May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Babylon School District puts forth $46M budget for coming year

Budget vote and school board candidates election Tuesday

Members of the Babylon Board of Education unanimously adopted a $46 million budget for the 2012 – 2013 school year at the April 16, 2012 board meeting. More...

Two incumbents, one newcomer running for Babylon School Board

Babylon voters had the opportunity to meet the three candidates vying for the three seats on the school board at a “Meet the Candidate” event sponsored by the Babylon Parent Teacher Student Association on Mon., April 30. More...

Lindenhurst Village Marina being restored

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

New school district lines continue to worry and confound some in West Islip community

On the heels of the district’s decision to close two of its schools—Kirdahy and Westbrook—West Islip is now redistricting and many students will be attending a new school building in September. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Lady Panthers take Clippers 16-1

Babylon Panther Tiana Giuliano, at right, had a one-hitter in a game against the Clippers, leading the Panthers to a 16-1 victory on Fri., April 27. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets Pets Pets

“Excuse me while I kiss the sky.” Jimi Hendrix singing Purple Haze  More...

Events & Bulletin

Bob Sweeney announced funding for local road and bridge projects

New York State will invest $40,686,000 in nine road and bridge projects on Long Island as part of the NY Works Program, according to Assemblyman Bob Sweeney.  More...

Islip Historical Society hosts local historian Thomas Santorelli

The Historical Society of Islip Hamlet recently hosted a program by local historian Thomas Santorelli on the famous of Broadway and Hollywood and their impact on Islip. More...

TOB free organic gardening classes beginning May 14

The Town of Babylon, in conjunction with the Copiague Chamber of Commerce, is again offering free organic gardening classes for anyone interested in being able to grow their own vegetables. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT-COUNTY OF SUFFOLK HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR WELLS FARGO ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION, MORTGAGE ASSET-BACKED PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-PA1 Plaintiff, AGAINST F More...

Public Notices

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Copiague Property Tax Report Card Budgeted Proposed Percent 2011-12 Budget 2012-13 Change (A) (B) (C) Total Proposed Spending 101,902,840 103,394,622 1.46% School Tax Levy Limit1 54,752,960 Permissible Exclusions to the More...

Breaking News - 5/16/2012 12:26 PM

Police arrest man at West Babylon Pizzeria

Owner selling pizza—and pills

The owner of a local pizzeria was apparently selling more that pies and calzones. More...

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

Friday, May 11, 2012 •Vegas Night, Constantino Brumidi Lodge, 2075 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park. Doors open 7 p.m. Food and drink available. For info., call 631-586-3928. Saturday, May 12 More...

Tulip Fest and Parade highlight Our Lady of Grace Church anniversary - Free Access

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Almost a century ago, immigrants from Holland came to Babylon Town and planted their hopes and their dreams here. They were the tulip growers and cultivators, and their impact on Babylon’s history is deep and strong. More...

Two more candidates profiled for West Babylon School Board race

The following two candidates are running for the West Babylon School Board with six other candidates: Lucy Campasano, Stephen Donnelly, Thomas Lano, William Layden, Stacy Villigran and Jennifer Wandaschiewicz, whose profiles ran in last week’s More...

New Babylon Fire Department Chiefs installed

The Babylon Village Board recently recognized the newly installed members of the Babylon Village Fire Department Chief’s office, including Chief Paul Twardy, 1st Ass’t. More...

Lindy man charged in rebate scam

Suffolk County Police arrested a Lindenhurst man for filing fraudulent rebates with National Grid.  More...

 

People/Social

Proto inducted into Fordham Rowing Association

Andrew Proto was inducted into the Fordham Rowing Association at its annual dinner on March 27. More...

Babylon Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Our Lady of Grace Church with Tulip Festival and Parade

Van Bourgondien House Named Historical Site and Museum
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Library

At Your Library This Week

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Photography for Spring: Tues., May 15, 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how to capture the season with a digital camera.  • Spring Floral Arrangement: May 17, 7-8:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Joseph George Timme Sr., US Navy veteran

Joseph George Timme Sr., a U.S. Navy veteran who served in World War II, died April 6, 2012. He was 89 years old.  Mr. Timme was born and raised in Queens and moved to Babylon in the early 1950s. More...

Marion T. Mauro, longtime West Babylon resident and homemaker

Marion T. Mauro, a West Babylon resident since the early 1950s, died Thurs., April 12 at the age of 90.  More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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EDITORIAL

Petaling the past to an adoring audience

There is something so attractive to our human nature when it comes to reviving history. Perhaps it is that we find comfort in the ties that bind us to the past. Perhaps it is exciting to follow in the steps of those who have gone before us. More...

PUBLIC COMMENTARY

Covanta reminds Babylon residents about importance of caring for the environment  Dear Editor:  More...













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