March 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon Village to hold hearing March 13 on piercing two percent tax cap

Joining more than a third of the Villages on Long Island that have already voted, Babylon is expected to pass a resolution to allow the Village to pierce the New York State tax cap. More...

Babylon Town honors local Eagle Scouts

Scouts Matthew Schweider of Troop 183, West Babylon, Christopher DiSclafani of Troop 284, Copiague and Thomas Joseph Yatchum of Troop 1, Babylon were recently recognized as Eagle Scouts by the Town of Babylon which declared March 11 and March 24 and More...

Lindenhurst Schools hold legislative breakfast; continue to talk about upcoming budget

Lawmakers, Lindenhurst school officials and residents attended a legislative breakfast hosted by the district Feb. 11 and school officials took the opportunity to outline some of the fiscal challenges facing the district this year.  More...

Lindenhurst woman pleads not guilty in DWI crash that injured three teens in DP

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.  Police said the three 16 year olds were crossing Grand Boulevar More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Islip yearbook 2011-2012 edition selected as national sample

The West Islip Yearbook Club has been notified by Balfour that the 2011- 2012 edition has been selected for use as a national sample. This year’s publication will include the addition of a technology component. More...

P.S. I Love You Day in North Babylon SD

Students in the North Babylon School District joined together with schools across Long Island to celebrate the second annual P.S. I Love You Day on Fri., Feb. 10. More...

Our Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip celebrates Pajama Day

Our Lady of Lourdes School in West Islip celebrated Catholic Schools Week with many exciting events. One of which was Pajama Day. Pictured here are some second graders from Mrs. Fran Sullivan’s class with all the donated pajamas. More...

Library

Babylon Library, 24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624

•The Boston Burglars: Sat., March 10, 2-3 p.m. Lively rollicking Irish music.  •Craft a Birdhouse: Tues., March 20, 4-5 p.m. Registration underway.  •Irish Country Painting: Tues., March 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Bay Shore/Brightwaters, 1 S. Country Rd. • 665-4350

•S.C.O.R.E.: Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon. By appointment only. Free face-to-face business counseling, mentoring, and training. More...

Deer Park Library, 44 Lake Ave. • 586-3000

•Knitting Group: Thursdays: March 8 & 22, April 12 & 26, 2-4 p.m. Whether you are a novice or an expert, join other knitters for an informal get-together sharing patterns, problems, tips, etc. All are welcome. More...

Opinion

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EDITORIAL

We need to change to move forward

The Nassau County Legislature made a brave move by approving Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano’s plan to consolidate police services and close precincts. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Attempt to derail redistricting reform is misguided

Prior to the election of 2010, former New York City Mayor Ed Koch garnered significant and justified attention for having candidates for state office pledge to support the creation of an independent panel that would redraw district lines after the ce More...

Breaking News - 3/14/2012 2:21 PM

Babylon Village Board votes to override NYS 2 percent tax cap

Mayor calls it a "precautionary measure"

Posted Tues., March 13, 2012 By Carolyn James More...

Town gives free passes to military families for pools, beaches

By Carolyn James Recipients of the Purple Heart and their immediate families will not have to pay the annual fees for access to the Town’s beaches and pools, following passage of an exemption by the Town of Babylon March 6. More...

In the News!

Patricia A. McGlinchey MS RN WHNPBC, a Babylon Village resident, has joined Comprehensive Obstetrics & Gynecology of Long Island, PLLC. The office is located at 556 Montauk Highway, West Islip.  More...

Two-car crash flips Nissan over in West Islip

The West Islip Fire Department responded to a two-car collission at Udall Road, just south of the eastbound service road of Sunrise Highway at approximately 2:40 p.m., Mon. Feb. 27. More...

Three injured in one-car crash in Copiague

North Amityville Fire Company volunteers responded to the scene of a one-car accident just after midnight Tues., Feb. 21. More...

 

People/Social

Babylon HS student council holds “Soup-er Bowl” food drive

Babylon High School’s student council collected non-perishable food items last week for the “Soup-er Bowl” food drive to benefit the Babylon Presbyterian Church.  More...

Southside celebrates 100th anniversary

Senator Owen H. Johnson joined Assemblyman Phil Boyle in commemorating Southside Hospital’s 100th anniversary with a Legislative Resolution presentation at a celebration that took place at the Hyatt Regency Long Island in Hauppauge on Oct. More...

Eastern Star held installation of officers at Babylon Masonic Hall

Pyramid Chapter #594 Order of the Eastern Star held its 96th installation of officers at the Babylon Masonic Lodge recently. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Westminster Mystery 1: Sensation, Pointer synonymous with Westminster Kennel Club, was buried in Babylon at the turn of the last century. An 1879 Wellstood steel engraving of Sensation is the model for the Westminster logo. More...

Events & Bulletin

This week’s Calendar of Events

MONDAY, March 12   •Town of Babylon Planning Board meeting: 7 p.m. Babylon Town Hall, 200 E. Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst. For info., call 631-957-3102.  More...

Constantino Brumidi Lodge Vegas Night March 9

The Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park, is sponsoring a Friday Night Vegas, Fri., March 9. The doors open 7 p.m. Food and drink will be available. For information, call 631-586-3928.   More...

Stop World Hunger Tennis tournament March 17

Stop World Hunger, Inc. has announced its schedule of tennis events for the spring. This is the 32nd year of tennis programs to stop hunger on the local and international levels. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Grace Hartley Aldrich, former Babylon resident, Aldrich Animal Hospital owner

Dorothy Grace Hartley Aldrich, a former longtime resident of Babylon, died at the home of her son Andrew and his wife Patricia in Pleasant Valley, New York surrounded by family on Sat., Jan. 28, 2012. More...

Mangano Funeral Home, Deer Park bereavement support program

Mangano Funeral Home, Deer Park’s only family owned funeral home, has announced the start of a monthly bereavement support program. More...

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehab. bereavement group

Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center’s Pastoral Care Department will be providing a bereavement support group to community members mourning the loss of a loved one. More...

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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 Tr More...













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