March 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

WISD to parents: athletics will not be cut!

Dozens of parents attended the West Islip School District’s third budget hearing asking whether rumors about cutting athletics were true. "Are middle school and junior varsity sports on the chopping block?" asked one resident. More...

Lindy woman hits police car; charged with DWI

A woman was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after she struck a police vehicle at the intersection of Montauk Highway and Buena Vista Blvd., Lindenhurst on Sun., March 11.  The police officer sustained a broken leg and was tra More...

West Islip young adult charged with graffiti

Suffolk County Police arrested a 21-year-old West Islip man March 14 who they say vandalized several buildings and street signs in West Islip and Bay Shore since the beginning of the year.  More...

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Lindenhurst students winter wonderland creations at Daniel Street Elementary

Daniel Street Elementary School’s fifth-grade students celebrated the season by creating and eating favorite winter wonders.  Students began in their classrooms and moved to the other fifth-grade classrooms for each creation. More...

NB Robert Moses Middle School students participate in successful fundraiser

The students and staff at Robert Moses Middle School went above and beyond by collecting more than $1,500 for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund, and pancreatic cancer re More...

North Babylon students taking steps toward a healthier lifestyle

North Babylon students took steps toward a healthier lifestyle during Belmont Elementary School’s annual Healthy Run. Students gathered in grade-level groups to run the quarter mile around the school field.  More...

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Babylon News & Muse

•Well, this harsh winter has finally ended and we find ourselves…oh, wait. Spring has been here for at least a month or so, and the forsythia is beginning to bloom. I don’t know about you, but this is a little scary to me. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

For the second year in a row, the Awareness Club at Syosset High invited Last Hope to participate in the event held in the school’s lobby which is designed to alert students and staff about nearby volunteer opportunities.  More...

Events & Bulletin

WISD working to close budget gap; busing proposition vote March 27th

Amidst a plan to close two elementary schools and take other cost-saving measures, the West Islip School Board unveiled its latest numbers for its proposed 2012-13 budget with administrators and officials saying it is “better than anticipated.& More...

Helping Hands Easter Basket Drive March 29

Helping Hands will hold its spring gift/ Easter basket drive, Thurs., March 29, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. More...

Sen. Johnson announced financial services for mortgage foreclosure prevention March 23

N.Y.S. Sen. Owen H. Johnson announced that the New York State Department of Financial Services mortgage foreclosure prevention specialists will meet with homeowners already in foreclosure and those at risk of foreclosure Fri., March 23, 11 a.m. More...

Opinion

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Let’s rein in litter

The daffodils are up around Babylon Town and look beautiful again this year. What doesn’t look so great is the large amount of litter and debris in many areas. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Home Depot is a community partner in education

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Breaking News - 3/27/2012 4:08 PM

Woman robs People's Bank, Babylon Village, today

A woman entered the People’s United Bank at 375 Deer Park Ave., today, handed a teller a note threatening violence and demanding cash. That incident occurred at 10:30 a.m. The teller complied and gave the woman cash from the drawer. More...

Breaking News - 3/26/2012 1:57 PM

West islip Fire forces evacuation of Tutor Time

140 youngsters evacuated safely to Atlantic Auto Mall
This story contains a video

By Carolyn James A fire erupted on the roof of a building in West Islip this morning right next door to Tutor Time, a child care facility at 181 Sunrise Higway. More...

Babylon Village Board votes to override tax cap

Move is precautionary, says Mayor Ralph Scordino

The Babylon Village Board voted unanimously to override, if necessary, the two percent tax cap following a public hearing on the resolution. More...

Astronaut visits WB

Retired NASA astronaut, Story Musgrove, spoke to the students at West Babylon Junior High School. He discussed his 30-year career with NASA and his six space missions. More...

National Guard graduates

Major General Patrick A. Murphy, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capabilities for additional responsibility and leadership.  More...

DPHS student Lexxi Saal in MSG Varsity Talent Show April 15

Thirty-two of the most talented high school singing and dancing acts from across the Tri-State Area will get their chance to shine when MSG Varsity’s Talent Show returns for its second season, beginning Sun., April 15, 8 p.m. More...

 

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Geothermal heat pumps generate savings

(NAPSI)—Here’s hot news: Homeowners who invest in a geothermal heating and cooling system receive savings not only at the time of installation, but well into the future. More...

Tips for modernizing your bathroom

(StatePoint) Whether your bathroom is in need of repairs or you’re simply looking to create a more welcoming space, modernizing can be a fun and cost-effective experience.  With the right fixtures, you can create a space that’s envir More...

Schools/Sports

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•The following local residents were named to the dean’s list at Boston University, Boston Massachusetts for the fall 2011 semester: Babylon resident Michelle M. Janaszak; West Babylon resident Ryan J. More...

Babylon Varsity athletes recognized at awards ceremony

High school athletes from the 2011-12 winter sports season were recognized and presented with certificates on Feb. 28 at a varsity awards ceremony in Babylon High School’s Rowe Hall.  More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Irish Country Painting: Tues., March 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Create your own painting, $5 non-refundable fee due at registration.  More...

Obituaries

Howard Franklin Boynton, operated Boynton Transportation Company of West Babylon

Howard Franklin Boynton, the owner and operator of Boynton Transportation Company of West Babylon, died Jan. 23 in Virginia where he has lived since 1986. He was 75 years old.  Mr. Boynton was born to the late Alyce and Howard F. More...

Elaine Marie Leuci, Amityville resident, gifted writer

Pat Leuci knew from the moment he saw Elaine that she would be his wife. “I was driving along the West Side Highway in Manhattan and I saw her next to me driving a Volkswagen Beetle,” he said.  More...

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LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF HALF HOLLOW HILLS COMMUNITY LIBRARY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Special District Meeting of the qualified voters of the Half Hollow Hills Central School District&nbs More...

PUBLIC AND LEGAL NOTICE

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF SUFFOLK -----X LONG ISLAND MESSAGE CENTERS, INC., Plaintiffs, - against - INTEGRATED CON- STRUCTION MANAGEMENT, INC.; ROBERT L.  More...

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Notice of Sale Supreme Court SUFFOLK Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for HSI Asset Securitization Corporation Trust 2007-HE1 Mortgage Pass Through Certificates, Series 2007-HE1 Vs. More...













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