April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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Horsley's office collects 30k comic books for Wounded Warriors

Deputy Presiding Officer Wayne R. Horsley was astounded to see the tremendous response to a comic book drive held over the past six weeks, which has yielded more than 30,000 donations. More...

Police seeking witness to fatal accident in WB

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a female pedestrian in West Babylon early this morning.  More...

West Islip's Eric Metodiev an Intel ISEF finalist

Eric Metodiev, a senior at West Islip High School, was recently selected as an Intel ISEF 2012 Finalist. He will represent the State of New York at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair to be held in Pittsburgh, from May 12-19. More...

Special Sections

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

This reprint of “Pets” Aug. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Trash or Treasure Antique Road Show: Sun., April 15, 2-4 p.m. Identify antiques. Prize for most unique item. More...

Events & Bulletin

West Islip PAWS Gala April 27

PAWS, (Partners Advancing West Islip Students) West Islip’s Education Foundation, is sponsoring its Seventh Annual Gala on Fri., April 27.  More...

Safe boating courses

United States Power Squadrons is offering safe boating courses, free vessel safety checks and more. With 18 squadrons around Long Island, there’s one near you. Visit WeBoatSafe.org or call 1-800-341-8777 for more information.   More...

West Islip Fire Department Rescue Squad annual Night at the Races set for April 21

The West Islip Fire Department Rescue Squad is hosting its 15th annual Night at the Races, Sat., April 21. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner is served at 6:30 and the races start at 8 p.m. The event will be held at 309 Union Blvd., West Islip. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

Your right to know

REVISED NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION BABYLON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE TOWN OF BABYLON, SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK   More...

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Town of Islip will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the Town Hall, 655 Main Street, Islip, NY on the following applications More...

DPSD teachers pass on deferred 3% raise

Agreement will save teaching positions

The Deer Park School District announced today that a contract agreement with the Deer Park Teachers’ Association was struck that will save the district more than a million dollars and enable it to continue to support a high-level of instruction More...

Local library budgets pass easily

West Islip residents approved the 2012-2013 library budget in a vote held at the library on Tues., April 3. The $3.5 million operating budget was approved by a vote of 299-86. More...

W. Babylon teachers take pay cut to save programs

Two more employee groups have come forward in the West Babylon School District, the teachers and the head and chief custodians, and agreed to pay cuts to enable the district to keep within the New York State tax cap and reinstate all of the proposed More...

NB School Board to approve budget this week; slightly over NYS tax cap

The North Babylon School District is expected to approve its 2012-13 school budget this week, which calls for an increase in the proposed tax levy of 2.53 percent, just slightly above the New York State cap for the district, which is at 2.14 percent. More...

Two WI firefighters injured in blaze

A roaring fire broke out at a home on Pine Avenue in West Islip early Friday morning, April 6. When it was over, two firefighters sustained injuries, and the home was extensively damaged. More...

 

People/Social

S.C. Treasurer Carpenter attends grand opening of Good Samaritans new Radiology Dept.

Treasurer Carpenter attended the grand opening of the Department of Radiology at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. It is a modern facility accredited by the American College of Radiology, offering the latest in radiologic technology. More...

Pack 99 of Babylon Village holds annual Arrow of Light awards

On March 16, five Webelos Scouts from Pack 99 of Babylon Village received the Arrow of Light award. The Arrow of Light award is the highest award that can be earned in Cub Scouting, comparable to the Boy Scout “Eagle Scout” award.   More...

Easter Egg Hunt Phelps Lane, North Babylon

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Obituaries

Antonina Messina, helped run family-owned business, Deer Park Ravioli, at 93 years old

Antonina (Lena) Messina, who owned and operated Deer Park Ravioli for many years with her husband and family, died in the Palm Gardens Nursing Home in Pt. Lucie, Florida, Jan. 21, 2012. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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GUEST EDITORIAL

Looking to an America where people are judged on who they are, not on the color of their skin

In light of the Trayvon Martin case, and the recent coverage of racial profiling in the media, I felt compelled to write this letter because of how closely it hits home.  More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

It’s women’s, not religious freedoms that are threatened today

Dear Editor:  Really now? More...













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