April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lady Panthers score another victory

Defeat Clippers 16-1

Babylon Panther Tiana Giuliano had a one-hitter in a game against The Clippers, leading the Panthers to a 16-1 victory on Fri., April 27. The single hit came against Southold/Greenport’s Nicole Busso. More...

Our Lady of Grace 50th anniversary and Tulip Festival this weekend

Lorraine Bustamante Grand Marshall of parade

When Lorraine Bustmante was told that she had been chosen as the Grand Marshall of the Tulip Festival parade recognizing the 50th anniversary of Our Lady of Grace Church in West Babylon, she graciously accepted.  More...

Tulips stem from Babylon Town's history

The tribute to the tulips was, for many years, an annual event in Babylon Town, once called the Tulip Capital of the World. In the early 1900s, Cornelius J. More...

Three WB men charged in duping woman in driveway repaving scam

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives charged three men with grand larceny, 4th degree following an incident in which a 79-year-old Amityville woman was scammed out of more than $1,000 in cash Mon., April 16. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

LOCAL SCHOLARS MAKE THE NEWS

•Kevin Crowley, of North Babylon, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York.  More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

DogTV is a new breed of programming, an all-canine cable channel, designed to keep your dog relaxed, entertained and stimulated while you are away.  Macaulay Culkin would approve. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Babylon Chorale Ensemble: Sun., April 29, 2-3 p.m. This group will present a montage of jazz, pop and Broadway tunes.  More...

Obituaries

Veronica Kopitsch, employee of Marconi Circuit, Farmingdale

Veronica (Vera) P. Kopitsch, a resident of Amity Harbor, died March 17 at her home surrounded by her family.  She was born July 18, 1921 in Brooklyn to Patrick and Anna Irene (Werft) Hendricks. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

EDITORIAL

Celebrate Babylon’s Tulip history

This Saturday, the entire Town of Babylon will have the opportunity to celebrate its history as the Tulip Capital of the World, as the organizers of Our Lady of Grace Church’s 50th anniversary revive the tradition of the annual Tulip Parade and More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Guest editorial on race touched readers’ hearts   More...

Lindy marina undergoes repairs

Dock extensively damaged during hurricane Irene

During Hurricane Irene in August 2011, the Lindenhurst marina sustained significant damage, including damage to hundreds of feet of decking. More...

West Babylon School District Celebrates the Blue and Gold

Annual "Pride" event draws hundreds and cheers from the community
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The annual Blue and Gold celebration in West Babylon, a tradition for more than three decades, drew hundreds of people during its three-day run. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday, April 27 •Long Island Banjo Society meets 8 p.m., VFW Hall, 270 Trouville Rd., Copiague. Free admission; listen, sing and dance to banjo music. For info., call 516-889-2184. More...

Babylon School Board appoints new Superintendent

The Babylon UFSD Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Richard S. Rozakis as new Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2012. More...

Political blame game alive and well in Suffolk County

As Steve Levy's tenure gets a trashing, former County Executive fights back with press conferences

A leaked memo charging former Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy with mismanagement of County funds, followed by a press conference with Levy charging newly elected County Executive Steve Bellone with mismanagement of Town funds, racheted up the lev More...

 

People/Social

Twin girls for the Vagelatos and Scordino families

On Feb. 15, 2012, Dina and Spiro Vagelatos, of North Babylon, welcomed identical twin daughters, Ava Marie and Olivia Grace. Ava weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces and Olivia weighed 4 pounds, 5 ounces. More...

Restaurateurs look to refurbish former site of Hook restaurant into Tres Palms

Babylon Village is considering an application for a new restaurant at the site of the former Hook on East Court off Fire Island Avenue.  More...

Lindenhurst Village Mayor, Trustees sworn in

On April 2, Village of Lindenhurst Mayor Tom Brennan was sworn in for a third term. Joining in the ceremony were community leaders, Village residents and members of Village government. More...

Events & Bulletin

BVAC presents Opera Night in Babylon April 28

The Babylon Village Arts Council (BVAC) will present Opera Night in Babylon, Sat., April 28, 8 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 12 Prospect St., Babylon Village. There is a $10 donation. The concert is sponsored by Astoria Federal Savings Bank.  More...

BaCCA Concert Series begins April 27 with singers Conner Garvey and Putnam Smith

The Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts (BaCCA) will hold its fourth Friday Concert Series, Fri., April 27, 8 p.m. The concert will be held at 149 North Wellwood Ave., Lindenhurst. More...

Just Kids offers scholarships for Lindenhurst preschool children

Just Kids, located at the Kellum Street School, is offering limited scholarships for regular education children residing within the Lindenhurst School District to attend its half-day preschool program beginning September 2012. 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 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing of the qualified voters of  More...













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