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Deer Park student to compete in regional spelling bee March 18

The Deer Park Robert Frost Middle School held its first annual spelling bee as part of the Howard Scripps National Spelling Bee. Preliminary rounds began with a written quiz that was administered during all English classes. More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon School District offers full-day kindergarten program registration on March 14 and 22

The Babylon School District offers a full-day kindergarten program for students residing within district lines. In order to enroll in the program for September 2012, children must be five years old on or before Dec. More...

Babylon Board of Education recognizes the best and the brightest

At the Babylon School District’s monthly Board of Education meeting on Dec. 12, select students in the district were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments. Interim Superintendent Dr. More...

Amityville Woman’s Club holds annual holiday meeting

The Amityville Woman’s Club held its annual Christmas luncheon Dec. 13 at The Riviera in Massapequa. Diane Schlott, first vice president, was the hostess. President Barbara Lozier welcomed over 150 ladies. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Résumé Writing Workshop: Mon., Feb. 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn effective résumé strategies. Registration underway.  More...

Obituaries

William P. Grover, lifelong Bay Shore resident, worked for Long Island Ducks

William P. Grover, a resident of Bay Shore, died suddenly of a heart attack Dec. 30, 2011. He was 60 years old.  Mr. Grover was raised in Bay Shore and attended St. Patrick’s Elementary School. More...

Doris Bader, former West Islip resident, member of Babylon Business and Professional Women’s Association

Doris Bader, of Lake Ronkonkoma and formerly of West Islip, died Sun., Jan. 1, 2012 at the age of 91.  Ms. Bader was the daughter of the late Robert and Mabel Bader. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Just two of our observations

•Is it any wonder the American voting public becomes apathetic? The nonsense during these Republican primaries is a sure fire way of getting us all to yawn, roll over and skip the elections all together.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

American voters need to wake up and learn the lessons of history

Dear Editor:  As a nation, we are in a lot of trouble. Ask yourself if you think government officials should lie to you. The answer is NO. Unfortunately they are lying to us and have been for a very long time! More...

Babylon High School putting together plans for Peter Figoski Memorial Softball Game

Scholarship to be named for NYPD officer and local resident killed in line of duty

Babylon Junior-Senior High School is putting together arrangements to host a night softball game in memory of New York City Police Officer and West Babylon resident Peter Figoski, and to establish a scholarship in his name. More...

Lindenhurst Vamps battle car fire

On Thurs., Jan. 26, the Lindenhurst Fire Department was called to the Lukoil Gas Station at Montauk Highway and South Wellwood Avenue, Lindenhurst at 10:20 a.m. for a reported car fire. More...

NYS Sen. Owen Johnson: "I'm running again!"

Casting aside rumors, New York Sen. Owen H. Johnson announced that he is running for reelection in 2012.  More...

 

People/Social

Islip Town Council honors lifesaving MacArthur Airport Fire Rescue Crew

Islip Town Supv. Phil Nolan and the Islip Town Council honored those members of the MacArthur Airport Fire Rescue Crew who brought a man back to life after he had no detectable pulse for an extended period of time.   More...

Treasurer Carpenter recognized 20th anniversary of Great South Bay YMCA

The YMCA located in Bay Shore, provides programs that strengthen families, aid in the healthy development of children, encourage positive individual behavior and contribute to a healthier, safer community.  More...

Gingerbread Houses shine at Lindenhurst MS

More than 100 Lindenhurst Middle School students and staff decorated houses in the Gingerbread House Holiday Workshop, sponsored by the Family and Consumer Science Department and Gingerbread University. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

It’s time for an episode of “Dogdom’s Queen for a Day.” Our applause meter will determine which pooch’s hard luck story conjures the most sympathy.  More...

Events & Bulletin

Treasurer Carpenter reminds taxpayers about STAR deadline

S.C. Treasurer Angie Carpenter advises residents that New York State’s School Tax Relief (STAR) program exemption applications are due to your local tax assessor by March 1 each year. More...

Lindenhurst Preschool Center offers evaluations

Lindenhurst Public Schools operates a Preschool Evaluation Center to conduct on-site evaluations for children turning age two and one half through five at no cost to parents. More...

Islip Fire Dept. fundraiser dinner Feb. 3

The Islip Fire Department Engine Co #2 will hold a wild game fundraising dinner, Fri., Feb. 3, 7 p.m. at the Islip Firehouse, 28 Monell Ave., Islip. The cost of $40 per person covers a three-course meal, raffles and unlimited beer, wine and soda. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY THE TOWN OF BABYLON ACCESSORY APARTMENT REVIEW BOARD Pursuant to provisions of Local Law # 9 of the Babylon Town Code, notice is hereby given that the Town of Babylon Accessory Apartment Review Board will hold a Public Hea More...













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