February 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Kirdahy kids collect items to make holiday baskets

Mr. McManus’s fourth-grade class at Kirdahy Elementary School in West Islip collected food donations and gift cards to prepare holiday baskets for families in West Islip. More...

Four people injured in three-car accident on Sunrise Highway

On Sun., Jan. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Babylon H.S. winter track team travels to New York City Armory

The Babylon High School winter track team traveled to the New York City Armory to compete in this year’s Spiked Shoe Classic. Ashley Lucas took first place and a gold medal in the girls’ 55 meter novice division in a time of 7.7 seconds. More...

Babylon Grade School Winter Concert a tremendous success

The Babylon Grade School third and fourthgrade chorus, string orchestra and cadet band performed in front of a packed house of over 200 proud parents, teachers and school administrators on Jan. 19 in Babylon High School’s Rowe Hall.  More...

Inaugural Belmont Stakes Blue Ribbon 5 Kilometer Run for Prostate Cancer June 3

The New York Racing Association, the Elmont Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Long Island Running Club and Integrated Medical Foundation are joining forces to stage the inaugural Belmont Stakes Blue Ribbon 5 Kilometer Run for Prostate Cancer. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Events & Bulletin

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, W. Babylon celebrates the Epiphany celebration at Argyle Lake

On Jan. 8 the St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church held its annual Epiphany celebration at the Argyle Boat Basin in Babylon Village, officiated by Reverend Father Nektarios Papazafiropoulos who blessed the waters. More...

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: MONDAY, February 13  •Babylon School Board regular meeting: 7:30 p.m. in the library at Babylon Jr./Sr. High School, 50 Railroad Ave., Babylon. More...

Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts presents two programs during the next week

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts will present two programs during the next week.  More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Hearing on new districts set

A hearing to gather comments and input from the public concerning the proposed changes to the New York State Senate and Assembly district maps will be held this week.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

The fight on the economic front is not over yet

Too many American’s didn’t get a raise this year, and I don’t think Members of Congress should either. That’s why I supported and helped pass legislation to freeze Congressional salaries for the fourth year in a row.  More...

Islip Town Board mulling question of outside seating for Farrell's Bar and Grill in West Islip

The Islip Town Zoning Board of Appeals is reviewing whether the outdoor seating and food service at Farrell’s Bar and Grill in West Islip is grandfathered in under the Town’s codes. More...

Mayor speaks at Rotary

On Jan. 4 Babylon Village Mayor Ralph Scordino visited the Babylon Rotary Club to discuss recent infrastructure improvements in the Village. More...

Lindenhurst schools outline budget challenges for 2012-13

Over the next few weeks the Lindenhurst Board of Education will be holding a series of budget workshops to update the public on the process and gain public support. More...

Car veers off road and hits fence in boatyard in Babylon

On Mon., Jan. 30, the driver of a Honda sedan crashed into a boatyard fence but was not injured in the single vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m., at Rte. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon Village Historical and Preservation Society Building 100th anniversary celebration

The Babylon Village Historical and Preservation Society Building had its 100th anniversary celebration on Oct. 23. More...

Sen. Owen Johnson honors 13-year-old amateur radio operator

NYS Sen. Owen H. Johnson honored 13-year-old amateur radio operator Jennifer Melfi with a Senate Citation for assisting Babylon Town’s emergency operations efforts during Tropical Storm Irene. More...

Sen. Johnson delivers over 1,000 toys to Fighting 69th Infantry Regiment

NYS Sen. Owen H. Johnson’s Holiday Toy Drive delivered over 1,000 toys to children of soldiers of the Fighting 69th Infantry Regiment. More...

Columnists - Free Access

BEACON Biz Beat

BJ's opens in Deer Park

Promotional items for local businesses are printed at no charge as space permits. Readers and business owners can submit items for this column to us at acjnews@rcn.com or via U.S. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

If an old dog could pen his last wishes it may read something like the following, which comes from an email being circulated by the PETCO Foundation: “Before humans die, they write their last will and testament and give their home and all they More...

Obituaries

Annie W. Lewis, resident of West Babylon, and head cook at Berkshire Nursing Home

Annie W. Lewis, a resident of West Babylon since 1967 who traveled with her husband to every state in the country except for Alaska, died Jan. 8, 2012. She was 82 years old.  More...

Geraldine Jessie D’Andrea of Amityville

Geraldine J. (Getter) D’Andrea, aka Gerry of Amityville, died at home in Palm Beach Shores, Florida assisted by hospice and surrounded by family on Jan. 18, 2012.  Mrs. D’Andrea was born in Bainbridge, New York on Oct. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC NOTICE VILLAGE OF BABYLON NOTICE OF TAX SALE   More...













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