February 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lindenhurst woman pleads not guilty in DWI incident

A Lindenhurst woman who struck three teenagers last August while driving impaired on drugs pleaded not guilty at her arraignment on a grand jury indictment in Suffolk County court earlier this week.  Police said the three 16 year olds were cros More...

BSD wrestling with proposed budget

Babylon School District administrators and board members are sharpening their pencils, examining expenditures and reviewing the nuances of the new state property tax cap law in preparation for a very difficult budget season. More...

Man charged after attempted assault at Plesser's, Babylon Village

A man wielding a knife, threatened several people at Plesser’s Appliance Store in Babylon on Saturday and attempted to flee police before being arrested at Jacqueline’s Patisserie. Police and witnesses gave this account:  More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon Junior H.S. students work together on science project

Babylon Junior High School seventh-grade students taking Science 7 completed an interesting experiment: they made a sailboat using only 100 Popsicle sticks and a small bottle of glue.  More...

Scholars in the News

•Named to the dean’s list at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut for the fall 2011 semester are Bay Shore residents Brynn Bickford and Matthew Szekalski.   More...

Varsity gymnasts perform at Babylon Grade School

Babylon Memorial Grade School students were treated to an energetic, high-flying performance - complete with floor exercise routines, cartwheels and jaw-dropping trampoline stunts - on Feb. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •TAI-CHI: Mondays, Feb. 27, March 5, 12, 19, 11-12 noon. $15 non-refundable fee due at registration, which is underway.  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, February 27 •Town of Babylon Planning Board meeting: 7 p.m. Babylon Town Hall, 200 E. Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst. For info., call 631-957-3102. More...

Wounded Warriors comic book drive through Feb. 29

A comic book drive for Wounded Warriors at Bethesda Hospital is underway through Feb. 29. The public is being asked to donate new or gently used comic books to hospitalized wounded U.S. veterans returning from war. Items may be dropped off at S.C. More...

Brumidi Vegas Night Feb. 24

The Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park, is sponsoring a Friday Night Vegas, Fri., Feb. 24. The doors open 7 p.m. Food and drink will be available. For information call 631- 586-3928.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices - PUBLIC NOTICE VILLAGE OF BABYLON NOTICE OF TAX SALE

NOTICE OF ANNUAL DISTRICT ELECTION AND BUDGET VOTE LINDENHURST MEMORIAL LIBRARY LINDENHURST, NEW YORK -----------------------------  NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN that pursuant to the resolution of the Board of Trustees of the  Lindenhurst Memorial More...

Breaking News - 2/27/2012 6:22 PM

Container fire on Copiague keeps NAFCo and N. Lindy vamps busy

Posted Mon., Feb. 27: More...

Breaking News - 2/27/2012 6:12 PM

Arson Squad: WI house fire likely accidental

No injuries in Saturday's blaze

Posted Mon., Feb. 27, 2012- By Carolyn James A fire that broke out at a home on McCall Avenue in West Islip on Saturday is under investigation by the Suffolk County Arson Squad. More...

Lindenhurst woman pleads not guilty in DWI incident

A Lindenhurst woman who struck three teenagers last August while driving impaired on drugs pleaded not guilty at her arraignment on a grand jury indictment in Suffolk County court earlier this week..  Police said the three 16 year olds were cro More...

S.C. Sheriff Vincent F. DeMarco presents Criminal Justice Scholars

Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco recently joined with the New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute in honoring two local students who show promise as future criminal justice leaders More...

Newly restored Conklin Cemetery resurrects the lives of one of Babylon’s earliest and most colorful families

History may be born, but it is also surely buried, and that history has become a source of renewed interest at the Conklin Cemetery in Farmingdale.  More...

 

People/Social

Supervisor Croci tours Shellfish Hatchery

Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci recently toured the Town’s Shellfish Hatchery as part of Islip’s continuing effort to revitalize the Great South Bay. More...

Babylon Community Coalition awarded Certificate of Appreciation

The Babylon Community Coalition (BCC) was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from the Tobacco Action Coalition (TAC) during its Feb. 2 meeting.  More...

Sen. Johnson congratulates the newly appointed principal of St. John the Baptist HS

N.Y.S. Sen. Owen H. Johnson congratulated Nan Doherty on her appointment as the new principal of St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School. Doherty replaced former principal Walter Lace who recently retired.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Last Tuesday evening, the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show culminated with a “Peke on the Rocks.” “Malachy,” a four-year-old Pekingese, beat over 2000 champions entered in 185 breeds and varieties.  More...

Poster Pets for Adoption

Below, “Charlotte” ~ Shih tzu More...

Obituaries

Frank Petracca, Copiague barbershop owner, served in US Army

Time and history passed in the fire engine chair in Frank Petracca’s barbershop. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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DEC plan for contaminated plume is sorely insufficient

•A new homeowner cleared away some brush from his backyard to make room for a swing set for his children. He was fined $5,000 by the New York State DEC because it was a protected area.  More...

Writer on taxes: From each according to his ability

Dear Editor,  More...













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