 10

The Ancient Order of Hibernians Division #2 will hold a fundraiser for local parish outreach programs, Fri., Feb., 10, 8 p.m. to midnight at the A.O.H. Hall, 26 Locust Ave., Babylon. Music will be performed by Tommy Polito and Sweetwater.  More...

Opinion

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GUEST EDITORIAL

Cuomo ignoring housing market

The foreclosure prevention advocacy community is shocked and dismayed that, after repeatedly and publicly acknowledging the devastating impact of foreclosures, the governor proposed an Executive Budget that eliminates all funding for the Foreclosure More...

God can only help those who listen to his message of love and tolerance

Dear Editor:  It was discouraging to read the letter by Mr. Kotz (Jan. More...

Police seel public's help in shooting incident

Posted Mon., Jan. 30- Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a subject who shot a victim in the leg outside a West Babylon bar early Sunday morning. Police gave this account: More...

After much debate, West Islip School Board votes to close Kirdahy and Westbrook schools

The West Islip School Board voted to close two of its elementary schools last night after a study to determine how best to meet its budgetary and declining enrollment problems. Those schools are the Paul E. More...

Babylon students have holiday spirit

Babylon Memorial Grade School students have been in a “giving” mood this holiday season.  More...

Interscholastic policy at FSD topic of board discussion—again

Once again, the Farmingdale Board of Education heard concerns about the district’s interscholastic athletic policy. At its Jan. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Village Fire Chief and Department recognized in Babylon Town Parade

Babylon Village Fire Chief Anthony M. Cardali and the Babylon Village Fire Department took home three outstanding accomplishments at the Town of Babylon Fire Departments Parade in 2011. More...

Minervini family of West Islip celebrates New Year’s with baby Matthew Jacob

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center’s first baby delivered in 2012 was born Jan 1, 1:53 a.m. Debra and Lenny Minervini of West Islip welcomed their second child, Matthew Jacob, who weighed in at six pounds, four ounces. More...

Corinne Giuliani, named director of social services at Our Lady of Consolation, West Islip

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center, West Islip, announced the appointment of Corinne Giuliani, LMSW, as the director of social services.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) is “just around the corner.” Interpret that statement two ways: The 136th annual WKC dog show will take place soon, on February 13-14 at Madison Square Garden, and Westminster had a grand clubhouse and kennel More...

Babylon News & Muse

Well, winter has finally arrived. The snow and ice that began last Friday and spent the weekend was an unwelcome visitor. We all knew winter had to come, but a soft, pretty couple of inches of snow is what most of us would have preferred. More...

Obituaries

Charles Sheridan, Amityville H.S. graduate, Suffolk County Police Department Inspector

Charles Sheridan, formerly of Nassau Shores, Massapequa, died Jan. 1, 2012 at the age of 82.  More...

Memorial Service . . .

Horn, Margherita later known as Hara Marshi, 79, passed away on December 27, 2011 with her family by her side in Tavares, Fl.  She was a long-time Babylon Village resident and former Village Registrar in the Village Clerk’s Office  More...

Peter Becker, former Babylon Village resident, WWII veteran

Mr. Becker was born in Brooklyn and resided there until relocating with his family to Babylon Village where he spent the remainder of his life. Through the years, many families and local businesses employed him.  More...

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Public Notices -

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PUBLIC NOTICE VILLAGE OF BABYLON, NEW YORK PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on December 13, 2011, the Board of Trustees of the Village of Babylon, in the County of Suffolk, New York, adopted a bond resolution : The resolution, a summary of which is published More...













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